Getting to Know the Neck – Amsterdam 2023

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May 20, 2023

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Getting to Know the Neck – Amsterdam 2023

featuring Dr. Jeffrey Scholten and Dr. Jaime Browning


This course will provide an opportunity for participants to integrate, apply and expand upon information presented during Doctor of Chiropractic study specifically relating to the clinical application of interventions to the craniocervical junction.

Delving into Chiropractic Craniocervical Junction Procedures:

  • CCJ and Brain anatomy
  • CCJ biomechanics
  • Imaging
  • Case reviews


Park Inn by Radisson Amsterdam City West, La Guardiaweg 59, Amsterdam, 1043 DE, Netherlands, +31 (0) 20 242 00 00



Jeffrey N Scholten, DC, FCCJP, PgCPain

In private practice in Calgary, Canada since 2001, Dr. Scholten is a Fellow and board-certified Diplomate in Chiropractic Craniocervical Junction Procedures and holds a post-baccalaureate Graduate Certificate in Pain Management. Dr. Scholten is licensed to practice chiropractic in the Province of Alberta, Canada. The Clinic Director and Owner of the Vital Posture Clinic, Dr. Scholten also is an Adjunct Professor at Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, California and teaches Diagnosis and Management of Spinal Disorders to senior chiropractic students.

His current volunteer activity includes serving as a Member of the Board of Directors of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA), Chair of Credentialing Committee of the ICA’s Council on Upper Cervical Care (ICA-CUCC). Dr. Scholten also serves as Vice-President of the Ralph R. Gregory Memorial Foundation (Canada), is a member of the Board of Directors the Upper Cervical Research Foundation (UCRF) and is a member of the Optimum Outcomes for Patients Group. Past involvements include two decades as a NUCCA Board member during which time he served as President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Chair of multiple committees. He also is past Board member of the ICA’s Council on Upper Cervical Care during which time he served as Board Chair, President, and Vice-President.

(; +1 403 510 8488) – Adjunct Professor Life Chiropractic College West, Private Practice – Calgary, Canada

Jaime Browning, BS, DC, DCCJP, FCCJP

Dr. Jaime Browning is an associate professor and Technique Department chair at Sherman College of Chiropractic. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Lander University (’02), her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic (’09), an advanced certification in Knee Chest Upper Cervical Specific (KCUCS) technique (2012), is a 2019 Diplomate in Craniocervical Junction Procedures (DCCJP) confirmed by the International Chiropractic Association (ICA), and as of Fall 2022 obtained her Fellow in Craniocervical Junction Procedures (FCCJP). Since 2012, she has resided as the chair of Sherman College’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) and oversees human protections for the college’s research projects and is a member of the Converse University Institutional Review Board (2022). Browning is also the chair of Sherman College’s Academy of Chiropractic Excellence (ACE) intern program. Dr. Browning was named the research chair of the ICA’s Upper Cervical Council from 2018-2022 and was awarded the Researcher of the Year in 2020. Browning is also the recipient of the 2019 Spirit of Sherman College Award and the 2022 Sherman College Chiropractor of the Year award. She is a past President of the Sherman College Alumni Association and is a member of ICA’s Upper Cervical Council (UCC), the American Academy of Thermology (AAT), and the FCLB Providers of Approved Continuing Education (PACE) Review Team. Dr. Browning is also a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research. In 2023, Dr. Browning was named the President of the ICA’s Upper Cervical Council.

After practicing in Easley, SC, Dr. Browning found her passion for teaching students and new graduates. She teaches several courses focused on the craniocervical junction and its impact on overall health, including Upper Cervical Rationale, Pattern Analysis, Upper Cervical Technique, and Advanced Knee Chest. Her passions include biomechanics, skin temperature differential analysis, advanced imaging, and upper cervical theoretical concepts. She is a former member of the Lander University Volleyball team, former member of the United States Navy Reserve, and now spends her free time mentoring Sherman students. She and her husband, Kyle, have three highly energetic kids: Addison, Fisher, and General. Her family enjoys camping, trips to Disney, and Clemson football.

Registration & Pricing

Registration Pricing
Chiropractic Student UC Member | € 100 /$108.00 | Chiropractic Students who are also members of the ICA Council on Upper Cervical Care $108
Chiropractic Student ICA Member | € 175 /$189.00 | Chiropractic Student who is an ICA Member $189
Chiropractic Student Non-UC/ICA Member | € 200 /$216.00 | Chiropractic Students who are not members of the ICA Council on Upper Cervical Care or the ICA $216
DC ICA Member | € 375 /$400.00 | Chiropractors who are members of the ICA and not members of the Council $400
DC Non-UC/ICA Member | € 450 /$486.0| Doctor of Chiropractic who are not currently members of the ICA Council on Upper Cervical Care $486
DC UC Council Member | € 375 /$400.00 | Graduated Doctor of Chiropractic who is also a member of the ICA Council on Upper Cervical Care $400
DCCJP/FCCJP | € 175 /$189.00 | Diplomate in Chiropractic Craniocervical Junction Procedures designation holder $189
Faculty/Allied Health Professional | € 250 /$270.00 $270



~ Schedule ~

Saturday, May 20, 2023

08:30 – 09:00   Arrive at location
09:00 – 10:00   ICA UC Council history, structure and purpose
10:00 – 11:00   Craniocervical Junction Anatomy – Bony and soft tissue considerations
11:00 – 12:00   Brain Anatomy – CSF/Blood flow considerations
12:00 – 13:00   Craniocervical Junction Biomechanics – listing overview, integration segmental techniques
13:00 – 15:00   Lunch (catered lunch – included)
15:00 – 16:00   Ascending and descending considerations for interdisciplinary care
16:00 – 17:00   Advanced Imaging of Craniocervical Junction – technical and patient considerations
17:00 – 18:00   Case reviews and group discussion will be used to evaluate special and interesting cases
18:00 – 19:00   Explore patient intake considerations – Evaluation/Open Forum/Close of Presentation
20:00   Evening function – dinner (please confirm attendance with Dr. Scholten in advance)


Please Note:
To register for this event you must create an account with the ICA. This does not create a membership and does not require any fees. This allows us to safely and securely store and process your information.
There will be no extra charge for catering of Saturday lunch. Gluten, dairy, and wheat sensitivity will be given consideration, but other dietary requirements, or desire to not participate, needs to be communicated with host in advance.
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