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Session I – Applied Ergonomics – the Human/Workplace Interface

Joseph J. Sweere DC, DABCO, DACBOH, FICC

Inappropriate workplace planning and design results in significant human suffering and economic losses. The vast majority of workplace ergonomic disorders involve the neuromusculoskeletal system. Learn the time-honored, core principles of workplace ergonomics along with real-world case studies and field applications to arrive at increased workplace safety, worker comfort and morale, increased efficiency and greater productivity. $239 for 10 CE hours.

 

Session II – On-Site Chiropractic Occupational Clinical Services

Elizabeth Auppl CDST, CASP and Chad Henriksen DC, DABCOH

A growing trend in the provision of corporate on-site health and wellness services currently prevails throughout American businesses. Gain a clear understanding of the significant advantage you have in the provision of such services and the competencies expected of you. Learn in detail the various phases of successful corporate consulting and the exceptional outcomes that can be accomplished when you are an appropriately trained provider.  $239 for 10 CE hours.

Session III – Medico-Legal Considerations in the Provision of On-site Chiropractic Care

Joseph J. Sweere DC, DABCO, DACBOH, FICC and Chad Henriksen, DC, DACBOH with a guest appearance by Jim Patterson, DC, DACBOH

Clinicians who provide occupational health services must be cognizant of the wide variety of local, state and federal guidelines that regulate employers and the consultants they engage.  On-site chiropractic care providers need a broad understanding of each of the governmental agencies and the purposes they serve. These include workplace health and safety; workers’ compensation; the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission and worker selection/hiring practices. Case studies and examples are provided so that you will have the confidence and competence to work effectively with employers and their employees in accomplishing their shared goals.    $239 for 10 CE hours.

Note: Hours can apply toward the Occupational Health and Applied Ergonomics Diplomate program.

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Northwestern's Continuing Education Department endeavors to present information that is timely, accurate and helpful in the on-going education and relicensure requirements of health care professionals. Individuals taking these courses assume all responsibility for checking with their professional licensing boards or other governing bodies regarding the clinical applicability of course content, presumed competencies which may be developed as a result of taking any course, seminar, or other mode of instruction.

 

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