3105.0 Evolving concepts in public health and clinical practice

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The session begins with an overview of the substantial impact of musculoskeletal disorders on public health and role of chiropractic. The development of best practices is addressed and is followed by a discussion of developing practice based research processes in individual clinical practices.
Session Objectives: Describe the public health burden of musculoskeletal disease in the United States Discuss the practice-based research opportunities for CAM professionals and their patients Describe the consensus process used to develop a “best practices” document for chiropractic care for older adults.
Claire Johnson, DC, MSEd

Consensus process to develop a “best practices” document for chiropractic care for older adults
Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD, CHES, Michael Schneider, DC, PhD Assistant Professor, Paul Dougherty, DC, Brian Gleberzon, DC and Lisa Z. Killinger, DC
Evidence for CAM Healthcare Options: The ECHO pilot project
Maria A. Hondras, DC MPH, Cynthia R. Long, PhD, Lori Byrd, BA, Robert D. Vining, DC, Greg Boyer, BS, Lynne Carber, MPM, Nicole Homb, DC, Ying Cao, MS, Lance Corber, BA, MSITM, Joel Edman, DSc, Daniel Monti, MD and Christine Goertz, DC, PhD
Guidelines for physical activity for individuals with scoliosis
Bart Green, MSEd, DC, Claire Johnson, DC, MSEd and William Moreau, DC

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Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)