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You are invited to join Kansas City University (KCU) for this three-day CME program which provides for a maximum of 20.50 AOA Category 1-A credits and 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, this CME event will be delivered online in conjunction with KCU’s 2020 virtual event “KCU Brings Homecoming Home”. Just as we transitioned some of our College of Osteopathic Medicine curriculum to a virtual platform, KCU strives to maintain the integrity of our continuing medical education program and keep the format as familiar as possible for our audience. 

KCU will deliver Reunited in Well-being presentations September 10-12, 2020. All those who register will have access to all sessions for an additional 30 days to watch on their own time and schedule.

Reunited in Well-being will explore the most challenging management problems facing today’s practicing physicians. Distinguished faculty present current information and evidence-based treatment for a variety of diagnoses seen in primary care, including mood disorders, risk factors for suicide, heart failure advances, diabetes, opioids and the challenge of chronic pain conditions.  Other topics of interest include incorporation of osteopathic principles and practice, practice improvement, physician self-care, and care of LGBTQI patients, as well as many others, including the future of medicine in a post-COVID world.

Each of the speakers and members of the program planning committee have disclosed that the relevant parties have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  They also disclose that they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation. If any conflicts are identified prior to the program, this will be disclosed at the beginning of the speaker’s presentation.

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KCU Alumni, please reserve Friday, Sept. 11 for virtual class reunions, and Saturday, Sept. 12 for an alumni awards event.  

Register here for the virtual alumni events. 

Fee
Fees include CME registration, Friday evening virtual Class Reunions held at 7 p.m. CDT, and Saturday virtual Alumni Awards Event held at 6 p.m. CDT. Select the registration category below that best describes your current appointment. 

By Mail
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Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Advancement Office
1750 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO 64106


By Phone Use your MasterCard, VISA, American Express or Discover. Call (816) 654-7280.

Refund
Cancellations must be received in writing to cme@kcumb.edu by September 1, 2020, and will be subject to a $75 processing fee. No refunds will be given after that date. If, for any reason, the event must be canceled, discontinued, or rescheduled by the KCU Continuing Medical Education team, a full refund will be provided.

Faculty

Kevin Treffer's Profile

Kevin Treffer Related seminars and products:

Kansas City University


A third generation DO in his family, Dr. Treffer graduated from KCU in 1987. He is board certified in Osteopathic Family Practice, as well as, Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. He has taught OMM at KCU for 28 years and has served as the Chair of the Department of OMM for 10 years. He has authored a book chapter in the Waldman Pain Management text on the Osteopathic approach to the chronic pain patient, authored Clinical Oriented Integrated Learning Scenarios through the Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles and has had research published in scientific journals on the topic of OMM. He serves as a member of the National Faculty for NBOME and helps with exam and OPP item writing reviews for COMLEX USA Levels 1, 2, & 3.

DISCLOSURE:  No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

Contact: ktreffer@kcumb.edu

 


Laura Rosch, DO's Profile

Laura Rosch, DO Related seminars and products:

Campus Dean - Joplin

Kansas City University


Dr. Rosch currently serves as the Joplin Campus dean for Kansas City University.  She is the past chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Midwestern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downer’s Grove, Illinois and was a residency program director at Mt. Sinai Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Rosch earned a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and is past president of Illinois Osteopathc Medical Society.  She currently serves on the board for the American College of Osteopathic Internists.

Dr. Rosch discloses that she has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  She also discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: lrosch@kcumb.edu


Brandi Norman, Psy.D.'s Profile

Brandi Norman, Psy.D. Related seminars and products:

Campus Physchologist, Student Services-Joplin

Kansas City University


Dr. Brandi Norman applies her passion for clinical psychology as a practitioner who specializes in the mental health and well-being of medical students. In her clinical practice, she delivers cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatments to adult clients with a wide range of emotional and adjustment problems, such as anxiety, stress, depression, and relationship issues. She provides workshops to students covering topics related to suicide prevention, depression, anxiety, and physician burn-out. She is eager to apply her experience and compassion with clients as they begin to improve their quality of life and attain a sense of fulfillment. 

