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Dr. Todd Whitehead | Post Graduate Training

Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration and Whiplash Related Disorders:
Completed 15 hours of training, March 1996, Lubbock, Texas;
Texas Chiropractic Association Mid-Winter Convention.

Biomechanics, Low-Tech Rehabilitation and Physiotherapeutics for the Next Century:
Completed fifteen hours of training, March 1997, Lubbock, Texas;
Texas Chiropractic Association Mid-Winter Convention.

Whiplash: The Master’s Program.
Completed 48 didactic hours of advance training in the diagnosis and clinical management of cervical acceleration/deceleration trauma and whiplash related temporomandibular joint disorders;
Accredited under Los Angeles Chiropractic College, Completed August 9, 1998.

October 8, 1998: Attended lecture presented by Terry Yochum, D.C., D.A.C.B.R.,
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Radiology.
Approximately three hours of lecture regarding use of x-ray, MRI, CT and their importance with regard to spinal injury, diagnosis and management.

Hospital Protocols: Taught by American Academy of Manual and Physical Medicine.
Successful completion in instruction on application to hospitals and instruction in normal protocol and the Doctor of Chiropractic’s place in the hospital setting.
Course Completed November 13, 1998.

Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Didactic Part I:
Taught by The American Academy of Manual and Physical Medicine.
Course designed to teach proper case selection, safety issues and case management.
Course Completed November 15, 1998.

Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Practical Portion:
Taught by Texas Chiropractic College. Practical application of skills learned in Part I.
Was responsible to properly select three cases for manipulation under anesthesia (MUA). Those cases subsequently underwent MUA performed by me under the proctorship of certified doctor.
Course Completed April 3, 1999.

Forensic Chiropractic Certification Program:
Taught by Dr. Preston Fitzgerald and Dr. Warren Jahn of Forensics Board.
Training in records review and introduction to forensic evaluation from a case-review standpoint.
Course completed 10-3-99. 12 hours of classroom study.

CBP Annual Convention, 9-22-00 through 9-24-00:
18 hours of classroom attendance. Topics included: Advances in Chiropractic Biophysics, Engineering concepts regarding theoretical normal spines in a 3D model, Advances and current literature review with relation to Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration and Associated Disorders, Advances in the scientific literature regarding lower back rehabilitation (Taught by Rene’Caillet, M.D.)

Texas Chiropractic Association/ Texas Council of Chiropractic Orthopedists:
October 5-6, 2001; Austin, Texas: Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission Impairment Rating Seminar:
16 hours towards Designated Doctor Certification.

Texas Chiropractic Association 87th Annual Convention, course # 02-241:
Completed 20 hours of continued education. June 20-23, 2002; Austin, Texas.

Texas Chiropractic Association Midwinter Convention, course #02-672:
Completed 16 hours of continuing education in physiotherapeutics, including the latest research on conservative disc decompression. March 7-9, 2003; Midland, Texas.

Texas Chiropractic Association 88th Annual Convention:
Completed 20 hours of continued education in the evaluation and management of headache, disc decompression and hospital protocol. June 12-15, 2003; Dallas, Texas.

Parker College of Chiropractic, Postgraduate Continuing Education Department.
Completed 16.5 hours of continuing education. January 13-15, 2005. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Topics included chiropractic adjusting techniques, dietary solutions in patients, compliant CPT coding procedures, physio-therapy updates, chiropractic and sports and patient communication skills.

Texas Chiropractic Association MidWinter Conference, course #05-215.
Completed 16 hours of continuing education. March 11-13, 2005: Midland, Texas.

Texas Chiropractic Association 90th Annual Convention:
Completed 20 hours of continuing education. June 2005: Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Gary Smouse. Current non-surgical treatment options with idiopathic scoliosis.
8 hours training. September 2005: Sugar Land, Texas.

Texas Chiropractic Association MidWinter Conference, course #06-1336.
Completed 16 hours of continuing education. March 17-19, 2006: Midland, Texas.

Texas Chiropractic Association 91st Annual Convention, course #06-1571.
Completed 16 hours of continuing education. June 22-25, 2006: Corpus Christi, Texas.

Texas Chiropractic Association Annual MidWinter Conference, course # 06-2237.
Completed 16 hours of continuing education. March 16-18, 2007: Corpus Christi, Texas.

