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DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Pain in the Neck

Thursday, November 6 at 7:00 AM
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map

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Target audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.


  • žRecognize the patient presentation consistent with a Muscle Tension Headache
  • žUnderstand a reasonable medical workup for new or worsening headaches
  • žDescribe the general anatomy of the posterior neck, superficial to deep, as it relates to the clinical presentation
  • žIdentify components of physical therapy examination for patients with Muscle Tension Headaches
  • Discuss physical therapy intervention for patients with Muscle Tension Headaches


Bret Ripley, DO

Shannon Petersen, PT, DScPT, OCS, FAAOMPT,COMT

Donald Matz, PhD

Continuing education credit

MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME® Essential Areas and Elements and Iowa Medical Society (IMS) policies. Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AIMS LogoMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DO: Des Moines University and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this activity for a
maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s).

Nurse: Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.2 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.

Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. 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 attend DMU sponsored activities. If you have questions/concerns, please contact the DMU CME office at 515-271-1596 or cme@dmu.edu .