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Trauma-Informed Care in Practice

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 |  Depression |  Family Medicine |  LGBTQIA+ Community |  Mental Health |  Primary Care |  Substance Abuse |  Trauma
Kelley J. Joy DO
57 Minutes
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*** Please note this program will also be found as part of the 8-Credit program Simply CME #4: A Potpourri of Topics for the Practicing Physician. If you have already completed Simply CME #4, you will not want to choose this program. If you want to learn more about Simply CME #4: A Potpourri of Topics for the Practicing Physician, choose “Media Types” above and select “Classroom.” ***

This presentation includes a review of providing care to multicultural patients.  It also provides an introduction to Trauma-Informed care, how to recognize traumatized patients, and the stages of Trauma-Informed care.

Learning Objectives:

  1. In order to address the health concerns of the multicultural patient, the physician should:
    1. Formulate a plan considering language barriers, utilizing patient advocacy, familiarizing with the culture, making connections to the cultural community, providing flexibility in care, and avoiding making cultural assumptions.
    2. Consider creating a welcoming environment, effective communication, understanding both medical goals and those of the patient, and making medical decisions in tandem with the patient.
  2. In order to address effectively the health concern of the LGBTIA+ community, the physician should formulate a plan to develop an easy rapport, developing relationships making it possible to question behaviors that place the patient at risk for health concerns.
  3. In order to effectively treat a post-traumatic patient, the physician should:
    1. Develop a plan to conduct a violence screening.
    2. Evaluate the concepts of Trauma-Informed Care as outlined by the US Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration.
    3. Formulate a plan considering: safety, trustworthiness, and transparency; peer support; collaboration and mutuality; empowerment, voice, and choice; and cultural, historical, and gender issues.
  4. In order to effectively address the health concerns of the post-traumatic child, the physician should evaluate the ten types of childhood trauma and analyze the consequences of the trauma.

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 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) 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 Creditsä.  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 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 Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.




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Dr. Kelley Joy is Vice-Chair and Associate Professor in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri, where she teaches clinical skills to all medical students, especially those in years one and two.  She is board certified in Family Medicine and OMT by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University – College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she developed a passion for all aspects of medicine. This led her to choose a combined Family Medicine and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine residency at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri.

After completing her residency, she started a private practice in Pryor, Oklahoma, close to her childhood home in southeast Kansas.  She found joy in providing complete family care from delivering babies to geriatric care. After several years of practice, Dr. Joy discovered her second passion: teaching. She joined the faculty of Oklahoma State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine as an Assistant Professor.  This opportunity combined her love of caring for patients while inspiring and educating the nation's future physicians.  In 2017, she moved to her current position. She lives with her family in Joplin, Missouri, and she enjoys reading and quilting in her spare time.

Dr. Joy 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.




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