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AOA 1-A and AMA PRA Category 1 CME

Continuing Medical 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.

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3-Day Continuing Medical Education Conference (Onsite or Online)

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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November 14 - 16, 2019 - Up to 15 AOA 1-A CME Credits / 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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

  • Recognize ways to discuss medication use and compliance with patients
  • Implement appropriate dietary plans for patients during specific stages of pregnancy
  • Summarize key components of a pre-participation sports physical examinations
  • Discover common musculoskeletal complaints amongst the geriatric population 
  • Demonstrate specific osteopathic techniques to treat disorders related to abdominal pain
  • Review pertinent anatomy of the head and neck associated with headaches
  • Explain key aspects of safe sex practices for the geriatric population
  • Describe the physiologic changes affecting sexual function
  • Review current STD screening guidelines and discuss treatment of common STDs
  • Recognize common myths about use of vaping in place of smoking cigarettes
  • Identify symptoms and signs that are concerning for bioterrorism
  • Identify awareness of personality pathology symptoms in patients
  • Recognize why patient engagement is important for quality-driven healthcare
  • Demonstrate best practices in using a medical interpreter in the office
  • Summarize key ways to use the patient’s story to assist in medical decision making for the patients
  • Describe generational differences in epidemiology of common diseases and how this impacts patient care
Please note that the dates for the current AOA CME cycle started January 1, 2019 and ends December 31, 2021. 


Accreditation
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

RowanSOM designates these educational activities for a maximum of 15 AOA 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 15 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

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Disclaimer
It is the policy of RowanSOM and NJAOPS 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 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
BODY AND FUNCTION
Thursday, November 14, 2019  /  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.

  • Effective Prescribing and Increasing Patient Compliance
    Philip Collins, D.O.

  • Obesity/Weight Management in Pregnancy/Post-Partum
    Adarsh Gupta, D.O.

  • Pre-Participation Sports Physicals for all Types of Athletes
    Jennifer LeComte, D.O.

  • Considerations in OMT in the Geriatric Population
    James Bailey, D.O.

  • An Osteopathic Approach to Abdominal Pain
    Danielle Cooley, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P.

  • Osteopathic Considerations in the Treatment of Headaches
    Catherine Fusco, D.O.

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
PREVENTION AND SAFETY
Friday, November 15, 2019 /  7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kalahari Ballroom A

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Counseling Older Drivers
    Kevin Overbeck, D.O.

  • Helping Geriatric Patients Navigate Safe Sex
    Terry Ginsberg, D.O.

  • Update on STD Screening and Treatment
    Jennifer Sepede, D.O.

  • Where is the Cloud of Smoke, Debunking Vaping Myths
    Megan Vermeulen, M.D.

  • Bioterrorism and the Role of the Primary Care Clinician
    Tara Pellegrino, D.O.

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


5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
MIND AND COMMUNICATION
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kalahari Ballroom A

  • Continental Breakfast

  • It's not me, It's You: Personality Disorders Present in Primary Care
    Joanna Petrides, Psy.D.

  • Engaging the most important member of the Healthcare Team: The Patient
    Alison Mancuso, D.O.

  • A Guide to the Effective Use of a Medical Interpreter
    Rebecca Moore, D.O.

  • Let the Patient be your Guide, Using Patient Stories to Improve Care
    Samantha Plasner, D.O.

  • Integenerational Differences in Health Care
    Alexander Kowalski, D.O.

Onsite and Online Option!

Early Registration - Before September 1, 2019

$495

After September 1, 2019
$595

On-Site November 14, 2019
$695

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CME Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made in writing to the Office of Continuing Medical Education. Fifty percent of your registration fee will be refunded is cancellation is received by September 30, 2019. Registration is non-transferrable.

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

  • Pricing
    • Four Water Park Wristbands included in the room charge 
    • Standard Guest Rooms reserved with a group code 
    • $189 per night (plus taxes) (For additional waterpark wristbands, 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 "3512" 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 October 14, 2019.

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. All Key Essentials courses are "live" programs to be taken onsite or online.

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Full Series - 25.5 AOA 1-A / 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Onsite or Online)

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

    • Recognize the signs of heart failure and implement the most up-to-date recommendations for care.
    • Differentiate the common etiologies, neuronal transmission, and neuromodulation of pain.
    • Identify patients who meet medical necessity criteria for injection of botulinum toxins related to Neuromuscular conditions.
    • Recognize the current indications and use of cannabinoid for the treatment of patients with pain disorders.
    • Differentiate the relevant pharmacology of buprenorphine/naloxone, extended-release naltrexone and methadone, and implement an office-based treatment plan with the appropriate resources to treat patients with opioid use disorders with buprenorphine/naltrexone.
    • Identify the warning signs for stroke and implement an appropriate plan for prevention.
    • Discuss the current treatment guidelines for gout in the outpatient setting.
    • Current recommended approach to submassive pulmonary emboli.
    • Review common causes of pneumonia in adults and discuss complications associated with pneumonia.
    • Identify the most up-to-date treatment regimen for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
    • Implement the most up-to-date treatment regimen for endocrine disorders common in pregnancy.
    • Differentiate common complaints in pregnancy and implement the best treatment regime.
    • Discuss prevention of HPV on a population-based level and individual level.
    • Identify the current management strategies for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.
    • Recognize appropriate birth control counseling, including long-acting contraceptive management in primary care.
    • Distinguishing intra-articular and extra-articular pathology of the knee and hip.
    • Gain understanding of the basic treatment paradigm for concussions.
    • Identify in-office, hands-on treatment regimens for patients with upper respiratory disorders.
    • Implement a hands-on treatment approach for the management of patients with headaches.
    • Discuss a hands on treatment plan for patients in the primary care setting with thoracic cage pain complaints.

