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 & Events Off Campus (click here)

Seminars & Events on Campus or in the SF Bay Area (see below)

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.

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 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

CCEP Extremities Adjusting Series, 2017

Expand your expertise at the only West Coast location offering the tools, techniques and strategies to treat complex extremity cases. Space is limited - Register today. Become a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP).

CCSP II: Chiropractic Management of the Extremities w/ K. Pierce, DC, DACBSP (March 25-26, 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

CCEP I: Advanced Principles of T.M.J., Ribs & Shoulder Girdle Adjusting w/ K. Hearon, DC (Apr 1-2, 15hrs)

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

Neuromuscular Reeducation w/ Peter J. Levy, DC (San Francisco, April 14-16, 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

X-Ray: Radiographic Evaluation of the Traumatized Patient w/ B. Gatterman, DC, DACBR (Apr 22, 6hrs)

Understand traumatized patients better through x-ray evaluation. Includes 6 general CE hours which are all applicable to x-ray permit renewal.

Lower Extremity Adjusting w/ P. Walton, DC (Apr 22, 6hrs)

Explore techniques as they relate to the biomechanical kinetic chain of the lower extremity. Includes 6 CE adjusting hours.

Take Aim at Chronic Pain: Low Level Laser Therapy w/ J. Rerucha, DC (Apr 29-30, 12hrs)

In-depth protocols incorporating the Erchonia Percussor, Adjustor, Laser and more for maximum recovery and performance. 12 CE hours: 4 Exam (mandatory), 8 general. Sat 8-5, Sun 8-12

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC (Apr 29-30, 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 II: Advanced Principles of Upper Extremity Adjusting w/ W. Johnson, DC (May 6-7, 15hrs)

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

CCSP III: Emergency Procedures w/ J. Street, ATC (May 20-21, 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 general (Category C) hours

X-Ray: Radiographic Evaluation of the Traumatized Patient w/ B. Gatterman, DC, DACBR (May 20, 6hrs)

Understand traumatized patients better through x-ray evaluation. Includes 6 general CE hours which are all applicable to x-ray permit renewal.

Billing & Coding -and- Ethics & Law w/ E. Calkins, CA & W. Coleman, DC (May 20, 6hrs)

Billing, coding and ethics all in one session, for DCs or CAs. Includes 2 hrs ethics & law, 4 hrs billing & coding.

Techniques Between Techniques: Dr. Walton’s Evaluations & Adjustments for Complex Cases w/ P. Walton, DC (Jun 10, 6hrs)

Join Dr. Walton in exploring creative, responsive ways to adjust every individual patient and guide them back to health. Includes 6 CE adjusting hours.

CCSP IV: Correlative Case Studies in Sports Chiropractic w/ D. Nabhan, DC, DACBSP (June 10-11, 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 exam

Billing & Coding -and- Ethics & Law w/ E. Calkins, CA & W. Coleman, DC (June 10, 6hrs)

Billing, coding and ethics all in one session, for DCs or CAs. Includes 2 hrs ethics & law, 4 hrs billing & coding.

X-Ray: Musculoskeletal Conditions of the Spine and Extremities w/ J. Motley, DC, DACBR (June 11, 6 hrs)

Historical presentation, radiographic, and clinical considerations associated with common findings on imaging exams. Includes 6 general CE hours applicable to x-ray permit renewal. 8am-2pm

Gonstead: Find It So You Can Fix It: The Acute Low Back w/ David Currie, DC (June 11, 6hrs)

Learn to evaluate, adjust and manage patients with the Gonstead Analysis and Adjusting technique. Includes 6 CE adjusting hours. 3-9pm

The Y-Files: Taking Chiropractic to a New Dimension w/ J. Donofrio, DC (Union City CA, Jul 15-16, 12 hrs)

"The seminar was incredible. I have a new perspective on how to "treat" patients and actually make sick people well. The knowledge that I received this weekend will last me a lifetime. " - Adam G. 12 general CE hours

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC (Jul 22-23, 12hrs)

Experience 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

Fractal Biology: The Philosophy of Vitalism w/ Bruce Lipton, PhD (July 22, 6 hrs)

An amazing day with Dr. Bruce H. Lipton. This seminar provides an illustrated and thought-provoking introduction to a long-awaited paradigm shift in the biomedical sciences.

