Schedule

February 22nd

3:00 pm
 – 10:00 pm
Early Registration
Seminar Registration Desk

Avoid the rush of thousands of attendees!

Take advantage of Early Registration from 3pm to 10pm.

February 23rd

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Clinical Application
CEDC
Strapping Techniques to Enhance Foot and Ankle Mechanics
Location TBA

The one-hour course will examine common foot and ankle injuries and discuss the faulty joint mechanics that lead to the injury or that the injury left behind. Next, strapping techniques to be introduced and demonstrated to teach how to correct these concerns, provide pain relief and improve joint alignment for superior patient outcomes.

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Business Principles
CEDC
A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing an Integrated Practice
Location TBA

This one-hour presentation will focus on creating a successful, profitable integrated practice. We will discuss how to research your market correctly and create your online platforms for marketing your program to your community and beyond.

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Chiropractic Assistant
CACEDC
What Your Doctor Wishes You Knew: How Rock Star Teams Initiate, Communicate and Deliver – Part 1: The Voice and Face of Your Office
Location TBA

This one-hour course will demonstrate the importance of understanding how critical the team is to your success based on your office’s core competencies. We will discuss the initial perception of the office, specific communication strategies, and breakouts to ensure the application of the material. 

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Documentation
CACEDC
Informed Consent: Understanding the Risk to Your Practice is More than Just a Violation of Standard of Care
Location TBA

Informed consent is one of the most important aspects associated with risk management starting at the initiation of care in a chiropractic office for both the patient and the doctor. If performed correctly by including the 6 elements both the patient and doctor will benefit. 

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Premier - Pediatric: $99
CEDC
Tackling Common Youth Sports Injuries
Location TBA

Sign up with registration. Limited capacity. Additional fees apply.

In this lecture, you will become familiar with three common youth sports injuries presented to chiropractors. This lecture will take you through the diagnosis, treatment, and management of ankle sprains, knee pain, and low back pain in the youth athlete population. Overarching themes for rehab, life hacks, and injury prevention will be included. Techniques covered will include adjustments, soft tissue therapies, laser treatment, taping, rehab, life hacks, and return to play. Upon course completion, you will be able to utilize techniques learned immediately to manage and care for these youth sports injuries.

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Clinical Science
CEDC
The Body-Sport Connection
Vendome

This presentation will address how movement screening can be used to manage patient health and wellness, but also be used to predict athletic performance. By using sport-specific movement screens, a practitioner can now start to understand why athletes move the way they move. Dr. Rose will highlight some of the simple screens all chiropractors can utilize in their offices and show how they translate into athletic performance. 

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Documentation - Includes California Mandatory
CEDC
What the Heck is Wrong With You? Taking a Proper History
Location TBA

In this presentation, Dr. Gregg Friedman will explain the documentation requirements for history taking.  You will also learn the one thing you MUST do at the beginning of care for each patient that will help you blow past several documentation requirements and help establish your value with your patients. 

10:00 am
 – 11:30 am
Keynote
The Power of One More
Location TBA

Ed Mylett draws on 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and coach to top athletes, entertainers, and business executives to reveal powerful strategies to help you live an extraordinary “one more” life. 

In The Power of One More, you’ll learn why you’re closer to your dreams and goals than you think and why using The Power of One More strategy will help you cross the finish line in whatever race you’re running.  

You will understand the psychology and science of how to use The Power of One More in every part of your life to help you solve problems and achieve levels of success you never thought possible. Discover time-tested and unique solutions to challenges that will remove the mental roadblocks you’ve been battling for years.

