COMMITTED TO CHIROPRACTIC EXCELLENCE  

Saturday
May 6

8AM – 12PM
Jack Wolfson, DO

The “Paleo Cardiologist” The Natural Way to Heart Health

8AM – 10AM
John Lamonica, DC

ERISA: Understanding the Appeal Process

10AM – 12PM
Steven Farraher, MD & Jeremy Duda, MD

Imaging of the Pelvic and Groin and Clinical and Imaging Issues in Spinal MRIs

1:30PM – 5:30PM
Stuart Hoffman, DC

How the Stroke Heard Round the Globe Changed your Practice

1:30PM – 5:30PM
Morgan Mullican, DC

Active Care Made Easy: Show Patients the Why & How

Sunday
May 7

8AM – 12PM
Morgan Mullican, DC

Active Care Made Easy: Show Patients the Why & How

8AM – 12PM
Scott Munsterman, DC

MACRA, MIPS, and Chiropractic

Guest Speakers

Choose your course from our experienced panel of speakers.

SATURDAY MAY 6
8AM – 12PM

Dr. Jack Wolfson

4 CE credits possible!
Sponsored by Biotics

Dr. Jack Wolfson

The "Paleo Cardiologist" The Natural Way to Heart Health

Join us for this in-depth look at nutritional protocols and testing for hypertension, cholesterol, and irregular heartbeat. Topics include a dietary approach to prevention and treatment of hypertension, diagnostic tests, the role of chiropractic care, blood testing, plaque formation, and pharmaceutical vs. natural treatments. In his presentation on irregular heartbeat, Dr. Wolfson will discuss diagnostic options, differential diagnosis, how chiropractic can influence symptoms, blood testing, dietary approaches, and symptoms and signs of what may be a medical emergency. Finally, our speaker will discuss vaccination, its role in heart disease, and how to recognize vaccine injury.

As seen on CNN, The Washington Post, USA Today, NBC, and author of Amazon’s best seller “The Paleo Cardiologist,” Dr. Jack Wolfson DO, FACC, Board Certified Cardiologist is a graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Wolfson practiced as a conventional cardiologist before the realization hit that medical doctors were not preventing disease but only treating symptoms. Since meeting his wife, Heather Wolfson, DC, he has changed his whole life and medical practice style, switching from the sickness paradigm to one of health and wellness.

SATURDAY MAY 6
8AM – 10AM

Dr. John Lamonica

2 CE credits possible!

Dr. John Lamonica

ERISA: Understanding the Appeal Process

The speaker for this course will teach the steps of the ERISA appeals process. Topics of discussion include an introduction to ERISA, relevant court rulings, rules and regulations, assignment of benefits vs. legal assignment of benefits, explanation of benefits, denials, full and fair review, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Dr. John Lamonica, a graduate of New York Chiropractic College, has been a chiropractor since 1985. He has served the profession for more than two decades in various positions for both state and national chiropractic organizations. He presently holds the position of President for the New York Chiropractic Council (NYCC) and most recent past president for the Congress of Chiropractic State Organizations (COCSA).

SATURDAY MAY 6
10AM – 12PM

Drs. Steven Farraher and Jeremy Duda

2 CE credits possible!
Sponsored by Insight Imaging

Drs. Steven Farraher and Jeremy Duda

Musculoskeletal Imaging: Imaging of the Pelvic and Groin & Clinical and Imaging Issues in Spinal MRIs

Join Dr.’s Farraher, and Duda for an enlightening and informative presentation designed to increase the doctor of chiropractic’s knowledge of proper musculoskeletal imaging and provide the latest radiologic techniques and research to better treat the chiropractic patient. Topics include: radiologic anatomy and identification of structures, clinical application of diagnostic imaging, MR techniques, pertinent findings on MR, clinical relevance, case studies and research.

Steven W. Farraher, M.D. (Spectrum Medical Group) is a board certified diagnostic radiologist at Marshwood Imaging Center in Scarborough, Maine and Diagnostic Imaging Center of Augusta. He received his medical degree at University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts and his fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging fellowship, including CT, MRI, plain films, fluoroscopy, arthrography and bone biopsies, facet injections, skeletal ultrasound at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Jeremy Duda is a board certified abdominal imaging and interventional radiologist at Central Maine Imaging Center in Lewiston, Maine. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and his fellowship in abdominal Imaging and Interventional imaging at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Radiology in Boston, Massachusetts.

