If you need Continuing Education hours, Life Chiropractic College West’s CE Saturday event on July 27 is one you won’t want to miss. The day’s slate features three seminars, including one by David Currie, DC, a Life West professor and a well-known rock star when it comes to teaching the Gonstead technique. The Gonstead technique class is the second in a series and new to the Life West CE schedule. Dr. Currie is known internationally and teaches all over the world.
Attendees may earn up to 12 CE hours during this CE Saturday—giving California chiropractors all of the CE they need in one day. Topics also include billing and ethics as well as the technique class. All classes will be held on Life West’s Hayward campus.
The first seminar covers documentation requirements and how to code properly for all types of patients, as well as how to complete an Evaluation and Management service audit, produce a clean-claim and reduce delays and denials.
- Saturday, June 27, 8 am-12:30 pm
- Lisa Bilodeau, CA
- 5 CE hours in Category A Billing
The seminar will be taught by Lisa Bilodeau, who is the president and founder of Chiropractic Success Systems, which provides chiropractic consulting and teaching services that improve office systems. She possesses more than 35 years of chiropractic office experience and is a frequent speaker at colleges and conventions across the country.
The second seminar begins at 1 pm. and teach attendees California Ethics and Laws pertaining to chiropractic and how to exercise proper judgment with regard to doctor-patient relationships. It will also discuss HIPAA laws and best practices for complying with federal and state guidelines.
- Saturday, June 27, 1-2:40 pm
- Michelle Massa, DC
- 2 CE hours in Category A Ethics
The class will be taught by Dr. Massa, who is in private practice in nearby Danville, California. Dr. Massa is a 2007 Life West graduate and has previously served as a compliance officer on campus. As part of her duties, she was responsible for maintaining, reviewing and enhancing policies related to HIPAA. She was also a faculty member and health center floor doctor at Life West in 2015 and 2016.
Finally, a new CE course on the Gonstead technique will teach the principles of effortless adjusting (ones that can be universally applied to current adjusting techniques), as well as how to adjust the lumbar spine with minimal force using speed and leverage. Attendees will also receive take-home exercises designed to help improve speed, balance and leverage while adjusting.
- Saturday, June 27, 3-7:30 pm
- David Currie, DC
- 5 CE hours in Category A Technique
The seminar will be led by Life West associate professor Dr. Currie, who has been a faculty member since 2014. He is also the president of the Gonstead Clinical Studies Society. He has nearly four decades of experience in private practice and maintains an office in nearby Fremont.
Visit the CE website for more information on the seminars and all of Life West’s CE offerings.