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CAA Continuing Professional Development has awarded this seminar 13 FLA credits for the TWO DAY program.

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Basic 1

THIS IS A SAMPLE PROGRAM, variations occur
Radiographic placement procedures

Times
Content
9am - 10am
Intro: Radiographic technology, alignment, and positioning.
Why x ray?
Reliability of x ray subluxation listings.
Can you get a listing without an x ray?
1030am - 12pm
Overview, History and philosophy of Upper Cervical: from Palmer to Sweat
1.30pm - 3pm
Practical radiographic positioning workshop: lateral and AP cervical, cranio-cervical, APOM
3.30pm - 5.30pm
Clinical case studies, radiographic positioning workshop

Basic 2



Radiographic analysis procedures



Times
Content
9am till 10am
Roentgenometrics: Analysis with lines and angles.
Why draw lines on x ray?
Why such a biomechanical approach to an energy-driven system?
10.30am till 12pm
Radiographic analysis for AO
1.30pm till 3pm
Practical radiographic analysis workshop, subluxation patterns
3.30pm till 5.30pm
Clinical case studies, radiographic variants and pathology, Right handed Cartesian co-ordinate system principles


Basic 3



Examination and patient placement procedures



Times
Content
9am till 10am
Leg length inequality research
10.30am till 12pm
Cervical spine anatomy & palpation
1.30pm till 3pm
Practical leg check, palpation, patient placement workshop
3.30pm till 5.30pm
Clinical case studies & risk management (informed consent)


Basic 4



Instrument adjusting, post-adjustive procedures



Times
Content
9am till 10am
Biomechanics of the upper cervical spine: Do you really know what you are dealing with?
What is the type of joint in the atlas complex?
What is the co-efficient of friction of the joint surfaces?
Why do we do rotary breaks when they do not follow anatomical logic in most cases?

1030am till 12pm
Neurology of the upper cervical spine, chiropractic theoretical science...the fun part!
1.30pm till 3pm
Practical instrument adjusting workshop...feel the adjustment work.
3.30pm till 5.30pm
Clinical cases & risk management (referral