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

Opportunity to Exhibit: Only $379 for the whole weekend!
Intimate 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.

Lead Instructors

Thomas F. Bergmann, D.C. FICC
Former Professor, Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU). He taught in the chiropractic methods department and was a faculty clinician. 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 5, 2014- 6 Hours

1:00 pm

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 pm Dealing with the Dizzy Patient Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, FIACN
4:45 pm Clinical Topics in Nutrition Paul Ratte, ND
5:45 pm Headache and face pain - relationship between the cervical spine and the temporomandibular joint Thomas Bergmann, DC, FICC
7:00 p.m. Day 1 Concludes  
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 - 8 Hours (includes 3 X-ray and 2 Professional Boundaries)
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Clinical Cases in Diagnostic Imaging

Christopher Major, 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
Chris Major, 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 7, 2014- 6 hours
8:00 a.m. Clinical Cases in Chronic Pain A.V. Anderson, DC, MD
9:00 a.m. Using Electrodiagnosis in Chiropractic Practice Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, FIACN
12:15 p.m. Evaluation and Manipulative Approaches to the Upper Cervical Spine and TMJ Thomas Bergmann, DC, FICC
2:00 p.m. Program concludes  



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