ACTIVATOR INSTITUTE

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Online Training, Direct from Activator Methods!

 

Do you want to earn up to 88 CE credits without leaving your home or office? Activator Institute VT is chiropractic’s #1 virtual training platform; a virtual seminar at your fingertips. Our easy-to-use software was custom-built to fit the needs of anyone, anywhere. Activator Institute VT fits your on-the-go lifestyle. Our revolutionary competency-based learning algorithms boost comprehension as you begin to master The World’s #1 Instrument Adjusting Method. The Activator Institute VT courseware will be available for 30 days upon purchase. 

Activator Institute Course Descriptions

Activator Methods Basic Scan Protocol – 12 Continuing Education Hours (Technique)

This course is where those new to the Activator Method will learn the basics and how to treat the majority of musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Arlan W Fuhr, Dr. Michael McMurray, Dr. Joe Steinhouser, and Dr. Rochelle Smith will be your instructors. You will learn about the history of the Activator Method Technique and the Activator Adjusting Instruments. Followed up with the basis of the Activator Method Technique, the Leg Length Analysis. This analysis will help teach you where to adjust, when to adjust, and when to stop adjusting. This course will teach you to adjust from the feet to the cervical vertebrae & occiput. All of this information is also available in the Activator Methods 2nd Edition Textbook that is for sale on this website!

*Once you complete this course, you become eligible to take the practical exam to become Activator Proficiency Rated. The process of how to gain this rating is listed below. 

Activator Methods Upper Extremities – 12 Continuing Education Hours (Technique)

The Upper Extremities course is part of the next steps in learning the Activator Methods Technique. Dr. Arlan W Fuhr, Dr. Michael McMurray, Dr. Joe Steinhouser, and Dr. Rochelle Smith will be your instructors. It includes more advanced tests and adjustments for the shoulders and related structures, as well as the elbows wrists, and hands. The new information you will learn through this courseware will help you treat both acute and chronic conditions that are not covered as completely in the Basic Scan Protocol.  All of this information is also available in the Activator Methods 2nd Edition Textbook that is for sale on this website!

*If you are Activator Proficiency Rated and are seeking to obtain your Activator Advanced Proficiency Rating you must complete this course and the Lower Extremities course. 

 

Activator Methods Lower Extremities – 12 Continuing Education Hours (Technique)

The Lower Extremities course is part of the next steps in learning the Activator Methods Technique. Dr. Arlan W Fuhr, Dr. Michael McMurray, Dr. Joe Steinhouser, and Dr. Rochelle Smith will be your instructors. It includes more advanced tests and adjustments for the hips, knees, ankles, feet, and related structures. The new information you will learn through this courseware will help you treat both acute and chronic conditions that are not covered as completely in the Basic Scan Protocol. All of this information is also available in the Activator Methods 2nd Edition Textbook that is for sale on this website!

*If you are Activator Proficiency Rated and are seeking to obtain your Activator Advanced Proficiency Rating you must complete this course and the Upper Extremities course. 

 

Activator Methods Advanced Tests – 12 Continuing Education Hours (Technique)

This course is for Activator Practitioners looking for treatments for some of the most unique cases. Dr. Arlan W Fuhr, Dr. Michael McMurray, Dr. Joe Steinhouser, and Dr. Rochelle Smith will be your instructors. You will learn about advanced Leg Length testing, Pelvic Involvement, Lumbar Spine, Thoracic Spine, Ribs, and the Cervical Spine and Occiput. By taking this course, along with the Basic Scan Protocol, and the Upper and Lower Extremities, you will have learned almost all of the Activator Method and shown your commitment to ensuring you are able to treat almost any condition a patient presents with. All of this information is also available in the Activator Methods 2nd Edition Textbook that is for sale on this website!

Got Documentation By Dr. Gregg Friedman – 12 Continuing Education Hours (Record Keeping)

Got Documentation is a new course available from Activator Institute. In this course, Dr. Gregg Friedman will teach you that we all know that we have to document better. The question is, “What exactly DO we need to document and HOW can we do it quickly and affordably?” Got Documentation is the work of Dr. Gregg Friedman. He has spent the last two decades raising the profile of the chiropractic profession and helping individual chiropractors master their documentation.

