American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

ROME Southeast Presentations

​The list below includes submitted presentation handouts for the 2017 ROME Southeast conference, held June 8-11 in Asheville, North Carolina. Note: All presentations are linked in PDF format.


 General Conference Information


 Thursday, June 8, 2017

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Optimizing diagnosis and management in primary care
Mindfulness in medicine: Promoting physician and patient wellness
Coding and billing for OMT, and other top questions asked of AOA Practice Management experts

 Friday, June 9, 2017

Common upper and lower extremity disorders that can be addressed with osteopathic manipulative medicine
Sleeping your way to better health
AOA health policy and advocacy update
When the doctor becomes the patient: Avoiding burnout syndrome
Simplifying the discussion about obesity
Vitamins, minerals and neuromusculoskeletal health
Medication reviews: What? Why? Who? How? When?
Senior wellness: Kick the cane

 Saturday, June 10, 2017

Vitamin D deficiency and the immune system: Implications for primary and specialty care
Women and stable ischemic heart disease
Preoperative evaluation: A time-saving algorithm
Do genetic tests make sense for prevention?

 Sunday, June 11, 2017

Maxillary expansion and pediatric sleep apnea
Beyond opioids: Adjuncts for treating pain
Childhood obesity: Is primary prevention the key to decreasing the prevalence and co-morbidities of obesity even into adulthood?
Let's talk: Screening guidelines