Postgraduate Programs and Seminars - Logan University

Postgraduate Programs / Continuing Education 

Logan University’s Postgraduate Department is committed to bringing a wide variety of seminars that not only meet state requirements, but are also interesting, affordable and applicable. Continue your education with Logan!

For more information, contact the Postgraduate Department:
Phone: 800-842-3234 
Email: PostGrad@logan.edu 

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Logan University alumni receive a 10 percent discount on seminar registrations (not applicable to already discounted programs or day-of registrations). Current students must pre-register through the Alumni and Friends House and day-of registrations will not be accepted.

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Featured Events


Women's Health Symposium

Logan University's Department of Postgraduate Education is proud to host the first ever ACA Women's Council Symposium on Women's Health. Please join us on campus at the Purser Center September 28-29, 2019.

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Exhibitors, please find your registration form here

Common Extremity Injuries and Conditions in Young Athletes Seminar (Paducah, KY)

Click here to find your registration form for the Common Extremity Injuries and Conditions in Young Athletes Seminar held in Paducah, Kentucky for October 19-20, 2019. The seminar will be led by Anthony Miller, DC.

The Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Ultrasound Certification Course at Logan University

This Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Ultrasound Certification Course will provide 120 hours of training in the application of ultrasound imaging to the musculoskeletal system. This course is targeted toward clinicians, particularly those with interest in increasing their knowledge and skill in diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal conditions of the upper and lower extremities. It is comprehensive and will lead to a certification in the utilization of ultrasound to generate and interpret ultrasound images of the musculoskeletal system. Expert faculty will provide instruction and feedback in all sessions.

Click here to view more about this course and to register. 

 


  • Acupuncture - Basic: Multiple Dates

    Course Descriptions:
    The 100-Hour Acupuncture Certification course teaches history, philosophy and theories. The six session course is designed to prepare the attendee to successfully take and pass any required examinations for licensure. The sessions include the history, philosophy, theories, practical workshops, quizzes and a final examination all directed at achieving clinical and academic proficiency in the practice of acupuncture. Needles and sharps containers are available for purchase at the seminars.

    In Session #1, students are taught the history, basics and some advanced principles in preparation to begin the practice of acupuncture. An overview of the 14 main meridians, chi flow, energy clock and yin/yang, origin of acupuncture, body measurement, levels of treatment and a detailed explanation of the twelve kinds of acupuncture points and their exact functions, superficial cycle of chi flow and deep cycle of chi flow, the vital substances, identification of patterns, a detailed study of Lung Meridian Patterns and a detailed study of Large Intestine Meridian as well as an introduction to tongue diagnosis, pulse diagnosis, cupping and moxa are discussed.

    In Session #2, students will be introduced to press needles, tacks, magnets and pellets. In addition, an introduction to acupuncture for pain control, discusses acupuncture for sports injuries, five phase theory, introduction to electronic graphing and acupuncture for musculoskeletal conditions is discussed. Other topics include: stomach meridian patterns, diet, emotions, climate, Qi Deficiency, cold, Yin Deficiency and fire. In addition, a detailed study of the spleen meridian patterns and needling of each point and clean needle techniques are discussed.

    In Session #3, the following topics are discussed: Heart meridian patterns, Qi Deficiency, Yang Deficiency, Yang Collapse, blood deficiency, Yin Deficiency, Fire Blazing, phlegm, blood stagnation, combinations and needling of each point. He also presents a study of the Small Intestine Meridian, Special Effect Points and conditions treatable. In addition, the 12 divergent channels, 15 connecting channels, and root 5 and branch theory are discussed. Lastly, the following topics are discussed: Bladder meridian patterns, climate, emotions, excess sex, damp-heat, damp-cold, deficiency, combinations, kidney meridian patterns, hereditary weaknesses, chronic illness, overwork, premature aging, Qi Not Firm, failure to receive chi, loss of essence, combinations and needling.

