William Thatcher DC
1050 Atlantic Ave, Baldwin, NY, 11510
Phone: 516 379-0424
Fax: 516 379-6054
WSThatcher12@gmail.com
https://Thatcherchiro.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Private Practice, Thatcher Chiropractic, Baldwin, New York, 1998 - Present
Private Practice, William Thatcher, DC, 32 32 Francis Lewis Blvd, Flushing, New York, 1992 - 1998
Associate, Askedall Chiropractic, Baldwin, New York, 1993 - 1998
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Connecticut, License # 000996, 1992-
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New York, License # X006571, 1991-Present
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Pennsylvania, License # DC-004812-L, 1991-
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of State of New York Workers' Compensation Board, License # C06571-6, 1991-Present
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Florida, License # CH 0006532, -
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New Jersey, License # 38MC00501800, -
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1991
Internship, Palmer Clinic, Davenport , Iowa, 1990 - 1991
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1990
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1990
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1990
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1990
Bachelor of Science in Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1991

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Academy of Chiropractic – Active Trauma Team Member 2020-, Present
Post-Coronavirus PI Practice Strategy with Lawyers and MDs: Where MRI, Colossus and Documentation Fits, Documentation, MRI Necessity and Trends in Spinal Treatment Protocols, Correlating history and a thorough clinical evaluation in determining the necessity for x-ray and MRI evaluations in the trauma and non-trauma patient. Considering whole spine patho-biomechanics in formulating treatment plans and long-term supportive care. Documentation requirements in transitioning from telemedicine to in-office care. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Part 1-Module #1: Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian Coordinate System, Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian System, The Cartesian Coordinate System from the history to the application in the human body. Explanation of the x, y and z axes in both translation and rotations (thetas) and how they are applicable to human biomechanics. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2020
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Part 1-Module #2: Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics , Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2020
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Part 1-Module #3: Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the lumbar spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2020
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Part 1-Module #4: Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, To utilize whiplash associated disorders in various vectors of impact and whiplash mechanisms in determining pathobiomechanics. To clinically correlate annular tears, disc herniations, fractures, ligament pathology and spinal segmental instability as sequellae to pathobiomechanics from trauma. The utilization of digital motion x-ray in diagnoising normal versus abnormal facet motion along with case studies to understand the clinical application. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2020
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Part 2-Module #1: Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis , Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis.The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Correlation of the vestibular, occular and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. Digital and numerical algorithm in analyzing a spine. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2020
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Part 2-Module #2: Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Digital Analysis , Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Digital Analysis, Digitizing and analyzing the cervical spine in neutral, flexion and extension views to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes alteration of motion segment integrity (AMOSI) in both angular and translational movement. Ligament instability/failure/pathology are identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies to analyze pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2020
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Part 2-Module #3: Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2020
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Part 2-Module #4: Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequellae to trauma in relation to ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequellae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotatioal analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2020
Module #1: Spinal Disc and Ligaments; Neurology and Pathology , Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Normal Morphology and Tissue Damage, Connective tissue morphology, embryology and wound repair as sequalae to trauma. Full components of strain-sprain models and permanency implications with wound repair and osseous aberration with aberrant structural integrity. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Module #2:Spinal Disc and Ligaments; Neurology and Pathology , Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Spinal Biomechanics and Disc Pathology, Disc pathology as sequella to trauma; herniation, extrusion, protrusion, sequestration and how the spinal unit as one system creates homeostasis to balance the pathology. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Module #3: Spinal Disc and Ligaments; Neurology and Pathology , Neurology of Ligament Pathology- Neurological Innervation, The peripheral and central innervation of the disc and spinal ligaments of the dorsal root ganglion, spinal thalamic tracts, periaqueductal gray areas innervating the Thalamus and multiple regions of the brain. The efferent neurological distribution to disparate areas of the spine to create homeostatis until tetanus ensues creating osseous changes under the effect of Wolff's Law. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal Relationships, Module #1: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Legal Testimony, Report writing for legal cases, the 4 corners of a narrative and documenting damages with understanding defense medical documentation and consistent reporting of bodily injuries. