The Primary Care Doctor's Scourge: Low Back Pain
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- Correlate patient history and physical findings to the care plan, examination, and subsequent actions.
- Identify and outline various medical opportunities that advance and improve clinical excellence of care.
- Present and exchange ideas from a multidisciplinary approach to patients, diagnoses, treatment and overall plan of care.
- Improve patient care provided by providers and staff through encouraging best practices.
- Project common understanding among a broad range of specialties which enhance a positive group culture.
Donald Matz, PhD
Chair and Professor, Anatomy and Professor, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University
Shane McClinton, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS
Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy Clinic and Assistant Professor, Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy, Des Moines University
Bret Ripley, DO, FACOFP, FPLI
Chairperson, Family Medicine; Clinician, Family Medicine Clinic; Assistant Professor, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University
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Continuing Education Credit
- 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 enduring materials activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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- 0.50 AOA Category 1B
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 0.75 CE Contact Hours