Postgraduate Programs and Seminars - Logan University

Postgraduate Programs / Continuing Education

Logan University’s Postgraduate Department is committed to bring a wide variety of seminars that meet state requirements, while at the same time, offering interesting and applicable seminar offerings, all at an affordable price. 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.

The "Case for Chiropractic" seminar scheduled for 9/30-10/1 has been cancelled.
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  • 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 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, Dr. Zev Myerowitz presents 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. In hours 3 and 4 Dr. Zev does a detailed study of the Ren Meridian, Special Effect Points, and conditions treatable, with needling of each point. In hours 5, 6 and 7 he provides a detailed study of the Du Meridian, Special Effect Points and conditions treatable, with needling each point. In hours 8, 9 and 10 he covers Scalp Acupuncture. In hours 11 and 12 he describes and discusses the Eight Extra Vessels, Special Effects, Treatment Techniques, Needle, Electro, Ion Pumping, and Ba Gua. In hours 13, 14, and 15 Dr. Myerowitz discusses the Five Element transporting and application. He wraps up with a Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis workshop.

    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)

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

    Session Dates:

    January 27-28, 2018
    February 24-25, 2018
    March 24-25, 2018
    April 14-15, 2018

  • 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.

    Tuition:
    $405 per session regular registration
    $365 per session Early Bird Tuition (tuition must be received at least 15 days prior to session to qualify for discount)

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

    Session Dates:
    November 18-19, 2017
    December 9-10, 2017
    January 13-14, 2018
    February 10-11, 2018
    March 10-11, 2018

    Times:
    Saturday 8am – 8pm/ Sunday 7am – 3pm

  • Acupuncture - Diplomate: Multiple Dates

    Course Description:
    Coming Soon

    Tuition:
    Early Bird (Ends 15 days prior to session): $355 per session
    Regular: $395 per session
    Required Text: Foundation of Chinese Medicine by Macioca

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

    Session Dates:
    Session #2: March 4, 2017: 8am-8pm & March 5, 2017: 7am-3pm
    Session #3: April 1, 2017: 8am-8pm & April 2, 2017: 7am-3pm
    Session #4: May 6, 2017: 8am-8pm & May 7, 2017: 7am-3pm
    Session #5: June 3, 2017: 8am-8pm & June 4, 2017: 7am-3pm

  • Biomechanics of Golf: 5/19/18

    Biomechanics of Golf
    May 19, 2018
    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

  • Ischemic Compression and Neural Fascial Chiropractic Adjustments

    July 29 -30, 2017

    Instructor: Michael Fiscella, DC, DABCA, FACO

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

    Tuition:
    $230 Regular Registration
    $195 Early Bird Tuition (tuition must be received by July 14, 2017 to qualify for discount)

  • Overview of Specialized Technique: 11/11 - 11/12

    Overview of Specialized Technique –– The Purser Center Special Event Seminar
    Instructors: Mary Unger-Boyd, DC; Kelly Brinkman, DC, MCS-P; Nofa Shibley, DC, DACNB and Daryl Ridgeway, DC

    Location:The Purser Center at Logan University


    Times:
    Saturday 1:00pm – 7:00pm
    Sunday 8:00am – 2:00pm
    Tuition: Regular Registration $135/ Early Bird Tuition $110 (Tuition must be received by October 27, 2017 to qualify for discount)

    This weekend we have a special treat for any chiropractor who enjoys learning new techniques – and what chiropractor doesn't? The Purser Center Special Event Seminar presents three hours each of Sacro Occipital Technic (SOT®), Cox Flexion Distraction Technique, Thompson Technique and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)/Manual Soft Tissue Mobilization. As with all of our Purser Center Special Event Seminars, this 12-hour seminar combines continuing education for license renewal with food, fun, and prizes. And all for the low early-bird tuition of $110.00. The weekend kicks off with Dr. Mary Unger-Boyd presenting an overview of Sacro Occipital Technic (SOT®) . In this 3-hour session Dr. Unger-Boyd introduces management considerations using SOT protocols for lumbar, sacral and pelvic pain patterns. It includes evaluation and management utilizing manual adjusting techniques, pelvic blocking procedures and associated myofascial patterns to lumbar, sacral and pelvic pain syndromes, and includes a hands-on session. Dr. Unger-Boyd is a 1997 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. She is a Certified Craniopath, Sacro Occipital Resource Society International (SORSI) and a Certified Advanced (SOT®) Practitioner. Dr. Unger-Boyd teaches at Logan University and maintains a private chiropractic practice in Cedar Hill, Missouri. Following Dr. Unger-Boyd, Dr. Kelly Brinkman presents Cox Specialized Technique. In the course of three hours you'll get an overview of the Cox Flexion Distraction Technique which was pioneered by Dr. James Cox of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Topics of discussion include the effects of the adjustment, the two protocols, the research behind the technique and the application for every type of diagnosis that walks into a chiropractic office. Demonstration of the technique with hands on practice will also be provided. Kelly Brinkman, DC, MCS – P is a 1990 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. Dr. Brinkman is a Certified Cox Flexion Distraction Practitioner and teaches this technique at Logan University. Dr. Brinkman is also a Certified Insurance Consultant and Medical Compliance Specialist, Physician. She has a private practice of chiropractic in Wentzville, Missouri. On Sunday morning Dr. Nofa Shibley starts the day with an overview of Thompson Technique. Thompson Technique is a full spine high velocity low force adjusting technique utilizing a drop table and the Derifield leg check analysis. Dr. Shibley's presentation includes history of the technique, demonstrations and a hands-on practical portion. Nofa Shibley, DC, DACNB is a 1997 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. She is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board. She is certified in Thompson Technique and teaches it at Logan. Dr. Shibley has a private practice in Clayton, Missouri. The overview of specialized techniques seminar concludes with an overview of IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization)/Manual Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques presented by Dr. Daryl Ridgeway. In this 3-hour session attendees will experience an overview of hands-on application of the principles and techniques of manual soft tissue manipulation, including Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization. Demonstrations of IASTM, Myofascial Release and Positional Release will be followed by hands-on lab practice. The class is designed to provide the doctor with soft tissue techniques which can be efficiently utilized in practice as an adjunctive procedure to the chiropractic adjustment. Please dress comfortably for hands-on practice. Dr. Daryl Ridgeway is a 1997 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic and a long time faculty member at Logan where he teaches diversified technique and soft tissue techniques. He has a private practice in Wentzville, Missouri. Please join us for 12 hours of specialized technique presented by 4 expert instructors. The seminar includes two hot meals, prizes and fun at the Purser Center for the early bird tuition of only $110.00. (No other discounts apply) You really don't want to miss this one!

  • Rehabilitation Overview: 11/18 - 11/19

    Rehabilitation Overview
    Instructor: David Parish, MS, DC, CSCS, DACBSP®

    Location: Courtyard Paducah West,
    Paducah, KY

    Times: Saturday 1pm – 7pm/ Sunday 8am – 2pm
    Tuition: Regular Registration $235/ Early Bird Tuition $210 (Tuition must be received by November 3, 2017 to qualify for discount)

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

    November 4-5, 2017

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

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

    Tuition:
    $230 Regular Registration
    $195 Early Bird Tuition (tuition must be received by October 20, 2017 to qualify for discount)


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