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Medical Treatment Guidelines Training

Program for Continuing Chiropractic Education (CCE)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: This module is intended for chiropractors who are responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with work-related injuries of the mid and low back, and neck in New York State.

OBJECTIVES: By the end of this course you will be able to:

ESTIMATED STUDY TIME: This course should take approximately 3.5 hours to complete

RELEASE DATE: October 4, 2010

FACULTY: This course was developed by Dr. Elain Sobol Berger, MD, JD, Associate Medical Director and Senior Policy Advisor for the Workers' Compensation Board of the State of New York and is based on the 2010 Medical Treatment Guidelines developed by the Advisory Committee and the Workers Compensation Reform Task Force. The curriculum was reviewed by and the case studies developed by the New York State Chiropractic Association.

SPONSORSHIP: This activity has been accredited for a maximum of 3.5 continuing chiropractic education credits by the New York Chiropractic College Department Post Graduate Education and the New York State Chiropractic Association through the joint sponsorship of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.

Chiropractors should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Credits
How to Use this Training ––
Introduction 0.25
General Guideline Principles 0.25
History and Physical Examinations ––
Overview of Forms and Processes 0.5
Back Guidelines with Case Study 1.25
Neck Guidelines with Case Study 1.25
As additional courses are developed, you will be able to earn CCE credits for completing them. Until then, it is recommended that you take the following courses designed for CME credit:
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