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CME 1A

Continuing Education for Physicians

We engage nationally-recognized academicians to discuss contemporary medical topics that affect physicians and patient care. Our attendees participate through both traditional lecture and interactive formats. Participants can choose to attend our classes in person, online (when offered), or a combination of both. If you are joining us in person, come ready to learn, have fun and connect with many local health professionals and colleagues.

Explore our CME 1A programs below, then visit the Rowan University Online Marketplace to register today!

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3-Day Continuing Medical Education Conference

Hosted at Kalahari Resort and Conference Center

RowanSOM is dedicated to refining and enhancing physicians’ knowledge to manage the changing needs of the healthcare system. These education-based lectures are structured to augment physician expertise with current guidelines, materials and recommendations, as well as up-to-date advances in medical treatment on specific topics.

For the most up-to-date information regarding programs, accreditation and policy disclaimers, please download the brochure.

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Nov. 15-17, 2018 - Up to 15 Category 1-A CME Credits, 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

General Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this series, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the updated guidelines for treatment of lower back pain and alternative treatment options
  • Define the predominant causes of tick borne illnesses and current management recommendations 
  • Summarize current diet fads and evidence to support their success
  • Demonstrate understanding of blockchain and it’s implication for the advancement of healthcare 
  • Describe the necessary tools and training needed to handle emergencies that may arise in an outpatient office setting 
  • Recognize coding strategies to distinctly stratify diagnoses for complicated patient populations 
  • Recommend end of life care techniques for the management of patients and providing necessary support to the caregivers 
  • Generate treatment plan strategies for the care of patients of all ages with ADHD
  • Explain holistic strategies for the care of patients with chronic diseases 

Please note that the dates for the current AOA CME cycle started January 1, 2016 and ends December 31, 2018. AOA members are required to obtain 120 credit hours in a three-year cycle, with at least 30 credits in Category 1-A.

 

ACCREDITATION
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing education for DO physicians. RowanSOM designates these educational activities for up to a maximum of 15 Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Physician (AMA) Accreditation Statement: NJAOPS is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NJAOPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Health Professionals: Participants may claim hours to receive a Certificate of Participation for an activity designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

 

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
For successful completion of activity and subsequent awarding of credits, individuals are required to participate in the entire activity session and complete an attestation form, as well as an activity evaluation form.

 

PARTNERSHIP
This conference is presented in partnership with   Lourdes Logo

 

SPONSORS
Jeff Health Logo     Capehart Schatchard Logo

DISCLAIMER
It is the policy of RowanSOM that the information presented at CME activities will be unbiased and based on scientific evidence. Any views expressed in this activity is being presented for educational purposes only. The views expressed in this activity are those of the faculty. It should not be inferred or assumed that they are expressing the views of any manufacturer or pharmaceuticals and/or medical devices, or Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.
 

5 CAT 1-A 
PREVENTION / OMM
Thur., Nov. 15, 2018  /  11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Kalahari Ballroom A
Registration

  • Welcome / Introduction
    Joshua Coren, D.O., M.B.A., F.A.C.O.F.P.

  • My Aching Back, Update on Back Pain Management
    Danielle Cooley, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P.

  • The Changing Landscapes of Tick-Borne Ilnesses
    Rebecca Moore, D.O.

  • Debunking Fad Diets through Evidence Based Medicine
    Adarsh Gupta, D.O.

  • A Hands Approach to Sports Medicine Injuries
    James Bailey, D.O.

  • Physician Healing Thyself, Promoting Physician Well-Being
    Philip Collins, D.O.

5 CAT 1-A
BUSINESS
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018 /  7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kalahari Ballroom A

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Blockchain - The Latest Advancement in Medicine
    Alex Kowalski, D.O.
    Michael Milovich, Jr., Ph.D., M.B.A.

  • The ABC's of PHQ9 and other Mental Health Screenings
    Jennifer Sepede, D.O.

