Continuing Education 
 
125th Anniversary of Palmer College 2022
125th Anniversary of Palmer College 2022

Please note that the ala carte registration fee structure is NEW! • D.C.s wanting CE credits should choose from one of the 3 CE packages. • D.C.s not wanting CE should choose the non-CE package. • G...

Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans

Dr. Kevin Percuoco teaches this 2-hour course on Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans. He reviews the most common conditions seen by outpatient healthcare providers and discusses strategies to help veterans an...

Palmer Online: Good Faith Estimates - NSA

Dr. Scott Munsterman lays out the facts about the No Surprises Act. He outlines a plan for compliance with the Act and the requirement of Good Faith Estimates. ...

Why does the spine dysfunction and what are the consequences to spinal injury?

This class discusses what a chiropractic subluxation is according to the latest basic science research evidence. Dr. Haavik will also explain the consequences of spinal injury and how this affects the brain and spina...

Utilization of a Response-Based Clinical Assessment: Lumbar Spine Case Reports

Dr. Kevin Percuoco  discusses response-based assessment for diagnosis, care, and case management of chiropractic patients. Dr. Percuoco uses case studies in this informative presentation. ...

The Somatosensory Neuroplastic Effects of Chiropractic Care and What the Research Says About Joint Cavitation

Dr. Heidi Haavik will explain what research shows regarding somatosensory processing following chiropractic care. She also examines what joint cavitation is and what it means for the outcomes of care. ...

The Prefrontal Cortex: Implications for the Chiropractor

In this four-hour course, Dr. Heidi Haavik discusses how stress and traumatic experiences can negatively impact our brain function and health. She examines evidence showing that spinal dysfunction negatively impacts ...

The Brain, Pain, and the Neuroplastic Effects of Chiropractic Care

Dr. Heidi Haavik presents this five-hour course. The latest science points to pain created in the brain – to warn us about danger. However, this system can go wrong due to maladaptive neural plasticity. Dr. Haa...

The 411 of AAA

Dr. Tracey Littrell this one-hour course on abdominal aortic aneurysms in the chiropractic patient. In this course Dr. Littrell will discuss types, prevalence, and risk factors as well as explain signs and symptoms, ...

Terminology and Why It Matters

This one-hour class reviews clinical definitions of commonly used diagnostic terms that are routinely, though often errantly, used by both practitioners and researchers. Reasons for why using clear and accurate diagn...

Stroke and Chiropractic Care

In this one-hour class, Dr. Robert Vining outlines the physiological basis of cervical artery dissection and discusses peer-reviewed literature on the topic of chiropractic care and stroke. The course takes learners ...

Sports Performance and Injury Prevention

Dr. Haavik explains the research on the effects of chiropractic care and sports performance. She will also cover what we know about chiropractic care and injury prevention in sports.   ...

Somatovisceral Dysfunction and Heart Rate Variability

In this course, Dr. Heidi Haavik will cover the known effects of chiropractic on somatovisceral dysfunction. She will also communicate what we know about heart rate variability and chiropractic.   ...

Science Gems Part 4

This one-hour course discusses the known motor control neuroplastic effects of chiropractic care. In this class, Dr. Haavik reviews studies that use neurophysiological techniques to investigate how chiropractic car...

Science Gems Part 3

This one-hour presentation is another in Dr. Heidi Haavik's “Science Gems” series. In Part 3, she reviews literature about the safety of chiropractic care, specific literature about the link between c...

Science Gems Part 2

Dr. Haavik discusses interactions between the central nervous system (CNS) and the immune system, and the way stress impacts the immune system according to the latest research evidence. She will also explain scientif...

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 o...

Sacro Occipital Technique Overview

This course is designed for chiropractors that have taken SOT® and are in need of a refresher, or chiropractors interested in learning more about SOT®. Dr. Hagen will cover the basic categorization and treatm...

Risk Management-Concepts and Considerations

                      Dr. Marc Lucente and Nicole Lucente, clinical mental health counselor, are your instructors for this one-hour course on risk management. Top...

Radiology How To: Interpreting Lumbar Spine Images

Dr. McLean reviews why taking high quality films is important for interpretation and correct diagnosis and treatment. He will discuss diagnosis of common pathologies viewed in lumbar imaging via case studies. ...

