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Prolotherapy & Other Complementary Treatments

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 |  Family Medicine |  Chronic Pain |  Headache |  Primary Care |  Inflammation |  Low Back Pain |  Musculoskeletal System |  Osteoarthritis |  Pain Management |  TMJ Disorder |  Trauma
Jared W. Nichols, DO, FACOFP
54 Minutes
Access till 01/05/2027 after purchase.


This program will expire and must be completed by 01/05/27.

*** Please note this program was part of the KCU Homecoming 2023. If you participated in the live event, you would not want to choose this program. ***

This presentation will discuss identifying and treating filamentous and pain-related injuries that are amendable to prolotherapy.  This will include the medications used, delivery, and follow-up surrounding this procedure.  Additionally, there will be recommendations for when to utilize this therapy, education on further educational opportunities, and when physicians should refer patients to a higher level of care. 

Learning Objectives:
· Underline the histological differences between prolotherapy, scarring, and steroid therapy.
· Analyze the need for implementing prolotherapy in the pain patient.
· Differentiate between disease processes that are and are not amendable to prolotherapy.
· Demonstrate a model for prolotherapy's implementation and therapeutic procedure.
· Identify when a specialist referral is needed.

Accreditation Statement:
The event has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA (Allopathic) Credit Designation:
MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this 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.

AOA (Osteopathic) Credit Designation:
MAOPS is accredited by the 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 in this activity.

Planning Committee Disclosure:
Each of the members of the KCU CME Planning Committee discloses that he/she has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this presentation, including no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this program.

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.



Jared W. Nichols, DO, FACOFP's Profile

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Kansas City University - COM

Dr. Nichols is board certified in Family Medicine & OMT and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and has a certificate in Integrative Medicine.  He earned his medical degree at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO, and completed his residency at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO and his post-graduate fellowship at University of North Texas Health Science Center.  After completing his fellowship, he transitioned from teaching residents to teaching second year medical students at Kansas City University- Joplin Campus.  While on faculty at KCU, Dr. Nichols was the course director for the Year 2 Osteopathic Skills course and a Transition to Clerkship course focused on preparing second year students for their rotations.  Dr. Nichols has previously served as a lecturer and editor for Doctors in Training, an independent board-prep resource. 

He currently spends his work time developing curriculum for and preparing second year medical students for their clinical years, directing OMM fellows, and conducting research.  Dr. Nichols also holds a non-opioid pain management clinic at a local Federal Community Health Center. 

Dr. Nichols is a self-proclaimed Missourian for life. He has three little girls with his wife Jourdan and loves to teach. His interests include regenerative medicine, health and wellness, and pinball.

Dr. Nichols 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 his presentation.



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