Total Credits: 2.5 AOA Category 1-A
Statement of Need and Learning Objectives:
OMT for Systemic Disorders and Physiological Functions -
1. Viscerosomatic Interactions: A Basis for Impact of OMT on Physiology and the Nervous System
2. Cardiovascular Disorders and Functions: Research
3. Demonstration of Related OMT Procedures
Since the inception of the osteopathic medical profession, osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) has been used for virtually every condition encountered by human beings. While the medical profession at large now accepts OMT as indicated for musculoskeletal disorders, there is now ample research and practice demonstrating the efficacy of OMT in Cardiovascular Disorders.
This 2.5 hour presentation also presents the neuroanatomic basis for how OMT affects physiologic functions, and meets of needs of interested physicians who want to increase their knowledge in this area of medical practice
1. By the completion of the course, the participant will be able to describe the research substantiating the application of evidence-based OMT for Cardiovascular conditions and physiological functions. Handouts of relevant published articles will be provided
2. By completion of the course, the participant will be able assess the applicability of OMT procedures in these areas for their particular practice and integrate them in the care of their patients.
3. By the completion of the course, the participant will have opportunity to view live demonstration of the relevant OMT procedures and ask questions about them.
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, TX. DO, 1983 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 1971 Trinity University, San Antonio, TX. MS in Psychology, 1967 Duke University, Durham, NC. BA in Psychology, 1965. Dr. King is a Fellow of and Past-President of the American Academy of Osteopathy. He certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He has served on the faculties of several colleges of osteopathic medicine and most recently was Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency Director at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, and serves as Director of Program Services for Osteopathy's Promise to Children. He is well qualified to present the research on prenatal OMT as he has co-authored three different peer reviewed research articles on this topic. Memberships and Proficiencies: AOA, AAO, OCA. Additionally he holds the Osteopathic Cranial Fellowship.
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