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AOA Category 1-B credits and AMA PRA Category 1 CME

Courses to fit your schedule

Busy healthcare professionals enjoy the ease of our enduring on-demand, AOA Category 1-B and AMA PRA Category 1 courses. Participants must complete the entire activity session and complete all required forms to qualify for credit and receive a certificate.

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Child Abuse Recognition

2 AOA Category 1-B credits

This CME satisfies the State of PA licensing requirements for Child Abuse Recognition Training. The method of delivery for the Child Abuse Recognition Continuing Medical Education Program will be an On-Demand 2 hour program. The training session is provided visually by PowerPoint presentation and in audio by hearing the speaker's voice.

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$49 - 2 AOA Category 1-B credits

Topics Presented

Child Maltreatment
Laura K. Brennan, M.D., F.A.A.P.
CARES Institute, RowanSOM 

Understanding and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse
Martin A. Finkel, D.O., F.A.A.P.
CARES Institute, RowanSOM

General Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of the “disease of sexual victimization” providing a framework to view this form of maltreatment and enhance the potential to make a diagnosis.
  • Appreciate the spectrum of physical findings that support the diagnosis of sexual abuse and the differential concerns.
  • Develop knowledge and skills in the how to’s of talking with children of various ages in a developmentally appropriate manner regarding their victimization.
  • Develop an understanding of the child protection system and services
  • Develop an understanding of the responsibilities of a mandated reporter of suspected child abuse and neglect, and become familiar with the process for making a report of suspected abuse and neglect in Pennsylvania
  • Develop an appreciation of the risk factors for and indications of child abuse and neglect

Method of Participation

For successful completion of this activity and awarding of credits, individuals are required to participate in the entire activity session and complete an attestation form, pre-test, post-test and an evaluation form. 

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 this On-Demand CME for 2 AOA Category 1-B credits and will report CME credits.

Credits to Pennsylvania State for the Child Abuse mandate will be submitted weekly.

Cancellation / Refund Policy:  Your registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before beginning the course.  Requests must be made in writing within one week from registration. 

 

Martin A. Finkel, DO, FACOP, FAAP

Martin A. Finkel, DO, FACOP, FAAP, is a Professor of Pediatrics and the Medical Director and co-founder of the Child Abuse Research Education & Service (CARES) Institute at Rowan University - School of Osteopathic Medicine (Formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) In 1987 he established a University Center of Excellence which formed the nidus of what has matured into the CARES Institute. In 2004 the CARES Institute was designated as a statewide resource to inform best practices in the delivery of medical and mental health diagnostic and treatment services. Dr. Finkel is an internationally recognized authority on the medical evaluation and treatment of the child alleged to have been sexually abused. Dr. Finkel was instrumental in developing New Jersey’s statewide network of child abuse diagnostic and treatment centers, the first legislatively created state system of regional centers in the country. These centers of excellence provide services for sexually and physically abused children and educate professionals within the medical, child protection, law enforcement and mental health communities on the evaluation of the child victim. He has been a pioneer in the use of videocolposcopy for the assessment and documentation of residual to sexual abuse. He is the author of the first scientific paper published in the medical literature on the healing and interpretation of acute genital and anal trauma. He has published numerous articles and authored book chapters. The 3rd edition of his textbook Medical Evaluation of the Sexually Abused Child: A practical guide, published in 2009 by the American Academy of Pediatrics was translated in 2011 into Chinese as the first medical reference textbook on child sexual abuse published in Chinese. A Japanese version was released in 2012 and a Spanish edition is in development.

Dr. Finkel has been appointed by six Governors to co-chair with the Commissioner of Children and Families, New Jersey’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. He was a founding commissioner of New Jersey’s Children’s Trust Fund to prevent child abuse. Dr. Finkel served on the national board of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children where he had oversight for the development of national standards regarding medical terminology and the interpretation of medical findings. He completed a 6-year term on the national board member of Prevent Child Abuse America. He has been actively involved with the development of a training curriculum for developing countries for the International Society on the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN). In 2010 he was elected to a 6 year term as an ISPCAN Councilor and in 2012 elected to the Executive committee as Treasurer. In 2012 he received the Ray E. Helfer Society lifetime achievement award and the United States, Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Commissioner’s award.

