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Evidence-Based/Informed Chiropractic Wellness Lifestyle Certification Program

Wellness Certification Exams

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Contents and Concepts Covered

  • Extensive instruction in a scientifically relevant, clinically practical format, addressing
    advanced aspects of wellness and optimal health in the context of the chiropractic paradigm.
  • Four topic-focused modules that involve 12-hour on-site seminar lectures and corresponding
    home-study materials.
  • Complete the program for certification as a Chiropractic and Wellness Lifestyle Certification
    (C.C.W.P.)

The C.C.W.P. certification credential is awarded by the ICA Council on Wellness Science upon completion of the
specified seminar course-work, home study modules, examinations, and other requirements

Module 1: Evidence-Based Chiropractic and Lifestyle Protocols for Recovery, Wellness, Performance, and Prevention

  • Defining Wellness with respect to research, patient assessment, and clinical analysis and intervention
  • Identifying structural and neurophysiological effects of VSC in adaptive (stress) physiology and illness
  • Reviewing referenced literature, identifying scientific evidence relating chiropractic's health promotion and
    illness prevention benefits in relation to chiropractic adjustments and optimizing spinal motion
  • Coordinating clinically relevant, practical approaches to successfully integrate wellness into your practice

Module 2 - Eat Well: Evidence-Based Nutritional and Supplementation Protocols for Recovery, Wellness, Performance, and Prevention

  • Clarifying the body's innate genetic requirements for nutritional content and nutrient sufficiency
  • Studying the physiological impact of the standard "Western Diet" with metabolic acidosis, insulin resistance,
    probiotic deficiencies, fatty acid metabolism, and other concerns
  • Reviewing the toxic effects of food additives, preservatives, household products, and industrial chemicals
  • Research findings identifying health promoting and illness preventing benefits of innately balanced and
    sufficient nutritional choices

Module 3 - Move Well: Evidence-Based Spinal and Overall Physical Fitness Protocols for Recovery, Wellness, Performance, and Prevention

  • Addressing the body's innate genetic requirements for optimal physical fitness and energy expenditure
  • Understanding physiological repercussions of sedentary patterns including brain function, body composition,
    and immune system integrity
  • Highlighting beneficial impacts of exercise and spinal hygiene on proprioception, neuromuscular integrity, organ
    function, learning and emotional health
  • Introducing exercise and training approaches for spinal hygiene, functional restoration and spinal health

Module 4 - Think Well: Evidence-Based Psychosocial Fitness Protocols for Recovery, Wellness, Performance, and Prevention

  • Understanding neurophysiological ramifications of emotional and physical stress, including adaptive physiology
    in the context of the multiple structural and physiological elements of subluxation complex
  • Identifying interactions of somato- and psycho- neuroimmunology and neurophysiology in health and illness
  • Reviewing scientific literature highlighting health promotion and illness prevention benefits of positive mental
    attitude and congruent belief systems
  • Outlining optimal approaches and proactive applications for implementing human behavior change through
    transforming attitude and actions toward wellness-congruent lifestyle changes in patient case management

For detailed information on postgraduate Chiropractic and Wellness Lifestyle Certification and CCWP Certification Requisites, visit the Council on Wellness Lifestyle Science.