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  • A Simplified Approach to Head and Neck Radiology Online Videos

    Location:

    Online: http://www.rad.msu.edu/media/Head&Neck/2016.html 

    Description:

    These video lectures include the following topics:

    • Simplified Approach to the Spaces of the Head and Neck
    • Larynx Anatomy and Pathology
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx
    • Common Pathology of the Temporal Bone
    • Infections and Inflammatory Processes
  • Advanced Muscle Energy with Clinical Correlations (November 2018)

    Dates:

    November 9 - 13, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This course expands upon previous training on the use of muscle contraction as an activating force, particularly Muscle Energy: Level I. A lecture, a demonstration, and small group practice session format will review and enhance the concepts of muscle contraction and its use throughout the musculoskeletal system, including upper extremities and the vertebral column. More advanced techniques will be provided for the pelvis and spine. Muscle energy techniques for the upper and lower extremities will be given. Problem solving and integration with exercise principles will be emphasized. Students are requested to bring past experiences with muscle energy techniques for group discussion.

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine

    Credit hours: 34 category IA

  • College of Human Medicine Continuing Medical Education for Physicians

    Dates:

    Please see current offerings at the website below.

    Location:

    Various locations

    Description:

    The purpose of the Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) is to certify learning activities for physicians in order to improve the practice of medicine. This includes patient care, research, medical education, and administration. In addition, the office tracks credits for physicians who attend CME-certified activities and provides consultation on educational processes and accreditation issues.

    Michigan State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Courses, regularly scheduled series, enduring materials, and live Internet activities certified for CME credit can be viewed at the website below.

  • Communiqué Magazine

    Description:

    MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine offers Communiqué, its quarterly newsletter. Each issue contains a variety of topical articles, staff profiles, and events for the college. An archive of previous issues dating from Summer 1997 is available online.

  • Complementary Therapies in Pain Management (Online Course)

    Description:

    Complementary Therapies in Pain Management is a self-paced, online continuing education course that provides registered nurses with an overview of pain and complementary therapies used in pain management. Registered nurses who complete the course may earn 1.0 continuing nursing education contact hour, and will be able to:

    • define pain and discuss basic pain assessment and modalities for pain management;
    • describe the use of complementary therapies in the U.S.;
    • define the various terms used to refer to complementary therapies in health care;
    • list the five categories of therapies and identify one specific therapy that fits each category;
    • evaluate the evidence base for complementary therapies;
    • identify referral issues for patients, nurses, and other providers related to complementary therapies;
    • discuss barriers to the effective integration of complementary therapies into conventional health care; and
    • identify area resources and referrals for complementary therapies.
  • Continuing Osteopathic Medical Education Manual Medicine Courses

    Dates:

    See current schedule at the website below.

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine offers continuing medical education courses, frequently held at the East Lansing Marriott hotel. The manual medicine series, open to licensed D.O.s, M.D.s, P.T.s, and D.D.S.s, is approved for AOA and AMA Category I credit. Courses include such topics as: Principles of Manual Medicine; Craniosacral Technique; Direct Action Thrust Manipulative Technique; Exercise; Functional Technique; Muscle Energy; Extremities, and Myofascial Release.

  • Craniosacral Techniques: Part 1 (January 2018)

    Dates:

    January 26 - 30, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This four and a half day course is designed to provide a solid anatomic and physiologic foundation for the diagnosis and treatment of structural problems within the craniosacral mechanism. The course has ample opportunity for hands-on experience. This course offers 35 category IA CME credits. There are prerequisites for this course.

  • Craniosacral Techniques: Part 2 (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 22 - 26, 2017

    Location:

    MSUCOM, Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI.

    Description:

    This four and a half day course provides a thorough review of all material presented in the Part I course.  More specialized techniques are given in the diagnosis and treatment of the sacrum, the diaphragm, face, and TMJ problems. Diagnosis and treatment of the infant skull will be addressed.  Students will be introduced to the craniosacral principles applied to the whole body. There are prerequisities.  CME: 35 1-A credits.

  • Direct Action Thrust: Mobilization with Impulse (October 2017)

    Dates:

    October 13 - 17, 2017

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This is a four-day intensive course of lectures, demonstrations, and small group practice sessions on the principles and use of direct action high velocity manipulative technique. Emphasis will be placed upon the spine, pelvis, and thoracic cage.  There are prerequisites.

    CME: 27 1-A credits

  • Early Assurance Program for Pre-Med Students in Underserved Areas

    Description:

    The Early Assurance Program provides an enhanced opportunity for admission to medical school to qualified premedical students who wish to practice in the underserved areas. Preference for admission will be given to students who are the first generation to attend college, students who graduated from a low-income high school, those eligible for federal Pell grants or those who express interest in a high-need medical specialty area.

    Students interested in caring for underserved populations will complete a program of clinical and service experiences, as well as academic advising directed toward admission to MSU's College of Human Medicine. The emphasis on care for the underserved is at the core of the college's mission.

