Spring CME Information
The Michigan Osteopathic Association designates the Spring Scientific Convention for a maximum of 32-35 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.
Outcomes Survey: 3 additional AOA Category 1-A credits may be earned by participating in a post-convention survey emailed to attendees.
Specialty credits offered.
Link to Express Evaluations: https://data.express-evaluations.com/eval/38060/web/
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(this should be a six-digit number. If your AOA number is only five-digits put a "0" at the begining of your number)
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Hotel Information: The Westin Southfield Detroit
The 120th Annual Spring Scientific Convention will be held at the Westin Southfield Detroit in Southfield, MI.
For more information on parking, directions and access to an interactive map, click HOTEL.
Spring Scientific Convention
32-35 AOA 1-A Credits Offered (Thursday-Sunday)
This year we will once again offer a "Weekend Only" option, along with several a la carte session options:
Weekend Only Spring Scientific Convention - 17 AOA 1-A CME Credits (Sat. and Sun.)
Business of Medicine Session: “Act Like a Clinician But Think Like a Coach”
Ewa Matuszewski, CEO, MedNetOne
3 Hours of Training for Physicians, Practice and/or Care Managers - Bring office staff to this session!
Thursday, 4 - 7 pm
Below is a day-by-day tentative agenda of the 120th Annual Spring Scientific Convention.
32-35 AOA 1-A Credits Anticipated.
Some changes regarding speakers, topics or times may occur in the days before the event.
Link: Events and Receptions
Moderator: Mary Goldman, DO
4-7 pm Fulford Percussion OMT for all Ages: Richard Koss, DO
Moderator: Ewa Matuszewski, CEO
4-4:30 pm Practical Skills Needed to Design and Manage Your Practice: Al Juocys, DO
4:30-5:15 pm Quality Improvement: A Matter of Urgency: Andrew Kurecka, MPH
5:15-5:45 pm Value Based Reimbursement: It’s Here; Ewa Matuszewski, CEO
5:45-6:30 pm The Reappearing Doctor: Constant Changes in Primary Care: Jasper Gill, DO
6:30-7 pm Panel Discussion (DO PCP, Practice Transformation Coach and a BCBSM Rep.)
|Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification||7:00 - 10:00 am||EMC II|
|ACLS||10:00 am - 5:00 pm||EMC II, III|
Lawrence Prokop, DO, FAAPM&R FAOCPMR-D FAOASM
Supplies donated by Lhasa OMS
Moderator: Felix Rogers, DO
7:30-8:30 am : Evaluation of Aortic Stenosis -- From Beginner to Expert: Felix Rogers, DO
8:30-9:30 am Cryptogenic Stroke, Closing of PFOs, Spontaneous Rupture of Aortic Plaque: Timothy Logan, DO, FACOI, FACC, FSCAI
9:30-10:30 am AFib Topic: Matthew Ebinger, DO
10:30-11:30 am Cardiac Imaging for the Primary Care Physician: Syed Mehdi Jafri, DO
Moderator: Elizabeth Swenor, DO
7:30-8:30 am Lifestyle Medicine: Preventing, Treating, and Reversing Chronic Disease: Robert Breakey, MD
8:30-9:30 am Feel the Burnout? Make the Connection!: Christina Lucas, DO
9:30-10:30 am Reducing Healthcare Costs: Ramona Wallace, DO
10:30-11:30 am Stress Management Health Risks of Chronic Stress: Susan Pontack, RN
(MOA HOD Res. 2017 A-Improved Physician Awareness of Nutrition and Lifestyle Science by David Brown, DO)
Moderator: Anthony Ognjan, DO, FACP
Scientific Research Exhibits
Michael Hagan, DO, MHSA, CQM
Moderator: Harold Friedman, DO
(Pre-register for lunch. For those not purchasing lunch, additional seating in back will be available and all are welcome to attend!)
