Continuing Education 
 

Science Gems Part 1


In the first portion of this class, Dr. Haavik covers research looking at the cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care for neck and low back pain patients compared to conventional medical care. In the second portion of the class, she discusses research regarding the effects of chiropractic care on the brain. Dr. Haavik developed the Science Gems series to help chiropractors review research and communicate findings with patients.

 

   

Module 1 Outline
  • How the cost effectiveness of chiropractic care is measured
  • What research studies tell us about the cost effectiveness of chiropractic care for neck pain
  • QUIZ

   

   

Module 2 Outline
  • Review of Research
  • Chiropractic care of patients with low back pain with no neurological findings
  • Chiropractic care of patients with low back pain with neurological findings
  • Total cost and effectiveness vs other treatments and professions
  • QUIZ

   

   

Module 3 Outline
  • How the brain creates movement plans for your body.
  • What sensorimotor integration means.
  • How neck pain can influence sensorimotor function.
  • The roles and functions associated with the cerebellum
  • QUIZ
 

   

   

Module 4 Outline
  • Research demonstrating spinal dysfunction and chiropractic adjustments both impact the way the cerebellum and motor cortex communicate.
  • What this means to chiropractors and their patients
  • QUIZ

   

   

Module 5 Outline
  • Research regarding the cerebellum and sensory cortex communication
  • What this means to chiropractors and their patients
  • QUIZ
 

   

   

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Heidi Haavik, B.Sc., Ph.D.

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

  • Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz.  You must view the video prior to taking the quiz.
  • FOR HELP: If you have technical issues, please contact the Continuing Education Department at 1-800-452-5032 or email at continuinged@palmer.edu.
  • DISCLAIMER: While Palmer College of Chiropractic endeavors to bring diverse topics and viewpoints for continuing education options for Doctors of Chiropractic, the opinions of presenters do not necessarily represent the views of Palmer College.
  • Attribution: This course contains royalty free music from Royalty Free Music from Bensound

   

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