This series is sponsored, in part, by:
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Onsite and Online Option!
Full Series
$495 before 8/1/19
$595 after 8/1/19

Discount on Full Series for Volunteer Faculty!

5.5 AOA 1-A / 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
CARDIOLOGY FOR PRIMARY CARE
Saturday, September 7, 2019, 6:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (lunch to follow)
Crowne Plaza, Cherry Hill, NJ

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

  • Heart Healthy Lifestyle
    Vivek Sailam, M.D.

  • Cardiac Murmurs and Commons Cardiac Concerns in School Aged Children
    Aaron Dorfman, M.D.

  • Preoperative Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
    John Hamaty, D.O.

  • Care Based Approach to Diabetesw and CV Disease
    Vasu Palli, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Updates: Lipid Management
    Hafeza Shaikh, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Updates: New Hypertension Mgmt. Guidelines: ACC vs. ADA vs. ACP Update
    Troy Randle, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Updates: Heart Failure Clinics Improve Patient Outcomes
    Tracy Lanoza D.N.P.

  • Frontiers in Cardiology: Perspectives and Evidence for the 75 Year Olds and Beyond
    Kevin Overbeck, D.O.

  • Oral and Dental Considerations Relatingto the Cardiac Compromised Patient
    Warren Torchinsky, D.D.S.

  • Improving Patient Care with Technology
    Ramnet Waderha, D.O.

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

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
CO*REMS COURSE / PAIN MANAGEMENT & ADDICTION
Saturday, September 14, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Rowan Medicine Building, Room 3000, Stratford, NJ

  • CO*REMS Course / Opioid Prescribing
    AOA Sponsored Lecture
    Jennifer Caudle, D.O.

  • To inject or not to inject: Uses of Botulinum Toxins for Neuromuscular Conditions
    Deanna Janora, D.O.

  • Navigating the Evolving World of Cannabinoid Treatment 
    Aleesa Mobley, Ph.D., A.P.N., C.P.H.Q.

  • Reducing the stigma of opioid use disorder, Medication Assisted Therapy for all Providers
    Richard Jermyn, D.O.

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
INTERNAL MEDICINE
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Rowan Medicine Building, Room 3000, Stratford, NJ

  • Stroke Identification and Prevention: Pearls, Pitfals and Pasta!
    Daniel Ackerman, D.O.

  • On my aching Toe, Update on Gout Treatment and Prevention
    Manisha Naik, D.O.

  • New and Novel Approach to the Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism
    Kelly Schiers, D.O.

  • An Overview of Pneumonia
    Jason Becker, D.O.

  • Diabetes Update:  Medications and Technology
    Parveen Verma, D.O.

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
OB/GYN
Saturday, October 19, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Rowan Medicine Building, Room 3000, Stratford, NJ

  • Baby on Board: How to Navigate Common Endocrine Disorders in Pregnancy
    Gregory Barone, D.O.

  • Common Complaints in Pregnancy and How to Manage Them
    Daniel Berger, D.O.

  • Practical Approach to HPV diagnosis, prevention, and treatment
    Shannon Davids, M.D.

  • Managing Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
    Sophia Vogiatzidakis, D.O.

  • Birth Control Counseling and Long Acting Reversible Contraception in Primary Care
    Jamie Rapacciuolo, D.O.

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
OSTEOPATHIC MANIUPLATIVE MEDICINE
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Rowan Medicine Building, Room 3000, Stratford, NJ

  • Tackling Hip and Knee Pain from an Orthopedic Perspective
    Sean McMillan, D.O.

  • Sports Medicine Update: Concussion Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management
    Elan Goldwasser, D.O.

  • Quick Office OMT techniques for treatment of Upper Respiratory Disorders
    David Abend, D.O.

  • 5 Minute OMT Approach to Headaches
    Catherine Fusco, D.O.

  • Addressing the Thoraic Cage complaints with OMT
    Jonathan Torres, D.O.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY: Fifty percent of your registration fee will be refunded if requested in writing before August 31, 2019. 


INDIVIDUAL BLOCK REGISTRATION

If you are interested in an individual course, program and registration details for each is listed below. All Key Essentials courses are "live" programs to be taken onsite or online.

