The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) are hosting the ACHE Semi-Annual Research Symposium, featuring a medical research poster competition and continuing education lectures on April 14, 2023.
Research Posters & Participation
This is a community event open to all participants ranging from students in middle school to individuals in professional clinical practice/academia. Participants do not need to have an affiliation with Arkansas Colleges of Heath Education.
Abstract submission will open on January 15, 2023. Abstract submission deadline for faculty is January 31, 2023. Abstract submission deadline for all other participants is March 1, 2023.
*All research projects must have IRB review and approval, or a letter of exemption and a signed conflict of interest form.
(For IRB Questions contact Ginger.Sutliff@achehealth.edu)
Please complete the following abstract submission to have your research considered for presentation at the event. Individuals may only submit 1 abstract as a presenting author but may be co-authors on several abstract submissions.
All middle school and high school students will need to complete the Teacher/Mentor and Parent Permission Form.
Resources & Forms
- Poster Judging Guidelines
- Poster Competition Guidelines
- Conflict of Interest Form
- Parent Permission Form
Commercial Support & Exhibitors
- 1/13/23: Open abstract submission
- 1/31/23: Deadline for Faculty (who want to present on stage) to submit abstracts
- 2/6/23: Decision on approval of faculty abstracts and notification to faculty
- 2/15/23: Presenters deadline to submit PowerPoints (CME presenters and faculty research presenters)
- 3/1/23: General deadline to submit abstracts
- 3/8/23: Decision on approval of abstracts
- 3/15/23: Deadline for poster pdf submission
- 4/14/23: Research Day Event
Continuing Education Lectures
Opioid related deaths continue to be a significant public health issue. Opioid prescribing rates in our region are higher than then national norm. Our keynote speakers will give providers non-opioid treatment options for their patients with chronic pain.
Jim Turner, DO, MPH, FACOFP, FACOEP
Kristin Martin, DO
Rance McClain, DO, FACOFP, FAOASM
Jennifer Moore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, CLA
Joseph Queeney, DO, FACOS
Tony Varela, PT, DPT, PhD
After completing this activity, learners will be able to:
- Be able to identify levels of opioid use disorders/substance use disorders
- Recognize the approaches and strategies used by multi-disciplinary teams in the treatment of persons with chronic pain.
- Describe interprofessional team strategies for improving patient care in populations with opioid use disorder.
- Discuss ideal situations for referral to a manual therapist
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Osteopathic Association and Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine. The American Osteopathic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement – Physicians
The American Osteopathic Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AOA Credit Designation Statement
The Arkansas Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Arkansas Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 7.00 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
APTA Credit Designation Statement
This course has been pre-approved by the APTA for 7.0 Contact hours for Arkansas PTs and PTAs. The approval # is APTA-AR 1385.