Ethics and Law for the Chiropractic Office (Coleman, online)

Overview

Dr. Coleman, long time Life West faculty member and practicing chiropractor, shares his deep understanding of ethics and California chiropractic law.  Here’s a new take on what is allowed and what isn’t; what is mandated and what is forbidden; what you must do and what you ought to do.  You’ll be surprised by what you discover, no matter how many years you’ve been in practice.

You’ll learn about:

  • Chiropractic Boards and how they operate
  • Contemporary ethics principles and codes
  • Scope of practice
  • Illegal practices
  • Use of laser
  • Medical necessity
  • Record keeping
  • Informed consent
  • Informed refusal
  • and more!

About this Online Seminar

Online CE at Life West is simple and engaging.

  1. Check on the right of this screen or under the CREDITS tab to see if the seminar is approved for CE in your licensure state(s).
  2. You must be logged in to your Life West CE account in order to access the seminar. Click on the REGISTER tab to register and begin.
  3. The seminar consists of video, readings, and one or more quizzes.  You need not complete the seminar, including the course video, in one sitting, and you may return to it at any point.
  4. Once in the seminar, follow the MENU of steps on the left side of the screen. Click through the steps to move through the program.
  5. When you have completed the evaluation, you can PRINT YOUR CERTIFICATE yourself, on the spot.  

Any questions?  Call us at (510) 780-4508 or email conted@lifewest.edu.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the seminar, you will be better able to:

  • Represent yourself to the Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Take an active stance for yourself and for the profession
  • Run your practice wisely and safely
  • Communicate with your patients effectively and legally

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Ethics
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
  • 2.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 2.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 HI Chiropractic Board
    Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 2.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 2.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 MN Chiropractic Board
    Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 2.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 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 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 2.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 2.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 2.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 BC Chiropractic College
    British Columbia College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NB Chiropractic Assoc
    New Brunswick Chiropractors' Association
  • 2.00 ON Chiropractic College
    Ontario College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 QC Chiropractic Ordre
    Quebec Ordre Des Chiropracticiens
Course opens: 
12/01/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Base cost:
$35.00

Coleman-EthicsLaw-Online-Outline-2018a.pdf

Hour 1

  • Ethical concepts that chiropractors are judged by
  • Most common causes for legal actions taken against Chiropractors
  • Limitations on using Laser therapy
  • Record keeping/medical necessity

Hour 2

  • Proper advertising
  • Scope of practice
  • Internet communications with your patients
  • What unlicensed individuals can and cannot legally do in your office

Wayne Coleman, DCDr. Wayne Coleman is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West and has been practicing in Pleasanton since 1988. He is a part time faculty member at Life Chiropractic College West and teaches Ethics and Jurisprudence to the senior classes at the college.

See below for a list of credits that may be 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, MS, MT, NE, OH, 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

  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Ethics
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
  • 2.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 2.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 HI Chiropractic Board
    Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 2.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 2.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 MN Chiropractic Board
    Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 2.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 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 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 2.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 2.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 2.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 BC Chiropractic College
    British Columbia College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NB Chiropractic Assoc
    New Brunswick Chiropractors' Association
  • 2.00 ON Chiropractic College
    Ontario College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 QC Chiropractic Ordre
    Quebec Ordre Des Chiropracticiens

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/01/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Base cost:
$35.00
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