Continuing Education 

The 411 of AAA

Dr. Tracey Littrell this one-hour course on abdominal aortic aneurysms in the chiropractic patient. In this course Dr. Littrell will discuss types, prevalence, and risk factors as well as explain signs and symptoms, imaging, treatment, and contraindications.




Learning Outcomes and Assessment
  • Anatomy of the aorta
  • Review of abdominal aortic aneurysm shapes
    • Saccular
    • Fusiform
  • QUIZ



Learning Outcomes and Assessment
  • Aortic Diameter Influences
  • Classification and Outcomes of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
  • Prevalence
  • Risk factors
  • QUIZ



Learning Outcomes and Assessment
  • Signs and symptoms
    • Patient presentation
    • Pictorial presentation
  • QUIZ



Learning Outcomes and Assessment
  • Surveillance
  • Imaging
    • Ultrasound
    • Arteriography
    • Angiography
    • Computed tomography
  • QUIZ



Learning Assessment and Outcomes
  • Surgical Intervention/Treatment
    • Guidelines
  • Chiropractic considerations
    • Contraindications
    • Review of literature 
  • QUIZ




Tracey Littrell, D.C., DACBR, DACO

CE Hours



  • Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz.  You must view the video prior to taking the quiz. 
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  • DISCLAIMER: While Palmer College of Chiropractic endeavors to bring diverse topics and viewpoints for continuing education options for Doctors of Chiropractic, the opinions of presenters do not necessarily represent the views of Palmer College.