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Implementing Trauma Informed Practices for Better Patient Outcomes

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Cancer |  COPD |  Depression |  Diabetes |  Family Medicine |  Mental Health |  Obesity |  Patient Experience & Needs |  Professionalism |  Primary Care |  STDs |  Stroke |  Substance Abuse |  Suicide |  PTSD |  Trauma
Kayce Morton, DO, FAAP, SFHM
53 Minutes
Access till 06/18/2027 after purchase.


This program will expire and must be completed by 06/18/27 .

** Please note this program was a part of the Missouri Annual Osteopathic Conference 2024. You will not want to choose this program if you attended the in-person conference. **

The presentation will review general and specific Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) practices for integration within ambulatory, inpatient, surgical, and emergency department settings. 

Learning Objectives:
• Learners will articulate what the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACESs) study was and how they relate to chronic diseases.
• Learners will describe different types of trauma
• Learners will critically appraise their clinical environment, healthcare system, and professional behaviors for sensitivity to their patient’s trauma experiences.
• Learners will develop practical, actionable strategies within their clinical environment, healthcare system, and professional behaviors that can implement trauma-informed care practices.
• Learners will identify patient histories and behaviors that may indicate a history of trauma.
• Learners will understand the difference in patient outcomes when and when not cared for with TIC principles and strategies

Accreditation Statement:
Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.  MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Disclosure:
None of the planners for this educational activity except for Ken Zaremski, DO, have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Dr. Zaremski discloses that he owns stock in Merck & Company and Amgen Inc. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated, and Dr. Zaremski excused himself from meetings where any planning involved any of the companies or their products that he has a relationship with. 

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.





Kayce Morton, DO, FAAP, SFHM's Profile

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Dr. Kayce Morton is a practicing community Pediatric Hospitalist in Springfield, Missouri. Dr. Morton earned her Bachelor of Arts at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. She attended the Kansas City University of Biosciences and Osteopathic Medicine, now known as Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU-COM). Dr. Morton completed her residency in Pediatrics with the University of Missouri-Columbia Pediatrics Residency Program in 2008. She joined a community hospital, CoxHealth, in her hometown of Springfield, Missouri, and was the Pediatric Section Director for six years. Dr. Morton then worked in a hybrid model for four years as a pediatric hospitalist and pediatric medical director at Jordan Valley Community Health Center in Springfield, Missouri. She now works solely as a pediatric hospitalist at CoxHealth in Springfield, Missouri, and Phoenix Children's Hospital in Gilbert, Arizona. 

Dr. Morton is board certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Morton is a fellow of the  American Academy of Pediatrics, including the Missouri Chapter, a member of the American Medical Association, a Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine, Missouri State Medical Association, American Medical Women's Association, Greene County Medical Society and Advance PHM. Dr. Morton is very involved in multiple ways in the above organizations.

Dr. Morton is passionate about many things, particularly trauma-informed care (TIC) and health equity, as it affects both patient and physician well-being. She is involved in the Missouri Hospital Association pilot program to educate and implement trauma-informed care into our medical systems and address health inequities.

Dr. Morton advocates for pediatric hospitalist medicine and has taken various roles. She is currently the head of the planning committee for Clinical PHM with AAP. She has also been involved in various quality improvement work at CoxHealth. She is serving as a mentor for the SIP project. She is also the site leader for quality improvement projects and an assistant professor for Mizzou.

Dr. Morton enjoys being active in her community. She has been an active member of the Mayor's Commission for Children. She also works closely with the Drew Lewis Foundation and the Fairbanks group. Dr. Morton lives in Nixa, Missouri, with her husband and two kids.

Dr. Morton discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients relative to the content of this presentation. 




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