Advancing the profession andhonoring the tradition ofacupuncture and Oriental medicinein the state of Oregon

    • 10 Jun 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (PDT)
    • OCOM - 75 NW Couch St. , Portland, OR 97209


    7:00 am - Doors open for vender set up
    8:00 am - Doors open for participants/ Breakfast / Visit with Sponsor
    8:30 - 9:00 am - Qigong 
    9:00 am -  Welcome / Event Opening


    9:30 – 11:30 am - Breakout Sessions - 2.0 PDA points pending

    Heiner Fruehauf, PhD, LAC
    Treating Lyme Disease with Herbs

    Levin and Levine, LLP
    Treating Patients of Motor Vehicle Collisions - Understanding PIP and Charting Do's and Don'ts

    • Introduction to Personal Injury Protection Benefits
    • Tips on Billing for an MVA
    • Avoiding IME's with Good Charting
    • Advocating for your patient beyond the clinic
    • Working with a lawyer
    Gwen LoVetere, LAC
    Caring for Elders and the Dying as an Acupuncturist

    This lecture will discuss Gwen's experience and knowledge gained working as an acupuncturist with Providence Hospice, treating elders and those terminally ill.  Included in the discussion will be some background on the history of death and dying in America, the advent of hospice in Europe and United States. the current state of elder care in this country, case studies, and common pulse findings in these populations,  Lastly, the important practice of self care while working with the dying will also be addressed.


    11: 30 am -12:00 pm -  Lunch - Visit with Sponsors

    12:00  – 1:30 pm - Business Meeting


    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Session - 2.0 PDA points pending

    Navigate the Legislative Landscape in Oregon 
    Problem Solving Focus Groups - Beth Howlett, LAC, Facilitator

    • Legislative Committee Updates 
    • Labs
    • ASA - Medicare 
    • Opiate Crisis – Pac West



    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Information Session - 2.0 PDA points pending

    Andrew Schlabach
    Rural Primary Care

    Safety and Ethics

    Speaker, TBA
    Trauma Informed Care 101 for the Healing Practitioner

    In this workshop you will:

    • Understand what complex trauma is and isn't
    • Recognize trauma responses in patients
    • Learn what it means to provide Trauma Informed Care
    • Develop plans and approaches that support patients with trauma history
    • Discover strategies that increase safety and connection within the patient-provider relationship

    Worker's  Compensation  
    Oregon Workers’ Compensation Billing & Payment for Health Care Providers

    Cover workers’ compensation medical information to prepare attendees, reduce hassles, and create a strong sense of how to treat workers’ compensation patients within the system.


    6:00 pm - Closing

    • 10 Jun 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • OCOM

    All speakers must complete the  OAAOM Conference Speaker Agreement


    • Click REGISTER  
    • Enter your email address
    • Click on your name
    • Complete the Speaker Agreement
    • You will be asked to submit your presentation materials. If you have already submitted the information, please  disregard.
    • You will be reminded to submit your handouts for copying (if you have handouts) and submit your powerpoint presentation.
    • Submit your Agreement



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