2019 ACOI Internal Medicine Board Review Course

This course will provide an intensive and comprehensive overview of most of the major areas of importance to physicians preparing for the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine Certifying Examination and Recertifying Examination (September 3-5, 2019). It will also provide a thorough overview of major areas of internal medicine. Special emphasis will be placed on recent advances in various subspecialty areas in internal medicine and clinical skills management as they pertain to clinical practice and the examinations. 

Several "board-type" questions will be included with each lecture to improve registrants' readiness to respond to examination questions. The lectures were given by distinguished faculty who are recognized for their ability as outstanding teachers and clinicians. 

This course was recorded May 8-12, 2019 in Baltimore, MD.

  • Diagnosis of Stroke & Multiple Sclerosis

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/10/2019

    Recorded on May 12, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will discuss common and uncommon clinical problems within Acute Stroke and Multiple Sclerosis to revise and refresh knowledge of core topics.  Faculty will explore application of successful strategies to respond to challenging examination questions.  The synthesis and implementation of recent advances, guidelines and evidence-based practice will also be discussed.  This program was originally recorded on May 12, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland

    Scott L. Spradlin, DO, FACOI

    VP, CMO Clinical Services

    Aetna
    Charleston, WV

  • SpA-Spondyloarthritis

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Recorded on May 9, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will be a discussion of the presentation, clinical features, and diagnosis of  Spondyloarthritis (SpA).   Faculty will also describe the radiographic findings associated with SpA and the different treatment options.  This program was originally recorded on May 9, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Robert L. DiGiovanni, DO, FACOI

    Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director

    Largo Medical Center
    Member, ACOI Board of Directors
    Professor of Clinical Medicine, NSU/Patel COM
    Largo, FL

  • Respiratory Failure, Ventilator Therapy and PFT

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/10/2019

    Recorded on May 10, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will discuss common and uncommon clinical problems of Respiratory Failure and Ventilator Therapy to revise and refresh knowledge of core topics.  Faculty will explore application of successful strategies to respond to challenging examination questions.  The synthesis and implementation of recent advances, guidelines and evidence-based practice will also be discussed.  This program was originally recorded on May 10, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Thomas F. Morley, DO, MACOI

    Professor of Medicine

    Program Director - CCM, IM/ER, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Stratford, NJ

  • Food, Sinusitis, Rhinitis and Drug Allergy

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Recorded on May 9, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will discuss common and uncommon clinical problems within Allergy as related to Food, Drug, Sinusitis & Rhinitis to revise and refresh knowledge of core topics.  Faculty will explore application of successful strategies to respond to challenging examination questions.  The synthesis and implementation of recent advances, guidelines and evidence-based practice will also be discussed.  This program was originally recorded on May 9, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Jonathan M. Horbal, DO, FACOI

    Partner, Midland and Bay Allergy

    Partner, Midland and Bay Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clinics
    Midland, MI

  • Systemic Allergic Disorders, Immunodeficiency and Immunoglobulin Disorders, Allergic Skin Disorders and HAE

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Recorded on May 9, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will be a discussion of the recognition, understanding, and treatment of anaphylaxis and vasovagal reactions.  It will include a discussion of the utilization of new treatment guidelines for anaphylaxis and will compare & contrast anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions.  Allergic Skin Disorders and HAE will also be discussed.  Faculty will explore application of successful strategies to respond to challenging examination questions.   This program was originally recorded on May 9, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Bryan L. Martin, DO, FACOI

    Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

    Designated Institutional Official
    Associate Medical Director, University Hospital
    Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University Medical Center
    Columbus, OH

  • Asthma

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Recorded on May 9, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will review current asthma guidelines and discuss the classification of asthma severity.  Strategies and modalities to determine asthma control, successfully treat asthma, and improve patient outcomes will be explored.  This program was originally recorded on May 9, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Jonathan M. Horbal, DO, FACOI

    Partner, Midland and Bay Allergy

    Partner, Midland and Bay Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clinics
    Midland, MI

  • Clinical Basis of the Immune Response and the Compliment Cascade

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Recorded on May 9, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will discuss the evaluation of primary immune deficiencies that may affect adults.  It will review the immune response using a case-based approach.  Faculty will explore the application of successful strategies to respond to challenging examination questions.  This program was originally recorded on May 9, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland

    Bryan L. Martin, DO, FACOI

    Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

    Designated Institutional Official
    Associate Medical Director, University Hospital
    Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics
    The Ohio State University Medical Center
    Columbus, OH

  • Hemorrhagic Fevers & Fevers of Unknown Origin

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Recorded on May 9, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will discuss the etiology, signs/symptoms, and testing for the Ebola and Hanta viruses.  Faculty will also provide an overview of the diagnostic evaluation for fevers of unknown origin. This program was originally recorded on May 9, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland.

    MarkAlain Dery, DO, FACOI

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Tulane School of Medicine
    New Orleans, LA

  • HIV/AIDS

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Recorded on May 9, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will discuss common and uncommon clinical problems of both HIV and AIDS to revise and refresh knowledge of core topics.  Faculty will explore application of successful strategies to respond to challenging examination questions.  The synthesis and implementation of recent advances, guidelines and evidence-based practice will also be discussed.  This program was originally recorded on May 8, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Gerald W. Blackburn, DO, MACOI

    Clinical Professor of Medicine

    Clinical Professor of Medicine
    Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine,
    Director, Infection Control, Beaumont Hospital
    Milford, MI

  • CNS Infections

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/09/2019

    Recorded on May 9, 2019 at the 2019 Internal Medicine Board Review Course in Baltimore, MD.

    This activity will discuss the major causes of community-acquired bacterial meningitis and aseptic meningitis, including the large variety of potential etiologic agents and the overlap between self-limited viral illnesses and potentially fatal bacterial infections.  An overview of the risk factors for spinal epidural abscesses is included.   This program was originally recorded on May 9, 2019 at the ACOI's 2019 Annual Board Review Course held in Baltimore, Maryland.

    MarkAlain Dery, DO, FACOI

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Tulane School of Medicine
    New Orleans, LA