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal Relationships, Module #2: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Legal Testimony, Part 2, Understanding report writing and the types of medical reports required for court inclusive of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans with requirements of reporting causality and permanency. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal Relationships, Module #3: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony, Organizing your documentation and understanindg all collaborative documentation and how it fits into your diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan, Understanding the nuances of the functional losses of your patients related to their bodily injuries, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal RelationshipsModule #4: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 2, Utilizing demonstrative documentation in direct examination and communicating the results of your ca, Module #4: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 2, Utilizing demonstrative documentation in direct examination and communicating the results of your care concurrently with the written documentation and reporting an accurate diagnosis for all images. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal Relationships, Module #5: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 3, The evaluation, interpretation and reporting of collaborative medical specialists results and concluding an accurate diagnosis inclusive of all findings and reviewing all images to ensure an accurate diagnosis. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal Relationships, Module #6: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Direct Testimony Part 4, Determininig and documenting disabilities and impairments inclusive of loss of enjoyment of life and duties under duress and the evaluation and validation of pain and suffering. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal Relationships, Module #7: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Documentation and Cross Examination Testimony, Reporting your documentation factually and staying within the 4 corners of your medical report and scope of practice inclusive of understanding how your credentials allow you to report your documentation. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal Relationships, Module #8: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, A Documentation Relationship Between the Doctor and Lawyer, The level of organization required in a medical-legal case that accurately reflects the bodily injuries of your patients and the time constraints in rendering an accurate report. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal Relationships, Module #9: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Report Writing and Preparing for a Legal Case, Reviewing the facts of the case inclusive of your documentation, the defense medical examiner, medical specialists and the attorney to ensure accurate and consistent reporting. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Testifying: Documentation & Ethical Medical-Legal Relationships, Module #10: Medical-Legal Ethical Relationships, Report Writing and Preparing for a Legal Case, Creating demonstrative evidence, visuals of your patient's bodily injuries inclusive of x-rays, MRI's, CAT Scans and electrodiagnostic findings, the spinal biomechanics of herniated disc with ipsilateral findings and contralateral symptomatology. Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2020
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury Concussion (MTBI) , Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion, Differentially diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury vs. traumatic brain injury and the clinical and imaging protocols required to conclude an accurate diagnosis for head trauma. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctorial Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 1: Forensic Documentation-Report Writing, Report writing in a medical-legal case inclusive of causality, bodily injury, persistent functional loss and restrictive sequela from trauma. Demonstratively documenting bodily injury utilizing models, graphs and patient image of x-ray and advanced imaging. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 2: Forensic Documentation- Demonstrative Documentation, Demonstratively reporting spinal biomechanical failure and spinal compensation. How in a medical-legal environment to ethically report pre-existing injuries vs causally related current injuries and what is permissible in a legal proceeding. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 3: Forensic Documentation- Reporting Direct Opinions , Cauality, bodily injury and persistent functional losses documented and reported in a medical-legal environment as your direct opinion. Avoiding hearsay issues to ensure ethical relationships. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 4: Forensic Documentation- Initial, Final and Collaborative Reporting ,Preparing demonstrative documentation in a medical-legal case ensuring that you are familiar with all other treating doctor’s reports. Correlating your initial and evaluation and management (E&M) report and your follow-up E&M reports with the narrative upon maximum medical improvement documenting continuum of care. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 5: Forensic Documentation- Qualifications and Preparation of Documentation, How to prepare your documentation for courtroom testimony and ensuring your qualifications are documented properly on an admissible, professional curriculum vitae. How to include indexed peer-reviewed literature in medical-legal documentation, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 6: Forensic Documentation- Reporting Patient History and Credentials ,Preparing patient history in a medical-legal case based upon your initial intake forms and understanding the work, social, academic, household and social activities of your patient. Understanding and explaining your doctoral and post-doctoral credentials in the courtroom. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 7: Forensic Documentation- Reporting Chiropractic Care and Injured Anatomy , Preparing demonstrative documentation in a medical-legal case to report the bodily injuries of your patients , inclusive of loss of function and permanent tissue pathology. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 8: Forensic Documentation- Reporting Temporary vs. Permanent Issues, Preparing documentation in a medical-legal case ensuring that you can communicate permanent vs. temporary functional losses and permanent vs. temporary tissue pathology. How to maintain and explain ethical relationships in medical-legal cases, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 9: Forensic Documentation- Reporting Bodily Injury, How to report bodily injury and functional losses as supported by your credentials in a medical-legal case. Clinically correlating causality and permanent tissue pathology as sequela to trauma, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Forensic Documentation - Testifying Part 2, Module 10: Forensic Documentation- Record Review and Documentation Reporting, How to report records of collaborative treating doctors and communicating your scope of practice in the management of your case. How to ethically report your role as a doctor in medical-legal cases, Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2020
