Radiography of the Lumbar Spine and Pelvis Lumbar Spine Anatomy & Radiography Anatomy Routine radiography Lumbar Spine Diagnostic Imaging: Improving lumbopelvic x-rays Supplementary lumbopelvic x-rays Lumbar X-Ray Quality: Supplementary lumbopelvic x-rays Quality assessment Lumbopelvic Conditions — Correlating good quality x-rays with what the doctor needs to visualize; which supplementary views[…]
Justification for X-Ray Finally! A quick 2-hour summary for doctors of how to justify x-ray and handle your “medical necessity” requirements. All you need to know about standard medical justification guidelines and additional unique chiropractic guidelines, decision making and charting, consents, and how x-ray quality factors into these decisions and[…]
Prerequisite to any of the “Update/Unknowns” courses. Only required once.
Compensating Filters and Grids Compensating Filters Why filters are needed Why digital image acquisition doesn’t solve everything What is attenuation Overview of different types of filters Concept of how to use a compensating filter Which x-rays benefit from the use of a compensating filter Three advantages of using compensating filters[…]
Collimation and Anode Heel Effect Collimation Design of the collimator How the collimator works Tricky issues with the collimator How collimation improves radiographic definition (detail) Details of just how much collimation affects safety Hints for collimating and cropping A terrific thing you can say to a patient about collimation How[…]
NOTE: This course is only available to those who were registered for the 6-hour class originally scheduled for March 21, 2020.
This course has been divided into 4 sections for more comfortable viewing. Questions are embedded in the material, and answering these questions is necessary in order to access the course completion voucher at the end of Section 4.
This year we’ll provide instruction on some special x-ray views. These views are extremely helpful for spine cases, but they may not be routinely produced in chiropractic offices. Often, this is just because of habit, and a chiropractic practice could really benefit from knowing about these added views. What are[…]