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 110 (FP110) Topics Include:  Treat Pseudobulbar Affect, Common Causes of Kidney Stones, Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat Diets, Dysfunctional Voiding, Testicular Torsion, and more.

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

Full Course:
FP110
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
FP110A, FP110B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Clinical Concepts in Gerontology: Immune Therapy/Psychotropic Medications

Explain the mechanism of action of immune checkpoint inhibitors; Determine whether a patient is an appropriated candidate for immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy; Select appropriate antipsychotic agents for patients with dementia secondary to Parkinson disease; Treat pseudobulbar affect, sleep disturbance, and hallucinations in patients with dementia; Distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Lewy body dementia.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Infections in Children/ Nosebleeds

Develop an evidence-based management plan for infants with fever without a source; Employ appropriate diagnostic and treatment strategies for young children with urinary tract infection; List diagnostic and treatment regimens for children with suspected streptococcal pharyngitis, pertussis, or pneumonia; Diagnose common childhood exanthems; Counsel patients about etiology, pathology, and management
of epistaxis.

Delirium

Explain the term "delirium."; Propose a workup plan for the patient with suspected delirium; Distinguish delirium from dementia; List pharmacologic treatment options for delirium; Prevent delirium in hospitalized patients.

Update on Women's Health

Distinguish type 1 from type 2 endometrial cancer; Determine whether a patient with endometrial cancer is a candidate for surgery, radiation therapy, or chemotherapy; Counsel patients with endometrial cancer about risk for recurrence and survival rates; Identify patients with dysfunctional voiding; Perform an appropriate workup for patients with symptoms of dysfunctional voiding.

Menopause/Literature Review: Diabetes, Clostridium difficile Infections

List symptoms commonly reported by women transitioning through menopause; Explain the pathophysiology of common menopause symptoms; Formulate a nonhormonal treatment plan for women with bothersome menopausal symptoms; Counsel patients with diabetes at risk for renal disease about options for treatment; Implement strategies for prevention of mrCDI.

Topics in Urology

Identify common causes of kidney stones; Select appropriate treatment of kidney stones based on stone size, location of the stone, and presence of infection; Describe surgical procedures used in the management of kidney stones; Counsel men with postprostatectomy incontinence about pelvic floor muscle training and bladder control; Diagnose and treat common sexually transmitted infections in men.

Urologic Concerns in Men

Counsel patients about the risks and benefits of prostatespecific antigen (PSA) screening; Review recommendations for PSA screening; Discuss data about cardiovascular risks associated with testosterone replacement therapy; Recognize urologic emergencies such as testicular torsion and Fournier gangrene; Select appropriate treatments for lower urinary tract symptoms.

Opioid Use Disorders: Evidence-Based Treatment

Evaluate the efficacy of medication-assisted therapy in patients with OUD; List diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders; Distinguish medication dosing for use in pain control from that in treatment of OUD; Classify medications used in the treatment of OUD according their mechanisms of action; Choose the most appropriate routes of administration for MAT.

QUALIFIES FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Tobacco Dependence/Pneumonia

Explain the impact of smoking on individual and public health; Develop a management plan to help smokers successfully quit; Counsel teens about risks associated with e-cigarettes; Use appropriate assessments for diagnosing for pneumonia; Limit the duration of antibiotic therapy for bacterial pneumonia according to evidence-based guidelines.

Obesity: A Management Update

Counsel patients about a low-carbohydrate diet for weight loss; Compare benefits of a low-carbohydrate diet with those of a low-fat diet; Educate patients about lifestyle modification and pharmacologic therapy for prevention of diabetes; Explain obesity as an outcome of coping with stress and other environmental factors; List strategies for prevention and treatment of obesity in black women and other high-risk groups.

Clinical Concepts in Gerontology: Immune Therapy/Psychotropic Medications

Explain the mechanism of action of immune checkpoint inhibitors; Determine whether a patient is an appropriated candidate for immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy; Select appropriate antipsychotic agents for patients with dementia secondary to Parkinson disease; Treat pseudobulbar affect, sleep disturbance, and hallucinations in patients with dementia; Distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Lewy body dementia.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Delirium

Explain the term "delirium."; Propose a workup plan for the patient with suspected delirium; Distinguish delirium from dementia; List pharmacologic treatment options for delirium; Prevent delirium in hospitalized patients.

Topics in Urology

Identify common causes of kidney stones; Select appropriate treatment of kidney stones based on stone size, location of the stone, and presence of infection; Describe surgical procedures used in the management of kidney stones; Counsel men with postprostatectomy incontinence about pelvic floor muscle training and bladder control; Diagnose and treat common sexually transmitted infections in men.

Opioid Use Disorders: Evidence-Based Treatment

Evaluate the efficacy of medication-assisted therapy in patients with OUD; List diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders; Distinguish medication dosing for use in pain control from that in treatment of OUD; Classify medications used in the treatment of OUD according their mechanisms of action; Choose the most appropriate routes of administration for MAT.

QUALIFIES FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Obesity: A Management Update

Counsel patients about a low-carbohydrate diet for weight loss; Compare benefits of a low-carbohydrate diet with those of a low-fat diet; Educate patients about lifestyle modification and pharmacologic therapy for prevention of diabetes; Explain obesity as an outcome of coping with stress and other environmental factors; List strategies for prevention and treatment of obesity in black women and other high-risk groups.

Infections in Children/ Nosebleeds

Develop an evidence-based management plan for infants with fever without a source; Employ appropriate diagnostic and treatment strategies for young children with urinary tract infection; List diagnostic and treatment regimens for children with suspected streptococcal pharyngitis, pertussis, or pneumonia; Diagnose common childhood exanthems; Counsel patients about etiology, pathology, and management
of epistaxis.

Update on Women's Health

Distinguish type 1 from type 2 endometrial cancer; Determine whether a patient with endometrial cancer is a candidate for surgery, radiation therapy, or chemotherapy; Counsel patients with endometrial cancer about risk for recurrence and survival rates; Identify patients with dysfunctional voiding; Perform an appropriate workup for patients with symptoms of dysfunctional voiding.

Menopause/Literature Review: Diabetes, Clostridium difficile Infections

List symptoms commonly reported by women transitioning through menopause; Explain the pathophysiology of common menopause symptoms; Formulate a nonhormonal treatment plan for women with bothersome menopausal symptoms; Counsel patients with diabetes at risk for renal disease about options for treatment; Implement strategies for prevention of mrCDI.

Urologic Concerns in Men

Counsel patients about the risks and benefits of prostatespecific antigen (PSA) screening; Review recommendations for PSA screening; Discuss data about cardiovascular risks associated with testosterone replacement therapy; Recognize urologic emergencies such as testicular torsion and Fournier gangrene; Select appropriate treatments for lower urinary tract symptoms.

Tobacco Dependence/Pneumonia

Explain the impact of smoking on individual and public health; Develop a management plan to help smokers successfully quit; Counsel teens about risks associated with e-cigarettes; Use appropriate assessments for diagnosing for pneumonia; Limit the duration of antibiotic therapy for bacterial pneumonia according to evidence-based guidelines.

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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