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CCJ IMAGING (TAMPA) MODULE 8

  • 16 Nov 2019
  • 9:00 AM (EST)
  • 17 Nov 2019
  • 12:00 PM (EST)
  • AC Hotel by Marriott Tampa Airport
  • 10

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  • Diplomates who are current with their Council Membership who choose to attend individual modules of the current Diplomate Program.
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Registration is for one Module only. To attend more than one Module register again for another session.
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FOR DCCJP DIPLOMATES ONLY

CCJ IMAGING      NOVEMBER 16-17, 2019


COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Matthew Richardson, DC, DABCN

Matthew.richardson@palmer.edu

(563) 508-9117

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

1.     Quality Radiography in the Busy Chiropractic Practice (2 hours)
a.     X-ray Physics
b.     Radiographic Technique and its Effects
c.     Troubleshooting Radiographs
d.     Digital Radiography

Understand the working concepts of x-ray physics to facilitate dynamic interaction of the x-ray machine and operator, ensuring ability to troubleshoot both film and digital x-ray units and ability to reliably create diagnostic quality images.

2.     Radiographic Examination of the Cervical Spine (3 hours)
a.     Normal Variants
b.     Roentgenometrics
c.     Select Pathologies on X-ray

Recognize normal, and normal variant radiographic anatomy, and accurately differentiate this from the more common and diagnostically important pathologies on conventional radiographic examinations.

3.     Advanced Imaging of the Cervical spine (2 hours)
a.     CT
b.     MRI

Understand the utility of cross sectional imaging (CT and MRI) in the diagnostic workup of chiropractic patients for both common and less well-known conditions of the head and neck.

4.     Whiplash Injury (2 hours)
a.     Whiplash Associated Disorder
b.     Ligamentous Structures of the Upper Cervical Spine

Recognize the ligamentous structures of the upper cervical spine on MRI imaging, and understand the mechanism of whiplash associated injuries and their effects on the cervical spine.

5.     Chiari Malformations (1 hour)

Describe the various types of Chiari malformations and identify relevant anatomy on upright and recumbent MR imaging studies.

6.     “Fluid Dynamics” of the Head and Neck (1 hour)
a.     CSF
b.     Arterial Complex
c.     Venous Structures and Dural Venous Sinuses

Appreciate the different contributors to the fluid dynamics of the craniocervical spine, and understand the applications and limitations of diagnostic imaging studies in investigating the interrelationships of the fluid dynamics in this region.

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