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KCU-COM alumni enjoy free CME in conjunction with Homecoming
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) – now more than ever – is committed to promoting lifelong learning for our students and alumni.
As evidence of that commitment, the University announced that it will offer KCU-COM alumni free CME credits for life in conjunction with future Homecoming events. Make plans now to take advantage of this special offer during the next KCU Update in Medicine, scheduled for Sept. 17-19, 2015, during Homecoming.
Registration and Exhibits, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / AC Lobby Campus Tours, 10-11 a.m. / Outside Academic Center Alumni Luncheon and Awards, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / AC 200
Welcome Address from the President and CEO of the Kansas City University of Medicine and BiosciencesPresenter: Marc B. Hahn, DO, President and CEO, KCUTime: 12:30-12:45 p.m.Location: AC 200
Keynote: Military Medical Lessons Learned: Task Force Ranger Experiences, Mogadishu, Somalia, Blackhawk DownPresenter: Major General Philip Volpe, DO, U.S. Army (retired), Healthcare Consultant, Public and Motivational Speaker, Mount Dora, Fla.Time: 12:45-2:45 p.m.Location: AC 200
Break, 2:45-3 p.m.
Point-Counter Point: A Practical Discussion on End-of-Life CareTime: 3-4 p.m.Location: AC 200
Presenters: Leonard Hock, DO, MACOI, CMD, Medical Administration, TrustBridge Health, Fla.
Kevin Hubbard, DO, FACOI, Professor and Chair, Division of Internal Medicine, Interim Chair, Department of Specialty Medicine, KCU
Assisted Suicide and Ethics: A Case Study on Oregon's Death with Dignity Act Presenter: Tarris D. Rosell, PhD, DMin, Interim Chair, Bioethics, KCU, Rosemary Flanigan Chair, Center for Practical Bioethics, Kansas City, Mo. Time: 4-5 p.m.Location: AC 200
Adjourn, 5 p.m.
Registration and Breakfast, 7-8 a.m., AC 200
Case StudyPresenter: Stephen Putthoff, DO, FCAP, Professor Pathology, KCUTime: 7:30-8 a.m.Location: AC 200
Diagnosing Pediatric CancerPresenter: Mohamed Radhi, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplantation, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo., Director of Medical Student Service, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Mo.Time: 8-9 a.m.Location: AC 200
Identifying and Treating Thyroid ProblemsPresenter: Robert McNab, DO, Hospitalist, Freeman Health System, Joplin, Mo.Time: 9-10 a.m.Location: AC 200
Break, 10-10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions/Hands-on Workshops held both from 10:15-11 a.m. and from 11-11:45 a.m.
OMT for the Treatment of Cephalgia: Hands-on WorkshopTime: 10:15-11 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m.Location: SEP 250 Presenters: William Cox, DO, FACOFP, Associate Professor, Chair, Family and Community Medicine, KCU
Gautam Desai, DO, FACOFP, Professor, Family and Community Medicine, KCU
Anatomy and Radiology Review for the Primary Care Provider Presenter: Anthony Olinger, PhD, Associate Professor, Anatomy, KCUTime: 10:15-11 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m.Location: AC 200
Human Patient Simulator Workshop Presenter: Diane Karius, PhD, NAOME, Associate Professor, Director, Human Patient Simulation Program, Center for Clinical Competence, KCUTime: 10:15-11 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m.Location: KCCC
All-Campus Picnic Lunch Provided, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
The William Legg, D.O., FAOASM Distinguished Lecture on Sports Medicine: Assessing Sudden Cardiac Death in AthletesPresenter: Stefani Ellison, MD, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo.Time: 1-2 p.m.Location: AC 200
IM TopicPresenter: Jeremy Graham, DO, Spokane, Wa.Time: 2-3 p.m.Location: AC 200
Break, 3-3:15 p.m.
Update in Cardiology: Approach to New Onset Atrial FibrillationPresenter: F. Richard Darrow, DO, MACOI, Associate Professor, Rocky Vista University, Parker, Colo.Time: 3:15-4:15 p.m.Location: AC 200
Current Concepts in the Management of AsthmaPresenter: Patrick Perkins, Carondelet Health Center, Kansas City, Mo.Time: 4:15-5:15 p.m.Location: AC 200
Adjourn, 5:15 p.m.
Medical Applications for the iPhonePresenter: Lori Fitterling, MLS, Reference Librarian, Instructor, Digital Services, KCUTime: 8-8:30 a.m.Location: AC 200
Physician Wellness: Managing the Stress of the 60-Hour WeekPresenter: James W. Dugan, PhD, Director, Counseling and Support Services, KCUTime: 8:30-9 a.m.Location: AC 200
Clinical Images in DermatologyPresenter: Molly Menser, DO, Dermatologist, Sunflower Dermatology, Riverside, Mo.Time: 9-10 a.m.Location: AC 200
Break, 10-10:15 a.m.
Updates in Breast CancerPresenter: Jamie Wagner, DO, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Breast Surgery Division, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.Time: 10:15-11:15 a.m.Location: AC 200
Tests I Wished You'd Never Ordered: A Panel DiscussionTime: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.Location: AC 200 Presenters:Leonard Hock, DO, MACOI, CMD, Medical Administration, TrustBridge Health, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Kevin Hubbard, DO, FACOI, Professor and Chair, Internal Medicine, Interim Chair, Specialty Medicine, KCU
Tarris D. Rosell, PhD, DMin, Interim Chair, Bioethics, KCU; Rosemary Flanigan Chair, Center for Practical Bioethics, Kansas City, Mo.
Pick Up Lunches, 12:15-12:30 p.m.
Medical and Legalized Marijuana: From Pain Relief to Recreational Use. Health Effects on Your Patients.(Lunch Served) Presenter: Schoen Kruse, PhD, Assistant Dean/Associate Professor, Pharmacology/Microbiology, KCUTime: 12:30-1:30 p.m.Location: AC 200
Hepatitis C: A Silent and Growing EpidemicPresenter: Craig Dietz, DO, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Kansas City Care Clinic, Kansas City, Mo., Medical Director, National Association of Free and Charitable ClinicsTime: 1:30-2:30 p.m.Location: AC 200
Break, 2:30-2:45 p.m.
Infectious Disease: Recent OutbreaksPresenter: Bruce Dubin, DO, JD, FCLM, FACOI, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost and Dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine, KCUTime: 2:45-3:45 p.m.Location: AC 200
Grand Rounds PresentationPresenters: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences COM StudentsTime: 3:45-4:45 p.m.Location: AC 200
Adjourn, 4:45 p.m.
KCU Update in Medicine is designed to address common conditions and
timely issues relevant to health-care professionals, particularly those
in primary care. Topics focus on specific practice issues and disease
states relative to primary care physicians. Hands-on demonstrations will
include simulations and OMT trainings.
At the end of this conference, participants will be able to (within the capabilities of their practice):
target audience is physicians, physicians in training, physician
assistants, nurse practitioners and other health-care professionals.
are required to complete a pre-test, a post-test and an evaluation in
order to receive continuing education credit. Participants may only
claim credit for sessions in which they participate. A certificate of
completion will be provided to participants based on documentation of
actual attendance, completion of a pre-test, a post-test, an evaluation
and payment in full.
This educational activity did not receive any grant funding.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 20 credits of AOA category 1-A credits. Approval is currently pending.
Osteopathic Physicians who are members of AOA and who complete a post-activity outcome survey will receive 2 additional hours of AOA category 1-A credits.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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