Dr. Norman received her Master’s in Clinical Psychology with honors from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology where she also earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology. She completed her APA accredited internship at the Robert J. Murney Clinic in Springfield, Missouri and her post-doctoral experience at Burrell Behavioral Health in Springfield, Missouri. While at Burrell Behavioral Health she participated in a study sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health which focused on treatment for Recovery After Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE). In her previous clinical position Dr. Norman maintained a private practice in Greenfield, Missouri where she provided counseling for underserved populations in a rural setting. Dr. Norman was also the team leader for the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program at Ozark Center in Joplin, Missouri. She has extensive experience working with individuals who are persistently suicidal or engaged in self-directed violence.

Most recently, Dr. Norman attended the National Conference on Medical Student Mental Health and Well-being where she invested in workshops on the prevention of medical student suicide and burn-out. Dr. Norman finds work with medical students extremely gratifying. She considers it a privilege to provide counseling to KCU students as they navigate medical school culture and grow into their talents.

Dr. Norman discloses that she has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  She also discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: bnorman@kcumb.edu, (417) 208-0731


Robert Juhasz, DO, MACOI, FACP's Profile

Robert Juhasz, DO, MACOI, FACP Related seminars and products:

Board of Directors

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education


Robert S. Juhasz, DO is a graduate of the Class of 1981 of the KCU College of Osteopathic Medicine.

He did his osteopathic internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic’s South Pointe Hospital and went on to be a residency program director in Internal Medicine at what is now University Hospitals Richmond Hospital and the managing partner of a private practice.

He joined the Cleveland Clinic in 1998, and was instrumental in the implementation of the electronic medical record at the Cleveland Clinic in 2001 and was interviewed by President George Bush in 2005, when he came to visit the Cleveland Clinic and introduced the first National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Dr. David Brailer.

He has been privileged to lead at the Cleveland Clinic as a Medical Director of a Family Health Center of over 100 clinicians and then as President of South Pointe Hospital, from 2013-2017.

He has lead in local, state and national osteopathic medical organizations, including the American College of Osteopathic Internists Board and the American Osteopathic Association, where he was elected as the 118th President of the AOA, where he had the privilege of shepherding the early implementation of the Single Accreditation System.  He continues to serve on the AOA President’s Advisory Council.

Dr. Juhasz was elected to the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education in 2017, where he serves on several committees and task forces.

Dr. Juhasz is a member of the KCU Board of Trustees and had been the Honorary Chair for the university’s Centennial Campaign in 2016.

Dr. Juhasz discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: Robert.Juhasz@kcumb.edu


Scott E. Blakesley's Profile

Scott E. Blakesley Related seminars and products:

Partner

Spencer Fane


Scott Blakesley is a partner and leader at Spencer Fane firm located in Kansas City estate planning group. Scott’s practice involves all areas of estate planning and trust and estate administration, including family-owned businesses, planning for multiple generations, charitable gift planning, tax-exempt organizations, estate and gift tax planning, and general advice and counseling for family members involved in business and estate planning. Scott was selected fro inclusion in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers from 2005-2019, and voted The Best Layers of American Lawyer of the Year 2017 and 2019.  He is a philanthropic planning board member and a member of the Estate Planning Society of Kansas City.

Mr. Blakesley discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: sblakesley@spencerfane.com; (816) 292-8268


William Carpenter, DO's Profile

William Carpenter, DO Related seminars and products: 1

Medical Director & Psychiatrist

MAOPS Physician Health Program, Jefferson City, MO & Behavioral Health Group, Columbia, Kansas City, Popular Bluff, Springfield, MO


Dr. William Carpenter completed his undergraduate education at St. Louis University, followed by medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Psychiatry residency at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO in 2016. He currently practices as a full-time psychiatrist at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO and also serves as the medical director for MAOPS physician and health professional wellness program as well as the medical director for BHG, an opioid use disorder treatment center, in Kansas City.

Dr. Carpenter discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: wcarpenter@crmc.org; (573) 632-5560


James Wieberg, M.Ed, LPC's Profile

James Wieberg, M.Ed, LPC Related seminars and products:

Director for Physician & Health Professional Wellness Program

MAOPS


James (Jim) Wieberg established and manages the Center for Mental Wellness at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson, Missouri for the last 30 years.  He has a post graduate degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of MO (1985) and a post graduate degree in Theology.  He is a licensed professional counselor in the State of Missouri. In 1987 he founded a Physician Health Program under the sponsorship of the Missouri Osteopathic Association.   He is a member of the Board of the Federation of Physician Health Programs and on its Executive Council. He has spent most of his career addressing the needs of distressed patients and practitioners.

