About Continuing Education
A.T. Still University’s Continuing Education department provides support for the University’s schools, graduates and the professional community to fulfill their potential throughout their careers and ultimately impact patient care and well-being.
- The Whole Person – Graduates and faculty and those they serve
- Lifelong Learning – For faculty and graduates
- Learning Together – Creating a diverse community of learners
- Bridging Gaps – Continuing the progression
- Encouraging and Engaging – Interprofessional learning
The Continuing Education department serves to improve professional knowledge and skills; fosters a positive impact on patient outcomes; exposes clinicians to new information; and develops an interdisciplinary, healthcare team approach to treating patients and improving community/population health through the development and implementation of cost-effective, evidence-based education programs.
ATSU fulfills a need by helping healthcare professionals keep abreast of changes in healthcare, as well as by providing a mechanism for maintenance of licensure.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation
A. T. Still University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association(AOA) to sponsor continuing medical education activities for physicians. ATSU has been awarded three-year accreditation and “Level 3 Accreditation with Commendation” status for the 2013 re-accreditation cycle, ATSU is recognized as a Category 1 CME sponsor.
As an accredited provider of CME by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the Continuing Education department is involved early in the development of every educational activity for which category 1 credits are provided. If an activity is organized by an entity outside of Continuing Education, significant faculty involvement is required.
The program in dental education is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”.
The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is: http://ada.org/en/coda
Special Assistance/Dietary Needs
A.T. Still University/KCOM, an accredited provider of Continuing Medical Education (CME), complies with the American with Disabilities Act ~ 12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, a written request should be submitted at least one month in advance. For additional additional assistance with your request, please call 660-626-2232.
Continuing Education Team
Assistant Vice President+
Continuing Education Steering Committee Members
Katherine Adler, DHA, FACHE+
Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC+
Tabitha Parent Buck, AuD+
Melissa Clark, OTR/L, CES, CHT+
Lloyd Cleaver, DO, FAOCD+
Jim Farris, PT, PhD+
Norman Gevitz, PhD (Ex Officio)+
Leonard Goldstein, DDS, PhD+
Christopher Halliday, DDS, MPH+
Michael Kronenfeld, MBA, MLS+
Richard LaBaere II, DO, MPH, FAODME+
Jay Danto, DO, C-FP+
James Burkett, MS, EMT-P, PA-C, DFAAPA+
James Burkett, MS, EMT-P, PA-C, DFAAPA
Director, Advanced Physician Assistant Degree Program
Director, Residential Simulation & Skills
Assistant Professor, A.T. Still University
Vice-President, American Academy of PAs in Legal Medicine
Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
Senior Fellow, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants
Jan Baum, MA (Ex Officio)+
Jan Baum, MA
Director, Continuing Education
Barbara Maxwell, PT, DPT, MSc, Cert THE, FNAP+
Jeffrey Morgan, DO, MA, FACOI+
Monica Williamson Nenad, DHEd, MEd, RDH+
Sharon Obadia, DO+
Patricia Sexton, DHEd, FNAOME+
The CESC members have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.