Specifics in Adjusting TMJD Patients (DC CE)
With the right skill set, chiropractors are perfectly positioned to care for patients suffering from debilitating jaw pain, popping, clicking, and locked jaw. In this 2-hour course, Dr. Alex Vidan will address the desperate need for focus on TMJD care in our communities. Drawing on a specific protocol that he developed and has applied in his private practice for years, Dr. Vidan will review the anatomy of the TMJ and the supportive structures and teach the essentials for assessing and adjusting the TMJ. At the end of this course, you will better understand the needs of your community and how to begin adjusting TMJ patients. TMJD patients are eager for help, and they are looking for you!
This course will discuss the current healthcare crisis and chiropractic as a potential solution. Through the lens of social entrepreneurship, chiropractic has a unique opportunity to create value and sustained change by providing a solution for some of today’s most pressing healthcare issues. Specific solution–based business principles will be shared to support an evolved perspective of what chiropractic could offer communities to promote healthcare literacy, improved outcome measures and potentially set a foundation for healthcare policy change.
Jenny Mejia Spicer
Dr. Jenny Mejia Spicer, a Chiropractic Physician practicing in Tampa, Florida is presenting, “8 steps for a Successful Chiropractic Assistant”. She will be discussing office procedures, office flow, billing, referrals and goals. Dr. Jenny has experience of being a Chiropractic Assistant herself to running her own Chiropractic office. This lecture will help guide you through being a successful Chiropractic Assistant. Learn how to be the superstar to help your doctor to take their practice to the next level.
This is a 2- hour course in joint analysis and adjustments for the foot and ankle. This course will feature corrective cutting edge procedures including manipulation, passive mobilization, active mobilization, self- mobilization, and soft tissue release. Indications and contraindications for their use will be discussed. Various types of analysis will be utilized, including motion palpation, muscle testing, postural assessment, movement pattern evaluation, and orthopedic testing. This will be a predominantly hands-on seminar emphasizing clinical skill development.
“The framing of a problem is often far more essential than its solution.” – Albert Einstein.
The difference between a setback and an opportunity is how we evaluate the situation. In the Fixed Mindset, the case would be deemed a failure, and by extension, we are a failure. Our innate ability was not enough to overcome the situation, and it never will be. In the Growth Mindset, we would look at this as an opportunity to learn and grow, and with enough time and experience, we can overcome the situation. Which mindset is more advantageous to personal and business success? We are going to dive into each mindset and discuss how they impact our lives. We will end with a discussion of how you can convert your Fixed Mindset into the Growth Mindset.
With constant changes in the healthcare field, the need for professional chiropractic assistants to receive ongoing education is more critical than ever. This years’ focused education and training will help you understand why certain treatments and exercises are so effective in chiropractic. Learn useful information beneficial to a chiropractic assistant which will increase your skills and knowledge base. Education topics will cover the areas in the chiropractic practice, such as anatomy and physiology, rehabilitation, therapeutic techniques, and more!
Learn to approach pregnancy from a functional standpoint: incorporating active care into your practice, improving patient outcomes and satisfaction, and enhancing your clinical skills for expectant patients.
In this one-hour presentation, Dr. Gregg Friedman will discuss the most common exam and treatment codes that chiropractors use. You will learn the four keys to certain codes and what needs to be documented in order to justify treatment.
Florida Board approved as general hours only
In this presentation, Dr. Friedman will discuss the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine Rules and Laws. Real world examples will be discussed regarding how to successfully navigate through the various rules.
1. Discuss the four issues of insurance fraud and how to prevent them
2. Explain the definition of sexual misconduct
3. Illustrate excessive treatment and how to prevent it
4. Discuss false and misleading advertising
5. Define scope of practice for Florida
6. Explain negligence and incompetence and appropriate standards of care
7. Discuss patient records release
8. Illustrate payment for referrals and legal ramifications
In this two-hour presentation, Dr. Gregg Friedman will explain the documentation requirements for history taking and exam, including a discussion as to what the exam is actually for and what it’s not for. You will also learn the one thing you MUST do at the beginning of care for each patient that will help you blow past several documentation requirements and help establish your value with your patients.
