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Kansas Chiropractic Assistant Continuing Education Requirements: 12 hours per year if you perform any radiologic technology procedures (KAR 100-73-9)
Kansas Accepts 12 hours of Online Radiologic Technology Continuing Education Courses.


Xray - Can perform Xrays. Must be trained on the proper use of equipment for the purpose of performing radiologic technology procedures.


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State of Kansas Chiropractic Assistant Education and Continuing Education Requirements

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  • Xray 108

    Pediatric and Adult Anterior Knee Pain


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    • 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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Xray 114

    Differentiating Types of Calcification and Ossification on X-Ray


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    • 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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    Xray 115

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


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    • 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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    Xray 116

    Identifying Aneurysm on X-Ray


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    • 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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    Xray 118

    Imaging of Musculoskeletal Trauma - An Overview


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    • Discuss the fundamental role of trauma in musculoskeletal disease and the various diagnostic imaging techniques used to evaluate it
    • Identify, describe, and classify fractures by both direct & indirect radiographic signs
    • Review fractures of specific etiologies based upon imaging findings
    • Evaluate fracture alignment issues, complications, and healing
    • Identify non-accidental injury of childhood, as well as normal structures that mimic fractures

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Xray 123

    Diagnostic Imaging and the Diabetic Foot


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    • Use plain film to identify imaging findings of common diabetic foot fractures
    • Discuss foot ulcers and using diagnostic imaging to rule out secondary osteomyelitis
    • Identify diagnostic imaging findings of neuropathic osteoarthropathy (Charcot foot)

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 124

    Ankylosing Spondylitis


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    • Explain the clinical presentation, physical examination findings, orthopedic tests, laboratory findings, and radiographic findings associated with ankylosing spondylitis
    • Discuss the extraskeletal manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis
    • Explain the similarities and differences between the spondyloarthropathies
    • Discuss the surgical and pharmacological management
    • Discuss treatment that promotes spine mobility including the chiropractic adjustment

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 125

    Gout: Diagnosis and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Explain the origin and pathophysiology of gout
    • Understand how to prevent and monitor gout
    • Examine gout on plain film
    • Determine the clinical presentation of gout
    • Describe the differences between the crystal arthritides on plain film

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 126

    Imaging and Conservative Management of Osteoarthritis


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    • Describe the patients that are at risk for developing osteoarthritis
    • Summarize the pathophysiology behind the disease
    • Discuss what osteoarthritis looks like on plain film and which joints are most likely affected
    • Discuss the use of advanced imaging in osteoarthritis
    • Present the research on many conservative treatment options including: physiotherapy, physical therapy/exercise, diet, and acupuncture

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 127

    Disc Herniations and Degenerative Disc Disease: Clinical Findings and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Describe the anatomy of the disc and what causes the disc herniation
    • Discuss the clinical presentation and who is at risk for a disc herniation
    • Explain the diagnostic imaging findings for the disc herniation patient
    • Evaluate the treatment options for disc herniation patients

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 128

    Analysis of 5 View Cervical X-Rays for Misalignment and Loss of Motion


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    • Demonstrate proper patient placement for taking a five view cervical series: Lateral, Flexion, Extension, AP, APOM
    • Discuss possible errors in patient placement and the effect such errors will have on the analysis of the film
    • Draw lines on the APOM to determine laterality of atlas
    • Critique the wedge line analysis and the median skull line analysis
    • Describe the listing system for the cervical vertebrae

    Robert Affolter, DC

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    Xray 129

    Vertebral Compression Fractures


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    • Assess the clinical presentation and diagnostic imaging procedure for vertebral compression fractures
    • Discuss the use of plain film, CT, MRI, and DEXA
    • Discuss treatments for vertebral compression fractures
    • Identify other causes of vertebral fractures
    • Identify other fractures besides vertebral fractures

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 130

    Extremity Fractures


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    • Summarize the current literature on fracture prevention
    • Discuss diagnostic imaging and treatment of hip fractures
    • Evaluate common lower extremity fractures, including stress fractures
    • Discuss common upper extremity fractures, including the Colle's fracture and stress fractures
    • Demonstrate knowledge of fractures in special populations, including adolescents and the developmentally disabled

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 131

    Dislocations and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Evaluate the plain film images of upper and lower extremity dislocations
    • Determine the mechanism of action and clinical presentation for upper and lower extremity dislocations
    • Summarize the treatment options for the different upper and lower extremity dislocation
    • Use assessment tools to determine treatment outcomes for extremity dislocations