SATURDAY MAY 6
1:30PM – 5:30PM

Dr. Stuart Hoffman

4 CE credits possible!
Sponsored by ChiroSecure

Dr. Stuart Hoffman

How the Stroke Heard Round the Globe Changed your Practice

Join ChiroSecure’s Dr. Stu Hoffman as he shows how to turn controversy into harmony. As a chiropractor the elephant in the room is Informed Consent specifically related to stroke. In this powerful presentation, Dr. Hoffman will share how the media has bought into linking stroke and chiropractic care, and how the emergency room doctors are sharing that belief with patients. Dr. Hoffman will walk through every phase of the Informed Consent Packet that is now considered one of the best in the profession, complied by Dr. Hoffman and the entire legal team at ChiroSecure. You will leave this presentation with references, forms, strategies and the confidence to embrace the controversy armed with the strongest evidence available.

A 1981 graduate of Life, Dr. Stuart Hoffman is the president of ChiroSecure, the only malpractice insurance program endorsed and approved by the ICA. He is a highly experienced doctor of chiropractic and licensed insurance broker. A Distinguished Fellow of the International Chiropractors Association, Dr. Hoffman was the Michigan Chiropractor of the Year for 1987. He has held various leadership positions within the ICA and Michigan and Arizona state chiropractic associations, including as president of the Michigan Chiropractic Council.

SATURDAY MAY 6
1:30PM – 5:30PM
OR
SUNDAY MAY 7
8AM – 12PM

Dr. Morgan Mullican

8 CE credits possible!
Sponsored by Breakthrough Coaching

Dr. Morgan Mullican

Active Care Made Easy: Show Patients the Why & How

Research shows that if we don’t address the weakness, core balance, posture and abnormal movement patterns the patient will have reoccurrence of their symptoms and age prematurely. In this seminar Dr. Mullican will review all the reasons “why” patients need active care today more than ever and the talking points that will help show the patient the value of exercising. You’ll learn how to measure your patients’ progress to document medical necessity and the correct coding, time requirements and how determine when the patient has reach maximum improvement. This session includes hands‐on training so you can go back to your practice on Monday ready to implement what you have learned.

Dr. Mullican graduated in 1988 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa with research honors. He was on staff at Palmer College where he taught in the radiology department. In 1989 he began his practice in Dallas and within a few years, started two multiple clinics. In 1993, he earned his diplomat in clinical nutrition from the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition and his certified clinical nutrition degree from the University of New York in 1996. After joining Breakthrough Coaching in 2000, he converted both highly successful multiple clinics to DC/MD practices as well as his own chiropractic practice of 11 years. Dr. Mullican was awarded the “Excellence in Chiropractic Service” award in 1993 and the Breakthrough Coaching Chiropractor of the Year Award in 2001.

SUNDAY MAY 7
8AM – 12PM

Dr. Scott Munsterman

4 CE credits possible!
Sponsored by Best Practices Academy

Dr. Scott Munsterman

MACRA, MIPS and Chiropractic

Dr. Munsterman will discuss the requirements and timeline for the new Medicare payment system, the Quality and Resource Use Report (QRUR), how chiropractors will be scored in important categories under MIPS, options for practice recognition, the chiropractor’s role in the medical neighborhood, and how Alternative Payment Models (APMs) are defined by Medicare within the Quality Payment Program. If you treat Medicare patients, you cannot afford to miss this presentation!

Dr. Scott Munsterman is CEO and founder of Best Practices Academy, a health care services organization with a mission of providing focused leadership to equip value-based practices and improve clinical outcomes. An acknowledged expert on the transforming model of health care delivery with a commitment to the promotion and advancement of the chiropractic profession, Dr. Munsterman is a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors who is a graduate of Northwestern Health Sciences University. He currently serves in the South Dakota House of Representatives, where he chairs the House Health and Human Services Committee.

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