Perfect for anyone who wants more bliss, wealth, or better relationships, The Power of One More is an indispensable roadmap to realizing and exceeding your personal and professional goals by tapping into the superpowers and gifts you already have inside you. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Clinical Science
CEDC
Myth Busters: Fat Loss Edition
Location TBA

Obesity is at an all-time high, yet many people are confused by the different online advice. Unfortunately, many people with good intentions propagate fitness and nutrition myths that confuse the health consumer trying to change their body composition. We will break down some of these myths and talk about what the data says regarding these fat loss myths. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Clinical Application
CEDC
Lumbar Stenosis: Learn How to Understand and Treat the Millions of Patients Seeking Care for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis – Part I
Vendome

The attendee will be able to understand the multifactorial mechanisms which contribute to creating a central canal spinal stenosis. This course will uncover the subjective presentation, physical findings, and appearance on MRI of a patient with lumbar central canal stenosis. After completing this course of instruction, the attendee will understand the nuances of lumbar central canal stenosis and should feel confident in identifying and offering conservative care to patients with this malady.  This course will attempt to present the most up-to-date research regarding lumbar stenosis. The attendee will also learn ways to refer to another healthcare professional, how to treat based on diagnosis and symptoms.  

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Business Principles
CEDC
How to Strategically Grow Your Chiropractic Practice
Location TBA

This one-hour webinar will discuss best practices on research-based principles of strategic planning, execution, and growth. This will be followed by how to apply these principles to grow your chiropractic business to make a greater difference in your community.

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Chiropractic Assistant
CACEDC
What Your Doctor Wishes You Knew: How Rock Star Teams Initiate, Communicate and Deliver – Part II: Values, Vision, Behavior
Location TBA

This one-hour course will demonstrate the importance of understanding how critical the team is to your success based on your office’s core competencies. We will discuss the initial perception of the office, specific communication strategies, and breakouts to ensure the application of the material.

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Documentation
CACEDC
The Medicare Compliance Program: “Just Show Me What to Do” – Part I
Location TBA

This program was developed with the chief medical directors of several Medicare MAC organizations to provide chiropractors with an understanding of what is required for compliant Medicare documentation. The program takes the fear out of Medicare documentation and provides a very practical pathway implementation of correct documentation of Medicare patients. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Premier - Pediatric: $99
CEDC
Kinesiology Taping for Extremity Conditions in Pediatrics
Location TBA

Sign up with registration. Limited capacity. Additional fees apply.

In this hands-on lecture, you will learn the history and purpose of kinesiology tape within the pediatric population from infants to teens. Upon course completion, you will be able to utilize techniques learned immediately and taping applications will translate to your adult population. Topics covered include the five main reasons kinesiology tape is effective, 10 condition-specific taping applications, typical treatment plans, contraindications, and red flags associated with taping.

 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Documentation - Includes California Mandatory
CEDC
Ethics and Boundaries – Part I
Location TBA
  1. Discuss the four issues of insurance fraud and how to prevent them
  2. Illustrate three types of unlicensed practice
  3. Explain the definition of sexual misconduct
  4. Illustrate excessive treatment and how to prevent it
  5. Discuss four types of violations involving drugs/alcohol

 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Clinical Science
CEDC
All Spines: Animal Chiropractic 101
Location TBA

This one-hour lecture will discuss the basics of animal chiropractic. Starting with history and delving into the assessment. We will cover the effects of chiropractic adjustment on performance and the autonomic nervous system. This will be followed by best practices and different practice types. 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Clinical Application
CEDC
Lumbar Stenosis: Learn How to Understand and Treat the Millions of Patients Seeking Care for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis – Part II
Vendome

The attendee will be able to understand the multifactorial mechanisms which contribute to creating a central canal spinal stenosis. This course will uncover the subjective presentation, physical findings, and appearance on MRI of a patient with lumbar central canal stenosis. After completing this course of instruction, the attendee will understand the nuances of lumbar central canal stenosis and should feel confident in identifying and offering conservative care to patients with this malady.  This course will attempt to present the most up-to-date research regarding lumbar stenosis. The attendee will also learn ways to refer to another healthcare professional, how to treat based on diagnosis and symptoms.  

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Business Principles
CEDC
Short Form Video: How TikTok Changed How To Get New Patients Online
Location TBA

When it comes to marketing, you want to “fish in the ponds where your fish are.” Your fish are on social media. We will discuss the very best up-to-date strategies for building authority in your market and generating high-quality new patients.

