North Carolina Society for the ACOFP

Virtual Forum: COVID-19 Treatment and Trials

On Thursday, April 16th, at 10:00 am, Campbell University will host a forum on the current treatment & trials for COVID-19, and the current state of preventative and mitigatory efforts in North Carolina and the US in general. The forum will feature an inter-professional panel of guests who will discuss the items above in addition to inter-professional, collaborative efforts on the frontlines, as well as next steps for providers going forward. Panel members include:

Dr. Nancy Duffy (CU Nursing)

Dr. Richard Drew (CU Pharmacy)

Dr. Steven Johnson (CU Pharmacy)

Dr. Wes Rich (CU Public Health)

Dr. David Tillman (CU Public)

Dr. Nicholas Pennings (CU Medicine)

There is no charge to participate.

The Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CUSOM approves this activity for 1 AMA Category PRA Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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On April 8th, 2020, posted in: News & Events by

2020 NCS-ACOFP Annual CME Conference

The Annual CME Conference and Regional Poster Competition will be held at the Pinehurst Resort on August 13 – August 16.  The event will begin with a pre-conference session on Thursday, 8/13.  The pre-conference and conference will offer a total of 25 AOA Category 1-A credits.  The proposed lecture schedule can be reviewed here.  Proposed Lecture Schedule for 2020 NCS – ACOFP Conference

The hotel will be following the latest guidelines to ensure the safety of conference attendees and hotel guests. You can review the steps they will take on the Pinehurst Promise page.

To ensure that you receive a room at the conference rate of $149 or $163, reserve your room early.  Last year the resort sold out due to other events going on at the same time.  You can review the 2020 NCS-ACOFP Reservation Form for details or call the hotel at 800-487-4653. The conference booking ID is 72598.

Conference registration is now open. The registration form is available below. 

Registration Form for 2020 CME Conference

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On March 30th, 2020, posted in: News & Events by

Postponed – NCS-ACOFP Regional CME Event in Charlotte

Topic: “State of the Art: Headaches and the Osteopathic Approach.”

Earn 1.5 hours of AOA Category 1-A CME.

Speakers: Megan Donnelly, DO, fellowship-trained headache neurologist with Novant Health Neurology Specialists and Anthony Elkins, DO, OMT specialist, with Novant Health Osteopathic and Family Medicine.

Date:  Postponed until meeting restrictions due to COVID-19 has been removed.

6:00 pm -6:30 pm dinner and social: 6:30 pm-7:15 pm Didactics; 7:15 pm – 8:00 pm OMT workshop.

Location: Novant Health Osteopathic and Family Medicine, 8420 University Executive Park Drive, Suite 850, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.novanthealth.org/osteopathicandfamilymed

There is no cost to attend, however, registration is required in order to secure a spot.  Space is limited to 30 participants. 

Registration for Regional CME Event

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On March 5th, 2020, posted in: News & Events by

2020 Winter Conference is February 15

The Annual Winter CME Conference hosted by NCS-ACOFP, NCOMA, CUSOM will be held at the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM) on Saturday, February 15th. The conference hours are 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.  The conference will offer up to 7.5  hours of AOA Category 1-A  CME credits as well as AMA credit.

The theme of this year’s conference is Update on Lung Disease:  A Path to Diagnosis and Improved Patient Outcomes.  See the details on the Schedule for 2020 Winter CME Conference.  Topics include Emerging Issues in the Treatment of COPD; Smoking and Behavioral Issues; Identification and Treatment of Vaping Related Illnesses; Psycho-Social Determinants in Choosing Drug Therapies for Patients with Lung Disease; and Sleep Apnea.  The conference will also include a two hour session OMT and Pulmonary Medicine.  Techniques will be taught at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Sponsorship opportunities are available and exhibitors are invited to participate. See the Exhibitor Agreement for 2020 Winter Conference for more information.  Contact Nancy Guy with questions at guy@campbell.edu or 910-893-7960 with questions.

Register by February 1, 2020 to take advantage of the early bird rates.  Attendees can register and pay below.

Registration form for 2020 Winter CME Conference

Attendee Registration Form for Annual Winter Conference
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On November 8th, 2019, posted in: News & Events by

Integrative Medicine Symposium on October 25, 2019

Event is hosted by Novant Health in Charlotte.

The goal of this symposium is to provide an opportunity for medical professionals to explore how and when they can use evidence-based complementary medical therapies such as acupuncture and meditation when caring for cancer patients.  The keynote speaker is Andrew Weil, MD who is an internationally recognized leader in the field of integrative medicine.  Register before August 31, 2019 and save 10%.  Register online here.

Sessions addressing medical marijuana, management of treatment-related side effects, vitamins and supplements, and more will be included.

It is anticipated that this will be the first of a series of annual integrative medicine events.

Continuing Medical Education credits for this event are offered to physicians, advanced practice clinicians, and registered nurses. All other practitioners are welcome to register without continuing medical education credits. If you have questions, contact Christina Barclay at 704-376-1943.

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On September 6th, 2019, posted in: News & Events by