OMM Considerations in the Behavioral Health Patient2

Simons & Travell, The Trigger Point Manual, 2ed, p.507

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Estimated time to complete this CME activity is 45 minutes.

Program Goal

To increase preceptors’ knowledge of Osteopathic Principles and Practices (OPP) and increase opportunities for students to think osteopathically and perform Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) on their rotations
Instructional Format 

This educational activity is presented in an online, narrated, slide presentation/demonstration format. The program can be completed at your convenience.

Required Course Steps for CME

1. Pre-test (3 multiple choice questions with 1 clinical vignette)
2. Video (43 minutes)
3. Post-test (3 multiple choice questions with 1 clinical vignette)
4. Program Evaluation

You will be able to download a CME Course certificate after successfully completing the post-test with a passing score (70%).

Review Date: August 22, 2016
Release Date: November 1, 2016
Expiration Date: November 1, 2017
Review Date: December 5, 2017
Expiration Date: December 31, 2020
Cost: free

Target Audience

LMU-DCOM clinical core site preceptors who teach in the behavioral health (psychiatry) rotations.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Encourage questioning of medical students on how they would approach specific patient populations osteopathically
  2. Increase comfort levels with OMT by knowing what it is and what the techniques look like
  3. Facilitate encouragement of medical students to do OMT
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AOA CME Credit
  • 0.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

LeAnn Jons-Cox, DO

Assistant Dean of Osteopathic Integration, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Board Certification: Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine / Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Dr. Jons-Cox received a consultant fee.

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Funding support from the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) 2016 Research Grant.

Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) to present programs that qualify for AOA-CME Category 1 credit. Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) approve this educational activity for a maximum of .75 hour of AOA Category 1-B CME credit.

CME for this activity will automatically be submitted to the appropriate accrediting body.

A Certificate of Completion is provided after the completion of required activities for non-physicians and other health care professionals who want to self-claim Continuing Education (CE) credit.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AOA CME Credit
  • 0.75 Attendance


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