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Chiropractic Assistant
CACEDC
What Your Doctor Wishes You Knew: How Rock Star Teams Initiate, Communicate and Deliver – Part III: Build Culture
Location TBA

This one-hour course will demonstrate the importance of understanding how critical the team is to your success based on your office’s core competencies. We will discuss the initial perception of the office, specific communication strategies, and breakouts to ensure the application of the material. 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Documentation
CACEDC
The Medicare Compliance Program: “Just Show Me What to Do” – Part II
Location TBA

This program was developed with the chief medical directors of several Medicare MAC organizations to provide chiropractors with an understanding of what is required for compliant Medicare documentation. The program takes the fear out of Medicare documentation and provides a very practical pathway implementation of correct documentation of Medicare patients.

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Premier - Pediatric: $99
CEDC
Kinesiology Taping for Postural and Development Conditions in Pediatrics
Location TBA

Sign up with registration. Limited capacity. Additional fees apply.

In this hands-on lecture, you will learn the history and purpose of kinesiology tape within the pediatric population from infants to teens. Upon course completion, you will be able to utilize techniques learned immediately and taping applications will translate to your adult population. Topics covered include the five main reasons kinesiology tape is effective, 10 condition-specific taping applications, typical treatment plans, contraindications, and red flags associated with taping.

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Documentation - Includes California Mandatory
CEDC
Ethics and Boundaries – Part II
Location TBA
  1. Explain four types of criminal convictions
  2. Discuss false and misleading advertising
  3. Discuss three items that are beyond the scope of practice for California
  4. Explain negligence and incompetence and appropriate standards of care
  5. Discuss patient records release
  6. Illustrate payment for referrals and legal ramifications

 

4:00 pm
 – 5:30 pm
Keynote
Limitless: Supercharge Your Brain to Learn Faster & Remember More
Location TBA

Master your mind and memory. Learn the latest research to help beat the feelings of everyday brain fog and fatigue. Demonstrating how better brain function can increase productivity, inspire innovation, increase memory, promote neuroplasticity, and help with name recall.  

February 24th

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Clinical Science
CEDC
Loading the Painful Patient: How Coaching Can Maximize Results
Location TBA

This one-hour talk will dive into the topic of motor learning and why it is important to implement specific coaching strategies when integrating exercise into patient care. This course will focus on how to utilize constraint manipulation to change patient biomechanics, why some verbal coaching strategies work better than others for long-term patient results, and how to grab then direct the patient’s focus during an exercise so movements ‘stick’ and improve patient outcomes.

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Business Principles
CEDC
Choosing Your Path: Evaluating Career Opportunities for Chiropractors
Location TBA

This one-hour lecture will detail and compare career opportunities for chiropractors. Opportunities include self-employment (room, mobile, entire space), independent contractor positions, and associate positions (small business, franchises, corporate). This will cover the benefits and drawbacks of each type of employment as well as the risks and rewards. Each opportunity will be evaluated and compared including financial risk/reward, investment of time, future growth potential, and red flags. Additional time will be spent on decision-making, values, agreements, and realistic expectations. 

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Chiropractic Assistant
CACEDC
Red Flags, Recovery, and Rehabilitation for CAs and DCs – Part I
Location TBA

This lecture will cover important red-flag presentations that you must never miss! This starts in chiropractic practice spanning from listening intently on the initial phone call with a new patient to the key things you need to know during history and examination. Then we will shift to principles of rehabilitation from those recovering from long hospital stays on one side of the spectrum all the way to rehabilitating athletes. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to participate in a fun dual CA and DC education program. 

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Chiropractic Principles
CEDC
Principles of Chiropractic Technique
Location TBA

This course reviews the principles upon which contemporary chiropractic diagnostic and adjustive technique procedures are based. It respects the foundational achievements of the great chiropractic technique innovators while refining their work based on the growing body of basic science and clinical research that has allowed chiropractic to take its rightful place in the health care system.

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Premier - Neurology: $99
CEDC
Windows to the Brain: A Look at the Oculomotor System
Location TBA

Sign up with registration. Limited capacity. Additional fees apply.