Jim discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: jwieberg@crmc.org; (573) 690-7691


Ronald Holt, DO, MPA's Profile

Ronald Holt, DO, MPA Related seminars and products:

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Student Health Physician

Kansas City University & San Francisco State University


Ronald Holt, DO,’93, is a board-certified psychiatrist, author, and international speaker. For the past 20 years, Holt has been a relentless advocate and educator on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues and civil rights. In 2008, Holt expanded his presentations nationally to include LGBTQ+ healthcare, the consequences of bullying, and suicide risk reduction. He has presented to hundreds of audiences, including physician audiences, on how to provide culturally competent care to the LGBTQ+ community.

Holt, along with his husband, William Huggett, MD, have published a self-help book and supportive coloring books for the LGBTQ+ community. They have also published a coloring book to help physicians with stress reduction. He has received several awards across the country for his community service and commitment to diversity. In the late 2000s, Holt received his previous employer’s two highest awards for community service and diversity achievement, making him the first physician within this national healthcare organization to receive both awards in the individual category. In 2019, he was elected to Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. In addition to being a KCU Adjunct Assistant Professor, Holt currently practices as a student health physician at San Francisco State University.

Dr. Holt discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: drrholt@gmail.com 


Jared Nichols, DO's Profile

Jared Nichols, DO Related seminars and products:

Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Kansas City University


Jared W. Nichols, DO has been an active member of Kansas City University faculty for the last three years.  He serves as the year two course director for the osteopathic skills classes.  He is on the Board of Trustees for the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.  His interests include osteopathic advocacy and promotion, which he demonstrates through advising the Joplin-KCU student MAOPS chapter. 

Dr. Nichols earned his BA in Music, Percussion from Truman State University, Kirksville, MO.  While attending A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO he completed a teaching fellowship in anatomy and later earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Nichols completed his Family Medicine Residency at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO.  While in residency he completed his certificate in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona.  Dr. Nichols began moonlighting in rural critical access Emergency Rooms during residency and continues to serve as an ER physician through Docs Who Care.  He completed his Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship at UNT-HSC TCOM/ Medical City Fort Worth in June 2018 and is board certified in FM & OMT as well as Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal medicine.  He is active in research at KCU with multiple projects ranging from ultrasound education to regenerative medicine.

He discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.

Contact: jnichols@kcumb.edu; (417) 208-0733


Kirby Randolph, PhD's Profile

Kirby Randolph, PhD Related seminars and products:

Assistant Professor of Bioethics

Kansas City University


Kirby Randolph, PhD is faculty in the Bioethics Department in the College of Medicine. She came to KCU in 2016 after having served as an administrator at Truman Medical Center, Behavioral Health for seven years. Originally an Air Force BRAT, Dr. Randolph is from the East Coast. She received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in History. She completed two postdoctoral fellowships in Healthcare Policy before joining the faculty at University of Kansas School of Medicine in the History and Philosophy of Medicine department. Her area of research is the history of psychiatry, race and mental disabilities. At KCU, Dr. Randolph teaches Bioethics I to the first year medical students. She also teaches History of Medicine, Health Care Policy and Difficult scenarios with Simulated Patients in the Bioethics Master’s degree program.

Dr. Randolph discloses that she has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  She also discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.


Robert Tyler, DO's Profile

Robert Tyler, DO Related seminars and products:

Assistant Professor, Primary Care-Joplin

Kansas City University


Dr. Tyler attended Oklahoma State University of Health Sciences in Tulsa, OK. After medical school he completed an Internal Medicine residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. Upon leaving the Army in 2003, Dr. Tyler moved to Colorado Springs, CO practicing inpatient and outpatient medicine where he became more active as a hospitalist physician. Dr. Tyler subsequently finished a Master of Science degree in Medical Education Leadership to pursue a long-time aspiration of teaching in medicine. He is now a full-time assistant professor at Kansas City University (KCU). His clinical interests are hospital medicine, palliative medicine, and hospice care. His interests in medical education include curriculum development, reflective learning, and assessment and evaluation strategies. Dr. Tyler lives in Joplin with his wife Lea Ann who recently completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice specializing in geriatric and adult medicine. His daughter, Tori, is currently a second year student at KCU-Kansas City campus.

