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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.

Explore our CME Programs below, then visit the Rowan University Online Marketplace to register!

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3-Day Continuing Medical Education Conference

This 3-Day Continuing Medical Education Conference is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians in general practice, osteopathic family physicians and other healthcare professionals who provide care to patients in a general practice environment.
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November 18 - 20, 2021 - 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:

  • Explain the current recommendations for birth control
  • Compare the risks/benefits and treatment recommendations for common over-the-counter vitamins
  • Describe the causes and current treatment regimens for urinary incontinence
  • Identify pain management treatments
  • Summarize osteopathic treatments for back pain in pregnancy
  • Develop a hands on treatment plan for patients with lower respiratory tract disorders
  • Discuss how to utilize a smartphone to provide evidence based medical care
  • Describe how to analyze and interpret risk scores in patients
  • Explain the recommendations for ABN’s and strategies to utilize their use in your practice
  • Discuss obesity in primary care
  • Summarize appropriate treatment plans for common dermatologic orders in the office
  • Develop strategies to promote access to preventive care for the special needs population
  • Analyze current treatment guidelines for the management of patients with diabetes mellitus
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 (RowanSOM) 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.

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™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

 

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
Thursday, November 18, 2021  /  11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Kalahari Ballroom, Salon A & B

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

  • You Down with OCP? An Update on Birth Control
    Rebecca Moore, D.O.

  • Hey Doc, What Do You Know About this Vitamin?
    Jennifer Sepede, D.O.

  • Urinary Incontinence "Just Deal With It" Is Not the Only Option for Leakage
    Adam Holzberg, D.O.

  • Update on Pain Management: Buprenorphine
    James Bailey, D.O.

  • When Acetaminophen Isn't Enough...Osteopathic Treatment for Pain During Pregnancy
    Danielle Cooley, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P.

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
Friday, November 19, 2021 /  7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kalahari Ballroom, Salon A & B

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Mobile EBM - Utilizing the Smartness of a Smartphone in Clinical Practice
    Adarsh Gupta, D.O.

  • Intergenerational Differences in Healthcare
    Alexander Kowalski, D.O.

  • The Ins and Outs of ABNs: Do I Need to Pay for That?
    Alison Mancuso, D.O.

  • Assessment of Asthma Control in Clinical Practice
    Suzanna Hosein, D.O.

  • Obesity in Primary Care: How to Start the Discussion of Weight Loss with Patients
    Philip Collins, D.O.


5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
Saturday, November 20, 2021, 7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kalahari Ballroom, Salon A &B 

  • Continental Breakfast

  • "I Have this Rash" Office-based Approach to Dermatologic Issues
    Tara Pellegrino, D.O.

  • Increasing Access of Preventative Care for the Special Needs Population
    Jennifer LeComte, D.O.

  • The Struggle is Real: Tips and Tools for Effecting Behavior Change in Patient Care
    Joanna Petrides, Psy.D.

  • A Spoonfull of Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down
    Meagan Vermeulen, M.D.

  • Exercise Prescriptions and Impact on Chronic Disease
    Kanad Muhkerjee, D.O., M.P.H., F.A.C.O.F.P.

Onsite Option!

Early Registration - Before July 1, 2021

$395.

After July 1 through to September 1, 2021
$495.

After September 1, 2021
$595.

Day of November 18, 2021
$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, 2021. 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 
    • $192 per night (plus taxes) (For additional waterpark wristbands, upgrade information and pricing, please contact Kalahari direct)

  • Reservations
    • Reservation information will be emailed out after registration for the 3-Day CME.


To receive the group rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or by October 16, 2021. 

Reservations will be taken following this date based on availability only.  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 for this year are "Internet Live" programs only, available on the specific dates and times listed. These programs will not be available to take or view on another date and time.

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Full Series (Five Courses) - Live Online Option Only!

