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Care across the Lifespan; from Infancy to the Golden Age

CPD

In this lively, interactive weekend, you will take a tour of care across the lifespan of our patients, from infancy to the “golden age.” You will discuss common health concerns, assessment of the patient, evidence based health promotion and chiropractic adjusting strategies to insure patient safety and comfort.

Lisa Killinger
Course Title 27-28 July’ 24 – Care across the Lifespan; from Infancy to the Golden Age
Qualification CPD
Accreditation European Academy of Chiropractic
Duration 12 CPD Hours
Institution Code A65
Start Date 27-28 July 2024
Location Parkwood Campus, Bournemouth, Dorset

Overview


This course is accredited for 12 CPD Hours by the European Academy of Chiropractic.

Registration Saturday: 08:45

Saturday: 09:00-18:00

Sunday: 09:00-13:00

We want to reduce our impact on the environment by limiting the amount of paper we are using for our CPD courses. Course notes: Not provided in hard copy. You will be notified by email to access notes via Dropbox or similar (this is free to access and you will not need to set up a Dropbox account).

Course Details


In this lively, interactive weekend, we will take a tour of care across the lifespan of our patients, from infancy to the “golden age.” We will discuss common health concerns, assessment of the patient, evidence based health promotion and chiropractic adjusting strategies to insure patient safety and comfort. For infants and children we will include developmental milestones, common conditions to be mindful of, and care options. Related to care of adults, we will explore general health and wellness, and care of women in pregnancy. Nutrition and spinal health in pregnancy and chiropractic care of the pregnant patient. For the care of our older adult patients, we will examine age-related changes in the body and overall health and wellness concerns, prevention and health promotion and chiropractic care with comfort and safety in mind.

After completing to course participant will be able to:

  • Recognize common health concerns in children, and chiropractic management in children.
  • Discuss health promotion and prevention strategies for adult patient wellness.
  • List common complication of pregnancy health professionals should be vigilant for, and appropriate co-management or referral, as appropriate.
  • Summarize alterations to chiropractic adjusting to ensure patient safety and comfort.
  • Recognize common age-related changes in our older patients, and appropriate co-management or referral as appropriate.
  • Summarize chiropractic care strategies for patients with various levels of frailty, with a focus on patient safety and comfort.
  • Recognize common causes and preventive strategies for falls in older patients.

Hour 1-2: Intro to Care Across the Lifespan: Overview and Bigger Picture

  • Introduction
  • Care in Infants and children, pregnancy, and older adults
  • Pregnancy: Common health concerns, complications, and red flags
  • Chiropractic assessment and care

Hour 3-4: Workshop on care in pregnancy and Intro: Infants and Children

  • Workshop: Chiropractic in pregnancy; insuring safety and comfort
  • Introduction to infants and children
  • History and examination
  • Common health concerns and red flags

Hour 5-7: Infants and Children and Workshop on Pediatric Chiropractic

  • Chiropractic care of infants and children
  • Headaches
  • NMS Exam and Common NMS Concerns
  • Workshop: Care of Infants and Children

Hour 8-10: Introduction to Aging Well

  • Normal Aging
  • Comprehensive Assessment of the Older Adult Patient
  • Physical and Functional Assessment
  • Cognitive Assessment; The 3 Ds: Depression, Delirium and Dementia
  • Nutritional/Oral Health Assessment
  • Home Safety/Fall Prevention
  • Medications in Aging Adults: Reducing adverse events
  • Best Practices

Hours 11: Workshop: Chiropractic care in Aging

Hour 12: Health Promotion and Prevention Across the Lifespan

Dr. Killinger is a 1983 graduate and professor of Clinical Sciences at Palmer College of Chiropractic. She was the first chiropractor ever hired by the US Government in 1999, when she developed the Chiropractic Program for the US Health Resources and Services Administration. In 2017 she served as the only chiropractor on the US Bureau of Health Professions’ Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary Community-Based Linkages. She currently teaches Geriatrics, Pediatrics, and Chiropractic techniques at Palmer College. She has received numerous professional and civic awards, authored 10 book chapters, over 100 scientific publications, and has made over 300 presentations at scientific conferences around the world.

Dr. Winchester also teaches modules for the chiropractic rehabilitation diplomate. He has been trained to instruct Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization according to Dr. Pavel Kolar. Dr. Winchester has been published and featured in various chiropractic articles and literature.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For more information contact the CPD team at cpd@aecc.ac.uk.

Will lunch & refreshments be provided?

A light lunch & refreshment breaks will be provided.

What if I have a Dietary requirement?

Our catering team cater for the standard 14 food allergens. You will be asked to select any of these allergens that might be applicable when booking online.

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