By Michael Dorausch, D.C. More good news in the world of Rugby and Chiropractic, as Life Chiropractic College West women’s…
Life Chiropractic College West hosted the first World Congress of Chiropractic Students (WCCS) regional event which ran over the course of four days. Chiropractic students from 13 schools in four countries and two continents congregated at this special conference in Hayward, California. The event was recognized as a “Game-changer” for many of the attendees and prestigious guests. Some of the high-profile guests include Dr. Arno Burnier of MCQI, Research Director of NZCC, Dr. Heidi Haavik, President of Life West, Dr. Brian Kelly, Drs. Gerry Clum, Keith Overland, Joel Alcantara, Mike Flynn, Liam Schubel, and co-author of E-Myth Chiropractor, Frank Sovinsky along with several other renowned presenters.
It has come to my attention that yet another small group of individuals in our profession is hard at work spreading misinformation amongst their colleagues, this time in regards to CCGPP’s formulation of acute and chronic care guidelines and treatment algorithms. Since these previously published guidelines were developed for the sole reason of successfully helping the profession and its individual doctors, I would like to explain how these guidelines and subsequent algorithms came about.
Dynamic Essentials comes to Sarasota Florida on April 26. April temperatures average in the mid 80s for the coastal Florida city and it’s a great location for a chiropractic event. Chiropractors can fly into St. Petersburg Clearwater International Airport and Tampa International Airport (TPA). For those wanting a road trip, Sarasota is about a 530 mile drive from Marietta Georgia. The following is from an e-mail I received regarding the upcoming Dynamic Essentials event.
The Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) notified Sherman College of Chiropractic on January 24, 2012, that it has reaffirmed accreditation of the doctor of chiropractic degree program through 2019.
A festive celebration marked the official grand opening of the Standard Process Student Activity Center located on Parker College of Chiropractic’s campus. Standard Process Inc.®, a nutritional food supplement manufacturer, bestowed a generous one million dollar donation to Parker College to help advance the college’s academic potential and to further the education of future doctors of chiropractic. Part of the donation was used to support renovations and the naming of a new state-of-the-art student activity center which is stocked with the latest workout and weight training equipment that will be used by students, faculty, and staff.
Happy Anniversary COCSA! was the historical celebration that rang out in St. Pete Beach Florida November 12-14th at the Trade Winds Hotel. The meeting celebrated COCSA and their 40 years of service to the State Associations and the Chiropractic Profession. Executive Directors from 48 state associations, National key opinion leaders, and Doctors of Chiropractic from throughout the states came together for top-notch educational presentations, dynamic speakers, organizational business, political and legislative updates, networking opportunities, increased camaraderie and fun.
Parker Seminars partnered with several of the chiropractic industry leaders to present Parker College of Chiropractic students with 10 scholarships totaling 37,250 dollars during the Dallas Parker Seminar. Scholarship recipients were chosen by the Parker College of Chiropractic scholarship committee. Students who applied for the scholarships were required to write an essay about what they have learned from speakers during Parker Seminars and Parker College assemblies.
Parker College recently provided feedback and took an official position on the proposed revision of the CCE standards. The college found the process constructive and insightful. Parker thoroughly and carefully read the standards and found some revisions that they feel will be beneficial to the profession and some areas of concern that they felt needed further clarity.
Parker Seminars played host to more than 1,500 chiropractors, chiropractic assistants, massage therapists, and chiropractic students from all over the world. The seminar included Parker traditions along with many new events, speakers, and topics where attendees discovered, shared, and celebrated the profession.