This is a one-hour presentation providing an up-to-date overview of the relevant anatomy and physiology of eye movements. Eye movements are key components that are essential for the clinician to master to properly evaluate and design an efficacious therapeutic plan. The oculomotor system is the basis of much of the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of care for the brain-injured patient.

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Clinical Application
CEDC
Beyond Pain: Movement and Environmental Vital Signs for the Modern Provider – Part I
Vendome

There is often a significant disconnect between treatment and the complex, high-speed movements of sports, and the environmental demands of real life. This can lead to potential loss of treatment efficacy, treatment context, patient adherence, and poorer health outcomes. This 3-hour block will present treating Doctors with a movement language that explains current performance-based movement practices; a system to integrate current concepts in breathing practices for pain, down-regulation, and performance; and a system of Basecamp environmental/behavioral vital signs like sleep, non-exercise activity, and nutrition. 

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Research/Science
CEDC
Bringing Motor Performance Assessments to Your Practice
Location TBA

This one-hour presentation will discuss a number of objective metrics and assessments that are commonly used in scientific investigations, as well as how to easily integrate these into your clinical practice. This course will also review several relevant, peer-reviewed articles that have used these assessments, and outline steps that clinicians can take to contribute to ongoing studies as well as conduct their own. 

10:00 am
 – 11:30 am
Keynote
CACEDC
True Grit: The Surprising, and Inspiring, Science of Success
Location TBA

Who succeeds in life? In this talk, Angela Duckworth presents her influential work on grit—the tendency to pursue long-term goals with perseverance and passion. She describes the predictive power of grit for performance in various fascinating contexts.

Duckworth has studied groups like the West Point cadets, National Spelling Bee competitors, rookie teachers, and students from the Chicago Public Schools—all people performing in high-stress environments—to look at the correlation between grit and achievement. Drawing from these examples, Duckworth explains what makes gritty individuals different from others and shares her belief that grit “can be instilled and cultivated by anyone, anywhere, and at any time in life.”

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Clinical Science
CEDC
Getting Back to the Basics: Search Pattern Identification
Location TBA

This is a case-based lecture pulled from cases read for chiropractors across the nation. We will review a wide range of pathology from a sports injury, arthritis, infection, and neoplasm all of which have come through practicing Chiropractor’s doors. Proper imaging utilization will be covered, reminding the practicing doctor that arthritis is not the only pathology that could come through their door!

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Business Principles
CEDC
Your Brand is Yours Forever
Location TBA

This one-hour lecture will discuss the importance of creating and leveraging a memorable and effective brand. This is for students, new graduates, and established practices looking to evolve their brands. Branding is more important than ever right now. Potential patients may be making instantaneous decisions about your practice (and whether or not to book an appointment) based on nothing more than a passing glance at your logo. What does your brand say about your practice? In this class, we will discuss the necessary precursors to creating a brand such as your values, target audience, geographic location, and business model. The heart of this lecture relates to creating a brand including your practice name, font, colors, logos, and taglines. Lastly, this lecture details the most important and effective ways to implement your brand across multiple areas of media including within your practice, outside of your practice, and digitally. By the end of this presentation, you will understand what you need to develop a powerful brand identity because after all, your brand is yours forever.

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Chiropractic Assistant
CACEDC
Red Flags, Recovery, and Rehabilitation for CAs and DCs – Part II
Location TBA

This lecture will cover important red-flag presentations that you must never miss! This starts in chiropractic practice spanning from listening intently on the initial phone call with a new patient to the key things you need to know during history and examination. Then we will shift to principles of rehabilitation from those recovering from long hospital stays on one side of the spectrum all the way to rehabilitating athletes. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to participate in a fun dual CA and DC education program.

