Regional Integrated Panel CE Seminars
Half or full day seminars with varied topics and locations, designed to expand awareness of AMSUS while also providing continuing education and networking opportunities. Integrated (DoD, VA, PHS, Academia) panels will provide a broader perspective of topics and encourage open dialogue during Q&A sessions. Discounted member registration rate. Seminars are open to all: member, non-member, civilian, industry, anyone interested!
Seminars may include up to nine professional CE/CME accreditation’s as well as a general participation certificate: ACCME (2 categories), ANCC, ACPE (2 categories), APA, AANP, ACHE & ADA-CERP.
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Great opportunity to meet and talk to thought leaders and others involved in this topic.
AMSUS Life Member
Excellent seminar. Timely and applicable topic and the experts from DoD and VA. Well done!
George E. Jones, Jr. PharmD, MS
National Account Manager – Federal, Genentech
Colonel (retired), US Air Force
… the speakers were excellent and you put on an outstanding symposium. Thanks again,
Associate Director National Accounts, Federal Markets
Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
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June 7, 2019 – University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Zero Preventable Deaths: Synthesizing Cutting-Edge Trends and Technologies in Military and Civilian Trauma Care
In collaboration with UNC, Womack Army Medical Center, and other academic and federal agencies – this full day AMSUS program will create a forum to save lives in the community and battlefield through the synthesis of industry, academia, and military medicine. Seminar Objectives: Explore emerging trends and technologies in civilian and military medicine for the management of trauma patients; establish a forum where military and civilian experts in trauma care can exchange ideas and explore collaboration; Provide examples of how military medicine has influenced civilian casualty care.
June 13-14, 2019 – The University of Texas at San Antonio UTSA
AMSUS in collaboration with DoD, VA, UTSA, UT Health & USAISR – this integrated panel seminar is planning to be part of the fifth annual SAMHS and Universities Research Forum (SURF)
For more information and registration: http://research.utsa.edu/surf/
DoD/VA Pain Management: Strategies and Collaboration in the Midst of the National Epidemic of Opioid Overuse, Misuse and Diversion
In the midst of a CDC-declared epidemic of opioid overuse and misuse, the DoD and VA have been developing and implementing comprehensive pain management strategies since the early 2000’s. This panel will provide an overview of the ongoing evolution of pain measurement, treatments and education that has been spearheaded across the DoD and VA health systems. The presentations will include overviews of the DoD and VA strategies, collaborations, and outcomes. Many of the DoD and VA initiatives have been recognized as best practices that are being utilized in civilian medicine.
This seminar is intended to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, psychologists, healthcare executives, and other healthcare professionals who support U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, military veterans, National Guardsmen, and their dependents.
- COL Kevin Galloway, USA (ret), Deputy Director, Strategic Communications and Policy, Defense & Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management (DVCIPM)
- Friedhelm Sandbrink, MD, Acting National Program Director for Pain Management, Specialty Care Services, VACO Director Pain Management, Dept. of Neurology, Washington DC VAMC
Location: VHA National Conference Center 2011 Crystal Drive, Crystal City, Virginia 22202
Date: Thursday February 14, 2019
Time: 8am-12 Noon
Sponsored in part by Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.
January 23, 2018 Non-pharmacologic Treatment of Pain
May 4, 2018 Pain Management and Opioid Safety in the MHS
September 28, 2018 MHS Presents Successful Interaction With the Stepped Care Model
LTC Joseph R. Yancey, DHA J-3 – Army-Baylor Administrative Resident
MAJ Nicole Brown, DPT, SP, USA Chief of the Physical Therapy Amputee Service, Deputy Chief of Physical Therapy Services WRNMC, Physical Therapy Consultant to the White House
Jennifer Bell, MD Associate Director, Primary Care Behavioral Health, Defense Centers of Excellence for PH & TBI
LTG Eric Schoomaker, MC, USA (ret), DoD representative to NCCIH (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)
COL Richard C. Niemtzow, USAF, MC (ret), MD, PhD, MPH, FS Director, US Air Force Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Center, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
COL Chester (Trip) Buckenmaier III, MC, USA (ret), MD Associate Professor & Director, Defense & Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management (DVCIPM)
MAJ Laura Tilley, MC, USA, ER Physician at Fort Belvoir
LTC Sharon L. Rosser, DScPA, PA-C Army Comprehensive Pain Management Program Manager
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