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September 2016
Free

The Breadth and Depth of Standardized Patients in the Teaching and Assessment of Clinical Skills

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50322United States
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 Open to DMU faculty and staff only. There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.For more information, click here.Over the past five decades Standardized Patient methodology has evolved from its roots in teaching and assessing proficiency in communicating with patients. Standardized Patients (SPS) now perform a variety of roles in medical and non-medical education from undergraduate learning to licensure examinations to continuing education. In this presentation, we will use a non-traditional definition of Standardized Patients (SPs): “individuals…

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$150

Fundamental Manual Physical Therapy Interventions

September 30 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 3:00 pm
Des Moines University, Academic Center, 2nd floor,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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 For more information and to register, click here. Manual physical therapy is an important dimension of physical therapy practice. This laboratory-based course will focus on the fundamentals of manual physical therapy that are applicable in various physical therapy practice settings. A foundational set of manual physical therapy interventions and manual therapy clinical reasoning that is informed by recent evidence will be taught. Instruction on interventions for the spine and extremities will be provided including joint and soft tissue mobilization, manipulation, mobilization…

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October 2016
Free

DMU Grand Rounds

October 6 @ 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. 

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Free

New Tools and Paradigms for Assessing Professionalism in the Health Sciences

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50322United States
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 Open to DMU faculty and staff only. There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.For more information, click here.Professionalism is a critical component of both undergraduate and graduate medical education. Continual assessment of professionalism is necessary for mastery of this competency and to help learners understand and ultimately develop skills to avoid professionalism lapses. Individual behavior and attitudes are often affected by the overall work and learning environments and role modeling by attending physicians and peer pressure…

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$475

Therapeutic Neuroscience Education I: Teaching People About Pain

October 22 @ 8:00 am - October 23 @ 4:00 pm
Des Moines University, Academic Center, 2nd floor,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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 For more information or to register, click here. This 15 hour, 2 day class is designed to update attendees on the latest evidence and clinical application of therapeutic neuroscience education for patients in pain. Current best evidence has shown that neuroscience educational strategies utilizing neurobiology and neurophysiology are able to reduce pain, increase function, reduce fear and catastrophization, improve movement and change cognitions and brain activation during pain experiences. Therapeutic neuroscience education changes patient beliefs regarding their pain, thus reducing the…

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$25 - $65

21st Annual Iowa Physiological Society Meeting

October 29 @ 8:40 am - 5:30 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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For additional information including the agenda, speakers, and cost, please visit https://cme.dmu.edu/IPS2016. Target Audience Scientists, physician scientists, educators, undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows. You do not need to be a member of the Iowa Physiological Society to attend. Objectives Exchange the latest progresses in the field of physiological research and education. Exchange best approaches to meet the current challenges in physiological education at different environments. Discuss challenges to doing research at different environments in the current climate of funding…

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November 2016
Free

DMU Grand Rounds

November 3 @ 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.

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$650

Pelvic Floor Level 1

November 4 @ 7:30 am - November 6 @ 3:00 pm
Des Moines University, Academic Center, 2nd floor,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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 For more information and to register, click here. The Pelvic Health Level 1 course is a 3-day live event focusing on the basic skills necessary to treat patients with pelvic health dysfunction with primary emphasis on under active pelvic floor muscle conditions. The focus of the labs will be on external and internal vaginal examination. The student-to-teacher ratio will be 8:1 to ensure adequate supervision during the labs. Lectures will cover anatomy of the pelvic girdle,physiology of micturition,dysfunctions of the lower…

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$475

The Lumbar Spine: A Manual Therapy and Pain Science Approach

November 12 @ 8:00 am - November 13 @ 4:00 pm
Des Moines University, Academic Center, 2nd floor,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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 For more information and to register, click here. This 15 hour, 2 day course looks at the latest, best evidence for treating LBP both medically and therapeutically. This course focuses on the physical dysfunction of the Lumbar Spine and its physical evaluation and treatment. The course is designed to provide the clinician with the skills to diagnose common lumbar spine pathologies, recognize subjective and objective signs and symptoms of common lumbar spine pathologies, determine the necessary precautions and contraindications and design…

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December 2016
Free

DMU Research Symposium

December 1
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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 For more information, please click here. Classes are not scheduled so all students and faculty can attend and participate. Lunch and afternoon refreshments will be served.The Research Symposium aims to recognize the research efforts of those at Des Moines University and in the surrounding medical and scientific community by providing a forum for the collaboration of ideas, the production of new hypotheses, and to demonstrate to the attendees the critical role that research plays in the advancement of health care.All students…

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Free

DMU Grand Rounds

December 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.

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