Diagnostic Imaging - Chiropractic Assistant

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

Osterhouse, 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.

Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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Xray 145 - 154
Course Group includes all Xray Courses numbered 145 thru 154

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  • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Xray 145 through Xray 154

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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.

Weiner, MD, 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

Osterhouse, 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

Martensen, 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

Martensen, DC, DACBR

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Xray 140
Chest Xray

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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

Osterhouse, 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.

Weiner, MD, 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

Martensen, 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

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

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

Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

Affolter, DC

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Xray 127
Disc herniations and degernative 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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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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

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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

Sherman, DC

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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

Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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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

Martensen, DC, DACBR

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$23.00 USD