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Radiology 205: Cervical Trauma

Online $40.00 2 Sandra Norton DC, DACBR

This course is accredited in the following states:

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This course is accredited in the following Canadian Provinces:

British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Yukon,

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Topic: Radiology 205: Cervical Trauma

Credit Hours: 2

Instructor: Sandra Norton, DC, DACBR

This course will begin with normal radiographic anatomy and review. Next you will examine imaging indications for trauma patients. The program will progress to analyze search patterns with application of lines of mensuration. You will examine fractures from the Atlas to the spinous process. Next, you will apply radiographic interpretation to whiplash associated injuries. With this program you will expand your chiropractic toolbox while earning online chiropractic continuing education credits.

Course Outline:

  • Normal radiographic anatomy/review
  •  Imaging for trauma
  •  Important search patterns and lines of you will examine fractures from the atlas to the spinous process
  •  Traumatic injuries to the atlas
  •  Fracture to the posterior arch
  •  Jefferson’s fracture
  •  Fractures to the anterior arch
  •  Torticollis/rotatory subluxation of the atlas
  •  Traumatic injuries to the axis
  •  Odontoid fractures
  •  Hangman’s fracture
  •  Teardrop fracture
  • Compression fractures
  •  Burst fractures
  •  Teardrop fractures
  •  Clay-Shoveler’s fracture
  •  Whiplash injuries

Learning Objectives:

  • Review normal radiographic anatomy
  • Examine imaging indications for trauma patients
  • Analyze radiographic search patterns
  • Apply appropriate usage of lines of mensuration
  • Integrate fracture assessment to radiographic interpretation
  • Apply radiographic interpretation to whiplash

Chiropractic Radiologist Dr. Sandra Norton is a graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College where she also completed her post-graduate Radiology training. Dr. Norton is currently a Parker University College of Chiropractic Associate Professor (Full-time), and a previous Instructor at Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Norton is an Instructor Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology and is also certified in animal chiropractic by the American Veterinarian Chiropractic Association. Dr. Norton has taught courses in Applications in Diagnostic Imaging, Fundamentals of Diagnostic Imaging (X-ray Physics and Technology) with lab, Normal Radiographic Anatomy (including normal variants) with labs, Bone Pathology I labs (topics include tumors, metabolic/endocrine, vascular, infection), Bone Pathology II (topics included trauma, arthritides, dysplasias, and metabolic disorders), Soft Tissue Pathology (Chest and Abdomen), X-ray Procedures and Positioning, Clinical floor duties and resident training sessions. Dr. Norton is passionate about teaching and nurturing the intellectual evolution of students in an evidence-based, critical thinking, academic environment. Dr. Norton strives to continue to learn all fields of radiology and make applicable to the changing environment of Chiropractic and the subluxation complex. Dr. Norton also desires to strengthen the future of chiropractic by bringing health care to those who need it in all areas of the globe and educate others about chiropractic. Dr. Norton came highly recommended to us by her current and former students and colleagues. She is well loved and admired for her gift of humor, enthusiastic teaching style and dedication to the Chiropractic profession.


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