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2017 Spring Convention
March 10-12, 2017

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Save the date for the New York State Chiropractic Association 2017 Spring Convention
March 10-12, 2017
Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort | 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT 06382

Benefit from first-rate continuing education programs covering topics in industry, insurance, no-fault, workers' compensation, and practice management. These events offer educational seminars, license renewal, exhibits, and special guest speakers in family-friendly venues.

Earn up to 15 Continuing Education Credits! (Total Category 1 credits TBA; Out-of-state credits TBA)
Special Pricing for NYSCA, NY Council, and ACA Members

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Early Member Registration is $229. Non-member Early Registration is $329.
Please note: Rooms at Mohegan Sun at the group rate have sold out at this time. If we are able to obtain additional rooms at the group rate, a notice will be posted here. There are also other hotels local to Mohegan Sun that appear to still have availability: Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville (860) 367-0880; Holiday Inn Norwich (860) 889-5201.

Friday, March 10th
1:30pm-4:30pm Nuts and Bolts: Medical Necessity Documentation for Medicare
- Robert J. DeSantis, DC, DAAPM, CSCS 
(3CE|3Cat1*)
5:00pm-7:00pm Chiropractic: It's Our Time - Fabrizio Mancini, DC FICC FACC   (No CE)
Saturday, March 11th
8:00am-10:00am Maximum Medical Improvement in NYS Workers' Comp - Impairment rating & the C4.3 form
- Joseph Merckling, DC  
(2CE|2Cat1‡*)
8:00am-10:00am Better, Longer and Stronger: Spine Stabilization for the Chiropractic Practice
- Jason Brown DC | Sponsored by Performance Health
(2CE*)
10:30am-12:30pm Manual and IASTM Treatment of Upper Extremities
- Thomas E. Hyde, DC, DACBSP | Sponsored by NCMIC
(2CE†*)
10:30am-12:30pm Elastic Therapeutic Taping
- Jennifer Illes- Rector, B.Sc., D.C., M.S. | Sponsored by Performance Health
(2CE*)
2:30pm-4:30pm Back to Sex: Practical Advice For Sex and Low Back Pain
- Natalie Siorkewicz, MSc (Kin), R.Kin., PhD(candidate)
(2CE*)
5:00pm-7:00pm Manual and IASTM Treatment of Lower Extremities
- Thomas E. Hyde, DC, DACBSP | Sponsored by NCMIC
(2CE†*)
5:00pm-7:00pm Soft Tissue Management with Rehabilitative Devices
- Jennifer Illes- Rector, B.Sc., D.C., M.S. | Sponsored by Performance Health
(2CE*)
 
Sunday, March 12th
8:00am-10:00am Assessment & Full-Spine Adjusting Techniques for the Young Pediatric Patient pt1
- Elise Hewitt, DC CST DICCP FICC | Sponsored by NCMIC
(2CE†*)
8:00am-10:00am Nuts and Bolts: How to Appeal a Medicare Denial of Payment
- Robert J. DeSantis, DC, DAAPM, CSCS 
(2CE|2Cat1*)
10:30am-12:30pm Assessment & Full-Spine Adjusting Techniques for the Young Pediatric Patient pt2
- Elise Hewitt, DC CST DICCP FICC | Sponsored by NCMIC
(2CE†*)
10:30am-12:30pm Mechanical Assessment and Management of SI Related Pain: Integrating the Spine and Hip
- David Kartzman, DC 
(2CE*)

†Attend NCMIC's 8 hour seminar to receive a discount for three years on the renewal of your NCMIC malpractice insurance premium.
Full time Doctors will receive a 5% discount and Part time Doctors will receive a 2.5% discount.
‡CE Credit for this class available for New York licensees only. *CE Pending in select states. See License Renewal statement below.

Please be sure to review our NYSCA Convention Policy Statement.

Pricing: To qualify for member pricing, your membership with the NYSCA, New York Chiropractic Council, or American Chiropractic Association must be active and current. Members who have been licensed in New York for fewer than two years, student members, Chiropractic college faculty, or members in practice over 50 years may qualify for additional discounts. Please contact our administrative office for more details.

Registration Deadline: Early Registration pricing will apply for all participants registered at least 8 weeks prior to the scheduled event. Standard Registration pricing will be in effect thereafter. At the door pricing will be in effect as of 5:00 pm, one week before the event is to take place.

Rooming: The group rate for is as follows: Thursday $149; Friday $199.00 & Saturday $249.00 Single/ Double + tax & gratuity and is available 3/9-3/12/17. The group rate is available until 02/16/17. Thereafter, reservations are accepted on a space and rate availability. Please note: Rooms may sell out prior to cut off date.

Cancellations: Cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing and sent to controller@nysca.com. Refunds will be issued in the manner in which payment was received and will be subject to a 15% processing fee if received more than one week prior to the scheduled event. All postage fees are non-refundable. Cancellations within one week of the event will be subject to additional administrative fees.

Lecture Notes: Lecture notes will be emailed whenever possible. Should an attendee request a hard copy, the fee is $1/page (double sided).

Policy Statement: The NYSCA makes every attempt to offer programs as publicized. We nevertheless reserve the right to alter and/or adjust program details, including but not limited to dates, locations, times, instructors, and presentation sources and sequences.

License Renewal: Continuing education credit (CE) is provided by New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). Pending for NY / NJ / PA / CT / FL. CE requested only in states listed. If CE is needed a state that is not listed, please contact the NYSCA administrative office.

While applications relating to credit hours for license renewal in selected states have been executed for these programs, it remains attendees' responsibility to contact the state board(s) from whom they seek continuing education credits for purposes of ensuring said board(s) approve both venue and content as they relate to any seminar/ course/ lecture/ webinar/ online presentation (event). Neither a speaker's or exhibitor's presence at said event, nor product mention or display, shall in any way constitute NYCC endorsement. NYCC's role is strictly limited to processing, submitting, and archiving program documents on behalf of course sponsors. These courses are valid for CE credits in "pre-approved" states, so long as it falls within the scope of practice as outlined by the corresponding state board.

Convention Speaker Application
We are required to submit applications for continuing education credit no less than 120 days prior to the start of any event. In view of this, our convention committee will only consider materials received by September 30 for the spring convention, or by March 31 for the fall convention. Submissions received after the deadline may be considered for the following convention. In order to review any speaker applications, the convention committee MUST have a complete packet of information (partial packets will not be reviewed).

Exhibitor/Sponsor Information: For details on becoming a sponsor or an exhibitor at our event, please visit our Exhibitor Page.

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