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 one- on-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 doctor- patient 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. 56 Alumni.LIFE.edu | 2020 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.