Moderator: Lawrence Prokop, DO
2-3 pm CBD and Cannabinoids for Pain Management: An Emerging Frontier: Ryan Christensen, DO
3-4 pm Regenerative Medicine, Pros & Cons: Jeff Pierce, DO
4-5 pm Cancer Acupuncture: Lawrence Prokop, DO, FAAPM&R, FAOCPMR-D, FAOASM
5-6 pm Lifestyle Medicine and OMM: Mary Goldman, DO
Moderator: Kathleen Rollinger, DO
2-3 pm Calcium/Hypercalcemia: Michael Brennan, DO
3-4 pm Obesity Drugs for Primary Care: Michael Valitutto, DO
4-5 pm Diabetes & Technology in the Primary Care Setting: Eric Langer, DO
5-6 pm Thyroid Nodule: Lowell Schmeltz, MD
|Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification||8:00 am - 12:00 pm||EMC II, III|
Susan Maples, DDS, MSBA
Breakfast & CME
Sponsored by Delta Dental
Moderator: David Best, DO, MS, ABAM
Moderator: David Best, DO, MS, ABAM
730-8:30 am The Current Status of the Opioid Epidemic in 2019: David Neff, DO
8:30-9:30 am Effectively Managing Pain but Minimizing Risk Throughout the Progressive Phases of Opioid Use: David Best, DO, MS, ABAM
9:30-10:30 am When and How to Taper Opioids or Switch to MAT: William Morrone, DO, MS, FACOFP, DAAPM, ASAM
10:30-11:30 am Improving Opioid Practice Management and Risk Mitigation Skills Through Better Chart Documentation: David Neff, DO
Moderator: R Taylor Scott, DO & Zafar Shamoon, DO, FACOEP
7:30-9 am Lansing/Detroit Street Care & Case Presentations: R Taylor Scott, DO & Mary Jo Voelpel, DO, FACOI
9-9:30 am Muslim Patient: Zafar Shamoon, DO, FACOEP
9:30-10:30 am End of Life & Ethics in the In-Patient Setting: Karen Smith, LMSW, PhD, HEC-C
10:30-11:30 am Healthy Town/Mission Medicine: Paul Ehrmann, DO & Melanie Brim
8 am - 12 pm
Saturday, May 18
Morris Cotton, CPP, Deputy Director System Security, Beaumont Health
Moderator: Zafar Shamoon, DO, FACOEP
(Pre-register for lunch. For those not purchasing lunch, additional seating in back will be available and all are welcome to attend)
(Meets MOA Resolution 2018 B Submitted by Oakland County Osteopathic Medical Association)
Moderator: William Morrone, DO, MS, FACOFP, DAAPM, ASAM
2 pm Human Trafficking Update (meets MI LARA one time requirement)
Merkeb Yohannes, Sr. Program Director, MI Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence MCEDSV
Pain & Symptom Management (meets MI LARA 3 hour requirement)
3 pm Pain Management Strategies for the PCP: Joseph Masternick, DO, ABAM, ASAM
4 pm Heroin & the Fentanyl Crisis: William Morrone, DO, MS, FACOFP, DAAPM, ASAM
5 pm Q&A Panel Discussion: Dr. Masternick, Dr. Morrone, Dr. Neff, Dr. Best, M. Yohannes
(Meets 2018 MOA Safe Opioid Task Force Resolution)
Moderator: Chad Kovala, DO, FACOEP, FACEP
2-3 pm Radiology Update: Conor Zuk, DO
3-4 pm Recent Pap Guidelines & Work up of Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding: Linda Karadsheh, DO 4-5 pm Radiology Update: Eric Savin, DO
5 - 6 pm Anthony Ognjan, DO, FACP
Breakfast & CME
Jaime Hope, MD
Emergency Medicine, Beaumont Health System
Moderator: John Bodell, DO
Moderator: Greg Silberg, DO
8 am Petal to the Metal: Joseph Schramski, DO
9 am Skin Cancer Screening: Richard Shellenberger, DO, FACP
10 am Endovascular Treatment of Acute Stroke: Sandra Narayanan, MD, FAHA, FANA, FSVIN
11 am-12 pm Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct in the Medical Workplace: AJ Evans, Consultant Workforce Diversity, Workforce Solutions & Talent Acquisition
(MOA HOD Res. 2017 B Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct in the Medical Workplace)
(Florida relicensure requirements www.foma.org)
Moderator: Harold Friedman, DO
8 am Update on Preexposure Prophylaxis (PREP) in HIV: Peter Gulick, DO, FACP, FACOI
9 am Care of the LGBQ Patient: William Powers, DO
10 am Domestic Violence: Recognizing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence: Averett Robey, Prevention Education Program Coordinator, HAVEN-Oakland
11-11:30 am Florida Laws and Rules: Dan Schulte, JD, Kerr Russell Law
11:30 am-12 pm Ethics at the End of Life: Karen Smith, LMSW, PhD, HEC-C
Boxed lunch available for pick up at MOA Registration
Physician/Patient Protection Florida Series Part II
(courses meet most Florida relicensure requirements www.foma.org)
Moderator: Francis Komara, DO
12:15 Risk Management by Coverys: Ann Carter, HRM, CPHRM, CMPE
1:15-3:15 pm Prevention of Medical Errors: John Tower, DO, FACOI
3:15-4:15 pm Addressing ACES in Primary Care: Mark Sloane, DO
The Michigan Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Michigan Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 32-35 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.