    In Session #4, a detailed study of the pericardium meridian, special effect points and conditions treatable with needling of each point are discussed. A detailed study of San Jiao Meridian patterns, Upper, Middle and Lower Burners, with needling will also be discussed. The micro systems: Scalp, hands, face and ear and facial rejuvenation (TCM, Korean, Electro) are identified. He also describes the identification of patterns according to the five elements. Lastly, a detailed study of the gall bladder meridian patterns, diet, emotions, climate, damp-heat, deficiency and needling of each point is covered. A practice workshop on the tongue and pulse are also discussed.

    In Session #5, a detailed study of the Liver Meridian Patterns, Pathogenic Factors, Emotions, Diet, Qi Stagnation, Blood Stasis, Liver Fire, Liver Wind, Damp Heat, Cold Stagnation, Blood Deficiency, Yang Rising, Combinations, and needling of each point. Hours 3 and 4 are detailed study of the Ren Meridian, Special Effect Points, and conditions treatable, with needling of each point. Hours 5, 6 and 7 provide a detailed study of the Du Meridian, Special Effect Points and conditions treatable, with needling each point. Hours 8, 9 and 10 cover Scalp Acupuncture. Hours 11 and 12 describe and discusses the Eight Extra Vessels, Special Effects, Treatment Techniques, Needle, Electro, Ion Pumping, and Ba Gua. Hours 13, 14, and 15 explore the Five Element transporting and application. The session wraps up with a Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis workshop.

    Session #6 includes a review, a point location skills examination and a comprehensive final examination. The session begins with discussion and description of the Ghost Points and covers the Influential Points and the Huazotojiaji Points. Hours 5 through 10 are a review of the entire course material in preparation for the certification exam. The Clean Needle technique exam is administered in hours 9 through 11, followed by the point location skills examination and the comprehensive written examination in hours 12 through 16.75.

    Tuition:
    Early Bird (Ends 15 days prior to session): $295 per session
    Regular: $330 per session
    One-time Fee: $35 for required manual (purchased at Session #1)

    Instructors:  
    The course is taught by Dr. Zev Myerowitz and Dr. Lisa Holt.

    Zev J. Myerowitz, D.C., Dipl. AC (NCCAOM), Lac. is a 1978 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. He is a Diplomate of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Maine. He has had extensive advanced training in acupuncture, Taoist studies, facial rejuvenation and gynecology in TCM. He holds postgraduate teaching positions at Parker College of Chiropractic and Cleveland Chiropractic College. He is former President of the American Academy of Chiropractic Acupuncture and of the Acupuncture Society of New England. Dr. Myerowitz has received numerous chiropractic and acupuncture awards, and is the author of a number of books and articles.

    Lisa Holt, DACM, Lac NCCAOM Board Certified, Integrative Functional and Bioregulatory Medicine Specialist, Licensed Acupuncture Physician, Medical Educator Deseret Biologics. Dr. Holt is a 2017 graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California. She is also a registered nurse (RN) and holds a large number of certifications in various healing methods. She maintains a private practice at LifePoint Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Clinic in Rolla, Missouri. Dr. Holt has earned privileges at prestigious Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee as a licensed Acupuncture Physician and works alongside other healthcare practitioners to provide functional and integrative patient centered care.

    We are proud to have Dr. Holt join Dr. Zev to make our excellent 300-Hour acupuncture certification course even better.

    Session Dates:
    Saturdays: 8am - 7pm
    Sundays: 7am - 12:45pm

    Summer Program Sessions:
    June 29-30, 2019
    July 20-21, 2019
    August 17-18, 2019
    September 14-15, 2019
    October 12-13, 2019
    November 9-10, 2019

    Winter Program Sessions:
    January 18-19, 2020       
    February 22-23, 2020     
    March 21-22, 2020         
    April 4-5, 2020         
    June 13-14, 2020             
    July 11-12, 2020               

  • Acupuncture - Advanced

    Course Description:
    The Advanced Acupuncture classes delve deep into all aspects of acupuncture and can lead to Diplomate status with the American Academy of Chiropractic Acupuncture and eligibility to sit for the Diplomate examination of the American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncture.

    We want to remind you that the manual will be provided via flash drive, so please bring your laptops.  The cost of the manual is $10.  Attendees must be certified in Acupuncture in order to attend the Advanced Program.

