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Emergency Medicine - Emergency Treatment of Common Animal Bites: Best Practices


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

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State Associations:
IOMA - Iowa
Faculty:
Gregory Kosters
Duration:
1 Hour
Expiration:
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Description

Objectives:

1. Understand the mechanism of injury in animal bites.

2. Understand the scope/epidemiology of animal bites.

3. Employ treatments of animal bites to speed recovery and minimize debilitation of the animal bite victim.

 

The Iowa 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 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy:  The IOMA strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Uniform Guidelines and AOA Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be put in writing and forwarded to IOMA Executive Director at ioma@ioma.org or IOMA, 6919 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266.

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Dr. Kosters is a Board Certified Osteopathic Family Physician who graduated from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. He completed his postgraduate training at Des Moines General Osteopathic Hospital. He is currently practicing at Avera Medical Group in Sibley, Iowa, where he is a staff physician, as well as vice-president of the medical staff and Director of Emergency Services at The Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley, Iowa.

In addition to providing family medicine and emergency services, Dr. Kosters serves as Osceola County Medical Examiner, Chair of the Osceola County Board of Health, Medical director of a local long term care facility, as well as Adjunct Faculty for the physician assistant program at Northwestern College in Orange City, IA. Dr. Kosters also serves as Regional Director for Medical Quality for Avera Medical Group clinics in Northwest Iowa and Southwest Minnesota.

Dr. Kosters has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.


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