OSPA Fall CME Presentations - October 23 - 26, 2014
    As the presentations will not be printed and distributed onsite, please download the applicable presentations in advance of the meeting, or bring your laptop, tablet, etc., and access the files online while at Salishan. The presentations are available in 2 PDF formats - Large - one slide per page or Notes - 3 slides per page with room for notes. Download and utilize whichever format you prefer. The presentations will be noted as to their download date so you are able to determine which ones are new.

    IMPORTANT - All of the files have been tested and are working - some however can only be opened with Adobe Reader (a standard system on most computers). If you are having trouble opening a particular file - make certain Adobe is being used, and the file should open fine.

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    ICD 10 Pearls and Pitfalls -
    Connie Eckenrodt, RHIT, CHC, CHCA

    ICD 10 Pearls and Pitfalls - Smallest File
    ICD 10 Pearls and Pitfalls - Largest File
    ICD Workshop - Handout 1 - Added 10/23/14

    Evidence Based Medicine: The Top Studies of the Last Year -
    Annjannete Sommers, PA-C
    Evidence Based Medicine: The Top Studies of the Last Year - Smallest File
    Evidence Based Medicine: The Top Studies of the Last Year - Largest File

    Life Balance / Wellness for Providers -
    Rosa Park, PHR
    Life Balance / Wellness for Providers - Smallest File
    Life Balance / Wellness for Providers - Largest File

    OSPA’s Successes in Salem – What it Means for Oregon’s PAs - Lunch Meeting

    AfroCentric Approaches to Health Care – Part 1 and 2 -
    Danette Haynes, LCSW
    AfroCentric Approaches to Health Care – Part 1 - Largest File


    Friday, October 24, 2014

    Primary Care Track

    Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Update -
    Gennady Nosovitsky, PA-C
    Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Update - Smallest File
    Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Update - Largest File - Added 10/20/14

    Dermatology in Skin of Color -
    Joe Monroe, PA-C   
    Dermatology in Skin of Color - Smallest File
    Dermatology in Skin of Color - Largest File

    Dealing with the Difficult Dermatology Patient -
    Joe Monroe, PA-C
    Dealing with the Difficult Dermatology Patient - Smallest File
    Dealing with the Difficult Dermatology Patient - Largest File

    PAs Abroad: One PA-C’s Experience in Australia -
    Nanette Laufik, PA-C
    PAs Abroad: One PA-C’s Experience in Australia - Smallest File
    PAs Abroad: One PA-C’s Experience in Australia - Largest File

    Students’ Case Studies and Networking - Lunch Meeting
    Rachel Painter - Largest File - Added 10/24/14
    Grace Sevilla - Largest File - Added 10/24/14
    Lori Farmer - Largest File
    - Added 10/24/14
    Vulvodynia -
    Catherine Leclair, MD
    Vulvodynia - Smallest File
    Vulvodynia - Largest File

    PA Role in Pain -
    Andy Mendenhall, MD
    PA Role in Pain - Smallest File
    PA Role in Pain - Largest File

    Specialty Care Track

    Approach to Patients With Syncope -
    Leslie Brooks, PA-C
    Approach to Patients With Syncope - Smallest File
    Approach to Patients With Syncope - Largest File


    COPD – Inpatient Management -
    Hataya Poonyagariyagorn, MD
    COPD – Inpatient Management - Smallest File
    COPD – Inpatient Management - Largest File

    Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections -
    Franchot van Slot, MD/Ph.D.
    Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections - Smallest File
    Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections - Largest File

    How to Promote Practice Change on a Community Level Concerning the Use of Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Pain -
    Jim Shames, MD
    How to Promote Practice Change on a Community Level Concerning the Use of Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Pain - Smallest File
    How to Promote Practice Change on a Community Level Concerning the Use of Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Pain - Largest File


    Dental Emergencies -
    Dan Haghighi, DDSD
    Dental Emergencies - Smallest File
    Dental Emergencies - Largest File
    - Added 10/20/14

    Treating Pain and Depression -
    Joseph Arpaia, MD
    Treating Pain and Depression - Smallest File
    Treating Pain and Depression - Largest File

    Saturday, October 25, 2014

    Primary Care Track


    Ebola and the Medical Practitioner -
    Elizabeth Crawford, PA-C
    Ebola Presentation - Smallest File
    Ebola Presentation - Largest File - Updated 10/28/14
    Handout # 1
    Handout # 2
    Handout #3
    Handout #4 - Added 10/21/14 (Large File)

