Course Details

Understanding patients’ health and comorbidities can be greatly assisted by understanding the medications patients take. This module helps practitioners understand medication lists & focuses on the most relevant medications for chiropractors.

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    ECU Lockdown Series - Researchers Series 1 with Cecilie K. Øverås, Casper Glissmann Nim and Mark Thomas[CPD 1 pt/hr]

    • ECU Lockdown Series - Researchers Series 1 with Cecilie K. Øverås, Casper Glissmann Nim and Mark Thomas [CPD 1 pt/hr]

    • ECU Lockdown Series - Researchers Series 1 with Cecilie K. Øverås, Casper Glissmann Nim and Mark Thomas[CPD 1 pt/hr]

Course Learning Outcomes

Applied Clinical Pharmacology for the Chiropractor

By the completion of the module, the practitioner will be able to;

1. To learn about the relationship between objectively measured physical behavior and neck and low back pain.

2. To get acquainted with the principles of changing pain sensitivity and biomechanics in relation to responder status in patients with chronic low back pain receiving SMT.

3. To be updated with the results of 10 years reporting on the online incident reporting and learning system.



CPD Hours/Points = 1

Instructor

Chiropractor

Mark Thomas

Mark joined London South Bank University in 2018 as a Senior Lecturer within the department of Allied Health Sciences to teach on the Chiropractic Integrated Masters (MChiro) course. Mark qualified as a Chiropractor in 2009 from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic (University of South Wales) and worked for several years in private practice. In 2014, he obtained an MSc in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Brighton. He has worked as a rehabilitation consultant for a private medical insurance company setting up an advanced level practitioner triage service. His most recent clinical role prior to starting at LSBU was managing a multidisciplinary physical therapy department within a private hospital in Kent (KIMS Hospital). Mark teaches on the Chiropractic Integrated Masters (MChiro) course. He is the module lead for Normal Radiographic Anatomy and Psychology & Behavioural Science as well as teaching on the Chiropractic 1 module. Mark has the following professional affiliations Member of the British Chiropractic Association, Member of the Royal College of Chiropractors and Additional membership of the Royal College of Chiropractors specialised Pain Faculty Mark is a Test of Competence Assessor for the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) responsible for assessing the competency of overseas applicants applying to be registered with the GCC, the statutory regulatory body for chiropractic within the UK.

Chiropractor

Casper Glissmann Nim

Casper Glissmann Nim is a chiropractor from the University of Southern Denmark, holds a Ph.d. in “spinal manipulation and the application site”, and is currently employed as a chiropractor and senior researcher at the Spine Center of Southern Denmark.

PhD Fellow

Cecilie K. Øverås

Cecilie K. Øverås is a PhD Fellow at SDU, Denmark with place of duty at NTNU, Norway. She graduated from AECC, UK in 2000 and also holds a MSc in Diagnostic Ultrasound (MSK) from AECC (2015). The overall aim of her PhD is to determine the prevalence, patterns, consequences, and predictors of co-occurring musculoskeletal pain in adults reporting spinal pain based on data from the Norwegian HUNT Study. At NTNU she has had the opportunity to be involved with two EU-funded research projects- BackUP and selfBACK. She is announced as one of the new CARL II early career research fellows.

Instructor(s)

PhD Fellow

Cecilie K. Øverås

Cecilie K. Øverås is a PhD Fellow at SDU, Denmark with place of duty at NTNU, Norway. She graduated from AECC, UK in 2000 and also holds a MSc in Diagnostic Ultrasound (MSK) from AECC (2015). The overall aim of her PhD is to determine the prevalence, patterns, consequences, and predictors of co-occurring musculoskeletal pain in adults reporting spinal pain based on data from the Norwegian HUNT Study. At NTNU she has had the opportunity to be involved with two EU-funded research projects- BackUP and selfBACK. She is announced as one of the new CARL II early career research fellows.

Instructor(s)