Management Strategies of Chiropractic Care in Older Adults
The lecture will give an overview of unique aspects of dealing with an older adult with spinal pain syndromes from a biopsychosocial perspective. We will review the unique aspects of history taking and physical examination strategies in the older adult. The final portion will give an overview of case management from a biopsychosocial perspective. CE: 1.00 Presented by: Dr. Paul Dougherty
ACA Council on Diagnostic Imaging Symposium 2023
The event will offer presentations from leaders in the field, with up to 14 hours of continuing education available (pending approval). Network with colleagues from around the country and learn about the latest advances in diagnostic imaging for chiropractic.
Implicit Racial Bias in Healthcare
When healthcare providers make negative race based associations outside conscious awareness it becomes destructive to not only the patient but the institution of medicine at-large. Patients are seeking out care to ease pain, discomfort, and management of their diseased state, yet treatments remain unfairly distributed based on race. Research shows a direct correlation between levels of unconscious bias with healthcare providers and the lower quality of care African Americans and People of Color end up receiving. Substandard treatment based on race, whether it is intentional or not can increase the risk of poor health outcomes provoked in an environment designed...
Faculty ACA Symposium
The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) announces it's third annual Faculty ACA Symposium, taking place in person on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at Keiser University in West Palm Beach, FL. The FACA Symposium offers cutting-edge education alongside networking opportunities, as well as continuing education credits for chiropractic faculty members attending from across the country. Please find more information on this years Faculty ACA Symposium HERE.
Overview of Safety of SMT in Older Adults
The session will focus primarily on the data that supports the safety of spinal manipulative therapy in the older adult, including strategies for dealing with the frail and osteoporotic patient. We will discuss data from our work in a nursing home, as well as from our clinical trials and discuss potential alternative strategies in older adults, including the use of acupuncture. CE: 1.00 Presented by: Dr. Paul Doughtery
What Every Chiropractor Should Know About Value-Based Reimbursement
While implementation is sporadic and slow, value-based reimbursement seems to be inevitable. To better understand value-based reimbursement, we need to define value and describe the various ways that data to measure value is being collected. The impact on the chiropractic profession, and how Doctors of Chiropractic can position themselves to their greatest advantage will be discussed. CE: 1.00 Presented by: Dr. John Ventura
42nd ABCA National Convention
The ABCA is currently in its Eastern Region rotation cycle for our National Conference. The 42nd ABCA National Convention will be held in Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 22 – 25, 2023, at the Le Méridien Dania Beach hotel. Opportunities to sponsor our National Conference are available here now! Check out a full calendar of events here.
The National by the Florida Chiropractic Foundation (FCA)
The Worlds Largest Event for the Chiropractic Profession Please find all updated information on the event and to register as it becomes available HERE. The updated event schedule can be found HERE.
National Chiropractic Health Month
National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) is a nationwide observance held each October. The event helps to raise public awareness of the importance of musculoskeletal health and the benefits of chiropractic care and its natural, whole-person, patient-centered and drug-free approach to health and wellness.
Cervical Artery Dissection
Dr. James Demetrious discusses the current literature, epidemiology, risk factors, symptoms, and examination findings to evaluate, and diagnose the developing cervical artery dissection. CE: 1.00 Presented by: Dr. James Demetrious Co-Sponsored by: NCMIC