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2018 Annual Convention 3
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JUNE 29, 30 & JULY 1

The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center - State College, PA

215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803

814-863-5000  

UP TO 25 CEs for DCs! WHAT?! 

YES! Complete all 24 of your required license renewal credits in one weekend!

CEs include Act 31 Child Abuse Training/Renewal

FRIDAY 8a - 11a (3 CE)

FULL ATTENDEE PACKET 

JUST NEED THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND WHO SPEAKS WHEN?

HEAR DIRECTLY FROM OUR SPEAKERS ABOUT THIS YEAR'S CONVENTION:

DEED HARRISON, DC  

   Friday 12:00p - 8:10p (8CE)

"The Spine and Posture is the Key for Human Health & Disease:  A Contemporary Update on Chiropractic BioPhysics Technique"

Sponsored by Chiropractic BioPhysics®

This course provides an integrated education for the Doctor of Chiropractic in the Science and Art of chiropractic techniques for sagittal plane spine subluxations Populations. Emphasis is placed on normal alignment, analysis, and rehabilitation techniques for the sagittal plane of the spine and human posture.  A survey of research material will be reviewed supporting the utilization and efficacy of Chiropractic treatment techniques methods across a spectrum of patient conditions.

Deed E. Harrison, DC graduated from Life-West Chiropractic College in 1996. Dr. Harrison has developed and researched original spinal rehabilitation procedures and has lectured to thousands of Chiropractors in over 300 educational conferences around the world. He has authored approximately 100 peer-reviewed spine related publications, 4 spine textbooks, and numerous conference proceedings. Additionally, Dr. Harrison is a member to the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS), is a former International Chiropractors Association’s (ICA) Nevada State Assembly Representative member, and is the acting Chair of the PCCRP Chiropractic Radiography Guidelines. Currently, Dr. Harrison is the President / CEO of Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®)Technique & Seminars and is the President of CBP NonProfit, Inc. – a spinal research foundation.

David Klein, CPC, CPMA, CHC

     Friday 7:45a - 11:45p (4CE)

"Protect Your Practice From Audits and Recoupment; Documentation and Coding for Medicare and Commercial Payers"

Sponsored by PayDC

In this presentation, David Klein, a certified medical coder/auditor and compliance consultant will provide in-depth instruction on how to properly document for maximum and correct reimbursement. He will discuss the critical resources every practice should have for accurate coding and documentation. He will review Medicare’s new Quality Payment Program with a focus on MIPS. He will show attendee’s how to accurately tell the story that reflects treatment being prescribed, as well as view the essentials to coding and documentation including how to tell the story of care.

David is a certified medical coding and compliance consultant with over 18 years of experience in Medical Coding and Compliance. He has provided training and education to hundreds of providers in both one-on-one and group settings. In 1999 he became the Billing and Compliance Manager for a group of 37 offices located in five different states. Currently, he is the Founder and President of DK Coding & Compliance, Inc. a health care consulting firm that focuses on coding audits, education, compliance and reimbursement issues. David also co-founded PayDC.com, the emerging leader in the healthcare software development arena, providing solutions focused on facilitating business growth, reimbursement, and regulatory compliance. He is a certified professional coder through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and is certified in healthcare compliance through the Health Care Compliance Board (HCCB).

KURT JUERGENS, DC, CCSP

    Saturday: 8:00a - 3:40p (6 CE)       Sunday: 8:00a - 2:00p (6CE)

"Tools & Techniques for a Sports Chiropractic Practice" 

Sponsored by Foot Levelers, Inc.

Have you ever wanted to expand your practice into more of a sports-focused practice? Do you find yourself with an interest in sports medicine but also a passion for Chiropractic? Do you just want to know more about treating athletes and extremity conditions/injuries? If yes, then this is the course for you. Dr. Juergens will teach you how to develop relationships of trust with other healthcare professionals in the sports field. You will learn your role as a member of a sports medicine team, gain an understanding of lower extremity rehab protocols, and learn how and when to manage a multitude of lower extremity conditions/injuries.  You will also gain a full understanding of health issues affecting the young athlete, with special considerations regarding the female athlete.

Dr. Kurt Juergens, DC, CCSP has been in practice since 1989 and has extensive post-graduate training in Sports Medicine. In 1992, Dr. Juergens was selected to be a member of the United States Track & Field Trials Sports Medicine Team. He has also served on the sports medicine teams for the NCAA Track & Field Championships, ATP’s Tennis Masters Cup and U.S. Clay Court Championships. In Dr. Juergen’s engaging talks, learn all about adding Active Care and Rehab To Your Practice and working with other medical and healing disciplines to deliver exceptional care to patients.

DAN MURPHY, DC, DABCO

   Saturday:  7:40a - 3:40p (6.5CE)     Sunday:  7:40a - 1:00p (5.5CE)

"Vitality: Anti-Aging, Performance and Health Living"

Sponsored by Erchonia, Corp.

Find out how to make a difference in America’s healthcare star ting with your patients from research expert Professor Dan Murphy DC, DABCO.  Dr. Murphy  offers the highest quality learning courses validated by scientific research. In this course, Dr. Murphy will educate on structure and function throughout the nervous system and the entire body for systemic wellness; including, but not limited to ATP, mitochondria, laser therapy, brain function, low back pain, nutrition and state-of-the-art technologies that are tailor-made for expert chiropractic care. The knowledge and skills you learn in this course can be applied immediately when you return to the office!

