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IaPMR Fall Conference

Friday, October 18 at 12:00 PM
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map


To continue our discussion of pain management, we will be discussing acupuncture and prolotherapy as alternatives or integrative approaches to manage pain without narcotics.


12 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Acupuncture

Jackie Stoken, D.O. and Farid Manshadi, M.D.

2 p.m. Prolotherapy

Jackie Stoken,  D.O. and Michael Jackson, M.D.

3 p.m. Business meeting to include officer elections
4 p.m. Adjourn


  1. Discuss the basic concepts of acupuncture and how it can be used to manage pain.
  2. Recognize and treat patients that may benefit from acupuncture.
  3. Discuss the basic concepts of prolotherapy and how it can be used to manage pain.
  4. Recognize and treat patients that may benefit from prolotherapy.
  5. Use appropriate coding and billing methods for acupuncture and prolotherapy.

Target audience

This conference is open to osteopathic and allopathic physicians.


Free to IaPMR members. $30 for non-IaPMR members.

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Continuing Medical Education

D.O.: Des Moines University and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 2.0 hours of AOA Category 1-A CME credits.

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M.D.: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACC ME® 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 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial support

Educational grants are not being accepted for this activity.


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