CCEP III: Advanced Principles of Lower Extremity Adjusting w/ D. Prince, DC (Jul 22-23, 15hrs)

Earn 15 hours of CE in this 2 day, hands-on course covering the mechanical chain of events in the lower extremities & how joint subluxations affect posture & gait.

The Wave (San Francisco, Aug 4-6, 2017)

The WAVE celebrates its 7th year of bringing inspiration and a fresh approach on the philosophy, art, science, and future of chiropractic.

CCEP IV: Advanced Principles of Foot, Gait, & Orthotics w/ K. Hearon, DC (Aug 12-13, 15hrs)

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

X-Ray: Radiographic Evaluation of the Traumatized Patient w/ B. Gatterman, DC, DACBR (Aug 26, 6hrs)

Understand traumatized patients better through x-ray evaluation. Includes 6 general CE hours which are all applicable to x-ray permit renewal.

Lower Extremity Adjusting w/ P. Walton, DC (Aug 26, 6hrs)

Explore techniques as they relate to the biomechanical kinetic chain of the lower extremity. Includes 6 CE adjusting hours.

Billing & Coding -and- Ethics & Law w/ E. Calkins, CA & W. Coleman, DC (Aug 27, 6hrs)

Billing, coding and ethics all in one session, for DCs or CAs. Includes 2 hrs ethics & law, 4 hrs billing & coding.

Infant Adjusting for the Practicing Chiropractor w/ G. Mulhall-Wright (Aug 27, 6hrs)

Make infants part of your practice with confidence. Includes 2 hours exam and 4 hours technique.

Boomer Care: Evaluating & Adjusting Aging/Special Needs Populations w/ W. Ruch, DC (Sep 9, 6hrs)

How do you handle special needs patients in your office? Review evaluation and adjustment with a specialist in the field. Includes 6 adjustment CE hours.

X-Ray: Radiographic Evaluation of the Traumatized Patient w/ B. Gatterman, DC, DACBR (Sep 9, 6hrs)

Understand traumatized patients better through x-ray evaluation. Includes 6 general CE hours which are all applicable to x-ray permit renewal.

CCEP V: Advanced Principles of Soft Tissue w/ J. Jensen, DC (Oct 14-15, 15hrs)

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

X-Ray: Musculoskeletal Conditions of the Spine and Extremities w/ J. Motley, DC, DACBR (Oct 15, 6 hrs)

Historical presentation, radiographic, and clinical considerations associated with common findings on imaging exams. Includes 6 general CE hours applicable to x-ray permit renewal. 8am-2pm

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC (Nov 18-19, 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 VI: Advanced Principles of Extremity Rehabilitation w/ E. Sinclair, DC (Nov 18-19, 15hrs)

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

Gonstead: Find It So You Can Fix It: The Acute Low Back w/ David Currie, DC (Nov 18, 6hrs)

Learn to evaluate, adjust and manage patients with the Gonstead Analysis and Adjusting technique. Includes 6 CE adjusting hours. 8am-2pm

X-Ray: Musculoskeletal Conditions of the Spine and Extremities w/ J. Motley, DC, DACBR (Nov 19, 6 hrs)

Historical presentation, radiographic, and clinical considerations associated with common findings on imaging exams. Includes 6 general CE hours applicable to x-ray permit renewal. 8am-2pm

CCEP VII: Global Assessment of the Extremities w/ J. Downes, DC (Dec 2-3, 15hrs)

Integrate, review, and practice concepts from the six other CCEP modules from a global perspective. Certificate enrollment not required. 15 hrs, including 8 hours exam & technique (category A)

Techniques Between Techniques: Dr. Walton’s Evaluations & Adjustments for Complex Cases w/ P. Walton, DC (Dec 2, 6hrs)

Join Dr. Walton in exploring creative, responsive ways to adjust every individual patient and guide them back to health. Includes 6 CE adjusting hours.