The Twig Unbent: An Osteopathic Approach to Common Orthopedic Problems in Children

A Pre-Convocation Course

Merchandise Details: TwigUnbent2018

March 18-20, 2018

Hilton Anatole Dallas

Heather P. Ferrill, DO, MS MEdL, and Lisa Ann DeStefano, DO, course directors

19 credits of AOA Category 1-A CME anticipated

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Save 10% on this course registration when you also register for the 2018 Convocation.


 
Member Price: $1,320.00
Non-Member Price: $1,320.00

 
Maximum Capacity: 40
Maximum CME Credits: 19

 
When: 3/18/2018 @ 08:00 AM to 3/20/2018 @ 12:00 PM
Registration open from: 10/1/2017 to 3/20/2018

 
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Event Description

This program is designed to focus on treating children with common pediatric orthopedic complaints using osteopathic manipulative treatment within the larger context of medicine.

Attendees will learn a variety of approaches to treating upper and lower extremity dysfunctions, as well as scoliosis and headaches. Attendees will practice moving attention through bone, fluid and membrane to augment perception ability and treatment effectiveness.

Modalities include balanced ligamentous tension (BLT), balanced membranous tension (BMT), facilitated positional release (FPR), muscle energy technique (MET) and intraosseous techniques.

Continuing Medical Education
19 credits of NMM-specific AOA Category 1-A CME anticipated.&

Course Times
Sunday and Monday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday from 8 a.m. to noon.

Meal Information
Breakfast and lunch are on your own. Coffee and tea will be provided.

Course Location
Hilton Anatole Dallas
2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207
Make hotel reservations now: physician link, student link
To make your reservations by phone, call (214) 748-1200 and provide the group code (AAO for physicians, AAS for students).

Travel Arrangements
Contact Tina Callahan of Globally Yours Travel at (800) 274-5975 or globallyyourstravel@cox.net.

Registration Fees

Category On or before
Jan. 18, 2018
Jan. 19 through
March 2, 20181
Save 10% when you register for the AAO's 2016 Convocation With Convo Without Convo With Convo Without Convo
Academy member in practice2 $828 $920 $918 $1,020
Resident or intern member $648 $720 $738 $820
Student member $378 $420 $468 $520
Nonmember practicing DO
or other health care professional
$1,098 $1,220 $1,188 $1,320
Nonmember resident or intern $918 $1,020 $1,008 $1,120

1 Registrations received after March 2 will be processed on-site, incurring a $150 late fee.  2 The AAO’s associate members, international affiliates and supporter members are entitled to register at the same fees as full members. This course is not appropriate for students.

Trouble registering online? Download the course flier and return the completed form to AAO Event Planner Gennie Watts.

Heather P. Ferrill, DO, MS MEdL, a 2000 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) in East Lansing, is an associate professor of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) at the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado. Board-certified in family practice and neuromusculoskeletal medicine/OMM, Dr. Ferrill's practice emphasizes osteopathic manipulative treatment in the pediatric population. Dr. Ferrill serves on the AAO’s Board of Trustees and the Education Committee.

Lisa Ann DeStefano, DO, has chaired the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at MSUCOM since 2004. A protégé of the late Philip E. Greenman, DO, FAAODist, Dr. DeStefano edited the fourth and fifth editions of the textbook Greenman’s Principles of Manual Medicine.

Hilton Anatole and Dallas skyline

Hilton Anatole Dallas
2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207
Make hotel reservations now: physician link, student link
To make your reservations by phone, call (214) 748-1200 and provide the group code (AAO for physicians, AAS for students).

Contact Tina Callahan of Globally Yours Travel at (800) 274-5975 or globallyyourstravel@cox.net.