MCA is offering 1 hour of professional ethics and boundaries continuing education via DVD. The DVD contains "Ethics & Boundaries" presented by Dr. David Gray at the Montana Chiropractic Association Annual Conference, March 22, 2014. With shipment of your DVD you will be issued a Certificate of Purchase. You will need to retain this certificate as verification for your CE records.
The Montana Department of Labor and Industry is working to make it easier to obtain posters mandated by laws for posting. For information and access to posters at no cost go to http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/service/posters.asp.
Montana Chiropractic Legal Panel The purpose of the Chiropractic Legal Panel is to: (1) Prevent, whenever possible, filed court actions against chiropractic physicians and their employees for professional liability in situations in which the facts do not permit at least a reasonable inference of malpractice; and (2) Make possible the fair and equitable disposition of such claims against chiropractic physicians as are or reasonably may be well founded.
Wondering how long you are requried to keep patient records? Montana law requires the following:
24.126.411 PATIENT RECORDS RETENTION (1) Chiropractors are required to retain adult patient records and x-rays for a minimum of five years and a minor patient's records and x-rays for a minimum of five years from their last treatment or at least one year past their 18th birthday. Medicaid requires that minor patient records be kept until the patient's 23rd birthday.
Dr. V.J. Maddio Awarded Chiropractor of the Year Dr. V.J. Maddio of Helena was honored as the MCA 2014 Chiropractor of the Year. Dr. Maddio attended Montana State University on a wrestling scholarship and studied five years of Associated Sciences with an emphasis in Exercise/Physiology and Sports Medicine. He graduated with his degree in chiropractic from Northwestern College of Health Sciences in Bloomington, MN. Dr. Maddio began his own practice in Helena in January of 1992. He resides in Helena with his wife and three children. He is involved in several community activities ranging from youth sports to service organizations. Dr. Maddio is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), Certified Impairment Evaluator in the State of Montana and has served as President of the Montana Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Gregory Pisk Inducted into Montana Chiropractic Hall of Fame Dr. Gregory Pisk was born and raised in Kalispell. He wrestled at Montana State University and is a 1989 graduate of Northwestern College of Chiropractic. Dr. Pisk is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP). He has served as President of the Montana Chiropractic Association and has received the Chiropractor of the Year Award. He is Associate Faculty of Northwestern College of Chiropractic. Dr. Pisk and his wife, Julie, have four children. He enjoys sports and the outdoors.
Dr. Gregory Pisk Elected MCA President Dr. Gregory Pisk was elected MCA President, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the MCA 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.
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MCA 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition
March 20-21, 2015
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MCA 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition March 17-18, 2017 Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel Helena, Montana
MCA 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition March 22-23, 2019 Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel Helena, Montana
About us....The Montana Chiropractic Association, established in 1918, exists to promote the values of chiropractic care and to support its members. There are over 300 licensed chiropractors in the state of Montana, serving both urban and rural areas. Our membership includes doctors with varying philosophies, guaranteeing that every individual can access a provider who meets their needs.
MCA Mission Statement....The Montana Chiropractic Association is dedicated to promoting and advancing the quality of chiropractic care.
MCA Vision.....The Montana Chiropractic Association is committed to the health of the people of Montana through its dedication to the delivery of compassionate care, by fostering and maintaining the highest standards of professional competency, by protecting and supporting the public and governmental policies that ensure and expand the role of chiropractors as primary health care providers, and by improving the public awareness of chiropractic.
--Compassion --Patient service --Respect --Dignity and tolerance of all patients and fellow chiropractors --Empowering patients to attain their physical potential and lead more rewarding lives
Montana Chiropractic Association Sue A. Weingartner, Executive Director 36 S Last Chance Gulch, Suite A Helena, MT 59601 406.443.1160 phone 406.443.4614 fax firstname.lastname@example.org