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Clinical Neuroscience Program Pre-Payment Bundle (20 Modules)

$8,980.00

A bundle of 20 modules of the 800 series (15 neurology credit hours per module).

Once you purchase this course, you will be able to access your first module through the ‘My Online Learning Portal’ tab. This tab is under the ‘My Account’ tab when logged into the website.

This transaction is non-refundable.

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This Clinical Neuroscience Program bundle package gives you the opportunity to receive a significant saving by pre-paying for 20 modules of this program. Tuition for this pre-payment bundle is non-refundable and non-transferrable.  Credits for the modules never expire. 801 – Neuron Theory & Receptor Activation The main objective of this module is to educate the participants on the importance of the study of neurology as it pertains to the practice of chiropractic, as well as to understand the clinical application of neuron theory as it relates to environmental potentials and their effects on the central nervous system. The basic aspects of neuroscience as it pertains to neuron theory will be the center of discussion as to provide a solid foundation for the debutante learner to understand more complex neurological applications. 802 – Neuromuscular Applications The main objective of this module is to discuss and develop a proficient understanding of the relationship between brain activity and muscle tone. Further emphasis will be placed on the structure and function of the motor system in relationship to receptor activation. The relationship between brain/muscle spindle sensitivity/gain and muscle tone will be explored. Methodology concerning brain-based activation of the neuromuscular system will be presented. Pathological neuronal processes will be discussed in relationship to receptor pathology of muscle spindle and joint mechanoreceptor origin. The relationship between chiropractic modalities and the treatment of receptor-based pathologies will be discussed. 803 – Peripheral Nervous System The main objective of this module is to review the anatomical and neurophysiological structure of the peripheral nervous system and its clinical implications. Emphasis will be placed on the influences of cortical hemisphericity on the onset and propagation of disorders affecting the PNS. Diagnostic protocols assessing central cortical influences will be introduced. Chiropractic applications in the treatment of peripheral nerve lesions will be discussed in detail. 804 – Spinal Cord The main objective of this module is to review the functional organization of the spinal cord as to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of various spinal cord lesions. The structured methodology will be presented to aid the practitioner in differentiating various clinical syndromes directly or indirectly involving the spinal cord. Emphasis will be placed on the application of chiropractic modalities in the treatment of various spinal cord disorders. 805  – Reflexogenic Systems The main objective of this module is to review the clinical anatomy and physiology of the reflexogenic systems governing muscle tone and posture. Emphasis will be placed on the central brain influences on various reflexogenic systems in the etiology of musculoskeletal disorders ranging from chronic tendonitis to acute sprain strain injuries. Clinical applications will be emphasized using changes in various reflexogenic systems in the treatment of musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal pathologies. 806  – Autonomic Nervous System The main objective of this module is to review the clinical anatomy and neurophysiological structure of the autonomic nervous system. Emphasis will be placed on the central brain influences on autonomic function as it relates to disease states affecting the autonomic nervous system. Further emphasis will be placed on the structure and function of the ANS in relationship to respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary function and pathology. Autonomic concomitants associated with central and peripheral lesions will be reviewed. Clinical methodology involving diagnosis and treatment of neurological dysfunction of the ANS will be reviewed. 807 – Cerebellar Cortices The main objective of this module is to review the clinical anatomy and physiology of the cerebellum as it pertains to the pathogenesis of various cerebellar based movement and postural alterations. Emphasis will be placed on the review of the major afferent and efferent projections of the cerebellum. Clinical syndromes associated with specific lesions of the cerebellar cortex and its afferent/efferent projections will be reviewed with an emphasis on diagnostic and chiropractic treatment modalities. 808 – The Brain & Its Environment The main objective of this module is to review the clinical anatomy of the brain and its supportive tissues. Emphasis will be placed on the clinical importance of understanding the dependency of the brain on environmental evoked potentials. Information will be reviewed pertaining to the internal and supportive structures of the brain with emphasis placed on the major afferent and efferent projections. Lesions of the afferent system, supportive structures of the brain, and the clinical methodology used in determining brain vascular integrity will be discussed. Applications specific to brain-based treatments will also be discussed 809 – Cranial Nerves The main objective of this module is to review the clinical anatomy and neurophysiology of the cranial nerves. Emphasis will be placed on the detailed review of the structure and function of the cranial nerves and the clinical syndromes associated with lesions affecting them. Further emphasis will be placed on discussing central mediating brain mechanisms on the onset and propagation of lesions involving the cranial nerves. 810 – Lobes of the Brain The main objective of this module is to review the clinical anatomy and neurophysiology of the lobes of the brain. Emphasis will be placed on describing the localized function of each particular lobe and the clinical syndromes secondary to various lesion mechanisms. Clinical protocols used in diagnosing lobular syndromes will be discussed. Therapeutic applications specific to each lobe will also be discussed. 811 – Neurological Diagnosis The main objective of this module is to integrate the current understanding of neurological function in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the human nervous system. Emphasis will be placed on the neurological influences of multiple organ systems as it relates to neurological disease. The interpretation of information obtained from the physical examination will be reviewed to ascertain the longitudinal level of the lesion as well as to provide the examiner with information for the application of treatment modalities specific to the individual’s neurological dysfunction. An introduction to Optokinetic mechanisms as a method to ascertain central lesions will also be discussed. 