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Introduction to Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (CME)
OMM for the Pregnant Patient Description
OMM for the pregnant patient has two parts and two major themes. The first part is a power point lecture discussing OMM for the pregnant patient and the second part is the laboratory demonstration of how to examine and treat the pregnant patient with OMM. The two main themes that flow throughout this course are how to examine and treat the whole patient and specific treatment considerations for the pregnant patient.
The five OMM techniques covered and integrated in treating the pregnant patient are:
High Velocity Low Amplitude (HVLA)
The Still Technique
Soft Tissue Techniques
For CME’s: MD’s and DO’s only.
Understand the physiologic and musculoskeletal changes that occur during pregnancy.
Understand the research studies that have been done to support using OMM during pregnancy.
Be able to appropriately examine the pregnant patient for somatic dysfunction.
Be able to properly utilize five different OMM techniques to treat somatic dysfunction in a pregnant patient.
Approximate time to complete the Course:
OMM for the Pregnant Patient is 4.0 Hours: which includes watching the video course, taking the post-test and practicing the techniques.
Requirements for CME Credits:
Complete and pass post test
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 OMM from 2003-2005 and then went on to specialize in NMMOMM. She has taught CME courses in OMM 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 OMM techniques taught at the live courses. Dr. Murray has primarily taught OMM 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
The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine 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 4.0 hours of AOA Category 1-B CME credits. UNECOM designates this online CME activity for a maximum of 4.0 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 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 OMM Demo series: Patricia E Murray D.O.
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