Agenda - 2017 Chiropractic Homecoming

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Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Anatomy of a “Survivor” and the Chiropractic Connection

Ethan Zohn, Winner of Survivor: Africa and Cancer Survivor and

Lee E. Zohn, DC, DAAPM, CCSP, FICPA, Medical Director, Winchester Hospital Chiropractic Center

Learn the inspirational story of Ethan Zohn, winner of the reality television show, Survivor: Africa and his battle with a rare form of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  His brother, Lee Zohn, DC, a Northwestern alum, will discuss in a case study/grand rounds style Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and Ethan’s particular case, treatments, complications, response to care, chiropractic’s role, stem cell harvesting and finally, Ethan’s stem cell transplant.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

The Science of Happiness and its Role in Health and Healing

David Neubauer, DC

Happiness affects health and healing. We all know that. It is important not only for the one receiving care but also for the one delivering it. You will learn more about the science of happiness and how happiness influences you and your practice. You will also learn tips on how to raise your level of happiness to benefit you AND your patients too. 

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Autism Spectrum Disorders – What Have We Done and What Can We Do About It?

Carol Phillips, BA, DC

This presentation is a recipe for change after the “Perfect Storm” we, as a society, unknowingly created over the last several decades.  The ingredients for this storm include a combination of environmental toxins, parasites, vaccines and ultrasound radiation.  Learn the tools you’ll need to help your patients make better choices during the prenatal period so future generations can avoid this maze of disorders.

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Catered lunch

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Preventing Sacroiliac Joint Pain: It’s All About the Hips!

Jon Mulholland, DC, CCSP

Sacroiliac Joint Pain is one of the most common injuries we treat. Learn why this region is injured so frequently and how to best manage the problem. Discover what areas of the body need to be mobilized and what areas need to be stabilized. “Real world” information that you can use with your first patients on Monday morning!

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Snack Break with the Vendors

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Breakthroughs in the Treatment of Concussion (2 Nutrition Hours) (Limited to 60 people)

Robert G. Silverman, DC, DACBN, DCBCN, MS, CCN, CNS, CSCS, CIISN, CKTP, CES, HKC, SASTM

The brain is the most nutrient-dependent, energy-dependent and stress-vulnerable organ in the body. When it’s damaged by a concussion, these treatment protocols will lead the patients on the path to recovery without any lingering symptoms.

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Workshop 1 – Preventing Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Mobilize, Stabilize and Learn How to Hinge! (Limited to 60 people)

Jon Mulholland, DC, CCSP

Building on the theory from my SI Joint lecture, discover exactly what exercises you should be giving your patients. No more guessing! We will demonstrate and workshop numerous mobility and stability drills, teach you how to hip hinge, and how to best “lock in” these new movement patterns to prevent future injuries.

6:00 p.m. – Conference adjourns for the day

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Women’s Networking Breakfast

Join us for a unique opportunity to connect with colleagues and current students to discuss the importance of mentorship and building your professional network.  Please RSVP at https://nwhsuwomensnetworkingbreakfast.eventbrite.com

Chiropractic Assistant Program

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Clinical Applications Expanded

Steven Silverman, DC

Expand your knowledge with hands-on learning of specific clinical application protocols.  Special emphasis will be made delivering the highest quality patient care and clinical operations that relate to the modalities. Learn how to utilize EMG, ultrasound, rotator cuff anatomy, tennis elbow, TENS and traction to better serve your patients. We applied to the State of Wisconsin for Chiropractic Technicians so this course can qualify for the annual CE requirement.

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Snack break with the vendors and doctors

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Clinical Applications Expanded

Steven Silverman, DC

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Catered lunch with doctors

1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  

(3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Snack break)

Clinical Applications Expanded

Steven Silverman, DC

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Spinal Health and Nutrition – They Have More in Common than You Think (2 nutrition hours)
Annette Kutz Schippel, DC
There are a lot of misunderstandings when it comes to nutrition and our overall health.  With some basic concepts and understanding, one can truly see and appreciate the impact that nutrition has on our spinal health.  Together we will explore what those basic concepts are; and, best of all, walk away with concrete solutions.

