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106th MOA Annual Convention "CME by the Sea"

Jun 09, 2017 07:00am -
Jun 11, 2017 12:30pm
Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME

Event Description

NOTE: This Event Occurred June 9-11th, 2017

Here are some Announcements & Reminders for Attendees:

We hope you enjoyed the convention and the beautiful location at the Samoset Resort. Thank you to attendees, speakers, sponsors, vendors, students, and volunteers who made it all come together. We appreciate your continued support of the MOA.


*Please Complete Our Outcomes Survey*


To: MOA 106th Annual Convention Attendees

You may earn an extra 1 or 2 AOA Category 1-A credits by completing a very brief (11 questions) post-conference outcomes survey for the MOA’s106th Annual Convention held June 9-11th in Rockport, ME. 

The AOA Division of CME provides for DO’s to earn Category 1-A CME credits for post-conference outcomes assessment. The ratio of available credit is 1:10 (i.e. you can earn 1 additional credit for every 10 eligible credits you earned at the 20.25-credit live meeting in June. 

If you earned 1-19 credits at the MOA Annual Convention you are eligible for 1 outcomes-assessment credit. If you earned 20-20.25 credits at the convention, then you are eligible to earn 2 outcome-assessment credits for completion of this survey. 

This survey will remain open until July 12, 2017. Your CME credit will be reported by the MOA directly to the AOA Division of CME upon closure of this survey.
Click here to complete the survey:

The Outcomes Assessment includes three parts:
* General Outcome Assessment of Conference Participation on Practice Behavior (4 questions)
* Post-Test on Specific CME Content (10 questions drawn from presentations)
* Suggestions for future conference topics and speakers (1 question)

Results of this assessment will be used by the MOA for planning purposes. Your individual respondent data will remain confidential and will not be reported or released.

You must provide contact information below for the purposes of registering your CME credits with the AOA Division of CME. 

Thank you for your participation! Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Angela Westhoff
MOA Executive Director
Email: awesthoff@mainedo.org
Phone: (207) 623-1101 ext. 12

 Missed something from a lecture that you would like to reference again? As is our custom, the Program Committee is continuing its “green” theme and will not be printing lecture slides and hand out materials. Because of copyright liability issues, we are including a link to a password protected file where you can access these presentations at your convenience.

PowerPoints and other information can be found digitally here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/4cgr3qefi8l4dkd/AABfvmKu1v07j9mxwT4Ixmxaa?dl=0

This link is password protected. If you do not have the password (sent via confirmation and follow-up emails) please contact the MOA office.

In addition to a full CME program offering 20.25 hours of AOA Category 1-A CME credits, and 19.75 AAFP prescribed credits you are also cordially invited to attend a number of special events & networking opportunities!

Please remember to mail/fax or email in the following forms:

  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) Attestation Reporting Form: VERY Important! This form was in your registration packet and can be found digitally via the Dropbox link above. Please check off the lectures you attended, count up total credits and sign the form to get your AOA category 1-A credits reported. Must be completed and returned by July 7, 2017.
    • If you would like the MOA to issue you a CME certificate as a proof of your attendance, please contact the MOA office. We will only be automatically issuing certificates for opioid CME or for those without AOA numbers (M.D., P.A.-C., N.P., etc). If you are a D.O. we will report your credits to the AOA for you, but you may request a formal certificate by emailing office@mainedo.org.
  • Program Evaluation Form: We want your feedback! In your registration packet you received a 2 page survey which you can use to review your experience at this year's convention. Please leave your comments about speakers, food, and more. Lost your form? There is a digital, fillable version of this form that can be accessed via the DropBox link above.
  • Pre/Post Tests: If you completed the yellow "pre" test and the green "post" test, please fax, email, or mail them in! 
  • Outcomes Survey: Stay Tuned for a Post-conference Outcomes survey link which will be sent soon via email. This is an opportunity to earn more AOA CME credits, after answering some brief multiple choice questions.

To Return:

Fax: 207-623-4228 

Email: office@mainedo.org

Address for Mail: 128 State St., Suite 102, Augusta, ME 04330

Call 207-623-1101 with any questions.


More Information to Come Soon!
Check back often.

  • Please note the MOA’s contingency policy is that all CME offerings and activities will continue as planned and no refunds will be given

Thank you for attending. We look forward to seeing you soon!

MOA Program Committee & Staff

Maine Osteopathic Association
12 State St., Suite 102, Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: 207-623-1101 Fax: 207-623-4228

*DRAFT Program Agenda


Friday Morning, June 9, 2017
5.25 CME Credits

Breakfast Lecture_______________________________________Rockland/Rockport Rooms

7:00- 8:00 am             Affordable Care Act to American Healthcare Act: Where are we going?
Presented By Ronald Ashkenasy, D.O.

Morning Sessions________________________________________Bay Point Ballroom

8:00- 9:00 am Hypertension 2017
Presented by Howard Glass, D.O.

9:00- 10:00 am Getting to Goal Can Be Difficult: Advancing T2DM Therapy
With Confidence — Presented by Richard Sadovsky, M.D.
Sponsored by The France Foundation*

10:00- 10:45 am Exhibit Hall Break……………………………………….State of Maine Hall

10:45- 11:45 am Anaphylaxis, Angioedema, and Urticaria Update………...Bay Point Ballroom
Presented by Marguerite Pennoyer, M.D.

