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August 2016
Free

DMU Stroke Camp

August 22 @ 8:45 am - August 26 @ 1:15 pm
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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  Stroke Camp is an elective course offered to the Doctor of Physical Therapy students at Des Moines University.  During the camp, individuals post-CVA receive intensive physical therapy treatment delivered by the DPT students under the supervision of faculty and clinician volunteers. For more information and to register, click here.

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$75

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 2016
Des Moines University, Wellness Center,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Reduce pain and stiffness from arthritis through a series of gentle, pain-free movements. Improve balance, strength, flexibility, stamina and, most importantly, your quality of life. Taught by Dr. Kathy Mercuris and Michael Walsh, certified Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention instructors. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4 p.m. Register Online

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Core Strength with Pilates

August 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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We are thrilled to bring back Pilates for our patients and the community!  Learn to engage and retrain your deepest core muscles for improved posture, reduced pain and better mobility.  Taught by Kari Smith, A doctor of physical therapy and Stott Pilates certified instructor, you can be assured that these exercises are a safe and effective way to get in shape! Some people with more pain or more widespread pain may be asked to undergo a physical therapy evaluation prior…

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Free

Ending Human Trafficking: A Discussion with Senator Chuck Grassley

August 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Ending Human Trafficking

A guide for medical professionals, first responders, and the public.Hosted by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Senator Grassley helped lead the effort to enact legislation to establish strong anti-trafficking measures that target predators who traffic innocent young people. During the forum, experts will discuss the new law and help educate first responders, medical professionals, and the public on how to recognize and respond to sex trafficking of juveniles in the Midwest.Moderator: Yasmin Vafa, Rights4Girls Panelists:Stephen O’Meara, Human Trafficking Coordinator for Nebraska…

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“American Heart” Documentary Screening

August 29 @ 5:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC),
3300 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Presented in partnership with the Des Moines Refugee Health Alliance & Iowa Department of Public Health  FREE Screening & Panel Discussion with the filmmaker Seven years in the making, this award-winning documentary takes viewers on an intimate journey into the lives of three refugees who now call America home. At the center of it all is a remarkable health clinic tucked away in St. Paul, Minnesota, which serves as a crossroads for these embattled refugees and their devoted doctors. Panelists: …

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$10

Active Older Adult Exercise

August 30 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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Weekly on the same day
Des Moines University Clinic, 9th Floor,
3200 Grand Ave.
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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An exercise class specially designed for older adults, focused on improving balance, strength and flexibility. Taught by Des Moines University Physical Therapy clinicians Tuesdays, 9:45–10:30 a.m. $10 per class or 5 classes for $45 Des Moines University Clinic – 9th floor, 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines Call 271-1717 for more information. Some participants may require a physical therapy evaluation prior to the first class. More Details and Registration

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$75

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

August 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 2016
Des Moines University, Wellness Center,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Reduce pain and stiffness from arthritis through a series of gentle, pain-free movements. Improve balance, strength, flexibility, stamina and, most importantly, your quality of life. Taught by Dr. Kathy Mercuris and Michael Walsh, certified Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention instructors. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4 p.m. Register Online

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September 2016
Free

DMU Grand Rounds: Role of Targeted Therapies in the Management of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia – From Clinical Data to Individualized Care

September 1 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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 Two attendance options. CME/CEU credit will be available. For more information, click here.Des Moines University - No registration necessary.Online - click here.Target AudienceDMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.PurposeThis case-based live activity will cover the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).ObjectivesReview disease-risk stratification and the use of a prognostic nomogram for estimating time to treatment.Examine the first-line management of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) to maximize adherence while minimizing associated adverse events.Discuss the current treatment options…

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$75

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

September 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 10, 2016
Des Moines University, Wellness Center,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Reduce pain and stiffness from arthritis through a series of gentle, pain-free movements. Improve balance, strength, flexibility, stamina and, most importantly, your quality of life. Taught by Dr. Kathy Mercuris and Michael Walsh, certified Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention instructors. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4 p.m. Register Online

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Core Strength with Pilates

September 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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We are thrilled to bring back Pilates for our patients and the community!  Learn to engage and retrain your deepest core muscles for improved posture, reduced pain and better mobility.  Taught by Kari Smith, A doctor of physical therapy and Stott Pilates certified instructor, you can be assured that these exercises are a safe and effective way to get in shape! Some people with more pain or more widespread pain may be asked to undergo a physical therapy evaluation prior…

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$10

Active Older Adult Exercise

September 6 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day
Des Moines University Clinic, 9th Floor,
3200 Grand Ave.
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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An exercise class specially designed for older adults, focused on improving balance, strength and flexibility. Taught by Des Moines University Physical Therapy clinicians Tuesdays, 9:45–10:30 a.m. $10 per class or 5 classes for $45 Des Moines University Clinic – 9th floor, 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines Call 271-1717 for more information. Some participants may require a physical therapy evaluation prior to the first class. More Details and Registration

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Free

Hospital Day

September 7
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Des Moines University’s mission is to educate a diverse group of highly competent and passionate health professionals. DMU’s Hospital Day is your opportunity to meet these future osteopathic physicians and recruit them to your medical education program. More than 400 DMU students will be seeking information about clerkships, internships and residencies.  We hope you’ll join us. Vendor Registration Schedule Tuesday, September 6 Time Event 4-7 p.m. Reception and early setup Wednesday, September 7 Time Event 7 - 8 a.m. Arrival,…

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