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Virtual Conference

Primary Care


Total Credits: 2.75 including 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 2.75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)



Description

This series of presentations will focus on a variety of primary care topics. Topics include oral health, ultrasound, and creating a friendly environment for LGBTQ patients.

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 2.75 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 enduring activity for a maximum of 2.75 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 Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Planning Disclosure:
None of the planners for this educational activity 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.

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 written response 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

Robert S. Arnce, MD, FACEP's Profile

Robert S. Arnce, MD, FACEP Related Seminars and Products

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Kansas City University - COM


Dr. Robert Arnce is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Kansas City University. He is also an attending physician at the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. He has practiced emergency medicine for 30 years. Dr. Arnce received his board certification in Emergency Medicine from the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) in 1999. He graduated from William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, and the Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota. He completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, and received his fellowship from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in 1999.

He is actively involved in Sepsis, Covid-19, and Pneumonia Research. Other areas of interest include Point-Of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS), Tick-borne illness, Emergency Department Practice Management, and quality improvement.

Dr. Arnce discloses that he 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.


Ron Holt, DO, MPA, DFAPA's Profile

Ron Holt, DO, MPA, DFAPA Related Seminars and Products

Student Health Physician, Adjunct Assistant Professor

San Francisco State University


Ronald Holt, DO,’93, is a board-certified psychiatrist, author, and international speaker. For the past 20 years, Holt has been a relentless advocate and educator on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues and civil rights. In 2008, Holt expanded his presentations nationally to include LGBTQ+ healthcare, the consequences of bullying, and suicide risk reduction. He has presented to hundreds of audiences, including physician audiences, on how to provide culturally competent care to the LGBTQ+ community.

Holt, along with his husband, William Huggett, MD, have published a self-help book and supportive coloring books for the LGBTQ+ community. They have also published a coloring book to help physicians with stress reduction. He has received several awards across the country for his community service and commitment to diversity. In the late 2000s, Holt received his previous employer’s two highest awards for community service and diversity achievement, making him the first physician within this national healthcare organization to receive both awards in the individual category. In 2019, he was elected to Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. In addition to being a KCU Adjunct Assistant Professor, Holt currently practices as a student health physician at San Francisco State University.

Ron Holt, DO, discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships 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.

Dr. Holt can be reached at drrholt@gmail.com.


Erinne Kennedy, DMD, MPH,  MMSc's Profile

Erinne Kennedy, DMD, MPH, MMSc Related Seminars and Products


Erinne Kennedy, DMD, MPH, MMSc, graduated from Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine in 2015. She completed a 1-year GPR residency at a VA Hospital in 2016, a Dental Public Health residency in 2018, and a MMSc in Dental Education at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2019. She serves as the director of pre-doctoral education at Kansas City University College of Dental Medicine in Joplin, MO.

Erinne Kennedy, DMD, MPH, MMSc, discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships 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.

Dr. Kennedy can be reached at erkennedy@kansascity.edu.


Linda Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP's Profile

Linda Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP Related Seminars and Products


Dr. Niessen currently serves as Founding Dean and Professor, Kansas City University College of Dental Medicine and Vice Provost for Oral Health Affairs. She is a board-certified public health dentist and has fellowship training in geriatric dentistry. She has provided clinical care to medically complex patients at VA Medical Centers in Boston and Dallas, TX. Dr. Niessen received her dental degree (DMD), her public health degree (MPH), and Masters in Public Policy (MPP) degree, all from Harvard University. She received a BA in chemistry (Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM.

Linda Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP, discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships 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.

Dr. Niessen can be reached at lniessen@kansascity.edu or 417-208-0755.


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