Course Title:

Diplomate of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (DACO)


Palmer College of Chiropractic

Davenport, Port Orange, San Jose, United States

Course format: Online

With a live/online hybrid structure, learners are able to earn diplomate eligibility with the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (DACO) in as little as two years.

Programming is designed with a focus on clinical relevance and is fully integrative for optimum use in clinical applications. Each module will incorporate appropriate topics in physical exam, chiropractic assessment, orthopedic assessment, neurological assessment, imaging, diagnostics, laboratory analysis, nutrition, biomechanics and rehabilitation and will feature the analysis of specific case studies and conditions including visceral and systemic conditions.

Course outline

Live sessions*:

228 hours (Eleven 12-hour weekends | Six 16-hour weekends)
•Introduction/Systemic Conditions
•Clinical Nutrition
•Core Stabilization
•Pain Management
•Cervical Spine and Head I**
•Cervical Spine and Head II**
•Upper Extremities I
•Upper Extremities II
•Thorax and Chest I
•Thorax and Chest II
•Lumbar Spine and Pelvis I**
•Lumbar Spine and Pelvis II**
•Lower Extremities I**
•Lower Extremities II**
•Legal Compliance/Litigative Consulting Mock Trial/Mock Examination

*Participants can miss a maximum of two live sessions and still maintain exam eligibility.
** 16-hour weekends

Online/Self-study modules:

108 hours (56 online | 52 off-line)
•Chiropractic Evaluation
•Orthopedic Assessment and Interpretati ...

Elements of this syllabus are subject to change. Training programs and their availability may vary by location.

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Phone No.: (800) 722-2586

School Address/Venue(s):

1000 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52803

Free Course List: Davenport, Port Orange, San Jose

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