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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ALL Life West Seminars (scroll down)

CCEP Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner series
Life West ONLINE Seminars CCSP Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician series
Life West ON CAMPUS Seminars DACBSP Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians series
Life West OFF CAMPUS Seminars Sponsored Seminars

ONLINE: Fractal Biology: The Philosophy of Vitalism w/ 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: Ethics & Law for the Chiropractic Office w/ W. Coleman, DC (2 hrs)

Dr. Coleman, long time Life West faculty member and practicing chiropractor, shares his deep understanding of ethics and California chiropractic law. 2 CE hrs CA Category A (mandatory) ethics 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: 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

CCSP Sports Series 2018

Pay for the full CCSP 2018 series in a single payment here.

DACBSP Sports Series 2018-2019

Pay for the full DACBSP 2018 series in a single payment here.

CCEP Extremities Adjusting Series, 2018-2019

Pay for the full CCEP series in a single payment here.

Active Release Technique – Upper Extremity Level 1 w/ M. Leahy (June 16-19, 24hrs)

Enhance your practice with ART upper extremity treatment - Active Release Techniques®. 24 general CE hours

Applying Chiropractic Philosophy in Practice for Better Clinical Results w/ A. Tayal, DC (Jun 16, 5hrs)

Join Dr. Akur Tayal, Life West Chair of Philosophy, in a discussion of the clinical applications of chiropractic philosophy. 5 general CE hours. 8am-1pm.

Ethics, Law, & Preventing HIPAA Audits in a Social Media World w/ M. Massa, DC (Jun 16, 2hrs)

Ethics, Law, HIPAA, & Social Media - and lively too! 2 CE hrs, CA Category A Ethics (mandatory). 1-3pm

Gonstead: Mastering Cervical Chair w/ D. Currie, DC (Jun 16, 5hrs)

Join Dr. J. David Currie, Life West Adjusting Faculty, for a deep dive into Gonstead cervical chair adjusting. 5 CE Category A (mandatory) Adjusting hours. 3-8pm

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.

Science of Vitalism in Practice and Life w/ Bruce Lipton, PhD, Omri Sitton, DC & Jeff Rockwell, DC (July 21-22, 12hrs)

Inspire your spirit, engage your mind, & challenge your creativity, as you comprehend the enormous potential for applying epigenetics and vitalism in your personal life and practice! Sat. 12-8pm, Sun. 8am-12pm. 12 general CE hrs

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

X-Ray: Radiographic Evaluation for Optimal Potential of the Spine w/ B. Gatterman, DC, DACBR (Sep 22, 5hrs)

Help your patients reach their optimal potential through x-ray evaluation. Includes 5 general CE hours which are all applicable to x-ray permit renewal. 8am-1pm

Ethics, Law, & Preventing HIPAA Audits in a Social Media World w/ M. Massa, DC (Sep 22, 2hrs)

Ethics, Law, HIPAA, & Social Media - and lively too! 2 CE hrs, CA Category A Ethics (mandatory). 1-3pm

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

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

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

Infant Adjusting for the Practicing Chiropractor w/ G. Mulhall-Wright (Oct 6, 5hrs)

Make infants part of your practice with confidence. 5 CE hours CA Category A Technique (mandatory) 3-8pm

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

Pain, the Opiate Crisis, and the Chiropractic Alternative w/ Dan Murphy, DC (Nov 10-11, 12hrs)

It is claimed that the current opiate drug crisis and its consequence are the biggest healthcare disaster in modern history. We will define the opiate crisis and explore alternatives, including chiropractic adjusting. 2 hours ethics & law, 4 hours adjusting, and 6 hours general

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

Active Release Technique – Lower Extremity Level 1 w/ M. Leahy (Dec 15-18, 24hrs)

Enhance your practice with ART lower extremity treatment - Active Release Techniques®. 24 general CE hours

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

Pain, the Opiate Crisis, and the Chiropractic Alternative w/ Dan Murphy, DC (SAN DIEGO, Jan 26-27, 12hrs)

In SAN DIEGO! It is claimed that the current opiate drug crisis and its consequence are the biggest healthcare disaster in modern history. We will define the opiate crisis and explore alternatives, including chiropractic adjusting. 2 hours ethics & law, 4 hours adjusting, and 6 hours general

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 5 hrs Category A (mandatory) Exam

Pain, the Opiate Crisis, and the Chiropractic Alternative w/ Dan Murphy, DC (May 11, 12hrs)

It is claimed that the current opiate drug crisis and its consequence are the biggest healthcare disaster in modern history. We will define the opiate crisis and explore alternatives, including chiropractic adjusting. 2 hours ethics & law, 4 hours adjusting, and 6 hours general

Pain, the Opiate Crisis, and the Chiropractic Alternative w/ Dan Murphy, DC (MAUI, Nov 9-10 2019, 12hrs)

Join the fun in MAUI, HAWAII! It is claimed that the current opiate drug crisis and its consequence are the biggest healthcare disaster in modern history. We will define the opiate crisis and explore alternatives, including chiropractic adjusting. 2 hours ethics & law, 4 hours adjusting, and 6 hours general