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 106 (FP106) Topics Include:  Impact of Insomnia, Rhinitis, DKA, STD Screening Recommendations, Alcohol Abuse, and more.

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

Full Course:
FP106
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
FP106A, FP106B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Pediatric Medicine: Confronting the Difficult Cases

Describe differences in the pediatric airway; Discuss complications of bronchiolitis; Select appropriate treatment of asthma and croup; Explain the effects of adverse childhood events on adult disease; Recognize signs of domestic violence and postpartum depression.

Common Nasal Issues/Research Articles of Clinical Interest

Evaluate and manage patients with allergic or nonallergic rhinitis based on consensus guidelines; Appropriately diagnose and treat acute and chronic rhinosinusitis (RS); Recognize potential complications and rare diagnoses associated with acute and chronic RS; Summarize findings of recent studies with relevance to primary care medicine; Incorporate evidence-based strategies into clinical practice.

Insomnia: Behavioral Management

Discuss the impact of insomnia on physical and mental health; Recognize common comorbidities found in patients with insomnia; Relate the fundamentals of sleep biology and circadian processes; Review evidence-based management options for patients with acute and chronic insomnia; Outline the model and strategy of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis/Research Articles

Recognize signs and symptoms of DKA; Review laboratory findings to confirm diagnosis of DKA; Correct fluid loss, serum glucose, and electrolyte abnormalities in children and adults with DKA; Counsel parents about accuracy in measuring liquid medication and behavioral sleep interventions for infants; Discuss recent findings about shorter courses of antibiotic therapy for community-acquired pneumonia, treatment of recurrent wheezing in children, and the efficacy of glucosamine and chondroitin.

Rheumatoid Arthritis/Foot and Ankle Injuries

Recognize patients at risk for RA; Perform appropriate laboratory and imaging studies to assess for RA; Select effective first-line therapies for treatment of RA; Work up ankle injuries that cause anterolateral ankle pain; Differentiate among the less common causes of lateral ankle pain, hindfoot pain, and midfoot pain.

Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing the Risk

Evaluate the association between sleep disorders and cardiovascular disease; Provide information about the pathophysiology and comorbidities associated with sleep apnea; Identify best practices for the evaluation and management of patients with suspected obstructive or central sleep apnea; Compare various methods of classifying obesity; Counsel patients on primary care interventions, including pharmacotherapy, available to assist with weight management.

Low Back Pain/Pancreatic Cancer

Optimize processes for obtaining medical history from patients presenting with low back pain; Formulate a differential diagnosis and management plan for patients with low back pain; Summarize the epidemiology and diagnosis of pancreatic cancer; Outline the classification of pancreatic cancer and screening recommendations for high-risk individuals; Recommend evidence-based treatments for various stages of pancreatic cancer.

Office Ophthalmology/Update on Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Recognize causes of eye pain and floaters that require urgent treatment; Determine causes of transient vision loss or blockages in vision; Evaluate patients with third nerve palsy, red eye, and eye trauma; Discuss screening recommendations for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis; Select effective therapy for treating gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis.

Clinical Concepts in Rheumatology and Neurology

Distinguish PMR from GCA; Select the most effective treatment of PMR; Cite recent data about the use of abatacept and tocilizumab in patients with GCA; Apply the clinical findings reported by studies of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), cubital tunnel syndrome (CuTS), and tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS); Choose between conservative and surgical management options for CTS, CuTS, and TTS.

Multiple Sclerosis/Alcohol Abuse

Identify symptoms suggestive of multiple sclerosis (MS); Recognize common physical examination and magnetic resonance imaging findings in patients with MS; Explain the pathophysiology of MS and its progression; Use evidence-based screening strategies for alcohol abuse; Prescribe medications for the treatment of alcohol abuse.

Pediatric Medicine: Confronting the Difficult Cases

Describe differences in the pediatric airway; Discuss complications of bronchiolitis; Select appropriate treatment of asthma and croup; Explain the effects of adverse childhood events on adult disease; Recognize signs of domestic violence and postpartum depression.

Insomnia: Behavioral Management

Discuss the impact of insomnia on physical and mental health; Recognize common comorbidities found in patients with insomnia; Relate the fundamentals of sleep biology and circadian processes; Review evidence-based management options for patients with acute and chronic insomnia; Outline the model and strategy of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.

Rheumatoid Arthritis/Foot and Ankle Injuries

Recognize patients at risk for RA; Perform appropriate laboratory and imaging studies to assess for RA; Select effective first-line therapies for treatment of RA; Work up ankle injuries that cause anterolateral ankle pain; Differentiate among the less common causes of lateral ankle pain, hindfoot pain, and midfoot pain.

Low Back Pain/Pancreatic Cancer

Optimize processes for obtaining medical history from patients presenting with low back pain; Formulate a differential diagnosis and management plan for patients with low back pain; Summarize the epidemiology and diagnosis of pancreatic cancer; Outline the classification of pancreatic cancer and screening recommendations for high-risk individuals; Recommend evidence-based treatments for various stages of pancreatic cancer.

Clinical Concepts in Rheumatology and Neurology

Distinguish PMR from GCA; Select the most effective treatment of PMR; Cite recent data about the use of abatacept and tocilizumab in patients with GCA; Apply the clinical findings reported by studies of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), cubital tunnel syndrome (CuTS), and tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS); Choose between conservative and surgical management options for CTS, CuTS, and TTS.

Common Nasal Issues/Research Articles of Clinical Interest

Evaluate and manage patients with allergic or nonallergic rhinitis based on consensus guidelines; Appropriately diagnose and treat acute and chronic rhinosinusitis (RS); Recognize potential complications and rare diagnoses associated with acute and chronic RS; Summarize findings of recent studies with relevance to primary care medicine; Incorporate evidence-based strategies into clinical practice.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis/Research Articles

Recognize signs and symptoms of DKA; Review laboratory findings to confirm diagnosis of DKA; Correct fluid loss, serum glucose, and electrolyte abnormalities in children and adults with DKA; Counsel parents about accuracy in measuring liquid medication and behavioral sleep interventions for infants; Discuss recent findings about shorter courses of antibiotic therapy for community-acquired pneumonia, treatment of recurrent wheezing in children, and the efficacy of glucosamine and chondroitin.

Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing the Risk

Evaluate the association between sleep disorders and cardiovascular disease; Provide information about the pathophysiology and comorbidities associated with sleep apnea; Identify best practices for the evaluation and management of patients with suspected obstructive or central sleep apnea; Compare various methods of classifying obesity; Counsel patients on primary care interventions, including pharmacotherapy, available to assist with weight management.

Office Ophthalmology/Update on Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Recognize causes of eye pain and floaters that require urgent treatment; Determine causes of transient vision loss or blockages in vision; Evaluate patients with third nerve palsy, red eye, and eye trauma; Discuss screening recommendations for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis; Select effective therapy for treating gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis.

Multiple Sclerosis/Alcohol Abuse

Identify symptoms suggestive of multiple sclerosis (MS); Recognize common physical examination and magnetic resonance imaging findings in patients with MS; Explain the pathophysiology of MS and its progression; Use evidence-based screening strategies for alcohol abuse; Prescribe medications for the treatment of alcohol abuse.

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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