Laura K. Brennan, MD, FAAP

Laura K. Brennan MD FAAP is a board-certified child abuse pediatrician at the Rowan University SOM - CARES Institute in Stratford, New Jersey.  The institute is the only dedicated diagnostic and treatment center for children with suspected maltreatment serving the seven southern counties of New Jersey (Camden, Burlington, Gloucester, Atlantic, Cumberland, Salem and Cape May).  Dr. Brennan treats children who have experienced sexual abuse, physical abuse and medical neglect.  She provides training to medical students, family practice and pediatric resident physicians as well as to local law enforcement and child protective services agencies, and participates in the local counties’ Child Abuse Multi-disciplinary teams.

Dr. Brennan is a graduate of Temple University. She received her medical degree in 2001 from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Dr. Brennan completed her Pediatric training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, followed by a fellowship in General Academic Pediatrics and Child Abuse and Neglect, also at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  She joined the faculty of Rowan University SOM in 2014.


End-of-Life / Palliative Care

2 AOA Category 1-B credits and/or 2 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

This CME satisfies the State of NJ licensing renewal requirements for End-of-Life/Palliative Care Training. The method of delivery for the End-of-Life/Palliative Care Continuing Medical Education Program will be an enduring on-demand two-hour program. The training session is provided visually by PowerPoint presentation and in audio by hearing the speaker’s voice.

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$49 - 2 AOA Category 1-B credits / 2 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

Topics Presented

Overview and Important Topics in Hospice and Palliative Care
Whitney Huston, D.O.
Associate Fellowship Director, Hospice/Palliative Care
Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice

Counseling for End-of-Life Caregivers and Recognizing When Symptoms Transition to a DSM 5 Diagnosis
Joanna Petrides, PsyD
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Psychiatry
RowanSOM

General Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Identify the difference between Hospice and Palliative Care and have an understanding of the services provided by each
  • Evaluate the role of the POLST form as a medical directive and how it differs from other documents
  • Recognize caregiver burnout symptoms and improve awareness of such symptoms
  • Differentiate bereavement symptoms from the transition to an actual DSM 5 diagnosis

Method of Participation

For successful completion of this activity, awarding of credits and to receive a certificate, individuals are required to participate in the entire activity session and complete an attestation form, outcome survey and an evaluation form. Certificates will be e-mailed out within two weeks. 

Accreditation and Designation Statements

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 this program for a maximum of 2 AOA Category 1-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

RowanSOM designates this enduring activity for 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date:  May 20, 2019
Expiration Date: May 20, 2022

Cancellation / Refund Policy:  Your registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before beginning the course. Requests must be made within one week from registration.


Billing and Coding in Telemedicine

1 AOA Category 1-B credit / 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit

This CME will be a one-hour, internet enduring activity. This presentation aims to highlight how to use telemedicine to care for patients.  This course will focus on the necessary billing and coding elements necessary for telehealth patient encounters. The lecture will also focus on the possible visit types that can be used to code for telehealth encounters.

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$49 - 1 AOA Category 1-B credit / 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit

Topics Presented

Billing and Coding in Telemedicine
Danielle Cooley, D.O.
Chair, OMM/NMI, Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Rebecca Moore, D.O.
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Alexander Kowalski, D.O.
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

General Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Summarize the necessary elements of history and physical examination to code Preventive Care Codes, E/M Codes, and Medical Wellness Telemedicine visits
  • Demonstrate key elements between telemedicine and e-visits
  • Recognize appropriate use of additional billable services in telemedicine care
  • Identify coding and billing barriers in telemedicine
  • Explain how to code for medical resident integration into telemedicine visits

Method of Participation

For successful completion of this activity, awarding of credits and to receive a certificate, individuals are required to participate in the entire activity session and complete an attestation form, outcome survey and an evaluation form. Certificates will be e-mailed out within two weeks. 

Accreditation and Designation Statements

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 this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-B credit and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

RowanSOM designates this internet enduring activity for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date:  April 28, 2020
Expiration Date: April 28, 2023

Cancellation / Refund Policy:  Your registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before beginning the course. Requests must be made within one week from registration.

 

 


Enduring Online Key Essentials for Optimizing Patient Care

20 Category 1-B AOA credits / 20 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

These CME programs will total 20 hours. The program consists of four 5-hour blocks on topics in Pain and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry/GI and Practice Management. These programs are 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.

