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Femoral Nerve Blocks (IPTA)

Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 AM
Des Moines University, Lecture Hall 2, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map


7 p.m. Femoral Nerve Blocks
Julie Ronnebaum, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA

  1. Become familiar with the evolution of peripheral nerve blocks.
  2. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of femoral nerve blocks
  3. Identify up-to-date information on the use of femoral nerve block.
  4. Recognize future implications.
8 p.m. IPTA District Business Meeting
9 p.m. Adjourn


Julie Ronnebaum, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA

Dr. Ronnebaum is an assistant professor at Des Moines University and teaches the Cardiopulmonary unit for all doctor of physical therapy students. In addition, her practice at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines focuses on acute care with emphasis in cardiopulmonary and intensive care patient populations. Dr. Ronnebaum’s research interests are in acute care physical therapy as well as cardiopulmonary responses to exercise. She is a graduate of The University of Iowa Physical Therapy program and received her Geriatric Certification Specialist from APTA.

Continuing education credit

Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to present continuing medical education programs for health care professionals. Des Moines University designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 1-A CME credits.

The Iowa Board of Examiners for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology and Audiology, and Recreational Therapy does not pre-approve continuing education; this course meets the State of Iowa criteria for continuing education in these professions.


April DS Newton, PT, DPT