EDUCATING THE LAWYER ON CHIROPRACTIC-LEGAL ETHICS
12 Credit Hours
*CE Credits are for Doctors of Chiropractic
*Please Note, This course is only approved for 10.5 CE in the state of California for dates 7/1/20-6/30/21 - the new approval is for 12 credits. Additionally, this course will only be approved through 7/31/23 and will not be renewed for approval after that.
*Please Note, This course is not approved in Florida & Kansas.
*Please Note, This course is only approved for 10 CE in Texas.
*Please Note, This course is only approved for 5 CE New Hampshire.
This course was created to better triage trauma cases, report them and be able to explain your clinical rationale in a lay setting. It also is focused on your credentials and how to create an admissible curriculum vitae. We go into the type of documentation required when on boarding a patient and how to communicate those documents in a medical-legal arena.
1 – Introduction, Documentation Standards and Chiropractic Specialties – 90
This module is an
introduction to ethical reporting and the pitfalls of industry suggestions on
how to re-structure your notes to maximize cases for lawyers and patients. It
is a lesson on following the academic and Federal standards (they are the same)
in the documentation of an evaluation and management visit. This module also
covers the different types of specialties within the chiropractic profession
compared to medicine.
2 – “Failure To” in Clinical Practice– 90 Minutes
This module explains the
clinical “academic” standards in ordering diagnostic tests and what can
potentially be missed in concluding and accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment
plan. It also explains how that can be reflected in the chiropractic-legal
arena and both destroy your reputation and prevent your patient from having the
truth in a medical-legal arena.
3 – Chiropractic Credentials – 90 Minutes
How to fully explain
your doctoral and post-graduate credentials. Understanding the difference
between “certified” and “credentialed-in.” Ensuring that you report your full
credentials in a manner consistent with both your licensure board and the
courts. The accurate reporting of post-doctoral courses on an admissible
4 – Creating Ethical Chiropractic-Legal Relationships Utilizing the Patient’s
Entrance Documentation – 90 Minutes
Preparing documentation that
resolves; 1) Release of information 2) Right to Receive Information 3) Right to
Receive Payment 4) Assignment of Rights 5) Right to Lien 6) Right for
Information. These are legal standards, which guide your ethical relationships.
5 – Preventing and Resolving Potential Unethical Relationships – 90 Minutes
This module is a lesson
on the “Rules of Professional Conduct” mandated by license for lawyers. It
explains why lawyers act in many circumstances and help guide you to maintain
ethical chiropractic-legal relationships.
6 – Lien Negotiations and Documentation – 90 Minutes
A significant arena in
practice regarding ethics is negotiating lien settlements with understanding
“anti-kickback” laws and being legally defensible in the setting of your fees.
This module teaches you how to use your initial patient documentation to
conclude a case and ensure you are within the ethical boundaries of getting
of Powerpoint slides for each module: 2 Hours
Test – 30 Minutes
Mark Studin DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP
Daniel Rosner Esq, Certified Civil Trial Attorney
Instructions: Once you purchase the course online, it will be immediately active in your account. If you have any issues, please contact Cara 631-804-2845 or CaraRoss220@Gmail.com
- This course is supported by PC's and Mac devices
- Minimum 20mbs download speed
- Mobile device are not ideal as tracking is automated and often not mobilized