Agenda - 2016 Chiropractic Homecoming

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Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

  • 6:30 a.m.
    Registration and continental breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
    Emerging Chiropractic Care Models in Medical Systems
    Richard Branson, DC, VA Staff Chiropractor
    Dr. Branson will review integration into both private and public medical systems and his personal experience working in both settings for the past 17 years.
  • 9:00 a.m. - Noon
    Concussion: Who, What, When?
    Timothy Stark, MPhil, DC, DACBSP, ICCSP, CSCS, FICC
    Gain a greater level of appreciation for concussions (mild traumatic brain injuries).
  • 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break
  • Noon - 1:30 p.m. - Alumni Scholarship Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    The Future of Chiropractic: Positioning to Improve Population Health and Wellness
    Christopher Cassirer, ScD, MPH, President and CEO of Northwestern Health Sciences University
    Learn how chiropractors might think about positioning around a message of integration to promote population health and wellness in response to ongoing market reforms.
  • 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Healing the Aging Metabolism: Reversing the Cause of Weight Gain with Age
    Robert G. Silverman, DC, MS, DABCN, DCBCN, CNS, CCN, CSCS, CIISN, CKTP, CES, HKC
    You will examine the emerging body of nutritional science in the context of improving your metabolism and telomeres, a key approach to true anti-aging.
    OR
    HANDS-ON! Concussion Testing Workshop (Limited to 60 people)
    Timothy Stark, MPhil, DC, DACBSP, ICCSP, CSCS, FICC
    You will experience (practice) the unique questioning of a patient with a suspected head injury.
  • 5:30 p.m. Conference Adjourns

Friday, Feb.5, 2016

  • 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Women's Networking Breakfast “Ladies: You’re a
    Natural Fit for Integrative Health Care”

    Michele Maiers, DC, MPH, PhD
    Join us for a discussion of how characteristically “feminine” traits can be leveraged to build a high functioning multidisciplinary network within the health care community.
  • 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Applying Functional Medicine Principles to Your Practice
    Georgia Nab, DC, MS, CWWS
    Dr. Nab will discuss three functional medicine tools you can put right into practice using a simple, systematic approach.
    OR
    Concussion Testing Workshop - Repeated (limited to 60 people)
    Timothy Stark, MPhil, DC, DACBSP, ICCSP, CSCS, FICC
    You will experience (practice) the unique questioning of a patient with a suspected head injury.
    OR
    Strengthening Postural Balance for Fall Prevention and Protection (limited to 40 people)
    Paul Osterbauer, DC and Steven Weiniger, DC
    Learn how StrongPosture® balance and clinical rehab exercise protocols use systematic, progressive cueing to find and retrain "lost" motion.
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Break
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Diagnostic Imaging: Case Studies and Clinical Correlations (2 X-ray hours)
    Anita Manne, DC, DACBR, and Timothy Mick, DC, DACBR
    Learn how high quality diagnostic imaging exams and interpretations can impact patient care and improve outcomes.
  • 12:30 pm - 2:00 p.m. President's Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Adventures into the Function and Dysfunction of the Foot and Ankle (includes 1 X-ray)
    Kim Swineheart, DC, Renee DeVries, DC, DACBR, and Andrew Klein, DC, MS, DACBSP
    We will review exams of the foot and ankle, including x-ray; view involved anatomy and suggest rehab that can help our patients live a pain free life.
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break
  • 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Cultural Communications and Chiropractic Care (1 PB Hour)
    Tolu Oyelowo, DC
    Explore strategies for respecting boundaries across cultures.
  • 6:00 p.m.
    Conference adjourns for the day
  • 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    NEW! Friday Night Extravaganza
    Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Hotel
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Alumni Reunion Years Reception hosted by College of Chiropractic Alumni Association
  • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Dinner and Program
  • 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Entertainment

Friday, Feb.5, 2016 - CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT PROGRAM

  • 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Ten Secrets to Success
    David Neubauer, DC
    It is important not only to advance your professional life but your personal life as well. I've always been of the belief that you cannot — or it is at least VERY difficult — to grow professionally until you grow personally. The Ten Secrets will help you do just that.
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    American's Speak Out on Chiropractic! What Can We Learn?
    David Neubauer, D.C.
    We will discuss 10 new insights on chiropractic perceptions of the American public and how these perceptions help shape how we communicate and educate more people on the benefits of chiropractic care.
  • 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. President’s Lunch with Doctors
  • 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break)
    The Mastery of Money: Decision, Detail and Delivery
    Heidi Farrell
    Learning to create the right plan, incentive, perks, and fees is challenging but now you have to learn to deliver that "money message" with power and enthusiasm. That takes practice! Join me to break down the steps to YOUR Money Mastery!

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

  • 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    The Medicare Documentation Seminar: filtering through the fog of false information surrounding "opting out" of Medicare
    Steven Conway, JD, DC
    Distinguish between what is fact and fiction related to "opting out" of Medicare "hint-there is no workaround."
    OR
    HANDS-ON! Physical Exam and Functional Analysis of the Foot and Ankle (limited to 40 people)
    Andrew Klein, DC, MS, DACBSP
    In a hands-on workshop setting, improve how you look at common joint dysfunction and diagnoses of the foot and ankle.
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
  • 10:30 a.m. - Noon
    On Site Chiropractic Care: Meeting the Demand
    Chad Henriksen, DC, DACBOH
    Learn the opportunities and requirements needed to bring chiropractic care to your local employers.
    OR
    Understanding How to Properly Respond to a Medicare Audit
    Steve Conway, JD, DC
    Understanding required Medicare documentation to defend your audit.
  • Noon - 1:00 p.m. MCA Legislative Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Applying Principles of Excess and Deficiency Protocols to your Chiropractic Acupuncture Practice (2 acupuncture hours)
    Deborah Genrick, DC, LAc
    Learn how excess and deficiency patterns relate to health and pain in your chiropractic acupuncture practice.
    OR
    HANDS-ON! Physical Exam and Functional Analysis of the Foot and Ankle (limited to 40 people)
    Andrew Klein, DC, MS, DACBSP
    In a hands-on workshop setting, improve how you look at common joint dysfunction and diagnoses of the foot and ankle.
    OR
    Animal Chiropractic - Beginner and Advanced (2 animal chiropractic hours)
    Jossee Gerard, DC, CVSMT
    You will learn how to become a crucial part of your clients’ health care team by establishing professional and referral-based relationships with veterinarians and other animal health care specialists.
  • 3:00 p.m. - Conference Adjourns
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