Dr. Tyler discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation. He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: rtyler@kcumb.edu


Carol Kirila, DO, FACOI's Profile

Carol Kirila, DO, FACOI Related seminars and products: 1

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine-Kansas City

Kansas City University


Dr. Kirila graduated from the University of Health Sciences – College of Osteopathic Medicine (now known as Kansas City University  – College of Osteopathic Medicine) and completed a rotating internship at Still Regional Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri (now known as Capital Region Medical Center). She completed her residency in Internal Medicine with the University of Missouri – Kansas City at St. Luke’s Hospital and Truman Medical Center West. Dr. Kirila is board certified in Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Currently, she is an assistant professor of Internal Medicine at Kansas City University  – College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

 

Dr. Kirila discloses that she has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  She also discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: ckirila@kcumb.edu; (816)654-7394


John Paulson, DO's Profile

John Paulson, DO Related seminars and products:

Chair of Primary Care-Joplin

Kansas City University


Dr. Paulson is a graduate of Oklahoma State University (OSU) where he obtained an undergraduate degree in physiology and master’s in zoology.   Later he completed a PhD in biomedical science with emphasis in pharmacology and physiology and a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine at OSU Center for Health Sciences.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and currently participating in the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine’s Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship. After nearly a decade as a forensic scientist working for the FBI, New Mexico State Police and Tulsa Police Department, he transitioned from forensic scientist to family medicine physician.  One of his cases was even featured on A&E’s Cold Case Files television program airing in 2005.  He has practiced as a rural family medicine physician in Missouri, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, and presently is serving as the Chair of Primary Care on the Joplin campus of KCU. Dr Paulson is currently the President of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians, and Vice President of the Community Clinic Board of Directors in Joplin, MO.

Dr. Paulson discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation. He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: jpaulson@kcumb.edu


Ronnie B. Martin, DO's Profile

Ronnie B. Martin, DO Related seminars and products:

Kansas City University-Joplin


Dr. Martin graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy in 1974 and practiced as a hospital pharmacist in Enid, OK for 2 years.  Matriculating at Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 1976, he is a 1979 graduate of Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Martin went on to complete his postdoctoral training at a rural Family Medicine program in Tulsa, OK and becoming board certified by the ABOFP in 1986. He was inducted as a Fellow of the College of Family Practice in 1996, and received recognitions as a distinguished fellow in 2005.

In private family medicine practice for the first 17 years of his professional carreer, Dr. Martin served as Chief of Staff and the medical director for Enid Regional Hospital. In 2006 Dr Martin was named as the founding Dean for Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Colorado.  Moving to Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009, Dr. Martin served that institution as a faculty member, the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and as Vice Dean for Post Graduate Affairs.  Dr. Martin went on to be named as the founding Dean and CAO for the Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine in April of 2012. Dr. Martin retired from Liberty at the end of 2016, and then the following year Dr. Martin served as the interim Dean of the COM at Joplin for Kansas City University.  Dr. Martin retired once again and returned to Oklahoma in March 2019.

Dr. Martin has served on multiple American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), state and federal government health care related committee’s and boards, including the DUR boards of Oklahoma and Iowa as well as the state Health Department Planning Committee and Rural Health Association in Oklahoma. His ACOFP service continues through service on the Past President Committee, the ACOFP Foundation and as the Convention Chairman.  After Serving on and as the Chairman of the Pre Doctoral Committee for the AOA and the AOA Bureau of Education, he served for an additional 6 years on it successor, the Commission for Osteopathic College Accreditations and has been active in pre-doctoral and post-doctoral education and evaluation for many years.   Dr Martin has been active in medical policy and politics, serving as a delegate to the AOA House of Delegates for four different states every year but one over the past 33 years.  During that time he has served on several reference committees’ at the house.  He currently serves on the AOA Bureau of Federal Health Policy and as Chairman of the association’s political action committee, (OPAC).

Dr. Martin has presented extensively as an educator throughout the past 30 years. Dr. Martin discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also disclosures that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.   

Contact: rbmokiedoc@gmail.com 


Jared Heiles, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS's Profile

Jared Heiles, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS Related seminars and products:

Clinical Pharmacology Specialist-Infectious Disease

Baptist Health System-Little Rock, Arkansas


Dr. Jared Heiles graduated from the University Of Tennessee College Of Pharmacy in 2016.  After graduation, he completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN, then a PGY2 Infectious Diseases pharmacy residency at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, NV.  In his spare time, Jared enjoys music, sports, cooking, and spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, and son, Henry.

