Chiropractic Tools for the Trimesters - Caring for your Pregnancy patient
By: Kentucky Association of Chiropractors

Course Description

Description

A 6 hour CE course helping the Chiropractor identify and address specific needs and conditions that may arise when treating the pregnant patient. The course will also cover modifications of care and red flags for the pregnant patient.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn and identify at least 3 unique anatomical changes that occur during pregnancy.
  2. Learn and identify at least 3 ways to modify Chiropractic techniques during pregnancy.
  3. Expand Chiropractic clinical knowledge of caring for abdominal concerns of the pregnant woman including round ligament pain, hiatal hernia and diastasis recti.
  4. Learn to identify common red flags that could affect the pregnant woman and how to modify chiropractic care accordingly.
  5. Understand how to identify and care for pregnant women who present with a breech presentation.
  6. Learn how to care for multiple non-musculoskeletal conditions associated with pregnancy.

Course Outline

Session 1 outline - 180 Minutes

  • ● Anatomy of pregnancy with postural considerations - 30 min
  • ● Modifying your adjustment - 25 min
  • ● Musculoskeletal Fascial Considerations - 30 min
  • ● Developing a Birth Plan and Birth Resources - 20 min
  • ● Diet and Exercise in Pregnancy - 25 min
  • ● Non musculoskeletal conditions and Red Flags - 50 min
  • Session 2 outline - 180 Minutes
  • ● Breech presentation and assistance - 40 min
  • ● Chiropractic Treatment of Pregnancy - 40 min
  • ● Adjunct Treatment Techniques - 50 min
  • ● Special Musculoskeletal conditions of pregnancy and “adjusting” your treatment plan accordingly - 50 min

This course will not be available until October 1, 2021

This course has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Course Details

  • Chiropractic Tools for the Trimesters - Caring for your Pregnancy patient
  • By:    Kentucky Association of Chiropractors
  • Instructor:    Dr. Rachael Kuperusand Dr. Tracy Barnes
  • Total CE Hours:    6
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Adjustive Technique  -2 CE Hours
    • Biomechanics  -1 CE Hours
    • Corrective/Therapeutic Exercise  -2 CE Hours
    • Pediatrics  -1 CE Hours
  •    Course Outline