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

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Seminars & Events ON CAMPUS or in the SF Bay Area

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Seminars ONLINE

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: The 3Ms: All about Methylation, Mitochondria, and Metabolism w/ M. Buerger, DC (Aug 25-27, 12hrs)

Dr. Buerger makes functional biochemistry easy! 12 CE hrs CA Category B (general) 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, 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).

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.

Whiplash & Spinal Trauma w/ Dan Murphy, DC (Jul 29-30, SAN DIEGO, 12hrs)

Explore the ethics, science, and technique of managing whiplash and spinal trauma while satisfying mandatory license renewal requirements. 2 hours ethics & law, 4 hours adjusting, and 6 hours general

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. 8am-2pm

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. 3-9pm

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. 8am-2pm

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. 3-9pm

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. 8am-2pm

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

Active Release Technique – Long Nerve Entrapment with Gross Anatomy w/ P. Cooper, DC & M. Thompson, DC (Nov 4-5, 12hrs)

Laboratory discussion section in Life West's cadaver lab, and a hands-on ART practice section! Focus on peripheral nervous system pathway and relationships to surrounding structures, toward the treatment of nerve entrapment syndromes.

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.