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 132

    Pediatric Safety Concerns with Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the risk of MRI procedures and gadolinium contrast agents with respect to children
    • Discuss the consequences of ionizing radiation in plain film, computed tomography, nuclear medicine, and fluoroscopy
    • Demonstrate procedures to lessen the consequences of diagnostic imaging and discuss alternatives to the riskier modalities

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 133
    Diagnostic Imaging and the Fetus

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    • Determine the risks of ionizing radiation on the fetus
    • Demonstrate the usefulness and limitations of ultrasound with regards to the pregnant woman
    • Analyze the appropriate usage of magnetic resonance imaging in fetal diagnoses

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 133 - 144
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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Xray 133 through Xray 144

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    Xray 134

    Pediatric Fractures


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    • Demonstrating the differences between pediatric fractures and adult fractures
    • Looking at the red flags for reporting non-accidental trauma (child abuse)
    • Identifying fractures in children with osteopenia
    • Discussing common upper extremity and lower extremity fractures
    • Assessing proper protocol in imaging pediatric fractures, namely the use of plain film, ultrasound, MRI and CT

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 135
    Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scans)

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    • Identifying bone and joint uses for PET
    • Discussing neurological uses of PET, focusing on Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis
    • Demonstrating the oncology use of PET
    • Comparing PET with other diagnostic imaging modalities

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 136

    Tumor-Like Conditions Found on Plain Film Xray


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    • Determine the skeletal manifestations of neurofibromatosis and Paget’s disease
    • Assess the diagnostic features of someone with neurofibromatosis or Paget’s disease
    • Identify benign and malignant tumors commonly associated with neurofibromatosis and Paget’s disease
    • Discuss the pathophysiology of neurofibromatosis and Paget’s disease

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 137
    Ordering Proper Diagnostic Imaging for Common Chiropractic Conditions

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    • Order proper diagnostic imaging for the lumbar spine
    • Determine appropriate imaging for various pediatric musculoskeletal complaints
    • Use plain film imaging for extremity complaints
    • Determine what advanced imaging is appropriate for different extremity pathology

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 138

    Imaging and Imaging Features Related to Back Pain


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    • Identify common causes of back pain
    • Assess pro and con of different imaging modalities related to back pain
    • Identify imaging features that may relate to back pain
    • Develop imaging strategy for back pain

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 139

    The Imaging of Upper Cervical Spine Trauma


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    • Recognize normal bony and soft tissue anatomy of the upper cervical spine.
    • Describe the direct and indirect signs of cervical trauma.
    • Identify the more common mimics to cervical spine trauma.
    • Summarize specific traumatic conditions affecting the upper cervical spine and their imaging findings.
    • Assess which traumatic conditions of the upper cervical spine are stable, which are unstable, and how to manage each.

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 140
    Chest X-Ray

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    • Determine the diagnostic imaging findings consistent with a diagnosis of emphysema
    • Discuss the plain film findings of congestive heart failure and conservative treatment options for these patients
    • Determine the stage of sarcoidosis on plain film
    • Identify the most common mediastinal masses of the chest
    • Analyze different diagnostic imaging manifestations of pneumonia

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 141

    AP Open Mouth Projection - A Simple yet Complicated View.


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    • Point out the anatomy of the upper cervical spine and associated regional anatomy as seen on the APOM
    • Identify variants of anatomy on APOM, noting if they are clinically relevant in providing Chiropractic care
    • Differentially Diagnosis pathology noted in the region
    • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of imaging modalities for the upper cervical spine and maxillofacial region

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 142

    Differential Diagnosis of Musculoskeletal Conditions Mimicked by Sinus/Chest Conditions


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    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of patients entering the chiropractic with flu and sinusitis that may mimic musculoskeletal conditions
    • Identify radiographic features of sinusitis on standard chiropractic projections and differentially diagnose from other musculoskeletal conditions
    • Identify radiographic features of flu on standard chiropractic projections  and differentially diagnose from other musculoskeletal conditions
    • Examine basic treatment options within chiropractic scope of practice and when to refer

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 143

    Radiation Protection


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    • 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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 144

    Imaging of Lower Cervical Spine Trauma


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    • Assess cervical radiographs to identify the radiographic signs of lower cervical spine trauma, recognizing which views are most diagnostic.
    • Recognize, differentiate, and classify cervical hyperflexion and hyperextension injuries with respect to spinal stability.
    • Identify and describe the imaging findings of neural arch trauma in the lower cervical spine.
    • Discuss and categorize the complications of lower cervical spine trauma.
    • Summarize the gravity as well as the evolving imaging and management protocols of penetrating neck injury.

