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    • 04/07/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 04/10/2022
    • 12:15 PM
    • KCU-COM and KCMO Downtown Marriott Hotel

    This year, the annual KAOM convention will be undergoing an exciting rebrand as the MO-KAN Osteopathic Conference: Bridging Medical Education in collaboration with the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons (MAOPS). The conference boasts many firsts including the first time we are collaborating with another state on our annual convention and the first time we hold it on a COM campus. The event will take place in Kansas City on the campus of Kansas City University on April 7-10, 2022. The conference offers 27 AOA Category 1-A and 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and has been developed for a LIVE audience. The conference will include An Osteopathic Celebration on Saturday night featuring desserts, drinks and dueling pianos.

    The Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine is pleased to announce:  
    MO-KAN Osteopathic Conference & KAOM Annual Meeting

    All presentations on agenda are subject to change    

    Thursday, April 7, 2022

    OMM Workshops Basic/Advanced

    8:00-10:00am OMM Boot Camp (Low Experience) OR Advanced Diagnosis Treatment Variations (High Experience) - Kelley Joy, DO & George Chou, DO OR Kevin Treffer, DO & Ken Zaremski, DO

    910:00-10:15am BREAK

    10:15-10:45am Billing/Coding for OMT - Ken Zaremski, DO

    10:45-11:30am Technique/Management Selection - Jared Nichols, DO 

    11:30am-12:00pm Localization of Technique - Ken Zaremski, DO

    12:00-1:00pm LUNCH

    1:00-2:00pm Regional Approach: Neck/Head - Jared Nichols, DO

    2:00-3:00pm Regional Approach: Thoracic/Chest - Kelley Joy, DO

    3:00-3:15pm BREAK

    3:15-4:15pm Regional Approach: Lumbar/Pelvic/Sacrum - George Chou, DO

    4:15-5:30pm Open Forum-Technique Session - Ken Zaremski, DO & George Chou, DO & Kevin Treffer, DO & Jared Nichols, DO & Kelley Joy, DO

    Friday, April 8, 2022                                                                                              


    8:45-10:30am Metabolic Syndrome - Kim Pfotenhauer, DO & Rob Goldsteen, DO

    10:30-10:45am BREAK

    10:45am-12:00pm Adolescent Mental Health (Simulation: Diane Karius, PhD) - Nathan Prichard, DO

    12:00-1:30pm LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE SPEAKER - A.T. Still Museum Curator Jason Haxton, MA, DO (h.c.)

    1:30-2:45pm Chronic Kidney Disease (Simulation: Diane Karius, PhD) - Scott Solcher, DO

    2:45-3:45pm Diversity & Inclusion - Reid Gambell, OMS IV

    3:45-4:00pm BREAK

    4:00-5:15pm Cardiac Dysrhythmias (Simulation: Diane Karius, PhD) - George Pierson, MD

    Saturday, April 9, 2022

    7:00-8:00am BREAKFAST

    8:00-10:00am When to Refer: Practical Pearls for Primary Care - Katie Murray, DO & Kevin Hubbard, DO HMDC, MACOI & Matt Daggett, DO & Matthew Bechtold, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE, FASPEN

    10:00-10:15am BREAK

    10:15-11:15am Adolescent Pro Vaccine vs Anti-Vax - Stanley Grogg, DO & Katrina Lin, DO

    11:15am-12:00pm COVID-19 Long Haulers - Joseph Giaimo, DO 

    12:00-1:30pm JOINT LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Kevin Klauer, DO, JD

    1:30-3:30pm Adolescent Gynecology & Human Sex Trafficking - Anne-Marie Priebe, DO

    3:30-3:45pm BREAK

    3:45-5:00pm Opioids & MAT - Roopa Sethi, MD


    Sunday, April 10, 2022

    7:00-8:00am BREAKFAST

    8:00-9:00am Pediatric Cancers - Nathan Hall, DO, MBA, MS

    9:00-10:00am Medical Marijuana - Nauman Ashraf, MD

    10:00-10:15am BREAK

    10:15-11:15am Advice from Trusted Advisors - David Auer, CPA & Attorney Drew Canning

    11:15-12:15pm Direct Primary Care vs Insurance-Based Practice - Luke Van Kirk, DO & Stephanie Suber, DO

    You can register online and pay online or pay by check. Once you register, an invoice will be generated and sent to your email address.  If paying by check send to:

    Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine / 1260 SW Topeka Blvd / Topeka, KS 66612

    A limited block of sleeping rooms have been reserved at the Downtown KC Marriott Hotel, 200 W Broadway St., Kansas City MO 64105. To assure you don't snooze and lose please make your hotel reservation before March 17, 2022. Make reservations online or by calling 1-888-236-2427.

    Accreditation Statements/Disclosures/Grievance Policy:

    This program is co-sponsored by the Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine (KAOM) and the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS). Each is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

    This program has been designated for a maximum of twenty-seven (27) AOA Category 1-A credits by the co-sponsors who have authorized the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons to report CME and specialty credits to the AOA commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

    MAOPS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    MAOPS designates this conference for a maximum of twenty-seven (27) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Planning Disclosure: The MO-KAN Osteopathic Planning Committee, consisting of representatives from MAOPS and KAOM, has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of these presentations.

    AOA Grievance Policy: All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to the MAOPS Executive Director, who will forward said grievance to the MO-KAN Osteopathic Convention Planning Committee that is made up of officials/members from MAOPS, KAOM, and KCU.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

Phone - 785-234-5563
Fax - 785-234-5564

1260 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66612

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