This year’s OMED gets off to an early start with a number of CME sessions scheduled between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., prior to the start of the OMED’s Opening Session at 4:15 p.m. Friday in Exhibit Hall C of the convention center.
Be sure to check out some of these sessions listed in the Daily Schedule inside OMED Daily News. Additional details about the program objectives and speakers are available in the AOA Mobile App. If you have not done so, download the app today or visit the Tech Bar for assistance.
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine joins forces with the Association of Military Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons (AMOPS) in Room 5, on the second floor of the convention center. Featured will be sessions on trauma recovery, pain, traumatic brain injury, opioid use and disorders.
Covering a wide variety of topics from noon to 4 p.m. the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians will be meeting in Hall A on the ground level of the convention center to discuss the impact of food and diet, obesity and hip and knee replacements.
The American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists will team up with the AOA’s Physician Services Department to offer practice management sessions on such topics as coding and documentation, quality, MACRA, clinical regulations in the post acute setting and Medicare reviews and payments. Sessions will take place from noon to 4:05 p.m., in Room 6DE on the second floor of the convention center.
The American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians will offer sessions from perinatal infections and ZIKA to neonatal brain injury and resuscitation. ACOP will end the day with a session on the benefits of breast milk. Session is scheduled starting at noon in Room 6CF on the second floor of the convention center.
Co-sponsored by The American Osteopathic Association, Osteopathy’s Promise to Children will present a CME session focusing on OMT in systemic disorders and physiological functions. From 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., on Friday, Hollis H. King, DO, PhD, FAAO, will present a comprehensive look at “OMT in Systemic Disorders and Physiological Functions: GI, GU, Nervous System, and Headache.” The session will take place in Room 2, second floor of the convention center.