Featured Upcoming Live CME Activities
DMU Grand Rounds May 2016
Dementia Care
AViD series: Jenny Lawson
Preceptor CME

CME introduces enhanced reporting system for preceptors

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education has implemented an online reporting system for physicians who precept osteopathic medical students. The new system, which launched January 1, replaces the previous method of submitting preceptor hours through student evaluations. Read the story, which includes a brief instructional video, for additional information regarding the online reporting system. Story

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2013-2015 AOA CME Deadline Extended

At the recent meeting of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Board of Trustees, it was decided that the deadline for AOA Members to meet the 2013-2015 CME requirements would be extended through May 31, 2016. AOA members will have the option to apply credits earned from January 1, 2016 through May 31, 2016 to the 2013-2015 CME Cycle. Story

Ultrasound Workshop

Ultrasound: The Stethoscope of the 21st Century

Ultrasound technology can give health care providers in-depth insights into their patients’ conditions without using invasive procedures or ionizing radiation, as x-rays and CT scans do. Ultrasound is rapidly moving from the radiology suite to a portable bedside diagnostic tool, with nearly all medical specialties using bedside ultrasound. DMU recently hosted a unique point-of-care ultrasound workshop in which members of the surrounding medical community were invited to learn best-practices for the technique. Story

IPF Partnership

A diverse partnership for a difficult disease

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education was recently awarded a grant from The France Foundation to provide the educational program, PILOT (Pulmonary Fibrosis Identification: Lessons for Optimizing Treatment). The grant was part of a national initiative designed to provide physicians with a comprehensive CME activity that focuses on the early and accurate diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) while also addressing critical issues related to optimizing disease intervention and management. Story

2015 Research Symposium

DMU Research Symposium probes ethics, awards presentations

The more than 500 graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members, staff, residents and other researchers who attended the 2015 DMU Research Symposium on Dec. 3 enjoyed a stimulating mix of scientific topics and difficult questions posed on the ethics of research itself. Story

Des Moines University has an exciting year of physical therapy continuing education (CE) activities scheduled! This is a great opportunity to learn new techniques, refresh prior knowledge and earn CE credit. We hope you’re able to join us! Click here to learn more!
Live CME Events
April 19 Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, Blank Children’s Hospital
April 26 Emergency Preparedness in a Hospital Setting, DMU
May 5 DMU Grand Rounds: Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates and Quality, DMU and on-line
May 17 Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training, DMU
May 17 Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, Waukee High School
May 17 IPTA Southwest District Meeting: Medical Therapeutic Yoga, DMU and on-line
May 21-22 The Cervical Spine: A Manual Therapy and Pain Science Approach, DMU
June 4 A-Z Guide to Simplify and Optimize Dementia Care, DMU
July 7 AViD: Jenny Lawson, DMU
July 11-12 APTA Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Program, DMU
July 16-17 DFA: Dynamic Foot and Ankle, DMU
Sept 1 DMU Grand Rounds: Role of Targeted Therapies in the Management of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - From Clinical Data to Individualized Care, DMU and on-line
Sept 13 IPTA Southwest District Meeting, DMU and on-line
Sept 23-25 PNF I: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation I, DMU
Sept 30-Oct 1 Fundamental Manual Physical Therapy Interventions, DMU
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