Avoiding Medical Errors in Raising, Adjusting and Leading Our Youth
This will be a live virtual event offered during SW Regional - Virtual Event
The speed of technology increases, the length of the generations decreases, and our world quickly shifts to accommodate the evolving cultures and the ever-changing needs of our youth. The last 15 years of technology has drastically changed our youth. And then COVID hit and has exasperated change.
Is your practice focused on the new youth, iGeneration or Generation Alpha? And are you aware of current stressors and are you providing best practices in your office to effectively care for these patients. Are you aware of what the youth of today is going through, and are you helping their young bodies to thrive? This class is designed to bring awareness to different needs of our youth and highlight areas to improve upon so Doctors of Chiropractic can be assured they, too, are avoiding medical errors as our profession influences the healthcare as these generations as they mature.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Certified Chiropractic Physician's Assistant
You Will Be Able To:
- Define 3 things to improve upon in your practice to better care for the youth you treat
- Communicate research & publications related to youth issues to parents, when appropriate, to support proper balance and sustained growth
- Implement proper protocols to achieve parental consent with relation to adjusting, diagnosing, and caring for the new needs of our youth
Jay Greenstein, DC, CGFI-L1, CKTP, FMS
Dr. Jay Greenstein is the CEO of the Sport and Spine Companies – Sport and Spine Rehab, a multi-location, multi-disciplinary, evidenced-based practice in the Washington DC Metro region; Sport and Spine Athletics, a state-of-the-art health and fitness facility; the Sport and Spine Rehab Clinical Research Foundation, a 501-c3 dedicated to high quality, clinical research; and Kaizenovation® Consulting which coaches businesses on Six Sigma, human capital management and the Entrepreneurial Operating System®.
Dr. Greenstein has professional board positions at the state level as the President of the East Coast Associations’ Independent Physician Network, the national level as Vice Chair for the Council for Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP) and at the International level as a member of the research and finance commissions for the Federation of International Chiropractic Sport (FICS).
Dr. Greenstein was Chiropractor of the Year for both the Maryland and Virginia Chiropractic Association’s in 2010 and won the Smart CEO Volt Award for Technology Implementer for the small business category. He was recently selected to the state of Maryland’s Governor’s Office of Health Care Reform to serve on the Essential Health Benefits Committee. Dr. Greenstein sits on multiple community and business advisory boards in healthcare, banking and information technology.
Dr. Greenstein was also selected to be the Chef de Mission for the International Sports Chiropractic Association to run the Chiropractic Sports Center at the World Olympians Association Reunion Center at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Additionally with his clinical practice Dr. Greenstein has served as a recommended provider for the National Football League Players Association for the Washington Redskins, and since 1997, has been the Official Team Chiropractor for the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders.
Michelle Jourdan, DC, DABCI
Dr. Michelle D. Jourdan is currently a full-time faculty member of the Doctor of Chiropractic degree program at National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) Florida site. As an Associate Professor for both the clinical and basic sciences departments since 2011, Dr. Jourdan is able to apply her professional, business and continued education experience in curricula to include general pathophysiology, evaluation and management in each topic of study. Upon her advanced certification in 2015, the Florida DABCI program has provided Dr. Jourdan with additional opportunities to be a contributing instructor on various specialty topics in both Florida and Colorado DABCI course locations.
In addition to advancing her chiropractic education, Dr. Jourdan completed a master’s degree in biomedical sciences, graduating summa cum laude, in December of 2019. As an international medical graduate, Dr. Jourdan had the opportunity of utilizing multi-disciplinary clinical rotations to support the enhancement of her medical knowledge and skill set.
In her spare time, Dr. Jourdan is an active executive committee member with the St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation in St. Petersburg, Florida and volunteers in her community at various local events on a monthly basis. In 2019, Dr. Jourdan traveled to Tanzania, Africa as a medical team member with International Medical Relief (IMR) in efforts to provide medical care to over 5,000 tribal community members.
