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Advanced Clinical Reasoning: Anatomy, Assessment, Action with Dr. Nikita Vizniak – Live at UWS

March 14 @ 8:00 am - March 15 @ 12:00 pm

Advanced Clinical Reasoning: Anatomy, Assessment, Action

with Dr. Nikita A. Vizniak


New Date: March 14-15, 2020

Time: Saturday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (lunch provided) & Sunday 9:00 am – noon

Location: University of Western States – East Hall – 2900 NE 132nd Ave. Portland, OR 97230


Early Registration for Practitioners (DC, ND, LMT, PT) $400.00 ends February 29, 2020

Regular Registration for Practitioners $450 beginning November 1, 2019.

UWS Alumni – please use coupon code uwsalumni for your 10% discount

UWS Students – please use coupon code UWSStudent2 for your discounted price of $250 **

UWS Employees – please use coupon code UWSEmployee for your discounted price of $100

Registration deadline is March 2, 2020

** UWS students are encouraged to attend this event. However, CE credit is not available with this discount. If you need CE credit purchase using alumni discount code. 



Gain knowledge, experience and confidence in hands-on approaches to evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, which will make you a more effective practitioner. The program emphasizes correlation of anatomy, physical assessment, differential diagnosis, and management strategies including soft-tissue and joint mobilization, stretching and exercise techniques, and instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation. Participants include anyone engaged in physical medicine and manual therapy, including chiropractors, naturopaths, physical therapists and massage therapists.


Participants will receive the following texts when they arrive at class: 

  • Evidence Informed Spinal Manual (2019) by Nikita Vizniak. 
  • Evidence Informed Orthopedic Assessment (2019) by Nikita Vizniak. 


Participant in the course will learn to:

  • Effectively identify and palpate clinically relevant structures
  • Effectively apply clinical evaluation methods consistent with regional kinematics
  • Utilize effective, protocol-based assessment methods to differentiate common pathologies and tissue-specific injuries
  • Identify and apply effective treatment methods for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Choose and utilize appropriate outcome measures to evaluate baseline and progression


Dr. Vizniak is widely-known as a professional educator and author.  His work focuses on the application of clinical anatomy and biomechanics to patient assessment and management, and he has published several textbooks on related subjects. He loves to teach and empower practitioners with skills and confidence to provide more effective treatments.


UWS will provide CE/CC credit for the following professions and jurisdictions.

PACE Course ID: 7862     Oregon: DC, LMT, ND (pending), and PT     Washington: DC, LMT     Idaho: DC     British Columbia: DC

If you need CE in another jurisdiction or profession please contact the CE office as soon as possible. 503-251-5719 or [email protected]


University of Western States – East Hall
2900 NE 132nd Ave
Portland, OR 97230 United States
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Cancellation policy
*Every attempt is made to offer programs as announced. UWS reserves the right to adjust program, faculty, location, dates, times, and/or tuition to accommodate unanticipated occurrences, to limit seating, or to cancel due to insufficient enrollment. UWS is not responsible for any expenses incurred by registrants due to program adjustments or cancellation. Only those who are pre-registered can be notified in the event of changes/cancellation. Cancellation Notice: $35 non-refundable fee included in the registration. Cancellations made with less than one week notice are non-refundable and cannot be credited toward future programs.