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2022 ICS Chicagoland Fall Convention (In-Person)


Total CME Credit Hours: 17 including 17 Category I (Formal), 3 Category II (Informal)

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Description

Back Together Again!

The 2022 ICS Chicagoland Fall Convention brings doctors from around Illinois back together for an incredible weekend of networking, learning, and interaction. Our high-class event offers attendees unparalleled opportunities to build relationships with other doctors, exhibitors, and chiropractic profession leaders. 

Do not miss this opportunity to help your practice, your business, and your patients.

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Speaker

Dr. Alicia Yochum, RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK's Profile

Dr. Alicia Yochum, RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK Related seminars and products

Foot Levelers, Inc.


Alicia M. Yochum RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Point Loma Nazarene University and then worked in the ICU for one year before matriculating to Logan College of Chiropractic where she graduated Sum Cum Laude in 2011.


She completed her diagnostic imaging residency at Logan in 2015 and received her DACBR in October of 2015 becoming the first second generation DACBR in the history of chiropractic. She has performed editorial review for the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine and she serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedics (JACO). Dr. Yochum has published many articles in peer reviewed journals and lectured around the country as well as in England and Germany. She completed her fellowship in musculoskeletal advanced imaging at Logan University with an emphasis on musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound. Dr. Yochum is now practicing in Arvada at RMCRC.


Dr. Mario P Fucinari, DC CPCO, CPPM, CIC's Profile

Dr. Mario P Fucinari, DC CPCO, CPPM, CIC Related seminars and products

AskMario Consulting


Dr. Mario Fucinari, a seasoned practitioner, nationally recognized speaker, author and instructor, with decades of experience in compliance, coding, and documentation. Dr. Mario Fucinari is a member of the Carrier Advisory Committee for Medicare, and a Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO).



Dr. Bart Green, DC, MSEd, PhD's Profile

Dr. Bart Green, DC, MSEd, PhD Related seminars and products

NCMIC Insurance Co.


Dr. Green is a full-time chiropractor and epidemiologist practicing in an interdisciplinary corporate wellness center, which serves a large corporation in San Diego. He has proudly served as a contracted chiropractic physician at Naval Medical Center San Diego in spine, sports and combat casualty care clinics.

 

Every day, he has the opportunity to use his training as a sports chiropractor as part of a comprehensive healthcare team - including medical doctors, nurses, physical therapists and others - to work with and rehabilitate patients and return them to healthy lifestyles.

An advocate and teacher of the history of chiropractic for his entire career, he has served in multiple offices for the Association for the History of Chiropractic and taught chiropractic history at chiropractic institutions. Dr. Green has published widely in professional journals on clinical, public health, sports and history topics. Dr. Green is the editor-in-chief for the Journal of Chiropractic Education. He also is the associate editor for National University of Health Sciences’ three journals: the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, and the Journal of Chiropractic Humanities.


Dr. Steven L. Heffner, DC Diplomate MDT's Profile

Dr. Steven L. Heffner, DC Diplomate MDT Related seminars and products

Aligned Modern Health


Dr. Heffner is currently the Director of Clinical Excellence of the Physical Medicine Division at Aligned Modern Health. He has practiced as a Chiropractic Physician for 37 years. Dr. Heffner is a Diplomate in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (commonly referred to as the McKenzie method) and currently a member of the McKenzie International Faculty for the past 13 years. As part of his continued growth in the health profession Dr. Heffner is Certified and performs Electrodiagnostic Testing on referred patients.

He works remotely with the Physical Medicine providers on patient care and as an associate of Dr. Renegar, the PM Director at AMH.

Dr. Heffner serves as teaching faculty at The McKenzie Institute International, where he is senior faculty. He also serves as extended faculty for several chiropractic colleges, including Palmer, Logan, National, Los Angeles Chiropractic College, Parker, Canadian memorial, Northwestern University of Health Science, and University of Western States.

In 2018 Dr. Heffner achieved Certification to perform Electrodiagnostic Testing (EMG, Nerve Conduction) and performed those at the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at the University of Pittsburgh Medical System’s Williamsport Campus. Dr Heffner is adjunct Faculty at NUHS, University of Western States, Palmer Davenport, Palmer South, Logan Chiropractic College, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic, NHSU (Northwestern Health Sciences University), and LACC (Los Angeles Chiropractic College). Dr. Heffner has written or co-written chapters on the McKenzie Method in 6 clinical textbooks.



