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The Aging Spine

CPD Hours: 12.5 FLA – Full Program

Part 1 – 4.5 Hours (5 Modules)

Parts 2 & 3 – 4.0 Hours Each (4 Modules per Part)

This program is a compilation of the major presentations made at COCA’s most successful conference which was themed on The Aging Spine. The conference called on a number of local and international experts from different health disciplines in order to expand your knowledge and expertise in the treatment of conditions of the older adult and in particular the aging spine.

The Aging Spine can be purchased as a complete program or in parts. Certificates of completion will be issued for either the full program if purchased or for individual parts.

The 5 Modules in Part 1 are:

  • Manual therapies & complementary therapies in the treatment of the aging spine – Dr Paul Doherty DC, DABCO and Dr Michael Schneider DC, PhD
  • Unique history & physical examination principles – Dr Paul Doherty DC, DABCO
  • Exercise principles in older adults – Dr Paul Doherty DC, DABCO
  • Clinical outcome measures in the older adult – Dr Paul Doherty DC, DABCO
  • General wellness issues in older adults – Dr Paul Doherty DC, DABCO and Dr Michael Schneider DC, PhD

The 4 Modules in Part 2 are:

  • Imaging of the aging spine – Dr Phil Lucas MBBS, FRANZCR
  • Falls and the effects of therapy on multi-modal integration – Dr Heidi Haavik BSc (Chiro), PhD
  • Neurophysiology of falls in the older adult – Dr Kim Delbaere MPT, PhD
  • Surgical presentations of the adult aging spine – Mr David de la Harpe BAppSc (Chiro), MBBS, MS, FRACS (Ortho)

The 4 Modules in Part 3 are:

  • Flexion distraction – Dr Michael Schneider DC, PhD
  • What’s new and what hasn’t changed in rheumatology – Dr Paul Bird MBBS (Hon), FRACP, MD
  • Five questions to prevent disaster – Dr Paul Bird MBBS (Hon), FRACP, MD
  • Grand Rounds panel – Mr David de la Harpe, Dr Paul Bird, Dr Heidi Haavik, Dr Kim Delbaere, Dr Phil Lucas, Dr Mike Schneider, Dr Paul Dougherty
  • Further details about each module are available here: Aging-Spine-Module-Abstracts

Costs (inc. GST)

Part 1 (4.5 FLA Hrs) – CA Members $225.00 – Non-Members $300.00
Part 2 (4.0 FLA Hrs) – CA Members $206.25 – Non-Members $275.00
Part 3 (4.0 FLA Hrs) – CA Members $206.25 – Non-Members $275.00

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