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Accredited DOT Examiner Training Seminar

Become a Certified Medical Examiner in the FMCSA National Registry! Provide needed services to the transportation industry.

NOTE: Due to the high attendance for this course, TCC is currently investigating additional dates & locations to offer it. If you are interested in attending a future DOT training course, please contact Tama Harris at 281-998-6027 or tharris@txchiro.edu

WHO: TeamCME

WHAT: To perform the medical exam for commercial drivers after May 21, 2014, federal regulations require all health care providers to become certified in the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. To become certified in the National Registry, all providers must attend an Accredited National Registry Training Course and pass the National Registry Certification Test.

Completion of this accredited training course qualifies licensed DCs, MDs, DOs, PAs, ANPs and NPs to take the National Registry Certification test.Learn the FMCSA Medical Standards, Advisory Criteria, and Guidelines and how to apply them to determine correct driving status. Where applicable, perform the medical exam for School Bus Drivers.

Course Duration: 12-14 hours.

WHEN: (to be announced)
Saturday 8am-6pm
Sunday 8am-12pm.
12 CEU’s

WHERE: Texas Chiropractic College
LRC Building - Room 205
5912 Spencer Highway
Pasadena, TX 77505

PRICE: $448.00

To register please contact Tama Harris at 281-998-6027 or tharris@txchiro.edu

Clinical Anatomy Series

Visual Diagnosis: Clinical Diagnosis from the Anatomy Lab

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Patient case presentations are interwoven with human dissection in the gross anatomy lab. (Approved for continuing education credit in Texas and Louisiana)

Course Directors:

Robert E. Routh, Phd
David J. Schimp, DC, DACNB, DAAPM

Course Description:

This course is designed to enhance clinical skills and increase core knowledge through hands-on, clinically orientated gross anatomy. Patient case presentations are interwoven with human dissection in the gross anatomy lab to provide learners with an opportunity to visualize and touch specific anatomy that corresponds to common neuromusculoskeletal disorders.

Registration Information

Costs for these courses are:
12-hour weekend (Sat 12pm – 6pm, Sun 8am – 2pm) = $300 (12 CE credits)

To register, please contact the TCC Office of Postgraduate Studies at 281-998-6061.

Schedule for Clinical Anatomy Series

Weekend 1: Anatomy of UPPER LIMB Disorders

Focusing on:

  • Shoulder
  • Pectoral region
  • Elbow and wrist
  • Peripheral neuropathies of the upper limb

May 17 and 18, 2014 (Sat 12pm – 6pm, Sun 8am – 2pm)


Weekend 2: Anatomy of SPINE Disorders

Focusing on:

  • Cervical spine
  • Thoracic spine
  • Lumbar spine
  • Radiculopathies

October 18 and 19, 2014 (Sat 12pm – 6pm, Sun 8am – 2pm)


Weekend 3 Anatomy of LOWER LIMB Disorders

Focusing on:

  • Pelvis
  • Knee
  • Ankle and foot
  • Peripheral neuropathies of the lower limb

March 21 and 22, 2015 (Sat 12pm – 6pm, Sun 8am – 2pm)

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2014 Convention Exhibitors

The following list is of confirmed vendors for the 2014 TCC Convention in Galveston, Texas, as of July 09, 2014.

If you are interested in sponsorship and vendor opportunities, please contact Regina Perez at 281-998-6062 or rperez@txchiro.edu.

Exhibitors for 2014
Booth#
American Chiropractic Association
407
Activator Methods International, Ltd.
209
Airrosti Rehab Center
515
Alpha EDS Corp
522
Altus
309
Anatomy Fine Art
519
Apex Energetics
417
Back on Trac
216
Biofreeze/Thera-Band
108
BioGenesis Nutraceuticals Inc.
508
Biotics Research Corp.
405
ChiroMatrix, An iMatrix Company
211
Chiropractors Resource
411
ChiroTouch
117
ChiroWrite
112
Clear Mind Center
306
The Collection Coach
214
Cuttting Edge Lasers
420
ENERGEE AESTHETICS
406
E Z BIS, Inc
107
Foot Levelers
204-206
Future Health Software
215-314
Graston Technique
410
Green Imaging, PLLC
111
IDLife Nutrition
511
intelliBED
207
L-Arginine Complete
210
Matthews Medical Book Stores
118
Med Reps
506
Modern Spine
514
Natural Health Center
208
NCMIC
305
NuMedica
109
NutriWest of Texas
205-304
OUM Chiropractor Program
115
Oxy Health, LLC
421-423
Pharmanex
422
Progressive Laboratories
315-414
ProMassagers.com
105
Protocol for Life Balance
516
Radiation Detection Co.
311
Rapid Release
116
RBC Life
317
Research Associates Management
114
ScripHessco
200-201
Sleep Number Baybrook
505-507
Smouse Chiropractic & Scoliosis Center
510
SpectraCell Laboratories
223
Standard Process
401-500
Stymco
110
Tek-Medical
504
Texas Anesthesia Back Pain Center
322
Texas Biostetics Instruments
104
Texas Chiropractic Association
415
TCC Alumni Association
509
Texas Department of Insurance
308
The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc
217
Transformation Enzymes
307
The Spine Surgery Center
316-320
Ultimate Medical Services, Inc.
221
VXS Imaging, Inc.
404
ZyCal Bioceuticals Healthcare Co.
408

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2014 Special Events

The following schedule of special events for the 2013 Convention are specifically those sponsored by Texas Chiropractic College. Register today!

