In-Person Event

 

October 7 – October 8 | Durham, NC

In-Person Information:

This option includes access to the live online option & on-demand education.

You can get up to 10 hours CEUs in-person/up to 10 hours online and 6 hours of on-demand education. You can also obtain up to 2 self-reported hours for visiting with exhibitors.

DCs are required to obtain at least 10 “in-person” hours per renewal period.

    Location: Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701

    Stay:  Reserve your room at Durham Marriott City Center for 219 USD per night. The special rate is valid until  Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

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    The NCCA and its events adhere to policies and protocols applicable to the venue location, including those related to COVID-19.

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    Early Bird Registration Rates:

    Valid until September 13, 2022

    • NCCA DC Member  $290
    • NCCA DC Non-Member $320
    • CA Member: $125
    • CA Non-Member: $150

    Schedule of Events:

    Friday, October 7th

    "Become the SIBO Hero in Your Town" with Dr. Dinezza| 4 CEUs

    4 hours of CEU
    1:00 PM – 5:00  PM

    Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a leading cause of IBS symptoms, and it is notorious for being difficult to treat. However, in this session, participants will learn that this doesn’t have to be the case! Join us and learn how to be the “SIBO hero” in your town.

    "Taping Movements, Not Muscles” & “Myofascial Cupping" with Dr. Torrance | 4 CEUs

    4 hours of CEU
    1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    This course introduces the learner to functional taping methods that can improve the movement and performance of patients and clients. The afternoon course introduces the concept of skin/fascial decompression to help improve tissue mobility, enhance movement and modulate pain with the use of myofascial cups.

    Sponsored by RockTape

    CA Class -"Insurance : Making the Most of your Reimbursement" with Sheri Frost| *Non CEU

    1:oo PM – 5:00 PM

    Class Objectives:

    • Understanding how out-of-state policies affect your verification process and reimbursement
    • Loading the right information into your software each time
    • Correcting Claims – do’s and don’ts
    • Changes to modifiers and codes
    • Balance Billing – what it is and why it’s illegal
    • Changes in 2023 – what to expect
    • Hodge Podge – an assortment of one-item topics that will help you get paid the first time

    Sponsored by ChiroBillNC

    After Class Reception - Unwind with the NCCA

    5:oo PM – 6:00 PM

    TBD

    Saturday, October 8th:

    *Breakfast is available starting at 8:00 AM at the convention center

    "Clinical Quality and Documentation Standards" with Dr. Sharp| 3 CEUs

    3 hours of CEU
    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

    Improve the quality of care and treatment outcomes through the use of best practices and superior clinical documentation and promote patient safety and reduce malpractice risk.

    Sponsored by HNS

    "Successful Concussion Care" with Dr. Powell| 3 CEUs

    3 hours of CEU
    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    This course will primarily focus on the clinical assessments and treatment strategies a chiropractor can use to help patients who suffered a concussion (or whiplash) and have not fully recovered weeks, months, or even years later.

    Course Objectives:

    • Define concussion vs TBI
    • Gather the most useful information to decide how to treat a person with Persistent Post
    • Concussion Syndrome (PPCS)
    • Address each key component for successful recovery of PPCS

    Sponsored by NCMIC

    CA Class -"Becoming a Stellar Chiropractic Assistant with Elizabeth Nieland| *Non CEU

    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    This Track will focus on systems and procedures that will guide the Chiropractic Assistant in becoming a master of the basics.
    We will walk through the clinic’s overall experience from working together as a team, phone skills, patient communications, and over-the-counter collections. 
    This course is designed to explain the “Why behind the What” for your entire team in all aspects of practice and we will then explore how to create systems and procedures that will be unique to your own practice.

    Lunch Break

    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM 

    Please join us for lunch to recharge before the next education session.

    "Clinical Quality and Documentation Standards Cont." with Dr. Sharp| 3 CEUs

    3 hours of CEU
    2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Improve the quality of care and treatment outcomes through the use of best practices and superior clinical documentation and promote patient safety and reduce malpractice risk.

