ACOFP '23 Workshops


Join your ACOFP family in-person for an education and networking experience like no other at the most magical place on Earth. Immerse yourself in the latest trends in osteopathic family medicine and hear from leading experts at the ACOFP 60th Annual Convention & Scientific Seminars, taking place March 29 – April 2 at Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. Access more than 30 hours of AOA Category 1-A CME and (new this year!) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™—available on-site and on-demand after the event. 

If you are seeking even more CME hours and hands-on training, look no further than these workshops, available at an additional fee for attendees.

   

OMT Boot Camp
Wednesday, March 29 | 1:00 – 5:00 pm
4.0 AOA Category 1-A CME/4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

ACOFP’s OMT Boot Camp is intended to be a convenient refresher for those looking to improve existing OMT techniques and to re-introduce previously learned "hands-on" approaches. Instructors will present, demonstrate and discuss interactive case presentation scenarios, including related OMT techniques.

Dermatology and Wound Care 
Thursday, March 30 | 9:00 – 11:00 am ET
2.0 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits/2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Participants will be introduced to methods of proper wound and skin lesion descriptions, review wound care products and navigate through the compression therapy/garments. Attendees will uncover different types of debridements and biopsies of wounds and lesions and discuss incision/drainage of abscesses. Billing and coding associated with these procedures will also be reviewed.  

Podiatry 
Thursday, March 30 | 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
1.0 AOA Category 1-A CME Credit/1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

This workshop will provide evidence-based, best practice techniques to conduct basic procedures of the foot and ankle. Participants will leave with an increased comfort level in the following: callus paring and nail plate biopsy, toenail removal, ingrown nail, digital nerve block, removal of foreign objects, OMT for sprains, dropped navicular, plantar fasciitis injection and treatment, and plantar warts.

OMT Next Level: Cervical Thoracic
Thursday, March 30 | 12:30 – 4:30 pm
4.0 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits/4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Refine your osteopathic manipulative medicine diagnoses and treatment and advance your skills with OMT Next Level. The cervical thoracic section will consist of case-based presentations that focus on a brief review of diagnostic procedures for specific conditions where OMT is indicated, with most of the time devoted to hands-on instruction of specific OMT techniques for specific cervical thoracic conditions.

Common Braces and Splints in Primary Care
Thursday, March 30 | 1:30 – 3:30 pm ET
2.0 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits/2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

This workshop provides education and hands-on training for splinting and bracing of the lower and upper extremity for common sprains and fractures seen in the family medicine and urgent care settings. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to recognize injuries that need immobilization, splint/brace appropriately and recognize complication of improper immobilization.

Ultrasound Guided Procedures
Friday, March 31 | 9:00 – 11:00 am ET
2.0 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits/2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

The advances in ultrasound resolution, technology and cost have put this modality well within the scope and ability of every practicing family physician. This workshop will provide hands-on experience with ultrasound guided procedures. At the end of this workshop, participant should have a basic knowledge of clinical ultrasound technology for diagnosis and procedural guidance and be familiar with technical steps to use ultrasound technology for the benefit of family medicine patients.

Pediatric Minor Procedures 
Friday, March 31 | 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
1.0 AOA Category 1-A CME Credit/1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

This workshop will provide background information and various techniques around removal of foreign bodies from ears and noses, as well as minor finger procedures including subungual hematoma, stuck ring, fishhook removal and digital blocks.

OMT Next Level: Headaches
Friday, March 31 | 12:30 – 4:30pm
4.0 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits/4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Refine your osteopathic manipulative medicine diagnoses and treatment and advance your skills with OMT Next Level. The headaches section will consist of case-based presentations that focus on a brief review of diagnostic procedures for specific conditions where OMT is indicated, with most of the time devoted to hands-on instruction of specific OMT techniques for specific headaches. 

Intrauterine Devices
Friday, March 31 | 1:30 – 3:30 pm
2.0 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits/2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

This workshop will provide participants with a greater understanding and technical expertise in placement and removal of intrauterine devices (IUDs) and minor gynecological procedures, such as endometrial biopsy. Topics to be covered include indications, contraindications, equipment needed, pre-procedure patient preparation, technique, complications, post-procedure patient education, CPT billing codes and ICD-10-CMS diagnostic codes. Learn tips and techniques designed to minimize provider risk for complications and facilitate patient comfort.


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March 29 – April 2, 2023
Orlando, Florida


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