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During the week of April 25-29,2016, the NBCE Board of Directors will hold its annual board and state delegates meeting in conjunction with the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards’ 89th Annual Educational Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

National Board Day, April 29, 2016

  • 7:30 Complimentary buffet breakfast for attendees
  • 7:30 Begin registration for Voting Delegates
  • 8:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks
    NBCE President Dr. Donna Craft
    FCLB President Dr. Farrel Grossman
  • 8:40 Keynote Address: The Spirit of Chiropractic
    Featured Speaker: Dr. James Kurtz, Clinic Director for NW Sports Rehab, and team chiropractor for the Seattle Seahawks
  • 9:30-10:30 NBCE Plenary Sessions
    • Computerization at the NBCE: Computer-based Testing, Including Additional Opportunities for Testing in 2016
      Dr. Norman Ouzts, District V Director
    • MyNBCE and Online Application Process
      Dr. Daniel Côté, District I Director
    • Report on Evidence-Informed Practice Workshop
      Dr. Paul Townsend, Director of Practical Testing, R & D, and Dr. Paul Morin, NBCE Vice President and District III Director
  • 10:30-11:00 Break
  • 11:00-12:00 NBCE Breakout Sessions
    Concurrent sessions, each 25 minutes in length. Each session will be repeated once–a participant may choose any two.

    • Ethics and Boundaries Assessment Services
      Stacey Kjeldgaard, EBAS Executive Director
    • How to Get Involved with the NBCE
      Dr. Ronald Tripp, NBCE District IV Director
    • IBCE: Responding to Needs of the International Chiropractic Community
      Dr. Salvatore LaRusso, NBCE Treasurer
    • NBCE Specialty Exams: CCAT, HSAT, SPEC, ACU
      Dr. Hank Hulteen, NBCE At-Large Director
  • 12:15 p.m. NBCE Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting
  • 2:15-4:15 p.m. Sharpen Your Skills – Spinal Disc Pathology
    This review will provide scientific updates and useful information that can be incorporated into your practice every day.  John Hyland, DC, MPH, DACBR, DABCO, and Margaret Seron, DC, DACBR, DABCO, will correlate clinical and MR Imaging findings with treatment approaches.
  • 2:15-4:15 p.m. Sharpen Your Skills – Making Use Of Informed Consent
    This session will document the history and practical use of informed consent in a doctor’s office to prevent patient complaints.  Steven Conway, D.C., J.D., NBCE Secretary, and Salvatore LaRusso, D.C., NBCE Treasurer, will address risk management issues, helping state board members to gain increased insight into the value of informed consent in responding to risk management issues, such as occurrences of vertebrobasilar artery injury, cerebrovascular accidents, or other rare, but serious events that might be referred to state boards.
  • 5:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner at The Draft Room @ Chase Field
    Includes optional baseball game: AZ Diamondbacks vs. the CO Rockies


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