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July 2014
$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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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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Free

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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$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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August 2014
$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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Free

Family Weekend

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

White Coat Ceremony

August 9 @ 10:00 am
Civic Center,
221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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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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Dinner, CME credit, and DMU swag will be provided! Topics Include: Teaching/precepting at the bedside Providing effective feedback How to deal with the difficult student How to be an all-star preceptor Contact Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education 515-271-1596 cme@dmu.edu Questions Regarding the Agenda Thomas Green, DO, MPH, FACOEP, FACEP Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University 515-271-1557 thomas.green@dmu.edu Register

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September 2014
$25 per person ($35 day of race), $15 Youth 12 and under, $20 per person on corporate team (10+)

Run DMU 5K run/walk

September 5 @ 6:00 pm
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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The Alumni Association is hosting the University’s seventh-annual 5K on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a 6 p.m. shotgun start. The route is below and features a 1.5-mile sprint down Grand Ave towards downtown where runners are met with a water station before the 1.6-mile hill back up Grand. It’s a challenging but exhilarating race and features beautiful views of historic homes and downtown buildings and sculpture park. Run DMU is teaming with The Open Road Chip Timing to offer runners a sport…

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Free

Improving Test Performance with Dr. Pelley

September 8
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC),
3300 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Sponsored by the Center for Academic Success and Enrichment. Call 515-271-1516 or email case@dmu.edu for more information. John Pelley, Ph.D. Professor Department of Medical Education Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine Author, Rapid Review Biochemistry and Elsevier’s Integrated Review Biochemistry Teaching to Transform the Brain Monday, September 8, 2014 2:30-3:30 p.m. SEC Auditorium Audience: For faculty. Students are welcome to attend. Developing Your Brain for Test Performance Monday, September 8, 2014 5-6 p.m. SEC Auditorium Audience: For students. Faculty are welcome to attend.…

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Resident Education Day

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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. Agenda 8 am Registration and Breakfast 8:30 am OMM 12 pm Lunch 12:30 pm Breakout Sessions 3:30 pm Adjourn Speaker Blane Harding,…

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Free

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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Agenda 7 p.m. Continuing Education Session 8 p.m. IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 p.m. Adjourn Continuing education credit Physicians:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME® Essential Areas and Elements and Iowa Medical Society (IMS) policies. Des Moines University is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Des Moines University designates this live education activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent…

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