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Chiropractic Principles
CEDC
Developing a Chiropractic Mentality
Location TBA

The mentality is the viewpoint from which clinical observations are made.  The purpose of this discussion is to examine what made these individuals standouts in our history and apply these lessons to see the value of having an expanded mentality.  Only through developing this type of broad-application mentality can you reach this level of expertise and success in your community.  Dr. Sinnott has been privileged to have learned from many of the professional greats.  Sharing these valuable insights can bring those same results to Chiropractors of today. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Premier - Neurology: $99
CEDC
Principles of Neurorehabilitation: A Case-Based Interactive Presentation – Part I
Location TBA

Sign up with registration. Limited capacity. Additional fees apply.

This is a two-hour presentation providing an up-to-date overview of cutting-edge neurorehabilitation diagnostics and therapeutic strategies. As a foundation, we will review relevant anatomy and physiology of eye movements and vestibular function. These two key components are essential for the clinician to master to properly evaluate and design an efficacious therapeutic plan. Most of the session will be case-based presentations from a state-of-the-art neurorehabilitation facility. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Clinical Application
CEDC
Beyond Pain: Movement and Environmental Vital Signs for the Modern Provider – Part II
Vendome

There is often a significant disconnect between treatment and the complex, high-speed movements of sports, and the environmental demands of real life. This can lead to potential loss of treatment efficacy, treatment context, patient adherence, and poorer health outcomes. This 3-hour block will present treating Doctors with a movement language that explains current performance-based movement practices; a system to integrate current concepts in breathing practices for pain, down-regulation, and performance; and a system of Basecamp environmental/behavioral vital signs like sleep, non-exercise activity, and nutrition. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Research/Science
CEDC
Maintenance Care, Where the Evidence Points Us and What Clinicians Need to Know. A Synopsis of the Nordic Maintenance Care Research Program
Location TBA

The lecture will give an overview of the current understanding of Maintenance Care based on the latest scientific literature.  The focus of the lecture will be to summarize the findings from the Nordic Maintenance Care Program and communicate clear messages and clinical strategies underpinned by robust scientific evidence.

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Clinical Science
CEDC
Resolving Two Hidden Problems That Delay LBP Recovery
Location TBA

This practical and entertaining one-hour presentation will review two commonly overlooked problems that delay LBP recovery. Successful recognition and management of lumbar instability and hip abductor weakness will dramatically and immediately improve clinical results. Attendees will leave this class with advanced practical, evidence-based assessment and management skills to help resolve the most common LBP presentations quickly. 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Business Principles
CEDC
The Science, Art, and Practice of Prenatal Chiropractic Care
Location TBA

Do you want to learn how to care for a special population that needs you more than ever? Learning how to incorporate all aspects of Prenatal care is a win-win for your practice and for pregnant mothers that need your care. In this engaging presentation, Dr. Tahir will teach how to become the Go-To Expert in Prenatal Chiropractic care. You will understand and incorporate all aspects of Prenatal care into your practice, from history, exams, report of findings, and how to collaborate directly with OB /GYNs and Midwives for excellent birth outcomes. 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Chiropractic Assistant
CACEDC
Red Flags, Recovery, and Rehabilitation for CAs and DCs Part III
Location TBA

This lecture will cover important red-flag presentations that you must never miss! This starts in chiropractic practice spanning from listening intently on the initial phone call with a new patient to the key things you need to know during history and examination. Then we will shift to principles of rehabilitation from those recovering from long hospital stays on one side of the spectrum all the way to rehabilitating athletes. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to participate in a fun dual CA and DC education program. 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Chiropractic Principles
CEDC
Vitalistic Principles for Science-Based Practice
Location TBA

This one-hour presentation will cover the application of science into daily encounters and creating wellness-based visits. Proven, advanced communication strategies with professional athletes from the LA Lakers to Stanley Cup champs, based on excellent clinical outcomes. Science, philosophy and conversations that work each week for little leaguers to the big leaguers in your community.

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Premier - Neurology: $99
CEDC
Principles of Neurorehabilitation: A Case-Based Interactive Presentation – Part II
Location TBA

Sign up with registration. Limited capacity. Additional fees apply.

