Total Credits: 6 including 6 6 hours CE Live-cast
Are you looking to improve and refine your skills when treating children in your practice? This 6-hour course will teach you the nuances of evaluating and treating children in your practice. Dr. Barnes and Dr. Kuperus will bring you an engaging and insightful presentation that will improve your ability to help the children in your community. If this is your first pediatrics class or if you're a seasoned veteran, this class will deliver the knowledge you can implement on Monday.
Some of the Topics to be covered:
– How to do easy and complete exams for all age patients from infants to teenagers
– Pediatric Red Flags you should know about
– How to help with common childhood conditions such as tongue-tie, torticollis, ear infection, headaches, colic, and more!
– Learn what's different about adjusting a child and how to adapt your techniques for all ages
|Pediatrics 101 Notes (24.4 MB)||Available after Purchase|
Dr. Barnes is a chiropractor with a private practice in Louisville, KY. She received her doctorate degree (DC) in Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic - West in 1992 and an advanced degree in clinical chiropractic pediatrics (DICCP) in 1996. She has worked in a variety of settings from a full-time position at the Kentuckiana Children's Center for children with special needs to a multi-disciplinary practice to solo private practice.
She combines a variety of therapeutic techniques in her work including functional kinesiology, myofascial release, KinesioTaping, Activator methods and craniosacral therapy. She has been the anatomy and physiology instructor at Advanced Massage Therapeutics School since 1999 and also teaches nationally and internationally on a variety of pediatric topics.
In 2004, she became a Certified KinesioTaping Instructor (CKTI) and has taught the KinesioTaping method all over the US as well as England, France, Israel, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. She has published multiple articles on pediatric care of special needs children in peer-reviewed and professional journals.
Dr. Barnes is on the board of the River City Paddle Sports and is an inaugural member of the Ohio River Recreation Trail committee. She has plans to join others in completing a second 250-mile paddle down the Ohio River in 30ft Voyageur canoes this fall.
Dr. Rachael graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic – Davenport, IA in 2009. She is Board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners. She holds a Diplomate in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (DICCP) through the International Chiropractic Association and Palmer College. Dr. Rachael originally practiced in NJ before moving to Louisville in 2010 to accept a position at a local non-profit specializing in pediatric chiropractic care. She has experience working with many special needs pediatric cases, incorporating chiropractic, cranial sacral therapy, clinical nutrition and supplementation into care plans. She is a published author in the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics, and regularly lectures to other chiropractors on topics of pediatrics and maternal care. Dr. Rachael opened Kuperus Family Chiropractic in 2012 with a mission to provide chiropractic care for all members of the family. She has adjusted babies a few hours old, those in their 90s, pregnant women and everyone in between. She has additional training in Webster and Bagnell techniques. Dr. Rachael is a member of the International Chiropractic Association (ICA), the ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics and Kentuckiana Integrative Medical Association. In her spare time she enjoys biking, eating out with her husband Matt and snuggling her Great Dane.
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