Brie Gindele, DC
Dr. Brie Gindele received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, FA. She and her husband have 2 locations in Fort Myers, FL, of which she practices out of the Pregnancy and Pediatric location. This location solely serves the prenatal and pediatric population of SWFL in a unique and specific environment allowing for her to specialize in areas such as cranial reshaping. Dr. Brie also has been featured in our FCA quarterly magazine for several years now highlighting important aspects of prenatal and pediatric care. Together, she and her husband host a highly attended community wide annual chiropractic awareness event, provide care in sport competitions, host educational seminars and are involved in many other aspects of the community. Dr. Brie has practiced with a focus on pediatrics and pregnancy for several years and in 2016 received her Certification from the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics (CACCP).
Derek Barton, DC, DACNB, FABBIR
Derek Barton, DC, DACNB, FABBIR is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology for the Carrick Institute as well as the Director of Operations and a staff clinician at Plasticity Brain Centers of Orlando. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville in 2005, and in 2010 he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic from Life University, graduating with the distinction of clinical excellence. His post graduate education in neurology came from the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies allowing him to obtain a diplomate from the American Chiropractic Neurology Board in 2012 and a fellowship in brain injury rehabilitation from the American Board of Brain Injury Rehabilitation in 2015. Over the past nine years he has worked as a clinician specializing in brain injury rehabilitation working with complex neurological cases. Dr. Barton has had research presented internationally and has a passion for advancing the chiropractic profession through clinical research and technology.
CJ Mertz, DC
By the age 28, Dr. CJ Mertz had already built his own Waiting List Practice. Serving a thousand patient’s visits per week, Dr. Mertz devised the most power and complete practice strategy ever known. His cash-like system was both affordable for patients and highly profitable. Dr. CJ’s patient education and communication systems inspired his patients to continue beyond corrective care plans, into proactive wellness care. Through an outpouring of peer requests worldwide, Dr. CJ Mertz founded The Waiting List Practice and Full Potential Leadership training programs. Since 1984 he has traveled almost four million miles, teaching more than 700 seminars, trained with nearly 16,000 doctors while visiting over 3600 private practices all over the globe. The award winning XLR8TM system has successfully built more practices serving greater than 400 patients per week profitably, than any other coaching program in history. Dr. Mertz is continually studying and researching business in the key areas that lead to new practice breakthroughs. “Now that these coaching tools are developed, troubleshooting to serve more people in your community has become a science for XLR8 clients around the world to reach their full potential.”
Alyson Evans, DC
Alyson Evans, DC graduated from the National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) with a Doctorate in Chiropractic. While in private chiropractic practice in Denver, much of her practice was focused on the treatment of common running, cycling and cumulative trauma sports related ailments. She had been involved with the athletic industry for 10 years prior to entering private practice. Alyson designed strength, cardiovascular and stretching programs for athletes of all levels. Alyson has lectured nationally for the past decade on lower extremity biomechanics in their relationship to pelvic biomechanics. Alyson has an extensive background in lower extremity biomechanics, rehabilitation, leg length treatment and gait analysis. Her exposure with many challenging biomechanical cases has helped broaden her knowledge about human biomechanics. Alyson continues to provide that support today as the Director of Educational Development for Rock Tape.
My flat feet have been great teachers. As an athletic teenager I suffered from Achilles tendonitis, multiple ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis, knee pain, and sacroiliac pain. I was fascinated with the human body and how it moves from a very young age and pursued my passion graduating from the National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) with a Doctorate in Chiropractic in 2001. While in private chiropractic practice in Denver, much of my practice was focused on the treatment of common running, cycling and cumulative trauma sports related ailments. She had been involved with the athletic industry for 10 years prior to entering private practice. Alyson designed strength, cardiovascular and stretching programs for athletes of all levels. Alyson has lectured nationally for the past decade on lower extremity biomechanics in their relationship to pelvic biomechanics. Alyson has an extensive background in lower extremity biomechanics, rehabilitation, leg length treatment and gait analysis. Her exposure with many challenging biomechanical cases has helped broaden her knowledge about human biomechanics. Alyson continues to provide that support today as the Director of Educational Development for Rock Tape.
My feet aren’t so flat anymore; they are much stronger and have a visual arch to them. Most importantly, they take me where I need to go – pain free.
- 2.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE
- 2.00 Medical Errors (ME) credit