A framework for chiropractic training in clinical preventive services

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The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provides incentives for both patients and providers to engage in evidence-based clinical preventive services recommended by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Depending upon the application of the new health care act, Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) may be considered to be covered providers of many of these services. It is therefore essential that DCs' training prepare them to competently deliver them. The aim of this commentary is to describe a framework for training in clinical preventive services, based largely on the USPSTF recommendations, which could be readily integrated into existing DC educational programs. © 2013 Hawk and Evans; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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Hawk, C., & Evans, M. W. (2013). A framework for chiropractic training in clinical preventive services. Chiropractic and Manual Therapies, 21(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/2045-709X-21-28

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