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 119 (FP119) Topics Include:  Female Sexual Disfunction, HSV-2 Infection, Cranial Nerve Function Evaluation, Iron Supplementation, Cardiac Status Before Surgery, and more.

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

Full Course:
FP119
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
FP119A, FP119B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Topics in Women's Health

List characteristics of sexual health, function, and dysfunction; Evaluate patients with female sexual dysfunction based on a biopsychosocial framework; Select appropriate therapy for female sexual interest or arousal disorder; Distinguish clinical signs of rheumatoid arthritis from those of osteoarthritis; Counsel patients about head-to-toe pain, inflammatory back pain, and shoulder and neck pain.

A Clinical Approach to Dementia

Screen patients for mild cognitive impairment and dementia; Provide pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management options for cognitive impairment; Counsel patients about caregiver support, sites of care, and advanced planning; Recognize cognitive changes that occur with normal aging; Distinguish dementia from similar conditions, such as delirium and depressive disorders.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Herpes and Syphilis /Aspirin for Primary Prevention

Counsel patients with HSV-2 infection about prevention of transmission to uninfected sex partners; Reduce risk for neonatal transmission of HSV-2 in pregnancy; Select a specific screening test for syphilis; Cite United States Preventive Services Task Force and American College of Chest Physicians guidelines about the use of aspirin for primary prevention of CVD; Provide evidence-based guidance to patients about the risks and benefits of aspirin use for primary prevention.

Atopic Dermatitis/Management of Sleep Apnea

Elaborate on the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis; Address disrupted sleep and other comorbidities in children with atopic dermatitis; Provide patients with effective therapeutic options for atopic dermatitis; Recognize how oral and nasal devices and body-positioning appliances can improve obstructive sleep apnea; Select patients most likely to benefit from pharmacologic or surgical treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea.

Breast Cancer/Neurologic Examination

Screen average-risk women for BC based on United States Preventive Services Task Force and American Cancer Society guidelines; Classify BC based on tumor characteristics and anatomic extent; Counsel patients about management options for earlystage and metastatic BC; Assess mental status in patients with suspected neurologic dysfunction; Evaluate cranial nerve function, coordination, and somatosensory sensation.

Acute Bronchitis /Sleep Management

Review atypical pathogens that can cause acute bronchitis; Implement strategies to reduce overprescription of antibiotics; Determine appropriate treatment of patients with pneumonia based on clinical findings; Explain the forces that cause sleepiness and wakefulness; Counsel patients with insomnia about nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment options.

Disorders of the Stomach

Recognize patients who should undergo testing for Helicobacter pylori infection; Select an effective therapeutic regimen for eradication of Helicobacter pylori; Identify cardinal symptoms of functional dyspepsia and its subtypes; Explain the role of antidepressant therapy in the treatment of functional dyspepsia; Counsel patients about pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options for functional dyspepsia.

Iron/ Prevention of Heart Disease

Identify causes of high serum ferritin levels; Select appropriate therapy for patients with iron overload; Compare dosing options for oral and intravenous iron supplementation; Counsel patients about the benefits of integrative medicine approaches for cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, and lipid profile; Use mind-body therapies and motivational interviewing strategies to help patients make lifestyle modifications.

Contraception/Comorbidities of Heart Failure

Implement evidence-based practice guidelines regarding safety and efficacy of contraceptives; Provide safe and effective options for contraception to women with diabetes, obesity, and migraine; Identify benefits of treating sleep-disordered breathing in patients with heart failure; Diagnose and treat iron deficiency in patients with heart failure; Employ appropriate strategies to control heart rate and rhythm in patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation.

Preoperative Evaluation/Lipids

Report and optimize medical problems identified during the preoperative evaluation; Take a stepwise approach to evaluating cardiac status before surgery; Implement preoperative medication management; Initiate statin therapy for primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease; Counsel patients about the safety of statin therapy.

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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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