  • Is Your Office Ready for an Emergency?
    Xithlalichomiha O'Dell, D.O.

  • How Complicated is Your Panel: Effective Risk Coding in Primary Care
    Alison Mancuso, D.O.

  • You Call the Shot - Immunization Update
    Samantha Plasner, D.O.

  • Optional Workshop
    • 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    • 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • D.O. You Yoga – MARGARET KOENITZER, CYT
      Let Movement be your Medicine - CAROL PENN, DO
      Learn 4 short, gentle routines to reduce stress and create an inner sense of peace, vitality and wellness, located in the Aloeswood/Ironwood Rooms

  • Smores Event (7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
    Family Friendly, located in the Zambezi/Nile River Rooms


5 CAT 1-A
PSYCH
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kalahari Ballroom A

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Traversing the POLST form and Advancement to End of Life Care
    Bindui Parchuri, D.O.

  • Counseling to the End of Life Caregivers and Recognizing when symptoms transition to a DSM-V Diagnosis
    Joanna Petrides, Psy.D.

  • Shifting the focus on Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders
    Meagan Vermeulen, M.D.

  • Missing from our Medical School Training - Counseling you should be providing to your LGBTQ+ patients
    Aubrey Olson, D.O.

  • A Mind, Body, Spirit Approach to Chronic Disease Management
    Lisa Kassenoff, D.O.

Early Registration - Before 9/1/2018
$395

After 9/1/2018
$495

On-Site 11/15/2018
$595

Optional Yoga/Movement Workshop
Individual Registration: $29
Family of Four: $49
Additional Participants: $10

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CME Registration Policy: Cancellations must be made in writing to the Office of Continuing Medical Education. The paid registration fee, minus $75 administrative charges will be refunded if cancellation is received by Aug. 31, 2018.

Accommodations
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center,
250 Kalahari Boulevard, Pocono Manor, PA 18349

  • Pricing
    • Four Water Park Wristbands included in the room charge 
    • Guest Rooms reserved with a group code 
    • $189 per night (plus taxes) (For upgrade information and pricing, please contact Kalahari direct)

  • Reservations
    • Reserve your room by contacting Kalahari Resort at 1-877-Kalahari (525-2427) OR Online at: https://stay.kalahariresorts.com/pennsylvania#groupSignIn
    • Enter the Group Code "3457" when prompted, press continue and follow on-screen instructions.
    • Rooms are held under the "School of Osteopathic Medicine" Room Block


To receive the group rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or by Oct. 15, 2018.

Reservations will be taken following this date based on availability. Reservations can no longer be made online, they must be made by phone. Please contact Kalahari Resort at 1-877-Kalahari (525-2427) and mention the rooms are being held under the "School of Osteopathic Medicine" Room Block.

Kalahari Resort cancellations must be made 72 hours or more prior to arrival to receive full refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations less than 72 hours prior to arrival forfeits entire deposit.


Key Essentials to Optimizing Patient Care

Our series is structured to augment physician expertise with current clinical guideline recommendations and materials, as well as up-to-date advances in medical treatments on specific topics. The current education blocks have been chosen in response to evaluations from previous conference participants. Our faculty are well-respected in a variety of areas, including their clinical research, overall experience, and clinical distinction in their respective fields.

Classes can be taken as a full, five-block series, or on an individual basis. We also offer a Pennsylvania License Package, which includes the first four programs and offers 20.25 CAT 1-A credits.

