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 117 (FP117) Topics Include:  and more.

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Course Topics

Inflammatory Bowel Disease/Migraine and Diet

Identify signs and symptoms of IBD; Choose appropriate therapy for patients with IBD; Counsel patients with IBD about use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, smoking, and pregnancy; Explain mechanisms through which foods and beverages might trigger headache; List specific diets that may reduce frequency of headache or migraine.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Predict causes of AUB in reproductive-aged women; Perform an appropriate workup for women with AUB; Weigh risks and benefits of various therapies for AUB; Counsel patients about treatment options for fibroids; Select appropriate management of AUB for perimenopausal patients and patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Depression/Well-child Care

Identify patients with depression based on screening questions and diagnostic criteria; Select appropriate antidepressant therapy based on mechanism of action, side effects, and potential for drug interactions; Discuss treatments for treatment-resistant depression and novel therapies for treating depression; Consider guidelines and recommendations on screening for blood pressure, vision, and hearing in children; Use validated assessment tools for evaluating children with signs of developmental delay or autism spectrum disorder.

Benign Colon and Anorectal Diseases

Recognize signs and symptoms of diverticular disease; Evaluate patients with constipation to determine its cause; Elaborate on colon cancer screening modalities for highrisk patients; Differentiate internal from external hemorrhoids; Identify and treat anal fissures, pruritus ani, and condyloma acuminatum.

Common Eye Issues /Advance Care Planning

Select appropriate treatment of dry eye syndrome, foreign bodies in the eye, and corneal abrasion; Work up patients with scleritis and acute angle-closure glaucoma; Distinguish preseptal cellulitis from orbital cellulitis; Define legal terms relevant to advance care planning, including living will, advance directive, surrogate decision maker, and guardian; Initiate discussions about advance care planning with patients and their family members.

Arthritis of the Knee and Hip

Assess patients who present with knee pain; Use nonsurgical techniques to manage knee pain; Counsel patients about surgical options for managing arthritis of the knee; Distinguish among common causes of hip pain; Provide preoperative management to patients undergoing hip replacement.

Secondary Prevention of Stroke /Dietary Calcium

Recognize common causes and mechanisms of stroke; Differentiate among subtypes of stroke based on signs and symptoms; Select effective strategies for secondary prevention of stroke; Provide guidance to help patients meet their goals for dietary intake of calcium; Identify risks associated with calcium supplementation.

Cirrhosis /Measles Vaccination

Select effective therapy for complications of cirrhosis; Evaluate patients with suspected hepatic encephalopathy; Use appropriate screening and diagnostic tools for hepatocellular carcinoma; Recognize patients who require the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine; Use a presumptive vaccination strategy to reduce vaccine hesitancy.

Aortic Stenosis /Lateral Elbow Pain

Explain mechanisms and common causes of aortic stenosis; Recognize sequelae and complications of aortic stenosis; Identify appropriate candidates for transcatheter aortic valve replacement; Distinguish signs and symptoms of tennis elbow from other causes of lateral elbow pain; Select appropriate treatment of lateral elbow pain.

Vaccination Update /Cannabinoids for Pain

Recognize at-risk patients who may need to receive the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine or meningococcal vaccine; Cite updated recommendations for the use of pneumococcal vaccines; Use shared decision making based on recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; Educate patients about the risks of cannabis use; Counsel patients about the concomitant use of cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol.

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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    Teresa B., MD, Connecticut
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    Robert C., PAC, California


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