Educational Program


NCLC 2018 offers attendees innovative presentations from thought leaders and content experts on how to bring evidence into everyday practice. Attendees can earn up to 14 CEUs* through two educational tracks:

Track 1: Perspectives for a Successful and Ethical Practice. Attendees will learn best practices in marketing, documentation, performance measurement and care pathways that will build trust and improve the quality of care delivered. 

Track 2: Best Practices in Spine Care. Attendees will learn how to bring research into everyday practice and improve patients' outcomes with practical lessons from cutting-edge chiropractic research. (Sponsored by Spine IQ)

*Pending state board approval. CEUs are not available for AR, CA, HI, KY, LA, NH, MI, OK and WV. Refer to Continuing Education for detailed information.  Schedule is subject to change. 

Thursday, March 1 - Pre-Conference Sessions
 Pre-conference sessions are not included in the conference registration and incur an additional fee.
1:00pm - 2:00pm  Head-Eye-Vestibular-Motion (HEVM) Therapy Affects the Mental and Physical Health of Severe Chronic Post Concussion Patients(1 CEU)*
Frederick R. Carrick, DC, PhD, MS-HPEd
 1:00pm - 2:00pm  Management of Common Infant Conditions: Colic, Nursing Dysfunction, and Reflux  (1 CEU)*
Jennifer L. Brocker, DC, DICCP
2:00pm - 5:00pm  Medicare Pre-Conference (3 CEU)*
Friday, March 2 
Track 1 Perspectives for a Successful and Ethical Practice 
10:30am - 11:30am Online Reputation Management (non-CEU)
Bill Groux, Healthgrades
11:30am - 12:30pm  Designing the Patient Experience to Successfully Attract Millennials (1 CEU)*
Jeff Miller 
12:30pm - 2:00pm    Lunch with the Exhibitors 
2:00pm - 4:00pm Evidence-based Rehabilitative Techniques (2 CEU)*
Moderator: Jonathan Parham, DC
Ted L. Forcum, DC, DACBSP 
Jerrold J. Simon, DC, DACRB 
Austin D. McMillin, DC 
4:30pm - 5:30pm  Clinical Relationship between Gut Health and Spinal Joint Inflammation  (1 CEU)*
Robert G. Silverman, DC
Track 2 Best Practices in Spine Care (Sponsored by Spine IQ)
10:30am - 12:30pm Implementation Science – Translating Evidence into Practice Panel (2 CEU)*
Moderator: Elizabeth Moos, DC
John S. Stites, DC 
William J. Lauretti, DC
Charles A. Simpson, DC 
 12:30pm - 2:00pm   Lunch with the Exhibitors 
2:00pm - 4:00pm Primary Spine Practitioner Panel (2 CEU)*
Moderator: Stephen Perle, DC
Brian Justice, DC 
John Ventura, DC 
David Beneliyahu, DC 
4:30pm - 5:30pm  Clinical Practice Guidelines: What Good Are They? (1 CEU)*
Jay Greenstein, DC
Wayne Whalen, DC
Ronald Farabaugh, DC
Saturday, March 3 
Track 1 Perspectives for a Successful and Ethical Practice 
10:30am - 11:30am Behavioral Change, Health Coaching and Chiropractic Care: Sustaining Long Term Results (1 CEU)*
Joel Kreisberg, DC
11:30am - 12:30pm Coding, Billing and Compliance (1 CEU)*
Kevin Sharp, DC   
12:30pm - 2:00pm    Lunch with the Exhibitors 
2:00pm - 3:00pm How to Build a Compliant and Profitable Practice (non-CEU)
Kevin Sharp, DC 
3:00pm - 4:00pm  Using Patients Reports of Outcomes and Experience to Improve Outcomes (1 CEU)* 
Jonathan R. Field, DC MSC PhD
4:30pm - 5:30pm  Redefining LBP Best Practices Through Real World Outcome Data (1 CEU)*
Tim Bertelsman, DC, CCSP, FACO
Brandon Cory Steele, DC, FACO
Track 2 Best Practices in Spine Care (Sponsored by Spine IQ) 
10:30am - 12:30pm Am I Choosing Wisely? - How to Implement Choosing Wisely in Your Practice (2 CEU)*
Moderator: Christine Goertz DC, PhD 
John Ventura DC 
Kendall Payne, DC 
Lee Matthis, DC 
12:30pm - 2:00pm   Lunch with the Exhibitors 
2:00pm - 4:00pm  Models of Integrated Practice Panel (2 CEU)*
Moderator: Stephen Perle, DC
Lauren E. Austin-McClellan, DC, MS
Anthony Lisi, DC 
Leo J. Bronston, DC 
James J. Lehman, DC 
4:30pm - 5:30pm  Spinal Stenosis, Post-Surgical, Cervical, Upper Thoracic, Lumbar (1 CEU)*
James M. Cox, DC, DACBR