The Advances in the Management of Traumatic Injuries (AMTI) - Module 3 Online

June 27, 2020-15, 2020  •  Recorded & Available for Distance Learning

This schedule is in Eastern Time.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2hrs CE credit

Introduction to Imaging in the MVC Patient

Speaker: Cliff Tao, DC

  • Review of imaging modalities
  • What and how to order specific imaging and how to interpret
  • Intervertebral Disc Disorders and Nomenclature
  • Proper terminology that is highly defensible
  • Affect of terminology on case value

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

2hrs CE credit

Ligament Injury on Radiography and Fluoroscopy and Case Review

Speaker: Cliff Tao, DC

  • AMA guideline on the evaluation of permanent impairment
  • Reporting to the millimeter
  • Various trauma cases in various imaging modalities

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Break for Lunch

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

2.5hrs CE credit

Injury Optimized Advanced Imaging of the Spine Part 1: Cervical Spine and Shoulder

  • Overview of anatomy as viewed on various MRI protocols
  • Advanced imaging of commonly injured tissues
    • Cranicervical Junction
    • Cervical Spine
    • Thoracic Spine

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

1.5hrs CE credit

Injury Optimized Advanced Imaging of the Spine Part 2: Lumbar Spine and TBI

  • Advanced imaging of commonly injured tissues in the cervical and thoracic spine in trauma cases

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2hrs CE credit

The Role of Imaging in Clinical Documentation and Care Plans

Speaker: Joe Betz, DC

  • Advances in the understanding of how to identify and document subluxations to various spinal regions using imaging
  • The role of radiology guidelines for trauma cases in clinical practice
  • Understanding how to properly document and report your clinical findings

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3hrs CE credit

Discussion of 8 "Predictive Factors" in MVCs

Speaker: Joe Betz, DC

  1. Self- reported pain levels (numerical rating scales at initial presentation)
  2. Initial Neck Disability Indes (NDI): cut points to predict chronicity
  3. Initial WAD grade using Quebec Task Force scale
  4. Initial Cervical Range of Motion
  5. Hyeralgesia (cold, algometry, etc)
  6. Initial Expectations of Recovery
  7. Post- Crash Emotional Factors (eg. catastrophizing)
  8. Muscle Fatty Infiltration (on MRI)