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Needles, Needles, Needles: A Practical Approach to Common Office Procedures for the Busy Clinician

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

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MOA - Maine
John Diefenderfer, DO
58 Minutes
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Session Objectives: 

  1. Review and discuss office procedures including indications, contraindications, and the informed consent process
  2. Be able to demonstrate Safety with needles
  3. Address practical tips for procedures for the busy clinician
  • 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 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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John earned his undergraduate degree at Sewanee-The University of the South in Sewanee TN, and was awarded a master’s degree in biological sciences from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia PA. He completed medical training at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, family medicine training at St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Residency in Jacksonville, FL, and both a sports medicine fellowship and ONMM residency at Maine-Dartmouth. He joined Maine-Dartmouth as a faculty member in September 2020 and splits his time between the family medicine and ONMM residencies. John’s personal interests include road and mountain cycling, CrossFit, and soccer.


Dr. Diefenderfer has no actual or potential conflict of interest, financial relationship/arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.



Overall:      4.1

Total Reviews: 7

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