    During their junior year, students who excel in the undergraduate programs may apply to the College of Human Medicine, and selected students will be assured of admission and begin a relationship with the college during their senior year.

  • Exercise Prescription as a Complement to Manual Medicine (October 2017)

    Dates:

    October 27 - 30, 2017

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This four-day program was developed in 1992 by Mark Bookhout, P.T. based upon the work of Vladimir Janda. This unique course is designed to complement the muscle energy biomechanical model. The exercises taught assist the participant in developing an individualized exercise program based upon the patient’s biomechanical findings and help to maintain the changes made with manual therapy treatment. This course offers 27 I-A CME credits. There are prerequisites for this course.

  • Flint Area Medical Education

    Location:

    Flint, MI

    Description:

    MSU's College of Human Medicine partners with three Flint area hospitals: Genesys Regional Medical Center, Hurley Medical Center, and McLaren Regional Medical Center. The mission of the partnership is to administer, coordinate, and disseminate information about medical education in the Flint community and to provide health care professionals and individuals pursuing health care careers with a unique and supportive environment.

  • Indirect, Functional Approach to Manual Medicine (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 8 - 10, 2017

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This is a three-day tutorial style course with emphasis on hands-on practice.  The functional approach was described in the osteopathic literature in the 1950’s.  This course was inspired by the work of George Laughlin, D.O., A.T. Still’s grandson.  The course offers: indirect treatment options, especially useful in painful or chronic conditions; application of the principles of indirect, functional treatment to all areas of the body; opportunity to improve palpation skills; single treatment for organizing and sequencing manual treatments.  There are prerequisites.  CME: 22.5 1-A credits.

  • Institute for Health Policy

    Location:

    909 Fee Road, Room D132, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The Michigan State University Institute for Health Policy is a unit within the College of Human Medicine (MSU CHM), Division of Public Health. The Institute serves a unique role facilitating and supporting collaborative relationships among CHM faculty and researchers throughout campus. These collaborative activities inform policymakers, state agencies and others with a goal of improving health care delivery in Michigan.

    The mission of the Institute for Health Policy is to improve the health status of Michigan residents through health services research, policy analysis, education and outreach and support of quality improvement activities.

  • Integrated Neuromuscular and Myofascial Release (September 2018)

    Dates:

    September 14 - 16, 2018

    Location:

    Fee Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    Using an integrated myofascial approach, this course provides an intensive exposure to diagnosis of movement and postural patterns.  The fundamentals of myofascial release techniques will be applied to common pain patterns, with an emphasis on “myofascial pain syndromes." This course has prerequisites.

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine.  Muscle Energy Part 1 and Exercise Prescription recommended but not required.

    CME: 19 1-A credits

  • Introduction to Reflexology (Online Course)

    Description:

    This course gives an overview of the principles of reflexology and a video demonstration of the basic techniques. Participants will be able to practice these skills as a result of completing this course. This course provides 2 contact hours and fulfills 1.0 nursing continuing education requirement for pain management.

  • Manual Medicine CD-ROMs

    Description:

    MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSU-COM) has developed CD-ROMs for health care professionals interested in manual medicine. Utilizing state-of-the-art computer visualization techniques, the CD-ROMs provide interactive simulations, animation, video, audio, and color graphics. They help health professionals review, master, and retain techniques used for diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal dysfunction in the cervical, lumbar, thoracic spine, rib cage, and pelvis. The CD-ROMs are user-friendly, requiring only basic computer surfing skills.

  • Medical Education Online Journal

    Description:

    Medical Education Online (MEO) is a forum for disseminating information on education for physicians and other health professionals. Manuscripts on any aspect of the process of training health professionals will be considered for peer-reviewed publication in an electronic journal format. In addition to manuscripts, MEO provides a repository for resources such as curricula, data sets, syllabi, software, and instructional material developers wish to make available to the health education community.

  • Michigan Center for Rural Health Newsletters

    Description:

    MSU's Michigan Center for Rural Health (MCRH) offers both its quarterly Newsletter and its CAH Chronicle, a monthly newsletter for Critical Access Hospitals. Articles include information on upcoming events, sources of funding, and of-interest news. An archive of old issues is available on the Web site.

  • Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics Online Certificate

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Michigan State University (MSU) Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program offers a Certificate Program in Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics. Completion of the three courses is required for the certificate, though individual course enrollment is possible with appropriate prerequisites. The didactic courses are taught via computer on the World Wide Web through MSU's Virtual University. The laboratory component is a hybrid course, taught online and over one week on the University's East Lansing campus. Participants can also arrange to complete this segment at a remote site where proper equipment and instrumentation is available.

    The courses required for the Certificate Program include:

    • Concepts in Molecular Biology (online): BLD 830, 2 credits
    • Clinical Applications of Molecular Biology (online): BLD 831, 2 credits
    • Molecular Pathology Laboratory (on- or off-campus): BLD 832, 2 credits
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