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Introduction to Manual Medicine (CME)
Introduction to Manual Medicine Description
The introductory course has lectures reviewing the history of osteopathic medicine, the principles and practices of osteopathic medicine, and then five techniques are presented through lecture and lab.
The five OMM techniques taught are:
- Muscle Energy
- High Velocity Low Amplitude (HVLA)
- The Still Technique
- Soft Tissue Techniques
For CME’s: MD’s and DO’s only.
1. Understand the pivotal dates in the history of osteopathic medicine.
2. Understand the primary concepts and definitions utilized in osteopathic principles and practice.
3. Understand the history and the primary concepts behind the following OMM technigues: HVLA, Muscle Energy, Strain-counterstrain, the Still Technique and the Soft Tissue Techniques.
4. Learn or review the basic application of the following OMM technigues: HVLA, Muscle Energy, Strain-counterstrain, the Still Technique, and the Soft Tissue Techniques.
Approximate time to complete the Course:
Course 1: Introduction to Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy: 6 Hours. This includes watching the video course, taking the post-tests and practicing the techniques and exercises.
Requirements for CME Credits:
- Review course/videos
- Practice techniques
- Complete and pass post test
- Submit evaluation
Patricia E Murray, D.O. received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 1999 from UNECOM. Prior to medical school she was a high school teacher for ten years. She completed an osteopathic internship in 2000 at UCONN, followed by a traditional internal medicine residency at UCONN. After residency she practiced primary care internal medicine along with manual medicine from 2003-2005 and then went on to specialize in NMMOMM. She has taught CME courses in manual medicine for many years and has been asked numerous times by course attendees to produce a video series that focuses on the lab demonstrations of the different manual medicine techniques taught at the live courses. Dr. Murray has primarily taught manual medicine CME courses at UNECOM in Biddeford, ME.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
Accreditation Language for Jointly Sponsored
Manual Medicine Demo Series: Intro to Manual Medicine
The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the Maine Medical Association’s Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approved this online CME activity for a maximum of 6.0 hours of AOA Category 1-B CME credits. UNECOM designates this online CME activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. Upon verification by the activity organizer, the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine will submit the osteopathic credits to the AOA.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the AOA Standards of Accreditation and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essential Areas and Policies through the joint sponsorship of University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and the T. Murray Wellness Center, Inc. UNECOM is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Release Date: March 21, 2014 | Expiration Date: March 20, 2015
The following speaker of this activity has indicated that she is the creator, sponsor, and benefactor of all in this Manual Medicine Demo series: Patricia E Murray D.O.