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


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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MAOPS - Missouri
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Opioids-Safe Prescribing Package - MAOPS
Faculty:
Ronnie B. Martin, DO
Duration:
52 Minutes
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Description

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the scope and epidemiology of the public health crisis of substance abuse and addiction.
  • Understand an approach to the assessment and treatment of addiction as a chronic disease rather than a “condition”.
  • Understand the role of the physician can and should play in shaping the public health approach to the public perception of the disease.

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 1-A Credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this live activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsä.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Planning Disclosure:
The Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

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.

 

 

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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 


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