Why SIM is Dangerous: When a Medical Student Develops Chest Pain

Des Moines, IA US
November 2, 2017


There is no cost to attend.

Two attendance options:

  • Des Moines University - No registration necessary.
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Target Audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.


  • Distinguish the important elements of a history and physical in a patient presenting with chest pain.
  • Recognize EKG changes in patients with an atypical presentation of chest pain.
  • Identify the embryology and anatomy of the heart as it pertains to chest pain symptoms.
  • Refer patients for “cardio” physical therapy if indicated.


Thomas Benzoni, DO, EM, AOBEM, FACEP
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Des Moines University

Sarah Clayton, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology, Des Moines University

Donald Matz, PhD
Chair and Professor, Anatomy, Des Moines University

Noreen O'Shea, DO, FAAFP
Assistant Professor, Behavioral Medicine, Medical Humanities and Bioethics, Des Moines University

Julie Ronnebaum, PT, DPT, PhD
Curriculum Coordinator and Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Des Moines University

Sean Van Aken, DPM'19
Podiatry Student, Des Moines University

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
    • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 1.00 IBON
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    11/02/2017 - 7:00am CDT
    Event ends: 
    11/02/2017 - 8:00am CDT
    Des Moines University
    3200 Grand Avenue
    Student Education Center Auditorium
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    United States
    +1 (515) 271-1596

    Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines’ most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.


    Continuing Education Credit

    • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
    • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
    • Other healthcare providers: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

    Educational Grants

    No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
    • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 1.00 IBON


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