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Section on Women’s Health – Pelvic Floor Level 1

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 […]

— Vanessa Ross

Write Winning Grant Proposals Workshop

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 […]

— Vanessa Ross

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

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 […]

— Vanessa Ross

Clinical Resources for Caregiver Depression

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 […]

— Vanessa Ross

Transforming Behavior and Culture at Work: Selecting and Educating the Right Health Care Professionals

Target Audience Physicians, non-physician providers, nurses, administrators, risk managers, patient safety officers, and other health care professional staff. Description This is the first in a series of special webinars aimed at health care professionals that explores how to improve health care workplace culture by increasing healthy behaviors and eliminating harmful behaviors. This webinar will focus […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

Attend onsite at Des Moines University or online! If you are attending ONLINE, please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7509180989301472769 If you are attending at DES MOINES UNIVERSITY, please register below. Agenda 7 p.m. Spasticity Management and the Use of Botulinum Toxin Amy J. Lynch, D.O., The Iowa Clinic Review normal nerve and muscle physiology Examine the causes, pathophysiology, […]

— Vanessa Ross

Friday Research Seminar Series

Training Walking Skill: A Task Oriented Motor Learning Approach PLEASE JOIN US for our final Friday Research Seminar of the Semester!! We will have sandwiches, beverages, and a sweet treat for all those who attend. Please come join us to enjoy refreshments and learn about one of our new faculty members, and what she brings […]

— Vanessa Ross

Managing the Adolescent Athlete

Today’s children are involved in an increasing number of activities at a younger and younger age. With increased participation comes increased injury risk. The combination of greater activity, early growth, and structural asymmetry has increased the severity of issues we are seeing in younger athletes. Issues will be discussed that can be prevented with critical assessment […]

— Vanessa Ross

Treating Patients with Mental Illness

  Treating Patients with Mental Illness: Pearls of Wisdom from the Physician, Family and Patient’s Perspective Tuesday, May 6Munroe 10212 – 1 p.m.Lunch will be available for the first 25 people.  The program will relate information to assist future practitioners in the holistic integrated treatment of persons with mental illness and their families. Speakers Teresa Bomhoff, NAMI President […]

— Vanessa Ross

Friday Research Seminar Series: Simulation for Health Care Administration Students in the Standardized Performance Assessment Laboratory

This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Science in Health Care Administration program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Simulation for Health Care Administration Students in the Standardized Performance Assessment Laboratory Purpose Health care providers must understand medical-legal issues. Their research explores how students learn by incorporating medical-legal issues (e.g., […]

— Vanessa Ross

DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Upper Extremity Trauma

Attend onsite at Des Moines University or online! If you are attending online, please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/299370984685440001. You do not need to register if attending at Des Moines University. Target audience DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community. Objectives Identify elements of an effective trauma  system Hear and identify components of a pre-hospital oral […]

— Vanessa Ross

Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium

Register today! Click here to view the pictures from the 2014 Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium. Topics Difficult Wounds First Ray Painful Heel Pediatric Foot Sport Injuries Trauma Target audience Foot and ankle surgeons, podiatric residents and students and physical therapists in the Midwest region.  Purpose The Symposium will cover a broad spectrum of foot and ankle […]

— Vanessa Ross

Friday Research Seminar Series

  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the biochemistry and nutrition department. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Disclosure Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or […]

— Vanessa Ross

Student Conduct in the Online Environment

  Today’s learning environment continues to evolve into more and more online class opportunities and distance learning programs. Students in these classes are expected to conduct themselves as responsible members of the campus community, but do they know exactly what is expected of them?  As these classes become more abundant and accessible, your institution needs to […]

— Vanessa Ross

LGBT Health and Wellness Conference

Mission: We are committed to improving the overall health among LGBT Iowans through education, public awareness, and resources. Description: The coalition meets monthly to discuss issues related to the health and well-being of LGBT Iowans. General Information: If you are interested in donating time or resources, if you’d like to join the coalition, or if […]

— Vanessa Ross

DSM Chapter Medical Assistant CE Meeting

Agenda 6 p.m. Registration and Dinner 6:30 p.m. From the Heart of a Mommy with Hope: Healing After Loss Teske Drake, Ph.D. 8:30 p.m. Business Meeting and New Officer Installation  Speaker Teske Drake, Ph.D. Inspired by her own experience through the loss of her newborn daughter in 2006, Teske Drake (Ph.D., Iowa State University) co-founded […]

— Vanessa Ross

Friday Research Seminar Series

  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the physiology and pharmacology department. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Deciphering a GABAergic Circuit in Adaptive Control of Feeding Behavior and Energy Metabolism Objectives 1.  Provide knowledge of the neural mechanism of appetite and body weight control. 2.  Help deliver an understanding of the neural […]

— Vanessa Ross

DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: It’s Not Just Swelling Anymore

It’s Not Just Swelling Anymore Attend onsite at Des Moines University or online! If you are attending online, please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5855580372325923841. You do not need to register if attending at Des Moines University. Target audience DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community. Objectives Discuss the effects of compression therapy on venous insufficiency. Understand […]

— Vanessa Ross

Friday Research Seminar Series

  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Science in Public Health program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Disclosure Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender […]

— Vanessa Ross