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CME 1B

Classes to fit your schedule

Busy healthcare professionals enjoy the ease of our on-demand, Category 1B classes. Participants must complete the entire activity session, complete the required forms, and receive a passing grade of 70+ on the post-test to qualify for AOA credit.

 


 

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

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Child Abuse Recognition

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. (2 credits)

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Topics Presented

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

Child Maltreatment
Laura K. Brennan, M.D., 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. The post-test must have a passing grade of 70 to submit to the AOA for Category 1B credit.

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 Category 1-B credits and will report the CME credits.

Purpose

Consistent with the mission and vision of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, the school's Continuing Medical Education provides this program of education with the goal of improving the quality of patient care by providing lifelong education opportunities for physicians and healthcare providers.

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

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 On-Demand 2 hour program. The training session is provided visually by PowerPoint presentation and in audio by hearing the speaker’s voice. (2 credits)

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Topics Presented

Palliative and Hospice Care, End of Life Decisions
John F. Bertagnolli, Jr., D.O.
Associate Professor, Family Medicine, RowanSOM
Medical Director, Hospice of NJ

Integrating Palliative Care and Primary Care
Michael Srulevich, D.O., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Geriatrics and Comprehensive Care
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 

General Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • The physician will become comfortable with using several Evaluation Scales.
  • The physician will be better able to understand Hospice Admission Criteria.
  • The physician will be introduced to the New Deleted Criteria.
  • Differentiate the role of hospice and palliative care.
  • Recognize two benefits of palliative care for patients with serious and life limiting illness.
  • Identify two opportunities to integrate palliative care in the primary care setting.

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. The post-test must have a passing grade of 70 to submit to the AOA for Category 1B credit.

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 Category 1-B credits and will report the CME credits.

Purpose

Consistent with the mission and vision of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, the school's Continuing Medical Education provides this program of education with the goal of improving the quality of patient care by providing lifelong education opportunities for physicians and healthcare providers.


Improving Opiate Prescribing for Women

This one-hour webinar focuses on the improvement of prescribing for women who are high-risk for misuse and abuse of prescription opioids; current statistics and data on the female opioid epidemic; what healthcare providers need to know about trauma-informed gender-responsive care practices; and current CDC guidelines and NJ State Laws on naloxone administration. The method of delivery for this program will be an On-Demand 1 hour program. The training session is provided visually by PowerPoint presentation and in audio by hearing the speaker’s voice. (1 credit)

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Presenting Faculty

Joanna Petrides, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
Resident Research Director, Family Medicine 
Assistant Professor, Psychology 
RowanSOM

General Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Identify current guidelines on opioid prescribing
  • Describe gender-specific adverse effects of opioid use
  • Apply trauma-informed care for women
  • Identify safety protocols on opioid prescribing in women
  • Apply skills and strategies of opioid overdose prevention in women

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. The post-test must have a passing grade of 70 to submit to the AOA for Category 1B credit.

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 1 Category 1-B credit and will report the CME credits.

Purpose

Consistent with the mission and vision of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, the school's Continuing Medical Education provides this program of education with the goal of improving the quality of patient care by providing lifelong education opportunities for physicians and healthcare providers.


Integrating Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment into the Medical Practice (SBIRT)

The SBIRT Training Project is funded in part by a grant provided by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, supported by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. (1.5 credits)

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Presenting Faculty

Danielle Cooley, D.O.
Associate Professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Medical Director, Family Medicine 
RowanSOM

Joshua S. Coren, D.O., M.B.A., F.A.C.O.F.P.

Chair and Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Director, Continuing Medical Education 
RowanSOM

Joanna Petrides, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
Resident Research Director, Family Medicine 
Assistant Professor, Psychology 
RowanSOM

Alison Mancuso, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P.

Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Residency Program Director, Family Medicine 
RowanSOM

General Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Implement SBIRT in an outpatient setting.
  • Identify components of a SBIRT Program.
  • Describe motivational interviewing and its role in a patient intervention.
  • Develop workflow strategies for SBIRT.
  • Comprehend billing for SBIRT.

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. The post-test must have a passing grade of 70 to submit to the AOA for Category 1B credit.

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 Category 1-B credits and will report the CME credits.

Purpose

Consistent with the mission and vision of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, the school's Continuing Medical Education provides this program of education with the goal of improving the quality of patient care by providing lifelong education opportunities for physicians and healthcare providers.

DANIELLE COOLEY, D.O.

Dr. Danielle Cooley is a 2007 graduate of UMDNJ-SOM. She completed her Family Medicine residency and NMM/OMM fellowship at UMDNJ-SOM as well. She is currently double board certified in both Family Medicine and Neuromuscular Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Cooley is currently an Associate Professor at Rowan-SOM in the Departments of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine. She also serves as the Chair of the Curriculum Committee. Additionally, she is an active member of National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners and is involved in the coordination of CME events at Rowan-SOM. She is currently the Medical Director at the Rowan Family Medicine Mount Laurel office. 

JOANNA PETRIDES, PSY.D.

Dr. Joanna Petrides is a 2013 graduate of Midwestern University’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program. She also received her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University (2011) and her Master’s in Biomedical Sciences from UMDNJ-SOM (2010). Dr. Petrides completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Linden Oaks at Edward Hospital in Illinois where she gained experience working in inpatient and outpatient mental health hospital settings, interacting interprofessionally with other healthcare providers. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety, OCD, and anxiety-related disorders. Dr. Petrides is an Assistant Professor at Rowan-SOM Department of Family Medicine and Rowan’s Department of Psychology. She serves as the Resident Research Director and the Co-Director of the NJ SBIRT Project at Rowan SOM. 

ALISON MANCUSO, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P.

Alison Mancuso, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P. is an Associate Professor and Residency Program Director in the Department of Family Medicine at RowanSOM. Dr. Mancuso completed her medical school training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. She also completed her Family Medicine Internship and Residency at UMDNJ-SOM. She currently leads the Rowan Family Medicine patient centered medical home initiative and is involved in the Department's SBIRT Grant Initiative.

JOSHUA S. COREN, D.O., M.B.A., F.A.C.O.F.P.