This is a two-hour presentation providing an up-to-date overview of cutting-edge neurorehabilitation diagnostics and therapeutic strategies. As a foundation, we will review relevant anatomy and physiology of eye movements and vestibular function. These two key components are essential for the clinician to master to properly evaluate and design an efficacious therapeutic plan. Most of the session will be case-based presentations from a state-of-the-art neurorehabilitation facility.

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Clinical Application
CEDC
Beyond Pain: Movement and Environmental Vital Signs for the Modern Provider – Part III
Vendome

There is often a significant disconnect between treatment and the complex, high-speed movements of sports, and the environmental demands of real life. This can lead to potential loss of treatment efficacy, treatment context, patient adherence, and poorer health outcomes. This 3-hour block will present treating Doctors with a movement language that explains current performance-based movement practices; a system to integrate current concepts in breathing practices for pain, down-regulation, and performance; and a system of Basecamp environmental/behavioral vital signs like sleep, non-exercise activity, and nutrition.

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Research/Science
CEDC
Maintenance Care in Clinical Practice Using the MAINTAIN Tool. From Guesswork to an Evidence-informed Patient-Centered Clinical Strategy
Location TBA

This lecture will give clinicians a clear understanding of how to incorporate and use the MAINTAIN instrument in clinical practice as part of a stratified evidence-informed approach to Maintenance Care. We will cover the development and scientific evaluation of the MAINTAIN instrument and how to interpret and implement it in practice. You will leave the lecture ready to provide your patients with the latest scientific evidence on Monday morning. 

4:00 pm
 – 5:30 pm
Keynote
Mission Possible
Location TBA

Tim will share how to live a truly meaningful life by recognizing and realizing your clear, unique mission set before you. Having a focused sense of your personal, significance will bring you a lasting sense of purpose. That’s why Mission Possible will help you:

• Identify your priorities
• Align your responsibilities
• Elevate convictions over emotions
• Make decisive, wise, and impactful choices
• Fuel your drive and passion
• Set your sights on a bright future

Let Tim’s message ignite a new spark in your life. Wherever you are in life or your career, whatever your work, you can find your purpose. Accomplish the mission that you have already been called to and equipped for. It’s never too early and it’s never too late to start living a mission possible life.

Find your mission, pursue your purpose, and go create a life that counts.

February 25th

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Clinical Application
CEDC
How To Resolve Chronic Illness With and Without Deep Chronic Pain Syndromes
Location TBA

This one-hour lecture will discuss the critical role of organically bound Minerals in human anatomy, physiology and metabolism; and how without them, we have seen a rise in disease manifestation. This will be followed with a discussion of the role of nutraceuticals in providing nutrients (Ob M’s and more) for optimal health and recovery. Lastly, not all nutraceuticals are the same; the key differences in nutraceuticals will be explained. 

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Business Principles
CEDC
Practice Growth Accelerator: Finding Your Footing in Your First Years in Practice – Part I
Location TBA

This 1-hour presentation will cover the business fundamentals and principles that create the most successful chiropractic practices in the world. This course will be presented in a PowerPoint/workshop format and also briefly cover business procedures.

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Chiropractic Assistant
CACEDC
2023 Billing, Medicare, and Regulatory Updates Made Easy
Location TBA

It’s that time of year again! We must stay on top of the important changes to the profession’s rules and regulations in order to be compliant. Changes in the No Surprises Act, Medicare Part B, Medicare Part C, and the Evaluation and Management codes can derail our good intentions, if not applied properly. This fast-paced training will reveal the most significant changes to be aware of for 2023 to remain at the top of your game in the business of your practice. Knowledge of these updates supports your goals of risk management and staying ahead of the game. Sit down, put your seat belt on and get ready to get the latest information…and have fun while doing it! 

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Chiropractic Principles
CEDC
Aligning Practice, Principles, and Personality for Growth
Location TBA

This one-hour lecture is designed to give the practicing chiropractor or chiropractic student the must-have tools to develop a practice that is congruent with who they are while taking full advantage of their unique skills and abilities so they can thrive with strong leadership, clinical excellence, and personal fulfillment.

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Premier - Neurodynamic: $99
CEDC
General Principles of Neurodynamics and How to Apply Them Clinically
Location TBA

Sign up with registration. Limited capacity. Additional fees apply.

