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.

Upcoming Events

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.

The Wave (San Francisco, Aug 4-6, 14hrs, from $95)

The WAVE celebrates its 6th year of bringing inspiration and a fresh approach on the philosophy, art, science, and future of chiropractic.

Fractal Biology: The Philosophy of Vitalism w/ B. Lipton, PhD (Jul 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, up to 16 hrs)

YOU can take a course from Dr. Bruce H. Lipton. This course provides an illustrated and thought-provoking introduction to a long-awaited paradigm shift in the biomedical sciences.

Thoracic Spine & Rib Cage Adjusting w/ P. Walton, DC (Aug 13, 6hrs)

This 6-hour CE course provides credit in Chiropractic Adjustive or Manipulation Techniques, while teaching you advanced techniques to treat critical, rare cases.

X-Ray: Spinal Instability & Stenosis w/ B. Gatterman, DC (Aug 13, 6 hrs)

This 6 hour continuing education (CE) activity provides insights and instructions for imaging and interpreting issues of spinal instability & stenosis

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ M. Thompson, DC (Aug 13-14, 12hrs)

In this two day course, you'll learn the implications of anomalies & conditions that individualize care & progressive training, consider clinical applications, and visualize common conditions & syndromes appearing in the spine and extremities.

Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner (CCEP) Module IV: Advanced Principles of Foot, Gait, & Orthotics w/ K. Hearon, DC (Aug 13-14, 15 hrs)

Earn 15 hours of CE in this 2 day, hands-on course that demonstrates how spinal stability depends upon the feet and how to correct common, but overlooked issues.

Billing & Coding for the Chiropractic Office AND Ethics & Law w/ E. Calkins & W. Coleman, DC (Aug 14, 6hrs)

This course will ensure your practice is getting paid for your services. Bring yourself and your staff for information on how to navigate insurance company contracts, medical policies, claims, processing and of course ICD-10 diagnosis coding. Includes 2 hours Ethics & Law.

NEW – X-Ray: Pediatric Imaging w/ J. Motley, DC (Aug 14, 6hrs)

Explore imaging radiographic patterns of pathologies affecting the pediatric population in this 6-hour CE course

Subluxation Neurology w/ D. Murphy, DC (San Diego, Aug 20-21, 12 hrs)

This class will include 2 hours mandatory Ethics & Law, 4 hours mandatory adjustive technique and 6 general hours for your Chiropractic license for a total of 12 CE hours for California relicensure.

Spinal Rehab Made Easy w/ A. Irwin, DC (Sep 10, 6hrs)

Earn mandatory CE credits (California), and improve your understanding of low vs. high-tech rehabilitation, muscle patterns, stabilization, and more. Includes one hour billing and coding.

X-Ray: Spinal Instability & Stenosis w/ B. Gatterman, DC (Sep 10, 6hrs)

This 6 hour continuing education (CE) activity provides insights and instructions for imaging and interpreting issues of spinal instability & stenosis

Coding, Collections & Billing w/ L. Bilodeau, CA (Sep 11, 6hrs)

This 6-hour CE course provides education in billing & coding needed for California re-licensure

Thoracic Spine & Rib Cage Adjusting w/ P. Walton, DC (Oct 8, 6hrs)

This 6-hour CE course provides credit in Chiropractic Adjustive or Manipulation Techniques, while teaching you advanced techniques to treat critical, rare cases.

Coding, Collections & Billing w/ L. Bilodeau, DC (Oct 8, 6hrs)

This 6-hour CE course provides education in billing & coding needed for California re-licensure

NEW – X-Ray: Pediatric Imaging w/ J. Motley, DC (Oct 9, 6hrs)

Explore imaging radiographic patterns of pathologies affecting the pediatric population in this 6-hour CE course

NUCCA Fall Conference 2016 (Minneapolis, Oct 13-15, 18hrs)

Gather with the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association this fall in Minneapolis

Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner (CCEP) Module V: Extremity Soft Tissue Diagnosis & Treatment by Manual Methods w/ M. Krasnov, DC (Oct 15-16, 15hrs)

Earn 15 hours of CE in this 2 day, hands-on course. Improve your ability to evaluate and treat soft tissue issues throughout the body.

Active Release Technique – Long Nerve Entrapment with Gross Anatomy w/ P. Cooper, DC & M. Thompson, DC (Oct 15-16, 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.

Spinal Rehab Made Easy w/ A. Irwin, DC (Nov 5, 6hrs)

Earn mandatory CE credits (California), and improve your understanding of low vs. high-tech rehabilitation, muscle patterns, stabilization, and more. Includes one hour billing and coding.

X-Ray: Spinal Instability & Stenosis w/ B. Gatterman, DC (Nov 5, 6hrs)

This 6 hour continuing education (CE) activity provides insights and instructions for imaging and interpreting issues of spinal instability & stenosis

Billing & Coding for the Chiropractic Office AND Ethics & Law w/ E. Calkins & W. Coleman, DC (Nov 6, 6hrs)

This course will ensure your practice is getting paid for your services. Bring yourself and your staff for information on how to navigate insurance company contracts, medical policies, claims, processing and of course ICD-10 diagnosis coding. Includes 2 hours Ethics & Law.

NEW – X-Ray: Pediatric Imaging w/ J. Motley, DC (Nov 6, 6hrs)

Explore imaging radiographic patterns of pathologies affecting the pediatric population in this 6-hour CE course

Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner (CCEP) Module VI: Rehabilitation of the Extremities w/ E. Sinclair, DC (Nov 19-20, 15hrs)

Earn 15.5 hours of CE in this 2 day, hands-on course. Gain a thorough understanding of extremity injuries, implement exercise programs to stabilize injured extremities.

Human Anatomy Lab for Health & Fitness Professionals w/ M. Thompson, DC (Nov 19-20, 12hrs)

In this two day course, you'll learn the implications of anomalies & conditions that individualize care & progressive training, consider clinical applications, and visualize common conditions & syndromes appearing in the spine and extremities.

Thoracic Spine & Rib Cage Adjusting w/ P. Walton, DC (Dec 3, 6hrs)

This 6-hour CE course provides credit in Chiropractic Adjustive or Manipulation Techniques, while teaching you advanced techniques to treat critical, rare cases.

Coding, Collections & Billing w/ L. Bilodeau; CA (Dec 3, 6hrs)

This 6-hour CE course provides education in billing & coding needed for California re-licensure

Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner (CCEP) Module VII: Global Assessment of the Extremities w/ J. Downes, DC (Dec 3-4, 15hrs)

Earn 15 hours of CE in this 2 day course that summarizes the CCEP extremities series with practical management tools to benefit chiropractors & their patients.

NEW – X-Ray: Pediatric Imaging w/ J. Motley, DC (Dec 4, 6hrs)

Explore imaging radiographic patterns of pathologies affecting the pediatric population in this 6-hour CE course