    Bariatric Surgery: PCP Primer - Brinton Clark, MD
    Bariatric Surgery: PCP Primer - Smallest File
    Bariatric Surgery: PCP Primer - Largest File - Added 10/16/14

    Diagnostic Treatment of Low Back Pain-Focus on Function -
    Nels Carlson, MD
    Diagnostic Treatment of Low Back Pain-Focus on Function - Smallest File
    Diagnostic Treatment of Low Back Pain-Focus on Function - Largest File - Added 10/20/14

    Central Sensitization and Why it Matters in Assessment and Treatment of Chronic Pain -
    David Tauben, MD
    Central Sensitization and Why it Matters in Assessment and Treatment of Chronic Pain - Smallest File
    Central Sensitization and Why it Matters in Assessment and Treatment of Chronic Pain - Largest File

    Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) from Simple to Complex -
    Adrianne Irwin, PharmD
    Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) from Simple to Complex - Smallest File
    Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) from Simple to Complex - Largest File

    Annual Business Lunch Meeting and Elections – Sharing the Value of the OSPA
    Keynote Address - Reimbursement/Policy Issues -
    Michael Powe – PA-C - AAPA
    Keynote Address - Reimbursement/Policy Issues - Smallest File
    Keynote Address - Reimbursement/Policy Issues - Largest File - Added 10/21/14


    Prevention of Diabetes and Obesity for Better Health: Small Changes = Big Results -
    Maureen Mays, MD
    Prevention of Diabetes and Obesity for Better Health: Small Changes = Big Results - Smallest File - Added 10/21/14


    Specialty Track
    Novel Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin -
    Maureen Mays, MD
    Novel Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin  - Smallest File - Added 10/25/14

    Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI): Prevalence, Frequency and Impacts on Society -
    Scott Sherry, PA-C
    Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI): Prevalence, Frequency and Impacts on Society - Smallest File
    Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI): Prevalence, Frequency and Impacts on Society - Largest File
    - Added 10/25/14 - LARGE FILE

    Proving Your Worth to Your Practice or the Healthcare System -
    Michael Powe, PA-C – AAPA
    Proving Your Worth to Your Practice or the Healthcare System - Smallest File
    Proving Your Worth to Your Practice or the Healthcare System - Largest File

    Treatment of Clostridium Difficile: Is Metronidazole Good Enough for Your Mother? -
    Dan Rackham, PharmD
    Treatment of Clostridium Difficile: Is Metronidazole Good Enough for Your Mother? - Smallest File
    Treatment of Clostridium Difficile: Is Metronidazole Good Enough for Your Mother? - Largest File

    Blood Products/Transfusions for the Inpatient -
    Scott Sherry, PA-C
    Blood Products/Transfusions for the Inpatient - Smallest File
    Blood Products/Transfusions for the Inpatient - Largest File
    - Added 10/25/14 - LARGE FILE


    Advance Suturing Workshop - Elizabeth Crawford, PA-C
    Advance Suturing Workshop - Smallest File
    Advance Suturing Workshop - Largest File
    - Added 10/28/14

    Sunday, October 26, 2014

    Telemedicine Stroke Programs -
    Karen Briggs, RN
    Telemedicine Stroke Programs - Smallest File
    Telemedicine Stroke Programs - Largest File
    - Added 10/16/14
    American Tele
    medicine Association - What is Covered
    - Added 10/26/14
    Document #1 - Added 11/2/14
    Document #2 - Added 11/2/14


    Trauma Informed Care - Maggie Bennington-Davis, MD, MMM
    Trauma Informed Care - Smallest File
    Trauma Informed Care - Largest File

    What if Something Goes Wrong During Healthcare? Moving Forward After Patient Injury -
    Melissa Parkerton, MA
    What if Something Goes Wrong During Healthcare? Moving Forward After Patient Injury - Smallest File
    What if Something Goes Wrong During Healthcare? Moving Forward After Patient Injury - Largest File
    EDR Provider Worksheet
    EDR Provider Blank Worksheet

    Common Skin Infections -
    Sam Hopkins, MD
    Common Skin Infections - Smallest File
    Common Skin Infections - Largest File


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