Annual License Renewal Seminar 2013

Dec. 6-8, 2013

Earn up to 20 CE hours in one weekend

Maximixe your time at our popular, three-day seminar. Learn from respected lecturers about evidence-based, clinically relevant topics in chiropractic care in a dynamic, symposia format.

The seminar includes 3 X-ray and 2 professional boundaries hours on Saturday. You may choose to attend all 3 days or a single day.

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Register for the full 3-day program and receive a promo code to complete one of our 2 CE hour online acupuncture courses for FREE.


Subject to change without notice.

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 - 6 CE hours

1:00 p.m.  Current Literature on Manipulative Therapy

Thomas F. Bergmann, DC, FICC
Review, summarize and discuss recently published, peer-reviewed studies.

2:00 p.m.   Ferezy's MSRs - Go with the Flow

Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN
Understand the value and performance of a brief neurological screening exam.

4:45 p.m.   Topics in Nutrition

Paul Ratté, ND
Learn how fats and carbohydrates influence energy production and storage. Assess the effect of insulin and cortisol on insulin resistance.

5:45 p.m.   Manipulative Mechanics

Thomas F. Bergmann, DC, FICC
Explore manipulative mechanics to determine the difference between what you think we do and what you really do.

7:00 p.m.   Day 1 concludes

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 - 8 CE hours

(includes 3 X-ray and 2 professional boundaries hours)

9:00 a.m.  Diagnostic Imaging Case Studies

Renée DeVries, DC, DACBR
Review interesting and challenging cases of spinal trauma, extremity trauma, joint degeneration and neoplasms. (3 X-ray hours)

Noon   Catered Lunch
1:00 p.m.  Case Presentations

Panel Discussion: Thomas F. Bergmann, DC; Joseph S. Ferezy, DC; Renée DeVries, DC; Alfred V. Anderson, MD, DC
Engage with our panel of experts as they present complex cases. Using interactive software, you'll participate in the discussion and the arriving at a diagnosis.

4:00 p.m.  Sexual Boundaries 

Thomas F. Bergmann, DC, FICC
(1 professional boundaries hour)

5:00 p.m.  Abuse Recognition and Reporting 

Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN
(1 professional boundaries hour)

6:00 p.m.   Day 2 concludes

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 - 6 CE hours

8:00 a.m.  Chiropractic and Medicine - A Bridge to Help the Chronic Pain Patient

Alfred V. Anderson, MD, DC

9:00 a.m.  Cases in Chiropractic Neurology

Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN
View an actual videotaped patient encounter. Participate in a follow-up comprehensive case discussion.

10:30 a.m.  Vertebral Ischemia Following Cervical Manipulation - So What's New?

Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

12:15 p.m.  Integrative Care Concepts

Thomas F. Bergmann, DC, FICC

2:00 p.m.   Program concludes

Tuition and Registration


Full program: $339 - save $118!*
Friday or Sunday only: $139
Saturday only: $179

* Full program includes promo code for free 2 hour online acupuncture course

Register online by 4:30 p.m. on
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013



Doctors of chiropractic

CE hours

20 total
Friday: 6
Saturday: 8
Sunday: 6

CE applications are pending in:
IA, MN, ND, SD and WI

Days & times

Fri. Dec. 6  1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Sat. Dec 7  9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m
Sun. Dec. 8  8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


Alfred V. Anderson, MD, DC
Thomas Bergmann DC, FICC
Renée DeVries, DC, DACBR
Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN
Paul Ratté, ND

Read about our instructors


Northwestern Health Sciences University - Auditorium


Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington
3900 American Blvd. W.
Bloomington, MN 55437
Mention Northwestern for a discount

Exhibitor opportunity

We offer exhibitor space, a catered lunch and plenty of breaks throughout the weekend so vendors and organizations can mingle with more than 150 doctors of chiropractic.

Register for exhibitor space

If you have questions about the event, contact:

Office of Continuing Education
952/800-888-4777 ext. 446

Co-sponsored by:

University Chiropractic Education Research Foundation




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