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Counseling Patients on Health Care Promotion

Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Patient Care
Professionalism

Self-directed module for residents on the importance of promoting healthy patient lifestyles and application of behavior modification theories

Located at:
https://scs.msu.edu/mm/pcm/


Osteopathic Musculoskeletal Exam for the Hospitalized Patient

Osteopathic Principles and Practice

This self-directed learning module provides a competency-based tool that teaches residents, interns, and students how to perform the Osteopathic Musculoskeletal Exam (OME) for the hospitalized patient. The module provides assessment tools for trainers as well as house staff, a complete video demonstration of the OME, and a lecture presentation for each part of the structural exam. The Osteopathic Musculoskeletal Exam for the Hospitalized Patient is a valuable educational tool for Osteopathic educators and clinicians. Microsoft Windows required.

Located at:
https://scs.msu.edu/mm/ome/

Available for purchase at:
http://shop.msu.edu/product_p/msut-14.htm


Osteopathic Treatment of the Postoperative Laparotomy Patient

Osteopathic Principles and Practice

This self-directed learning module provides a competency-based tool that teaches residents, interns, and students how to perform the osteopathic treatment for the post-operative laparotomy patient. The module provides multiple competency evaluation tools that fulfill AOA competence assessment guidelines and video demonstrations of the various treatments, including a convenient review loop of all treatments. The Osteopathic Treatment of the Postoperative Laparotomy Patient is a valuable educational tool for Osteopathic educators and clinicians. Microsoft Windows required.

Located at:
https://scs.msu.edu/mm/postoplap/

Available for purchase at:
http://shop.msu.edu/product_p/msut-15.htm


Research Training Course for Residents

Includes 20 modules for Mac, PC, or iPod; mentor's handbook; written assignments and quizzes for resident portfolios. Modules are followed by a test and/or written Assignment. Upon completion of the modules, the resident will have a protocol ready to submit to his/her local IRB and be ready to collect data to complete the research project. Faculty are provided a mentor's manual containing overviews of the resident course, structured assessment plans, and question protocols to guide the resident's research.

Located at:
https://scs.msu.edu/mm/rtc/

Available for purchase at:
http://shop.msu.edu/product_p/msut-56.htm


S.A.F.E.R.: Sleep Alertness and Fatigue Education in Residency

Patient Care
Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
Professionalism

SAFER, or Sleep, Alertness and Fatigue Education in Residency, is a 25-minute narrated video presentation that provides an introduction to the science of sleep and the effects of sleep deprivation. SAFER focuses on the demands and stresses of medical residency. The presentation provides practical suggestions for residents to manage fatigue and sleepiness including:

  • The influence of circadian and homeostatic processes
  • When and how long to sleep
  • What fatigue countermeasures to use

Located at:
http://scs.msu.edu/mm/safer/