812 – Sensory Systems The main objective of this module is to review the aspects of sensory information processing in humankind with emphasis on the applicableness of this information in the clinical chiropractic practice. Emphasis will be on the integration of the mesolimbic and substantia nigral dopaminergic activating systems in concert with perception and sensory integration. The major sensory pathways will be discussed specific to their structure and function. Central processing of sensory information will be reviewed in relationship to thalamic and cortical integration. Disorders of the sensorium will be reviewed and methodology introduced to aid in differentiating these disorders from central and peripheral origins discussed. Applications specific to the treatment of sensory lesions will be explored. 813 – Pain The main objective of this module is to review the clinical anatomy and neurophysiology associated with pain perception. Pain generating mechanisms will be reviewed from the receptor to centrally based mechanisms. Central mechanisms for pain inhibition and facilitation will be reviewed with emphasis placed on the clinical syndromes associated with pain production. Methodology specific to chiropractic modalities in the treatment of pain will be reviewed. 814 – Head & Face Pain: The main objective of this module is to review the clinical anatomy and neurophysiology of the peripheral and central pain pathways responsible for cranial pain perception. Emphasis will be placed on the neurological influences of multiple organ system functions as it pertains primarily to the production of the most common craniofacial pain syndromes. The most common syndromes involving head pain from migraines to trigeminal neuralgia will be reviewed. Afferent pain pathways from the face will be reviewed in regards to their structure and function. Chiropractic applications specific to cranial pain will be presented. 815 – Motor Systems The main objective of this module is to review the aspects of motoric integration in humankind with emphasis on the applicableness of this information in the clinical chiropractic practice. Further discussion of the structure and function of the major volitional and nonvolitional motor pathways. The function of the basal ganglia, cerebral cortex, cerebellum, brainstem, and spinal cord will be discussed in relation to the human motor system. Chiropractic applications specific to the diagnosis and treatment of both central and peripheral pathology will be covered. 818 – Advanced Neurological Diagnosis The main objective of this module is to integrate the current understanding of neurological function in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the human nervous system. Emphasis will be placed on the neurological influences of multiple organ system functions as it pertains primarily to the assessment of human neuronal integrity. The interpretation of information obtained from the physical examination will be reviewed as it pertains to one’s ability to discern dysfunction in the human nervous system as well as to provide the examiner with information on the specific application of treatment modalities to improve humanistic function and expression. This concept will be developed to aid the practitioner in developing thought processes that would embrace the vast integration and complexity of the human nervous system. It will be the end goal of this module that the learner is able to explain the most common scenarios of human functionality/dysfunctionality in terms of a lesion within the nervous system and be able to apply a treatment that is in concert with the CIS of the human nervous system. 819 – Movement Disorders The main objective of this module is to present the breadth and depth of information pertaining to the pathophysiological mechanisms associated with movement disorders in such a way as to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of various movement disorders by the practicing chiropractic neurologist. Emphasis will be placed on the application of chiropractic modalities in the treatment of various movement disorders ranging from Parkinson’s to focal dystonia 820 – Cardiac Function The main objective of this module is to review the neurological controlling influences of the cardiovascular system as relates to the brain hemispheric model of integration. Emphasis will be placed on the use of common chiropractic modalities as a vehicle to evoke change in the cardiovascular system based on our current day understanding of cardiovascular neurological integration. Emphasis will also be placed on the electrical properties of the heart at a breadth and depth that will allow the participating practitioner to properly evaluate a standard 12 lead EKG to determine any underlying cardiac pathology as well as to use the EKG as a tool to direct and monitor the outcomes of our treatments of those individuals with compromised cardiovascular states. 821 – Gut & Sexual/Reproductive Function The main objective of this module to review the clinical application of the anatomy and physiology of the autonomic nervous system pertaining specifically to respiratory and gut integration. Emphasis will be placed on examining various pathologies in these systems as they relate to the hemispheric model of brain function. Reviewing, performing, and interpreting multiple autonomic stress tests and discussing the findings in relation to hemispheric and patient specific scenarios will also emphasize clinical applications. 822 – Neurological Rehabilitation The main objective of this module is to review the aspects of muscle physiology as it pertains to neuromuscular rehabilitation. Emphasis will be placed on the integration from other related systems of the cerebellum as well as the cortex. Basic concepts of neuromuscular rehabilitation will be introduced and incorporated into the brain hemispheric model of the function. Ocular rehabilitative techniques will be emphasized throughout the weekend’s discussion. 824 – Chiropractic Adjusting Techniques for Chiropractors The main objective of this module is to introduce and develop the neurological mechanism involved in osseous manipulative reductive techniques. Based on this information, palpatory assessment techniques will be introduced and demonstrated that are congruent with our current understanding of neurological integration of spinal mechanics. Proper manipulative reductive techniques will be introduced based on sound biomechanical as well as neurological principles. Segmental lesions will be correlated with suprasegmental lesions based on our current understanding of hemispheric receptor-based integration. 825  – Clinical Neurology for the Practicing Chiropractor This program focuses on some practical and effective ways of applying Neurology for the practicing Chiropractor. Reading List For a full list of all reading recommendations for the CNS program, click here. 
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