Understanding Whiplash: Unraveling the Impact of Auto Accidents Part 2 (Murphy, Jul 13-14, 2024 on-campus)
July 13, 2024 12:00pm - 8:00pm
July 14, 2024 8:00am - 12:00pm
10 general, 2 ethics CE hours
Hour#1: Low Back and Leg Pain Following Whiplash Injury
Point out the probable mechanisms for direct injury to the lower back during motor vehicle collisions.
Distinguish between radiculopathy, neuropathy, and sclerogenic referral of extremity pain.
Hour#2: Central Canal Stenosis
Define the parameters for cervical and lumber spine central canal stenosis.
Utilize both the Torg/Pavlov and the ratio radiographic methods for assessing cervical spine central canal stenosis.
Explain the critical relationship between central canal stenosis and hyperextension spinal injuries.
Demonstrate a practical method for the clinical assessment of cervical spine central canal stenosis.
Hour#3: Whiplash Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury
Explain the differences between a blow brain injury and an inertial brain injury.
Define the pathoanatomic and patho-biochemistry of traumatic brain injury.
Justify clinical interventions that have a positive therapeutic influence on traumatic brain injury.
Hour#4: Cervical Disc Herniation
Point out the anatomical differences between lumbar and cervical discs.
Explore the pathoanatomical and therapeutic differences between lumbar and cervical discs lesions.
Hour#5: Examinations and Evaluations
Explain the minimum examinations that should be performed.
Explain the minimum requirements for charting the daily patient contact.
Hour#6: Women v. Men in Collisions
Learn the concept of cross-sectional soft tissue diameter of injury and traumatic injury.
Learn the concept of head circumference relative to neck circumference in traumatic injury.
Make recommendations for re-evaluations.
Make recommendations for interim reports contents.
Explore common academic terminology and concepts in effective report writing.
Distinguish between a percipient witness and an expert witness.
Explain what a subpoena is and what it means to the treating chiropractor.
Explain what a deposition is for the treating chiropractor. Summarize the basic rules of a treating expert deposition.
Summarize the mechanics of a personal injury trial from the perspective of the treating chiropractor.
Hour#9: Testimony Applications
Demonstrate a typical soft tissue direct examination.
Show the two most common drawings to support chiropractic care for soft tissue injuries.
Hour#10: Management of Difficult Cases
Discuss the concept of how the systemic inflammatory profile affects local injury.
List 8 systemic inflammatory factors that should be considered and co-managed on whiplash-injured patients
TWO HOURS ETHICS-LAW
Discuss the concepts of standard of care and causation as related to chiropractic clinical practice.
Review the State of California publications pertaining to:
• Medical Negligence/Malpractice
• Standard of Care for Health Care Professionals
• Success Not Required
• Duty to Refer to a Specialist
• Abandonment of Patient
• Informed Consent
DAN MURPHY, DC
Dr. Dan Murphy graduated magna cum laude from Western States Chiropractic College in 1978, and has more than 36 years of practice experience. He received his Diplomate in Chiropractic Orthopedics in 1986. Since 1982, Dr. Murphy has served as part-time undergraduate faculty at Life Chiropractic College West, where he is currently teaching classes to seniors in the Management of Spinal Disorders.
See below for a list of credits available for this seminar.
Life Chiropractic College West is accredited by the CCE and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
*The following State and Province boards do not require an application when a program is sponsored by a college accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE): CO, CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IA, MD, MA, MI, MT, NE, NH, NJ, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VA, WA, WY, BC, NB, ON, QC. Life Chiropractic College West cannot guarantee that any session of this offering will be accepted by these licensing board(s). Life West urges licensees to familiarize themselves with the laws governing continuing education in the jurisdictions where they hold licensure.
Available Credit Hours
- 12.00 AK Chiropractic BoardAlaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 AZ Chiropractic BoardArizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 BC Chiropractic CollegeBritish Columbia College of Chiropractors
- 10.00 CA Chiro Board, Category BCA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
- 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A EthicsCalifornia Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
- 12.00 CO Chiropractic BoardColorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 CT Chiropractic BoardConnecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
- 12.00 DC Chiropractic BoardDistrict of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 DE Chiropractic BoardDelaware Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 HI Chiropractic BoardHawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 IA Chiropractic BoardIowa Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 ID Chiropractic BoardIdaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
- 12.00 IL Chiropractic BoardIllinois Medical Licensing Board
- 12.00 IN Chiropractic BoardIndiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 KS Chiropractic AssocKansas Chiropractic Association
- 12.00 MA Chiropractic BoardMassachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
- 12.00 MB Chiropractic AssocManitoba Chiropractors' Association
- 12.00 MD Chiropractic BoardMaryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 ME Chiropractic BoardMaine Board of Chiropractic Licensure
- 12.00 MI Chiropractic BoardMichigan Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 MN Chiropractic BoardMinnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 MO Chiropractic BoardMissouri Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 MS Chiropractic BoardMississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 MT Chiropractic BoardMontana Board of Chiropractors
- 12.00 NB Chiropractic AssocNew Brunswick Chiropractors' Association
- 12.00 NC Chiropractic BoardNorth Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 ND Chiropractic BoardNorth Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 NE Chiropractic BoardNebraska Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 NH Chiropractic BoardNew Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 NJ Chiropractic BoardNew Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 NS Chiropractic CollegeNova Scotia College of Chiropractors
- 12.00 NV Chiropractic BoardNevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
- 12.00 OH Chiropractic BoardOhio Chiropractic Board
- 12.00 ON Chiropractic CollegeOntario College of Chiropractors
- 12.00 OR Chiropractic BoardOregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 PACEFCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
- 12.00 PR Chiropractic BoardPuerto Rico Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 QC Chiropractic OrdreQuebec Ordre Des Chiropracticiens
- 12.00 RI Chiropractic BoardRhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
- 12.00 SC Chiropractic BoardSouth Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 SD Chiropractic BoardSouth Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 TN Chiropractic BoardTennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 UT Chiropractic BoardUtah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
- 12.00 VA Board of MedicineVirginia Board of Medicine
- 12.00 VI Chiropractic BoardU.S. Virgin Islands Board of Chiropractic Examiners
- 12.00 VT Chiropractic BoardVermont Board of Chiropractic
- 12.00 WA Chiropractic CommWashington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
- 12.00 WY Chiropractic BoardWyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Changes and Refunds
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