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Description and Registration

Diagnostic Testing and Protocols Made Easy!

Provide your patients with objective care based on their blood test, even if you have no nutrition experience.

  • Blood Testing 101: How to read a blood test and understand what it means. Cost to patients and doctor. Malpractice considerations.
  • Protocols: CBC and Differential, Diabetes (Glucose, Hemogloblin A1C, Triglycerides), Heart Disease (Cholesterol: Total, HDL, LDL, VLDL), Kidney Function (BUN, Creatinine, BUN/Creatinine Ratio), Liver Disease (Hepatitis A, B and C and Cirrhosis, Hemochromatosis, SGOT,SGPT, GGT), Gall Bladder
  • Workshop: How to create an optimum health plan with nutrient recommendations. Using actual cases, attendees will analyze several blood tests and compare their analysis with mine.

“Only 20% of the population is open to Chiropractic care, while 80% are open to taking supplements.” -Dr. Merkle

Dr. Van D. Merkle, DC, DABCI, DCBCN, CCN

Founder of Science Based Nutrition

Bring your family, friends and staff for $20 per person! Lunch will be provided on Saturday for this 12 credit hour course.

SBN Seminars

Dr. Merkle, the founder of Science Based Nutrition, travels the country discussing the SBN foundational laboratory analysis program. At our seminars he will cover how to grow your business with our natural health solutions that are based on scientific and objective testing including blood, urine and hair. The Science Based Nutrition™ report provides individual, drug-free recommendations to promote optimum health based on imbalances and dysfunction identified from the test results.

Registration is required and CEU’s are offered through our SBN foundational laboratory analysis seminars.


Once registered you will receive two emails.

1. The first is a seminar receipt for your records confirming your registration.

2. The second are the lecture notes. Please make sure to download or print the notes as they will NOT be provided at the seminar. These notes will be emailed once registration is received and processed by SBN. These must be sent by an SBN staff member and late Friday registrations may not receive the seminar notes.

September 21-22, 2019 in Kansas City, MO
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Kansas City Airport Marriott
775 Brasilia Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: 816-464-2200
CE Approval: AR, IA, IL, KY, KS, MO, NE, NY

September 28-29, 2019 in Dallas, TX
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott
8440 Freeport Parkway
Irving, TX 75063
Phone: 972-929-8800
CE Approval: AR, FL, LA, OK (8 CEU’s), NY, TX

October 5-6, 2019 in Davenport, IA
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Hilton Garden Inn Bettendorf/Quad Cities
959 Middle Road
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
Phone: 563-265-2121
CE Approval: IA, IL, MN, MO, ND, NY, SD, WI, More Pending

October 12-13, 2019 in Baltimore, MD
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Embassy Suites BWI
1300 Concourse Drive
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Phone: 410-850-0747
CE Approval: DE, FL, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV

October 26-27, 2019 in Boston, MA
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill Area
30 Washington Street
Sommerville, MA 02143
Phone: 617-628-1000
CE Approval: CT, FL, MA, NH, NY, RI, VT

November 2-3, 2019 in Salt Lake City, UT
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City Airport
4975 Wiley Post Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-519-9000
CE Approval: AZ, CO, ID, NV, NY, UT, WY

November 9-10, 2019 in Milwaukee, WI
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
6401 South 13th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53221
Phone: 414-764-5300
CE Approval: IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, Pending: WI

November 16-17, 2019 in Newark, NJ
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Newark Airport
95 International Boulevard
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Phone: 908-558-0752
CE Approval: DE, FL, NJ, NY, PA

November 23-24, 2019 in Atlanta, GA
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport/Millenium Center
2301 Sullivan Road
College Park, GA 30337
Phone: 404-766-0303
CE Approval: AL, GA, NY, More Pending

December 7-8, 2019 in Columbus, OH
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris
409 Altair Parkway
Westerville, OH 43082
Phone: 614-882-6800
CE Approval: KY, PA, More Pending

Listed states are approved for 12 credit hours unless noted. Submit your transcript from Texas Chiropractic to your state board.

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