Chiropractic Education 

Curious to know the type of education that a Chiropractor has?

Check out Dr. Stewart's studies below! 

In addition to her bachelor degree studies, Dr. Stewart has completed both her Doctorate in Chiropractic and Masters of Science, Nutrition & Human Performance. These programs include the following courses:

DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC: 

  • Basic Medical Terminology

  • Anatomy I & II, with respecting labs

  • Biochemistry I & II

  • Histology 

  • Cell Biology

  • Professional Development courses

  • Philosophy I, II, III, and IV

  • Spinal Analysis

  • Spinal Anatomy

  • Diversified Adjusting Technique I, II, III, IV, and V

  • Neuroanatomy with respecting lab

  • Physiology I, II, and III

  • Microbiology I and II, with respecting labs

  • Pathology I and II

  • Public Health, Hygiene and Sanitation

  • Orthopedics I and II 

  • Logan Basic Technique I, II, and III

  • Nutritional Science I and II

  • Neuromusculoskeletal Diagnosis 

  • Fundamentals of Diagnostic Imaging 

  • Biomechanics

  • Physical Diagnosis I and II, with respecting labs

  • Cardiorespiratory Disorders

  • Laboratory Diagnosis and Interpretation 

  • Pharmacology/Toxicology

  • Diagnostic Imaging I, II, III, and IV

  • Radiographic Positioning

  • Health Center Practicums (treating students & patients):  I, II, III, IV, V, VI

  • Chiropractic Clinical Reasoning 

  • Neurology

  • Pediatrics 

  • Community Health

  • Physiotherapy I, II, and III

  • Jurisprudence

  • Soft Tissue Techniques

  • Patient Communication Skills 

  • EENT Diagnosis 

  • Endocrinology

  • Geriatrics

  • Research Methodology 

  • Gonstead Adjusting Technique

  • Applied Kinesiology Technique

  • Advanced Orthopedics 

  • Activator Adjusting Methods I and II

  • GI/GU Diagnosis 

  • Evidence Informed Practice I and II

  • Chiropractic Case Management 

  • Athletic Injuries

  • Upper Cervical Technique

  • Rheumatology

  • Clinical OB/Gyn

  • Dermatology 

  • Advanced Biomechanics

  • Billing and Documentation 

  • Office Management

  • Clinical Nutrition/Human Systems

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • Clinical Psychology

  • Minor Surgery

  • Training for Emergencies 

Cumulative DC Program Hours: 5063

Master of Science, Concentration in Nutrition & Human Performance

  • Nutritional Science I, II

  • Endocrinology

  • Research Methodology

  • GI/UG Diagnosis

  • Clinical Nutrition/Human Systems

  • Lifecycle Nutrition

  • Natural Therapies: Herbs and Diagnosis 

  • Program Planning and Assessment

  • Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics

  • Research Methods

  • Gut Microbiome 

  • Nutrition Capstone

As a Board Certified Chiropractic Physician, Dr. Stewart has completed the national boards set forth by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE). These boards include 5 parts (Parts I - IV and Physiotherapy) with the final board consisting of a practicum. ​In order to practice within the state of Florida, Dr. Stewart was also required to complete a state jurisprudence exam. 

Additional Studies and Certifications In: 

Techniques of: Prone Specific, Flexion-Distraction, & Thompson

Acupuncture

Kinesiology Taping for Functional Movement

Cupping

Certified Personal Trainer

Undergraduate Studies in Dance Performance

Advanced Nutrition Certification 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

International Trauma Life Support

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Firefighter II (Illinois Fire Service Institute)

Arson Investigator 

Fire Instructor I

Dr. Stewart's Paramedical Studies Included: 

  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

  • Fundamentals of Paramedicine, including:

    • Roles & Responsibilities ​

    • Illness and Injury Prevention

    • Trauma System/Mechanism of Injury

    • Hemorrhage and Shock

    • Soft Tissue Trauma

    • Burns 

    • Head & Face Trauma

    • Spinal Trauma

    • Thoracic Trauma

    • Abdominal Trauma

    • Musculoskeletal Trauma 

    • Medical-legal, Ethics, Therapeutic Communications

    • Psychiatric Disorders

    • Substance Abuse 

    • OB/Gyn

    • Neonatology

    • Pediatrics

    • Geriatrics

    • Abuse & Assault

    • Cardiology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology

    • Toxicology and Environmental conditions

    • Medical Incident Command

    • Rescue Awareness & Operations

    • Crime Scene Awareness 

  • Paramedic Care Skills, including:​

    • Immobilization and Splinting Techniques​

    • Surgical Airway

    • Advanced Airway Management

    • Extrication Techniques

    • Bleeding Control

    • Assessment

    • Airway 

    • IV Therapy

    • Obstetrics

    • Assessment of pediatric patients and those with special considerations

    • Respiratory and Cardiac Management

    • Neurology and Endocrine Management

    • Mental Health

    • Medication Administration 

    • 12-lead EKG with STEMI Identification 

    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

    • International Trauma Life Support

  • Clinical Experience Including:​

    • 500 hours in Clinical Emergency Room Setting and Prehospital EMS​

    • Skills assessments including medication administration and intubation

  • EMS Pharmacology

Total hours: 541.5

Studies completed at: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Lake Land College (in conjunction with Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center), Illinois Fire Service Institute, and Logan University 

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