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 8:00am - 10:00am
Basic Life Support (BLS) Workshop     
 10:00am - 12:00pm

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Session I

Course Instructors: Carolyn Frederick, EMT-P, George N. Smith, DO, FACOFP,

Scott Stein, LP, NREMT-P, Rodney M. Wiseman, DO, FACOFP, dist

 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch Break [on your own]
 1:00pm - 8:15pm     

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Session II



8:00am - 5:00pm

Pediatric Life Support Workshop

Course Instructors: Carolyn Frederick, EMT-P, George N. Smith, DO, FACOFP,

Scott Stein, LP, NREMT-P, Rodney M. Wiseman, DO, FACOFP, dist

 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Geriatric Workshop

Workshop is focused on the health and wellness needs of our geriatric
population. Topics will address different dementia’s, navigating End of Life
conversations with patient and family, and address specific concerns
associated with pharmaceutical interactions that can affect cognition and
balance in the elderly.

Speakers: Shelia Page, DO, Alvin Mathé, DO, Nestor Praderio, MD

 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
 7:00pm - 7:50pm    

Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV

Speaker: Thomas Kaspar, MD

 8:00pm - 8:50pm

Preventive Care in LGBT Populations

Speaker: Alison Johnson, MS, CHES, CHW, LCDC



 7:45am - 11:50am

Concurrent Workshops


Cardiovascular Workshop

This workshop will focus on achieving and maintaining cardiovascular
health. Sessions will include prevention, early detection and latest
treatment options. Special attention directed towards the role of
inflammation and lipids, and management through lifestyle changes.

Speaker: Robert Megna, DO, MS, FAARFM, ABOIM, ABAARM, ABIHM


Practice Management Workshop

Designed to keep both physicians and office personnel current on relevant aspects of successful medical office operations. Learn from our experts on running an efficient office and getting paid for what you do. Sessions include I CD-10 Coding, practice pearls, collections and avoiding common coding errors.

Speakers: Bruce Maniet, DO, FACOFP,

Kelly Skinner, CMM, CPC, CFPC, Matthew Menendez,

Jay Baucum, Cynthia Penkala, CMM, CMPE, CMSCS, CPOM

 11:50am - 12:20pm
Exhibit Update Break
 12:20pm - 1:35pm
TOMA/TxACOFP Awards Luncheon
 1:35pm - 2:05pm
Exhibit Update Break
 2:05pm - 5:15pm

ER/LA Opioids: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care                  

Speaker: Dan Williams, DO



 7:45am - 11:50am

Concurrent Workshops


Nutrition Workshop

This vibrant workshop will focus on the latest research findings regarding nutrition, healthy dietary patterns and life-style choices as keys to reversing and preventing chronic disease, anti-aging and wide range of other health benefits. Sessions will address lifestyle medicine with practical ways to trigger the body’s healing capacity, and the functional role of mitochondria in generating cellular energy to support brain and body systems. Both presenters are nationally recognized presenters and published authors. 

Speakers: Thomas G. Guilliams, PhD and Robert Roundtree, MD


Wound Care Basics Workshop

This workshop will focus on the 9 Essential Steps of Wound Healing; a basic outline of approach to evaluation and management focused on the chronic wound. Content will include an overview of the wound microenvironment, optimizing tissue growth, host factors and address pain control during the treatment process. 

Speakers: H. Sprague Taveau, IV, DO, FACOFP,

Glennon R. Einspanier, DO, FACOS and Katherine A. Lincoln, DO

 11:50am - 12:20pm
Exhibit Update Break
 12:20pm - 1:35pm
TOMA/TxACOFP Installation Luncheon
 1:35pm - 2:05pm
Exhibit Update Break
 2:05pm - 6:05pm

Concurrent Workshops


Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment - an Interactive Workshop

This workshop will help practitioners apply osteopathic thinking and
manipulation to address common GI disorders such as acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome. The focus will be on biomechanics, visceral, and neural relationships that can be influenced via osteopathic manipulation. Hands-on practice time will be available to apply and refine the learned skills. 

Speaker: Ryan Seals, DO,

Table Trainers: Sharon Gustowski, MPH, DO, Victoria Chang, DO and Carol Browne, DO


Wound Care Advanced Workshop

This workshop will focus on advanced wound healing techniques, such as skin substitutes, hyperbaric oxygen, and diagnostic radiology of wounds. Lectures will be presented by experts in these specific fields; content is evidence based, and founded on clinically proven, wound healing clinical practice guidelines.

Speakers: Enoch Hoand, MD, MPH, PhD, Katherine Lincoln, DO,

John Taveau, DO, FACOS and Ryan Vancura, MD

 7:00pm - 10:00pm
TOMA/TxACOFP President's Reception



8:00am - 12:00pm






       8:00am - 9:50am



   10:00am - 11:00am



   11:00am - 12:00pm 

Risk Management Workshop (+1 Ethics Hour)

 This workshop is designed to help practitioners meet licensure
requirements for Risk Management and Ethics. Topics to be addressed
are electronic death certificates, addressing physician burn-out and ethical
decision-making for the practicing healthcare provider.

Electronic Death Certificates

Presenter: Corrine Stern, DO


Addressing Physician Burnout

Presenter: Corrine Jedynak-Bell, DO


Medical Ethics

Presenter: Roy Martin, MDiv




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