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

    • Manage patients with cardiovascular disease
    • Describe the current guidelines for Diabetes Mellitus management
    • Summarize multiple treatment options to tackle obesity
    • Identify the signs and symptoms of endometriosis
    • Identify the pathway to bariatric surgery for patients
    • Recognize methods to address obesity in children
    • Describe and differentiate social isolation vs loneliness and their effect on mental health
    • Identify current microaggressions in healthcare and how to prevent it
    • Improve recognition of how personality pathology presents in primary care setting
    • Identify the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Definition of Insomnia
    • Learn the characteristics, diagnostic criteria, and differential diagnoses for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
    • Identify signs of hepatocellular carcinoma and management options
    • Recognize presentation of vasculitis in the outpatient setting and identify appropriate treatment plans
    • Demonstrate evaluation and management of hypogonadism in men
    • Explain the appropriate diagnostic tests to recognize sarcoidosis
    • Develop treatment options for patients with chronic kidney disease in conjunction with diabetes mellitus
    • Describe the current recommendations for care of patients with concussions
    • Identify the specific medical needs of pediatric athletes
    • Summarize the interventional orthopedic options for patients with musculoskeletal disorders
    • Recognize best practice for personal protective equipment during a COVID-19 pandemic
    • Summarize current recommendations for the management of gout

This series is sponsored, in part, by:
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Full Series (Five CME Courses from September 11, 2021 - December 4, 2021)
$495 before 8/1/21
$595 after 8/1/21

5.5 AOA 1-A / 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
CARDIOLOGY FOR PRIMARY CARE
Saturday, September 11, 2021, 7:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
"Live" Online!

  • COVID Management – Cardiovascular Impact with COVID
    Hafeza Shaikh, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Health Care Disparities
    Troy Randle, D.O.

  • Congenital Heart Disease: Overview and Implications in Adulthood
    Aaron Dorfman, M.D.

  • Cardiovascular Pre-Operative Risk Assessment
    Peter Bulik, D.O.

  • Geriatric Cardiology
    Kevin Overbeck, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Sports Clearance after COVID
    Vasu Palli, D.O.

  • Heart Rhythm Disorders and Primary Care 2021
    Darius Sholevar, M.D.

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
ENDOCRINE / WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
Saturday, September 18, 2021, 7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
"Live" Online

  • An update on Diabetes Mellitus Management
    Patricia Luceri, D.O.

  • Weighing the Options for Obesity Management
    Adarsh Gupta, D.O.

  • It's Not Just a Bad Period...Tackling Endometriosis
    Lauren Spivak, D.O.

  • Making Bariatric Surgery Weighless
    Louis Balsama, D.O.

  • Helping Kids Live Healthier, Tackling Pediatric Obesity
    Jamie Iuliucci, A.P.N.

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
PSYCHIATRY / PSYCHOLOGY
Saturday, October 9, 2021, 7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
"Live" Online!

  • Getting to the Nitty Gritty: Social Isolation, Loneliness, Grit and Resilience in the Pandemic and Beyond
    Meagan Vermeulen, M.D. 

  • Microaggressions in Healthcare
    Kristen Bertsch, Ph.D. 
     
  • It’s Not Me, It’s You: How Personality Disorders Present in Primary Care
    Joanna Petrides, Psy.D.

  • Putting Insomnia to Bed
    Lisa Kassenoff, D.O.

  • Peremenstrual Dysphoric Disorder in Primary Care
    Rachel Shmuts, D.O. 

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
INTERNAL MEDICINE
Saturday, October 23, 2021, 7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
"Live" Online!

  • Preventing Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Case Presentation - Diagnosis, Management, Treatment and Prevention
    Charles Defendorf, D.O. 

  • Vasculitis in the Outpatient Setting: How to Identify, How to Treat and When to Refer
    Linda Brecher, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., F.A.C.R. 

  • Evaluating Men in Hypogonadism
    Elizabeth Helfer, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E. 

  • Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment of Sarcoidosis in the Outpatient Setting
    James Giudice, D.O., M.A.C.O., F.A.C.C.P.

  • Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease
    Joanne Kaiser-Smith, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., F.A.C.P.

5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
MUSCULOSKELETAL / JOINT CONDITIONS
Saturday, December 4, 2021, 7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
"Live" Online!

  • Do's and Don'ts of Concussion Care: Updates and Best Practices
    Alicia Tucker, M.D., C.A.Q.S.M. 

  • Pediatric Athletes: They are Not Just Mini Adult Athletes
    Mike Wolf, M.D., C.A.Q.S.M. 

  • Before the Knife: The Emerging Field of Interventional Orthopedics
    Elan Goldwaser, D.O., C.A.Q.S.M. 

  • PPE's in the Time of COVID-19
    John Luksch, D.O., C.A.Q.M.
     