Wednesday, July 16

Early Bird Reception, 7-9 p.m. - Enjoy gathering with the staff and friends of TCC.

Thursday, July 17

Dr. Stephen Haslund Memorial Golf Classic, 7 a.m. (registration) - New name, same golf fun at the Moody Gardens Course. The annual event was renamed in honor of Dr. Haslund upon his retirement.

Cocktail Reception, 5:30-6:30 p.m. - Mingle with your colleagues. The hospitality is on us!

Beach Party, 7-10 p.m. - Enjoy a festive evening with friends, music and fun at Moody Gardens' Palm Beach. Two tickets included with registration.

Friday, July 18

Cocktail Reception, 5:30-6:30 p.m. - Mingle with your colleagues. The hospitality is on us!

President's Reception, Cocktails, 6:30 p.m.; Banquet, 7:30-11 p.m. - The evening features special presentations, dining and dancing. One ticket included with registration.

Saturday, July 19

Alumni Reunion Luncheon, 12 p.m. - Catch up with your TCC classmates! This year's reunion is for classes ending in a 4 or 9 (1944, '49, '54, '59, '64, '69, etc.)
Contact Gabrielle Greenwade at ggreenwade@txchiro.edu or 281-998-6070 for more information and to RSVP by July 13th.

TCC Convention - Course Schedule*

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Courses lasting longer than three hours will include a break or breaks as appropriate.

* Schdule as of May16, 2014; subject to change.


Thursday, July 17

Keynote Session

Topic:The Subluxation complex and the Chiropractic Adjustment

Panelists:
Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN
Michael Ramcharan, DC, MPH
Robert Routh, PhD
David Schimp, DC, DACNB, DAAPM
David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

Time: 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Course Description: This session will begin the conference by discussing the philosophy and science of the core element of chiropractic, the subluxation complex. Presented in a panel discussion format, distinguished experts will discuss a series of topics that will tie philosophy with evidence and give participants a greater understanding why there is power in the adjustment. Topics for this session include:

  • The philosophical constructs of the subluxation from Palmer, Janse, Harper and others
  • A review of the anatomy and innervation of the spinal motion segment
  • The neurologic pathways associated with spinal dysfunction and pain
  • The neurologic effects of spinal manipulation
  • The current evidence for the subluxation complex and the spinal adjustment

Topic:Patient Evaluation and Diagnosis - An Evidence-Based Approach

Panelists:
Bill Defoyd, MA, DC
Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN
David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

Time: 1 - 5 p.m.

Course Description: An expert panel will discuss the validity of the orthopedic and neurolgic examination and focus on current evidence that supports good diagnostic decisions. The discussion will also include documenting the examination, understanding imaging considerations and incorporating outcome measures.

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Friday, July 18

Topic: Disorders of the Spine - Patient Management and Treatment

Panelists:
Jesse Coats, DC, RPh, DAAPM, CCSP
Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN
Michael Ramcharan, DC, MPH
Robert Routh, PhD

Time: 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

 

Course Description: An expert panel will present and evidence informed approach to diagnosing and managing common spine pain diagnoses. Particular attention will be given to the effects of spinal manipulation as a treatment. Additional topics will include medical management of spine pain and using outcome measures in patient management decisions.

Topic: Multi-Disciplinary Relationships: The Keys to Success for the 21st Century Chiropractic Practice

Instructor: Kurt Juergens, DC, CCSP (sponsored by Foot Levelers)

Time:1 - 5 p.m.

Course Description:

Topic: Ethics and Risk Management
(Required TBCE Hours

Instructor: Michele Quattlebaum, JD

Time: 1 - 5 p.m.

Course Description:

 

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Saturday, July 19

Topic: Ethics and Risk Management
(Required TBCE Hours

Instructor: Michele Quattlebaum, JD

Time: 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Course Description:

 

Topic: Improving Chiropractic Outcomes Through Nutrition

Instructor: Joseph Biernat, DC (sponsored by Standard Process)

Time: 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Course Description: This program will address history and examination procedures commonly used in patient examination with a look at what has been demonstrated to be effective. This includes a brief discussion of terms necessary to understand how evidence based chiropractic is evaluated.

Topic: Managing Advanced Conditions of the Spine

Panelists:
Michael Ramcharan, DC, MPH
David Schimp, DC, DACNB, DAAPM
David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

Time: 1 - 5 p.m.

Course Description: An expert panel discusses diagnosing and treating more advanced conditions of the spine including central and lateral stenosis, cauda equina syndrome and myelopathies. Included will be discussion on various treatments available, and the efficacy, risks and expected outcomes of those treatments.

Topic: Chiropractic Radiologic Technology (Rad Tech Program Only)

Instructor: Larry Wyatt, DC, DACBR, FICC

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Course Description: This presentation will review: 1) Introduction and recent advances in diagnostic imaging technology; 2) Tips and tricks in the x-ray suite; 3) Review of x-ray protection procedures; 4) Common pitfalls in diagnostic imaging; 5) Enhancing proper x-ray positioning techniques; and 6) Practical application of x-ray physics.

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