Postgraduate & Continuing Education

Life Chiropractic College West is committed to making the most of your time.  We select excellent faculty who are at the top of their fields.  Our programs are practical, interesting, and hands on.  Practice human anatomy in one of the best cadaver labs in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Discuss vitalism with world reknowned thought leaders.  You’ll be engaged, connected with your peers, and you are guaranteed to learn something new to energize your practice.  Make every minute of your CE count – with Life West.

Seminars and Events

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ONLINE Seminars

ONLINE: Fractal Biology: The Philosophy of Vitalism with Bruce Lipton, PhD (16 hrs)

YOU can take a course ONLINE from Dr. Bruce H. Lipton. This course provides an illustrated and thought-provoking introduction to a long-awaited paradigm shift in the biomedical sciences. 16 CE hrs general ONLINE

ONLINE: Insurance Billing for the Chiropractic Office w/ E. Calkins, CA (4 hrs)

Painlessly learn to navigate the insurance claims billing and reimbursement process with ease. Maximize your financial advantage ethically and efficiently with this online seminar. 4 CE hrs CA Category A (mandatory) billing & coding ONLINE

ONLINE: Stroke, CVA, and the Facts for Chiropractors w/ G. Clum, DC (2 hrs)

Dr. Clum delivers a clear and invigorating update on the safety of cervical spine adjusting and vertebral artery issues. 2 CE hrs general ONLINE

ONLINE: Ethics & Boundaries w/ S. Hoffman, DC (2 hrs)

Dr. Hoffman shares wisdom gained through his experience as a practicing chiropractor, legal/ethics coach, and CEO of ChiroSecure malpractice insurance. 2 CE hrs CA Category A (mandatory) ethics ONLINE

ONLINE: Kalish Method 101 w/ D. Kalish, DC (10 hrs)

Dr. Dan Kalish shares the his unique Method in this online functional medicine survey course, 10 CE hrs CA Category B (general) ONLINE

LIVE ONLINE: Fostering Optimal Neurodevelopment: Primitive & Postural Reflexes w/ M. Buerger, DC (Dec 8-9, 8hrs)

Change the tide on a child’s health, development and success in life! 8 hrs LIVE ONLINE

LIVE ONLINE: Neuromuscular Reeducation w/ Peter J. Levy, DC (20hrs)

Learn to locate and resolve a high percentage of soft tissue injuries through the application of highly specific functional anatomy. That's NMR. 20 CE hrs, including 16 adjusting. LIVE, ONLINE

Seminars & Events ON CAMPUS or in the SF Bay Area

Browse local Life West Postgraduate & Continuing Education events below by date, or use the menus at the top of the page to select specific topics.

CCEP Extremities Adjusting Series, 2018

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Billing & Coding w/ E. Calkins, CA (Jan 13, 4hrs)

The latest on billing & coding for the chiropractic office for DCs or CAs. 4 hrs Category A Billing (mandatory). 8am-12pm

Ethics & Law w/ W. Coleman, DC (Jan 13, 2hrs)

You'll be surprised by what you discover, no matter how many years you've been in practice. 2 CE hrs pending, CA Category A Ethics (mandatory). 12-2pm

Techniques between “TECHNIQUES”: Evaluations & Adjustments for Complex Cases w/ P. Walton, DC (Jan 13, 6hrs)

Join Dr. Walton in exploring creative, responsive ways to adjust every individual patient and guide them back to health. 6 hrs Category A Adjusting (mandatory). 2-8pm

Chronic Stress & Chiropractic Care: New Approaches for Better Outcomes w/ S. Sardonicus, DC (Jan 27-28, 12hrs)

Update your understanding of chronic stress and effortlessly inspire a thriving practice. 6 hrs Category A History/Exam (mandatory) and 6 hrs general. 9-4 Sat & Sun

X-Ray: Common Radiographic Diagnoses in the Chiropractic Practice w/ J. Motley, DC, DACBR (Feb 10, 5hrs)

Dr. Motley, DC, DACBR, Life West Professor of Radiology, in presents essential x-ray know-how for your practice. Includes 5 CE hours applicable to x-ray permit renewal. 8am-1pm

Ethics & Law w/ W. Coleman, DC (Feb 10, 2hrs)

You'll be surprised by what you discover, no matter how many years you've been in practice. 2 CE hrs pending, CA Category A Ethics (mandatory). 1-3pm

Toggle Recoil: Review of Principles and Practice w/ R. Bhogal (Feb 10, 5hrs)

Join Dr. Bhogal, Life West Chair of Technique, in an update on the essentials of toggle recoil. Includes 5 CE adjusting hours. 5 hrs Category A Adjusting (mandatory). 3-8pm

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC (Feb 10-11, 12hrs)

In Life West's renowned cadaver lab! In this two day course, increase your understanding of the biomechanics and the anatomy of the human body and how the adjustment positively influences biomechanics as well as neurology. 12 hrs basic science

Documentation, Compliance, and ICD-10 Coding w/ M. Fucinari, DC (March 3-4, 12hrs)

Just when you thought you were prepared, the rules changed again! 2 hours mandatory ethics & law, 4 hours history taking, and 6 hours billing & coding. Sat 8-5, Sun 8-12

CCSP I: The Spine, Concussion and Team Physician w/ D. Hancock, DC, DACBSP (March 10-11, 12.5hrs)

CCSP I: Learn to serve athletes and athletic teams via evaluation and management of concussion and spinal injury; understanding of congenital conditions. 12.5 hours including 7 hours Category A Exam and 5.5 hours Category B.

