ABCA National Convention: Pediatrics for the Doctor of Chiropractic (On-Demand)

Instructions

This seminar is part of the ABCA National Convention.  To access, you must be registered for the full Convention via the ABCA website. Once you are registered you may choose this and whichever lecture hours you prefer.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AK Chiropractic Board
    Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 AL Chiropractic Board
    Alabama Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 AR Chiropractic Board
    Arkansas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 AZ Chiropractic Board
    Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
  • 2.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 2.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 FL Chiropractic Board
    Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine
  • 2.00 GA Chiropractic Board
    Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 2.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 2.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 KS Chiropractic Assoc
    Kansas Chiropractic Association
  • 2.00 KY Chiropractic Board
    Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 LA Chiropractic Board
    Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 MB Chiropractic Assoc
    Manitoba Chiropractors' Association
  • 2.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 ME Chiropractic Board
    Maine Board of Chiropractic Licensure
  • 2.00 MN Chiropractic Board
    Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MO Chiropractic Board
    Missouri Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MS Chiropractic Board
    Mississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NB Chiropractic Assoc
    New Brunswick Chiropractors' Association
  • 2.00 NC Chiropractic Board
    North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 ND Chiropractic Board
    North Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 NH Chiropractic Board
    New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NS Chiropractic College
    Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 2.00 NY Chiropractic Board
    New York State Board for Chiropractic
  • 2.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 2.00 ON Chiropractic College
    Ontario College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 PACE
    FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
  • 2.00 PA Chiropractic Board
    Pennsylvania Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 PR Chiropractic Board
    Puerto Rico Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 QC Chiropractic Ordre
    Quebec Ordre Des Chiropracticiens
  • 2.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 2.00 SC Chiropractic Board
    South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 SD Chiropractic Board
    South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 TN Chiropractic Board
    Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 TX Chiropractic Board
    Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 2.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 2.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 2.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Course opens: 
06/11/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Parent activity set: 

Hour 1:

  • Unique components of the physical examination of the young pediatric patient 
  • Taking vitals on young children 
  • Evaluating cranial vault shape, including asymmetries and craniosynostosis • Cardiovascular, pulmonary, and abdominal systems screening • Orthopedic examination of young children

Hour 2: 

  • Comprehensive neurologic examination of the neonate, including cranial nerves, deep tendon reflexes, tone, and primitive reflexes 
  • Modifications made in evaluating deep tendon reflexes in newborns compared to adults 
  • 10-step newborn tone evaluation 
  • Explanation and evaluation of primitive reflexes, including normal time table of disappearance

Elise Hewitt, DC, DICCP, FICC

Dr. Elise Hewitt, a board certified pediatric chiropractor and one of the foremost authorities in the specialty of chiropractic pediatrics, has spent her entire career advocating for the chiropractic care of children. Dr. Hewitt served as President of the ACA Pediatrics Council for 10 years.  In addition to treating children in her pediatrics-only practice, Dr. Hewitt is a member of the prestigious NCMIC Speakers Bureau for which she teaches all aspects of pediatric practice.  She is an adjunct faculty member at UWS, and has taught at the post-graduate level for numerous chiropractic institutions and state/national associations throughout the U.S. and internationally.  Dr. Hewitt serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine (JCM) and is a peer reviewer for several science journals.  Her own recent peer-reviewed publications include consensus studies on pediatric best practices (JMPT 2016) and core competencies of the pediatric specialist (JEBCAM 2016), as well as an evaluation of forces used in pediatric spinal manipulation (JMPT 2017).

Scroll down to see available credit hours.

NOTE that while you are invited to partake in all of the conference sessions, and while you should print a certificate of completion for each, your state may have limitations on the total number of hours accepted for the conference as a whole.  Check the list below to see how many hours your state allows for the sum of all conference sessions.  You will not receive a single certificate for the entire conference; rather you may print or download a separate certificate after each conference session.

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Available Credit Hours

  • 2.00 AK Chiropractic Board
    Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 AL Chiropractic Board
    Alabama Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 AR Chiropractic Board
    Arkansas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 AZ Chiropractic Board
    Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
  • 2.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 2.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 FL Chiropractic Board
    Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine
  • 2.00 GA Chiropractic Board
    Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 2.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 2.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 KS Chiropractic Assoc
    Kansas Chiropractic Association
  • 2.00 KY Chiropractic Board
    Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 LA Chiropractic Board
    Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 MB Chiropractic Assoc
    Manitoba Chiropractors' Association
  • 2.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 ME Chiropractic Board
    Maine Board of Chiropractic Licensure
  • 2.00 MN Chiropractic Board
    Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MO Chiropractic Board
    Missouri Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MS Chiropractic Board
    Mississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NB Chiropractic Assoc
    New Brunswick Chiropractors' Association
  • 2.00 NC Chiropractic Board
    North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 ND Chiropractic Board
    North Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 NH Chiropractic Board
    New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NS Chiropractic College
    Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 2.00 NY Chiropractic Board
    New York State Board for Chiropractic
  • 2.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 2.00 ON Chiropractic College
    Ontario College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 PACE
    FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
  • 2.00 PA Chiropractic Board
    Pennsylvania Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 PR Chiropractic Board
    Puerto Rico Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 QC Chiropractic Ordre
    Quebec Ordre Des Chiropracticiens
  • 2.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 2.00 SC Chiropractic Board
    South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 SD Chiropractic Board
    South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 TN Chiropractic Board
    Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 TX Chiropractic Board
    Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 2.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 2.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 2.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
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