Evaluation and Management, Module 1: Evaluation and Management, An overview of the evaluation and management process inclusive of utilizing electronic medical records to conclude evidenced-based conclusions with the utilization of macros. The importance of adhering to an academic standard and considering co-morbidities. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Module 2: Evaluation and Management, Concluding a chief complaint, history and what needs to be considered in a physical examination. This covers in dept the required elements for chief complain, history of present illness, review of systems, and past, family, and/or social history. This module also covers the following components of a physical examination: observation, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Module 3: Evaluation and Management, Coding and Spinal Examination: Detailing 99202-99205 and 99212-99215 inclusive of required elements for compliant billing. It reviews the elements for an extensive review of systems, cervical and lumbar anatomy and basic testing. The course also covers the basics of vertebra-basilar circulation orthopedic assessment. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Module 4: Evaluation and Management, Neurological Evaluation: Reviewing complete motor and sensory evaluation inclusive of reflex arcs with an explanation of Wexler Scales in both the upper and lower extremities. The course breaks down testing for upper and lower motor neuron lesions along with upper and lower extremity motor and sensory testing examinations. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Module 5: Evaluation and Management, Documenting Visit Encounters: Forensically detailing the S.O.A.P. note process for visit encounters and discussing the necessity for clinically correlating symptoms, clinical findings and diagnosis with the area(s) treated. It also details how to modify treatment plans, diagnosis, document collaborative care and introduce test findings between evaluations. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Evaluation and Management, Module 6: Evaluation and Management, Case Management and Treatment Orders: This module discusses how to document a clinically determined treatment plan inclusive of both manual and adjunctive therapies. It discusses how to document both short-term and long-term goals as well as referring out for collaborative care and/or diagnostic testing. It also includes how to prognose your patient and determine when MMI (Maximum Medical Improvement) has been attained. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2020
Patient Intake, Patient Intake, History and Physical Examination, Determining the etiology of the patient's complaints in a traumatic or non-traumatic scenario. Analyzing the patient's past history and review of systems along with the performance of a completeorthopedic, neurological and clinical examination to correlate both past, current and causality issues to formulate an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan. There is an emphasis on triaging both the trauma and non-trauma patients. Cleveland University – Kansas City,Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,Long Island, NY, 2020
Triaging the Trauma and Non-Trauma Patient, Triaging the Trauma and Non-Trauma Patients, Correlating clinical findings and the patient history in determining the correct course of care in triaging the patient utilizing orthopedic and neurological evaluations in the clinical setting. Understanding the parameters for immediate referrals vs. following the continuum of care to determine the necessity for referrals.Cleveland University – Kansas City,Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,Long Island, NY 2020
Primary Spine Care 5: Biomechanics, Neurology of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment & Documentation in Collaborative Relationships, Evidenced Based Care in a Collaborative Setting; Primary Spine Care 5, A literature based model for collaborating with hospitals, medical primary care providers and specialists. Reviewing the documentation requirements to communicate the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans with medical entities and having the evidence as a basis for those recommendations. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University- Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020
Primary Spine Care 5: Biomechanics, Neurology of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment & Documentation in Collaborative Relationships, Current Literature Standards of MRI Spine Interpretation; Primary Spine Care 5, MRI Spine Interpretation of the spine. How to triage a trauma and non-trauma with advanced imaging and document the necessity. We will also cover the basics of MRI Spine Interpretation inclusive of all types of herniations, bulges, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University- Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020
Primary Spine Care 5: Biomechanics, Neurology of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment & Documentation in Collaborative Relationships, Spine Brain Connection in Pain Pathways; Primary Spine Care 5, MRI Spine The spine-brain connection in managing chronic pain patients. Understanding how chronic pain negatively effects brain morphology and potential pathology as sequella. The role of chiropractic in preventing the loss of gray matter and the most recent evidence as outlined in indexed peer reviewed literature over the last 10 years verifying chiropractic’s role. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University- Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020
