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  • Complementary Therapies in Pain Management Online Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing education offering is intended to provide registered nurses with an overview of pain and the use of complementary therapies in pain management. This program will meet the State of Michigan requirement for 1.0 hour or continuing education in pain management.

  • 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 3 (August 2019)

    Dates:

    August 9 - 13, 2019

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This four and a half day intense course will take what you’ve learned in the Cranial I and II courses to a new level.  You will learn to understand fascial linkages throughout the body, get more information on the cranial rhythmic impulse, how to use the CRI throughout the body for diagnosis and treatment of various musculoskeletal disorders, effect of emotions on the CRI and tissue mechanics, utilize the Becker Technique of the fulcrum, understand and treat tissue memory in physical and emotional trauma and understand the human bioenergy field and it’s relationship to the CRI in health and disease.

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine, Craniosacral Techniques: Part I, and Craniosacral Techniques Part II

    Credit hours: 35 1-A

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Integrative Healthcare for Pain and Stress Online Self-Paced Course

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing education offering is intended to allow registered nurses to experience three integrative modalities for chronic pain, realizing their application and value to address underlying dis-regulation processes in the body for patients, and to improve their self-care strategies. This course complies with the requirements for continuing nursing education and specifically satisfies the requirement for one (1.0) contact hour of pain and pain symptom management for relicensure in the state of Michigan. Course is free.

  • Introduction to Reflexology Online Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Reflexology is a practice based on the principles that there are reflexes in the feet and hands that correspond to all organs, glands, and parts of the body. It is a popular complementary therapy used to relieve stress, pain, and discomfort.

    Barb Brower, a certified reflexologist with over 20 years of experience offers this self-paced course. She has worked with MSU College of Nursing Professor Gwen Wyatt, PhD, RN, on a research study investigating the use of this complementary therapy by women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. You will have the opportunity to learn about the principles of reflexology, view a video demonstration of the basic techniques and be able to practice these skills as a result of completing this course.

    This course fulfills the 2.0 nursing continuing education requirement for PAIN management mandated for RN relicensure in the State of Michigan.

  • Osteopathic Medicine Summer Symposium (June 2019)

    Dates:

    June 21 - 23, 2019

    Location:

    The Park Place Hotel, 300 East State Street, Traverse City, MI. 49684

    Description:

    This symposium covers many clinical topics and is approved by the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine for 16 credits of AOA Category 1-A.

  • Pain Management: Expanding Your Knowledge Online Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing education offering is intended to provide registered nurses with current, evidence-based content to improve the management of pain. This course will identify challenges and opportunities in pain management. Further, it will describe evidence-based practice changes that can be implemented to improve patient comfort.

  • Principles of Manual Medicine Course (May, December 2019)

    Dates:

    • May 17 - 20, 2019
    • December 6 - 9, 2019

    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 Series

    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.

  • Social Work Continuing Education Courses and Programs

    Dates:

    Please see the Website below for specific dates and locations.

     

    Location:

    Various locations throughout Michigan

    Description:

    These professional development workshops offer a range of opportunities for professionals who are interested in developing new skills, strengthening existing skills, and seeking opportunities to network with social workers and other human service and healthcare professionals. Social work continuing education contact hours (CECHs) are available by attending any of the programs unless otherwise noted.

  • The Opioid Crisis in America: Identification and Treatment Strategies for Social Workers (Child Welfare Webinar) (August 2019)

    Dates:

    Friday, August 2, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    This webinar will describe many of the mechanisms that facilitated the opioid epidemic in the United States. It will also provide basic information on identification and assessment strategies for social workers. Finally, evidence-based treatment approaches will be covered. This webinar will utilize visual displays.

    Skill level: Beginning
    Substance Use Specific
    Available SW CECHs: 1.0

  • The Reign of Pain (Part 1): Emerging Concepts in the Role of the Brain in the Construction of Pain (Self-paced Webinar)

    Location:

    Online d2l.msu.edu Asynchronous, non-interactive, online, self-paced

    Description:

    Not all injuries cause pain, and not all pain is due to injuries. An explosion of brain research demonstrates that all pain is constructed by the brain as a danger/alarm function. It is imperative to distinguish pain caused by structural disorders from pain caused by neural pathways in the brain. Appropriate treatment of pain is guided by this distinction with the goal of resolution of pain for individuals with neural pathway-induced pain.

    Clinical and Macro Practice
    *Meets Pain Management criteria
    Available SW CECHs: 1.0

  • The Reign of Pain (Part 2): Interventions to Reverse Non-structural Chronic Pain (Self-paced Webinar)

    Location:

    Online d2l.msu.edu Asynchronous, non-interactive, online, self-paced

    Description:

    Appropriate interventions for chronic pain vary depending on the source of the pain. Reversal of neural pathway-induced pain is possible, and specific interventions targeted for this condition will be described. These include education about the nature of pain, exercises to retrain pain pathways, and emotional processing techniques.

    This webinar can be taken as a two-part series or as a stand-alone course.

    Available SW CECHs: 1

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