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124th Annual Convention "Mind, Body, Spirit" - Thursday

Total Credits: 6.5 including 6.5 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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OOA - Oklahoma
D. Matt Wilkett, DO, FACOI, FACC |  Dale Bratzler, DO |  Heather L. Bell, DO, CIC |  William H. Stager, DO, MS, MPH, FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP dist. |  Aaron Pierce, DO |  Jonathan K. Bushman, DO |  Jami M. Longacre
5 Hours 55 Minutes
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“The Role of Non-Statin Therapy for Patients with Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease”

D. Matt Wilkett, DO, FACOI, FACC

(certified internal medicine & cardiology, Tulsa, OK)

· Burden of Cardiovascular Disease

· Identifying Patients and assessing the risk of Cardiovascular events.

· Understanding non-statin medications in patients with ASCVD.

· Understanding the Pathway of the use of non-statin therapies in the ASCVD patient.

 Dr. Wilkett has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose


“COVID Treatment Best Practices and Emerging Issues with Long Covid”

Dale W. Bratzler, DO, MACOI

(certified internal medicine, Oklahoma City, OK)

· Understand COVID-19 – where are we at now?

· The natural history of infection with SARS-CoV-2

                o    Early disease is characterized by viral replication!

· Who is at risk for complications of the disease?

· What do we do if someone tests positive?

                o    Early treatment is key to improved outcomes

· What does the future hold for COVID and PASC syndrome?

 Dr. Bratzler has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose


“ID Zebras You Learned About in Med School, but Never Thought You’d See”

Heather L. Bell, DO, CIC

(certified in internal medicine & infectious diseases, Tulsa, OK)

· To refresh your memory about some uncommon infections

· To discuss why some of these are becoming more prevalent.

· To make providers aware of signs & symptoms to look for when presented with a patient whose diagnosis seems unclear.

 Dr. Bell has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose


“An Osteopathic Appreciation of Fascia and Myofascial Release”

William H. Stager, DO, MS, MPH, FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP dist.

(certified family medicine/OMT & NMM, West Palm Beach, FL)

· To Understand the philosophy of A.T. Still

· To understand the importance of anatomy and fascia

· To learn about the history of OMT

· To understand the Osteopathic Principles and Practices

 Dr. Stager has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose


“Approach to Treatment Resistant Depression”

Aaron Pierce, DO

(certified psychiatry, Tulsa, OK)

· general approach to diagnosing and initial treatment of major depressive di

order (MDD)

· Considerations when diagnosing treatment-resistant depression.

· Strategies for addressing treatment-resistant depression.

 Dr. Pierce has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose


“AI in Medicine: Revolutionizing Clinical Practice”

Jonathan K. Bushman, DO

(certified family medicine/OMT, Enid, OK)

· Understand the application and benefits of AI in clinical medicine.

· Discuss the challenges and considerations of AI in clinical medicine.

· Looking ahead at the future trends and innovations of AI.

 Dr. Bushman has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose


Legislative Update / Bureau on Legislation Meeting

Jami Longacre

(OOA lobbyist, Kellyville, OK)

· Understand current Oklahoma legislation that affects the healthcare industry.

 Ms. Longacre has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose


Grievance Policy
Program grievances will be presented to the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees and dealt with appropriately. If this action does not resolve the problem to satisfaction, the person with the grievance will be directed to the American Osteopathic Association’s Division of Continuing Medical Education.

The OOA is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

For any questions, comments, or concerns about the CME content, please contact Chrissa Watson OOA CME Manager, at



D. Matt Wilkett, DO, FACOI, FACC's Profile

D. Matt Wilkett, DO, FACOI, FACC Related Seminars and Products

D. Matt Wilkett, DO, FACOI, FACC, earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1999. Completed his internal medicine ready at Tulsa Regional Medical Center and completed his Cardiovascular Fellowship at Oklahoma State University Medical Center in 2010. He works at OSU Center for Health Sciences as an Invasive Cardiologist and has been there for 14 years. He serves as the chair of the division of Cardiovascular Medicine, department of Internal Medicine. He also serves as the Chief of Cardiology at Oklahoma State University Medical Center. He has participated in multiple clinical trials and research. He has spent most of his time serving in the Indian health service in cardiovascular medicine. He is Board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology. 

Dale Bratzler, DO Related Seminars and Products

Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH, is a Professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy, and Associate Dean in the College of Public Health, and a Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He serves in the role of Chief Quality Officer for the OU Physicians Group and serves as the Medical Director of the Clinical Skills Education and Testing Center. He was recently named the 2016 Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor at the Health Sciences Center. Dr. Bratzler has worked in the field of healthcare quality measurement and improvement for many years. He has worked on the development and maintenance of national performance measures used to profile and publicly report metrics on quality of inpatient and outpatient healthcare as a contractor to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. He has served twice as the President of the American Health Quality Association, is a past member of the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and a recent member of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He received his medical degree from the Kansas City University College of Medicine and Biosciences and his Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Oklahoma. He is board certified in internal medicine. He is a Master Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists, and a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.