Primary Spine Care 5: Biomechanics, Neurology of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment & Documentation in Collaborative Relationships, Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Mechanism of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment; Primary Spine Care 5, The biological, neurological and mechanical mechanisms and pathways from the thrust to the dorsal horn and brain connection and how the brain processes the chiropractic spinal adjustment based upon the literature. Care paths of chiropractic and physical therapy from an outcome basis, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University- Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2020
Expert Witness & Documentation Qualified – Cleveland University, Kansas City,, 2020
Compliance, Documentation and Spinal Biomechanics, Computerized Mensuration of Spinal Biomechanical Pathology, Understanding the algorithmic interpretation of spinal biomechanical pathology in a 3-D model and creating treatment plans, impairment ratings and teaching models based upon the vertebral motor unit angles. Determining sagittal and axial alignments in creating a normative baseline for treatment goals and outcomes Cleveland University - Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Trends in Spinal Treatment, Migration of spinal care for mechanical spine issues from hospitals and medical specialists to trauma qualified chiropractors based upon published outcomes. Utilizing imaging studies in spinal biomechanics, pain models and clinical outcomes to determine a conclusive diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan for triaging in a collaborative environment. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Neurology of Spinal Biomechanics, Neurology of Spinal Biomechanics, Understanding the normal of spinal biomechanics and the neurotransmitters required for homeostasis. The interconnected role of Pacinian Corpuscles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors, Nociceptors, Proprioreceptors and Mechancoreceptors in maintaining sagittal and axial alignment in the presence of mechanical pathology. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
MRI Age-Dating of Herniated Discs, The literature, academic and clinical standards to age-date herniated discs. The clinical correlation the pain patters with advanced imaging finings of bone edema, spurs based upon the Piezoelectric effect fo remodeling, high signal on T2 weighted images, Vacuum Discs and disc heights in determining the time frames of the etiology of the spinal disc pathology. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Loing Island, NY, 2019
Creating Ethical Collaborative and Medical-Legal Relationships, Understanding the timely triage necessities based upon clinical and imaging outcomes and the documentation required for collaborative physicians to continue care. Ensuring that the documentation is complete, reflective of services rendered and clear for third party consideration in an admissible format to considered in a medical-legal environment. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Central Innervation of Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Understanding the lateral and ventral horn’s innovations of Pacinian Corpuscles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors, Nociceptors, Proprioreceptors and Mechancoreceptors and the pathways through the spinal thalamic tracts through the periaqueductal region, the Thalamus into the Occipital, pre-frontal, sensory and motor cortexes and the efferently back through the Thalamus to disparate regions in creating spinal homeostasis, Pacinian Corpuscles, Ruffini Corpuscles, Golgi Organ Receptors, Nociceptors, Proprioreceptors and Mechancoreceptors. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Identifying Spinal Pathology of MRI, Utilizing T1, T2, STIR and Gradient studies in determining myelomalacia, intra and extra-dural tumors and systemic disease patterns affecting the spinal cord. When to use contrast post-operatively in identifying discal structures vs. adhesions on postoperative advanced imaging. MRI Interpretation of herniated, circumferential bulges, focal bulges, protruded, extruded, comminuted, sequestered and fragmented discs. When to consider a neurosurgical consultation based upon the correlation of imaging and clinical findings. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module #1: 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module #2: 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module #3: Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module #4: MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City,Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module #5: Neurodiagnostics Testing: EMG/NCV, VEP, BAER, V-ENG and SSEP, Clinical Indications and Interpretation, Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, 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. Cleveland University – Kansas City,Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module #6: Documentation and Working within Your State Laws to Ensure Compliant Paperwork and Reimbursement, Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module #7: Strategic Plan, Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. Cleveland University – Kansas City,Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module #1: MRI History and Physics, MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #2: MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols , MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #3: MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #4: MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #5: MRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #6: MRI Clinical Application, MRI Clinical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelae. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #1: MRI Disc Overview & Imaging Protocols , MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequellae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #2: MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease , MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #3: MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniated Discs, MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #4: MRI Interpretation of Cervical Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease , MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Module #5: MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniated Discs, MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Interpretation Module #6: Virtual Grand Rounds, MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolesthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Spinal Trauma Pathology Module 1: Diagnostic dilemmas and connective tissue Morphology, Spinal Trauma Pathology, Triage and Connective Tissue Injuries and Wound Repair, Triaging the injured and differentially diagnosing both the primary and secondary complaints. Connective tissue injuries and wound repair morphology focusing on the aberrant tissue replacement and permanency prognosis potential. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2019
