Why should I attend?
Join us for one of these 48-Hour
Nutritional programs (four 12 hour sessions in each
program) that meets the new Wisconsin Chiropractic Examining
Board's requirements allowing chiropractors to provide
nutritional counseling. Once you have completed this
48-hour program of study in nutrition and paid a one-time
certification fee of $25 you will be eligible to provide
guidance and counseling to your patients regarding the
health effects of supplements, vitamins and herbs. Click
here to read more about the modules.
Explore everything from the fundamentals
of nutritional medicine to the newest data on lifestyle
and disease to advanced protocols regarding specific
disease prevention and non-drug treatment options. Learn
from Drs. Rakowski and Seaman, two of the nation's top
nutritional experts. To register call 952-885-5446
for the on campus program and 715-848-2526 for the Wausau
Important note: As per the
Wisconsin Board of Chiropractic Examiners, "[the
48-hour Nutrition] programs offered by Northwestern
and the WCA are not interchangable despite
the fact that the lecturers and outlines are the same.
The rule states that the 48 hour programs described
in the rules must be offered by a single sponsor."
This means you must attend all four session from one
of our program (either on campus on in Wausau, WI).
Please contact the board directly if you have any concerns.
DC, CCN, DABCN, DIBAK is a is a chiropractor,
clinical nutritionist, kinesiologist,
certified biological terrain instructor, AFMCP graduate,
and the Clinic Director of the Natural Medicine Center
in Houston, Texas. In addition to running a busy practice,
Dr. Rakowski has lectured nationally and internationally
to health professionals on various health topics for
over 13 years, and has appeared on numerous television
and radio programs as an expert in natural medicine.
His patient base includes elite professional athletes,
critically ill patients, and patients looking to get
the most out of life.
|On Campus with
Robert Rakowski, DC, CCN, DABCN, DIBAK
Click icon or call 952-885-5446
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12 per Session
48 Full Program
$229 per session
Module 1: July 28-29, 2007
Module 2: Aug 11-12, 2007
Module 3: Sept 22-23, 2007
Module 4: Nov 3-4, 2007 (New
date - was Oct 20-21, 2007)
Each session meets Sat, 1pm-7pm and Sun 8am-2pm
(exam immediately follows - snacks provided each
David Seaman, DC, DABCN,
DACBN received his bachelor's degree in biology
from Rutgers University, then attended New York Chiropractic
College, graduating in 1986. He earned his master's
degree in nutrition from the University of Bridgeport
in 1991 and completed his postdoctoral studies in neurology
at Logan Collge of Chiropractic the next year. A popular
and prolific author of nutrition, chiropractic and neurology
articles, Dr. Seaman is author of the text Clinical
Nutrition for Pain, Inflammation and Tissue Healing.
WI with David Seaman, DC
register call Allied Health at 715-848-2526
100 - 77th Ave
12 per session
48 Full Program
1: Aug 4-5, 2007 (New date - was Jun
30-July 1, 2007)
Module 2: Aug 25-26, 2007
Module 3: Sept 29-30, 2007
Module 4: Oct 20-21, 2007
Each session meets Sat, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. and
Sun 8:30 a.m. - Noon (exam immediately follows
- snacks provided each day)
Program Description: Each
48-hour program is divided into these four 12-hour modules.
Nutrition counseling and initial screen to
include nutrition physical exam; diet history taking;
analysis of lab data including hair, saliva, urine and
blood; symptoms of severe vitamin and nutrient deficiencies,
and the toxicity of excess supplementation herbs or
other nutritional supplements; protein, carbohydrates
and fat macronutrient needs and symptoms of deficiencies;
vitamin recommended daily allowances (RDAs) and dietary
reference intakes; mineral and metal needs of the human
body and the biochemistry of essential and non-essential
Codex Alimentarius Commission; dietary supplement
Health and Education Act of 1994 PL: 103-417 and related
regulations; etiology of organ system dysfunction, internal
medicine diseases and conditions; efficacy, safety risks
and benefits of glandular products, chelation therapy
and therapeutic enzymes; contraindications, side effects
and toxic effects of botanicals, nutritional supplements
and diet products; fiber needs.
: Supplements and nutrition; therapeutic uses
of botanical medicine; food compositions and foods as
a vitamin source; weight management and control.
: Sports nutrition, endurance, body building
and exercise physiology; nutrition across the life cycle
adolescent, geriatric, male/female; nutrition relating
to infants, pregnancy and lactation; food, drug and
nutritional supplement interactions; safety and efficacy
(risks and benefits) of nutritional supplementation.