Diagnostic Imaging - Chiropractic Student

Xray 116

Identifying Aneurysm on X-Ray


1.0

  • Alert your clinical consciousness to prevent complacency
  • Explain ways to identify the most common aneurysms clinically and on x-ray in the abdominal aorta, thoracic aorta, and splenic artery
  • Differentiate aneurysm from dissection and pseudoaneurysm

Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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$22.00 USD

Xray 115

A Systematic Approach to Interpreting Plain Film Radiographs of the Spine/Pelvis


2.0

  • Recognize and identify important key factors for interpreting plain film x-rays of the spine and pelvis
  • Recognize important medical/legal issues regarding interpreting plain films of the spine and pelvis and be able to apply appropriate radiographic documentation requirements when charting x-ray findings in the medical record
  • Identify, analyze and interpret normal and abnormal anatomical osseous structures, common congenital and acquired pathologies, common normal radiographic variants and soft tissue calcifications/structures of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar, lumbosacral spine and pelvis

Paul Sherman, DC

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$44.00 USD

Xray 114

Differentiating Types of Calcification and Ossification on X-Ray


1.0

  • Differentiate ossification from calcification
  • Identify the categories of ossification
  • Differentiate myositis ossificans progressiva from myositis ossificans traumatica
  • Discuss imaging utilization with regards to ossification
  • Review common and uncommon entities predisposed to ossification or calcification

Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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$22.00 USD

Xray 113

Ligamentous and Osteochondral Injuries of the Knee


1.0

  • Identify and classify injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament
  • Diagnose and develop treatment for injuries to the posterior cruciate ligament
  • Diagnose and develop treatment for injuries to the medial collateral ligament
  • Diagnose and develop treatment for injuries to the lateral collateral ligament
  • Describe and classify ostochondritis dissecans of the knee

Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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$23.00 USD

Xray 112

What is MRI with Indications and Contraindications for Use


1.0

  • Outline the physical basis of magnetic resonance imaging
  • Identify patients that are candidates for an MRI
  • Recognize categories of pathology in the spine that are imaged well with MRI
  • Recognize cases that require contrast
  • List contraindications for an MRI

Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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$22.00 USD

Xray 110
An Interactive, In-Depth Look at Anatomy of the Knee

1.0

  • Identify the general anatomy of the knee joint
  • Develop an intimate knowledge of the anatomy of the menisci and ligaments of the knee using gross dissection and cross-sectional imaging
  • Understand the functional anatomy of the menisci of the knee and define the type and grade of meniscal tears
  • Establish the conditions discoid lateral meniscus and meniscal cyst and understand the spectrum of treatment available
  • Identify what type treatment is available for meniscal injuries and when it would be prudent to reevaluate a post-op patient with new knee pain

Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

Interactive Dissection
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$23.00 USD

Xray 108

Pediatric and Adult Anterior Knee Pain


1.0

  • Identify anatomical structures of the knee involved with anterior knee pain
  • Diagnose fat pad and bursitis syndromes
  • Establish pathologies of the patellar tendon in adults and children
  • Differentiate different causes of patellofemoral pain
  • Match clinical syndromes of knee pain with radiological appearances

Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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$23.00 USD

Xray 107

LBP Origins and How Different Spine Conditions Could Affect Chiropractic Treatment


1.0

  • Discuss a common origin of lumbar disc pain
  • Describe the orientation of lumbar facet joints
  • Identify the effect of lordosis on the position of the nucleus pulposis
  • Establish how injuries of the annulus fibrosus can cause nerve root changes
  • Identify the dynamic stenosis of the lumbar spine

Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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$21.00 USD

Xray 103

Overview of Bone Scans, Rib Fractures, Cervical Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Synovial Cysts and Osteoid Osteoma


1.0

  • Review the basics of bone scans
  • Identify the potential of rib stress fractures in golfers
  • Discuss how cervical spine stenosis affects football players
  • Diagnose lumbar synovial cysts
  • Establish diagnostics of osteoid osteoma

Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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$20.00 USD

Xray 102
Review of US, CT, Diskography and Myelography, Osteonecrosis, Skeletal Variants - Cervical

1.0

  • Review ultrasound and plain film Xray studies
  • Describe the basics of diskography, myelography and CT scans
  • Identify osteonecrosis as a possible diagnosis in non-responsive hip therapy
  • Distinguish congenital and normal skeletal variants of the cervical spine

Gary Italia, DC, PhD

Interactive Dissection
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$21.00 USD

Xray 101

Radiology Report Writing, Variants of the Thoracic Spine, Lumbar Spine, Piriformis Syndrome and MRI


1.0

  • Construct appropriate radiology reports
  • Review general imaging techniques
  • Discuss the basics of MRI imaging techniques
  • Describe congenital anomalies and normal skeletal variants of the thoracic and lumbar spines
  • Identify how MRI can document Piriformis syndromes

Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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$21.00 USD

MRI 101

Basic Principles of MRI Imaging as it Relates to the Lumbar Spine


2.0

  • Define the basic principles of MRI imaging as it relates to the musculoskeletal system.
  • Summarize current criteria utilized to identify Lumbar pathology and the appropriate lexicon utilized in neuroradiology to assist the Doctor of Chiropractic in interpreting studies ordered.
  • Identify normal anatomy of the lumbar spine on MRI images.
  • Differentiate gross pathology associated with the most common MRI presentations associated with general Chiropractic practice.
  • Assess the necessity of MRI imaging for lumbar pathology, with an understanding of the pathophysiology of the degenerative process associated with lumbar spine aging

Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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$42.00 USD