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Osteopathic Approach to Treating Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, and Obesity & Weight Loss


Total Credits: 3.75 including 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 3.75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)



Description

The Osteopathic Approach - Presentation #1 combines three workshop presentations on the uniquely osteopathic approach to Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Obesity and Weight Loss. These workshops focus on the application of osteopathic principles in the clinical management of the covered conditions, including osteopathic manipulative treatment of somatic dysfunction that may be encountered in patients presenting with these conditions.

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 3.75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsä.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and the National Center for Osteopathic Principles in Education (NCOPPE). MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Planning Disclosure:
The Continuing Education Steering Committee (CESC) and Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP) Committee members and planners/reviewers of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

AOA Grievance Policy: All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to the MAOPS Executive Director, who will forward said grievance to the Simply CME Committee that is made up of the executive directors from the co-sponsoring states.  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 Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

 

Faculty

Megan Aspelund, DO's Profile

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Megan Aspelund, DO, is an osteopathic resident physician currently training at the STILL OPTI/NRMC Kirksville Family Medicine Residency program at Kirksville, Missouri. She graduated from the ATSU School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona in 2018. She is from Anchorage, Alaska, where she completed her undergraduate training and has recently accepted a job position as an Osteopathic Family Medicine Physician in Wasilla, Alaska, where she will work following graduation from residency in 2022.

Dr.  Aspelund discloses that she has no relevant relationship with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

 


Heather Bird, DO's Profile

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Heather Bird, DO is a resident at Still OPTI/Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO. She is currently in her first year of residency. Dr. Bird earned her doctor of osteopathy medicine from Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Bird discloses that she has no relevant relationship with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Gary Bruning, DO MS's Profile

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Gary L. Bruning, DO, MS, is an assistant professor at A.T. Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) and serves as the residency director for the NRMC Family Medicine program. He graduated from ATSU-KCOM in 1983 and completed his residency at the Eisenhower Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO. He practiced rural medicine for 30 years, 22 years of which he was employed by Avery Health Systems in South Dakota prior to coming back to Kirksville. Dr. Bruning enjoys doing multiple procedures, including endoscopy, multiple different kinds of joint injections, as well as utilizing OMM in all his years of practice.

Dr. Bruning discloses that he has no relevant relationship with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Brent Dixon, DO's Profile

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Brent Dixon, DO, is an assistant professor at AT Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM). Dr. Dixon is board certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. He earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine from ATSU-KCOM, and he completed his NMM residency at Northeast Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Dixon discloses that she has no relevant relationship with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Shawn Holcomb, DO's Profile

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Shawn Holcomb, DO, is an assistant professor of Family and Community Health at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Quincy, Illinois. Dr. Holcomb returned as a faculty physician after graduating from the SIU-Quincy Family medicine resident program in 2009. Dr. Holcomb is married with six children, with only one living at home. She loves to do outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, and riding her motorcycle. She really loves to walk and has completed three half-marathons. She is very active in her church and tries to go on a mission trip every one to two years. In her downtime, she loves to read.

Dr. Holcomb discloses that she has no relevant relationship with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Jared Huffman, DO's Profile

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Jared Huffman, DO, is a resident at Still OPTI/Northeast Regional Medical Center. He is currently in his 2nd year and serving as chief resident in the Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Program. Dr. Huffman earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine from Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Huffman discloses that he has no relevant relationship with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Karen Snider, DO's Profile

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Karen Snider, DO, FAAO, FNAOME, is a professor at A.T. Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM). Dr. Snider is board certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. She earned her doctor of osteopathic medicine from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, and she completed her residency at Northeast Regional Medical Center. Dr. Snider has earned fellowship awards from the American Academy of Osteopathy and the National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators.

Dr. Snider discloses that she has no relevant relationship with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


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