Seminars: Description and CE Details

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, Hemoglobulin 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 $40 per person! Lunch will be provided on Saturday for the 12 hour course.

SBN Seminars

Dr. Merkle, the founder of Science Based Nutrition, travels the country discussing the SBN foundational labratory 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 labratory 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.

2018 Dates and Locations


June 16-17, 2018 in Chicago, IL
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Marriott Chicago Midway
6520 S. Cicero Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638
Phone: 708-594-5500
CE Approval: IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, WI


June 23-24, 2018 in Orlando, FL
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Renaissance Orlando Airport
5445 Forbes Place
Orlando, FL 32812
Phone: 407-240-1000
CE Approval: AL, FL, GA


July 28-29, 2018 in San Francisco, CA
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport
835 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: 650-344-5500
CE Approval: AZ, CA, NV, OR


August 4-5, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Crown Plaza Los Angeles International Airport
5985 W. Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
310-642-7500
CE Approval: AZ, CA, NV, OR


August 11-12, 2018 in Portland, OR
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Holiday Inn Portland Airport
8439 NE Columbia Blvd.
Portland, OR 97220
Phone: 503-914-5242
CE Approval: CA, ID, NV, OR, WA


August 18-19, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport North
3838 East Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Phone: 602-306-2323
CE Approval: AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, UT


August 25-26, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Pittsburgh Airport Marriott
777 Aten Rd.
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Phone: 412-788-8800
CE Approval: DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, WV


September 8-9, 2018 in Lexington, KY
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Four Points by Sheraton Lexington
1938 Stanton Way
Lexington, KY 40511
Phone: 859-259-1311
CE Approval: IL, IN, KY, OH, VA, WV


September 29-30, 2018 in Charlotte, NC
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte Airport
2700 Little Rock Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Phone: 704-319-9900
CE Approval: GA, NC, SC, VA


November 17-18, 2018 in Newark, NJ
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Newark Airport
95 International Blvd.
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Phone: 908-558-0752
CE Approval: DE, NJ, NY, PA


December 1-2, 2018 in Oklahoma City, OK
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Oklahoma City Airport
4410 SW 19th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
Phone: 405-688-3300
CE Approval: AR, KS, MO, OK, TX


December 8-9, 2018 in San Diego, CA
When: Saturday 8am – 5pm, Sunday 8am – 12pm
Where: Marriott San Diego Old Town
2435 Jefferson St.
San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: 619-260-8500
CE Approval: AZ, CA, OR, NV

We are finalizing CEU’s for our 2018 dates.

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