Richard McKay DC , MA, BS, CFM
F-54 Omega Drive, Newark, DE, 19713
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EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of DELAWARE, License # F1000209, 1986-
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1986
Internship, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1985 - 1986
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1986
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1986
Bachelor of Science in Education in Science , University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1972

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Head Trauma, Brain Injury and Concussion, Brain and head physiology, brain mapping and pathology as a sequella to trauma. Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, axonal shearing, diffuse axonal injury and concussion are detailed in etiology and clinically. Clinical presentation, advanced diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostics are detailed in analysis to create a differential diagnosis. Balance disorders that often occur as a result of trauma are also explored from clinical presentation to advanced imaging and differential diagnosis. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long, NY, 2015
Impairment Rating CertificateThe understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequeale, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders,, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequeale, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocations and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, lon, NY, 2015
Documentation and Evidence in a Medical-Legal Practice, The role of scientific research conclusions with contemporary documentation to effectively support the necessity for clinically indicated care. The role of timely evaluations and re-evaluations in coordinating care inclusive of history, physical and evaluation report and concludes with the correlation of the SOAP Note and HCFA that correlates the conclusion of the evaluator findings. Coordinating research and clinical findings with primary care providers and medical specialists in the rehabilitation process inclusive of insurance requirements and contemporary MRI research nomenclature. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Long Island, NY, 2015
MRI Certification of Completion, Board for Chiropractic ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2015
MRI Spine Interpretation, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequellae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2014
MRI Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2014
MRI Advanced Pathology Bone and Tumors, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2014
MRI Clinical Applications, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelae. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2014
MRI Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2014
MRI Methodology, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized. Board for Chiropractic, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2014
Neurodiagnostics, Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conductions Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2014
Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An indepth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community. Diplomate, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2014
Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neuordiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury. Diplomate, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2014
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G’s of force, newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. Diplomate, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2014
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. Diplomate, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2014
Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community, Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology in both a functional and structural paradigm. Diplomate, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2014
Neurodiagnostic Testing: EMG/NCV, SSEP, V-ENG, BAER, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2014
Triaging Trauma Care, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2014
Medical-Legal Documentation & Credentials, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2014
Examination & Triaging The Trauma Patient, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2014
Trauma & Personal Injury Protocols, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2014
MRI, CAT SCAN & BONE SCAN INTERPRETATION, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2014
Medical-Legal Protocols in Insurance, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2014
Crash Dynamics and the Trauma Victim, PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, East Setauket, NY, 2014
Whiplash and Diagnosis, Examination, documentation and treatment plan created for the traumatically injured patient, with a review of a functional rehabilitation best practices Life University-Marietta, GA, Dr. Angel Tribuno, CEO, Newark, NJ, 2013
Pediatric Techniques, Understanding and applying current diagnosis and treatment plans for the young patient, in accordance with current safety standards Life University-Marietta, GA, Dr. Angel Tribuno, CEO, 2013
Functional Medicine Practioner (C.F.M.P.), The Functional Medicine University curriculum includes coursework on blood chemistry, advanced diagnostic tests, gastrointestinal dysfunctions, immune imbalances, metabolic problems, inflammation, detoxification, hormone dysregulation, psychological functioning, biomechanical difficulties and more. It involves a rigorous course of study in a new science-based system of holistic diagnosis and treatment. Functional Medicine University, Greer, SC, 2013
Whiplash and Diagnosis, Examination, documentation and treatment plan created for the traumatically injured patient, with a review of a functional rehabilitation best practices. Life University, Marietta, GA, 2013
Pediatric Techniques, Understanding and applying current diagnosis and treatment plans for the young patient, in accordance with current safety standards. Life University, Marietta, GA, 2013
Documentation: Protecting the Patient, Physical evaluation protocols and review of orthopedic, neurological and chiropractic examination protocols to arrive at an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
Introduction to Ethical Billing Practices, Documentation practices and overview on best practice guidelines to accurately record medical necessity. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
Modern Diagnosis, Treatment and Documentation Protocols, Northwest Health Sciences University, Department of Continuing Education, Bloomington, MN, 2012
Documentation: Protecting the Patient, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
Introduction to Ethical Billing Practices, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS, 2012
Modern Diagnosis, Treatment and Documentation Protocols, Document and accurately reporting injuries through appropriate diagnoses and treatment plan creating with integration of pathobiomechanics for best clinical treatment plans. Northwest Health Sciences University, Department of Continuing Education, Bloomington, MN, 2010
Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Back Pain, Integrating and applying best clinical practices related to the creation of a diagnoses, prognoses, and treatment plans. Delaware Technical and Community, Delaware Chiropractic Society, Newark, DE, 2007
Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Back Pain, Delaware Technical and Community College, Delaware Chiropractic Society, Brian R. Chandler, 2007
Board Eligible Chiropractic Orthopedist, Successful completion of 300 post graduate hours of chiropractic orthopedics, the purpose of which are, by non-cutting techniques, to prevent and correct deformities and to preserve and improve the function of bones, muscles, joints and their nerve supply, when such function is threatened or impaired by defects, lesion, or disease. Pettibon Spinal biomechanics and engineering seminar (576 hours) a progressive course including spinal biomechanics, advanced x-ray procedures, x-ray analysis, and advanced adjusting procedures. Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Allentown, PA, 1990
Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics and Engineering, A progressive course including spinal biomechanics, advanced x-ray procedures, x-ray analysis, and advanced adjusting procedures. Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA, 1986
Master of Arts, Film Major Certification in M.A. in Film, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1981

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

American Institute of Personal Injury Physicians, Member, 2011 - Present
American Academy of Pain Management, Member, 2011 - Present
Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2011 - Present
Delaware Chiropractic Society, Member, 1986 - Present
Pi Tau Delta International Chiropractic Honor Society, Member, 1986 - Present
Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Academic Society, Member, 1986 - Present