Cardiology - September 7, 2019 - 5.5 AOA 1-A / 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Onsite or Online)

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Onsite and Online Option!
$49 - 5.5 AOA 1-A / 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

CARDIOLOGY FOR PRIMARY CARE
Saturday, September 7, 2019, 6:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (lunch to follow)
Crowne Plaza, Cherry Hill, NJ

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

  • Heart Healthy Lifestyle
    Vivek Sailam, M.D.

  • Cardiac Murmurs and Common Cardiac Concerns in School Aged Children
    Aaron Dorfman, M.D.

  • Preoperative Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
    John Hamaty, D.O.

  • Care Based Approach to Diabetes and CV Disease
    Vasu Palli, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Updates: Lipid Management
    Hafeza Shaikh, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Updates: New Hypertension Mgmt. Guidelines: ACC vs. ADA vs. ACP Update
    Troy Randle, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Updates: Heart Failure Clinics Improve Patient Outcomes
    Tracy Lanoza ,D.N.P.

  • Frontiers in Cardiology: Perspectives and Evidence for the 75 Year Olds and Beyond
    Kevin Overbeck, D.O.

  • Oral and Dental Consideration Relating to the Cardiac Compromised Patient
    Warren Torchinsky, D.D.S.

  • Improving Patient Care with Technology
    Ramnet Waderha, D.O.

  • Panel Discussions
    Troy Randle, D.O.
Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before August 31, 2019.

CO*REMS Course/Pain Mgt and Addiction - September 14, 2019 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Onsite or Online)

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Onsite and Online Option!
$149 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

CO*REMS COURSE / PAIN MANAGEMENT & ADDICTION
Saturday, September 14, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Rowan Medicine Building, Room 3000, Stratford, NJ

  • CO*REMS Course / Opioid Prescribing
    AOA Sponsored Lecture
    Jennifer Caudle, D.O.

  • To inject or not to inject: Uses of Botulinum Toxins for Neuromuscular Conditions
    Deanna Janora, D.O.

  • Navigating the Evolving World of Cannabinoid Treatment
    Aleesa Mobley, Ph.D., A.P.N., C.P.H.Q.

  • Reducing the stigma of opioid use disorder, Medication Assisted Therapy for all Providers
    Richard Jermyn, D.O.


Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before September 7, 2019.

CO*REMS Course ONLY - September 14, 2019 - 2 AOA 1-A / 2 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Onsite or Online)

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Onsite and Online Option!
No Charge - 2 AOA 1-A / 2 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

CO*REMS COURSE ONLY - AOA Sponsored Lecture
Saturday, September 14, 2019, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
RowanSOM, Rowan Medicine Building, Room 3000, Stratford, NJ

  • CO*REMS Course / Opioid Prescribing
    AOA Sponsored Lecture
    Jennifer Caudle, D.O.

Internal Medicine - October 5, 2019 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Onsite or Online)

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Onsite or Online Option!
$149 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

INTERNAL MEDICINE
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Rowan Medicine Building, Room 3000, Stratford, NJ

  • Stroke Identification and Prevention: Pearls, Pitfalls and Pasta!
    Daniel Ackerman, D.O.

  • Update on Gout Treatment and Prevention
    Manisha Naik, D.O.

  • New and Novel Approach to the Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism
    Kelly Schiers, D.O.

  • An Overview of Pneumonia
    Jason Becker, D.O.

  • Diabetes Update: Medications and Technology
    Parveen Verma, D.O.

 

Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before September 28, 2019.


OB/GYN - October 19, 2019 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Onsite or Online)

Register Now!

Onsite and Online Option!
$149 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

OB/GYN
Saturday, October 19, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Rowan Medicine Building, Room 3000, Stratford, NJ

  • Baby on Board: How to Navigate Common Endocrine Disorders in Pregnancy
    Gregory Barone, D.O.

  • Common Complaints in Pregnancy and How to Manage Them
    Daniel Berger, D.O.

  • Practical Approach to HPV diagnosis, prevention, and treatment
    Shannon Davids, M.D.

  • Managing Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
    Sophia Vogiatzidakis, D.O.

  • Birth Control Counseling and Long Acting Reversible Contraception in Primary Care
    Jamie Rapacciuolo, D.O.

 

Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before October 12, 2019.


Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine - December 7, 2019 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Onsite or Online)

Register Now!

Onsite or Online Option!
$149 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

OSTEOPATHIC MANIUPLATIVE MEDICINE
Saturday, December 7, 2019,  7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
RowanSOM, Rowan Medicine Building, Room 3000, Stratford, NJ
 

  • Tackling Hip and Knee Pain from an Orthopedic Perspective
    Sean McMillan, D.O.

  • Sports Medicine Update: Concussion Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management
    Elan Goldwasser, D.O.

  • Quick Office OMT techniques for treatment of Upper Respiratory Disorders
    David Abend, D.O.

  • Five Minute OMT Approach to Headaches
    Catherine Fusco, D.O.

  • Addressing the Thoraic Cage complaints with OMT
    Jonathan Torres, D.O.

 

Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before November 30, 2019.