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RETAINWORKS 2024 ECHO: Stay-at-Work and Return-to-Work Strategies for Musculoskeletal Health

About the Series

This series will include 4 courses on Wednesdays beginning April 24 through May 15, 2024.

All courses will be held via Zoom from 12:00 – 1:00 PM CST.

The RETAINWORKS Musculoskeletal Health 2024 ECHO series provides strategies and resources to develop holistic stay-at-work and return-to-work plans that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of employees recovering from musculoskeletal injuries.

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Funding Statement

RETAINWORKS is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Social Security Administration under a grant award of $21,600,000 to the Kansas Department of Commerce that will be incrementally provided. 100% of grant funding is from U.S. Federal funds.

This document does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor or the Social Security Administration, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Cost & Continuing Education Credit
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In support of improving patient care, University of Kansas Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statements

Physician: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
The University of Kansas Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing: ANCC Contact Hours
The University of Kansas Medical Center designates this activity for a maximum of 4 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Physician Assistant: AAPA Category 1
The University of Kansas Medical Center has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

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Psychology
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

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IPCE
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 4 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Social Work
The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center East, as an approved provider of continuing education by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board presents this offering for a maximum of 4 hour(s) credit applicable for relicensure of LASWs, LBSWs, LMSWs and LSCSWs. Kansas Provider Number 12-002. Karen Aufdemberge, RN, BSN, Coordinator.

Physical Therapists: KPTA
Approval by The American Physical Therapy Association of Kansas for 4.0 Continuing Education hours. For reporting purposes, participants requesting credit will need to submit their license number when completing the online evaluation.

Occupational Therapists: KOTA
Approval of 4 hours of credit by The Kansas Occupational Therapy Association's Continuing Education Committee.

Certificates of attendance will be emailed to those identifying as Occupational Therapists the week of May 22, 2024.

Courses
Staying in the Workplace After Injury: Upper Extremity
Speaker
  • Matthew L. Drake, MD, Associate Professor, The University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS
Low Back Pain in the Workforce: Managing Expectations From Patients and Employers
Speaker
  • Guest Speaker: Joshua T. Bunch, MD, Spine Surgeon, University of Kansas Orthopedic Surgery Department, The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS

Transition of Acute to Chronic Pain: Risk Factors and Interventions
Speaker
  • Kimberly Templeton, MD, FAAOS, FAOA, FAMWA, Professor and Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Work Environment and Treatment Planning
Speakers
  • Ashton Stubbs, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist II, Rehabilitation Services; Marc A. Asher, MD, Comprehensive Spine Center, The University of Kansas Health System Kansas City, KS

  • Shellie Sharp, Employer Coordinator, Workforce Partnership, Lenexa, KS

Specialty Team

  • Kimberly Templeton, MD, FAAOS, FAOA, FAMWA, Professor and Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
  • Angela Fehr, RN, RETAINWORKS Clinical Nurse Navigator, Care Collaborative, The University of Kansas Health System, Salina, KS
  • Ashton Stubbs, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist II, Rehabilitation Services; Marc A. Asher, MD, Comprehensive Spine Center, The University of Kansas Health System Kansas City, KS
  • Shellie Sharp, Employer Coordinator, Workforce Partnership, Lenexa, KS
  • Matthew L. Drake, MD, Associate Professor, The University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS
  • Guest Speaker: Joshua T. Bunch, MD, Spine Surgeon, University of Kansas Orthopedic Surgery Department, The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS
Community Engagement

University of Kansas Medical Center
KUMC Project ECHO
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-5230
projectecho@kumc.edu