This one-hour presentation will present key points in neurodynamics as they relate to understanding neurodynamic mechanisms and how to connect them to clinical practice. The principles will be applied to the spine and upper and lower extremities. 

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Clinical Science
CEDC
The Brave New World of Interventional Neuromodulation
Vendome

Discoveries in fundamental neuroscience are increasingly driving the development of innovative, rationally designed therapies in medicine.  An example of this is the recent rise of the new field of interventional psychiatry, sparked by the availability of non-invasive neuromodulation tools such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).  Dr. Choi will give an overview of interventional psychiatry, with a particular focus on promising recent developments in the application of TMS for the treatment of depression, OCD, and drug addiction.  

8:30 am
 – 9:30 am
Research/Science
CEDC
Maximizing Health Conversations with Motivational Interviewing
Location TBA

Ever felt at a loss when talking to a “stuck” patient? Or the desire to enhance the wellness small talk that happens during an adjustment? This 1-hour course will explore the similarities and differences between patient-centered communication and Motivational Interviewing (MI) with an emphasis on the evidence supporting MI communication strategies for promoting health behavior change.

10:00 am
 – 11:30 am
Keynote
CACEDC
The Gut Microbiome in Health and Disease
Location TBA

A comprehensive review of the central role the gut microbiome plays in our overall health, including a discussion of the gut-brain axis and how the gut modulates the immune system. Gut dysbiosis and its contribution to the development of multiple conditions, including autoimmune diseases, obesity, allergies, mood disorders, and even cancer, will be explored in detail.

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Clinical Science
CEDC
Incontinence: Treating the Most Common Pelvic Dysfunction – Part I
Vendome

Incontinence affects a significant portion of the population, and many of your patients are suffering in silence. Learn effective communication strategies for approaching this topic as well as hands-on manual care and at-home rehab. If you’re not addressing this dysfunction, your outcomes for other related issues like low back, hip, and pelvic pain can fall short. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Clinical Application
CEDC
Older & Bolder: Chiropractic Care for Healthy Aging – Part I
Location TBA

Aging is an inevitability that awaits us all. In the years to come, our patients will demand – and be willing to pay for – conservative, evidence-based advice and interventions to help them thrive in their golden years. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Business Principles
CEDC
Practice Growth Accelerator: The Chiropractic Marketing Blueprint Every Doctor Should Know – Part II
Location TBA

This 1-hour presentation will cover the business fundamentals and principles that create the most successful chiropractic practices in the world. This course will be presented in a PowerPoint/workshop format and also briefly cover business procedures. 

 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Chiropractic Assistant
CACEDC
How To Create and Maintain A 5 Star Patient Experience – Part I
Location TBA

This course will cover why a 5-Star Patient Experience is necessary for practice growth, patient retention, and practice satisfaction. The course will be covered in two 1-hour sessions. The sessions will break down the different aspects of the practice that contribute to a 5-Star Patient Experience. The course will cover how to compliantly create and/or correct the practice environment to provide the necessary tools for success. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Chiropractic Principles
CEDC
Is Your Patient Comfortable? The Science of Pain and Discomfort During Spinal Adjustment
Location TBA

This one-hour lecture will discuss the topics of patient comfort, reducing patient guarding, patient preferences, the most and least comfortable adjustments, how patients describe pain, discomfort, stiffness, and how pain is perceived by the brain. The goal of this talk is to give practitioners a deeper understanding of pain and discomfort and provide strategies on how to improve patient care. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Premier - Neurodynamic: $99
CEDC
Specific Neurodynamics for Clinical Practice
Location TBA

Sign up with registration. Limited capacity. Additional fees apply.

This one-hour presentation will present key points in specific neurodynamics: neurodynamic functions varying with the region because of the local anatomy and biomechanics. 

The critical points on the clinical application will be presented in the form of hands-on demonstrations. 

