2013-2014

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Oct.17

Low Back Conditions from Diagnosis to Management,
Tracey Littrell, D.C., DACBR, DACO

This course will detail the most common and significant causes of low back pain. Emphasis will be placed on the clinical presentations, distinguishing clinical features, physical, orthopedic, and neurological examination procedures, radiographic and specialized imaging findings, and case management options.

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Nov. 21

Whole Person Cancer Care,
Jeff Sklar, D.C.

This presentation focuses on having chiropractors working in a hospital setting and more specifically with cancer patients. There is a discussionof the history of chiropractic being included national healthcare; with studies presented regarding the efficacy of chiropractic care when compared to other forms of musculoskeletal treatments. Furthermore, the course presents the challenges that cancer patients face regarding the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy and how chiropractic can be utiliazed to alleviate theseside effects, offering patients more energy, less pain, less drug-drug interaction and an overall better functioningneuro-musculoskeletal system.

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Feb. 20

Dependent Adult and Child Abuse,
Michelle Barber, D.C.

The goal of this course is to increase the knowledge and awareness of dependent adult abuse and child abuse. The course has a special emphasis on the role of chiropractors as mandated reporters. At the conclusion the participant should be able to: demonstrate an awareness of the existence of dependent adult and child abuse, define abuse situations and the concepts that will assist in identifying abuse and understand the responsibilities and duties of mandatory reporters. 

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Mar. 20

Brain-based Strategies and Chronic Pain,
Mike Powell, D.C.

This course will look at what is actually happening in tissue, nerve, spinal cord and most specifically in the brain when a person experiences pain that won't go away. Dr. Powell specializes in helping patients with complex conditions. Over half of his patients are referred from other physicians and therapists; pain that has not responded to multiple forms of care is a common reason for referral. He will share the background information, diagnostic gems and brain based strategies for helping some of your most challenging cases.

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Apr. 17

Professional Boundaries (2 hours) and Iowa Laws and Rules (1 hour),
Anna Allen, R.N., M.S.N., C.L.N.C.

Thisthree hour course will cover sexual misconduct, ethical implications, risk management, professional and patient relationships, as well as, an overview of Iowa Chapters 43 and 45.

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June 19

Evidence-based Orthopedic Exams and Clinical Prediction Rules That Can Benefit Clinical Diagnosis,
Chris Roecker, D.C., MS, FACO

Information gained during this seminar is intended to save clinicians time and assist with clinical decision-making. This program provides an introduction to understanding diagnostic accuracy and will overview useful clinical prediction rules and physical exam procedures for practicing chiropractors.

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Registration information

Location:

Various ICN sites across state of Iowa will be available to view soon. Sites may be added per doctor's request for an additional fee.

Time:

Thursday, Noon - 3 p.m.

CE:

Three hours per seminar applied for in select states. Please check with the Continuing Education and Events Department or your state board prior to registering.

Seminar Package Pricing:

$349 – all six seminars
$199 – any three seminars
Packages must be used during the offered series; unused seminars may not be rolled over to future series.

Single Seminar Pricing:

$79 – paid two weeks in advance
$99 – paid less than two weeks in advance
$119 – paid at the door

Notes:

Notes will be distributed electronically approximately one week prior to the seminar. Any person requesting a hard copy will be charged an additional $15 per seminar. Please allow time for postal mail delivery.

Registration:

Visit the seminar registration page to sign up for a course. Be sure to read the policies and procedures prior to registering. Please note as you register, especially online, that we are still in the process of scheduling and confirming ICN sites.

Deadlines:

Requests for reasonable accommodations for individuals with documented disabilities must be submitted to the Continuing Education and Events office at least 10 working days prior to the seminar.

Cancellation Policies:

Single Seminar Registration: Refunds, less a 25% administrative fee, will be issued upon request if received more than seven calendar days prior to the event. There are no refunds permitted after that time. Registrations may be transferable to another scheduled seminar within the same fiscal year (July-June).

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Iowa Chiropractic Society 

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