(Dr. Bratzler has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose)

Heather L. Bell, DO, CIC's Profile

Heather L. Bell, DO, CIC Related Seminars and Products

Heather L. Bell, DO, CIC graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004.  She did her Internal Medicine Residency at OU-Tulsa with St. John Medical Center followed by a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Oklahoma and the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Oklahoma City.  Dr. Bell is Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Infection Control & Epidemiology.  She is currently the Medical Director for Health Outreach Prevention and Education, Inc. in Tulsa, OK as well as owning her own Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology Consulting business.

William H. Stager, DO, MS, MPH, FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP dist.'s Profile

William H. Stager, DO, MS, MPH, FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP dist. Related Seminars and Products

William H. Stager, DO, MS, MPH, FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP dist., an Osteopathic physician, has been a holistic general practitioner in West Palm Beach since 1990. His educational background includes 4 academic degrees, 4 medical Fellow degrees, and 2 board certifications: a BA in Philosophy and Master of Science in Anatomy from Rutgers University, NJ, an undergraduate teaching Fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Doctor of Osteopathy from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL, and MPH from ATSU, Kirksville, MO. He completed a general internship in 1990 at Humana Hospital, Hollywood, FL. His medical acupuncture training was through UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

He has two board certifications: Board Certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, and Board Certified in Family Practice by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, a Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy, and a Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

Aaron Pierce, DO's Profile

Aaron Pierce, DO Related Seminars and Products

Aaron M. Pierce, DO is a clinical professor of psychiatry with the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at OSU. He attended medical school at OSU center for health sciences and finished residency in psychiatry with the University of Oklahoma. His current work includes outpatient psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry, and electroconvulsive therapy

Jonathan K. Bushman, DO Related Seminars and Products

Jonathan K. Bushman, DO is proud to join the movement of physicians nationwide calling for a shift in primary care delivery. A native northwest Oklahoman, Dr. Bushman returned to the area for Family Medicine residency training through Integris Bass Baptist Health Center after graduating from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010. Following his last year as chief resident in 2013, he joined Integris Medical Group as an outpatient family medicine physician at Family Care Services of Enid with his friend and mentor, Dr. Dwayne Janzen. Dr. Bushman is gracious toward Integris for the opportunity to serve many patients in the last five years while participating in various leadership roles and training. He has had the opportunity to serve alongside many amazing people that will not soon be forgotten! As an undergraduate at the University of Central Oklahoma, Dr. Bushman pursued a degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Administration while obtaining his pre-medical education as well. He finished his degree with a capstone, 50-page paper entitled "The Rising Costs of Healthcare: Shifting the Responsibility". In that paper, Dr. Bushman elaborated on the numerous third-party interests in medicine that have compiled to create the complex, burdensome healthcare system that we have all come to know. Through medical school, residency training, and beyond, Dr. Bushman has persistently sought to simplify care and direct his efforts more and more toward patients. Upon visiting and observing firsthand how the direct primary care model works, he has embraced the model of care and the players within the national movement. With Direct Primary Care, Dr. Bushman sees an opportunity to be part of a greater mission within the political and business arenas of medicine to achieve meaningful change in the way healthcare is delivered. Dr. Bushman is blessed to have the support of his beautiful wife Andrea, and he is a proud father of Avery (12) and Aidan (10)! Having called Enid "home" for the past 8 years, Dr. Bushman looks forward to serving the Enid community and surrounding area for many years to come!!

Dr Bushman has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose

Jami M. Longacre Related Seminars and Products

Longacre, Inc / OOA Lobbyist

Jami M. Longacre is President of Longacre Inc., a full-service legislative consulting firm that prides itself in a proven record of success in lobbying the Oklahoma Legislature, marketing and communications expertise, and media and public relations efforts. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in agricultural economics from Oklahoma State University. As an ag econ senior at OSU, she interned at the State Capitol and has been involved in public policy ever since. After college, she first served as executive assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture and his federal and state legislative liaison. Jami later joined the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association as director of policy and governmental affairs. After leaving OCA, she was named the first female executive director of the Oklahoma Beef Industry Council. During her tenure, she implemented numerous programs aimed at increasing consumer demand for beef, such as the “Beef. It’s what’s for dinner” campaign. Prior to launching her own lobbying business, Longacre, Inc., she was honored to work with Clem and Bart McSpadden of McSpadden & Associates as a legislative and marketing consultant. Jami and her husband John own Crown Autoworld Bristow, Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM in rural Creek County. They have one son Turner who is 15 and a freshman at Bristow High School.

Mrs. Longacre is the OOA's legislative consultant