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August 2014
Free

Global Health Learning Collaborative

August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Various Thursdays
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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Sponsored by the Department of Global Health and Masters of Public Health Program.  Munroe Building, Room 101 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more information on the Global Health Learning Collaborative please contact Dr. Yogesh Shah (515) 271-1425 – yogesh.shah@dmu.edu Date Topic 8/28/14 Sustainability:  Finding Balance in Culture, Environment and Economics Student Educators 9/4/14 Government Regulation:  Infrastructure/Gifting:  Counterfeit Medications/Vaccinations Student Educators – Munroe Bldg., Room 102 9/18/14 Climate Change and Human Health Mayor Frank Cownie & Dr. J.D. Polk 9/25/14 Politics & Policy:  The…

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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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DMU Day at the Iowa State Fair

August 10
Iowa State Fair Grounds,
3000 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317 United States
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DMU Day at the Fair promises to be amazingly amusing! Our booth along the Grand Concourse will feature fantastic freebies — sunglasses, suncreen, sticky brains and cell phone wallets. Stick around and snap some photos with our super fun x-ray props and visit DMU students for OMM treatments. DMU students will also perform health screenings at the Farm Bureau tent. While you’re on the Fairgrounds, be sure to wave to the Mobile Clinic along the west entrance, which will serve…

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White Coat Ceremony

August 9 @ 10:00 am
Civic Center,
221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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Family Weekend

August 8 - 9
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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$575

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
$0

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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$0

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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