OPP/OMT Integration Workshop #3 presents integration of OPP into the care of hospitalized patients that have undergone abdominal surgical procedures. This DVD is a case based review of treatments that can be used in post-op cholecystectomy and C-section patients, with a review of the autonomic and sympathetic nervous system, viscerosomatic reflex terminology, the phrenic nerve and abdominal diaphragm, thoracic cage, atelectasis, ileus, Osteopathic Manipulative Techniques (Soft Tissue, Functional Indirect, Lymphatic Drainage, Mesenteric Release), and SOAP note documentation. The workshop provides competency based learner assessment tools and educational helps for effective delivery of the module.
This DVD also features a presentation by William Anderson, D.O., F.A.C.O.S. to osteopathic medical students on the integration of osteopathic principles into the practice of an osteopathic surgeon, and the importance of osteopathic principles and practice for the surgical clinician.