Dr. Heiles discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: jared.heiles@gmail.com; (501) 202-4956


Talene Churukian, DO, MPH's Profile

Talene Churukian, DO, MPH Related seminars and products:

Physician

Eisenhower Sleep Disorder Center


Talene M. Churukian, DO is a Board Certified Sleep Specialist. She completed a Master’s in Public Health from Boston University as a precursor to medical school and continued on to complete her medical school training at Kansas City University. Due to her training in a grassroots environment she found the philosophy of Osteopathic Medicine to be more in line with a broader approach to patient care, which she has carried over today into her specialty practice. Dr. Churukian went on to complete all of her post graduate training at the UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in the field of Internal Medicine and was one of the first two fellows to complete training in an ACGME-approved Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the VA.

Given her primary training in Internal Medicine, Dr. Churukian practices comprehensively in the field of Sleep Medicine treating not only sleep disordered breathing and narcolepsy but also patients with insomnia, circadian sleep phase disorders (and shift work disorders), sleep-related movement disorders, parasomnias and hypersomnias.

Dr. Churukian is passionate about the field of sleep medicine and her broad treatment approach to sleep disorders is an added asset: “I believe in distinguishing the need to treat the patient and not just the disorder. Patients bring in a multitude of psychosocial and emotional factors that affect their sleep and in order to improve one’s quality of life these dynamics must be taken into account.”

In addition, Dr. Churukian brings with her the vision of a comprehensive Sleep Center that incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to treating patients with any sleep disorder.

Dr. Churukian discloses that she has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  She also discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: tchurukian@eisenhowerhealth.org


Robert (Bo) Cooley, DO, MA's Profile

Robert (Bo) Cooley, DO, MA Related seminars and products: 1

Assistant Professor, Primary Care-Kansas City

Kansas City University


Bo Cooley, DO, earned a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Washburn University and then completed post-masters training in Diagnostics, Individual and Group Psychotherapy and Forensic Psychiatry at the Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry Menninger Clinic.  After that he earned his D.O. degree from Kansas City University – College of Osteopathic Medicine (when it was University of Health Sciences).  His residency in family medicine was completed at Park Lane Medical Center in Kansas City.  Dr. Cooley has worked in the addictions rehabilitation field for thirty-six years and integrated addictions medicine and psychiatry for thirty years.  He practices today at the KC Care Clinic and is supervising physician in the osteopathic manual medicine clinic at the Goppert family medicine residency program Dr. Cooley is an assistant professor of primary care medicine at KCU and a psychiatric consultant for KU Med Center.  He serves the profession as a committee member on the continuing medical committee and the research development committee at KCU.  Dr. Cooley is board certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians and he discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation. 

Contact: rcooley@kcumb.edu 


Barth Wright, PhD's Profile

Barth Wright, PhD Related seminars and products:

Chair & Professor of Anatomy

Kansas City University


Dr. Bath Wright’s central interest is in training health science students in human anatomy using his experience as a primate comparative anatomist to help cement clinical concepts. He has been involved in clinical anatomy training for over 20 years, conducted research in non-human primate behavior and morphology and in clinical sciences including studies of knee ligament mechanics. In 2016, he became the interim chair-person for the department of Anatomy at Kansas City University (KCU) and in 2018 became the permanent chair. He has also been a 20 year meditation practitioner.

Dr. Wright discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: bwright@kcumb.edu; (816) 654-7537


Nauman Ashraf, MD's Profile

Nauman Ashraf, MD Related seminars and products:

Psychiatry Residency Program Director

Freeman Health Systems-Ozark Center


Dr. Nauman Ashraf is the Program Director for Ozark Center Psychiatry Residency program in Joplin, Missouri.  He has worked at Ozark Center since July 2013 treating patients with mental illness and comorbid substance abuse issues.  He also serves as the Medical Director of Addiction Services at Ozark Center and started Ozark Center’s OBOT program in 2017.  He graduated from Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences in Pakistan.  He completed his psychiatry residency at New York University School of Medicine as well as a Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry. He is board certified in General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He is the recipient of the Harold I. Kaplan Memorial Award for outstanding contributions in the field of psychiatric teaching and education. He has co-authored book chapters and published peer reviewed articles. He serves as a Prescriber Consultant for the SAMSHA STR-TA Consortium to help fight opioid epidemic. He has been invited to multiple regional and media talks on the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.  He has a passion toward improving resident wellness and completed a research project titled the Psychiatry Residency Yoga Training Experiment at Ozark Center. He also served as the PI for KCU-GME Consortium funded project for all residents in the consortium to improve their wellness - 5 Factor Wellness Model.