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Full Series - 25.25 Category 1-A CME Credits

Upon Completion of this series, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and risk stratify patients with cardiovascular disease.
  • Understand the immunizations recommended in the geriatric population in various healthcare settings.
  • Summarize necessary referrals and vaccinations needed for travel medicine. 
  • Explain the common causes of hyponatremia and recommendations for management.
  • Differentiate between a chronic cough and immunodeficiency in children.
  • Generate a management strategy for assisting children with development disabilities and their IEPs.
  • Identify important considerations in the treatment of women with depression.
  • Describe appropriate patient assessment for treatment with ER/LA opioid analgesics, evaluating risks and potential benefits of ER/LA therapy as well as possible misuse and apply proper methods to initiate therapy, modify dose, and discontinue use of ER/LA opioid analgesics, applying best practices including accurate dosing and conversion techniques as well as appropriate discontinuation strategies.
  • Compare common newborn disorders and current guidelines for management of these disorders.
  • Describe breastfeeding and maternal needs for patients who are post-partum.
  • To build cultural competence in order to address the health needs of women migrating from countries which practice FGM.
This series is sponsored, in part, by:
Jeff Health Logo     Lourdes Logo     AOA Logo

5.25 CAT 1-A 
CARDIOLOGY FOR PRIMARY CARE
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018  /  6:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (lunch to follow)
The Westin, 555 Fellowship Road, Mt. Laurel,NJ

  • Welcome/Event Disclosures
    Troy Randle, D.O.

  • Lipids/Hypertension-How do we take care of people?
    Kris Hillegas, D.O.

  • Metabolic Diet Nutrition-Weight Loss Management
    Adarsh Gupta, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P.

  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Health
    Vasu Palli, D.O.

  • Smoking Cessation
    Hafeza Shaikh, D.O.

  • Opioids and Cardiovascular Disease
    Marla Golden, D.O.

  • Elderly and Driving
    Kevin Overbeck, D.O.

  • Heart Failure Update
    Tracy Lanoza, D.N.P.

  • EKG-pace makers
    John Hamaty, D.O.

  • Cardiac Oncology
    Geoffrey Zarrella, D.O.

  • Cardiology Billing for Primary Care
    Kirty Kaylan

  • Panel Discussions/Activities
    Troy Randle, DO 

5 CAT 1-A
INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018  /  7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorum, Stratford, NJ

  • What you need to know about Hepatitis - An Update on Current Recommendations
    Judith A. Lightfoot, D.O.

  • Updates on Immunization for the Elderly
    Leonard Powell, D.O.

  • HIV Biomedical Prevention Update
    Todd Levin, D.O.

  • Travel Medicine
    Michael Barnish, D.O.

  • Community Antibiotic Stewardship
    Cindy Hou, D.O.

5 CAT 1-A
PEDIATRICS
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium, Stratford, NJ

  • Developmental Disabilities - In it for the Long Haul, What you need to know about IEPs & 504s
    Jennifer LeComte, D.O.

  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
    Paul Ufberg, D.O.

  • Cogential Heart Disease in Primary Care Pediatrics
    Boban Abraham, M.D.

  • What's causing that Cough? Differentiating Recurrent Cold from Immunodeficiency
    Tanya Kadrmas-Iannuzzi, D.O.

  • Mood Swings in Children - Could this be Depression?
    Jacqueline Kaari, D.O.

5 CAT 1-A
INTERNAL MEDICINE
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium Stratford, NJ

  • Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
    This is an AOA sponsored lecture 
    Jennifer Caudle, D.O.

  • A spoon full of Sugar helps the GLP and SGLT Go Down
    Gregory Barone, D.O.

  • Turning that Frown Upside Down, A Holistic Approach to Depression in Women
    Magdela Chery, D.O.

  • The Low Down on Hyponatremia - Best Practice in Management
    Gregory Varallo, Jr.

5 CAT 1-A
OBSTETRICS
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018  7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium, Stratford, NJ

  • Common Newborn Disorders
    Connie Andrejko, D.O.

  • Full-scale post-partum care - Breastfeeding Medicine to Maternal Needs
    Shannon Davids, D.O.

  • AUB Made Ridiculously Simple
    Michelle Tartaglia, D.O.

  • Birth Control and Beyond
    Charna Coren, M.D.

  • Female Genitalia Mutilation
    Jasjit Beausang, M.D.

