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NCCA Fall 2023 Virtual Convention

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Dr. Jennifer Illes |  Dr. Heidi Haavik, PhD, PG Dip(science), BSc(chiro), BSc(science) |  Dr. Ty Talcott |  Dr. Kevin Sharp |  Dr. Mario Fucinari |  Lori Holt
15 Live CEU and up to 8 On-Demand CEU







2023 Fall Virtual Convention Schedule

 *Live broadcast hours count toward in-person CEU requirement for 2023*

For course descriptions click "more info" on the course snapshot tab.

Friday, September 22, 2023 (5 Live CEU)

12:00pm-2:00pm “Reviewing Common Thoracic Spinal Manipulation and Their Clinical Applicability to Your Patients” with Dr. Jennifer Illes

2:00pm-2:30pm Break

2:30pm-4:30pm "Chiropractic Care for Your Pregnant Patients from Mind to Feet" with Dr. Jennifer Illes

4:30pm-5:30pm Live Q&A with Dr. Illes


Saturday, September 23, 2023 (5 Live CEU)

10:00am-12:00pm The Central Nervous System, the Immune System, and Chiropractic Care” with Dr. Heidi Haavik

12:00pm-12:30pm NCCA Annual Membership Meeting (members only)

12:00am-1:00pm Break

1:00pm-3:00pm "The Prefrontal Cortex- Implications for the Chiropractor" with Dr. Heidi Haavik

3:00pm-4:00pm Live Q&A with Dr. Heidi Haavik


Sunday, September 24, 2023 (5 Live CEU)

9:00am-11:00pm “Compliance Law Changes” with Dr. Ty Talcott

11:00am-12:00pm Break

12:00pm-2:00pm "Compliance Law Changes" continued with Dr. Ty Talcott

2:00pm-3:00pm Live Q&A with Dr. Talcott


Online On-Demand Hours

Anytime starting September 15 -25, up to 8 hours of CEU are available to complete toward license renewal. 

You may complete any combination of the available on-demand hours, however only 8-hours of CEU will be reported to the NCBOCE as per licensing requirements.



Dr. Jennifer Illes's Profile

Dr. Jennifer Illes

Sponsored by: FootLevelers

Born and raised in Southern Ontario, Dr. Illes currently resides in Florida. She is an associate professor at Keiser Universities College of Chiropractic Medicine Program in West Palm Beach. In addition, she travels locally and around the globe teaching rehabilitative, elastic taping, and clinical diagnosis classes.She’s a NYCC grad, and holds a Masters in Applied Clinical Practice from NUHS. She’s currently enrolled in a Doctorate of Health Sciences program.

She’s a published author and peer-reviewer for clinical research. Her passion revolves around motivating people to get moving and get healthy.



Dr. Heidi Haavik, PhD, PG Dip(science), BSc(chiro), BSc(science)'s Profile

Dr. Heidi Haavik, PhD, PG Dip(science), BSc(chiro), BSc(science)

Sponsored by: HNS

Dr Heidi Haavik is the Director of Research at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic. She is a chiropractor and has a PhD in human neurophysiology from the University of Auckland. She is the author of the book ‘The Reality Check: A quest to Understand Chiropractic from the inside out’ (available at or Amazon). This book describes in easy-to-understand language what happens in the brain when a chiropractor adjusts dysfunctional segments in the spine. Dr Haavik is the director of Haavik Research Ltd, a company that enlightens the world about the science of chiropractic at, and she runs an online learning academy at Dr Haavik was a member of the World Federation of Chiropractic’s Research Council for ten years. Dr Haavik has received numerous research awards and has published a number of papers in chiropractic and neurophysiology journals. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics and Journal of Chiropractic Education and is a Review Editor in Movement Science and Sport Psychology for Frontiers in Psychology and Sports Science. She was named Chiropractor of the year in 2007 by both the New Zealand Chiropractic Association and the New Zealand College of Chiropractic Alumni Association.

Dr. Ty Talcott's Profile

Dr. Ty Talcott

Sponsored by HIPAA Compliance Services (Dr. Ty the Compliance Guy)

• Has consulted to thousands of health care practices relative to business development and protection. 

• A sought after speaker who has led numerous seminars, performed as a keynote speaker and has been featured on the cover of several magazines. He has presently instructed over 100 webinars and 90 live events relative to HIPAA and government compliance for 38 state chiropractic associations and three chiropractic colleges, as well as independent and medical organizations. Had over thirty articles published relative to the onset of and participation with managed care-over a dozen articles regarding HIPAA compliance. 

• Is a founding partner of an IPA (independent physician association ) that credentialed participating doctors for contracting with HMO’s and PPO’s. 

• Served on the Governor appointed Workers Compensation Commission in Texas. He is an expert at the art of effective communication and has appeared on dozens of radio and TV talk shows. Has founded and chaired two hospital departments.

Dr. Kevin Sharp's Profile

Dr. Kevin Sharp

Sponsored by: HNS

Dr. Kevin Sharp, founder of Sharp Chiropractic in Winston Salem, NC is one of the country's foremost experts in the areas of compliant clinical documentation and insurance industry standards. His expertise includes a combination of active chiropractic practice, continuing education, teaching, consulting and advisory work.

Dr. Mario Fucinari's Profile

Dr. Mario Fucinari

Sponsored by: NCMIC Insurance Company

Dr. Mario Fucinari led a highly successful practice in Decatur, Illinois for 34 years.  He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport in 1986.  Dr. Fucinari is a member of the Carrier Advisory Committee for Medicare, a Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO), Certified Physician Practice Manager, and a Certified Insurance Consultant.  He has been presenting Continuing Education Classes for over twenty-five years and is a nationwide speaker for Foot Levelers, ChiroHealthUSA, and NCMIC. Dr. Mario whittles a problematic subject to an understandable and interesting comprehension of the requirements.

Lori Holt's Profile

Lori Holt

Sponsored by: NCMIC Insurance Company

Before joining NCMIC in 2012, Lori worked as a nurse for 30 years. Her extensive nursing background in cardiology has provided her with a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Among other things, she has significant experience making rounds in the hospital with cardiologists and performed cardiac triage in the emergency room and in house prior to the physician’s exam.

In addition, Lori has worked as an emergency room nurse manager, and she and her husband previously owned a business where they taught employees at industrial companies basic life support and emergency care techniques.

This combined background enables Lori to share hands-on tips and guidance to DCs as they face the ever-changing world of healthcare.