Dr. Ashraf discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: nashraf@freemanhealth.com; (417) 347-7603


Panagiotis Mitropoulos, DO's Profile

Panagiotis Mitropoulos, DO Related seminars and products:

Provider

Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery


Dr. Mitropoulos is a board certified dermatologist. He earned his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 2005. He served as chief resident during his dermatology residency at Broward Health / NOVA Southeastern University, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Prior to his dermatology training Dr. Mitropoulos served overseas in the Armed Forces as a General Medical Officer. He completed his medical internship at Triple Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii in 2006. He also earned a Master’s degree in Epidemiology from the University of Arizona in 2001.

 

Dr. Mitropoulos practices general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.

 

Dr. Mitropoulos discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: ekeinos@gmail.com


Robert McNab, DO, FACP, FACOI's Profile

Robert McNab, DO, FACP, FACOI Related seminars and products:

Vice President of Medical Education

Freeman Health Systems


Dr. Robert McNab is a practicing Internist in Joplin, MO. He has a passion for medical education. As such he serves as Vice President of Medical Education for Freeman Health Systems.  In this role he manages the educational needs of 50 resident doctors and 120 core medical students. Further, he has served as the program director of Internal medicine for Freeman Health Systems since 2012.

Dr. McNab serves as the director of COVID care for Freeman Health system, managing both an isolation ICU unit and a step down unit devoted to the care of COVID patients.

Dr. McNab is a 2002 graduate of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience. He holds fellowships from both the ACOI and the ACP.

Dr. McNab believes firmly that healthy lifestyles are the foundations of good health. His medical practice and educational focus reflect this.

Dr. McNab discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: rcmcnab@freemanhealth.com; (417) 347-1090


Anne-Marie Priebe, DO's Profile

Anne-Marie Priebe, DO Related seminars and products:

Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine


Dr. Anne-Marie Priebe graduated from Kansas City University (KCU) in 2007.  She did Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) residency at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and Pediatric and Adolescent Fellowship at Children’s Mercy.  She recently returned to Kansas City to join her former fellowship director to continue education of Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology (PAG) fellows and OBGYN residents within her Pediatric Gynecology practice. 

Dr. Priebe discloses that she has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  She also discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: apriebe@cmh.edu


Darrin D'Agostino, DO, MPH, MBA's Profile

Darrin D'Agostino, DO, MPH, MBA Related seminars and products:

Executive Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Vice President for Health Affairs

Kansas City University


Dr. D’Agostino has served as the executive dean and vice president of Health Affairs and Professor of Medicine at the KCU-COM since 2017.  Previously he served as associate dean of Community Health and Innovation and profession of medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Ft. Worth and chair of the Department of Medicine at UNT for eight years. His primary responsibilities at KCU include oversight of the curriculum, increased development of graduate medical education, enhanced clinical outreach and expansion of research within the COM for both the Kansas City and Joplin campuses. Dr. D’Agostino earned his DO degree from New York Institute of Technology, a master of business administration for the University of Texas, Dallas, and a master of public health from the University of Connecticut. 

Dr. D'Agostino discloses that he has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.  He also discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this presentation.

Contact: ddagostino@kcumb.edu 

 


Schedule

All program sessions will be available Central Standard Time beginning at the designated time, and for an additional 30 days following the original release date.

The program provides a maximum of 20.50 AOA Category 1-A credits and 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Session Title

Faculty

AOA

CME Credit Hour

AMA

CME Credit Hour

8:00-10:00 am

OMM Workshop: The Application of Osteopathic Concepts and Principles in the Age of COVID-19

Kevin Treffer, DO, and Laura Rosch, DO

2.00

2.00

10:00-10:15 am

BREAK

 

 

 

10:15-11:30 am

Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts for Physicians

 

Mr. Scott E. Blakesley, and Robert Juhasz, DO

1.25

0.75

0.00

0.75

11:30-12:00 pm

Practice Models for Efficiency and Happiness

Robert Juhasz, DO

0.50

0.50

12:00 am-12:15 pm

BREAK

 

