February 11, 2008 - Harrogate, Tennessee, February 11, 2008 – Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) will host its first Continuing Medical Education (CME) conference, titled Manual Medicine and Therapy I, on February 22-24, 2008.

Manual Medicine and Therapy I is the first in the Osteopathic Principles and Practice Series. The Osteopathic Principles and Practice Series is a unique educational program designed for practicing physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses and physical therapists who wish to expand their skills in manual manipulative medicine/therapy or learn manual medicine/therapy for the first time. The series begins with Manual Medicine and Therapy I, which is a foundational course and a precursor to the next series of programs. These programs will continue over the year with schedules that meet the busy practitioner’s needs. Presenters are LMU-DCOM faculty members Dr. Greg Thompson, Dr. Kimberly D'Eramo and Dr. Michael Wieting.

All instruction will take place in the new state-of-the-art LMU-DCOM building on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn. The facility has 40 electric tables and a stage area with cameras and monitors for optimal viewing of demonstrations. All sessions will be digitally recorded and available for limited access by attendees after the workshop. Attendees will be requested to provide license verification.

This program is approved for 16 hours of American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Category 1-A CME Credit by the AOA CCME. Non-D.O. participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Total cost of the three-day conference is $600. For more information, or to register for the conference, please call (423) 869-7200. A conference brochure is available online at Registration deadline is February 18.

The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. LMU-DCOM is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of osteopathic physicians to provide healthcare in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7082, e-mail, or visit us online at

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