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Upcoming Course: Essentials of Shoulder Rehabilitation (*Counts towards ACRB Extremity Hours Requirement)
DR. DONALD C. DEFABIO, DC, DACRB, DABCSP, DABCO
A four weekend course specifically designed for the doctor with a CCSP credential looking to obtain the ACRB diplomate status. The course is 50 hours of spinal assessment and rehabilitation techniques including both functional and traditional orthopedic and neurological examination techniques. The final weekend includes a review for both the written and practical ACRB examination. While designed for the CCSP, the course is open to all chiropractic doctors.
2023 DATES: TBD
DR. JONATHAN GOSE DC DACBSP, DACRB, ICCSP
ORAL PRACTICAL EXAM ONLINE REVIEW – May 6, 2023
A comprehensive “virtual-live” rehabilitation review course has been created by Dr. Jonathan Gose DC DACBSP, DACRB for those taking the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board (ACRB) oral practical examinations July 15 and 16. The course being “live” will allow the attendee to interact directly with Dr. Gose during the entire course. Being live, allows you to prepare for the oral exams in the convenience/safety of your own home, with no more costly travel expenses!
Dr. Gose will cover a variety of topics needed for the rehab chiropractor to prepare the exam. Our course covers in detail all of the essential rehab topics and suggested reading materials required by the ACRB. The course also reviews in depth, functional rehab exercises and protocols outlined by the board. Dr. Gose has also created a highly detailed step-by-step “rehab study guide”, which allows the doctor to have a complete understanding of what the board requires of them on test day. During the review, we will cover “all relevant information” regarding the written requirement required by the ACRB as well.
This course is for all chiropractors who are actively preparing to take the rehab oral examinations in 2023, including CCSP’s wanting to take the exams as well. Dr. Gose has been teaching sports medicine and rehabilitation seminars for over 16 years, and has successfully prepared numerous chiropractors for the rehab oral exams for the past 7 years. He is passionate about advancing rehabilitation for the chiropractic profession and this course will prepare you for the examination process.
If you have any questions about the 2023 upcoming review course or are interested in attending, please contact Dr. Gose at chirosportsrehabseminars@
REHAB ADVANCED STANDING - DR. JERROLD SIMON and DR. GEORGE PETRUSKA
Designed for CCSPs (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physicians) who wish to pursue a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board (DACRB) and for other chiropractic doctors who have an interest in Rehab. Modules I – III are 12 hours. Module IV is 14 hours. All courses are virtual (in Zoom format).
The times for Modules I – III are: Saturdays 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm EST and Sundays 8:00 am – 2:00 pm EST.
The times for Module IV (Comprehensive Review) are: Saturday 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST and Sunday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm EST. This is a great Review for the “ACRB Oral Practical”, which is scheduled for TBD.
The (Module IV) Comprehensive Rehab Review will focus on a synopsis of all of the ACRB suggested reading chapters in Liebenson’s book, Rehabilitation of the Spine and Morris’ book, Low Back Syndromes as well as a comprehensive summary review of functional evaluation, functional treatment and functional protocols as outlined by the American Chiropractic Board of Rehab. In short, the 14 hour Review will cover an overview of topics that the ACRB has deemed essential in preparation for the doctor candidate to take and pass the ACRB Diplomate Exam. Drs. Jerrold Simon and George Petruska have over 50 years of combined post graduate teaching experience in the field of spinal and extremity rehabilitation. Both are Past Presidents of the ACA Rehab Council. This 2021 Virtual RAS Series will be their fourth time they have taught the series in its entirety.
