Chiropractic Risk Management: Cervical Artery Dissection Diagnosis




Chiropractic Risk Management: Cervical Artery Dissection Diagnosis

Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, DABCO

Cost: $50.00 / 2 CE Hours (50-minute hours)

  • Course Description:
    • Dr. James Demetrious discusses the current literature, epidemiology, risk factors, symptoms, and examination findings to evaluate, and diagnose the developing cervical artery dissection. (2.0 CE hours).
  • Hourly Breakdown:
    • Hour 1 – Reviewing epidemiology, adverse events, causality, SMT strain force, the effect of range of motion on cervical artery blood flow, fluoroquinolones, and risk factors.
    • Hour 2 – Review of CAD symptoms, signs, physical examination findings, connective tissue joint hyper-mobility assessment, and instructive cases.
  • Learning Objectives:
    • Attendees will better understand current concepts related to the assessment and diagnosis of cervical artery dissection.
    • Attendees will improve diagnostic using a CAD assessment tool/flow chart.
    • Attendees will gain insight into CAD appropriateness criteria and standards of care.
Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, DABCO

Dr. James Demetrious is a nationally distinguished, board certified chiropractic orthopedist. He is a clinician, educator, author, and editor. Dr. Demetrious teaches post-graduate coursework on behalf of Northeast College of Health Sciences. He is a member of the NCMIC Speakers’ Bureau and teaches post-graduate coursework throughout the United States. He has published peer-reviewed journal papers related to advanced differential diagnosis. He serves as an editorial reviewer on behalf of the journals: Spine, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Clinical Anatomy. Dr. Demetrious has continually cared for patients since 1986.