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.

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

Chiro-X: Chiropractic-Xtravaganza (Oct. 8-9, Mashantucket, CT, 14hrs)

The grandest chiropractic event in the northeast, presented by the Connecticut Chiropractic Association.

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 Extremity 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.

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 Extremity 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 Extremity 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.

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

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

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.

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 (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

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

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

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.

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