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Family Medicine Spring Review
Saturday, April 13, 2013 - Evans Hall – Room 327A/B - 4170 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA
Michael A. Becker, DO’87, MS, FACOFP - Program Chairman

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7:45 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Diagnosis and Management Strategies for Childhood Obesity
Peter F. Bidey, DO’08, Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, Philadelphia
College of Osteopathic Medicine
8:45 a.m. Hey, wait! Let’s talk about your Health Maintenance. A Review of Current USPSTF Guidelines 
Pamela Q. Taffera, DO, MBA, Lead Academic Hospitalist and Assistant Program Director, Saint Joseph Medical Center, Family Practice Residency Program, Reading, PA 
9:30 a.m. Provider Use of Electronic Communications              
William Schmidt, MBA, Senior Engineer, TechWise Group 
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Osteopathic Evaluation of the Shoulder  
Darren C. McAuley, DO, AOBNMM, CAQSM, Assistant Professor, Department of
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
11:15 a.m. Enhancing Treatment Adherence and Behavior Change:
Motivational Interviewing and the Patient-Centered 10-minute Consult
Scott Glassman, MS.Ed., M.S., Behavioral Health Consultant at Roxborough Healthcare
Center, Family Medicine Department and Center for Brief Therapy, Philadelphia
College of Osteopathic Medicine
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Panel Discussion/Adjourn

The Family Medicine Spring Review CME program is targeted to the needs of the osteopathic primary care physician. The topics presented will cover current primary care issues.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and manage Childhood Obesity in the primary care setting.
  • Discuss how Motivational Interviewing spirit and method can be adapted for brief exam
    room consultations. 
  • Understand the shoulder biomechanics and how they relate to somatic dysfunction.
  • Understand the working knowledge of OMT in the shoulder to include MFR, LVHA and BLT.
  • Update information and understanding of the issues and new information in the HIPAA and
    security with regards to electronic communications.
  • Utilize in practice, the most up to date screening guidelines based on patient age, demographics,
    and risk factors.
  • Understand the recommendation grading system utilized by the USPSTF for current guidelines,
    in order to perform appropriate routine health maintenance screening and counsel patients on such.

Physicians: "The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for five AOA Category 1-A CME credits. Approval is currently pending". Sign-in and full day attendance of program is required for credit. All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by PCOM are expected to disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

On-campus parking is available in our garage, please enter on Stout Road. All-day parking is $5.00. Please note: the automated gate takes quarters or one, five, ten, and twenty dollar bills. The garage is now equipped to receive credit card payments (Visa, Master Card and Discover) at the two exit gates. Additionally, receipts are now available for those paying by cash or credit card.  Enter Evans Hall through the front entrance across from the parking garage.

Physicians $140.00, Physician Assistants and other Health Care Professionals, $95.00. Registration fees for Saturday and Sunday programs are not refundable, nor can they be credited to future programs.

Call PCOM Rowland Hall Security Desk at (215) 871-6351 ask the guard to transfer your call to ext.5350 which is the phone in Evans Hall.

Last Updated: 12/15/14