From Feb. 7-9, Parker College of Chiropractic hosted the latest Parker Seminars at the Las Vegas Hilton. The theme of this year's event, "Shape Your Future, Inspire the World," was reflected in the continuing education programs and sessions, which covered a wide range of topics including practice success, chiropractic philosophy and clinical/practice procedures.Overall, attendees had the opportunity to earn up to 17 continuing education credits, subject to state board approval.
Featured speakers during the three-day event included Parker President Fabrizio Mancini, DC; Claudia Anrig, DC; Carl Cleveland III, DC, and Gerry Clum, DC; Michael Dobbins; DC, Jeff Spencer, DC; Mark Charrette, DC; and Judy Siebert, CA, among others. For a complete list of speakers and presentations, visit www.parkercc.edu.
More than 200 companies filled the expo hall, presenting products such as adjusting tables, X-ray equipment, patient-education products and nutritional supplements. Among the companies offering products and services were Foot Levelers, Standard Process, Performance Health, Activator Methods, Axiom, Platinum System, Seagate and Greens First. Other vendors included Second Generation Creative Solutions, Housecall LLC, Chiro Touch, Medi-Dyne Healthcare Products, Tanita Corp., Quick Stop Solutions, Queue Marking on Demand, and TBI Inc. The Parker Web site lists all of the exhibitors who attended this year's event.
Note: The Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER) honored Dr. Manicini during the seminar, awarding him the foundation's first Visionary Award. "Dr. Mancini has been a great friend to FCER, not only as a member of the Board of Trustees, but as a President's Council Member for the past seven years," commented FCER President Charles R. Herring, DC. "His commitment to FCER has helped make this a stronger organization as it moves into new directions and initiatives."
Added Reed Phillips, DC, PhD, FCER Research Committee chairperson: "Dr. Mancini is truly setting a high standard for students. He has seen the importance of research and also has made major investments of time and energy in helping with the development of additional institutions for chiropractic education worldwide."