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WCA and University of Bridgeport are offering the required 50 hours of in-person education in Wisconsin. The additional 250 hours can be completed online through University of Bridgeport. 

Why complete a Diplomate in Orthopedics? Here's Dr. Brandon Steele with some info:

2020-21 Course Schedule

Back by popular demand, we are offering 5 10-hour Diplomate Courses again, starting at our 2020 Spring Convention. Each class is approved for Continuing Education for DCs whether you plan to complete the diplomate or not.

  • Feb 22-23, 2020: Practical Solutions for Resolving LPB Challenges, Dr. Tim Bertelsman, Spring Convention, KI Convention Center Green Bay
  • Sept 26-27, 2020: Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions, Dr. James Demetrious, Fall Convention, Kalahari Resort Wisconsin Dells
  • December 5-6, 2020: Differential Diagnosis of Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions of the Lower Extremity. Dr. James J. Lehman & Dr. Ed Glaser, location to be announced.
  • April 17-18, 2021: Pain Management and Tissue Healing: From Onset To Resolution With Laser Therapy. Dr. Nelson Marquina. Spring Convention, Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
  • September 18-19, 2021: Mastering the Assessment and Management of Shoulder and Upper Extremity Problems, Dr. Brandon Steele, Fall Convention, Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells

For Registration:

Reasons to attend the Orthopedic / Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (NMSM) Diplomate courses and become a board certified chiropractic specialist:

Would you like to increase your personal income, secure a reasonable salary with benefits, become a member of a primary care team, join a specialty care clinic, teach at a medical school, or retire your student loan debt?  If yes, you should consider attending our advanced clinical training program.

We are searching for solutions to an assortment of major problems within our health care system. Integration of chiropractic specialists into coordinate care organizations with the ability to evaluate and manage painful neuromusculoskeletal conditions is one valuable solution. Chiropractic neuromusculoskeletal medicine specialists serving as members of the primary care team or within a specialty medical facility may assist the healthcare system with the following problems:

  • Opioid addiction epidemic
  • A chronic pain epidemic
  • Rising costs of medical care
  • Increasing incidence of medical errors and duplication of expensive diagnostic services

The integration of chiropractic specialists into coordinated care organizations also addresses significant problems facing the chiropractic profession including shrinking third part reimbursement for chiropractic services, reduced access to chiropractic services and rising health care student loan debts.

Coordinated care organizations may include:

  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Corporate healthcare organizations
  • Community health centers
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Patient-Centered Medical Homes
  • Hospitals
  • Specialty care organizations

For more information about the Orthopedic Diplomate through University of Bridgeport (look for "Start Online Today" on bottom left sidebar) >>Click here