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Recent Research Efforts at the MSSU-KCU Research Consortium (MKRC)


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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Topics:
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Clinical Trials |  Family Medicine |  OMM/OMT |  Opioid Use Disorder |  Primary Care |  Sepsis
Faculty:
Robert S. Arnce, MD, FACEP |  Elijah Elliott, OMS II |  Jeff Staudinger, PhD |  Phill Vainer, OMS II
Duration:
49 Minutes
Expiration:
Access till 03/16/2025 after purchase.


Description

This program will expire and must be completed by 03/16/25.

*** Please note this program will also be found as part of the 3.25-Credit program Research & Health Systems. If you have already completed Research & Health Systems, you will not want to choose this program. If you would like to learn more about Research & Health Systems, choose “Media Types” above and select “Classroom.” ***

The mission of the MSSU-KCU Research Consortium (MKRC) is to engage MSSU and KCU students in inter-disciplinary clinical & basic research opportunities for learning.  The MKRC seeks to improve the health of people in the Joplin, Missouri, and the four-states community.  The mission of the MKRC is to investigate evidence-based osteopathic medicine through a team-based health care delivery strategy.  The presentations by Drs. Arnce and Staudinger will highlight two ongoing clinical research studies at KCU in Joplin.

Learning Objectives:
•    Become aware of the need for expanded research opportunities at Kansas City University
•    Understand what we are doing to expand research opportunities for student doctors at Kansas City University
•    Learn about two specific research opportunities at Kansas City University

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 .75 AOA Category 1-A Credits 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) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of .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 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.

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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


Robert Arnce, MD, FACEP, is a board certified, residency trained emergency physician. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Chemistry from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri in 1989. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota in 1993 and completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Louisville in 1996. He received his board certification Emergency Medicine from the American Board of Emergency Medicine in 1996 and Fellowship status from the American College of Emergency Physicians in 1999. 

Dr. Arnce is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Kansas City University (KCU).  He practiced emergency medicine for over 30 years and is an attending in the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.

Robert Arnce, MD, FACEP, 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. Arnce can be reached at rarnce@kansascity.edu


Elijah Elliott, OMS II's Profile

Elijah Elliott, OMS II Related Seminars and Products


Elijah Elliott is currently a medical student at Kansas City University.  Growing up in the small town of Oswego, KS, Elijah Elliott was drawn to the path of being a physician by noticing the health disparities of rural areas, as well as the importance of close relationships between physician and community. Elijah came to KCU by way of the “Yours to Lose” program, an accelerated acceptance partnership between KCU and Missouri Southern State University. During his undergraduate years, he spent much of his time in the classroom, volunteering at Freeman’s ICU, tutoring local high school students, and spending time with peers. Since arriving at KCU, Elijah has served the role of Treasurer for KCU-Joplin’s the Student American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics club, and has also joined other students at the Missouri Southern-Kansas City University Research Consortium (MKRC). At the MKRC, Elijah has participated in the “OMT and Opioid Use Disorder” project, and has also helped write a review article over the Post Translational Modifications of Pregnane-X Receptor.

Elijah 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.

Elijah can be reached at Elijah.elliott@kansascity.edu.


Jeff Staudinger, PhD's Profile

Jeff Staudinger, PhD Related Seminars and Products


Dr. Staudinger serves as the Director of the MSSU-KCU Stress Research Consortium (MKRC). The MKRC is housed within the Biomedical Research Laboratory (BMRL), which is comprised of approximately 3,000 square feet of office and wet-lab space located 6.8 miles from the KCU campus on the campus of Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) in Joplin. Dr. Staudinger also serves as the course director for the Biomedical Science Research Elective (IDIS 198) offered through the KCU-COM. Student participation in this research elective course serves as an entry into ongoing research efforts, and is intended to provide a framework within which both KCU COM & two-year CKU COB M.S. students may engage in bio medical science research projects in Joplin. This course represents a mechanism by which students will receive academic credit for their participation in our research studies. These research-related activities are sponsored and located at the BMRL at MMSU, the KCU campus, or other approved regional partner institution(s) in Joplin.

Dr. Staudinger discloses that he has no relevant financial relationship with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, a patient relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. Staudinger can be reached at jstaudinger@kansascity.edu.


Phill Vainer, OMS II's Profile

Phill Vainer, OMS II Related Seminars and Products

Kansas City University - COM


Phill Vainer is currently a medical student at Kansas City University.  Phill came to KCU after graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2016 with his B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.  In Reno, he worked as a phlebotomist and clinical laboratory assistant.  Outside of work, he volunteered at a Harm Reduction Center where he operated a clean needle/syringe exchange program, educated the community on harm reduction principles, performed anonymous STD testing, and provided counseling services to several at-risk populations. Since arriving at KCU, Phill has taken on multiple leadership positions and research opportunities. In his first year at KCU, Phill helped author the paper: “Cadaveric Analysis on the Spatial Properties of the Sural nerve around the Lateral Malleolus,” published in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. Likewise, he is an active participant in the Missouri Southern-KCU Research Consortium (MKRC). With the MKRC, he has hosted multiple presentations, including journal club presentations and presentations related to his current research. In addition to his work on Opioid Use Disorder, he is currently helping author a review article covering the Pregnane X Receptor alongside his colleagues in the Staudinger Lab. Outside of research, Phill is a member of the Osteopathic Honor Society, Sigma Sigma Phi, the Treasurer of the Research Club, Logistics Coordinator of the Emergency Medicine Club, and an anatomy tutor.

Phill 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.

Phill can be reached at phill.vainer@kansascity.edu


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