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


Bryan Gatterman, DC
Bryan Gatterman, DC
Bryan Gatterman, DC, DACBR. Life West Radiology Faculty


August 26, 2017 - 8:00 am


August 26, 2017 - 2:00 pm


25001 Industrial Blvd, Hayward, CA, 94545   View map


As a result of participating in this course, learners will be better able to:

  1. understand that a proper history is essential to evaluate the traumatized patient;
  2. utilize the pattern approach, which can identify where one needs to look for fracture in the traumatized patient;
  3. recognize radiographic signs of soft tissue injury during whiplash; and
  4. identify and apply specific evaluation techniques to improve outcomes with traumatic injury patients.

6 hours unless otherwise indicated

Acupuncture relicensure credits

State CE Available/Approval PENDING
California APPROVED 6 hours, category 1, provider #716
NOTE: California licensed acupuncturists may not order lab tests or x-rays.

California Radiology Continuing Education

This seminar qualifies for California X-Ray CE.

Chiropractic Continuing Education (CE)

State CE Available/Approval #
California APPROVED CA-A-17-02-13361
(Category B general hours)
These hours may also be used to renew your X-ray permit
Colorado No application required*
Connecticut No application required*
Delaware No application required*
District of Columbia No application required**
Georgia No application required*
Idaho No application required*
Illinois No application required*
(60 minute hours)
Indiana No application required*
(60 minute hours)
Iowa No application required*
Maryland No application required*
Michigan No application required*
Montana No application required*
Nebraska No application required*
New Mexico No application required*
Ohio No application required*
Oregon No application required*
Rhode Island No application required*
South Carolina No application required*
(60 minute hours)
Utah No application required*
Vermont No application required*
Virginia No application required*
Washington No application required*
Wyoming No application required*

*Some licensing boards do not require an application when a program is sponsored by an institution accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education.  Life Chiropractic College West cannot warrant that any session of this offering will be accepted by these licensing board(s).  Life West urges licensees to familiarize themselves with the laws governing continuing education in the jurisdictions where they hold licensure.

DISCLAIMER FOR THE STATE OF MISSOURI: Approval of this course is not acknowledgment or ruling by the Board that the methods taught in this course are recognized and approved by the Board as the appropriate practice of chiropractic as defined in Section 331.010, RSMo.

Hour Topic
1 Introduction:  Definitions of trauma.  Guidelines for evaluation of trauma.  Imaging modalities used in the evaluation of the traumatized patient.
2 Cervical spine: Classification fractures by pattern with examples.
3 Whiplash: Definitions, Imaging evaluation for whiplash with examples.
4 Thoracolumbar spine: Classification of fractures with examples.
5 Upper extremity: Review of shoulder girdle, elbow and wrist injuries.
6 Lower extremity: Review of pelvis/hip, femur and lower leg/foot injuries.



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