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 145

    Abdominal Calcifications on Plain Film


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    • Identify plain film features of abdominal pathology that may present in the Chiropractic office, with an emphasis on calcifications
    • Differentiate cystic from solid mass lesions
    • Classify vascular calcifications
    • Recognize when calcifications need immediate medical referral

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 146

    The Imaging of Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma


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    • Summarize the radiographic findings of simple compression fractures and discuss how spinal biomechanics predispose to their occurrence.
    • Describe the radiographic signs and sequelae of burst fractures and differentiate them from simple compression fractures.
    • Identify the imaging findings of Chance type fractures and discuss their most common complications.
    • Recognize the common radiographic manifestations of posterior arch trauma.
    • Categorize the different types of intervertebral disc lesions and summarize their imaging findings.

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 147

    Imaging Sports Injuries


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    • Identify imaging modalities used in sports and musculoskeletal imaging
    • List indications for advanced imaging in the athlete
    • Explain why imaging of the weekend “athlete” could save your practice
    • Integrate imaging into treatment plans
    • Assess progress of care with imaging

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 150
    Common Surgical Hardware Seen on Plain Film Radiographs

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    • 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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 151

    Geriatric Conditions Seen on Plain Film - Part 1


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    • Discuss congestive heart failure: diagnosis, imaging, and treatment
    • Understand the imaging and treatment of multiple myeloma
    • Understand the nature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, specifically emphysema
    • Evaluate the use of DXA in the diagnosis of osteoporosis
    • Determining appropriate care for patients with osteoarthritis

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 152
    Geriatric Conditions Seen on Plain Film - Part 2

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    • Determining common geriatric conditions that need special consideration in a patient assessment
    • Identifying diabetic foot complications, specifically Charcot's foot
    • Analyzing bone metastasis in the elderly, specifically carcinomas
    • Understanding thoracic and abdominal aorta aneurysms and aorta dissections
    • Explaining pneumonia, specifically community acquired pneumonia, from a clinical perspective

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 153
    Geriatric Conditions Seen on Plain Film - Part 3

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    • Determining the risk factors, diagnostic imaging and pathophysiology of atherosclerosis
    • Assessing patient risk for developing hip fractures
    • Understanding prevention and diagnosis of lung cancer
    • Identifying normal anatomy of the disc and what goes wrong in degenerative disc disease
    • Reviewing common orthopedic hardware found in elderly patients

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 154

    Cancer Metastasizing to Bone


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    • Explaining in layman’s terms the basics of cancer
    • Determining prognosis when skeletal metastasis is found on plain film
    • Identifying osteolytic versus osteoblastic metastasis on plain film and specifying what advanced imaging is appropriate based on the cancer’s radiographic appearance
    • Exploring current literature on emerging treatment options
    • Discussing pathophysiology of bone metastasis

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 154 - 158
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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Xray 154 to Anatomy 158

    Course Group includes all Xray Courses numbered 154 thru 158

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    Xray 155

    Conditions of the Middle Aged Adult


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    • Describing common conditions affecting the middle aged adult, including the following: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, disc herniations, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and abdominal aortic aneurysms
    • Observing diagnostic imaging related to each of the above conditions and determining the best imaging modality to use for the various conditions
    • Determining appropriate prevention and ancillary treatments for the discussed conditions

    Hour 2

    • Analyzing obesity through assessment and intervention
    • Discussing breast cancer diagnostic imaging and disease management
    • Diagnosing and treating congestive heart failure
    • Evaluating diagnosis and treatment options for the osteoporosis patient

     


    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 156

    Pediatric Bone Scintigraphy - Common Indications


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    • Outline the utility of bone scintigraphy in the pediatric population
    • Summarize basic bone physiology & radiopharmaceutical dosing
    • Discuss image acquisition and analyze scans for signs of pathology
    • Identify common clinical indications for pediatric bone scintigraphy
    • Recognize the various imaging phases of bone scintigraphy and their clinical utility

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Xray 157

    Spondylolisthesis and Transitional Segments


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    • Review the pathophysiology of spondylolisthesis
    • Evaluate the two classifications of spondylolisthesis
    • Classify transitional segments
    • Determine necessity and efficacy of imaging of spondylolisthesis and transitional segments