Daniel Murphy, DC, DABCO is a well-recognized, award winning chiropractor and a popular instructor who teaches internationally while maintaining a part-time clinical practice.  He has taught over 1,610 twelve-hour postgraduate continuing education classes.  He also serves as part-time undergraduate faculty professor at Life Chiropractic College West, where he is currently teaching classes to seniors in the management of spinal disorders. He is a contributing author to several books and a quarterly columnist in the American Journal of Clinical Chiropractic. From 2003 – 2009, Daniel Murphy, DC, DABCO served as the Vice President of the International Chiropractic Association.  In 2014, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation (IAFNR).

KARIN TONER PIERCE

     Saturday   8:00a - 3:40p

"Ignite Practice Growth - CA Style!"

Sponsored by ChiroAbility, LLC

 Looking to energize your practice?   Enroll your CA for a power-packed day at convention this year!! From overcoming front desk challenges to blowing through billing and collection hurdles, this 8 hour CA seminar led by Karin Toner Pierce of ChiroAbility, LLC will ignite your CA to reach new heights!   If you want your staff to help you increase profits and decrease stress register them today for this robust course in practice management ~ CA style! There’s even a panel of experts which is sure to send your assistants into power drive!

Karin is an accomplished seminar speaker/office consultant specializing in CA training of policies and  procedures directed towards practice growth.  She is the owner and CEO of ChiroAbility, LLC, which is provides exceptional service and reliability with proven strategies to convey patient education for care plan compliance. Karin has been involved in chiropractic professionally for 21 years and makes it her personal mission to help practices as grow their patient base and significantly improve collections. She has a passion for chiropractic and for helping chiropractors and their staff function efficiently on a daily basis.

GERARD CLUM, DC, FICA

   Saturday  4:20p - 6:00p (2CE)

Keynote Speaker - "The Opioid Crisis of 2018 & How Chiropractic Can Help"

Sponsored by F4CP

Prepare yourself and your practice to take an active role in the national effort addressing the opioid epidemic. Gain the history, context and current moment understanding to enable yourself to speak and act, as a chiropractor, in addressing the worst drug epidemic in our history as a nation. Learn what you can do in your office, community and state to be a leader in stemming this family destroying plague affecting your patients, friends and neighbors.

Dr. Clum is a 1973 Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate has been a faculty member at Palmer College of Chiropractic, a founding faculty member at Life Chiropractic College (now Life University) and first president of Life Chiropractic College West holding office from January 1981 through January 2011. He presently serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the F4CP and as Treasurer and  member of the Board of Directors of the Integrated Health Policy Consortium (IHPC). He has been recognized as “Chiropractor of the Year” by ICA, “Man of the Year” by Dynamic Chiropractic and as one of the top five leaders of the chiropractic profession in a Dynamic Chiropractic readers’ poll. Dr. Clum was the 2014 recipient of the Lee-Homewood Award of the Association for the History of Chiropractic. He has lectured throughout the world and has been recognized and honored for his efforts over the years by international, national, state and local groups.

PCA MEMBER

$349 through 6/28
  • $399 at the door

Non Member

$449 through 6/28
  • $499 at the door

CA/Staff/Student

$129 through 6/28
  • $149 at the door

ONE DAY RATE

$179 through 6/28
  • $229 at the door

EXHIBIT BOOTHS ARE BOOKED!  Request info for 2019's Convention here.     

Exhibit Hall - Vendor Booths

Booth 1ProMassagers LLC

Professional Percussion Massagers

Booth 2: Anabolic Labs

Nutritional Supplements

Booth 3: Bryanne Enterprises

Chiropractic Equipment

Booth 4: USA Laser Biotech International

Lumix Laser Technology

Booth 5: ChiroAbility

Billing & Practice Management Consulting

Booth 6: Ideal Protein of America

Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol

Booth 7: ChiroHealthUSA

Discount Medical Plan Organization

Booth 8: Pittsburgh Property and Casualty

Malpractice Insurance

Booth 9: Brandywine Imaging Inc.

X-Ray Equipment & Accessories

 

Booth 10: ExpiTrans

Credit Card Processing

Booth 11: Nutritional Frontiers, LLC

Nutritional Supplements

Booth 12: LiteCure, LLC

LightForce Therapy Lasers

Booth 13: Stopain

Clinical Topical Analgesics

Booth 14: Waddell & Reed

Financial Advisor/Planner

Booth 15: F4CP

Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

Booth 16: Standard Process

Nutritional Supplements

Booth 17: Palmer college of Chiropractic

Chiropractic College

Booth 18: D'Youville College

Chiropractic College

Booth 19: Nimar Supply

Medical Supplies

Booth 20: Local Gold

Total Marketing Solutions for Chiropractors

Booth 21:  Brace Express

Orthopedic Supports & Braces

Booth 22/23: Biokinemetrics

Digital X-Ray

Booth 24: PayDC

Coding & Billing Software

Booth 25: NCMIC

Malpractice Insurance

Booth 26: Advanced Medical Equipment, LLC

Chiropractic DME

Booth 27: Avant Wellness Systems

Class 3B Therapy Lasers

 

Booth 28: ELvation Medical Inc.

PiezoWave2/Musculoskeletal Therapies

Booth 29: Gladiator Therapeutics LLC

Gladiator Therapeutic Blanket

Booth 30: Medical Billing Solutions

Outsource Billing Services

Booth 31: Imaging Services, Inc.

 CR & DR Digital Imaging

Booth 32: Healthy Hemp Solutions

 CBD Oils & Supplements

Booth 33:  PCA BOOTH

Booth 34: Erchonia Corporation

 Low Level Lasers

Booth 35: Foot Levelers

Custom Orthotics

Booth 36: Dr. Deed Harrison

Chiropractic BioPhysics® Technique 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS? Contact Lindsay Walter at ceconvention@pennchiro.org or 717-232-5762