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September 2014
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Pre-Matriculation Programs

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 181,
3200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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IAMSE Fall Web Seminar Series –  Times are Changing: Evolution and Revolution in Medical Education This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). The sessions will explore a variety of exciting innovations in medical education that include the impact of the changes in the interviewing process (Multiple Mini-Interviews, Holistic Review) on curricular modifications in medical schools, a review of best-practices for pre-matriculation programs to enhance student success in medical school, a pro and con presentation on the impact…

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Friday Research Seminar Series: Grapes, Red Wine and Prostate Cancer

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  Join the Des Moines University research community for a series of presentations highlighting the research that is being done on campus and in the local area. This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Microbiology and Immunology department. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Grapes, Red Wine and Prostate Cancer Speaker Yujiang Fang, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Des Moines University Yujiang Fang joined the DMU department of microbiology…

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Changes to Medical School Admissions: The Holistic Review

September 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 181,
3200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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IAMSE Fall Web Seminar Series –  Times are Changing: Evolution and Revolution in Medical Education This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). The sessions will explore a variety of exciting innovations in medical education that include the impact of the changes in the interviewing process (Multiple Mini-Interviews, Holistic Review) on curricular modifications in medical schools, a review of best-practices for pre-matriculation programs to enhance student success in medical school, a pro and con presentation on the impact…

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IPTA Southwest District Meeting

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Des Moines University, Lecture Hall 2,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Attend online! Attend at DMU! Agenda 7 pm Vestibular Examination and Treatment Angela Bahr, DPT  Describe functional implications of vestibular anatomy. Indicate correct Dix-Hallpike tests and signs/symptoms that may indicate benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Identify patients with dizziness what would benefit from a full vestibular evaluation by a specialist. 8 pm IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 pm Adjourn Speaker Angela Bahr, DPT Certifies in Vestibular Rehabilitation, UnityPoint-Des Moines University of Iowa – Exercise Science Washington University in STL – DPT Register Attend…

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Free

Resident Education Day

September 8 - 9
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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        A highlight of the HEARTland Network OPTI is Resident Education Day. This is a concentrated educational session focusing on OMM skills, Simulation Laboratory experiences and professional development presentations.  It is offered to the residents of affiliated programs as a benefit of membership.  Resident Education Day occurs twice a year at Des Moines University, in the Spring and Fall. Register Online Agenda Monday, September 8 6 pm Networking Welcome Reception and Dinner Location: MEC Tower All are…

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DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Head Injury Rehabilitation

September 4 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  Attend online! You do not need to register if attending at Des Moines University. Target audience DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community. Objectives Describe various types of traumatic brain injury and common physical, cognitive and behavior deficits. Review current epidemiological information and be able to outline the most common causes of traumatic brain injury. Describe the patient’s continuum of care after traumatic brain injury from emergency services to home re-entry. Identify factors that contribute to the…

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August 2014
Free

Don’t Call It A Faculty Development Workshop

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Agenda 6 pm Dinner 6:30 pm Introduction and Icebreaker 7 pm How to be an All-Star Preceptor Joshua J. Tessier, DO 7:30 pm How to Deal with the Difficult Student Thomas Green, DO, MPH, FACOEP, FACEP 8 pm How to Give Effective Feedback Michael Metts, DO, FAAP, FACOP 8:30 pm How to Teach at the Bedside Thomas Green, DO, MPH, FACOEP, FACEP 9 pm Adjourn Facilitators Thomas Green, DO, MPH, FACOEP, FACEP Associate Dean – COM Clinical Affairs, Des Moines University Michael Metts, DO, FAAP, FACOP Chair…

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CFS: CoreFirst Strategies for Optimum Function

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm
Des Moines University, Academic Center, 2nd floor,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Attendance Audience: PT, PTA, OT. OTAs may attend with a supervising PT or OT. Each student is expected to complete required reading and video reviews prior to the classroom instruction and attend all hours of classroom instruction to receive a certificate of completion. Any exceptions to this policy must be pre-approved in writing by the Directors. Prerequisites None Required Course Preparation Prior to the classroom portion of this course, all students must complete required course preparation.  The preparation for CFS…

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July 2014
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Managing Psychoactive Medications for Dementia Residents

July 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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   This educational activity is a collaboration between Des Moines University and WelseyLife. Attend online! Attend at DMU! Target Audience Wesley Life medical, nursing, and executive directors and DMU faculty, clinic staff, and students. Purpose The purpose of this educational session is to educate the attendees on use of psychoactive medications for nursing home and assisted living residents with dementia.  By sharing the research on the effect of psychoactive medications on this population, we hope to clearly communicate the dangers…

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$150

Long Term Care Medical Directors and Pharmacists Conference and Retreat: The Role of the Medical Director and Pharmacist in Today’s Long Term Care

July 25 - 27
ArrowWood Resort,
1405 Highway 71 North, Okoboji, IA United States
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  This activity is hosted by the Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA).  Agenda July 25, 2014 – Friday 6 pm                   Welcome Reception 7:30 pm          Evening Open July 26, 2014 – Saturday 7:30 am          Breakfast 8 am                  AHCA, NCAL, HHQI Quality Initiative 8:30 am          State of Quality in Iowa SNF’s and NFs 9:00 am…

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Mentored Student Research Program

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Contents Agenda Oral Presentations Poster Presentations Abstract IRB/IACUC Approval FAQs Registration Contact Research is vital and at DMU students are vital to research. Contributions from students are vital in helping move campus research forward. The Mentored Student Research Program is an excellent opportunity for students to highlight their research findings. We’re excited to offer both oral and poster presentations and all summer research students are invited to participate. Students may present on any topic or experience related to research. Register Submit Abstract Please note these important dates:…

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$150-300

APTA Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Program

July 14 - 15
Des Moines University, Munroe Building,
3200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Contents Target Audience Course Description Objectives Workshop Schedule Presenters Pre-Course Assignments Registration Continuing Education Credit Contact Presented by the Iowa Clinical Education Consortium.              Register today! Registration will close on Wednesday, June 18 at midnight.  Target Audience Basic:  Physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, certified occupational therapist assistants, speech language pathologists, recreational therapists, and other health care professionals. Advanced:  Physical therapists who are APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructors and who have supervised at least one student since…

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