  • Full Series Combination $495
  • Individual Blocks $149
  • Pennsylvania License Package (four CME's 9/8-10/20/18; 20.25 credits) $395
  • Early registration (Before 8/1/2018)
    • Full Series $395
    • Individual Blocks $99
    • Pennsylvania License $295

Discount on Full Series Combination for Volunteer Faculty

CANCELLATION POLICY: Your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before Aug. 31, 2018.

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Pennsylvania License Package - 20.25 Category 1-A CME Credits

5.25 CAT 1-A 
CARDIOLOGY FOR PRIMARY CARE
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018  /  6:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (lunch to follow)
The Westin, 555 Fellowship Road, Mt. Laurel,NJ

  • Welcome/Event Disclosures
    Troy Randle, D.O.

  • Lipids/Hypertension-How do we take care of people?
    Kris Hillegas, D.O.

  • Metabolic Diet Nutrition-Weight Loss Management
    Adarsh Gupta, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P.

  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Health
    Vasu Palli, D.O.

  • Smoking Cessation
    Hafeza Shaikh, D.O.

  • Opioids and Cardiovascular Disease
    Marla Golden, D.O.

  • Elderly and Driving
    Kevin Overbeck, D.O.

  • Heart Failure Update
    Tracy Lanoza, D.N.P.

  • EKG-pace makers
    John Hamaty, D.O.

  • Cardiac Oncology
    Geoffrey Zarrella, D.O.

  • Cardiology Billing for Primary Care
    Kirty Kaylan

  • Panel Discussions/Activities
    Troy Randle, D.O. 

5 CAT 1-A
INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018  /  7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium, Stratford, NJ

  • What you need to know about Hepatitis - An Update on Current Recommendations
    Judith A. Lightfoot, D.O.

  • Updates on Immunization for the Elderly
    Leonard Powell, D.O.

  • HIV Biomedical Prevention Update
    Todd Levin, D.O.

  • Travel Medicine
    Michael Barnish, D.O.

  • Community Antibiotic Stewardship
    Cindy Hou, D.O.

5 CAT 1-A
PEDIATRICS
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium, Stratford, NJ

  • Developmental Disabilities - In it for the Long Haul, What you need to know about IEPs & 504s
    Jennifer LeComte, D.O.

  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
    Paul Ufberg, D.O.

  • Cogential Heart Disease in Primary Care Pediatrics
    Boban Abraham, M.D.

  • What's causing that Cough? Differentiating Recurrent Cold from Immunodeficiency
    Tanya Kadrmas-Iannuzzi, D.O.

  • Mood Swings in Children - Could this be Depression?
    Jacqueline Kaari, D.O.

5 CAT 1-A
INTERNAL MEDICINE
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium, Stratford, NJ

  • Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
    This is an AOA sponsored lecture 
    Jennifer Caudle, D.O.

  • A spoon full of Sugar helps the GLP and SGLT Go Down
    Gregory Barone, D.O.

  • Turning that Frown Upside Down, A Holistic Approach to Depression in Women
    Magdela Chery, D.O.

  • The Low Down on Hyponatremia - Best Practice in Management
    Gregory Varallo, Jr.

 

$395 Pennsylvania License Package (four CME's 9/8-10/20/18; 20.25 credits)
$295 Early Registration (before 8/1/2018)

CANCELLATION POLICY: Your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before Aug. 31, 2018.

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SINGLE BLOCK REGISTRATION

If you are interested in an individual class, program and registration details for each program are listed below.

Cardiology for Primary Care - Sept. 8, 2018 - 5.25 CAT 1-A Credits

Sat., Sept. 8, 2018  /  6:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (lunch to follow)
The Westin, 555 Fellowship Road, Mt. Laurel,NJ

  • Welcome/Event Disclosures
    Troy Randle, D.O.

  • Lipids/Hypertension-How do we take care of people?
    Kris Hillegas, D.O.