Kristi Hudson, CPCO's Profile

Kristi Hudson, CPCO Related seminars and products

ChiroHealthUSA


Kristi Hudson serves as the Director of Special Projects for ChiroHealthUSA and Administrator for the ChiroHealthUSA Foxworth Family Scholarship. Since 2010, she has helped educate chiropractors and their staffs on compliance issues related to faulty financial policies. She has been a guest lecturer for events hosted by Breakthrough Coaching, KMC University, Physician’s Business Solutions, and the Student ACA. She enjoys working with state associations, COCSA, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, and the Clinical Compass, to provide educational awareness on changes within the profession


Marc Abla, CAE's Profile

Marc Abla, CAE Related seminars and products

Executive Director

Illinois Chiropractic Society


Marc Abla, CAE has been with the Illinois Chiropractic Society for 20 years and has extensive knowledge surrounding many compliance and legal-related issues surrounding the chiropractic profession. He is a Certified Association Executive and a graduate of the Certified Leadership Series through the Illinois Society of Association Executives. Additionally, he is a member of the Illinois Society of Association Executives, the American Society of Association Executives, serves on the Board of Directors for the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations, and is currently the Chairman of the Leadership Committee for the Chiropractic Future Strategic Plan.


Bill Hemmer, DC's Profile

Bill Hemmer, DC Related seminars and products

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Dr. Hemmer provides chiropractic and nutritional services to thousands of individuals every year since he opened Tuscola Pain & Wellness in 1996.

He is an accredited national speaker for doctors, using Standard Process and MediHerb products to support those suffering with pain, digestive, allergy, stress, and hormone issues.

Dr. Hemmer provides integrative, functional and regenerative services to help people live more productive lives. You'll love his 
down-to-earth yet science-based approach


Room Reservations

Hotel rooms are limited at each property. Be sure to reserve your room as soon as possible!

Marriott Chicago Naperville - (.09 miles to NIU Conference Center)
1801 N Naper Blvd
Naperville, IL

Visit here for the rate of $119 for a king room or $129 for a two queen room. Group rate ENDS September 8th.

Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel - (1.7 miles to NIU Conference Center)
3000 Warrenville Rod
Lisle, IL

Visit here for the $124 ICS group rate. - Group rate ENDS September 2nd.

Courtyard by Marriott -  (.4 miles to NIU Conference Center)
1155 E. Diehl Road
Naperville, IL

ICS Group rate has expired to reserve directly visit here.

 

 

Trade Show Information

The Expo - All the Latest and Greatest Vendors:

The Expo will feature a broad base of chiropractic services and suppliers. This is a chance for you to meet face-to-face with those who can assist you in your practice, supply your office with the necessary equipment and provide you with elements to assist your patients. This expo is an Investment in and of itself. The Tradeshow is SOLD OUT!

 




 

Wi-Fi Instructions

Instructions on how to access the NIU Conference Center Wi-Fi can be found here

Networking

The ICS Chicagoland Fall Convention & Expo offers attendees many chances to network with other chiropractic physicians. Here are a few of those opportunities:

  • Exhibitor Reception Friday Night Hors d’Oeuvres and Happy Hour
  • Continental Breakfasts on Saturday & Sunday
  • Saturday Lunch
  • Refreshment Breaks Friday, Saturday and Sunday

COVID-19 Information

LIABILITY WAIVER AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK RELATING TO Coronavirus/COVID-19

By registering for and attending the Illinois Chiropractic Society’s event:

You acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and acknowledge and agree that the Illinois Chiropractic Society can make no guarantee about prevention of exposure. 

With that understanding, you voluntarily assume all risk that you may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19, which could result in injury, illness, disability, or death to you or those with whom you come into close contact.

You further acknowledge and agree to accept sole responsibility for any claim, including, but not limited to, illness, injury, disability, or death of you or your immediate contacts (“Claims”). You release, discharge, covenant not to sue, and hold harmless the Illinois Chiropractic Society, and any individual or entity acting on its behalf, from liability for any Claims arising out of or relating to COVID-19, whether a  COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Illinois Chiropractic Society event.

You agree to abide by rules by or instructions of the Illinois Chiropractic Society, the venue where the event is held, or any government authority, with respect to any required safety mitigations and sanitation guidelines.

You further agree not to attend the event if you are diagnosed with or suspect that you may have been infected by COVID-19 or if you exhibit any symptoms of COVID-19.  In the event you become ill or suspect you have been infected with COVID-19, you agree to immediately discontinue your participation in the event and alert the Illinois Chiropractic Society via e-mail or telephone.

If you do not agree to or accept the foregoing, do not register for the Illinois Chiropractic Society’s live event, instead, please register for the Virtual Simulcast event. Failure to agree to or abide by any of the foregoing may result in denial of entry or removal.

Reviews

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 98

Comments

Steven H

"Presenters were well prepared, informational and gave practical materials."

Janet H - Des Plaines, Illinois

"Wow, what an awesome opportunity. This was great to have available for a short time after the event. No more FOMO :)"

Elaine W - Evanston, Illinois

"Alicia Yochum is a world class lecturer. "

Stuart H - Elgin, Illinois

"None"

Weston S - Clarendon Hills, Illinois

"3"

Daniel W - Rantoul, Illinois

"no"

Suzanne K - Decatur, Illinois

"Great convention "

Scott H - Rochelle, Illinois

"Well worth attending"

Clare O - Elgin, Illinois

"Alicia Yochum was an EXCELLENT Presenter. Would love to see her back. I thought this was a very well balanced conference with a beneficial variety of choices of sessions."

