Educational Opportunities for Providers and Medical Assistants

Learn About an Opioid Alternative for Your Low-Back-Pain Patients 

Free class for healthcare providers: Exercise Therapy as Opioid Alternative for LBP: Tools for Physicians 

Join Colin Hoobler, PT, DPT, MS, and a team of contributing physicians as they demonstrate how to practically apply science to exercise—such as biomechanics, anatomy, and neuroscience—to treat patients (including those who are opioid addicted) with chronic, mechanical low back pain (MLBP). The class will focus on how to combine clinical rehabilitation principles with medical research to yield practical clinical skills. 

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018, noon to 2:00 p.m. (PT)

Location: Boss Sports Performance, 1305 SE Armour Rd #110, Bend, OR 97702     Map

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Class size is limited to 25 participants. The Central Oregon Health Council’s Pain Standards Task Force is the primary sponsor for this event. Course textbooks on exercise prescriptions will be provided. All proceeds will go through a local 501(c)(3), Preventive Health Awareness, and profits will be donated to KIDS Center.

This class has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 2.00 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the class.



Other Workshops and Events

Looking for opportunities to earn CE credits, brush up on your knowledge, or network with others in your specialty? The following professional organizations offer chapter meetings, workshops, and other events near you.

For Professional Coders

AAPC – American Academy of Professional Coders (includes local chapter information)  

The AAPC also offers a Medical Exam Locations tool on their website, where you can search for an approved AAPC exam site by state.

For Certified Medical Assistants

National organization: AAMA - American Association of Medical Assistants

Oregon chapter: OSMA – Oregon Society of Medical Assistants  

Idaho chapter: ISSMA - Idaho State Society of Medical Assistants. For more information, contact the AAMA.

Montana chapter: Montana Society of Medical Assistants -

Washington chapter: WSSMA - Washington State Society of Medical Assistants

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Last updated 2/1/2018