 

 

12:15-1:00 pm

Physician Suicide: Risk Factors, Screening, and Management

Brandi Norman, PhD

.75

 

 

 

.75

1:00-1:45 pm

Substance Use Disorders in Healthcare Professionals

William Carpenter, DO

0.75

0.75

1:45-2:00  pm

BREAK

 

 

 

2:00-3:00pm

Burnout and Time Management: How to Prevent Burnout and Manage Increasing Workload

James Wieberg, M.Ed., LPC

1.00

1.00

3:00-3:45 pm

Creating a Safe and Welcoming Environment for LGBTQ + Patients

Ronald Holt, DO, MPA

0.75

0.75

Friday, September 11, 2020

 

 

 

 

8:00-8:30 am

OMM in Vocalists and Vocal Dysphonias

Jared Nichols, DO

.50

.50

8:30-9:00 am

A Brief History of Race and Epidemics in the United States

Kirby Randolph, PhD

.50

.50

9:00-9:45 am

Palliative Care and Hospice: New Insights on the Health and Illness Continuum

Robert Tyler, DO

0.75

0.75

9:45-10 am

BREAK

 

 

 

10:00-11:00 am

Diabetic Management Using New Medications, and the Cost Barriers

Carol Kirila, DO, FACOI

1.00

1.00

11:00 am-12:00 pm

Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems

John Paulson, DO

1.00

1.00

12:00-12:15 pm

BREAK

 

 

 

12:15-1:15 pm

Reimbursement: E/M Coding 2021

John Paulson, DO

1.00

1.00

1:15-2:15 pm

Role of the D.O. in America’s Opioid Crisis-A Killer Epidemic

Ronnie Martin, DO

1.00

1.00

2:15-2:30 pm

BREAK

 

 

 

2:30-3:30 pm

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Ambulatory Care

Jared Heiles, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS

1.00

1.00

3:30-4:30 pm

Medications, Insomnia, and You

Talene Churukian, DO , MPH

1.00

1.00

Saturday, September 12, 2020

 

 

 

 

8:00-8:30 am

Nonpharmacological Therapy for Chronic Pain

Robert (Bo) Cooley, DO

0.50

0.50

8:30-9:00 am

The Role of Meditation in Aiding Individuals with Chronic Pain

Barth Wright, PhD

0.50

0.50

9:00-10:00 am

Marijuana, CBD and Vaping: Evidence Based Knowledge on the use of Cannabis and its Role in Future Medicine and its Benefits

Nauman Ashraf, MD

1.00

1.00

10:00-10:30 am

COVID-19 Emotional Burden: How to cope with it

Nauman Ashraf, MD

.50

.50

10:30-10:45 am

BREAK

 

 

 

10:45-11:30 am

Oral Ulcerations: How to deal with it “derm-style”

Panagiotis Mitropoulos, DO

.75

.75

11:30-12:00 pm

Asymptomatic Severe Hypertension: Are we treating the numbers, or the patients?

Robert McNab, DO

.50

.50

12:00-12:15 pm

BREAK

 

 

 

12:15-1:15 pm

A Primer on Adolescent Gynecology

Anne-Marie Priebe, DO

1.00

1.00

1:15-2:15 pm

The Future of Medicine in Times of COVID-19

Darrin D'Agostino, DO, MPH, MBA

1.00

1.00

CME Credits

 

Allopathic Accreditation and Credit Designation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU).  MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MAOPS designates this activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Osteopathic Accreditation and Credit Designation

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 20.50 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy

All grievances should be in writing and specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, a grievance should be directed to the KCU Graduate Medical Education Director, who will then forward said grievance to the CME Committee.  Grievances should be addressed to the KCU GME Director at cme@kcumb.edu.  All grievances will receive an initial response from KCU within 30 days of receipt. KCU will resolve the grievance, if possible. 

If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response from KCU, they can then submit the grievance in writing to the KCU’s accredited sponsor, the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS). Grievances should be addressed to the MAOPS Executive Director at 1423 Randy Lane, Jefferson City, MO 65101.  All grievances will receive a response from MAOPS in writing within 30 days of receipt.  MAOPS will resolve the grievance, if possible. 

If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response from MAOPS, they can then submit the grievance in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 E Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611.

 

Non-physician professionals should check with their individual credentialing bodies to confirm that participation in this CME activity will be approved for credit.

 

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