Excerpt: Quality clinical education and assessment are essential to producing excellent chiropractic graduates and maintaining excellent practice skills for the private practitioner. With that in mind, a conference was developed specifically to address key issues in these areas. On August 26 and 27, 2006 in Pasadena, Texas, participants attended a landmark conference in chiropractic education: Current Concepts in Clinical Assessment, hosted by Texas Chiropractic College (TCC). First envisioned in 2005, Drs. Alan Adams and Steve Foster, both from TCC, organized an educational conference focusing on methods to educate and assess clinical skills of chiropractic students and practitioners. Representatives from various institutions participated, including Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, NCMIC Inc., National University of Health Sciences, Northwestern Health Sciences University, Palmer College of Chiropractic (Davenport), Palmer College of Chiropractic–Florida, Southern California University of Health Sciences, and TCC.
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