FALL CELEBRATION 2020
STEPHANIE SULLIVAN , D . C ., PH . D . — 1 HOUR RESEARCH TRENDS
This course began with a foundational discussion regarding the nature and elements of autonomic nervous system assessment technologies being employed in chiropractic research . Selected research articles were reviewed and the technologies utilized in the research were demonstrated . Further , the attendees were given the opportunity to see live data being recorded , and instruction was provided on the neurophysiologic mechanisms responsible for the readings .
• Presented overview of the autonomic nervous system neuroscience literature , including applicable technology .
• Presented demonstration of heart rate variability technology .
• Discussed relevant CCR research studies and the relationship to a development-of-health perspective on research , as opposed to a condition-based model of research .
BRENT RUSSELL , D . C . — 1 HOUR RESEARCH TRENDS
This course highlighted several methods of modern biomechanics motion assessment and discussed methods used in chiropractic research at Life University .
• Presented overview and examples of kinematic assessment methods .
• Reviewed the application of clinical observation vs . objective motion assessment .
• Reviewed findings from Life University research .
SHANNON GOOD , D . C ., CACCP — 2 HOURS BASIC & CLINICAL SCIENCE
This lecture was on the clinical case management of the spinal Vertebral Subluxation Complex as applied to special populations , including the pediatric patient .
• Presented fundamentals of specific diagnostic case studies and chiropractic treatment options .
MICHAEL LONGYEAR , D . C . — 2 HOURS BASIC & CLINICAL SCIENCE
This course delved into the world of neuropsychological testing in the chiropractic office and covered how to properly understand the clinical relevance to neurophysiological delineates of spinal subluxation .
• Covered the current trends in neuropsychological testing and how to use them in the chiropractic office .
• Discussed the effects to the spine due to neurophysiological lesions in the brain .
B . J . HARMAN , D . C . — 1 HOUR PATIENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS & STRATEGIES
This course helped the practitioner enhance his / her communication skills in oneon-one and group settings . The course also gave tips on how to utilize different learning styles in order to be an effective communicator .
• Three types of communication and their characteristics .
• How to ensure that you are verbally communicating to patients clearly .
• How to ensure that you are not crossing doctorpatient boundaries .
• How to ensure that you are aware of tactile boundaries .
MELISSA BRISCOE- LAMARCHE , D . C . — 1 HOUR PATIENT COMMUNICATION
This course was intended to enable practitioners to improve patients ’ chiropractic outcomes by communicating to patients the benefits of chiropractic spinal adjustments and proper posture .
• Normal vs . abnormal posture .
• Contributions to poor posture .
• Habits , phones , TV , computers .
• Concepts to improve posture .
• Consciousness .
• Words that work / words to live by .
Here are some of the most notable results from this year ’ s event :
• In-Person : 163 doctors were on campus .
• Livestream : 620 doctors participated via the event ’ s live video feed .
•Online CE : 1,466 doctors participated via online CE courses .
We enjoy providing this program to you and hope to host you again next year . Mark your calendars for Wednesday , September 29 through Sunday , October 3 , 2021 .
Life University thanks its exhibiting organizations that made the LIFE Vision Extravaganza / Fall CElebration 2020 event so successful .
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