Winter CME Conference

2020 SCOMS Winter CME Conference

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The SCOMS 2020 Winter CME Conference will be held February 21-22, 2020 at the Hilton Columbia Center in Columbia, South Carolina for 12 hours of AOA Category 1-A continuing medical education as well as great opportunities for networking with other physicians in the state. Topics will include the 2 hours of the state mandated Prescribing and Monitoring Controlled Substances along with neurosurgery, cardiology, vaping updates, end of life discussions, coding and billing, diabetes, wound care, OMM, diagnostic studies, and many more updates for the osteopathic physician. Students and residents will also benefit from this conference by attending the general session as well as a breakout session for students and residents.

Course Description

The 2020 SCOMS Winter CME Conference is designed to update osteopathic physicians on current information regarding important medical topics and rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis of this program is on practical and useful information for a clinical practice.

Course Learning Objectives

Following the conference, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical presentation of common disorders seen in primary care
  • Utilize current advances in the diagnosis and treatment of these common problems
  • Identify highly relevant medical findings that may change how a primary care physician currently practices
  • Interact and question speakers on a variety of common clinical scenarios from medical practice


Aloft Columbia Downtown  • 823 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201  (please note this is a 5 minute walk to conference hotel)

 $195 for King Standard Room  • Onsite valet parking is $22 per day and self-parking is $14 per day

Reservations must be made prior to February 6, 2020.

Book online or call (803) 445-1900


Hilton Columbia Center  •  924 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201  (SOLD OUT!)


About Columbia

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Experience Columbia, SC

Columbia, South Carolina is the new, modern South where tradition and tomorrow pair perfectly. When you cross a capital city with the largest university in the state, you get a vibrant city that is bursting with big ideas, forward thinkers and modern attitudes. The region is flush with educational opportunities, live music, festival and sporting events, excellent dining, fantastic shopping, and a zoo.

Looking for something amazing to do on Saturday night?

Get your tickets now to attend The Make-A-Wish South Carolina Wish Ball. This event will be held just steps away from the hotel at the USC Alumni Center. This fabulous evening features an incredible cocktail hour and silent auction, elegant dinner prepared by the Southern Way master culinary team, inspiring guest speakers, a thrilling live auction and music and dancing. Also, guests are treated to surprise appearances and unique wish experiences. See a clip from the 2019 Wish Ball.

CME Credits – DOs

The South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS) is recognized as an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited Category 1 CME Sponsor by the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME). SCOMS anticipates being approved for 12 hours of AOA Category 1-A CME credit for this program pending approval by the AOA CCME. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she spent in the educational activity.

SCOMS Continuing Medical Education Policy

Evaluation data will be compiled and provided to SCOMS. Comments and suggestions regarding program content, location and other program specific details will be considered when planning future activities. Grievances regarding program administration and reporting of AOA CME credits will be handled on an individual basis. Participants with grievances that cannot be resolved will be sent to the AOA CCME.

Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of SCOMS to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational programs. All participating faculty are expected to disclose to the participants any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation.

Who Should Attend?

This conference is designed for family physicians, internal medicine physicians and other primary care providers and specialists.