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AROC Program & Handouts

The AROC 2014 educational program is anticipated to be approved for 32 hours of AOA 1-A CME credit plus 3 credits anticipated for particpating in an online outcomes survey. In addition, there will be numerous opportunities to reconnect with colleagues, meet new ones and learn about the valuable services and products offered by our supporters in the AROC Exhibit Hall. All five (5) hours of the Florida (F) state re-licensure requirements will be offered in a one-day format Saturday and all twelve (12) hours of Pennsylvania (P) patient safety/risk management credits will be offered.

*designates that this session is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
p designates Pennsylvania Risk Management/Patient Safety
F designates Florida relicensure requirements

 Wednesday, April 2nd

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

*p Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Med Mal Claims Analysis: Where Do You Focus Your Risk Management Resources? (pdf handout)
Thomas Snyder, Vice President for Healthcare Risk Services, Princeton Insurance
Eligible for Princeton Insurance/Medical Protective risk management premium credits. See complete details.

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Exhibit Hall

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Keynote General Session
Albert Talone, DO, FACOPFP, Moderator
Sunset Road Medical Associates

Todd Schachter, DO
2014–2015 President, NJAOPS

Keynote Address
John F. Crowley
President and CEO of Amicus Therapeutics
Mr. Crowley’s true-life story inspired the file Extraordinary Measures: Don’t Hope for a Miracle. Make One.

12:30 PM- 2:00 PM

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM * Pain Management and End of Life Care (pdf handout)
Moderator: John Bertagnolli, DO – RowanSOM

Pain Management
(pdf handout)
Richard Jermyn, DO, Moderator
NeuroMusculoskeletal Institute, RowanSOM

Communicating with Patients and Caregivers at the End of Life
(pdf handout)
Jane deLima Thomas, MD
Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Practical Aspects of Caring for Patients at the End of Life
(pdf handout)
John Bertagnolli, DO

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Volunteer Faculty Meeting
Moderator: Joshua Coren, DO, MBA

Medicare Preventative Service Visits
Alison Mancuso, DO
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, RowanSOM

Low back pain - A 5 minute Approach
Danielle L. Cooley, DO
Assistant Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and OMM, RowanSOM
Getting to Mars: the Role of Feedback in Medicine, Life and Space Travel
Lisa M. Cardello, MA, NCC
Program Support Specialist, Center for Teaching and Learning,  RowanSOM

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Alumni Receptions

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

* CME Dinner: Improving Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (pdf handout)

Thursday, April 3rd

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

* Opioids: Pain Relievers or Problem Drugs? (pdf handout)
Sharon Koob, Healthcare Risk Consultant, Princeton Insurance
Eligible for Princeton Insurance/Medical Protective risk management premium credits. See complete details.

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Exhibit Hall

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

10:00 AM –1:00 PM

* Emergency Medicine
Moderator: Otto F. Sabando, DO, FACOEP
Program Director-Emergency Medicine Residency
St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center

Cellulitis and Abscesses
(pdf handout)
Nilesh Patel, DO
St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center

TIA and Stroke
(pdf handout)
Kenneth M. Liebman, MD, FACS, FAANS
Director, Neurosurgical Critical Care
Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center of New Jersey

Therapeutic Hypothermia
(pdf handout)
Jennifer Hope Kilgannon, MD
Cooper University Hospital

Toxicology on the Street (pdf handout)
John Kashani, DO
Medical Toxicologist - NJ Poison Control Center 

12:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM *p ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care (pdf handout)
Jennifer N. Caudle, DO

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

OMT for Chronic Pain (pdf handout: part 1 & part 2)
Millicent King Channell, DO

  Sickle Cell Disease and the Competitive Athlete (pdf handout)
Kathryn Lambert, DO, FAOASM
6:30 PM Friends of the Foundation Dinner at Sofia's in Margate

Friday, April 4th 

7:30 AM –9:00 AM

p Working with APNs and PAs to Improve the Benefits by Managing Developing Risks (pdf handout)
Phyllis DeCola
Manager of Healthcare Risk Services, Princeton Insurance

9:00 AM–12:00 PM

* Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine: Through the Years
Kathryn Lambert, DO and R. Rob Franks, DO - Co-moderators

Dermatologic Considerations in the Athlete (pdf handout)
R. Rob Franks, DO
Dean of Clinical Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University
Caring for Upper Extremity Problems in the Young Athlete (pdf handout)
Theodore Ganley, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, CHOP
Pre-participation Physical Examination (pdf handout)
Kathryn Lambert, DO

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch Break

1:30 PM- 5:30 PM

* Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine: Through the Years (pdf handout)
Kathryn Lambert, DO and R. Rob Franks, DO - Co-moderators

Performance Enhancing Substances (pdf handout)
Vincent Disabella, DO
Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, Inspira Health Network
Concussion (pdf handout)
R. Rob Franks, DO
The Weekend Warrior and Extreme Workout Trend: Injury Prevention and Management (pdf handout)
Brian J. Sokalsky, DO
Rothman Institute

9:00 AM - 5:15 PM * FMCSA Medical Examiner Training (Study Aid pdf)
Moderators: Martin Scott, DO
Environmental and Occupational Health Science Institute

Joseph Tordella, DO
Air, Land, & Sea, LLC
Atlantic City International Airport

CMV Operators and the Role of the Medical Examiner
(pdf handout)
Joseph Tordella, DO

Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease and Concerns for CMV Operators
(pdf handout)
Robert Jay Weiss MD MPH
New Jersey Transit

Breathe Right—Respiratory Issues for CMV Operators
(pdf handout)
Marcella Frank, DO
Medical Director-Center for Sleep Medicine
Capital Health – Mercer County

Recognizing and Treating Sleep Disorders that Impact CMV Operators
(pdf handout)
Marcella Frank, DO
12:30 PM-1:45 PM

Lunch Break

  Diabetes and Other Medical Conditions and Their Potential on Drivers (pdf handout)
Louis Haenel IV, DO, FACOI, FACE
Volunteer Faculty - Rowan-SOM

The Impact of Neurological Conditions on Driving
(pdf handout)
Donald Barone, DO
Chief, Division of Neurology

Seeing and Hearing—Clinical Assessment
(pdf handout)
Ralph C. Lanciano Jr., DO
Wills Eye Surgical Network

Recognizing and Managing Musculoskeletal Conditions in CMV Operators
R. Robert Franks, DO, FAOASM
Director, Concussion Program
The Rothman Institute

Drugs, Addiction and the Psychology of Commercial Driving
(pdf handout)
Joseph N. Ranieri DO

 6:30 PM-11:00 PM

NJAOPS 113th Anniversary Reception and Gala

Saturday, April 5th

7:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Risk Management & Business of Medicine
Moderators: Leonard Schuchman, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Robert Maurer, DO
Clinical Associate Professor, RowanSOM

*P Pearls and Perils of Physician Communication Skills (pdf handout)
Russell Pride, MA, CPHRM
Healthcare Risk Consultant, Princeton Insurance

*PF HIPAA Privacy and Security and ICD-10  (pdf handout)
Deborah Mathis, CPA and Mike Lewis, MBA
Cowan, Gunteski & Co

Prevention of Medical Errors (pdf handout)
Robert Hasty, DO
NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

*PF Federal and State Laws Related to the Prescribing of Controlled Substances (pdf handout)
Richard Jermyn, DO
Neuromusculoskeletal Institute

*F Florida Laws & Rules (pdf handout)
Leonard Schuchman, DO, MPH, FAAFP


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