Qualitative Biomechanical Analysis of the Shoulder

Dr. Jesse Hodges, Jr. discusses qualitative and quantitative biomechanical analysis and how to implement the analysis into a chiropractic practice. He reviews arthrokinematics of the shoulder as well as the anatomy a...

Preventing Clinical Errors in Practice

Dr. Munsterman's course addresses the prevention of clinical errors in a chiropractic practice. In the presentation, He identifies the most common clinical errors and causes and systematically takes the learner t...

Practice Pearls: Differential Diagnosis for the Modern Chiropractor Part 2

Dr. Lucente explores different clinical presentations and pitfalls including shockwave and pressure wave therapy, sacroiliac hypermobility, low back pain with an infectious etiology, central sensitization and the chr...

Practice Pearls: Differential Diagnosis for the Modern Chiropractor Part 1

 In this course, Dr. Marc Lucente explores clinical presentations and pitfalls including the uncommon headache, synovial fold entrapment, epicondylitis vs epicondylosis, upper cervical instability, and low level...

Palmer Upper Cervical Line Analysis Protocol

Chad Hagen, D.C., CSP presents this refresher on Palmer Upper Cervical Line Analysis Protocol and will discuss required imaging: Lateral Cervical, Nasium, Base Posterior, and APOM. He will review anatomical land mark...

Palmer Package Cervical Technique Review Part 2

Dr. Wells will demonstrate correct technique set-ups throughout this one-hour presentation. ...

Palmer Package Cervical Technique Review Part 1

Dr. Breanne Wells is the instructor for this one-hour class on cervical technique for chiropractors. Topics include, but are not limited to, analysis, patient placement, and adjusting set ups for popular chiropractic...

Pain, Sensitization, and Pain Education

This one-hour class outlines standardized terminology and the physiological basis of nociception, pain perception, and sensitization. The course takes learners through the process of identifying patients with sensiti...

Pain Guidelines-Performance

Dr. Scott Munsterman presents this third course on Pain Management Guidelines. In this two-hour class, he will discuss pain as it relates to performance as outlined in the National Pain Strategy published by the Nati...

Pain Guidelines-Function

Dr. Scott Munsterman teaches this second course in a series of three on Pain Management Guidelines. In this one-hour class, he will discuss pain as it relates to function as outlined in the National Pain Strategy pub...

Neurogenic Claudication

Dr. Robert Vining outlines the literature reporting on the prevalence, risk, and terminology problems related to spinal stenosis and neurogenic claudication. He presents literature and diagnostic imaging evidence des...

National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners DOT Training Course

Dr.Jason Belcher presents this eight-hour training course. This training is the first step, and a requirement for healthcare providers who would like to be registered as a medical examiner. This course also includes ...

MRI Extremity Basics

In this one-hour class, Dr. Chris Smoley will review MRI extremity pathologies of bone, cartilage, muscle, tendon, and ligament. He will guide the learner through the process of identifying these pathologies and comm...

Iowa Laws and Rules 2 Hour Renewal for 2020-2022 Biennium
Iowa
Iowa Laws and Rules 2 Hour Renewal for 2020-2022 Biennium

In this two-hour course, Dr. Mary Frost will review the laws and rules for Iowa chiropractors. Completion of this course will specifically satisfy the two-hour Iowa laws and rules requirement for chiropractors renewi...

Iowa Laws and Rules 1 Hour Renewal for 2020-2022 Biennium
Iowa
Iowa Laws and Rules 1 Hour Renewal for 2020-2022 Biennium

The presenter for this course is Mary Frost, D.C., M.B.A. Completion of this course will satisfy the Iowa requirement for 1 hour of Iowa laws and rules each biennial renewal period. This course is for chiropractors ...

Introduction to the Neurophysiology of the Chiropractic Subluxation

Dr. Haavik reviews the latest basic science evidence in relation to the vertebral subluxation. Discussion includes existing evidence for one theory about chiropractic subluxation (the squashed nerve theory). She expl...

Introduction to How Chiropractic Can Change the Brain

This course is an overview and introduction to research from the past two decades regarding chiropractic subluxations. Dr. Haavik explains how a chiropractic adjustment works from a neurophysiological perspective. Sh...

Intermittent Fasting: Implications for Health and the Nervous System

The two-hour course content was derived from a review of literature regarding intermittent fasting, autophagy, neurodegenerative disorders, hormesis, ketosis and brain metabolism. Intermittent fasting (IF) has profou...

