CCSP IV: Correlative Case Studies in Sports Chiropractic (Nelson, July 14-15)
This 12.5-hour course will provide Doctors of Chiropractic with current information and practical skills relating to evaluation and management of sports related injury in athletic populations. The course emphasizes the prevention of injury and illness through the preparticipation evaluation and further utilizes case studies and hands-on-learning of the techniques used with commonly encountered conditions in the athletic population. In addition to the preparticipation examination specific topics include special populations in sport, concussion, shoulder instability, knee trauma, ankle sprain, compartment syndromes, hip injuries, elbow tendinopathies, wrist and hand injuries.
|1||Discussions of the classifications, benefits and risks of athletic participation|
|2||The preparticipation examination a review of consensus statements and the development of best practices|
|3||The preparticipation examination work flow, obtaining and interpreting the health history, including the identification of cardiac keys|
|4||The preparticipation examination cardiac evaluation, including cornerstones to the physical examination, the American Heart Association twelve-point examination and the recognition of Marfan Syndrome|
|5||Making clearance decisions for the preparticipation examination.|
|6||Case studies regarding special populations in sport including, the female, adolescent, pediatric and differently abled athlete|
|7||Evaluation and management of illness in sport, including heat related illness and altitude disorders|
|8||Case based approach regarding the evaluation and management of the upper quadrant including chiropractic adjustive procedures related to the shoulder girdle|
|9||Case based approach regarding the evaluation and management of the lower quadrant including chiropractic adjustive procedures related to the shoulder girdle|
|10||Case based approach regarding the evaluation and management of the spine including chiropractic adjustive procedures related to the shoulder girdle|
|11||Case study regarding spinal and extremity best practices for rehabilitation.|
|12||Case study regarding the chiropractic management of spinal instability and cord neuropraxia|
|13 (30 minutes)||Hour twelve continued|
Park by Student Entrance on Clawiter Road side of building, then look for signage directing you to the check-in area.
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Robert Nelson, graduated Cum Laude in 1986 from Logan College of Chiropractic. Dr. Nelson is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, (D.A.C.B.S.P.®). Postgraduate education also includes courses as a Fellow of the International Association of Clinical Acupuncture (F.I.A.C.A.), Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (C.C.E.P.), Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.), Chiropractic Rehabilitation Diplomate Program, Certified Graston Technique, and Active Release Technique.
Dr. Nelson has served several years on the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians as president and as a board of director. He has been the president of the Colorado Chiropractic Sports Council for the past six years.
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).
NOTE to DCs licensed in: CO, CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IA, MD, MA, MI, MS, MT, NE, OH, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VA, WA, WY, BC, NB, ON, QC. These states generally accept programs sponsored by a college that is accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE). These states and provincial boards do not require an application from CCE colleges. While it is higly likely that credits will be accepted, 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
- 8.50 CA Chiro Board, Category BCA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
- 4.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Exam/Adjust/BillingCalifornia Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
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