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April 2014
$25-125

Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium

April 25 @ 12:30 pm - April 26 @ 5:15 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Register today! 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 surgery topics.  Each topic will thoroughly review the literature, demonstrate new techniques, and discuss risk, benefits and complications of various foot and ankle procedures. Objectives Describe advanced restorative techniques of foot and ankle surgery. Evaluate the efficacy of procedures…

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May 2014
Free

DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Upper Extremity Trauma

May 1 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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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 patient report with transfer of care Review upper extremity anatomy Speakers Roberta Baldus D.H.Ed., PA-C Assistant Professor, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Donald…

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Free

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

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  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., informed consent) into scenarios in the human simulation lab. Learning objectives are explicit written statements or anticipated outcomes derived by the participant in a…

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$100-185

Managing the Adolescent Athlete

May 10 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Waukee High School Auditorium,
555 SE University Avenue, Waukee, IA 50263 United States
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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 through biomechanical analysis, patient/parent education, and proper training. Register online! Target Audience Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists/PTA, athletic trainers, certified strength and conditioning specialists,…

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Free

Friday Research Seminar Series

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Doctor of Physical Therapy 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 identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to…

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Free

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

May 20 @ 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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Attend onsite at Des Moines University or online! 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, and evaluation of spasticity Discuss the treatment approaches to spasticity, specifically botulinum toxin 8 p.m. IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 p.m. Adjourn Speaker Amy J. Lynch, D.O. The Iowa Clinic Specialties: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal Medicine, Electrodiagnostics, Therapeutic Botox Injections for…

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July 2014
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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$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.            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 completing the basic education and credentialing program are eligible to register for…

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$0

Mentored Student Research Program

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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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 Agenda 9:30 a.m. Registration and poster presentationsLocation: Olsen Medical Education Center 10 a.m. Welcome Jeffrey Gray, Ph.D.Vice president for Research,…

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August 2014
$550

CFS: CoreFirst™ Strategies for Back Education and Training

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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Prerequisites None Required course preparation Online videos are part of this course. Prior to the classroom portion of this course, all students must complete a review of the videos and articles on the course preparation page. Click here for the articles and information. Required equipment Please bring a Swiss ball and a 36″ x 6″ foam roll to the course on Saturday and Sunday to ensure full participation in exercise sessions. The size of the Swiss ball should allow you…

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September 2014
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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October 2014

Iowa Psychiatric Society Meeting

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Additional information to come! Questions Karen Loihl, IPS 515-633-0341 iowapsych@qwestoffice.net 

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