August 2017 Newsletter

2017-2018 FCS C.E. Convention Dates Released (End of Florida Chiropractic License Biennium Ends March 31, 2018): Next up - Palm Beach, August 12-13, 2017!

Palm Beach - August 12-13, 2017, Palm Beach Convention Center

Bonita Springs - September 9-10, 2017, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Golf Resort & Spa

St. Pete/ Tampa - November 4-5, 2017, St. Pete Marriott Clearwater Hotel

Miami - January 6-7, 2018, University of Miami

Ft. Walton Beach - February 3-4, 2018, Holiday Inn Oceanfront Resort

Ft. Lauderdale - March 3-4, 2018, Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Resort

Each convention is 20 C.E. hrs in 2 days. Each location will present all 13 Florida required C.E. hours and 7 General C.E. hours - Total 20 C.E. hours for the 2 days. If you've already completed your 13 Florida required hours and you sit through the same Florida required courses again, they simply count as General C.E. hours. If you need less than 10 C.E. hours, there is a special registration fee. Florida C.E. hours only unless noted. No acupuncture hours.

1st Year Florida DCs: The 3 C.E. hours of HIV/ AIDS required only for 1st year DCs is being presented from Orlando forward and only for 1st year Florida DCs.

Two ways to "early" pre-register for any of the above:

1. Phone 561.383.7722 or

2. Online, go to

The FCS Presents "Saturday Night Live":  
Up next, August 12, 2017 - Dr. Steve Judson

All Florida Chiropractic Society "Saturday Night Live" events are non-C.E. and free to all DC's, their family and staff, including all chiropractic college students.

100% Inspiration...100% Practice Building!

All "SNL" events begin at 7:30pm

August 12 - Steve Judson - *NOTE: This SNL only is hosted at the Hilton Hotel Palm Beach Convention Center: 600 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Sept. 16 - Billy DeMoss

Oct. 7 - Lyle Koca

Nov. 11 - Peter Amlinger

Dec. 9 - Dean Sottile

Save these additional 2017 SNL dates:

Sept. 16 - Billy DeMoss, DC
Oct. 7 - Lyle Koca, DC
Nov. 11 - Peter Amlinger, DC
Dec. 9 - Dean Sottile, DC

All FCS "SNL" events are non-C.E. and free to all DCs, their families and staff, including all chiropractic college students. 100% Inspiration...100% Practice Building!

ICA - Subluxation Conference
To register, click here:

A Quick Glance Regarding Florida CE:

Current Florida Chiropractic License Biennium: April 1, 2016 and ends March 31, 2018

Current Florida license renewal is every 2 years. 

The Florida Board of Chiropractic requires 40 in-person hours of C.E. and no online C.E. hours

Documentation & Coding – 6 hours/biennium

Medical Errors – 2 hours per biennium

Ethics – 2 hours per biennium

Florida Laws & Rules – 2 hours per biennium

Risk Management – 1 hour per biennium

IMPORTANT for Florida Chiropractors certified in Acupuncture:
You are required the following specific courses: 
Acupuncture Risk Management – 2 hrs. per biennium

Acupuncture Technique – 2 hrs. per biennium

First Year Florida DCs:
HIV/AIDS – For first year Florida DCs only and needed to be completed only one time. 3 hours (prior to first biennium renewal)

First Year Florida DCs are NOT required to obtain Florida Laws & Rules or Risk Management.

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