CCSP II: Chiropractic Management of the Extremities w/ B. Murray, DC, DACBSP (April 7-8, 12.5hrs)

CCSP II: Learn to serve athletes and athletic teams via evaluation and management of the extremities in sport. 12.5 Category B hours

Neurofunctional Development & Chronic Health Disorders: Evaluation & Management for Chiropractic Minds w/ M. Buerger, DC (May 19-20, 12hrs)

Don't miss a chance to learn from the sensory & neurodevelopment expert! 5 CE hrs basic science, 7 hrs Category A (mandatory) Exam

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC (May 19-20, 12hrs)

In Life West's renowned cadaver lab! In this two day course, increase your understanding of the biomechanics and the anatomy of the human body and how the adjustment positively influences biomechanics as well as neurology. 12 hrs basic science

CCSP III: Emergency Procedures w/ J. Street, ATC (June 2-3, 12.5hrs)

CCSP III: Current information for Doctors of Chiropractic concerning the evaluation and management of serious spinal and physical injury and illness related to athletics. 12.5 Category C hours

Billing & Coding w/ E. Calkins, CA (Jul 14, 4hrs)

The latest on billing & coding for the chiropractic office for DCs or CAs. 4 hrs Category A Billing (mandatory). 8am-12pm

Ethics & Law w/ W. Coleman, DC (Jul 14, 2hrs)

You'll be surprised by what you discover, no matter how many years you've been in practice. 2 CE hrs pending, CA Category A Ethics (mandatory). 12-2pm

X-Ray: Common Radiographic Diagnoses in the Chiropractic Practice w/ J. Motley, DC, DACBR (Jul 14, 6hrs)

Dr. Motley, DC, DACBR, Life West Professor of Radiology, in presents essential x-ray know-how for your practice. Includes 6 CE hours applicable to x-ray permit renewal. 2-8pm

CCSP IV: Correlative Case Studies in Sports Chiropractic w/ R. Nelson, DC (July 14-15, 12.5hrs)

CCSP IV: Current information and practical skills relating to evaluation and management of sports related injury in athletic populations. 12.5 hours, including 4 hrs Category A Exam and 8.5 hours Category B.

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC (Sep 15-16, 12hrs)

In Life West's renowned cadaver lab! In this two day course, increase your understanding of the biomechanics and the anatomy of the human body and how the adjustment positively influences biomechanics as well as neurology. 12 hrs basic science

CCEP I: Advanced Principles of T.M.J., Ribs & Shoulder Girdle Adjusting w/ K. Hearon, DC (Sep 15-16, 15hrs)

Examine types of TMJ & rib subluxations, causes and treatments of shoulder girdle instability. Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs

Thoracic Spine & Rib Cage Adjusting w/ P. Walton, DC (Sep 22, 5hrs)

Learn advanced techniques to treat critical, rare cases. 5 Category A (mandatory) Adjusting CE hours. 3-8pm

Ethics & Law w/ W. Coleman, DC (Oct 6, 2hrs)

You'll be surprised by what you discover, no matter how many years you've been in practice. 2 CE hrs pending, CA Category A Ethics (mandatory). 1-3pm

Thoracic Spine & Rib Cage Adjusting w/ P. Walton, DC (Oct 6, 5hrs)

Learn advanced techniques to treat critical, rare cases. 5 Category A (mandatory) Adjusting CE hours. 8am-1pm

CCEP II: Advanced Principles of Upper Extremity Adjusting (Oct 13-14, 15hrs)

Improve your ability to diagnose and treat subluxations of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs

CCEP III: Advanced Principles of Lower Extremity Adjusting (Nov 17-18, 15hrs)

Two-day, hands-on course covering the mechanical chain of events in the lower extremities & how joint subluxations affect posture & gait. Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC (Dec 1-2, 12hrs)

In Life West's renowned cadaver lab! In this two day course, increase your understanding of the biomechanics and the anatomy of the human body and how the adjustment positively influences biomechanics as well as neurology. 12 hrs basic science

CCEP IV: Introduction to Foot, Gait, and Orthotics w/ K. Hearon, DC (Dec 1-2, 15hrs)

Spinal stability depends upon the feet and how to correct common, but overlooked issues. Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs

Billing & Coding w/ E. Calkins, CA (Dec 8, 4hrs)

The latest on billing & coding for the chiropractic office for DCs or CAs. 4 hrs Category A Billing (mandatory). 8am-12pm

Ethics & Law w/ W. Coleman, DC (Dec 8, 2hrs)

You'll be surprised by what you discover, no matter how many years you've been in practice. 2 CE hrs pending, CA Category A Ethics (mandatory). 12-2pm

Toggle Recoil: Review of Principles and Practice w/ R. Bhogal (Dec 8, 6hrs)

Join Dr. Bhogal, Life West Chair of Technique, in an update on the essentials of toggle recoil. Includes 6 hrs Category A Adjusting (mandatory) hours. 2-8pm

CCEP V: Advanced Principles of Soft Tissue w/ J. Jensen, DC (Jan 12-13, 15hrs)

Improve your ability to evaluate and treat soft tissue issues throughout the body. Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs

CCEP VI: Advanced Principles of Extremity Rehabilitation w/ E. Sinclair, DC (Feb 9-10, 15hrs)

Craft active extremities care plans for your patients Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs, including 6 Category A (mandatory) Exam

CCEP VII: Global Assessment of the Extremities w/ J. Downes, DC (Mar 9-10, 15hrs)

Integrate, review, and practice concepts from the six other CCEP modules from a global perspective. Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs, including 8 hrs Category A (mandatory) Exam & Technique