Agenda - 2019 Great River Symposium

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Registration

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. (snack included)
The Application of Acupuncture to Rheumatoid Arthritis
Huan Ma, TCMD, Ph.D., L.A.c.


Friday, April 5, 2019

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Registration Continues, Continental Breakfast

8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Keynote Speaker: Neijing to Now: Embracing TCM for Healing Contemporary Illness
Lynn Gershan, MD, CM

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Circulation, Inflammation and Autoimmunity
William Morris, Ph.D., DAOM, L.Ac

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Snack Break with Exhibitors

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Circulation, Inflammation and Autoimmunity (Continues)

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Catered Lunch in Cafeteria/Visit with Exhibitors

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose One)

  • Choice 1: Are you ready to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? – Brian Grosam, Ph.D., L.Ac, FABORM
  • Choice 2: 3 Critical Shifts to Building a Thriving Practice that Can Run Without You – Chen Yen, PharmD
  • Choice 3: If you Don’t Snooze, You Lose – Autoimmunity and Sleep Deprivation – Patricia Casello-Maddox, DC, MBA, MOM, L.Ac.
  • Choice 4: EFT Tapping for Autoimmune Disease (40 max) – Colleen Moore Cadiz, L.Ac

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Snack Break with Exhibitors

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions Repeated (Choose One)

  • Choice 1: Are you ready to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? – Brian Grosam, Ph.D., L.Ac, FABORM
  • Choice 2: 3 Critical Shifts to Building a Thriving Practice that Can Run Without You – Chen Yen, PharmD
  • Choice 3: If you Don’t Snooze, You Lose – Autoimmunity and Sleep Deprivation – Patricia Casello-Maddox, DC, MBA, MOM, L.Ac.
  • Choice 4: EFT Tapping for Autoimmune Disease (40 max) – Colleen Moore Cadiz, L.Ac

6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
President’s Reception in Cafeteria
Bring a guest for $20


Saturday, April 6, 2019

7 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
Spring Forest Qi Gong Unlocking Your Healing Intelligence (counts toward your total PDAs)
Jacqueline Gran, SFQ Master Healer and Teacher, SFQ Certified Qi-ssage instructor
OR
Alumni Breakfast and Annual Board Meeting (RSVP requested – NWHSU Alumni only)
Fireside Lounge
OR
Continental Breakfast and Visit Vendors
Foyer

8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Creating Meaningful Legislative Change and Community Impact: Practical Steps for L.Acs
Aaron Schindler, MOM, Dipl.Om, L.Ac. and Nick Dougherty, DAOM, Dipl.Ac., L.Ac.

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Cadaver Lab
David Farrar, DC, MPH

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Snack Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose One)

  • Choice 1: Introduction to Korean Medicine – Robert SeungMin Lee, DC, L.Ac, LMT, RRT-nps
  • Choice 2: Perimenopause: Mid-Life Crisis or Mid-Life Opportunity? The 5 Keys to Improve Patient Clinical Outcomes – Brian Grosam, Ph.D., L.Ac., FABORM
  • Choice 3: Social Media Marketing for Small Business – Jessica Frier, DAOM, L.Ac.

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Catered Lunch/Visit Exhibitors/Optional Cadaver Lab

  • Cadaver lab 1: 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. (40 max)
  • Cadaver lab 2: 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (40 max)
  • Cadaver lab 3: 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. (40 max)

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Chinese Medicine in Concussion Recovery
Amy Moll, DAOM, L.Ac, Dipl,. OM

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Snack break with Vendors

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Chinese Medicine in Concussion Recovery (Continues)

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