  • Gout, New Perspectives on and Old Disease
    Linda Brecher, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., F.A.C.R. 
     

CANCELLATION POLICY: Fifty percent of your registration fee will be refunded if requested in writing before August 1, 2021. 


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 "Internet Live" programs only.  These programs are not available to take or view on another date and time.

Cardiology for Primary Care - September 11, 2021 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Live Online)

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$149 - 5.5 AOA 1-A / 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

$99 for 5.5 nursing contact hours only

CARDIOLOGY FOR PRIMARY CARE
Saturday, September 11, 2021, 7:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
"Live" Online!

  • COVID Management – Cardiovascular Impact with COVID
    Hafeza Shaikh, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Health Care Disparities
    Troy Randle, D.O.

  • Congenital Heart Disease: Overview and Implications in Adulthood
    Aaron Dorfman, M.D.

  • Cardiovascular Pre-Operative Risk Assessment
    Peter Bulik, D.O

  • Geriatric Cardiology
    Kevin Overbeck, D.O.

  • Cardiovascular Sports Clearance after COVID
    Vasu Palli, D.O.

  • Heart Rhythm Disorders and Primary Care 2021
    Darius Sholevar, M.D.
Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before September 3, 2021.

Endocrine/Weight Management - September 18, 2021 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Live Online)

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$149 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
ENDOCRINE/WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
Saturday, September 18, 2021, 7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
"Live" Online

  • An update on Diabetes Mellitus Management
    Patricia Luceri, D.O.

  • Making Bariatric Surgery Weighless
    Louis Balsama, D.O.

  • Weighing the Options for Obesity Management
    Adarsh Gupta, D.O.

  • It's Not Just a Bad Period...Tackling Endometriosis
    Lauren Spivak, D.O.

  • Helping Kids Live Healthier, Tackling Pediatric Obesity
    Jamie Iuliucci, A.P.N.

Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before September 10, 2021.


Psychiatry / Psychology - October 9, 2021 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Live Online)

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$149 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHOLOGY
Saturday, October 9, 2021, 7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
"Live" Online

  • It's Not Me, It's You: How Personality Disorders Present in Primary Care
    Joanna Petrides, PsyD 

  • Microaggressions in Healthcare
    Kristen Bertsch, PhD 

  • Getting to the Nitty Gritty: Social Isolation, Loneliness, Grit and Resilience in the Pandemic and Beyond
    Meagan Vermeulen, MD 

  • Putting Insomnia to Bed
    Lisa Kassenoff, DO

  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder In Primary Care
    Rachel Shmuts, DO 

Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before October 1, 2021.


Internal Medicine - October 23, 2021 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Live Online)

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$149 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

INTERNAL MEDICINE
Saturday, October 23, 2021, 7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
"Live" Online

  • Preventing Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Case Presentation - Diagnosis, Management, Treatment and Prevention
    Charles Defendorf, D.O. 

  • Vasculitis in the Outpatient Setting: How to Identify, How to Treat and When to Refer
    Linda Brecher, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., F.A.C.R. 

  • Evaluating Men in Hypogonadism
    Elizabeth Helfer, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E. 

  • Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment of Sarcoidosis in the Outpatient Setting
    James Giudice, D.O., M.A.C.O., F.A.C.C.P.

  • Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease
    Joanne Kaiser-Smith, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., F.A.C.P.

Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before October 15, 2021.


Musculoskeletal/Joint Conditions - December 4, 2021 - 5 AOA 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits (Live Online)

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AOA Category 1-A / 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
MUSCULOSKELETAL/JOINT CONDITIONS
Saturday, December 4, 2021,  7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
"Live" Online
 

  • Do's and Don'ts of Concussion Care: Updates and Best Practices
    Alicia Tucker, M.D., C.A.Q.S.M. 

  • Pediatric Athletes: They are Not Just Mini Adult Athletes
    Mike Wolf, M.D., C.A.Q.S.M. 

  • Before the Knife: The Emerging Field of Interventional Orthopedics
    Elan Goldwaser, D.O., C.A.Q.S.M. 

  • PPE's in the Time of COVID-19
    John Luksch, D.O., C.A.Q.M.
     
  • Gout, New Perspectives on and Old Disease
    Linda Brecher, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., F.A.C.R. 

Cancellation Policy: Fifty percent of your registration will be refunded if requested in writing before November 26, 2021.