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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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Jumpstart School Physicals

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
East High School,
815 East 13th St., Des Moines, IA 50316 United States
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When: Saturday, July 26, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: East High School,  815 E. 13th St. Free physicals and screenings are available to all Polk County K-12 students. Volunteers needed: Licensed clinicians, interpreters and dentists are still needed: Licensed Medical Providers (as of 7/26/14) sign up here Interpreters (Spanish and other languages) sign up here Dental health professionals sign up here Jumpstart services provided: Physicals Immunizations Dental screenings Lead tests Mental health screenings Health and dental insurance application After…

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Free

Discover DMU

July 25 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Join us on campus for an interactive exploration of Des Moines University’s graduate programs. Prospective students and applicants, advisors and family/friends are encouraged to attend. RSVP today!

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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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620-720

Section on Women’s Health – Pelvic Floor Level 1

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 13 @ 5:00 pm
Des Moines University, Academic Center, 2nd floor,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Description This 3-day course provides physical therapists with practical knowledge and skill in the treatment of female urinary incontinence, with an introduction to the treatment of pelvic pain. Instruction in pelvic floor muscle anatomy, function, physiology, and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction will provide the clinician with skills for immediate clinical application and build the base for future courses. This course is the first prerequisite in the series of three pelvic floor courses designed to give the practicing clinician a comprehensive…

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June 2014
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Write Winning Grant Proposals Workshop

June 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Hosted by the Office of Research. Presented by Grant Writers Seminars & Workshops, LLC. Register today!   Introduction   Get on target: Improve your grant writing aims session   Questions about what grant reviewers are looking for? Check out the video below! Target Audience Des Moines University faculty and staff. Agenda 8 am Registration and Breakfast 8:30 am General Grant Writing Concepts Introduction to the program The concept of a grant/funding agency missions Funding trends and success rates Development of ideas…

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Free

Annual Induction Ceremony for the Gold Humanism Honor Society

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., MMM, CPE, FACOEP, Dean and the faculty of the College of Osteopathic Medicine cordially invite you to attend the Annual Induction Ceremony for the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Des Moines UniversityOlsen Center3200 Grand Avenue,Des Moines, Iowa 50312 6 p.m. Reception7 p.m. Dinner8 p.m. Program RSVP

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Jasper Winery alumni event

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jasper Winery,
2400 George Flagg Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50321 United States
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The Alumni Association will be hosting an alumni reception on Wednesday, June 4, 6-7:30 p.m., at Jasper Winery for Iowa alumni. Iowa local appetizers and drinks will be provided.   DMU is also offering a 1-hour CME for Physicians and Nurses prior to the event on Child/Adult Abuse and Maltreatment: Information for the Healthcare Providers from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Jasper Winery in the Barrel Room (see below for more details). RSVP Please call the Alumni Relations office at 515-271-1463 if you…

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Child/Adult Abuse and Maltreatment: Information for the Healthcare Provider

June 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Jasper Winery,
2400 George Flagg Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50321 United States
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This educational activity is in conjunction with an reception hosted by the DMU Alumni Association.  The presentation satisfies one hour of the Iowa Board of Medicine’s training for identifying and reporting abuse.  RSVP online! There is no cost to attend.  Target Audience DMU alumni Objectives Describe types of abuse and neglect Describe abused children and dependent adults Describe characteristics of abusers Identify findings that indicate abuse Outline care of the abused patient Know when and how to report Purpose This educational activity…

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May 2014
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Clinical Resources for Caregiver Depression

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Des Moines University, Munroe 102,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Lunch & Learn is sponsored by Project LAUNCH   Register to attend online! You do not need to register if attending at Des Moines University (DMU). Bring your own lunch if attending at DMU.   Join Dr. Robin Kopelman, as she discusses the impact of caregiver depression on young children’s mental health. Information will be shared on identifying depression, prevalence, barriers to detection and treatment, importance of screening and assessment, options for treatment and available community resources. Opportunity for Q&A…

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