    Sponsored by HNS

    "Brain-Based Chiropractic Care Cont." with Dr. Powell| 3 CEUs

    3 hours of CEU
    2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Course Objectives:

    • Doctors completing this course will be able to
      describe the most important conditions required for neurons to function
    • Assess basic neurological function with examination procedures
    • Modify their treatment procedures to better impact brain function

    Sponsored by NCMIC

    CA Class -"Hands-on Roundtable" with Elizabeth Nieland| *Non CEU

    Starts at 2:00 PM
    In the afternoon we will involve attendees with role-playing and strategies to handle the “What Happens If” situations that Chiropractic assistants encounter
    on a daily basis. We will explore how to create systems and procedures that will be unique to your own practice.

    In-Person Speakers:

    Nicole DiNezza, DC, NTP

    Nicole DiNezza, DC, NTP

    "Become the SIBO Hero in Your Town"

    Dr. Nicole DiNezza, DC, NTP is the founder of Infinity Holistic Healthcare and the founder and lead instructor of FODMAP Freedom in 90 Days. In her practice, she helps people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), acid reflux, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

     

    Abby Torrance, DC

    Abby Torrance, DC

    "Taping Movements, Not Muscles” & “Myofascial Cupping"- Sponsored by RockTape

    Accomplished health and wellness professional looking to evolve her career to be a part of an organization making
    an impact in the lives of individuals. Excellent listening and communication skills with a strong emphasis on
    patience and understanding. Ability to assess and calm mental pressure and job-related stress in clients.
    Skilled in interpreting situational needs and counseling clients. Strong time management, organizational, and
    customer service skills.

    Sponsored by RockTape

    Kevin Sharp, DC

    Kevin Sharp, DC

    "Clinical Quality and Documentation Standards"

    Dr. Kevin Sharp, founder of Sharp Chiropractic in Winston Salem, NC is one of the country’s foremost experts in the areas of compliant clinical documentation and insurance industry standards. His expertise includes a combination of active chiropractic practice, continuing education, teaching, consulting and advisory work.

    Sponsored by HNS

    Mike Powell, DC, DACNB

    Mike Powell, DC, DACNB

    "Successful Concussion Care" & "Brain-Based Chiropractic Care"

    Dr. Powell is a second-generation chiropractor, Logan College of Chiropractic graduate, and has been practicing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa since 1996. He has taught functional neurology extensively as faculty with the Carrick Institute The majority of his patients either have well-established neurological diagnoses or complex conditions that have not improved despite extensive care. He has a passion for sharing what he’s learned from research, other doctors, and his patients to help as many chiropractors as possible service at a higher level.

    Dr. Powell has served as a board member for the Iowa Board of Chiropractic, Iowa Chiropractic Society, and Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa. He has been involved with the NBCE, FCLB, IAFNR, ACNB, and ACA Councils. Over the years he has presented at chiropractic and medical colleges, state associations, and multi-disciplinary events. Dr. Powell is the author of “The Potential Impact of Various Physiological Mechanisms on Outcomes in TBI, mTBI, Concussion, and PPCS” Journal of Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Ergonomics, 2013.

    Sponsored by NCMIC

    Sheri Frost

    Sheri Frost

    "Insurance in 2022-2023 – Making the Most of your Reimbursement"

    Chirobill NC has been serving North Carolina Chiropractors since 2015. They employ a team of credentialed billers and coders who accumulatively have more than 50 years in the industry. Sheri Frost, the principal owner has been working in chiropractic since 2010, having previously spent 25 years as a non-profit executive.  Sheri has advanced degrees and credentials in health care administration and emergency management with more than 35 years of experience in project management and training & development.

    Sponsored by ChiroBillNC

    Elizabeth Nieland

    Elizabeth Nieland

    "Becoming a Stellar Chiropractic Assistant" & "Hands-on Roundtable"

    Elizabeth Nieland has been a Chiropractic Assistant since 2004.  She has been active in all positions within a high-volume practice in Wilkesboro, NC with her husband Dr. James Nieland where she has developed the skills and background needed to build a successful practice.  During that time, she expanded her knowledge beyond Chiropractic and worked with companies like Novant Health to learn the dynamic of Medical & Hospital Practice Management.  

    She has continued her passion for the Chiropractic Profession and shared her skills and expertise throughout the United States during her time as the Director of Quality Improvement for SIDECAR, LLC Billing Services and as a consultant for many Chiropractic Software Companies.  She is currently an Advisor for SIDECAR, LLC on their Billing Advisory Board and an active participant with the NCCA.