1. Illustrate documentation of subjective complaints and wellness care
2. Discuss proper documentation of imaging findings and diagnoses
3. Demonstrate documentation of treatment provided
4. Illustrate appropriate documentation of treatment goals
5. Discuss documentation of subjective complaints and wellness care for subsequent visits
6. Illustrate 3 vital signs that can be measured on documented in a post-Covid world
7. Demonstrate proper documentation of daily objective findings
8. Discuss proper documentation of the 3 parts of the Assessment
9. Illustrate documentation that justifies CMT
10. Illustrate documentation that justifies passive modalities
11. Demonstrate documentation that justifies active rehab
12. Discuss documentation of goals and treatment plan for subsequent visits
1. Discuss the CCGPP Guidelines and how they can minimize risk
2. Illustrate the CCGPP acute spine related pain algorithm
3. Demonstrate the CCGPP chronic spine related pain algorithm
4. Discuss complicating factors that can affect risk
In this presentation, Dr. Friedman will discuss the various ways in which documentation oversights can lead to issues and what chiropractors can do to minimize these errors. Real world case studies will be discussed regarding how to successfully navigate through the various documentation procedures.
Kathy (KMC) Weidner
Compliance with the front office necessities of every day practice may sound mundane or boring. Not this time! Would it surprise you to know that a few tweaks on your standard operating procedure for Medicare, coding, documentation and billing can actually make you money and lower your compliance risk? Statistic show that special attention to the basics of day-to-day procedure and excellent execution in these areas is the key to practice success. In this important, fast-paced session, appropriate for doctors and team members alike, we’ll cover all the important aspects of a clean, compliant, front office process, from the front desk to the insurance department to the doctor. Kathy will keep you on the edge of your seats with interactive learning opportunities and other ways to make this topic FUN and informative! You will go home with tons of ideas and procedures to implement immediately! Don’t miss it!
This course will provide clinically important tools for evaluating and treating shoulder conditions. Functional and relevant tests/screens will be demonstrated along with dynamic palpation assessments of the cervicothoracic and shoulder complex joints. Emphasis will be placed on the interpretation of the assessment findings and how to correlate this information with other historical and examination data. Treatment options in the form of corrective adjustments and rehabilitation methods of the cervicothoracic area and shoulder complex will be discussed and demonstrated.
The first part of this course will explain WHY the evidence-practice gap has grown to be a crisis, WHAT high value musculoskeletal care looks like, HOW people become fragile, and HOW they can get back to activity and gain resilience.
The second part of this course will discuss HOW to pivot from medicalization of musculoskeletal pain to patient empowerment and self-management. In addition, HOW practitioner beliefs lead to over-detection, over-diagnosis, and over-treatment.
This course will explain how to build a functional dashboard of relatable goals, connect the dots from a person’s story to an achievable plan, and how to validate peoples’ “lived experiences” by offering hope and an achievable plan.
Dr. Jerome Adams
In far too many cases, businesses are pitted against health. That’s why Jerome Adams was the first Surgeon General to actively engage businesses to become change-makers and forces for health in their communities. In this talk for corporate stakeholders, Dr. Adams explains why communities that are unhealthy don’t just see individuals with poor health—they see businesses with poor economic health, more absenteeism, lower productivity, increased workplace accidents, increased turnover and trouble recruiting a healthy workforce. In this informative talk drawn from his landmark Surgeon General Report, Dr. Adams shares examples from 40 companies that elevated community health, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it benefits their bottom line.
William E. Morgan
Neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to change, adapt, and reorganize. Until recent decades, we thought this ability ended in early childhood. But now we know that the brain can continually reorganize throughout our lives. Because of this, we should look for ways to keep our mind sharp and productive. Dr. Morgan will discuss the modern history of neurology and chiropractic and uncover where these histories and disciplines converge.
In this presentation, Dr. Morgan will outline common misconceptions about aging and cognitive decline and will explore the optimization of diet and exercise regimen as well as other lifestyle adaptations that will enhance brain health.
You will be equipped to utilize this information on Monday morning to benefit their patients and provide care that will enhance the health of patients, doctors, and the practice.