CPAP 1505 Intro to Chiro Final Study Guide

CPAP 1505 Intro to Chiro Final Study Guide - Study for...

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Study for Intro To Chiro Final…. At the end of Week 7 , the students will be able to: 1. Recognize the three elements (the three-legged stool ) of any major human endeavor, and understand the relationship among them. a. Philosophy – the study of the laws and causes underlying reality, leading to an understanding of its fundamental nature b. Science – the study of the patterns, processes and mechanisms of reality, leading to an understanding of how it works c. Art – skillful action, based on knowledge and understanding, directed toward achieving a specific objective 2. Distinguish between a job, a career and a profession. a. Profession: An organized body of persons bringing philosophy, science and art to bear on the accomplishment of a specific human endeavor i. More than just a job or a career ii. Often involves lifelong commitment 3. Appreciate the high level of personal commitment, investment, reward and satisfaction associated with professional responsibility. 4. Identify the four basic characteristics that define a profession. a. Professions identified by four characteristics i. “Capital” responsibility to client’s life ii. Intimate relationship with client iii. Intellectual/clinical expertise iv. Central area of interest 5. Understand the relationship between a profession’s identity and its central area of interest. 6. Understand the relationship between any profession’s central area of interest and its primary clinical objective. 7. Identify and differentiate between the central area of interest and the primary practice objective of the chiropractic profession. a. Chiropractic’s central area of interest: i. Vertebral Subluxation 1. Any and all aspects of spinal subluxation 2. New central area of interest (1895 - D.D. Palmer) produced a new profession 3. Too general, too specific or just right? b. Primary Practice Objective i. What does the profession intend to accomplish? ii. Proceeds directly from central area of interest iii. Reflects value judgment about central area of interest (spinal subluxations are detrimental) iv. Chiropractic’s primary practice objective is to diagnose and reduce or correct subluxation
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At the end of Week 8 , the students will be able to: 1. Recognize and identify the various professional organizations active in the control and direction of the chiropractic profession. a. The ACA (American Chiropractic Association), the ICA (International Chiropractors Association), the WCA (World Chiropractic Alliance), the WFC (World Federation of Chiropractic), the FCLB (Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards), the CCE (Council on Chiropractic Education) and the NBCE (National Board of Chiropractic Examiners) 2. Recognize and understand the various concepts of chiropractic codified in the ACC’s a.
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course CPAP 1505 taught by Professor Johnh.romfh during the Fall '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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CPAP 1505 Intro to Chiro Final Study Guide - Study for...

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