Interprofessional Hospital Based Spine Care
*CE Credits are issued for Doctors of Chiropractic only.
*Please note this course is not approved in the state of FL.
2.5 CE Credits
This course is designed to introduce the chiropractor to the protocols and heiarchy of the typical hospital. It details how to introduce chiropractic services and care paths to both emergency rooms and the general hospital population inclusive of CEO's, emergency department chairmen and representatives of other departments that have influence over utilziation providers.
1. Introduction –
- Outlining the purpose of this certification, why does it matter?
- What does the Chiropractic profession have to offer and what are our educational gaps in being involved in hospital based care?
- What are the opportunities available to the Chiropractic profession?
- What is my background and why should you listen to me?
2. Healthcare Trends
- Big picture on flow of spine patients, current spine care paths and outcomes
- Interprofessional Care – 2015 – what does this mandate require? What are the opportunities.
- Increase in University Based systems, Grant Driven Healthcare
3. Hospital Politics
- Medical Staff vs Allied Staff – the credentialing process
- Emergency Departments and Independent Contracting – how the operate within the system but are actually independent.
- CFO vs Medical Director – what’s the difference?
- Influence of Quarterly Staff meetings – opportunity through education
- Making yourself available for rotations including ED
4 Who to Contact and WHY
- The TOP down approach
- Emergency Department – building relationships through rotations
- Medical Director
- Need buy-in
- Create advocacy – have THEM lead for YOU
5. Selecting the “Type” of hospitals
- Inner-city Hospitals
- Corporate Monster
- University Based
6. Marketing to the Hospital
- The CFO approach
- The ED approach
- The Faculty approach
William J. Owens DC, DAAMLP
The objective of this course is to help the professional graduate student understand trends in hospital and emergent care scenarios in the healthcare delivery system inclusive of policies, hospital staffing and current care paths for mechanical spine issues. It outlines what the doctor of chiropractic is required to do in order to gain access and offer chiropractic in the hospital delivery system.
CURRICULUM VITAE ENTRY
Interprofessional Hospital Based Spine Care, Trends in hospital and emergent care in the healthcare delivery system inclusive of policies, hospital staffing and current care paths for mechanical spine issues. Texas Chiroprctic College Graduate Doctoral Program, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2017