Spinal Trauma Pathology Module 2: Ligament anatomy and injury research and spinal kinematics, Spinal Trauma Pathology, Ligament Anatomy and Injury Research and Spinal Kinematics, Spinal ligamentous anatomy and research focusing on wound repair, future negative sequelae of abnormal tissue replacement and the resultant aberrant kinematics and spinal biomechanics of the spine. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2019
Spinal Trauma Pathology Module 3: Spinal Biomechanics, Central Nervous System and Spinal Disc Nomenclature, Spinal Trauma Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics, Central Nervous System and Spinal Disc Nomenclature, The application of spinal biomechanical engineering models in trauma and the negative sequelae it has on the central nervous system inclusive of the lateral horn, periaqueductal grey matter, thalamus and cortices involvement. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York 2019
Spinal Trauma Pathology Module 4: Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology , Spinal Trauma Pathology, Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequelae from trauma and the comorbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff’s Law. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2019
Spinal Trauma Pathology Module 5: Spinal trauma pathology, clinical grand rounds , Spinal Trauma Pathology, Clinical Grand Rounds, The review of case histories of mechanical spine pathology and biomechanical failures inclusive of case histories, clinical findings and x-ray and advanced imaging studies. Assessing comorbidities in the triage and prognosis of the injured. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2019
Spinal Trauma Pathology Module 6: Spinal trauma pathology, Research and documentation Review, Spinal Trauma Pathology, Research Perspectives, The review of current literature standards in spinal trauma pathology and documentation review of biomechanical failure, ligamentous failure and age-dating disc pathology. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2019
Impairment Rating,, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequelae, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocation and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Accident Reconstruction Module 1: Terms, Concepts & Definitions, Accident Reconstruction: Terms, Concepts and Definitions, The forces in physics that prevail in accidents to cause bodily injury. Quantifying the force coefficients of vehicle mass and force vectors that can be translated to the occupant and subsequently cause serious injury. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Accident Reconstruction Module 2: Causality, Bodily Injury, Crumple Zones, Force & Critical Documentation, Accident Reconstruction: Causality, Bodily Injury, Negative Acceleration Forces, Crumple Zones and Critical Documentation, Factors that cause negative acceleration to zero and the subsequent forces created for the vehicle that get translated to the occupant. Understanding critical documentation of hospitals, ambulance reports, doctors and the legal profession in reconstructing an accident. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Accident Reconstruction Module 3: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity & Speed Formulas, Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Accident Reconstruction Module 4: Research, Causality & Bodily Injury , Accident Reconstruction: Research, Causality and Bodily Injury, Delta V issues correlated to injury and mortality, side impact crashes and severity of injuries, event data recorder reports correlated to injury, frontal impact kinematics, crash injury metrics with many variables and inquiries related to head restraints.Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Medical-Legal-Insurance Documentation, , Accurate and compliant documentation of history and clinical findings inclusive of functional losses, loss of activities of daily living, duties under duress and permanent loss of enjoyment of life. Prognosing static vs. stable care, gaps in care both in the onset and in the middle of passive care with a focus on detailed diagnosing. The integration of chiropractic academia, the court system and the insurance reimburser’s requirements for complete documentation. Cleveland University – Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Orthopedic Testing Module 1: The Basics of Orthopedic Testing, Orthopedic Testing: Principles, Clinical Application and Triage, Integration of orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Orthopedic Testing Module 2: Cervical Spine Orthopedic Testing, Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Orthopedic Testing Module 3: Cervical Spine Part 2, Orthopedic Testing: Cervical Spine, Integration of cervical orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Orthopedic Testing Module 4: Lumbar Spine, Orthopedic Testing: Lumbar Spine, Integration of lumbar orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Orthopedic Testing Module 5: Clinical Grand Rounds, Orthopedic Testing: Clinical Grand Rounds, how to integrate orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. How to integrate orthopedic testing in the clinical setting utilizing both simple and complex patient scenarios. It includes potential stroke, or vertebrobasilar insufficient patients and understanding the nuances in a clinical evaluation with orthopedic testing as a critical part of the evaluation and screening process. Cleveland University Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