Illinois State Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Illinois
Illinois State Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Dr. Tracey Littrell presents this one-hour course on Sexual Harassment Prevention. Completion of this class will satisfy the new requirement that Illinois chiropractors complete at least one hour of sexual harassment pre...

Guidelines to Pain Management

Pain Management Guidelines is the first course in a series of three taught by Dr. Scott Munsterman. In this one-hour class, he will discuss and define pain as outlined in the National Pain Strategy published by the N...

Guidelines to Documentation Standards

Dr. Scott Munsterman teaches this two-hour course on coding and documentation for a chiropractic practice. Dr. Munsterman will talk about recent updates and explain proper documentation. He will also use case studies...

Gluten and Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is one of the most encountered autoimmune disorders triggered by eating gluten-containing foods. Learn what foods contain gluten, how gluten may trigger an autoimmune reaction, and  how to recogni...

Georgia Laws and Rules
Georgia
Georgia Laws and Rules

This class satsifies the one hour law requirement for Georgia chiropractors. Topics include, but are not limited to, license renewal, advertising, unprofessional conduct, and continuing education requirements. ...

Evidence Based Practice

Dr. Heidi Haavki presents this two-hour class Eevidence Based Practice. She will discuss reserach pretaining to chiropractic and low back pain, neck pain, and headaches. She examines evidence based chiropractic and c...

Ethics and Professional Boundaries

Dr. Mary Frost presents this two hour course on ethics in the chiropractic profession. Topics discussed include professional boundaries, unethical practice, sexual misconduct, fraud, and abuse.   ...

Differential Diagnosis of the Painful Pink Eye

This one-hour course will explore differential diagnoses for Pink eye and other common eye conditions.  ...

Concussion Prevention

In this one-hour course, Dr. Olson will discuss common mechanisms of concussions and outline how they can be predictable and preventable. He will explain levels of concussion prevention, risk factors, prevention stra...

Clinical Communication for Improving Patient Outcomes 2022

Synopsis Can communication improve patient outcomes? This one-hour course discusses effective clinical communication strategies for the treating chiropractor. Dr. Percuoco will address what to avoid, and recomme...

Chiropractic, Public Health, and Community

This one-hour class reviews different characteristics of health systems in the United States, describes commonly used theories of behavior change, provides an overview of county local public health infrastructure, sh...

Chiropractic Management of Lumbar Radiculopathy: Stratifying Risk

In this one-hour course, Dr. Kevin Percuoco examines chiropractic management of lumbar radiculopathy. He discusses appropriate diagnosis and current guideline recommendations, and briefly introduces classification sy...

Chiropractic Documentation

Dr. Scott Munsterman teaches this four-hour course on coding and documentation for the chiropractor. He reviews documentation essentials, as well as explain upcoming changes to keep chiropractors in compliance. Topic...

Chiropractic Care for Older Adults and Hypertension

In this one-hour course, Dr. Heidi Haavik covers what we know about the benefits of chiropractic care for older adults. She also discusses whether chiropractic care can help in the management of hypertension.  ...

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Otitis Media

In this course, Dr. Haavik with discuss the benefits of chiropractic care and fertility, low back pain, safety, pelvic floor function, and the Webster Technique. She also reviews research regarding chiropractic care ...

Chiropractic Care and Children's Developmental Milestones, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, and Autism

In this one-hour class, Dr. Haavik will discuss the known effects of chiropractic care for child developmental milestones. She will also review the literature on the effects of chiropractic care for kids with Cerebra...

Care Plans, Maintenance Care, and Reliability of Methods for Detecting Subluxations

In this one-hour course, Dr. Heidi Haavik will examine the evidence for chiropractic care plans and maintenance care. She also will discuss different ways chiropractors test for subluxations and the evidence pertaini...

A Contemporary Approach to Shoulder Dysfunction

In this his one-hour course on shoulder dysfunction and rehabilitation, Dr. Shaw will review assessment as well as prevalence and causes of shoulder pain. He will also discuss care plan options for stabilization and ...

6 Myths About Back Pain

In this class, Dr. Percuoco will review current literature for numerous back pain myths. Topics range from getting older to surgical interventions for spine pain. He will also provide current recommendations with evi...