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Part A. 10 Week 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 Hours Live Classroom A:
Held Annually in APRIL
This years event is being held April 13-14, 2013
GO HERE for April Neuropathy Summit for details
(This can be taken before your 10 week virtual classes are complete. However, you will not be able to take the board exam during the Summit Weekend if your Classroom A classes are not complete. You will have to come back the following year to take the exam)
Sat 9-5, Sunday 8-1
Greater Chicago Land Area
Hour 1: Intro Remarks and Medical definitions of peripheral neuropathies
Hour 2: Most common symptoms and variations of symptoms, demonstrate patient evals
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 prevent PN
Hour 10: Emerging technologies Backed By Promising Research and Case Studies
Hour 11: Electro Therapy and Other Therapy- Current Trends
Hour 12: Best Practices Marketing To and Accepting PN sufferers as patients