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 Registration Fee - $199

Topics Presented

Pain and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (5 credits)
  • Building Pathways in Pain Management
  • Osteopathic Considerations in the Treatment of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
  • An Osteopathic Approach to Abdominal Pain
  • OMT and the Hospitalized Patient
Internal Medicine (5 credits)
  • Seeing Through the Smoke(less) Screen: Recognizing the Effects of Vaping
  • A Comprehensive Care Approach for the Older Population
  • Current Guidelines for Diabetes Management
  • Opiate Tapering and a Comprehensive Approach to Pain Management
  • Osteoporosis and Low Bone Density, The Who, What, Why and For How Long to Treat
Psychiatry/GI (5 credits)
  • Keys to the Treatment and Management of Depression and Anxiety
  • Keys to Early Diagnosis of Dementia and Current Management Guidelines
  • Road rage in the Office; Understanding Implicit Bias
  • My Belly Hurts; Tackling Pediatric Abdominal Pain
  • What's Wrong with my Child? A Pediatric Approach to Psychiatric Disorders
Practice Management (5 credits)
  • Effective Billing and Coding Strategies
  • Making the Most of Medicare Wellness Visits
  • The Macro and Micro of Healthcare
  • Providing the LGBT Patient
  • The ABC's of PHQ9 and Other Mental Health Screenings

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Apply appropriate assessment, management, and educational tools and resources in caring for patients with OA and CLB
  • Identify the anatomical considerations in upper respiratory infection and seasonal allergies
  • Describe how visceral and somatic structures interact and influence patient experience
  • Identify how to incorporate OMM in the care of hospitalized patients
  • Develop an understanding of how an e-cigarette device works and a familiarity with related terminology
  • Identify geriatric-specific components of a history and physical and how they fit into a comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • Summarize medication regiments based on patient's co-occurring conditions
  • Identify the need for opioid tapering
  • Recognize the need for bone density testing as recommended by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry and the National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines
  • Identify and explain the three components of the therapy/treatment alliance
  • Recognize and describe the neuropsychiatric symptoms that can proceed the onset of cognitive decline
  • Summarize the pervasive impact of implicit bias on health care
  • Identify some common causes of recurrent abdominal pain in children
  • Recognize common psychiatric and developmental issues presenting in the pediatric population to the primary care provider
  • Summarize the necessary elements of history and physical examination to code appropriately Preventive Care Codes, and E/M Codes
  • Identify proper methods for billing and coding Medicare Preventive Services
  • Evaluate the current health delivery systems both nationally and internationally
  • Identify strategies to enhance patient trust, satisfaction and outcomes to overcome barriers
  • Recognize how to use various psychiatric screening such as AUDIT, DAST, PHQ9, GAD7 and MDQ

Method of Participation

For successful completion of this activity and awarding of credits, individuals are required to participate in the activity and complete an outcome and evaluation after each five-hour block and complete an attestation form after all four blocks. 

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 this program for a maximum of 20 AOA Category 1-B credit and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

RowanSOM designates this internet enduring activity for 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date:  January , 2021
Expiration Date: January, 2023


Cancellation / Refund Policy:  Your registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before beginning the course.  Requests must be made in writing within one week from registration. 


Managing Obesity in Primary Care

3 AOA Category 1-B / 3 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

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This is a series of 7 modules, which total 3 hours/3 credits. These modules will provide all the relevant information needed to help a clinician effectively screen, manage, and treat patients with obesity. These modules are Enduring Online.

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$99 - 3 AOA Category 1-B / 3 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

Topics Presented:

  • Key Principles of Obesity Management
  • Evaluating the Patient Who is Overweight
  • Approach to Behavior Change in Obesity Management
  • Comprehensive Lifestyle Intervention
  • Pharmacology of Obesity
  • Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss Devices
  • Preparing Practice to Effective Support in Obesity Management

Learning Objectives:

  • Diagnosis Obesity as a chronic disease and compare it to other diseases
  • Distinguish the effectiveness of various modalities, including waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, bioelectrical impedance, hydrostatic weighing, air displacement, and imaging to evaluate adiposity beyond BMI.
  • Assess a patient's readiness to change.
  • Assess current eating patterns and preferences using techniques such as 24-hour dietary recall and food diaries.
  • Assess which patients are eligible for anti-obesity medications.
  • Identify patients who are eligible for bariatric surgery or weight-loss devices.
  • Develop office team and workflow to welcome patients with obesity into the office.

Method of Participation

For successful completion of this activity and awarding of credits, individuals are required to participate in the activity and complete an attestation form, outcome, and evaluation after the course. 

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 this program for a maximum of 3 AOA Category 1-B credit and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

RowanSOM designates this internet enduring activity for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date:  May, 2021
Expiration Date: May, 2024


Cancellation / Refund Policy:  Your registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee, will be refunded if requested in writing before beginning the course.  Requests must be made in writing within one week from registration.