IOWA CHAPTER ACOFP
MIDWINTER OSTEOPATHIC FAMILY PRACTICE CONFERENCE

co-sponsored by Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association

JANUARY 18-20, 2019

EMBASSY SUITES

101 East Locust Street

Des Moines, IA  50309


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Joshua Tessier, D.O., President

Jason Sheffler, D.O., Program Chair

Leah McWilliams, Program Manager

For additional information, contact the Iowa Chapter ACOFP office at 515-283-0002.

TENTATIVE PROGRAM
(Program is still subject to change.  Speakers are still being confirmed.)

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019

7:30 a.m.
REGISTRATION

8:00 a.m.
Chronic Venus Insufficiency - Pearls for the Primary Care Physician
Ali Mardan, D.O.

9:00 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes and Other Settings
Lori Parsons, MSN, R.N., Program Specialist, Telligen

10:30 a.m.
Incorporating Dermoscopy Into Your Family Medicine Practice
Holly Bermel, D.O.

11:30 a.m.
Standards of Diabetes Care
Anuj Bhargava, M.D.

12:30 p.m.
LUNCH

1:30 p.m.
Transforming Diabetes Through Technology
Anuj Bhargava, M.D.

2:30 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m.
Guidelines on Mild Cognitive Impairments
Brian Quinn, D.O.

4:00 p.m.
COPD Guideline Changes
Bradley Wilcox, D.O.

5:00 p.m.
Restless Leg Syndrome
Keith Kohout, D.O.

5:30 p.m.
Tremors
Keith Kohout, D.O.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2019

7:30 a.m.
REGISTRATIONl

8:00 a.m.
OMT for Athletes
Jose Figueroa, D.O.

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:15 a.m.
Common Pediatric Infections

11:15 a.m.
Current Public Health Issues
Caitlin Pedati, M.D.

12:15 p.m.
LUNCH

12:30 p.m.
ANNUAL MEETING

1:30 p.m.
How to Ethically Discharge a Patient From Your Practice
Joseph Molnar, D.O.

2:30 p.m.
Update on Cannabidiol Legislation
Randall Mayer, Director
IDPH Office of Medical Cannabidiol

3:30 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Update on Mental Health Legislation
Rick Shultz, Administrator
IDPH Mental Health and Disabilities Services

4:45 p.m.
What's New in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
John Hines, D.O.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2019

7:30 a.m.
REGISTRATION

8:00 a.m.
Wound Care and Indications for Hyperbarics
Scott Thiel, M.D.

9:00 a.m.
Tick Borne Illnesses
Roshan Lewis, M.D.

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:15 a.m.
Screening Tests for Coronary Artery Disease
Gurmeet Singh, D.O.

11:15 a.m.
Health Care Issues with Human Trafficking

 

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CME Accreditation
The Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.  The Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association designates this program for a maximum of 20 hours of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.