Texas Chiropractic Association 92nd Annual Convention, course # 07-0247.
Completed 16 hours of continuing education. June 7-10, 2007: The Woodlands, Texas.
Medicare documentation training; Spinal Decompression Therapy, Proper coding, office procedures and compliance; Decompression Traction with Dr. Jay Kennedy

ACA Teleseminar: American Chiropractic Association:
Coding & Documentation for the Contemporary Chiropractic Practice.
Completed 1 ½ hours of instruction both telephone and online. July 10, 2007.

Certified by Logan College of Chiropractic: Advance Patient Classification, Modalities and Rehab.
Focus on classification of different presentations of mechanical spine pain patients. Classification in movement disorders versus compression or disc origin. Application of axial traction, Active Therapeutic Movement (ATM2), physical modalities, including electrical and ultrasound applications, as well as the proper use of Cold Laser therapy.
Completed 12 hours classroom and hands-on application. November 8-9, 2008: Denton, Texas.

Online course: Approved by National University of Health Sciences:
Completed 1 hour of instruction on proper Blocking procedures in Chiropractic: January 25, 2009.
Instructor: Dr. Rob Cooperstein.

Online Course: Approved by National University of Health Sciences:
Completed 1 hour of instruction on Introduction to MRI- Part 1 of 3. January 25, 2009.
Instructor: Dr. Susan Vlasuk, D.C., DACBR.

Online Course: Approved by National University of Health Sciences:
Completed 1 hour of instruction on Introduction to MRI- Part 2 of 3. January 25, 2009.
Instructor: Dr. Susan Vlasuk, D.C., DACBR.

Online Course: Approved by National University of Health Sciences:
Completed 1 hour of instruction on Introduction to MRI- Part 3 of 3. February 11, 2009.
Instructor: Dr. Susan Vlasuk, D.C., DACBR.

Texas Chiropractic Association 94th Annual Convention/Course #07-2372:
16 hours continuing education. June 11-13, 2009: Austin, Texas.

Teleconference: American Chiropractic Association:
1 hour: September 1, 2009: Clinical Documentation Standards

Integrated Neuromuscular Re-Education: Muscle Energy Therapy and Positional Release:
Taught by Theresa A. Schmidt, DPT, MS, OCS, LMT, CEAS, DD:  Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Physiology, Facilitation, Positional Release, PRT/Strain Counterstrain Theory, Indications and Contraindications, PRT Interventions, Muscle Energy Therapy and Interventions, Precautions, MET Interventions for Extremities, MET for Spine, Pelvic Somatic Dysfunction Correction:
6 hours continuing education. April 29, 2010: Lubbock, Texas.

Texas Chiropractic Association Annual Convention, course #07-3708.
16 hours of CEU’s, 12 hours of CE in acupuncture and 8 hours CE in coding and documentation for Medicare claims. June 10-11, 2011: Austin, Texas.

Functional Wellness course sponsored by Parker University and Co-Sponsored by Standard Process Nutrition of Oklahoma, Inc.
12 CE credits. April 14-15, 2012: Amarillo, Texas.
Instructor: Bruce Bond, D.C. Board Approval No:  07-4350

TCA Mid-Winter Conference with TBCE Required Hours.
February 22-24, 2013: Lubbock, Texas.

Steps to a Compliant Financial Policy Risk Management, Ray Foxworthy, D.C. (1 hr.); Chiropractic Philosophy, Patient Education and Research, Jay Morgan, D.C. 4 hours; Traumatic Brain Injury, Richard Freeze, D.C., 2 hours;  Understanding Pediatric Practice, Tracy Wilson, D.C., 2 hours; Injury Help, Keith Pendleton, J.D., 4 hours;  Risk Management, Tom Hollingsworth, D.C. and Todd Whitehead, D.C., 3 hours.  Total 16 hours CE.

TCA 2013 Annual Convention – Total 16 hours
TBCE Required Hours (Ethics, Risk Management, Clinical Documentation and Coding):
Dr. Todd Whitehead and Dr. Tom Hollingsworth (4 hours). June 6-9, 2013: Austin, Texas:

Chiropractic Grand Rounds and Collaborative Treatment Options:
Dr. Monte Horne (4 hours)

7 Steps to a Compliant Financial Policy:
Dr. Ray Foxworth (1 hour)

InjuryHELP Coalition:
Keith Pendleton, Esq. (1 hour)

Outcome Assessments:  Bulletproof Documentation Strategies in the Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Practice: Dr. Steve Yeomans (6 hours)


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