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Part A. 10 Week Core Virtual Classroom with on-line proficiency testing. With John Hayes, DC, MS, DABCO and ACOPM Faculty
You must complete the 10 week virtual classroom sessions before taking the Board Exam which is held annually in April in the Chicago Area. You should allow a minimum of 4 hours each week for Study and Assignments.
1. A Modern understanding of Peripheral Neuropathy- The detailed cellular and electro-physiology, molecular and cellular pathophysiology of organelle dysfunction.
2. Differential diagnosis I – Peripheral Neuropathy, known and proposed Etiologies and Differential Considerations such as MS, Mechanical, Viral, Entrapment, etc.
3. Differential Diagnosis II – How to determine the most likely etiology of your patients neuropathy VS MS, Mechanical, Viral, Entrapment PLUS how to effectively manage each subset conservatively first.
4. Best practices for using electrical stimulation, applied physical therapy and accompanying modalities.
5. Symbiotic nutritional support: Biochemistry of Key Components in PN & Dietary Management, Supplement considerations and contraindications.
6. Identifying and avoiding likely ineffective treatments and unnecessary diagnostics in the outpatient setting.
7. How to measure and manage inflammation issues relative to neuropathic symptoms and pain.
8. How to introduce and implement new technology successfully with your office staff- blueprints for implementation.
9. Proper documentation, pre and post treatment charting and clinical progress notes that support record keeping requirements.
10. Expanding Your Reach: Partnering effectively with your local medical community.
Part B. 12 Week Clinical PN Practice Virtual Classroom with on-line proficiency testing. With John Hayes, DC, MS, DABCO and ACOPM Faculty
Hour 1: Intro To The Course & Medical definitions of peripheral neuropathies
Hour 2: Most common symptoms and variations of symptoms
Hour 3: Common causes and proposed etiologies
Hour 4: Typically unsuccessful treatments
Hour 5: Sham and ineffective treatments
Hour 6: Treatment modalities: how to select what’s best
Hour 7: Biological issues with PN and why a multi-modal plan can help
Hour 8: Common misperceptions about managing PN
Hour 9: How to possibly prevent PN
Hour 10: Emerging technologies Backed By Promising Research and Case Studies
Hour 11: Neuropathy Therapy- Current Trends
Hour 12: Best Practices Marketing To and Accepting PN sufferers as patients
Part C. 2 Hour Board Exam Written and practical sections administered in Chicago at the Annual Spring Neuropathy Summit
*Recertification an ACOPM requirement every 36 months with 10 annual ACOPM neuropathy approved hours.