Jerry Dreessen DC , CCSP
6603 220th St SW #100, Mountlake Terrace, WA, 98043
Phone: 425-670-2600
Fax: 425-778-7073
backtoaction@mac.com
http://backtoaction.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Clinic Director, Back To Action Chiropractic, Mountlake Terrace, Washington, 1996 - Present
Associate Doctor, Scriber Lake Chiropractic Clinic, Lynnwood, Washington, 1988 - 1996
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of WA, License # 2267, 1988-Present

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Interprofessional Hospital Based Spine Care, Trends in hospital and emergent care in the healthcare delivery system inclusive of policies, hospital staffing and current care paths for mechanical spine issues. Certification in Interprofessional Hospital Based Spine Care, Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Collaborative Management, Concluding an E&M report in cases involving medical primary care providers of medical specialists that have complicated case histories, significant risk factors, and inconclusive findings. Triage and management of complicated  cases requiring the clinical evaluation, advanced imaging and electrodiagnostics. Certification in Documentation in Medical Collaborative Cases, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Collaborative Management, Contemporary acquisition protocols including slice thicknesses and sequences inclusive of the ordering process. Interpretation of axial, sagittal and coronal views in T1, T2 and stir views inclusive of the disc, spinal cord, extra-dural and intra-dural pathology. Certification in MRI Spine Interpretation and Protocols, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Collaborative Management, lists, neurologists, neuroradiologist and medical primary care providers based upon clinical dilemmas that processed after a thorough history, examination and imaging if clinically indicated to conclude diagnostic dilemmas. Utilizing evidence-based protocols and acquisition of images and treatment pathways, collaborating with medical specialists and primaries to conclude and accurate treatment plan. Certification in Ethics and Medical Collaboration, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care 7: Spinal Biomechanical Pathology & Collaborative Management, Constructing and concluding an E&M (99202-99205) report that accurately reflects the history, clinical findings and management of trauma cases that concurrently meets the needs of both the carriers in the courts and ethical relationship that concurrently matches the standards of both contemporary academia requirements and a contemporary literature-based standard. Certification in Documentation in a Medical – Legal and Insurances, Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Long Island, New York, 2019
Personal Injury 101: Triaging and reporting while maintaining ethical medical-legal relationships, Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community. Certification in Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
Physical Examination & Documentation for the Trauma Patient, Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of "risk factors" in spinal injury. Certification in Physical Examination & Documentation for the Trauma Patient, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. Certification in Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. Certification in MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
Neurodiagnostics Testing: EMG/NCV, VEP, BAER, V-ENG and SSEP, Clinical Indications and Interpretation, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Certification in Neurodiagnostics Testing: EMG/NCV, VEP, BAER, V-ENG and SSEP, Clinical Indications and Interpretation, Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2019
Primary Spine Care 2: Spinal Trauma Pathology, Morphology of healthy and traumatized connective tissue and the permanency implication of adhesions, spinal disc morphology in the healthy and pathological patient as sequella to trauma in relationship to bulges, herniations, protrusions, extrusions and sequestrations. Aberrant spinal biomechanics and negative sequella to trauma. Certification in Spinal Trauma Pathology, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2016
Primary Spine Care 2: Utilizing Research in Trauma, The ability of your electronic health records to convey tissue pathology while documenting case studies, field experiments, randomized trials and systematic literature reviews, Introducing evidence based macros in documentation to support the literature and necessity of care. Certification in Utilizing Research in Trauma, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2016
Primary Spine Care 2: Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment Central Nervous System Processing, Literature reviews of mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor and nociceptor stimulation of later horn gray matter with periaqueductal stimulation affecting the thalamus and cortical regions with efferent distribution in disparate regions of the body in both pain and systemic stimulation. Certification in Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment Central Nervous System Processing, Diplomate, Academy of Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College, Texas Chiropractic College, Setauket, NY, 2016
Primary Spine Care 2: Chiropracitc Evidence, Analyzing segmental pathology, adjusting vs. mobilization with cervicogenic headaches, Opioid alternatives and case management of mechanical spine pain based upon outcome studies. Certification in Chiropracitc Evidence, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Setauket, NY, 2016
DABCO (Board Eligible), Diplomate American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics Certification in Orthopedics, Diplomate, American Chiropractic Association, National Chiropractic College, National Chiropractic Collage, Lombard, Illinois, 1998
Chiropractic Sports Physician, 2 year post-doctoral course and exam Certification in Sports Physician, Diplomate, American Chiropractic Association, National Chiropractic College, National Chiropractic Collage, Lombard, Illinois, 1994

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

American Chiropractic Association Sports Council, Membership, 1994 - Present
Washington State Chiropractic Association, Membership, 1990 - Present

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Best Small Business Award, Snohomish County Chamber of Commerce, 2002

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Rotary International, Alderwood, Washington, 1994 - 2003