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High Value Care and the Role of OMT


Total Credits: 1.0 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   7
State Associations:
MOA - Maine
Faculty:
Emil Lesho, DO
Duration:
57 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Objectives: Attendees will be able to….

1. Recognize opportunities for HVC in management of COVID, bacteremia, newer ABX, and infection prevention

2. List two primary reasons why adjunctive therapy such as OMT should be further studied and included in the management of common and novel emerging infections

3. Recall at least three high value care strategies for managing infections according to the American Academy of Family Physicians, Society of Healthcare Epidemiologists of America, and the infectious Diseases Society of America

4. Summarize in one or two sentences the evidence base for OMT in infection management

5. Describe two strategies for overcoming barriers to using OMT in management of infections

  • The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. 

MOA Grievance Policy: All grievances should be initially directed in writing to the MOA Executive Director by email to info@mainedo.org who will share them with the MOA's Program Committee. Grievances will receive a response within 30 days of receipt. If you do not receive a satisfactory response, you may notify the Council on Continuing Medical Education, AOA, 142 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611.

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Rochester Regional Hospital


Emil P. Lesho, DO, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA is an Infectious Diseases physician and the Healthcare Epidemiologist for Rochester Regional Health, Rochester, NY. Previously, Dr. Lesho served for 26 years on active duty in the U.S. Army. Following his deployment to Iraq, he was the Cofounder and Director of the Multidrug-resistant Organism Repository and Surveillance Network and the Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring and Research Program (MRSN-ARMoR) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, which is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) flagship agency for conducting epidemiologic surveillance and applied research of multidrug-resistant organisms isolated from healthcare associated infections including war trauma.

Dr. Lesho graduated magna cum laude from DeSales University, Center Valley, PA with a degree in biology, and from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia PA with D.O. degree.  He trained in Internal Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA and in Infectious Diseases at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC.  Dr. Lesho has co-authored 168 papers in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. He holds the position of Professor of Medicine (inactive) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, and has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally on various internal medicine and infectious diseases topics, and most recently on the escalating crisis of antibiotic resistance.

 

Emil Lesho, DO, and the MOA Planning Committee disclose that they have 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.


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