  • Metabolic Diet Nutrition-Weight Loss Management
    Adarsh Gupta, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P.

  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Health
    Vasu Palli, D.O.

  • Smoking Cessation
    Hafeza Shaikh, D.O.

  • Opioids and Cardiovascular Disease
    Marla Golden, D.O.

  • Elderly and Driving
    Kevin Overbeck, D.O.

  • Heart Failure Update
    Tracy Lanoza, D.N.P.

  • EKG-pace makers
    John Hamaty, D.O.

  • Cardiac Oncology
    Geoffrey Zarrella, D.O.

  • Cardiology Billing for Primary Care
    Kirty Kaylan

  • Panel Discussions/Activities
    Troy Randle, D.O. 

 

$49
5.25 credits

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Cancellation Policy: Your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before Aug. 31, 2018.


Infectious Disease - Sept. 15, 2018 - 5 CAT 1-A Credits

Sat., Sept. 15, 2018  /  7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium, Stratford, NJ

  • What you need to know about Hepatitis - An Update on Current Recommendations
    Judith A. Lightfoot, D.O.

  • Updates on Immunization for the Elderly
    Leonard Powell, D.O.

  • HIV Biomedical Prevention Update
    Todd Levin, D.O.

  • Travel Medicine
    Michael Barnish, D.O.

  • Community Antibiotic Stewardship
    Cindy Hou, D.O.

 

$99 Early Registration - before 8/1/2018
$149 after 8/1/2018
5 credits

Register Now!

Cancellation Policy: Your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before Aug. 31, 2018.


Pediatrics - Oct. 6, 2018 - 5 CAT 1-A Credits

Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium, Stratford, NJ

  • Developmental Disabilities - In it for the Long Haul, What you need to know about IEPs & 504s
    Jennifer LeComte, D.O.

  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
    Paul Ufberg, D.O.

  • Cogential Heart Disease in Primary Care Pediatrics
    Boban Abraham, M.D.

  • What's causing that Cough? Differentiating Recurrent Cold from Immunodeficiency
    Tanya Kadrmas-Iannuzzi, D.O.

  • Mood Swings in Children - Could this be Depression?
    Jacqueline Kaari, D.O.

 

$99 Early Registration - before 8/1/2018
$149 after 8/1/2018
5 credits

Register Now!

Cancellation Policy: Your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before Aug. 31, 2018.


Internal Medicine - Oct. 20, 2018 - 5 CAT 1-A Credits (Includes 2 CAT 1-A credits for Opioid REMS, Safe Practice Changing Lives)

Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium, Stratford, NJ

  • Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
    This is an AOA sponsored lecture 
    Jennifer Caudle, D.O.

  • A spoon full of Sugar helps the GLP and SGLT Go Down
    Gregory Barone, D.O.

  • Turning that Frown Upside Down, A Holistic Approach to Depression in Women
    Magdela Chery, D.O.

  • The Low Down on Hyponatremia - Best Practice in Management
    Gregory Varallo, Jr.

 

$99 Early Registration - before 8/1/2018
$149 after 8/1/2018
5 credits

Register Now!

Cancellation Policy: Your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before Aug. 31, 2018.


Obstetrics - Dec. 1, 2018 - 5 CAT 1-A Credits

Sat., Dec. 1, 2018  7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Academic Center Auditorium, Stratford, NJ

  • Common Newborn Disorders
    Connie Andrejko, D.O.

  • Full-scale post-partum care - Breastfeeding Medicine to Maternal Needs
    Shannon Davids, D.O.

  • AUB Made Ridiculously Simple
    Michelle Tartaglia, D.O.

  • Birth Control and Beyond
    Charna Coren, M.D.

  • Female Genitalia Mutilation
    Jasjit Beausang, M.D.

 

$99 Early Registration - before 8/1/2018
$149 after 8/1/2018
5 credits

Register Now!

Cancellation Policy: Your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before Aug. 31, 2018.