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  • 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

  • Continuing Medical Education for Physicians

    Dates:

    Please see current offerings at the website below.

    Location:

    Various locations

    Description:

    The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Continuing Medical Education Office partners with Sparrow to offer quality continuing medical education opportunities for physicians practicing in the Greater Lansing-East Lansing community, identified as Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Ionia Counties.In addition, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine has obligations outside of the Greater Lansing-East Lansing Community. As a result, some activities listed on the CME calendar may involve other institutions that are outside of the defined partnership area.

    For a calendar of current offerings, please visit the website listed below.

  • Craniosacral Techniques: Part 1 (January 2019)

    Dates:

    January 25 - 29, 2019

    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 (October 2018)

    Dates:

    October 19 - 23, 2018

    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 2019)

    Dates:

    October 25 - 28, 2019

    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 2018)

    Dates:

    October 26 - 29, 2018

    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.

  • Indirect, Functional Approach to Manual Medicine (November 2019)

    Dates:

    November 8 - 10, 2019

    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.

  • 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

  • Manual Medicine Related to Sports and Occupational Injuries to the Extremities (February 2019)

    Dates:

    February 9 - 10, 2019

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This two-day course is an application of manual medicine and the diagnosis, treatment and management of sports and occupational injuries. Techniques for examination and treatment of the upper and lower limbs will be emphasized. The principles of joint play, muscle energy and mobilization with impulse technique will be introduced and practiced. Treatment will be based on a specific diagnosis with consideration of comprehensive rehabilitation strategies. Prerequisite: Principles of Manual Medicine.  Muscle Energy: Part I is recommended but not required.  CME: 15 1-A credits.

  • Master of Science in Nursing Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist with Nurse Education Concentration Program (Online)

    Location:

    This program is delivered in a completely online format with internship experiences completed close to home.

    Description:

    This unique specialty program prepares graduate nurses who are clinical experts skilled in providing care for adults across the lifespan and possess the knowledge required to effectively educate others. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be ready to assume leadership roles in healthcare settings as advanced direct care provider, consultant, leader, collaborator, and educator. Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialists advance the quality of care by leading practice change innovations, integrating evidence-based practice guidelines, and collaborating with members of the healthcare team to improve patient outcomes.

  • Muscle Energy: Part 1 (April 2019)

    Dates:

    April 12 - 16, 2019

    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.  Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine. 

    CME: 34 1-A credits

  • Principals of Manual Medicine Course (November, December 2018)

    Dates:

    November 30 - December 3, 2018

    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 Continuing Medical Education Resources (Online)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    These resources offer 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.

  • Rural Health Grand Rounds

    Dates:

    Please see a list of the current dates at the website below.

     

    Location:

    Programs are provided in various formats, including: video conference, audio conference, or webinar

    Description:

    MCRH offers numerous Grand Round Programs which are telebroadcasted free throughout rural Michigan via Video-conference, Audio-conference & Webinars. Topics include:

    • Geriatric
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy
    • Oral Health
    • Psychiatry
    • Social Work
    • Legal
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