For more information about the Seminar Series including how to register, go to: www.RehabAdvancedStanding.com
Relevant Rehab ACRB Courses
Donald C. DeFabio, DC, DACRB, DACBSP, DABCO
36 Hour Chiropractic Rehab Certificate Course // 3 Modules: 12 contact hours each
A 3 weekend, 36 hour Rehab Certificate Course that applies toward the DACRB requirement. The concepts of functional assessment and rehabilitation for spinal and non-spinal conditions as well as the incorporation of the 4 Pillars of Chiropractic Rehabilitation will be reviewed. Standard neurological and orthopedic testing will be reviewed. Specifically, CMT, soft tissue techniques, kinesiology taping, bracing, topicals and active care progressions will be discussed. Evidenced based functional movement tests, outcome assessment tools, muscle balancing techniques as well as body weight and resistance workout methods will be taught. Multimodal lifestyle components to manage obesity, chronic pain, and healthy aging will be introduced. In addition, appropriate application of elastic resistance, vibration, percussion and photobiomodulation as techniques to improve outcomes will be presented. The information is evidenced based and will be applicable for implementation into daily practice immediately.
Location: Logan University
The rehab diplomate lecture series can apply towards the 150 hours required for the lecture portion for the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board (ACRB) diplomate program. The ACRB requires 150 lecture hours which must include: 45 hours of spine, 45 hours of extremity, 48 hours of electives and 12 hours of miscellaneous rehabilitation topics.
Dr. Jonathan Gose DC, DACBSP DACRB created the rehab diplomate lecture series so doctors can finish the lecture requirements in less than 6 months via “12 one-day” modules. The 12-module program is broken down into “8 live” and “4 virtual on-line” classes which include: 4 spine, 4 extremity and 4 elective modules. The accelerated rehab program conveniently allows the doctor to complete all lecture requirements in 12 “one-day” modules, including detailed preparation for the written and oral examinations. This is the 5th year Dr. Gose has taught the Rehab Diplomate Series for those wanting to advance their education and achieve a rehab diplomate.
The ACRB is now allowing Certified Chiropractic Sports Physicians (CCSP) to submit their program hours towards the 150-hour rehabilitation lecture requirement. Most sport physicians (CCSP) will only need "50 hours of spine rehab" to complete the lecture portion for the DACRB program. Dr. Gose has created a specific 4-module spine rehabilitation program (asterisk *) designed for those CCSP's wanting to obtain a rehab diplomate from the ACRB.
Module I: Kickoff Weekend - Cervical Spine Rehab (Live 12.5 hours) *
Module II: Proper Rehab Documentation (Online 12.5 hours)
Module III: Foot & Ankle Rehab (Live 12.5 hours)
Module IV: Thoracic Spine Rehab (Live 12.5 hours) *
Module V: Shoulder Rehab (Live 12.5 hours)
Module VI: Pelvis/Hip Rehab (Live 12.5 hours)
Module VII: Lumbar Spine Rehab (Live 12.5 hours) *
Module VIII: Comprehensive Spinal Review (Live 12.5 hours) *
Module IX: Knee Rehab (Live 12.5 hours)
Module X: Evaluation of Muscle Imbalances (Online 12.5 hours)
Module XI: Certified Strength & Conditioning Review (Online 12.5 hours)
Module XII: Comprehensive Rehab Series Review (Online 12.5 hours)
Dr. Jonathan Gose DC, DACBSP, DACRB
Date, Time and Location
2023 Course Date TBD - All live modules include hands-on rehab
• DR. REYES REVIEW COURSE https://www.123rehab.com/
• ACA REHAB COUNCIL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS https://www.acarehabcouncil.
• MIDWEST REHABILITATION INSTITUTE www.
• ACA REHAB COUNCIL www.ccptr.org/
• DR. CRAIG LIEBENSON www.lasportsandspine.com
• DR. CRAIG LIEBENSON https://firstprinciplesofmovement.com/course-outlines/
• NYCC POST GRAD www.nyccpostgrad.com/
Or contact Dr. Mitch Green for more information; firstname.lastname@example.org / 212.269.0300
• Mastering the Disc: Mechanical Assessment of the Spine and Extremities https://www.leschchiropractic.com/
• Sports Performance and Applied Rehab Kinetics www.sparktrainingsystems.com
• ISCRS www.clinicalrehabspecialists.com