1:00 pm
 – 2:00 pm
Research/Science
CEDC
Motivational Interviewing: Amplifying Patient Outcomes with Strategic Health Conversations
Location TBA

Nutrition, exercise, attending regular chiropractic appointments…health behavior change conversations happen with every patient. This 1-hour session will summarize key findings in communication science to maximize the time with patients and invite attendees to practice these motivational interviewing strategies. 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Clinical Science
CEDC
Incontinence: Treating the Most Common Pelvic Dysfunction – Part II
Vendome

Incontinence affects a significant portion of the population, and many of your patients are suffering in silence. Learn effective communication strategies for approaching this topic as well as hands-on manual care and at-home rehab. If you’re not addressing this dysfunction, your outcomes for other related issues like low back, hip, and pelvic pain can fall short.

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Clinical Application
CEDC
Older & Bolder: Chiropractic Care for Healthy Aging – Part II
Location TBA

In this continuation from Part 1, Dr. Thistle will review the impact of falls on the elderly and discuss how we might prevent them; explore chronic pain and musculoskeletal burden in older adults; and summarize impactful research that puts chiropractic at the forefront of healthy aging and meaningful healthcare system changes. 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Business Principles
CEDC
Practice Growth Accelerator: The Science and Communication Behind an Over 90% New Patient Start Rate – Part III
Location TBA

Inside the mind of a patient starting care. When DCs understand how to communicate what the new patient cares most about, then the patient starts to see how the DC is the answer to solving their problem. 

 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Chiropractic Assistant
CACEDC
How To Create and Maintain A 5 Star Patient Experience – Part II
Location TBA

This course will cover why a 5-Star Patient Experience is necessary for practice growth, patient retention, and practice satisfaction. The course will be covered in two 1-hour sessions. The sessions will break down the different aspects of the practice that contribute to a 5-Star Patient Experience. The course will cover how to compliantly create and/or correct the practice environment to provide the necessary tools for success.  

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Chiropractic Principles
CEDC
Scientific Foundation of the Adjustment. How Does it Create so Many Neurophysiological Effects?
Location TBA

This one-hour lecture will discuss what we know about the mechanisms of spinal adjustment and manual therapy. Chiropractors have been facilitating healing and tissue adaptation for over 100 years and with current advances in the science of mechanobiology, we are beginning to understand how.

We will review the science behind a number of effects found after spinal adjustment and look into a theory as to how one visit to the chiropractor can create so many different outcomes. 

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Premier - Neurodynamic: $99
CEDC
Connecting Diagnosis and Treatment to Neurodynamic Dysfunction
Location TBA

Sign up with registration. Limited capacity. Additional fees apply.

This one-hour presentation will present key points in diagnosing neurodynamic dysfunctions and the treatment method. The focus will base the detection of each dysfunction category on mechanisms and their clinical presentations, focusing on specific syndromes as examples.  

2:30 pm
 – 3:30 pm
Research/Science
CEDC
How Research is Creating New Opportunities for the Chiropractic Profession
Location TBA

This one-hour course will discuss how the quantity and quality of chiropractic research has increased exponentially over the past two decades. This research has opened up opportunities for chiropractors to integrate into large healthcare systems and provides evidence that will help patients receive the right care at the right time. This presentation will review some of the most influential research studies that have advanced the cultural authority of chiropractors, and provide a forum for discussion about new opportunities that will become available in the future.  

4:00 pm
 – 5:30 pm
Keynote
CACEDC
DOPAMINE NATION: A NeuroScience-Informed Approach to Compulsive Overconsumption in a Reward-Overloaded World
Location TBA

This is a time of unprecedented access to high-reward, high-dopamine stimuli: drugs, food, news, gambling, shopping, gaming, texting, Facebooking, Instagramming, YouTubing, tweeting . . . The increased numbers, variety, and potency are staggering. As such, we’ve all become vulnerable to compulsive overconsumption. Yet, it is possible to find contentment and connectedness by keeping dopamine in check.   

In this talk, Professor Anna Lembke will provide a practical, science-informed approach to addressing compulsive overconsumption of everything from food to sex, to video games. Q&A will follow after the presentation. 

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