    Tuition:
    $350 per session regular registration
    $315 per session Early Bird Tuition (tuition must be received at least 15 days prior to session to qualify for discount)

    Instructor:
    Lisa M. Holt, DACM, Lac. (NCCAOM), RN, CPC, CRP, FASA

    Session Dates:

    June 29-30, 2019

    July 20-21, 2019

    August 17-18, 2019

    September 14-15, 2019

    October 12-13, 2019

    November 9-10, 2019

    Times:
    Saturday 8am – 7pm/ Sunday 7am – 12:45pm

  • Acupuncture - Graduate Level: Multiple Dates

    This is a 6-session, 100-hour course that when combined with the Basica Cupuncture 100-hour course and the Advanced Acupuncture 100-hour course culminates in 300 hours of Acupuncture training that makes you eligible to sit the Diplomate Chiropractic Acupuncture examination of the American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncture.  The required textbook for this course is Foundations of Chinese Medicaine by Maciocia 3rd Edition.

    Tuition:
    $365 per session regular registration
    $330 per session Early Bird Tuition (tuition must be received at least 15 days prior to session to qualify for discount)

    Instructor:
    Zev Myerowtiz, DC, Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM), Lac.

    Session Dates:

    December 1-2, 2018

    February 16-17, 2019

    March 9-10, 2019

    April 13-14, 2019

    May 11-12, 2019

    June 8-9, 2019


    Times:
    Saturday 8am – 7pm/ Sunday 7am – 12:45pm

  • Biomechanics of Golf: 5/18/19

    Biomechanics of Golf
    May 18, 2019
    Instructor: Michael Murphy, DC

    One of the most popular postgraduate seminars that we offer happens every Spring. What makes this seminar so popular? Well, there are numerous reasons. Here are just a few. The seminar concentrates on biomechanics, involves 18 holes of golf, and is presented by Dr. Michael Murphy. The seminar is being held at Far Oaks Golf Club at 419 Old Collinsville Road in Caseyville, Illinois, 62232. The seminar is designed to help prevent injuries from occurring to you or your patients. The program works on flexibility, strength, and dynamic power. Players and the doctors who treat them have reported improvement in performance while at the same time decreasing their risk of injuries. Topics include a section on biomechanics, a section on treatment and rehabilitation techniques, and a training program. The seminar tuition includes the educational program, lunch, a cart, and eighteen holes of golf. If you have attended Dr. Murphy’s Biomechanics of Golf Seminar before, you already know that it’s a great way to get postgraduate education, license renewal credits, and have fun at the same time. If this is your first time attending this seminar you’re in for a treat. But please remember that attendance is limited so call soon. Dr. Michael Murphy is a 1995 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic and was a winner of both an Award of Excellence in Chiropractic Science and in Clinical Science from that institution. Dr. Murphy has a very busy practice in Chesterfield, Missouri and serves as the official team chiropractor for the St. Louis Blues Professional Hockey Team and the former St. Louis Rams Professional Football Team. He is a scratch golfer and always finds time for a round or two. Please join him for this seminar. What better way to enjoy a beautiful day in May?

    AT DOOR REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
    Time:
    Saturday 8:00am – 8:00pm
    Tuition: $330

  • Kentucky Peer Review

    Kentucky Peer Review

    March 23, 2019

    Instructor:  Lisa Hart, DC, Lac. Dipl.Ac., MCS-P

    Saturday 10am – 4pm
    Location: Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Airport, 2735 Crittenden Dr., Louisville, KY  40209

    Phone: 270-442-3600

    Tuition:
    $185- Regular Registration
    $160 - Early Bird (Tuition must be received by March 8, 2019 to qualify for discount)

    Call Logan Postgraduate Department 800-842-3234 to register.

  • 5 Highly Effective Acupuncture Treatment Patterns (The Sunderlage Protocols)

    5 Highly Effective Acupuncture Treatment Patterns (The Sunderlage Protocols)

    November 2-3, 2019

    Instructors: Gary Ditson, DC, Dipl LAc and Nicholas Gatto, DC, Dipl.Ac.

    Saturday 1pm – 7pm
    Sunday 8am – 2pm

    Tuition:
    $235 Regular Registration
    $205 Early Bird Tuition (tuition must be received by October 18, 2019 to qualify for discount)


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