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Abnormalities of Head Shape and Size


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 2-A Credit

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State Associations:
MOMA - Montana
Faculty:
Marcus Wheeler, MD
Duration:
56 Minutes
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Description

Physicians and medical professionals will review the definitions of microcephaly and macrocephaly. They will summarize the causes of microcephaly and macrocephaly with proper assessment of each in addition to identifying common causes of abnormal head shape.

Learning Objectives:
•    Define microcephaly and macrocephaly
•    Summarize the causes of microcephaly and macrocephaly and proper assessment of each
•    Identify common causes of abnormal head shape

Accreditation Statement:
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Planning Disclosure:
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy:
Grievances shall be submitted in writing to the executive director or educational program chairperson. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. The executive director will review all grievances and resolve if possible. If no resolution is possible, the executive director may pass the information on to the President of the Association for resolution. If the president is unable to resolve the grievance, he/she may then pass the grievance on to the executive committee of the board of trustees, and if no resolution can be made the grievance will then be presented to the full board of trustees. Further appeals shall be addressed to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 E. Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2864.

 

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Pediatric neurologist Marcus Wheeler, MD, joined Kalispell Regional Healthcare in August 2013. Dr. Wheeler practices at Montana Children’s Specialists, a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center. He is also part of Montana Children’s and its team of more than 40 pediatric specialists. Dr. Wheeler treats a broad range of neurological conditions in children but has a special interest in epilepsy.

The native of upstate New York earned his undergraduate degree in psychology and biochemistry from Syracuse University, then his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he decided to pursue training in the field of pediatric neurology. To gain a depth of training beyond the norm, he first carried out a two-year pediatric residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and then another three-year pediatric neurology residency at the University of Colorado in Denver.

He received the highest academic scholarship and graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse, and further developed his expertise through research, curriculum development, and educational presentations. Dr. Wheeler is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Wheeler is a lifelong soccer player, a skier and winter sports enthusiast, an actor in theatrical and film productions, an avid reader and cook, and is proficient in German.

Dr. Marcus Wheeler discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.


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