Pain, the Opiate Crisis and the Chiropractic Alternative (Murphy, May 11)

Hayward, CA US
May 11, 2019

Overview

It is claimed that the current opiate drug crisis and its consequence are the biggest healthcare disaster in modern history. This class will define the opiate crisis and explore alternatives, including chiropractic adjusting.

  • 2 hours ethics & law
  • 4 hours adjusting
  • 6 hours general

Learning Objectives

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

  • describe the history of the current opiate crisis
  • quantify the consequences of the crisis on American society
  • to propose viable alternatives to opiate drugs for pain control
  • comply with CA chiropractic regulations to sustain a successful practice
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.00 AZ Chiropractic Board
    Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Ethics
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
  • 4.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
  • 6.00 CA Chiro Board, Category B
    CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
  • 12.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 12.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 11.00 HI Chiropractic Board
    Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 12.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 12.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 12.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 MS Chiropractic Board
    Mississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 12.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 12.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 12.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 12.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 12.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 12.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 12.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Course opens: 
01/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
05/11/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/11/2019 - 8:00pm
Base cost:
$349.00

Hour 1:

Review the history of opium, opiate pharmacology, and opioid synthetics.

Hour 2:

Quantify the current American opioid crisis.

Hour 3:

Review the history of how the modern opiate crisis became established in modern American healthcare.

Hour 4:

Learn about the discovery of the opiate receptor and its influence on pain perception.

              

Hour 5:

Learn the suprasegmental descending pain inhibitory control system for pain management.

Hour 6:

Learn about the rapid adaptation of the opiate receptor to pharmacological products.

FOUR HOURS TECHNIQUE

Hour 1:

Review the basic neurophysiology of the chiropractic adjustment.

Hour 2:

Learn the neurophysiology of the chiropractic adjustment-driven suprasegmental activation of the descending pain inhibitory control system.

Hour 3:

Review studies pertaining to the chiropractic management of chronic pain syndromes.

Hour 4:

Review the connection between the microbiome, the chiropractic adjustment

TWO HOURS ETHICS-LAW

Hour 1:

Discuss the concepts of standard of care and causation as related to chiropractic clinical practice.

Hour 2:

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

Life Chiropractic College West
25001 Industrial Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
United States
+1 (510) 780-4508

Park by Student Entrance on Clawiter Road side of building, then look for signage directing you to the check-in area. 

See Campus Map for details. 

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).

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.

CA & HI applications are PENDING at this time.

Available Credit Hours

  • 12.00 AZ Chiropractic Board
    Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Ethics
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
  • 4.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Exam/Adjust/Billing
  • 6.00 CA Chiro Board, Category B
    CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
  • 12.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 12.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 11.00 HI Chiropractic Board
    Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 12.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 12.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 12.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 MS Chiropractic Board
    Mississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 12.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 12.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 12.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 12.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 12.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 12.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 12.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 12.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 12.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Base cost:
$349.00
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Changes and Refunds

Every attempt is made to offer Life West CE programs as announced. However, Life West reserves the right to adjust program faculty, locations, dates, times and tuition to accommodate unanticipated occurrences and to cancel programs owing to insufficient enrollment, illness, or other factors.  Life West will notify advance registrants of any cancellation or significant program changes. Life West is not responsible for any expenses incurred by registrants due to adjustments or cancellations.

Refunds for program registration are granted if requested in writing no later than one business day before program begins. If registrants cancel within one week of program start date, a $50 processing fee will be deducted from refunds.

Less than one business day before the program begins, registration is nonrefundable but a credit voucher may be issued. Vouchers must be requested within sixty days of the program.  The credit voucher may be applied towards another Life West Postgraduate & Continuing Education program and must be redeemed within one year of the original scheduled program date or it will be forfeited. A $25 processing fee will be deducted from vouchers.