Super Pulsed Laser Therapy by Multi Radiance Medical – 12 Continuing Education Hours (Diagnostic/Pain Relief)

The Super Pulsed Laser Therapy course will teach you about the growing field of photobiomodulation and how to fit it within your Chiropractic Clinic. This course includes treatments for knee, neck, shoulders, hips, and general pain. Along with treatments for fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. This in-depth course taught by John Bruno, a long-time athletic trainer, will get you well on your way to helping get your patients in great condition.

Risk Management by NCMIC Insurance – 4 Continuing Education Hours (Risk Management/Boundaries)

This course is for Chiropractors looking for a great source of information that they are appropriately paying attention to their and their staff’s behavior to manage risk within not just the office, but how they compose themselves when they are in a public setting representing their profession as well. Presented by Dr. Michael McMurray, topics include documentation, informed consent, professional boundaries, communication, privacy, and more.

Pediatrics - 4 Continuing Education Hours (Technique)

You’ll learn valuable techniques for using the Activator adjusting instrument to perform gentle and precise adjustments on children. This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to confidently and effectively treat your pediatric patients. Our experienced instructors will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring that you leave the course feeling confident and well-prepared to provide safe and effective chiropractic care to your young patients.

Activator for Animals – 4 Continuing Education Hours (Technique)

The Activator for Animals course will teach valuable techniques for using the Activator instrument to adjust animals of all sizes and species, including cats and dogs. This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to effectively and safely perform an Activator adjustment on animals, helping promote their overall health and well-being.

50 Years of Clinical Observations - 4 Continuing Education Hours (Technique)

Presented by Dr. Arlan W. Fuhr, this course provides a unique opportunity to learn from one of the most respected and experienced chiropractors in the field. Drawing on his more than 50 years of clinical practice, Dr. Fuhr will share valuable insights and observations on various topics, including Atypical Leg Testing, Patients in Wheelchairs, Substances That Affect Reflexes, Subluxation Shift Sides, and much more.

Activator Methods Full Training Series - 36 Continuing Education Hours (Technique)

The Activator Methods Full Training Series is your comprehensive gateway to unlocking the basics of the Activator technique. This series encompasses three courses: Basic Scan Protocol, Upper Extremities, and Lower Extremities. Each course delves deep into the intricacies of the Activator Technique. Furthermore, the Activator Methods Full Training Series offers two enrollment options to suit your schedule. Choose between the 30-day option for an immersive and intensive learning experience or the annual option, allowing you to pace your training while enjoying continuous access to course materials for one year.

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The Student

The path for students to become Proficiency Rated is very simple. By completing and passing the coursework exam, as well as the practical examination we’ve provided to your instructor, you will have earned your Proficiency rating. You are thereby qualified for a free listing on the ‘Find a Doctor’ portion of our website once you’ve obtained your license to practice. We will contact you upon graduation to obtain the information we need to make this happen!

Renewals

The path regain your Activator Rating is very simple. By completing and passing the Basic Scan protocol you will regain your Proficiency rating, and if you complete and pass either the upper or lower extremities you will regain your Activator Advanced Proficiency Rating. After completing and passing you are then qualified for a free listing on the ‘Find a Doctor’ portion of our website.

First Timers

Well for starters, welcome! We have made it easier than ever to become Activator Proficiency Rated and start receiving the many benefits that come with this achievement. All you have to do is complete and pass the Basic Scan Protocol course. Once you have done that you must take the practical examination provided by Activator Methods. Upon passing the practical examination you will have earned your Activator Proficiency Rating and be eligible for a free listing on the ‘Find a Doctor’ portion of our website.

Final Exam Breakdown

Your final virtual exam will be emailed to you in the form of test questions. This is where you will need a cellphone with a camera and a little help from your CA and a volunteer patient. Your CA will read the test question out loud. You are then required to demonstrate the proper technique while your CA takes a short video. Once all questions are complete you will then upload your videos to our private server for our staff to view. Once this step is complete, assuming you passed and you have met all the other standard requirements you will receive your proficiency rated status.

If You Fail

If by chance you fail the final exam with a 79% or below, no worries, we will let you know why you did not pass and will email you a new set of test questions when you are ready to take another “crack” at it. You can take the final exam as many times as it takes to pass.

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