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.

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Upcoming Events by Date

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

Whiplash & Spinal Trauma w/ Dan Murphy, DC (Jan 21-22, 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

Infant Adjusting for the Practicing Chiropractor w/ G. Mulhall-Wright, DC (Jan 28, 6hrs)

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

Lower Extremity Adjusting w/ P. Walton, DC (Jan 28, 6hrs)

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

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC & G. Gorman, DC (Jan 28-29, 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

The Y-Files: Taking Chiropractic to a New Dimension w/ John Donofrio, DC (Dallas, TX, Jan 28-29, 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 credits.

CCSP I: The Spine, Concussion and Team Physician w/ W. Moreau, DC, DACBSP (February 11-12, 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.

Billing & Coding -and- Ethics & Law w/ E. Calkins, CA & W. Coleman, DC (Feb 25, 6hrs)

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

CCEP Extremities Adjusting Series, 2017

Expand your expertise at 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).

Techniques Between Techniques: Dr. Walton’s Evaluations & Adjustments for Complex Cases w/ P. Walton, DC (Feb 25, 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.

Boomer Care: Evaluating & Adjusting Aging/Special Needs Populations w/ W. Ruch, DC (Feb 26, 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: Musculoskeletal Conditions of the Spine and Extremities w/ J. Motley, DC, DACBR (Feb 26, 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. 3-9pm

Neurofunctional Development & Chronic Health Disorders: Evaluation & Management for Chiropractic Minds w/ M. Buerger, DC (Mar. 4-5, 12hrs)

Don't miss a chance to learn from the sensory & neurodevelopment expert! 5 CE hrs basic science, 7 hrs exam

Documentation, Compliance, and ICD-10 Coding w/ M. Fucinari, DC (March 11-12, 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

Cranial Facial Release w/ Adam J. Del Torto, DC (March 24-26, 18hrs)

In Hayward! Learn a unique and powerful cranial technique that directly adjusts the cranium. 3 hours history/exam, 10 hours technique, 5 hours general

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 hours.

CCEP: 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

Cranial Facial Release w/ Adam J. Del Torto, DC (Apr 7-9, Burbank, 18hrs)

Learn a unique and powerful cranial technique that directly adjusts the cranium. 3 hours history/exam, 10 hours technique, 5 hours general

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.

Billing & Coding -and- Ethics & Law w/ E. Calkins, CA & W. Coleman, DC (Apr 23, 6hrs)

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

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC & G. Gorman, 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: 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

Cranial Facial Release w/ Adam J. Del Torto, DC (May 12-14, Amsterdam, 18hrs)

In beautiful Amsterdam: Learn a unique and powerful cranial technique that directly adjusts the cranium. 3 hours history/exam, 10 hours technique, 5 hours general

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 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.

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 2 hrs x-ray

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

Cranial Facial Release w/ Adam J. Del Torto, DC (June 23-25, Burbank, 18hrs)

Learn a unique and powerful cranial technique that directly adjusts the cranium. 3 hours history/exam, 10 hours technique, 5 hours general

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC & G. Gorman, 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

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 4-5, 2017)

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

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.

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

Whiplash & Spinal Trauma w/ Dan Murphy, DC (Nov 11-12, Roseville, 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

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ J. Kunsman, DC & G. Gorman, 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

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

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.