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Osteopathic Approach to GERD


Total Credits: 2 including 2 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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State Associations:
MAOPS - Missouri
Faculty:
Jonathon Kirsch, DO C-NMM/OMM |  Karen Snider, DO, FAAO, FNAOME
Duration:
1 Hour 52 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

A two-hour workshop focused on the application of osteopathic principles in clinical practice management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Learning Objectives:
1. Define GERD and discuss current diagnostic criteria
2. Explain the pathophysiology including the etiology, epidemiology, and risk factors of GERD
3. Discuss the clinical manifestations and the physical examination findings of GERD
4. Describe and administer the osteopathic manipulative treatment approach to the management of the GERD patient and discuss the treatment goals of the various types of techniques
 

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 2 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 should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

 

Faculty

Jonathon Kirsch, DO C-NMM/OMM's Profile

Jonathon Kirsch, DO C-NMM/OMM Related seminars and products: 1


Jonathon R. Kirsch, DO, is an associate professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) at A.T. Still University's Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM). He earned his doctor of osteopathic
medicine degree from ATSU-KCOM in 1996 and completed his postgraduate training at Midwestern University Arizona (Community Hospital Medical Center) in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been actively teaching and practicing OMM since 1997 in Arizona, and more recently Wisconsin. Dr. Kirsch joined KCOM's OMM department in April 2019 and lives in Kirksville with his wife, Susan, and their family dog, Luce. In his free time, he enjoys reading, walking, and playing jazz piano.

Dr. Kirsch 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 this presentation.

 


Karen Snider, DO, FAAO, FNAOME's Profile

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Assistant Dean OPP ATSU-KCOM

ATSU-KCOM


Karen Snider, DO, FAAO, FNAOME, is a professor at A.T. Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM).  Dr. Snider is board certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.  She earned her doctor of osteopathic medicine from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, and she completed residency at Northeast Regional Medical Center.  Dr. Snider has earned fellowship awards from the American Academy of Osteopathy and the National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators.

Dr. Snider discloses that she 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 this presentation.


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