Total Credits: 3.75 including 3.75 AOA Category 1-A
This course will address osteopathic clinicians’, as well as other practicing clinicians’, need to improve knowledge, competence and/or performance for the treatment of complex patient problems using the principles of osteopathic medicine, with a focus on the holistic approach to the patient and facilitation of self-healing and self-regulation. Specific attention is given to the more advanced understanding and application of the techniques of Osteopathic Cranial Manipulative Medicine (OCMM) to the treatment of somatic dysfunctions of the primary and secondary respiratory systems..
Effective treatment varies for patients with complex presentations. This on-demand webcast will offer participants the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the primary and secondary respiratory systems, how somatic dysfunction can adversely affect their optimum physiologic function, and how OCMM can be used to help restore the patient’s health to its most optimum level. This course will meet the needs of interested physicians who want to increase their knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the primary and secondary respiratory systems. They will also how to apply the osteopathic concepts of body unity, self-healing and self-regulation to the assessment and treatment of somatic dysfunctions that affect the primary and secondary respiratory mechanisms, including assessment of existing and emerging therapies, and the development of customized treatment plans for their patients.
|Handout - Infant study (1.5 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Handout - Palpation (194.6 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Handout - Core Link (102.5 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Handout - King PPT: Challenge of Research (7.4 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Handout: Primary & Secondary Respiration (1.3 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Brochure (7 MB)||Download|
Dr. Hruby is a graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. He is board certified in Family Medicine/OMT by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board on Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Hruby completed a traditional internship at Osteopathic Hospital of Maine, Portland, ME and was in private practice for sixteen years. He is retired as a Professor and Chair of the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at COMP, he continues consulting with the school’s Department of NMM/OMM on teaching, research, curriculum analysis and development, new faculty mentorships and Predoctoral OMM Fellows. He is involved with WUHS’s Interprofessional Education program, and lectures part-time in the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, among others. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy. He holds a Certificate of Proficiency in Osteopathy in the Cranial Field from the Osteopathic Cranial Academy. His memberships include: AOA, AAO. ACOFP, OCA, OPSC.
Dr. R. Mitchell Hiserote, DO, is a graduate of Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pomona, CA. He is board certified in Neuromusculoskeletal/ Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine from the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromuscular Medicine. He completed his post-graduate training at the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, CA. Dr. Hiserote is currently in private practice in Sebastopol, CA and is an Associate Professor and past-Chairman of the Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Department, Vallejo, CA. He is a Midwestern University's Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Costin Scholar. Memberships include: AOA, AAO, AAPO, and OCA. He holds a Certificate of Proficiency in Osteopathy in the Cranial Field from the Osteopathic Cranial Academy.
Dr. King is a graduate of Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, TX . He is board certified in Family Medicine/OMT from the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and certified with Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine from the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. He is a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine. His postdoctoral training was at Dallas Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX. His internship was at the VA Hospital & Univ. of Kentucky Medical School, Lexington, KY. His Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology is from Trinity University, San Antonio, TX. Dr. King is currently a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. He also has a private practice at Osteopathic Center San Diego. He is a Fellow of and Past-President of the American Academy of Osteopathy. He is a Fellow of the Osteopathic Cranial Academy. His memberships include: AOA, AAO, OCA.
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