Luncheon Keynote Address________________________________Knox County Ballroom

11:45- 1:00 pm Preventing Physician Burnout: Where Science Meets Practice
Presented by Susan Taylor, PhD

Friday Afternoon, June 9, 2017
3.0 CME Credits

Afternoon Opioid Prescribing Sessions________________________Bay Point Ballroom

1:00- 2:00 pm Improving Opioid Prescribing & Patient Safety in Maine
Presented by Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, M.D.

2:00- 2:30 pm Exhibit Hall Break………………………………………….State of Maine Hall

2:00– 3:00 pm MOA Past President’s Meeting……………………………………….Ebb Tide Room

2:30- 4:30 pm Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
A CO*RE REMS program, Presented by Pamela Grimaldi, D.O.

*"The curriculum conveys messaging required by the FDA Blueprint for Prescriber Education for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics. The curriculum addresses assessment of patients for treatment with ER/LA opioids; initiation, modification and discontinuation of treatment and management of ongoing therapy; counseling of patients and caregivers about the safe use of these medications, including proper storage and disposal; and general and product-specific drug information concerning ER/LA opioids."*


Friday Special Events_____________________________________Various

4:45- 5:45 pm         MOA 5K Family Fun Run/Walk/Ride
FREE! All Welcome (Please register by 12pm Friday June 9th)
                                 Join Us at the Samoset Fitness Center Entrance

6:00- 8:00 pm Opening Reception/Lobster Bake at the Camden Yacht Club 
Transportation Provided: Buses depart @ 6:00p.m. & 6:30p.m.
From the Samoset Fitness Entrance

Tickets Required $45, Limited Quantity Available! - Contact MOA
*Sponsored by UNE COM & Medical Mutual*

Saturday Morning, June 10, 2017
4.0 CME Credits (3 AAFP Credits)

Breakfast Lecture_______________________________________Rockland/Rockport Rooms

7:00- 8:00 am Prescription Medication, Herbal Supplements and Other Supplements: How to Talk to Your Patients About Safety
Presented by Karl Liebermann, D.O.

Morning Sessions_______________________________________Bay Point Ballroom

8:00- 9:00 am Sleep Telemedicine: A Nightmare or a Dream Come True?
Presented by David Weed, D.O.

9:00- 10:00 am Office Based Emergencies
Presented by Elisabeth DelPrete, D.O.

10:00- 10:30 am Exhibit Hall Break……………………………………...State of Maine Hall

10:30- 12:00 pm MOA General Assembly Meeting……………………………….Bay Point Ballroom
Including an AOA Update from President Boyd Buser, D.O.

Awards Luncheon_______________________________________Knox County Ballroom

12:00-1:30 pm MOA President's Award Luncheon & Presidential Oath of Office
*Sponsored by Medical Mutual 

Saturday Afternoon, June 10, 2017
3.0 CME Credits

Afternoon Session__________________________________________Bay Point Ballroom

1:30- 2:30 pm             Geriatric Pharmacology
                                 Presented by Nathan Harmon, D.O.

2:30-2:45 pm Stretch Break

Breakout Sessions (Please Choose a Track)

Track A. Pediatrics__________________________________________Owls Head Room
2:45-3:45 pm Adolescent Gynecology
Presented by Danielle Salhany, D.O.

3:45-4:45 pm Pediatric Sports Concussion
Presented by Sarah Hoffman, D.O.

Track B. OMT_______________________________________________Spruce Head Room
2:45- 3:45 pm Sequencing as an Approach to the Athlete
Presented by Brian Abbott, D.O.

3:45-4:45 pm OMT for Geriatrics
Presented by Kiran Mangalam, D.O.

Special Events_______________________________________________Various
4:45-6:30 pm MOA Presidential Reception
Honoring Merideth Norris, DO, Incoming MOA President

Penobscot Bay Ballroom
*Cash Bar & Hors D’oeurves*

5:00– 10:00 pm Camp MOA: Dinner, Crafts and more Activities for Kids— FREE!
North Haven Room
*Please Register Your child(ren) in advance, must be at least 3 years old*

Sunday Morning, June 11, 2017
5.0 CME Credits

Breakfast Lecture_____________________________________Rockland/Rockport Rooms

7:15- 8:15 am             Congestive Heart Failure: Goals of Care
                                 Presented by Lynette Weeman, D.O.

Morning Sessions______________________________________Bay Point Ballroom

8:15-9:15 am PSA Screening: A bit of history, A brief epidemiology primer & Smarter use of PSA
Presented by Jesse Sammon, D.O.

9:15- 10:15 am Dermatology for the Primary Care Physician
Presented by Jerald Hurdle, D.O.

10:15- 10:30 am Stretch Break……………………………………Refreshments in the Bridgeway

10:30- 11:30 am Basic Principles of Wound Care
Presented by Walter Keller, D.O.
11:30- 12:30 pm  STD Screening Update
Presented by Timothy Borelli, D.O.


*Please note: The MOA's professional and public education committee reserves the
right to adjust the program agenda and speakers as deemed necessary without advance


Event Type:Annual Oceanside Convention
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on May 11, 2017.
Regular registration starts on May 12, 2017 and ends on Jun 08, 2017.
Late registration starts on Jun 09, 2017.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)



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