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. Cleveland University Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury Module 1: , Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Overview: This section is an in-depth overview of traumatic brain injury in concussion. It discusses that all brain injuries are traumatic and dispels the myth of a “mild traumatic brain injury.” Also, this covers triage protocols and the potential sequela of patients with traumatic brain injuries. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury Module 2:, Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 1: This section discusses gross traumatic brain injuries from trauma and significant bleeding with both epidural and subdural hematomas. There are numerous case studies reviewed inclusive of neurosurgical intervention and postsurgical outcomes. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury Module 3:, Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Part 2: This section continues with multiple case studies of gross traumatic brain injuries from trauma requiring neurosurgical intervention and also discusses recovery sequela based upon the significance of brain trauma. This module also concludes with concussion protocols in traumatic brain injury short of demonstrable bleeding on advanced imaging. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury Module 4:, Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing: This this section covers concussion etiology and cognitive sequela where gross bleeding has not been identified on advanced imaging. It discusses the significance of electroencephalogram testing in determining brain function and pathology (if present). This module also covers the understanding of waveforms in electroencephalogram testing in both normal and abnormal scenarios. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury Module 5:, Concussion And Electroencephalogram Testing Pathological Results: This module covers amplitude, conduction and conduction delays as sequela to traumatic brain injury to diagnose concussion and traumatic brain injury in the absence of gross bleeding and advanced imaging. This section covers electroencephalograms and event-related potentials which measures the brain response that is a direct result of specific sensory or motor events. It is a stereotype electrophysiological response to a stimulus and provides a noninvasive means of evaluating brain function. In this module multiple case studies are discussed with ensuing triage protocols pending the results. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV) Diagnosis & Interpretation, Module 1: Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Anatomy and Physiology of Electrodiagnostics: An in-depth review of basic neuro-anatomy and physiology dermatomes and myotomes to both the upper and lower extremities and the neurophysiology of axons and dendrites along with the myelin and function of saltatory for conduction. The sodium and potassium pump’s function in action potentials. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module 2: Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: , Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Part 1: Nerve conduction velocity testing, the equipment required and the specifics of motor and sensory testing. This section covers the motor and sensory NCV procedures and interpretation including latency, amplitude (CMAP) physiology and interpretation including the understanding of the various nuances of the wave forms. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module 3: Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: , Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Part 2: Compound motor action potentials (CMAP) and sensory nerve action potentials (SNAP) testing and interpretation including the analysis and diagnosis of the wave forms. It also covers compressive neuropathies of the median, ulnar and posterior tibial nerves; known as carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel and tarsal tunnel syndromes. This section offers interpretation algorithms to help understand the neurodiagnostic conclusions. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module 4: Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: , Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation: Needle Electromyogram (EMG) Studies: The EMG process, inclusive of how the test is performed and the steps required in planning and electromyographic study. This covers the spontaneous activity of a motor unit action potential, positive sharp waves and fibrillations. The insertional activity (both normal and abnormal), recruitment activity in a broad polyphasic presentation and satellite potentials. This covers the diagnosing of patterns of motor unit abnormalities including neuropathic demyelinated neuropathies along with acute myopathic neuropathies. This section also covers the ruling out of false positive and false negative results. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Module 5: Electrodiagnostics: Electromyogram/Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG/NCV), Diagnosis & Interpretation:, Overview of EMG and NCV Procedures, Results, Diagnoses and Documentation. The clinical incorporation of electrodiagnostic studies as part of a care plan where neuropathology is suspected. It also covers how to use electrodiagnostics in a collaborative environment between the chiropractor as the primary spine care provider and the surgeon, when clinically indicated. This section covers sample cases and health conclude and accurate treatment plans based upon electro-neurodiagnostic findings when clinically indicated. Cleveland University, Kansas City, Academy of Chiropractic, Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
Stroke Anatomy & Evaluation for Chiropractors and Manual Medicine Specialists Module 1 Objective: To understand the anatomy and physiology of brain hemodynamics and stroke types, Module 1-Stroke Anatomy and Physiology Part 1 Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Brain Vascular Anatomy, The anatomy and physiology of the brain and how blood perfusion effects brain function. A detailed analysis of the blood supply to the brain and the physiology of ischemia. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Stroke Anatomy & Evaluation for Chiropractors and Manual Medicine Specialists Module 2 Objective: To understand stroke types and etiologies both historical and historical risk factors, Module 2-Stroke Anatomy and Physiology Part 2 Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Stroke Types and Blood Flow, Various types of stroke identifying ischemia, hypoperfusion, infarct and penumbra zones and emboli. Cardiac etiologies and clinical features as precursor to stroke with associated paradoxical emboli and thrombotic etiologies. Historical and co-morbidities that have etiology instroke inclusive of diabetes, coagulopathy, acquired and hereditary deficiencies. