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How to Perform OMM Without Making Yourself a Patient


Total Credits: 1.0 including 1.0 AOA Category 1-A, 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1

Duration:
00:59


Description

How to Perform OMM Without Making Yourself a Patient

Anthony Will, DO & Michelle Mifflin, DO

  • Utilize OMM techniques that can be done without changing patient position
  • Share alternative ways to position patients to prevent your own injury
  • Justify conditions that are appropriate for quick OMM
  • Illustrate common mistakes that can cause discomfort to the patient and injury to the doctor
  • Demonstrate common OMM techniques that can be performed in the supine or reclined position
  • Apply learned OMM techniques and strategy to patient care in the upcoming week and thereafter

Faculty and Planning Committee Disclosures
The following faculty and/or planning committee members have indicated that they may have a relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company that could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.

Faculty
Dr.Anthony Will, DO & Michelle Mifflin, DO do not have any disclosures. 

Planning Committee
Dr. David Leff is on the Speakers’ Bureau for Abbvie, AlfaSigma, Allergan, Gilead, Salix

All the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

All other faculty and planning committee members have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Accreditation
The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Handouts

Faculty

Anthony M. Will, DO's Profile

Anthony M. Will, DO Related seminars and products

Village Medical


Dr. Anthony Will is an osteopathic physician that is board certified in both Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Community and Family Medicine and teaches at both Midwestern University: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He has served in various leadership roles including Department Chairman of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University and Vice Chairman of the Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles and Practice for the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. He is currently active in patient care and teaching at the bedside at Village Medical in Glendale, AZ.

Dr. Will completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh and completed both his medical school and residency training at Midwestern University.

Dr. Will has no disclosures.


Michelle D. Mifflin, DO's Profile

Michelle D. Mifflin, DO Related seminars and products

Assistant Clinical Professor in Family Medicine and Director and Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty Advisor for Health OUtreach through Medicine and Education (H.O.M.E.)

Midwestern University - AZCOM


Michelle D. Mifflin, DO is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in Family Medicine at Midwestern University. Concurrently, she serves as the Director and Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty Advisor for Health Outreach through Medicine and Education (H.O.M.E.), assisting students in providing free medical care to homeless shelters in the Phoenix area. She also acts as the Faculty Advisor for the Midwestern University Integrative Medicine Club.

Dr. Mifflin has been working as a family practice physician in the Phoenix area since 2004. She is board-certified in family medicine through the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and specializes in working with patients with complex chronic health problems, with an emphasis on preventative care, including lifestyle and nutrition.

Dr. Mifflin earned her DO from Oklahoma State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2001, and she completed her family medicine residency through the Midwestern University Graduate Medical Education Consortium at Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital in Tempe, Arizona.

Dr. Mifflin has been a volunteer physician for numerous community and sports events in the Phoenix area. She also participates as a non-medical volunteer for other organizations in the Valley of the Sun. She is active in the Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and the Arizona Society of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

In her free time, Dr. Mifflin enjoys multiple vigorous outdoor activities and travel with her husband, step-daughter and their two dogs. Dr. Mifflin participated in sprint triathlons during her residency training. She and her husband designed and built their home in 2006, acting as General Contractor and general labor for the entire project. Michelle has been practicing yoga consistently since 2010, as a means of exercise, mental focus, spiritual grounding and relaxation.

Dr. Mifflin has no disclosures.

 

 


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