Family Practice

Family Practice Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 123 (FP123) Topics Include:  and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
FP123
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
FP123A, FP123B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Deprescribing

Explain the principles of deprescribing in elderly patients; Revise treatment goals and drug prescriptions for elderly patient based on age, comorbidities, and life expectancy; Employ communication strategies with the patient to optimize medications; List adverse effects of psychotropic medications; Weigh risk factors vs benefits in use of warfarin.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY AND GERIATRICS

COVID-19 Review

Elaborate on the virology and pathophysiology of the SARS-CoV-2 virus; Delineate the time course of infection with the SARSCoV-2 virus; Select appropriate treatments for patients with COVID-19; Identify uncommon cardiac and neurologic manifestations of COVID-19; Recognize the risk for pulmonary aspergillosis in critically ill patients with COVID-19.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Clotting Disorders and Treatment

Assess for common clotting disorders using appropriate clinical and laboratory testing; Distinguish among hemorrhagic and thrombotic disorders; Recognize risk factors for common clotting disorders; Prioritize the correction of underlying disorders when treating clotting disorders; Counsel women about increased risk for thromboembolic disease associated with genetic disorders, pregnancy, and oral contraceptives.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/Systolic Heart Failure

Determine the differential diagnosis in a patient with signs and symptoms that suggest carpal tunnel syndrome; Implement targeted strategies for diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome; Optimize treatment in patients who have carpal tunnel syndrome; Provide patients with effective options for treatment of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction; Recognize adverse prognostic factors in patients with heart failure.

Osteoporosis /Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

List the clinical indications for osteoporosis treatment; Explain the osteoporosis treatment algorithm used in practice; Cite pharmacologic therapies for high-risk and very highrisk patients with osteoporosis; Distinguish between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and NASH; Optimize management of NASH using pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions.

Fibromyalgia/Implicit Bias

List the symptoms of FM; Evaluate the differential diagnoses for FM; Define implicit bias and racism as they relate to health care; Identify factors that contribute to disparities in health and health care among members of different ethnic groups; Reduce potential for implicit bias and racism within a medical institution by implementing appropriate training programs.

Heart Failure in the Geriatric Population

Diagnose heart failure with reduced ejection fraction; Diagnose heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; Choose an appropriate pharmacologic agent to treat heart failure in an older adult; Identify the devices used as therapy in patients with heart failure; Recognize the contributions of multimorbidity and frailty to the management of older adults with heart failure.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Abdominal Pain

Identify nongastrointestinal etiologies of abdominal pain; Recognize risk factors for colon cancer in patients who have diverticulitis; Evaluate patients who present with right upper quadrant abdominal pain and a history of cholecystectomy; Implement strategies to identify patients with atypical presentations of myocardial infarction; Provide patients with effective options for treatment of ischemic colitis.

The Latest in Care for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Characterize the current goal of treatment of inflammatory bowel disease; Differentiate between treatment of mild-to-moderate and moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis; Compare the efficacy and safety profiles of infliximab, vedolizumab, ustekinumab, and tofacitinib for treating ulcerative colitis; Counsel patients with inflammatory bowel disease on the benefits of vaccination against, eg, influenza, pneumonia, and herps zoster; Screen for osteoporosis and skin cancer in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Elder Abuse /Overuse Injuries in Children

List the different forms of elder abuse and neglect; Identify factors that increase the chance of elder abuse and neglect; Recommend support and resources that are available for prevention of elder abuse and neglect; Identify the cause of limping in pediatric patients; Optimize the diagnosis and treatment of the common orthopedic overuse injuries in children.

Accreditation

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Pediatrics, Emergency MedicineInternal MedicineObesity, Women's Health, Men's Health and Nutrition.

If you have taken the current Family Practice CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Family Practice plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.

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