This series of classes is for staff seeking initial certification as a Chiropractic Technician (CT) and for CTs adding modalities to their current license or seeking continuing education hours. Full course descriptions are listed below.
SCHEDULE / REGISTRATION FEES
Complete 24 Hour Series - All 9 Classes Member Early Bird $284 / Regular Rate $299 Nonmember Early Bird $399 / Regular Rate $414
Saturday March 17 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Prelim. Physical Exams 8am - 11am • 3 CE Member Early Bird $70 / Regular Rate $95 Nonmember Early Bird $100 / Regular Rate $125
Physiological Therapeutics Overview (Prerequisite to Modalities) 11am - 3pm • 4 CE Member Early Bird $95 / Regular Rate $120 Nonmember Early Bird $135 / Regular Rate $160
Mechanical Therapy* 3pm - 4:30pm • 1.5 CE Member Early Bird $70 / Regular Rate $95 Nonmember Early Bird $100 / Regular Rate $125
Sunday March 18 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thermotherapy & Cryotherapy* 8am - 10am • 2 CE Member Early Bird $70 / Regular Rate $95 Nonmember Early Bird $100 / Regular Rate $125
Electrotherapy* 10am - 12:30pm • 2.5 CE Member Early Bird $70 / Regular Rate $95 Nonmember Early Bird $100 / Regular Rate $125
Therapeutic Ultrasound* 12:30pm - 2:30pm • 2 CE Member Early Bird $70 / Regular Rate $95 Nonmember Early Bird $100 / Regular Rate $125
Saturday March 24 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chiropractic Principles 8am - 9am • 1 CE Member Early Bird $25 / Regular Rate$30 Nonmember Early Bird $40 / Regular Rate $45
Patient History 9am - 1pm • 4 CE Member Early Bird $95 / Regular Rate $120 Nonmember Early Bird $135 / Regular Rate $160
Musculoskeletal Anatomy 1pm - 5pm • 4 CE Member Early Bird $95 / Regular Rate $120 Nonmember Early Bird $135 / Regular Rate $160
*Prerequisite is Physiological Therapeutics Overview
Preliminary Physical Examinations 3 CE
Course required for CTs involved in the preliminary chiropractic examination. Includes obtaining vital signs - patient’s height, weight, temperature, blood pressure - and noting other physical characteristics that do not require the use of instruments or more extensive diagnostic procedures. Attendees should bring the following if they have one available: • Blood pressure cuff • Stethoscope
Physiological Therapeutics Overview 4 CE
This overview course is the prerequisite for taking any of the physiological therapeutic modality courses such as Traction, Thermotherapy, Ultrasound and Electrotherapy. It is designed for chiropractic technicians who perform any physiological therapeutic modalities in the office and includes descriptions of the basic elements of various modalities. This course features interactive demonstrations and also covers the history and concepts of chiropractic physiological therapeutics followed by scope of application, the healing process and indications of pain. Chiropractic technicians are only required to take the specific therapies they plan to perform in the office.
Mechanical Therapy* 1.5 CE
Topics covered include: • Long axis & intersegmental traction types • Principles • Physiological effects
Thermotherapy & Cryotherapy* 2 CE
Topics covered include: • Application pack types • Methods & applications • Physiological effects • Indications & contraindications
Electrotherapy* 2.5 CE
Topics covered include: • Physiological basis & classification • Interference indication & contraindications • Therapy parameters • Electrode placement
Therapeutic Ultrasound* 2 CE
Topics covered include: • Application dosage & time • Physics physiological effects • Indications & contraindications
Chiropractic Principles 1 CE
This course will discuss the basic premises of chiropractic including a brief history, healthcare integration, general chiropractic treatment, and introduction to common conditions.
Patient History 4 CE
Required for CTs who take any patient history outside the presence of the chiropractor. Topics covered include the subjective portion of the S.O.A.P. note format (Subjective, Objective, Assessment and Plan), which is the most widely used type of documentation in the health care industry. Will be taught. This method is part of a system for organizing the patient record called the “problem oriented record.” Please bring 2 copies of the following office forms if you use them: • Patient Intake Form • History/Exam Form • Daily Note Form • Update Form
Musculoskeletal Anatomy 4 CE
This course will introduce the student to basic musculoskeletal anatomy so that they can identify common landmarks, regions, and musculature treated within a chiropractic office.
Dr. Brenda Holland, DC, DICCP is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. Since graduation, she has served on numerous chiropractic and community boards and committees. Dr. Holland has been actively teaching courses including anatomy, x-ray positioning, nutrition & therapy modalities. She has an advanced degree in pediatrics and pregnancy and is currently in active practice in Germantown.
HOTEL ROOMS are available for class participants. Call Metropolis Resort & Conference Center at 715.514.2342 to reserve. Rooms set aside for guests 5/16 & 5/17 at $89.00
Pre-Registration is highly recommended; you may register onsite if space is available. Refunds, less $15 administrative fee, until 7 days before event. 50% refund 2-6 days before event. No refund day before or day of event. Contact us at 608-256-7023 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Early rate is valid 7 or more days before the class date.
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