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Stroke Anatomy & Evaluation for Chiropractors and Manual Medicine Specialists Module 3 Objective: To understand stroke treatment and the role of the primary care provider in early detection and triage , Module 3-Stroke Principles of Treatment an Overview for the Primary Care Provider Stroke Principles of Treatment an Overview for the Primary Care Provider, Stroke type and treatments performed by vascular specialists. The goals of treatment with the physiology of the infarct and penumbra zones and the role of immediate triage in the primary care setting. Detailing the complications of stroke and future care in the chiropractic, primary care or manual medicine clinical setting. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Stroke Anatomy & Evaluation for Chiropractors and Manual Medicine Specialists Module 4 Objective: To understand stroke/neurological evaluation and triage clinical guidelines, Module 4-Clinical Evaluation & Protocols for Identifying Stroke Risk Clinical Evaluation and Protocols for Identifying Stroke Risk, The neurological history and examination for identifying stroke risks with a focus on supra and infratentorial regions, upper and lower motor lesions, cranial nerve signs, spinal cord pathology, motor and sensory pathology and gait abnormalities. Examining genetic and family histories along with dissection risk factors. Stroke orthopedic testing and clinical guidelines pertaining to triage for the primary care provider. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Respecting Patient Boudaries, Respecting patient Boundaries in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2018
Scope Modernization and Your Practice, New York State Scope Modernization and how it impacts your Clinical Practice New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2018
Ethical use of Social Media Marketing, Ethical use of Social Media Marketing in Clinical Practice Uncasville, Connecticut, 2018
Overcoming 5 Dysfunctions of Chiropractic, Five practice dysfunction in clinical practice and how to implement solutions New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2018
Core Stabilization in the Chiropratic Clinic, Implementation of Core Stabilization and Strengthening Exercise in Clinical Practice. New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2018
Learn to Document and Code Like a Medicare Auditor , Proper Utilization of Medicare Codes in Clinical Practice New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2018
New York State Workers' Compensation, Utilizing the Workers' Compensation Medical Treatment Guidelines in Clinical Practice NEW York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2018
Documenting Spinal Impairement in NYS, Establishing Permanency in the injured worker using the C4.3 form New York Chiropractic College, Baldwin, New York, 2018
NYSCA 6th Annual CE & Coffee Seminar, Current Interventional pain management Cervical and Lumbar Spine disorders, MRI Interpretation of the lumbar Spine, Neurological Surgery and Chiropractic practice, MRI Interpretation of the Cervical Spine New York Chiropractic College, Hauppauge, New York, 2018
Risk Management of the Spine, Documenting and managing the Complex Spine Case New York Chiropractic College, Baldwin, New York, 2018
Primary Integrative Spine Care Module 1, Introduction to Collaborative and Integrative Spine Care, Orthopedic Sports Medicine of the Knee and Shoulder, Indications for Orthopedic Joint Replacement of the Hip and Knee, Orthopedic Spine Surgery and DC Collaboration, Advanced Imaging Of Spine Disorders, Differential Diagnosis, Evidence Based Management & Clinical Guidelines, Indications for Interventional Pain Management in Spine Disorders New York Chiropractic College in Collaboration with Winthrop University Hospital, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2016
Primary Integrative Spine Care Module 2, Neurosurgical Spine Procedures and indications, Orthopedic Management of the Hand and Wrist, Diagnosis and Management of Spinal Tumors and Metastases, Interventional Spine Radiology , Treatment and Procedures Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Concussion in Sports Medicine, and Trauma New York Chiropractic College in Collaboration with Winthrop University Hospital, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2016
Primary Integrative Spine Care Module 3, Complex Spine Neurosurgical Intervention, Common Rheumatologic Disorders seen in a Primary Spine Care Practice, The Role of Physical Medicine and Electrodiagnosis in Spine Disorders, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation of the Spine, Internal Medicine and Common Medical Co-morbidities seen in Spine Care Practice, Bariatric and Medical Weight Management in Obesity, Sleep Apnea and the Role of Sleep in an MSK/Spine Care Practice New York Chiropractic College in Collaboration with Winthrop University Hospital, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2016
No-Fault & the Arbitration Process, New York State No-Fault Arbitration management and implementation in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2013
Medicare Withstanding an Audit with Proper Documentation, Utilizing proper documentation with medicare patients with SOAP notes and PQRS National College of Chiropractic, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2013
Workers' Compensation Updates-Maintenance Care Guidelines, Treating injured workers under the New York State Workers Compensation Maintenance Care Guidelines New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2013
Medicare EHR Incentive Program, Implementing the Medicare EHR Incentive Program in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2013
Introduction to CONNECTX, Utilizing instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) system utilizing evidence-based, research-reflective data to achieve continuous clinical improvement. New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2013
Empowering Your Patients With Active Care and Postural Correction, Procedures and Protocols for achieving Postural correction through active care New York Chiropractic College, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2013
The Medicare Physician Quality Reporting Systew, Understanding the the Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Flushing, New York, 2013
Florida Laws & Rules, Risk Management, Record keeping, Documentation, Medical Errors, Laws and Rules, Ethics and Boundaries in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2013
Introduction to the Medical Treatment Guidelines, Introduction to the New York State Workers' Compensation Board Medical Treatment Guidelines New York Chiropractic College, New York Workers' Compensation Board, Baldwin, New York, 2010
