The Endocannabinod System for Chiropractors & Health Professionals: Understanding and Supporting the ECS for Optimal Health (Karpfinger, Jan 25, 2020)

Hayward, CA US
January 25, 2020

Overview

Dr. Eileen Karpfinger is the go-to doctor when it comes to understanding the endocannabinoid system and your patients' health.  She is a sought-after speaker on the topic, with a regular podcasts on living a healthy life including and beyond hemp.

Endocannabinoid SystemIn this seminar Dr. Eileen will present anatomy and scientific research of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and how to nourish and detox that system using non-psychoactive phytocannabinoids that are legal and safe.  Chocolate, turmeric, echinacea, dark leafy greens, and hemp are healthy phytocannabinoids that help this system help us.  The chiropractor can now further assist their patients with supplements that fundamentally affect their well-being. This course explains how to do this within the bounds of the law, while following vitalistic Chiropractic principles of non-harm and holistic health. 

Join us for a deep dive into this timely topic so you can guide your patients with confidence.

Schedule

Saturday, January 25, 8:00am - 2:00pm
Ethics hours are 12:00 - 2:00pm

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AK Chiropractic Board
    Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Ethics
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
  • 4.00 CA Chiro Board, Category B
    CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
  • 6.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 6.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 6.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 6.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 6.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 MS Chiropractic Board
    Mississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 6.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 6.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 6.00 SC Chiropractic Board
    South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 6.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 6.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 6.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 PACE
    FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education
Course opens: 
01/01/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2099
Event starts: 
01/25/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
01/25/2020 - 2:00pm
Base cost:
$129.00

Hour 1

Nutrition

What is the endocannabinoid system (ECS)?  Who discovered it?  What does it do?
Anatomy and biology of the ECS
What systems of the body are affected by an active ECS?
What are the implications of Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome?

Hour 2

Nutrition

Neurological impact of the ECS in Scientific Studies
Traumatic Brain Injury
Neuroinflammatory indicators and how the ECS supports

Hour 3

Nutrition

Immunology, epigenetics and the ECS.  How has the ECS helped with immune function and epigenetics?  
The vagus nerve and the ECS: The biology of wellbeing
How to activate the ECS naturally through breathing, movement, and sleep 

Hour 4

Nutrition

Gastrointestinal health and the ECS
Cardiovascular health and the ECS
Exercise recovery and sports enhancement and the ECS

Hour 5

Ethics & Law

ECS and Hemp

California state law and 2018 Federal Farm Bill Act
What is the difference between hemp and marijuana?
What a chiropractor can and cannot share in their practice

Hour 6

Ethics & Law

ECS & Hemp

Historical use of hemp in the US 
Hemp is considered a supplement by the FDA
No treating, curing, diagnosing, preventing of disease or condition
Who can take hemp as a supplement?  And how?
How to choose an effective and healthy product for your patients 
Why we use broad spectrum hemp and not just CBD
What are terpenes and how are they also important in your hemp supplement?

Life Chiropractic College West
25001 Industrial Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
United States
+1 (510) 780-4508

Park by Student Entrance on Clawiter Road side of building, then look for signage directing you to the check-in area. 

See Campus Map for details. 

Eileen Karpfinger, DCEILEEN KARPFINGER, DC

Chiropractor and Functional Medicine Doctor in Oakland, California. Dr. Karpfinger has been working with her husband Dr. Aaron Rosselle, DC at iCOR for over 17 years where they focus on holistic solutions to balancing the body. When vaccine mandate law was introduced in the state of California, Dr. Karpfinger was on the front lines opposing this law, knowing the impact it would have on babies and children and their families. Dr Karpfinger has used nutrition, herbal and mycological adaptigens, probiotics, and chiropractic to help babies, children, and adults in all facets of health regain their vitality. Heavy Metal detoxing, Microbiome protection and recultivation, Myofacial restructuring, and Chiropractic.

Dr. Eileen Karpfinger has been helping people live healthier lives since 1992, as a Nutritional and Cleansing Coach. Active throughout her childhood and teen years in running and bike racing, she developed an interest in endurance sports as a Junior in High School. She has, to date, completed 23 marathons, 2 triathlons, and 1 endurance run of 40 miles. Following her graduation from College with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology, Dr. Eileen traveled the world for nearly 2 years solo. On that adventure she heard the calling to become a Doctor. Deciding that her life should be spent helping more people on a grander scale, she embarked on a journey that would lead her to Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward where she earned a Doctorate in Chiropractic, graduating with honors. Dr. Eileen has been in private practice since 1999, helping families achieve their wellness goals while raising healthy, un-­medicated children. She continues to mentor families and provides nutrition and parenting workshops in all parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. Extensive postgraduate training has earned her advanced certification in Network Spinal Analysis and Webster In‐Utero Constraint Technique. Her clinical practice focuses on optimizing health and wellness through holistic integrative health care from a vitalistic (the body's inborn ability to self-heal) perspective. Her practice has focused her expertise on a wide range of health concerns with an emphasis on family, pregnancy and pediatric care. She is co-­founder and co-­director of Upaya Center for Wellbeing and iCOR (Integrative Chiropractic & Orthopedic Rehabilitation), located in Oakland, California, an outgrowth of her vision to build a healing centered community delivering true, collaborative health and wellness care.

For more information, see http://doctorei.com/.

See below for a list of credits available for this seminar. 

Life Chiropractic College West is accredited by the CCE and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

NOTE to DCs licensed in: CO, CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IA, MD, MA, MI, MS, MT, NE, NJ, OH, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VA, WA, WY, BC, NB, ON, QC.  These states generally accept programs sponsored by a college that is accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE).  These states and provincial boards do not require an application from CCE colleges. While it is higly likely that credits will be accepted, Life Chiropractic College West cannot guarantee that any session of this offering will be accepted by these licensing board(s). Life West urges licensees to familiarize themselves with the laws governing continuing education in the jurisdictions where they hold licensure.

Available Credit Hours

  • 6.00 AK Chiropractic Board
    Alaska Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Ethics
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
  • 4.00 CA Chiro Board, Category B
    CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Cat B
  • 6.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 6.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 6.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 6.00 IN Chiropractic Board
    Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 6.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 MS Chiropractic Board
    Mississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 6.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 OH Chiropractic Board
    Ohio Chiropractic Board
  • 6.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 6.00 SC Chiropractic Board
    South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 6.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 6.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 6.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 6.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 6.00 PACE
    FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2099

Price

Base cost:
$129.00
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Refunds for program registration are granted if requested in writing no later than one business day before program begins. If registrants cancel within one week of program start date, a $50 processing fee will be deducted from refunds.

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