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 121 (FP121) Topics Include:  Testosterone Deficiency, Sciatica vs. Piriformis Syndrome, GH Replacement Therapy, Benign, Precancerous or Cancerous Colon Polyps,  Various Types of Acne, and more.

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

Full Course:
FP121
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
FP121A, FP121B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Hypogonadism/Gluten Sensitivity

Optimize screening for testosterone deficiency; Explain the pathophysiology of normal and impaired testosterone production and its relationship to cardiometabolic syndrome; Differentiate among wheat allergy, celiac disease, and nonceliac gluten sensitivity; List common pathophysiologic and immune-related changes in the gut that occur with celiac disease; Determine the basic workup for celiac disease, including serologic testing.

Diet and Lifestyle During Pregnancy

Piriformis Syndrome/Electrolyte Disorders

Explain the pathophysiology of piriformis syndrome; Distinguish signs and symptoms of sciatica from those of piriformis syndrome; Provide effective treatment to patients with piriformis syndrome; Identify common causes of electrolyte disorders; Correct severe electrolyte imbalances.

Reimbursement for Medications/Migraine in Women/Vasectomy

Guide patients in finding assistance programs for uncovered medical expenses; Navigate the prior authorization and appeals process for treatments denied by a patient's insurance company; Choose adequate therapies for migraine prophylaxis for patients in the perimenstrual period; Advise patients about the benefits and risks associated with the use of oral contraceptives for the treatment of migraine; Counsel male patients who are considering vasectomy.

Growth Hormone Deficiency/Pediatric Migraine

Identify patients who can benefit from growth hormone (GH) stimulation testing; Prescribe appropriate doses of GH based on patient characteristics; Educate patients about the proper use and benefits of long-term GH replacement therapy; Identify factors that increase risk for progression to chronic migraine; Optimize therapies for the prevention of migraine in children and adolescents.

Allergic Rhinitis/Down Syndrome in Adults

Distinguish between allergic rhinitis and other conditions with similar presentations; Recommend appropriate treatment of allergic rhinitis based on the patient's medical history and personal preferences; Consider pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches to treating allergic rhinitis; Recognize cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and orthopedic conditions commonly observed in adults with Down syndrome; Counsel patients with Down syndrome and their families about reproductive health issues in individuals with Down syndrome.

Leukemia/Colorectal Cancer

Differentiate between acute and chronic leukemia based on a patient's clinical presentation and history; Identify and treat patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia; Provide patients with effective options for treatment of acute myeloid leukemia; Distinguish among benign, precancerous, and cancerous colon polyps; Recommend a screening or surveillance plan for colon cancer based on a patient's lifestyle, medical history, and family history of cancer.

Insomnia/Chest Pain

Apply the diagnostic criteria for insomnia; Perform an appropriate workup for a patient who presents with insomnia; Choose an appropriate behavioral or pharmacologic therapy for a patient who presents with insomnia; Formulate a differential diagnosis for chest pain; Use principles of clinical epidemiology to assess the utility of stress testing in a patient with chest pain.

Dermatologic Conditions/Chronic Cough

Identify and treat the various types of acne; Recommend appropriate nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches to treat acne, eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea; Formulate a differential diagnosis for pink, scaly plaques; Counsel patients on approaches to treat annular lesions; Improve empiric therapies to treat chronic cough.

Influenza /Stroke

Explain coverage and efficacy of vaccination for the influenza virus; Identify high-risk factors for influenza virus infection; Optimize the use of vaccination for the influenza virus and antiviral drugs in high-risk populations; List the clinical characteristics of stroke in young patients; Diagnose and treat stroke in the young patient.

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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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    Teresa B., MD, Connecticut
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  • Excellent, informative topics that can be incorporated into current practice. Staff is courteous and helpful.

    Robert C., PAC, California

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