Continuing Education 
 

Basal Ganglia: A Clinical Review for the Chiropractor


 
Dr. Sean Norkus presents this class on clinical conditions which either directly or indirectly involve the basal ganglia and related structures and may be encountered in clinical practice. These include, but are not limited to Parkinson Disease, ADHD, and depression.

 

   

Module 1
  Review of basal ganglia terminology and location:
  • 6 Nuclei
    • Caudate
    • Putamen
    • Globus Pallidus
  • Quiz

   

   

Module 2
A discussion of the related structures:
  • Thalamus
  • Amygdala
  • Ventral Tegmental Area
  • Quiz

 

   

   

Module 3
Common Conditions Associated with the Basal Ganglia:
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Quiz

   

   

Module 4
Current Research in Disorders of the Basal Ganglia
  • Voxel Based Imaging
  • Early Life Neurodevelopmental Connections
  • Neuromodulation Approaches
  • Quiz

   

   

Module 5
Practical Application- Adjunctive Procedures to Assist with Symptom Management
  • Repetitive Movements
  • Nutritional Considerations
  • Balance Tracking and Measurement
  • Eye Movement Therapies
  • Quiz

   

   

Release Date: Aug 30, 2022
Course Expiration Date: Dec 31, 2022

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.