Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in Primary Care

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CNE: 1.20
    • UNTHSC: 1.00
    • Physicians: 1.00
    • PT: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Aug 11, 2017
  • Expires: Aug 11, 2019
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
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Krista Kasinec Krista Kasinec, DO
Assistant Professor,
Department of Family Medicine
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas

Needs Statement

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment is a safe, effective, and low-cost modality to address many common problems in primary care. However, many practicing osteopathic physicians tend to underutilize this unique treatment option. This presentation will introduce the scientific basis for this modality and review simple techniques that may be performed in a primary care scenario.

Target Audience

This activity was planned to address the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and physical therapists.


  • Recognize new opportunities to apply osteopathic concepts and treatment techniques.
  • Apply functional anatomy, biomechanics, and knowledge of the autonomic nervous system’s physiological effects to common clinical cases.
  • Employ osteopathic manipulative techniques learned in the session.
  • Discuss proper documentation of osteopathic findings, treatment, billing and coding for each case.



UNT Health Science Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16274. This activity is approved for 1.20 Contact Hours.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.


The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 1.00 hour of AOA Category 1B CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Professionalism

IOM Competencies

  • Employ evidence-based practice


UNT Health Science Center is accredited by Texas Physical Therapy Association, Provider 1810035TX. This activity is approved for 1.00 CCU for PTs and PTAs.

For successful completion, a participant must attend the program, complete the evaluation, and request credit online at conclusion of the activity.

The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

Faculty Disclosure

Krista Kasinec, DO has nothing to disclose.   The UNT Health Science Center Professional and Continuing Education staff have nothing to disclose.