Risk Management in Chiropractic (3 Hours)

Tuition: $69
Hours: 3 (Risk Management / Boundaries Training Category)


Course Description

This is a three-hour self-paced distance based course designed to assist health care providers in identifying and managing the medical legal risks associated with staff interactions with patients. Areas of potential risk from employee interactions are explored with additional information on reducing or eliminating these risks.


The learner’s time spent studying course materials is tracked electronically.  A formal multiple-choice examination is administered at the termination of the course materials.  There will be at least three questions for every hour of the class.  The learner must score 75% to receive credit for the course.  Learners not achieving the pass rate will be directed to additional study by the instructor and allowed to re-take the examination.


0 - 1.5

Patient interactions and professional boundary issues.

1.5 - 3.0

Patient contact during patient care including the application of modalities and active care. Includes discussion of contraindications to passive and active care.


In this course the learner will:

  • Understand what professional boundary issues entail in chiropractic practice as this topic relates to staff members.
  • Identify the roles of support staff in relation to improving risk management.
  • Explore the concept of staff training as a method to reduce medical legal risks.


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.