Committiee on Academic Assessment and Evaluation – Chiropractic Section (CAAE-CS)

Chiropractic Clinical Competency Examination

Curriculum Overview

Section I:

  • General Diagnosis
    • Internal Medicine
      Cardiopulmonary
      Urinary Apparatus
      Obstetric & Gynecology
      Ears / Nose / Throat
      Laboratory Studies
  • Spinal Column Normal Bio-mechanics
  • Spinal Column Dysfunctional Bio-mechanics

Section II

  • Orthopedic Diagnosis
  • Neurological Diagnosis
  • Imaging Study Interpretation
  • Electro – Diagnosis
  • Differential Diagnosis

Section III

  • Advanced Spinal Column Dysfunctional Bio-mechanic
  • Advanced Complicating Bio-mechanical Factors
  • Advanced Spinal Cord Neuro-pathology
  • Advanced Discopathy Related Neuro-pathology
  • Advanced Imaging Interpretation and Differential Diagnosis

Section IV

  • Clinical Impression
  • Working Diagnosis
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Complementary Clinical Studies
  • Treatment Protocol
  • Prognosis

H. Sabbagh DC, CCCN

CAAE – Chiropractic Section

IRCA Science Secretary

IRCA President

[email protected]

Updated: January 2022