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GEN-C presents Nordic Maintenance Care Program

Course Date

Start: 1st December 2019
End: 1st November 2020

Course Location

Online, Sweden

Course Description

The Global Education Network for Chiropractic is a collaboration between the European Academy of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Australia, and The Royal College of Chiropractors. The GEN-C brings you online evidence-based CPD developed by leading experts in our profession. More information about the GEN-C and available CPD can be found at

Course Title: GEN-C presents Nordic Maintenance Care Program
This module provides an overview of the current understanding based on the literature and gives an up to date look at the clinical implications based on the findings from the Nordic Maintenance Care Program. The focus of the module is to present the research that has investigated the effectiveness of Maintenance Care, with attention to clinically relevant subgroups of patients and translation of evidence into practice.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
• Summarize the emerging evidence and describe the Nordic Maintenance Care Program.
• Describe the research behind effectiveness of MC.
• Describe the research that define which subgroups of patients who respond best and worst to MC.
• Translate evidence into practice and describe how to incorporate these findings into the clinical encounter with the patient.
Following completion of the lecture, you will be directed to 10 multiple choice questions.

Upon successful completion of these questions you will be emailed a CPD certificate for 1 hour (or 1 point).

The lecture is presented by Andreas Eklund DC, MSc, PhD
Andreas Eklund graduated from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic 2002 and was in full time Chiropractic practice up until 2012 and has since practiced part time (40%) alongside his employment as a researcher.
AE is a co-owner of Hälsan Östertälje and Hovsjö Rehab, two multidisciplinary rehab units, where integrated teams of health professionals, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Dietitians and administrative staff work together in a patient centered model.
He earned this PhD degree 2016 and currently works as a post Doc at Karolinska Institutet along his clinical duties. His research has mainly focused on psychological factors in Chiropractic populations, Maintenance Care, management of recurrent/persistent pain and has a particular interest in clinical outcome research applicable to the practicing chiropractor.
2016 he was awarded “Chiropractor of the Year” by the Swedish the Chiropractic Association and won the EAC Jean Robert research award (1st prize). In 2019 he was awarded the Scott Haldeman Award for outstanding research at the WFC congress in Berlin for his work on Chiropractic Maintenance Care. He is currently one of the 13 fellows of the Chiropractic Academy of Research Leadership (CARL).

How to register for the course:
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Course Contact Name

Peter Werth

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