Colorado Risk Management (4 Hour Record Keeping)

Tuition: $79
Hours: 4


Course Description

No textbooks required. Computer and Internet service required for completion of this course. Funding sources and potential conflicts of interest statement: No funds were received, underwritten or subsidized by any vendors of any goods including supplies or services for this course.

This four hour distance based course will provide Doctors of Chiropractic with current information concerning documentation and record keeping, with special attention to Colorado state law. Topics covered will include detailed inspection of Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners Record Keeping Requirements and current Medicare guidelines. The course is designed for the general practicing Doctor of Chiropractic. The learner’s participation (time) is actively tracked and logged.

Four hours of online education will be logged and tracked. Activities may include reading assignments, viewing of multimedia presentations, discussion via internet post or forum, and an online learning assessment via written examination.


The learner’s time spent studying course materials is tracked electronically. A learning outcome examination is administered at the termination of the course materials. There will be at least three questions for every hour of the class. True/False, multiple choice, short answer and essay questions may be used. A final score of 80% or greater is required for completion of the course. Learners not achieving the pass rate will be directed to additional study by the instructor and allowed to re-take the examination.


Hour / Topic

1. Colorado Record Keeping Law

2. Documenting the patient visit and management plan

3. Record maintenance & Destruction, Introduction to Electronic Medical Records

4. Review of contemporary resources for the Doctor of Chiropractic/ Learning Assessment


In this course the learner will:

  1. Be introduced to the Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners Record Keeping Requirements
  2. Review the importance of legibility in medical documentation
  3. Review the components of the initial patient visit, established patient visit and management plan.
  4. Learn steps for effective ancillary documentation.
  5. Become oriented with state laws regarding medical record maintenance and destruction.
  6. Familiarize themselves with current concepts in electronic medical records


This syllabus is a representation of the requirements for successful completion of the course, containing the objectives, content, organization, and evaluation processes. It is the student’s responsibility to read, comprehend, and act on the syllabus’ objectives, content, and requirements. The faculty teaching this course reserves the right to reasonably alter the sequence of activities, assignment dates, and evaluation and assignment methods or styles. Every effort will be made to inform the class members in advance of such changes. Students are responsible for following the syllabus and any changes instituted by the faculty. Should there be any questions or need for reasonable interpretation of clarification of the syllabus, the student must contact the lead course instructor/syllabus author(s) to obtain answers to the above.

All opinions, viewpoints and recommendations contained in this presentation represent those of the author alone and do not represent the opinions, viewpoints or recommendations of any organization with which the author may be affiliated, including, without limitation, the USOC or/and the ACBSP.