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Dec 6-8, 2013

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$339 - Full Program*
$179 - Sat only
$139 - Fri or Sun only

Opportunity to Exhibit:
Limited exhibit space, a catered lunch and plenty of breaks throughout the weekend gives you the opportunity to mingle with audience. Please return this registration form with your payment or call Jenny Bell at 952-887-1390.

Overall Program Description

Are you a doctor of chiropractic and need to earn your annual license renewal hours? Are you looking for a convenient way to get them?

You will not want to miss this popular seminar. Evidence-based, dynamic three-day seminar in a symposia format with multiple presenters offering a number of brief, concise and clinically relevant topics.

You can choose to attend a single day or the entire program. CE applications are pending in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa.

*Need your 2 acupuncture hours? Purchase the full program for $339 and receive a promo code to do one of our online acupuncture courses for FREE!

Lead Instructors

Thomas F. Bergmann, D.C. FICC
Professor, Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU). He currently teaches in the chiropractic methods department and is a faculty clinician, seeing patients in the faculty clinic at NWHSU. Previously, he taught at the International College of Chiropractic which is now RMIT School of Chiropractic in Melborune , Australia . He is the founding editor of the peer-reviewed journal Chiropractic Technique and is on the editorial review board of Clinical Chiropractic . He has co-authored two textbooks, Chiropractic Technique Principles, and Mechanically Assisted Manipulation - The Distraction Techniques both by Mosby Publishing. He has also served as a consultant to Medicare and as a site team member for the CCE. He is a 1977 graduate of National College of Chiropractic.

Joseph S. Ferezy, DC
He is a native of New York City , NY and a 1982 graduate of Northwestern College of Chiropractic (NWCC). After completing a two year residency in clinical science at NWCC, he served as an instructor, and ultimately as an assistant professor. He remained at NWCC until 1988. He is a diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology and a Fellow of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology. He is author of The Chiropractic Neurological Examination, by Aspen Publishers. He is currently the program coordinator and lead instructor for the Neurology Diplomate programs at Northwestern Health Sciences University , New York Chiropractic College and Palmer Chiropractic University and he maintains a private practice in Des Moines, IA.

Detailed Program Agenda (subject to change)
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 - 6 Hours

1:00 p.m.

Review of current literature on manipulative therapy. Studies that have recently appeared in peer-reviewed literature are summarized and discussed. Thomas Bergmann, DC, FICC
2:00 p.m. "Ferezy's MSR's: Go with the Flow"
The value and performance of a brief neurological screening.
Josephy S. Ferezy, DC, FIACN
4:45 p.m. Topics in Nutrition - the influence of fats and carbohydrates on energy production and storage, and the influence of insulin and cortisol on insulin resistance. Paul Ratte, ND
5:45 p.m. Manipulative Mechanics: What we think we do and what we really do may be two different things. Thomas Bergmann, DC, FICC
7:00 p.m. Day 1 Concludes  
Sat, Dec 7, 2013 - 8 Hours (includes 3 X-ray and 2 Professional Boundaries)
9:00 a.m. Diagnostic Imaging Cases (3 X-ray hours) - Review of interesting and challengin diagnostic imaging cases of spine trauma, extremity trauma, joint degneration, and neoplasms. Renee DeVries, DC, DACBR
12:00 p.m.

Break - Catered lunch

1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion - Case Presentations. Complex cases are presented to the audience and the panel. Interactive discussion using personal response devices (clickers) takes place between panel and audience.

Thomas Bergmann, DC, FICC
Joseph Ferezy, DC, FIACN
A.V. Anderson, DC, MD
Renee DeVries, DC, DACBR

4:00 p.m. Sexual Boundaries (1 professional boundaries hour) Thomas Bergmann, DC, FICC
5:00 p.m. Abuse Recognition and Reporting (1 professional boundaries hour) Joseph Ferezy, DC, FIACN
6:00 p.m. Day 2 Concludes  
Sun, Dec 8, 2013 - 6 hours
8:00 a.m. Chiropractic and Medicine: A Bridge to Help the Chronic Pain Patient. A.V. Anderson, DC, MD
9:00 a.m. Cases in Chiropractic Neurology: An actual video-taped patient encounter is viewed followed by comprehensive case discussion. Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, FIACN
10:30 a.m. Vertebrobasilar Ischemia following Cerical Manuipulation: So What's New? Joseph Ferezy, DC, FIACN
12:15 p.m. Integrative Care Concepts Thomas Bergmann, DC, FICC
2:00 p.m. Program concludes  



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