DMU-COM Curriculum Exploration

Des Moines, IA US
February 29, 2016

This course is open to DMU faculty only.  Registration is not necessary. 

Presentations and discussion will focus on both existing and new course initiatives (required, elective) as well as exploration of existing student pathways through the DO program. By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Better understand the opportunities available to students for progressing through the DMU-COM curriculum
  • Engage in more meaningful and manageable course planning and assessment with faculty colleagues
  • Critically advise students in areas of curricular planning and decision making
  • Identify benefits and challenges to designing competency-based learning experiences and assessments 
  • Recognize the relevance of a “milestones” framework for defining educational outcomes 
  • Access a toolkit of DMU-COM curricular resource documents to support course planning and delivery 


Canby, Craig-54765

Craig Canby, PhD
Associate Dean Academic Curriculum and Medical Programs, Academic Affairs, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University
Professor, Anatomy, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program, Des Moines University


Thompson, Kara-54847

Kara Thompson, DO, MA
Assistant Dean, COM Clinical Affairs, Des Moines University


Leslie Wimsatt, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Assessment, Quality and Development, Academic Affairs, Des Moines University


Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this activity for 1.0 hour of Category 1-A CME credit(s).
  • 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.false 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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/29/2016 - 2:00pm CST
Event ends: 
02/29/2016 - 3:00pm CST
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Ryan 181
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

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


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