Back Guidelines for Chiropractic Providers, Utilizing the New York State Workers' Compensation Board Medical Treatment Guidelines to treat Low back injuries New York Chiropractic College, New York Workers' Compensation Board, Baldwin, New York, 2010
General Guideline Principles, General Guideline Principles in treating the injured worker under New York State Workers' Compensation New York Chiropractic College, New York Workers' Compensation Board, Baldwin, New York, 2010
Overview of Forms and Processes, Utilization of New York State Workers' Compensation forms in treating the injured worker New York Chiropractic College, New York Workers' Compensation Board, Baldwin, New York, 2010
Electrodiagnosis Certificate Program, Introduction to utilizing electrodiagnosis in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2009
Treating Post-Surgical Low Back Pain, Treatment Protocols for the management of the Post- Surgical lumbar spine in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2008
Chiropractic Guide to Mastering Medicare, Coding and billing Medicare in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2008
Documentation Recordkeeping, Ethics and Chiropractic Risk Management, medical record keeping and prevention of medical errors in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2007
Cervical Radiculopathy: Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Diagnosis of Cervical radiculopathy. Clinical presentation, diagnostic Imaging and rehabilitation of Cervical radiculopathy in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2006
Ethics and Boundaries, Maintaining proper ethics and boundaries in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2005
Diagnosis & Treatment of Tunnel Syndromes & Peripheral Nerve Entrapments, Diagnosis and Treatment of Shoulder impingement, Tarsal tunnel, Carpal tunnel and Cubital tunnel syndrome New york Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2005
New York State Workers' Compensation Procedures , Treatment and Documentation of the injured worker in New York State National College of Chiropractic, Uniondale, New York, 2004
Medical Errors , Risk Management Florida Rules and Regulaions, Managing medical errors and risk management in clinical practice. Florida state rules and regulations New York Chiropractic College in conjunction with NCMIC Insurance, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2003
HIPPA Prvacy Rule and Compliance, Medical record keeping and HIPPA compliance in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 2002
Clinical and Legal implications, Clinical and Legal Implications in Clinical practice National College of Chiropractic, Queens, New York, 1999
Risk Management, Chiropractic Risk Management & Practice Liability New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1998
AIDS Awareness, Diagnosis and treatment of AIDS in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1997
Diplomate in Orthopedics Adjunctive Therapy & Rehabilitation, Utilization of Adjunctive Therapy and Rehabilitation in clinical practice. Session 3 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1995
Diplomate in Orthopedics Physical Diagnosis, Physical Diagnosis and Treatment in clinical practice. Session 1 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1995
Diplomate in Orthopedics Physical Diagnosis, Physical Diagnosis and Treatment in clinical practice. Session 2 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1995
Diplomate in Orthopedics Physical Diagnosis, Physical Diagnosis and Treatment in clinical practice. Session 3 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1995
Diplomate in Orthopedics Lumbar spine & Pelvis, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar spine & Pelvic conditions. Session 2 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Lumbar spine & Pelvis, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar spine & Pelvic conditions. Session 3 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Upper Extremity, Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Extremity conditions Session 1 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Upper Extremity, Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Extremity conditions Session 2 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Upper Extremity, Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Extremity conditions Session 3 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Lower Extremity, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lower Extremity conditions Session 2 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Lower Extremity, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lower Extremity conditions Session 3 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Bracing & Orthotics, Utilization of Bracing and Orthotics in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Bracing & Orthopedics, Utilization of Bracing and Orthopedic evaluation in clinical practice New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Adjunctive Therapy & Rehabilitation, Utilization of Adjunctive Therapy and Rehabilitation in clinical practice. Session 1 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Adjunctive Therapy & Rehabilitation, Utilization of Adjunctive Therapy & Rehabilitation in clinical practice. Session 2 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1994
Diplomate in Orthopedics Cervical & Thoracic spine, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical and Thoracic spine conditions. Session 1 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1993
Diplomate in Orthopedics Cervical & Thoracic spine, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical and Thoracic spine conditions. Session 2 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1993
Diplomate in Orthopedics Cervical & Thoracic spine, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical and Thoracic spine conditions. Session 3 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1993
Flexion Distraction Low back pain, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar spine conditions utilizing Flexion Distraction technique. New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1993
Diplomate in Orthopedics Lumbar spine & Pelvis, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar spine & Pelvic conditions. Session 1 New York Chiropractic College, Levittown Postgraduate Annex, New York, 1993

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

New York State Chiropractic Association, Member, 2015 - Present

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

President's List, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1991