Earn an additional 3 AOA Category 1-A credits by completing the online Outcomes Measurement Survey that will be emailed to attendees post-convention. If you prefer a mailed copy of the survey please contact MOA CME Department at (517) 347-1555 ext. 112
Thank you for attending the MOA 120th Annual Spring Scientific Convention in Southfield!
· Link to Express Evaluations: https://data.express-evaluations.com/eval/38060/web/
AOA Number: (Must be a six-digit number, if you have an older five-digit number, start with zero, e.g., 012345)
· Once your attendance has been verified, you may then print or save CME certificate for your records.
· MOA will submit final roster of attendance (sessions evaluated and attendance confirmation) to the AOA.
Outcomes Measurement Survey will be emailed to attendees June 4th and must be completed by June 17, 2019 to earn additional 3 credits.
Melissa Budd, CME Program Manager - email@example.com or 517-347-1555 x112 for CME questions.
Tri-County Breakfast Caucus
7:30 - 9 am • Room: Windover
MOA House of Delegates
9 am - 3 pm • Room: Algonquin Ballroom
Life Professionals Photo Session
11 am - 2 pm • Room: Portage Auditorium
MOA Past President's Meeting
4 - 7 pm • Room: Board of Directors (2nd Level)
McLaren Foundation Physician Alumni Reception
5:30 - 7:30 pm • Room: Algonquin Ballroom D
Basic Life Support
7 - 10 am • Room: EMC I, II
Scientific Research Poster Exhibits & Awards
7:30-1 pm • Room: TC's & Foyer
Scientific Research Oral Presentations
7:30 - 11:30 am • Room: Portage Auditorium
9:30 am -12 pm • Room: Charlevoix Ballroom & Windover
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
10 am - 5 pm • Room: EMC I, II
MSUCOM Student Track
12:15 - 2:30 pm • Room: EMC IV
49ers (by invitation only)
4 - 6 pm • Room: Windover
24Fifties (by invitation only)
4 - 6 pm Room: Board of RegentsMOA Women of Excellence Reception (all welcome)
4 - 6 pm • Room: Board of TrusteesMSUCOM Reception
5:30 - 7 pm • Room: Charlevoix
Osteopathic College Night Receptions
5:30 - 7 pm
A.T. Still University
Kansas City University
*Reception located offsite at 220 Merrill Restaurant, Birmingham*
Visit with Exhibitors
Time: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm • Room: Foyer
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
8 am - 12 pm • Room: EMC I, II
Physician Wellness Center OMM & Yoga
10 am - 4 pm Room: Board of Trustees & Board of Regents
AMOA Meeting & Installation Luncheon
Time: 9 am - 3:30 pm • Room: Nicolet
Board of Trustees Meeting
Time: 3 - 5 pm Room: TC's
Reminder: The current AOA CME cycle ends 12/31/2021
Michigan osteopathic physicians are required to complete 150 hours of continuing medical education in courses or programs approved by the board of which not less than 60 hours of the required 150 hours must be earned in osteopathic related courses or programs designated as either Category 1 (accredited) or Category 3 (residency) programs.
Every osteopathic physician who is renewing his/her license should retain records documenting the completion of continuing education. Those documents should be retained for a period of 4 years from the date of application.
The continuing education requirements apply to every physician renewing a Michigan osteopathic license who held the license for the 3-year period immediately preceding the date the license expires. The requirements apply whether or not the physician is actively engaged in the practice of osteopathic.
No one, including retired physicians, medical school faculty and resident physicians, is exempt from this requirement.
PLEASE CHECK YOUR MICHIGAN LICENSE FOR EXPIRATION DATE SINCE IT MAY DIFFER FROM AOA THREE YEAR CYCLE.