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Xray 158

    Ostepenia in Chiropractic Patients and its Relevance


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    • Differential diagnosis osteopenia and its relevance towards Chiropractic practice
    • Identify imaging features of osteopenia
    • Recognize ominous features of osteopenia
    • Select appropriate chiropractic treatments for the osteoporotic patient

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Xray 159

    Diagnostic Imaging of Breast Cancer and CAM


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    • Identify the risk factors for breast cancer – preventable and non-preventable.
    • Determine appropriate diagnostic imaging for screening and breast cancer assessment.
    • Investigate different CAM approaches to breast cancer prevention and symptom management.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 160
    Fractures with Surgical Repair

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    • In plain film radiographs, identify the orthopedic hardware used to treat femur, humerus, tibia, and radius fractures.
    • Discuss special situations for fracture repair, such as osteoporosis, metastasis, pediatrics, and obesity.
    • Review various fracture risk assessment tools that can be used in clinical practice.
    • Evaluate when various hardware such as screws, nails, and plates are utilized.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 161
    Conditions Affecting the Vertebrae Seen on Plain Film Radiographs

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    • Identifying vertebral characteristic features on plain film for the following diagnoses: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Neurofibromatosis-1, Multiple myeloma, Paget's disease of bone, and vertebral compression fractures.
    • Determining what advanced imaging might be warranted for each of the vertebral conditions.
    • Describing general features of each condition such as incidence, clinical presentation and treatment options.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 162

    Spine Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the incidence and the characteristics of different spine pathology.
    • Demonstrate, with plain film radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging, characteristics of central nervous system tumors and metastasis, syringomyelia, disc herniation, and trauma.
    • Identify clinical features and treatment for various spine pathologies.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 163

    Inflammatory Arthritis


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    • Understand the general features of the inflammatory arthritides
    • Discuss the clinical presentation, radiographic features, and chiropractic treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Discuss the clinical presentation, radiographic features, and chiropractic treatments for Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Compare the two most common inflammatory arthritides – Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis – to the other diseases in this category
    • Compare the inflammatory arthritides to the most common arthritide – osteoarthritis

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 164
    Differentiating Common Arthritides

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    • Differentiate Rheumatoid Arthritis from Ankylosing Spondylitis, the two most common inflammatory arthritides.
    • Differentiate Rheumatoid Arthritis from Erosive Osteoarthritis, both hand arthritides.
    • Differentiate Degenerative from Inflammatory arthritis.
    • Differentiate Osteoarthritis from Gout, the most common arthritide and the most common metabolic arthritide respectively.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 165

    Problem Solving Approach to Arthritis


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    • Learn a systematic approach to feature identification of arthritis
    • Identify radiographic features of arthritis
    • Develop a differential diagnosis of arthritis
    • Apply knowledge to classify unknown cases

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 166

    Metal in the Patient, Safety and Usage of Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the safety of surgical clips with magnetic resonance imaging
    • Examine the safety and usage of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for patients with embedded bullets or shrapnel
    • Assess the major types of hip arthroplasty and the usefulness of computed tomography and plain film x-ray
    • Utilize different diagnostic imaging modalities for analysis of spinal fusion
    • Identify external fixators on plain film and advanced imaging

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 167
    Fractures Through the Ages

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    • Assess the signs of non-accidental trauma in infants.
    • Identify the unique childhood fracture known as the greenstick fracture.
    • Evaluate a young adult for potential cervical spine fracture after trauma.
    • Determine the work-up of a middle-aged patient with a Colles’ fracture.
    • Examine the osteoporosis vertebral compression fracture, and consider diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 168
    Case Reviews of Common Shoulder Pathologies Seen in Practice

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    • Discuss the anatomy of the shoulder region
    • Correlate imaging findings with physical findings
    • Determine necessity and efficacy of imaging for shoulder pathologies
    • Apply simple and effective treatments for shoulder pathologies

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 170
    How To Get Great X-rays in Your Office

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    • Define QC and QA
    • List parameters necessary for great x-rays
    • Identify tests the doctor can do tomorrow
    • Describe the QC darkroom procedures
    • How to comply with state and federal regulations

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray CA01

    The Basics of X-Ray Technology, Terminology and Spinal X-Ray Positioning


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    • 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

    Lynne Kirkutis, DC

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    Xray CA02

    X-Ray Positioning: Upper Extremities, Chest, Lower Extremities


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    • 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

    Lynne Kirkutis, DC

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    Xray CA03

    Radiographic Procedures, Safety, Mistakes to Avoid and Tips for Optimal X-Rays


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    • 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

    Lynne Kirkutis, DC

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