Category Archives: Past Events

PBRN Annual Meeting 2020

(Colorado Springs, Colorado) DO-Touch.NET Practice-Based Research Network's (PBRN) 2020 annual meeting was held on 2020.03.11 just before the start of the 2020 AAO Convocation in Colorado. Discussions included the use of Patient-reported outcomes in clinical settings and the launch of the PBRN's Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Effectiveness and Safety Patient Registry (OESPRY). The slides for the four hours of CME eligible courses are linked below for our members.

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Residency Research Enrichment Program

(Colorado Springs, Colorado.) On the Tuesday before the AAO Convocation DO-Touch.NET sponsored a Residency Research Enrichment Program to showcase the efforts of our Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN). The program encouraged Medical Residents and Medical Resident Directors to learn about using PBRN based research and to foster the next generation of clinician-researchers. The slides for the three presentations are linked here for our members.

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Earn up to 4 hours of AOA Category 1-A credits at the DO-Touch.NET Annual Meeting and Educational Seminar

Measuring the Impacts of OMM: Patient-reported Outcomes in the Clinical Setting

Just prior to the AAO Convocation, DO-Touch.NET will host our Annual Meeting on Wednesday morning (March 11, 2020; 8:00 AM-12:00 PM). During this meeting we will be introducing our new study, the OMT Effectiveness and Safety Patient Registry (OESPRY), scheduled to launch in 2020. This event provides details on patient reported outcomes and the importance of integrating them into an OMM practice and will provide up to 4 hours of AOA Category 1-A credits.  We hope you can attend!

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DO-Touch.NET Travels to Germany

DO-Touch.NET was once again honored to attend the International VOD Congress in Bad Nauheim, Germany.  More than 400 participants celebrated the jubilee congress titled “We are Osteopathy”.  Additionally, this year’s program also hosted the global OIA (Osteopathic International Alliance) organization which is comprised of 25 nations from around the world. On the second day of the event, Dr. Brian Degenhardt, Director of DO-Touch.NET, addressed the congress with the opening lecture, “Osteopathische Grundlagenforschung des A.T. Still Research Institutes”. The A.T. Still Research Institute was also able to showcase their digital camera measurement system and advanced palpatory models which are used during Advancing Skills in Osteopathy Courses.  We also enjoyed visiting with our many DO-Touch.NET members at the congress booth!!! Thank you to our members for spending a few moments with us and to the VOD for making our stay in Germany so warm and welcoming.