For your Michigan licensure requirements, visit the Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery or contact them directly at 517-335-0918
CME Program Registration Cancellation and Refund Policy
Registrants for a Michigan Osteopathic Association continuing medical education program must submit requests for refunds in writing to the Association’s office. Requests for refunds must be postmarked at least two weeks prior to the program and will entitle registrant to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Refund requests postmarked less than two weeks prior to the program will not qualify for a refund of the registration fees. Program brochures/registration forms and MOA web site shall include this information.
The Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) makes every effort to present high caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. Courses of the MOA are offered as information only and not as financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Attendees must consult with their own professional advisors for such advice. In addition, each participant must decide the merit and practicality of the material presented. The ideas and comments expressed during the courses are not necessarily endorsed by or are those of the MOA. The MOA warns attendees about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practices.
The MOA shall accept comment and criticism regarding its CME programs. It shall address and resolve grievances regarding its CME activities. A criticism or concern reported anonymously on CME evaluation forms shall not be deemed a grievance; however, such complaints will be reported to the CME speakers and will be presented to the MOA Education Committee for discussion, validation or resolution as appropriate and reported to the MOA Board of Trustees in the MOA Education Committee Board report. A CME complaint or concern provided in writing or presented verbally by an identified individual registrant of an MOA CME program to an MOA CME official shall be deemed a grievance and shall be forwarded to the MOA Education Committee for resolution; CME speakers involved shall be notified of the concern. The resolution shall be reported to the MOA Board in the MOA Education Committee Board report and followed by a letter to the aggrieved acknowledging the grievance and providing the actions taken to resolve the grievance. If the MOA Education Committee is unable to resolve the issue, it shall be forwarded to the Board of Trustees for final disposition. Where possible and necessary the appropriate changes will be made and recorded in accordance with the MOA policy.
To verify expiration dates for a Michigan osteopathic physician license/registration, please visit the Bureau of Health Care Services. Link>
American Osteopathic Association CME FAQ Page. Link>
2019-2021 CME Guide (PDF download) Link>
Florida CME Requirements: Link>
CE Broker Website: Link>
The purpose of the MOA SRE competition is to stimulate research by osteopathic medical students, residents and fellows who are MOA members. MOA medical student (enrolled in a COCA-accredited school) and resident/fellow members are invited to submit abstracts to be considered for:
1) POSTER (MOA to provide display board and T pins for hanging poster, average poster size is 4x6)
and, if desired,
2) ORAL Presentation-MOA Spring Only! (must develop a PowerPoint presentation. MOA to provide set up including LCD projector, laptop, audio, mic, screen and podium. AV tech available onsite). These individuals are eligible to submit posters for cash award prizes.
| Thursday, 4 - 6 pm
Scientific Research Exhibits Poster set-up
| Friday, 7:30-1 pm
Scientific Research Poster Exhibits, Judging & Awards
| Friday, 7:30-11:30 am
Scientific Research Competition - Oral Presentations (4 CME)
Moderator: Anthony Ognjan, DO, FACP
Room: Portage Auditorium
The Michigan Osteopathic Association hosts a Scientific Research Exhibit (SRE) twice yearly. These competitions provide osteopathic medical students, residents, fellows and attending level physicians an opportunity to present their medical and scientific research to our profession. The SRE event demonstrates the very best of what osteopathic medicine is and reaffirms the profession’s commitment to the advancement of science in osteopathic medicine.
For more information on rules, awards and FAQs, visit: www.domoa.org/sre
Sponsors for the 120th Annual Spring Scientific Convention include:
Michigan Health and Hospital Association
This year, our exhibitor hall will be at capacity with compelling products and services.
Exhibitors: Visit www.domoa.org/sponsor-and-exhibit for more information.
Link: Exhibitor Prosectus (PDF)
Prize drawing cards available at any exhibitor table and each exhibitor you visit can give you a sticker.
Visit 5 tables to receive 5 stickers to be eligible to enter for any prize.
|Booth Number||Vendor Name|
|1||Pure Healthy Back|
|2||BCBSM - Special Markets|
|3||Health Care Partners of Michigan (HCPM)|
|6||Advocates to the Michigan Osteopathic Association (AMOA)|
|7||BioMed Specialty Pharmacy|
|10||Allure Medical Spa|
|11||Medicaid EHR Incentive Program|
|17||Med-Share Mobile Diagnostic Services|
|18||Med-Share Mobile Diagnostic Imaging|
|21||The Core Institute|
|22||Gilead Sciences - HCV|
|27||Institute for Global Health, Michigan State University|
|31||Michigan Health Council|