Colorado Chiropractic Assistant Xray Training Program - Chiropractic Assistant

Colorado Chiropractic Assistant Xray Training Program

$180.00 USD

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Hour 1 and 2

  • Understand how x-rays are produced
  • Prepare a patient to have an x-ray examination
  • Recognize basic x-ray terminology
  • Recall patient positioning and x-ray projection terms
  • Recognize new advances in the radiology field
  • Visualize the basic positioning of the views discussed
  • Identify x-ray machine components
  • Describe particular views that make up an x-ray series
  • Recall general anatomy that will be seen on a certain view
  • Discuss the x-ray technique of the views described

Hour 3 and 4

  • Demonstrate the basics of a radiographic shoulder series
  • Understand the positioning of the elbow joint
  • Recognize possible wrist injuries based on patient history
  • Recall positioning of hand, fingers and thumb radiographs
  • Summarize chest x-ray basics
  • Identify the views in a hip series
  • Demonstrate the positioning of the knee joint in a radiographic series
  • Understand the basics of ankle x-rays and injuries
  • Recall the positioning for x-rays of the foot and toes
  • Summarize the general anatomy of the lower extremities

Hour 5 and 6

  • Discuss safety measurements when taking x-rays
  • Review mistakes to Avoid when Taking Radiographs
  • Outline tips for Taking Optimal Radiographs
  • Discuss proper darkroom technique
  • Address safety measurements

Hour 7

  • Analyze the debate between ALARA and AHARS with respect to the allowable amount of artificial radiation
  • Express the cost vs. benefit of using CT, the imaging modality with the highest radiation risk
  • Understand the added risk of radiation consequences in children
  • Identify the different types of ionizing radiation

Hour 8

  • Examine common orthopedic hardware on plain film and what needs to be reported
  • Explain Xray findings which require Orthopedic referral and the various options
  • Determine when advanced imaging is appropriate and what modality to use
  • Discuss possible complications when finding orthopedic hardware

Hour 9

  • Develop safe touch guidelines
  • Create a set of office based interventions and patient based interventions in the development of safe practice strategies
  • Define educational interventions for safe practice strategies
  • Define the basics of the supervision for a safe practice strategy

Hour 10

  • NOTE:  This program includes a compliance manual and the forms you need to make your office HIPAA compliant
  • Discuss the history of HIPAA and its application to the Chiropractic office
  • Interpret the terminology of HIPAA i.e.: PHI, IIHI, NPP, TPO, NPI, EIN, EDI, etc.
  • Contrast covered entities vs. non-covered entities
  • Create a HIPAA compliant practice
  • Utilize appropriate Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), code sets, identifiers, security and privacy
  • Apply the Privacy Rule, Patient Consent Form, Notice of Privacy Practices, Patient Authorization, Business Associate Agreements, Appointments of Privacy Officers and Staff training
  • Provide patient their proper rights as it pertains to access of their medical information, records and your practice etc

This is a 24 hour course which contains 10 hours of online coursework and 14 hours of live Training for the Colorado Chiropractic Assistant Xray Training Program. At the end of this online course, we will provide you with the training guide for the 14 hours of live training you will perform with a Licensed Colorado Doctor of Chiropractic. When completed, we will provide access to the post test for the live training and a certificate of completion for the 14 hours of live training (no additional fee).


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