October 17, 2012 — Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU), a leading post-graduate college for chiropractic, acupuncture, and oriental medicine, welcomes health professionals from across the SoCal region and beyond for its 2012 Extravaganza, the school-sponsored conference for active practitioners to complete annual CEUs, attend informative sessions from a range of dynamic speakers in the chiropractic and acupuncture/oriental medicine fields, and enjoy a variety of festive social events.
The SCU Extravaganza takes place Oct. 19–21 at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort. Complete details on the Extravaganza, as well as registration and hotel information, is available at scuhs.edu/extravaganza. A complete schedule of seminars is available at media.scuhs.edu/news_files/program_register_now.pdf.
Sessions focusing on many crucial aspects and changes in treatment techniques will be held throughout the weekend for acupuncturists, chiropractors, and qualified medical examiners. Doctor of chiropractic and clinical acupuncturist attendees may select from at total of 39 hours of offered course-time to mix and match up to 21 hours of state board-approved CEUs. There are also additional sessions to be held focusing on radiology, techniques, and ethics, as well as re-certification for qualified medical examiners.
Conference sessions will be led by a team of educators and professional practitioners from across multiple disciplines and begin Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. For chiropractors, notable courses include the Treatment, Diagnosis and Management of Concussions, a Functional Approach to Treatment, Rehabilitation & Training, Advanced Extremity & Spinal Manipulation, Chiropractic, Kinesio Tape and Yoga, The Way to Practice, as well as sessions on Record Keeping & Report Writing and one on Balancing The Brain. For Acupuncturists, notable courses include The Past, Nowadays & Future of the Traditional Chinese Medicine, The Practical Acupuncture of Traditional Chinese Medicine, The Art of Pulse Diagnosis, and a seminar on the Treatment of Menopause.
Qualified Medical Examiners will also be able to receive comprehensive recertification through a variety of courses that will run throughout Extravaganza.
The SCU Alumni Association Board of Directors will host a reunion on Oct. 19 at the Sheraton Park Hotel starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza Ballrooms A, B, and C. All Extravaganza attendees are invited to enjoy live music, food and other festivities.
Southern California University of Health Sciences President Dr. John Scaringe also invites alumni and attendees to attend the special Presidential Reception to honor, recognize, and celebrate friends of the university. This event will be held Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Tiffany Terrace. Join SCU in “honoring the past, shaping the future and celebrating over 100 years of excellence in healthcare education.” A percentage of the proceeds from the Presidential Reception will directly benefit students through the Presidential Scholarship Fund.
Major sponsors and partners for the 2012 Extravaganza include Standard Process, Blaine Labs, California Professional Insurance Services, The National Chiropractic Council, the American Acupuncture Council, Emerson Ecologics, and Intelliskin.
“We’re very excited to announce the 2012 SCU Extravaganza and invite health professions for a comprehensive weekend of informative courses from leading practitioners,” says Southern California University of Health Sciences President Dr. John Scaringe. “As important advances in diagnosis and treatment continue to evolve, the SCU Extravaganza has become a valuable resource for attendees to stay abreast of the latest changes in our respective fields. We’re also very pleased to partner with a variety of leading health companies and industry organizations for this year’s event. Extravaganza is a wonderful occasion to celebrate the University, its alumni and faculty, and the institution’s commitment to preparing its alumni and student body to become the next generation of evidenced based, outcome-focused, integrated healthcare practitioners.”
Source: Southern California University of Health Sciences, scuhs.edu