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Workshop 1 – Preventing Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Mobilize, Stabilize and Learn How to Hinge!

Jon Mulholland, DC, CCSP (REPEATED)

Building on the theory from my SI Joint lecture, discover exactly what exercises you should be giving your patients. No more guessing! We will demonstrate and workshop numerous mobility and stability drills, teach you how to hip hinge, and how to best “lock in” these new movement patterns to prevent future injuries.

Limited to 60 people

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Workshop 2 - 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.

Exceptional Outcomes! Resolving 7 Hidden Musculoskeletal Problems that Delay Recovery

Timothy J. Bertelsman, DC, CCSP

Recognition and management of these 7 diagnoses can dramatically and immediately improve your clinical results. You will leave this class with practical, evidence-based skills for quickly resolving musculoskeletal pain from head to toe.

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 pm – Catered lunch

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Impacting Care with Imaging:  Case Study Approach (2 X-ray hours)

Jeffrey Rich, DC, DACBR

Often the impact of a simple X-ray taken at the right time is underestimated in the chiropractic practice.  Come work on your skills detecting, describing, diagnosing and discerning how X-rays can impact your patient care.

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. – Snack break

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Impacting Care with Imaging:  Case Study Approach (1 X-ray hour)

Jeffrey Rich, DC, DACBR

Often the impact of a simple X-ray taken at the right time is underestimated in the chiropractic practice.  Come work on your skills detecting, describing, diagnosing and discerning how X-rays can impact your patient care.

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ethical Use of Social Media (1 Professional Boundaries hour)
Lori Holt, RN

Understand the issues of ethical behavior when you and your employees use social media in the office.

5:30 p.m. Conference adjourns for the day

6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

New Location! Homecoming Celebration Featuring Alumni Reunion Years

Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, 5601 W. 78th St, Bloomington, MN 55439

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.          Gourmet food stations, hosted bar*, live music and photo booth

8:00 – 8:30 p.m.          Short program

8:30 – 10:00 p.m.        Dessert stations, cash bar, live music and photo booth

*in lieu of drink tickets, NWHSU will host the bar from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Taking the Confusion out of Compliance – Medicare Documentation “Just Show Me What to Do”

Steven Conway, JD, DC

Take the fear out of Medicare and Medicare audits. Medicare documentation compliance procedures will be reviewed to allow you the ability to correctly and easily understand and document for Medicare cases.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Snack Break

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Clinical Innovations at the Sweere Center

Chad Henriksen, DC, DACBOH, Greg DeNunzio, DC, BSME and Joseph Sweere, DC, DACBOH

Whether it is through on-site chiropractic care, health care talks, injury prevention programs or access to effective integrated care, chiropractic can play a large role for employers of all sizes. Find out how the Sweere Center is positioning itself as a referral destination for complex neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. 

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Taking the Confusion out of Compliance:
Understanding Internal Office Compliance Programs-“Just Show Me What to Do”
(Limited to 150 people)
Steven Conway, DC, JD
Take the fear out of being audited by fully protecting your office.  This program will provide you with the basic components of a compliance program for a chiropractic office.

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Catered lunch

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Trending Neuropathies and Pain with Needle and Non-Needle Techniques (2 acupuncture hours)

Peter Lichtenstein, DC, LAc, CCSP

In order to access the brain, the spine, and treat pain and peripheral neuropathies, Eastern Medicine has employed many different approaches.  Lecture and demonstration will touch upon all of these methods of accessing the central and peripheral nervous systems.

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Animal Chiropractic – Beginner and Advanced (2 animal chiropractic hours) (Limited to 150 people)

Instructor TBD

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.

3:30 p.m. – Conference adjourns

For more information or to register: www.nwhealth.edu/homecoming

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