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  • Basic Principles of TMJ Diagnosis and Treatment Modalities (Macomb, MI) (May 2017)

    Dates:

    Friday, May 5, 2017

    Location:

    Macomb Community College, University Center UC1, Lecture Hall A, 44575 Garfield Rd., Clinton Township, MI 48082

    Description:

    Participants at this CME event should learn; (1) Pathophysiology of TMD; (2) Clinical examination parameters of who has TMJ damage independent of symptoms; and (3) Effective risk management prior to treatment.

  • 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.

  • 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 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

  • 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.

  • Fall Kaleidoscope Conference (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 22, 2017

    Location:

    Eagle Eye Conference Center, Bath, MI

    Description:

    This annual conference, held during the Silverfest Alumni Weekend, offers the opportunity for primary care physicians to update their understanding of new developments in research and clinical practices in the fields of dermatology, chronic pain and dependencies. The overall goal is to improve the primary care physician’s ability to evaluate and treat the patient through an evidence based approach. This conference is presented in conjunction with the Silverfest Alumni Weekend and has been approved for 8 hours of Category IA credit.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • MSUCOM Summer Clinical Symposium (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 23 - 25, 2017

    Location:

    West Bay Beach Resort, 615 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI

     

    Description:

    This symposium covers many clinical topics and is approved by the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine for 15 credits of AOA Category 1-A.

  • Muscle Energy: Part 1 (April 2017)

    Dates:

    April 21 - 25, 2017

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This course expands upon previous training in manual medicine in the use of muscle contraction as an activating force. A lecture, demonstration, and small group practice session format will emphasize the concepts of muscle contraction and its use in the treatment of dysfunction of the vertebral column and bony pelvis. Expansion of the structural diagnostic process will include definitive diagnosis of dysfunctions of the bony pelvis and diagnosis of dysfunctions on the vertebral column will be reviewed.  This course has prerequisites.

    CME: 34 1-A credits

  • Online Osteopathic Core Competency Programs and Assessments

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine offers several online educational programs and assessments through its Statewide Campus System (SCS) program. Many of the resources are offered free of charge.

     

  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratories

    Location:

    A-407 East Fee Hall , 965 Fee Road, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The primary focus of our research laboratories is to understand mechanisms of osteoarthrosis and investigate methods of diagnosis, intervention, and prevention of this disease. In these investigations, the OBL utilizes in vivo animal models, human cadavers, and mathematical models to study blunt joint trauma. The OBL also conducts experiments on athletic and workplace footwear in cooperation with various manufacturers. These studies specifically examine the durability, comfortability, and the ability of footwear to help protect the body from injury.

    The OBL regularly performs co-operative studies with orthopaedic manufacturers to assist in the evaluation and development of new products and devices. Through experimentation involving biomechanical tests, histological analyses, biochemical assays, and mathematical model analyses, we seek to answer the many questions that evolve when studying various musculoskeletal diseases and related problems.

  • Osteopathic Medicine Continuing Medical Education Online

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Continuing Medical Education (CME) Online is a series of interactive, topical learning activities that address the need of health care professionals to conveniently and inexpensively obtain CME credits. Extensive use of interactive simulations, animations, video, audio, and color graphics helps participants to review, master, and retain basic anatomical and biomechanical knowledge necessary for the diagnosis of musculoskeletal dysfunction. Beyond just providing the ability to conveniently obtain CME credits, this online resource expands the understanding of, and ability to use, manual medicine in private practice.

  • Principals of Manual Medicine Course (April, December 2017)

    Dates:

    • April 28 - May 1, 2017
    • December 1 - 4, 2017

    Location:

    MSUCOM, Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    Principles of Manual Medicine is a combination of didactic, lectures and “hands-on” experience sufficient to understand the principles involved in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders amenable to manual medicine methods. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of manual medicine into total health care.

    Credit Hours: 28 1-A

  • Principles of Manual Medicine Video

    Description:

    MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine has developed a multi-volume video series that provides a comprehensive presentation of the basic principles and concepts of manual medicine. Each volume contains over two hours of material intended to equip the medical practitioner with skills to diagnose, treat, and restore maximal pain-free movement of the musculoskeletal system using muscle energy and high velocity thrust techniques. Topics include: Concepts & Principles; Cervical Spine; Lumbar Spine; Thoracic Spine; Rib Cage; Pelvis; and Extremities.

  • Rural Health Grand Rounds

    Dates:

    Offered quarterly.

     

    Location:

    Programs are provided in various formats that may include video conference, teleconference, webinar, or face-to-face participation.

    Description:

    Rural Health Grand Rounds are educational offerings provided to rural healthcare settings and providers as part of the mission of the Michigan Center for Rural Health (MCRH). The following Grand Rounds are offered: EMS; Geriatric; Nursing; Oral Health; Pharmacy; Psychiatry; Social Work; Legal; and special topics.  Several topics offer continuing education credits.

  • Sports Medicine Update (May 2017)

    Dates:

    Friday, May 12, 2017

    Location:

    Clara Bell Smith Center, 282 West Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The goal of the Sports Medicine Update is to improve the participants’s ability to evaluate patients and initiate appropriate treatment for commonly encountered sports-related injuries by strengthening clinical decision-making through an evidence-based approach. MSUCOM is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sports Medicine Update 2017 is approved by MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine for 8 credits of Category 1-A.

  • Statewide Campus System: Osteopathic Educational Conferences (2016 - 2017)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the website below.

     

    Location:

    Various across the Lower Peninsula of Michigan

    Description:

    MSU's Statewide Campus System (SCS) in the College of Osteopathic Medicine provides educational conferences for member hospitals belonging to SCS, featuring nationally known speakers in a variety of medical specialties. Through the SCS educational conferences, interns and residents in training gain exposure to new research, participate in hands-on learning labs, and meet many leaders in the medical field. CME credit is not offered for these educational workshops.

  • Symposium for Primary Care Medicine (November 2017)

    Dates:

    November 3 - 4, 2017

    Location:

    Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI; Suburban Collection Showplace

    Description:

    This symposium includes the Annual Allen Zieger Memorial Lecture Series and numerous informative sessions covering timely and important topics in medical care. There will be exhibits and scientific and educational displays. 17 1-A continuing education credits.

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