Clare O - Elgin, Illinois

"Excellent variety of programs."

Location

NIU Naperville Conference Center

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1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, Illinois 60563, United States
(630) 577-9101
www.niu.edu

Agenda

Friday, September 30, 2022
Disc Herniations: Review of the Lumbar Spine
Date/Time: Fri, Sep 30, 2022 - 12:00P to 04:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Alicia Yochum RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK
Total CME Credit Hours: 4 including 4 Category I (Formal)
Proving Medical Necessity in Any Case
Date/Time: Fri, Sep 30, 2022 - 12:00P to 02:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Mario P Fucinari DC CPCO, CPPM, CIC
Total CME Credit Hours: 2 including 2 Category I (Formal)
Prevention of Medical Errors
Date/Time: Fri, Sep 30, 2022 - 02:15P to 04:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Mario P Fucinari DC CPCO, CPPM, CIC
Total CME Credit Hours: 2 including 2 Category I (Formal)
Exhibitor Reception with Hors d'oeuvres and Drinks
Date/Time: Fri, Sep 30, 2022 - 04:00P to 05:30P (CDT)
What Could be Walking Through Your Door?
Date/Time: Fri, Sep 30, 2022 - 06:00P to 09:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Alicia Yochum RN, DC, DACBR, RMSK
Total CME Credit Hours: 3 including 3 Category I (Formal)
Improve Profit by Leveraging Technology and Efficient Procedures
Date/Time: Fri, Sep 30, 2022 - 06:00P to 09:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Erin E Ducat DC CSCS CCSP DACRB FACO
Total CME Credit Hours: 3 including 3 Category II (Informal)

Saturday, October 1, 2022
Welcome with Exhibitors
Date/Time: Sat, Oct 01, 2022 - 07:30A to 08:00A (CDT)
Cervical Spine Rehabilitation: Research You Can Use!
Date/Time: Sat, Oct 01, 2022 - 08:00A to 09:45A (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Bart Green DC, MSEd, PhD
Total CME Credit Hours: 1.75 including 1.75 Category I (Formal)
Mckenzie Method of Musculoskeletal Treatment
Date/Time: Sat, Oct 01, 2022 - 08:00A to 09:45A (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Steven L. Heffner DC Diplomate MDT
Total CME Credit Hours: 1.75 including 1.75 Category I (Formal)
Cervical Spine Rehabilitation: Research You Can Use! Cont ...
Date/Time: Sat, Oct 01, 2022 - 10:15A to 12:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Bart Green DC, MSEd, PhD
Total CME Credit Hours: 1.75 including 1.75 Category I (Formal)
Nutritional Needs to Promote Brain Neuroplasticity
Date/Time: Sat, Oct 01, 2022 - 10:15A to 12:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Delilah A Renegar MS, DC, MD, DACBN, DABCI
Total CME Credit Hours: 1.75 including 1.75 Category I (Formal)
Lunch with Exhibitors
Date/Time: Sat, Oct 01, 2022 - 12:00P to 01:00P (CDT)
Lumbar Spine Rehabilitation: Practical Pearls for Monday Morning
Date/Time: Sat, Oct 01, 2022 - 01:00P to 04:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Bart Green DC, MSEd, PhD
Total CME Credit Hours: 2.5 including 2.5 Category I (Formal)
Practice Policies to Avoid Risky Business
Date/Time: Sat, Oct 01, 2022 - 01:00P to 04:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Kristi Hudson CPCO
Total CME Credit Hours: 2.5 including 2.5 Category I (Formal)
Annual General Membership Meeting
Date/Time: Sat, Oct 01, 2022 - 04:10A to 05:10P (CDT)

Sunday, October 2, 2022
Sunday Morning Breakfast
Date/Time: Sun, Oct 02, 2022 - 07:30A to 08:30A (CDT)
From Guts to Glory: What you absorb and excrete fuels your healthy lifestyle
Date/Time: Sun, Oct 02, 2022 - 08:00A to 09:50A (CDT)
Speaker(s): Bill Hemmer DC
Total CME Credit Hours: 2 including 2 Category I (Formal)
HIPAA Requirements and Annual Training
Date/Time: Sun, Oct 02, 2022 - 08:00A to 09:50A (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Mario P Fucinari DC CPCO, CPPM, CIC
Total CME Credit Hours: 2 including 2 Category I (Formal)
Sunday Mid-Morning Break
Date/Time: Sun, Oct 02, 2022 - 09:50A to 10:00A (CDT)
Good Faith Estimates and the No Surprises Act
Date/Time: Sun, Oct 02, 2022 - 10:00A to 12:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Marc Abla CAE
Total CME Credit Hours: 2 including 2 Category I (Formal)
ICD-10 Coding Updates and Concerns for 2023
Date/Time: Sun, Oct 02, 2022 - 10:00A to 12:00P (CDT)
Speaker(s): Dr. Mario P Fucinari DC CPCO, CPPM, CIC
Total CME Credit Hours: 2 including 2 Category I (Formal)

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