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 115 (FP115) Topics Include:  Resistance of Candida Species, Skin Cancer Prevention, HIV Risk and Prevention, Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Nonpharmacologic Options for Treating Pain, and more.

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

Full Course:
FP115
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
FP115A, FP115B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Antibiotics Review, Part 2: Update on Antifungal Agents

Assess efficacy data about azoles, amphotericin B, and echinocandins in the treatment of candidemia; Select appropriate treatments for infection with Candida species on the basis of the Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines; Predict treatment susceptibility and rates of resistance of Candida species; Prescribe an effective azole for treatment of aspergillosis; Counsel patients about adverse effects associated with azole therapy.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Micronutrients /Cannabis in Older Adults

Elaborate on the components of the Dietary Reference Intakes; Optimize the absorption of vitamins D, C, and E; Counsel patients about the safety of dietary supplements; Evaluate data from studies of cannabis therapy for pain, sleep, anxiety, and dementia; Recognize the adverse effects and contraindications associated with cannabis therapy

Chronic Epilepsy/ US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations

Address causes of breakthrough seizures in patients with epilepsy, such as noncompliance with medication; Educate patients with epilepsy about medication risks, including medical marijuana; Screen low-risk, asymptomatic women for cervical cancer by use of appropriate screening tests and intervals; Counsel patients about fall prevention, skin cancer prevention, and unhealthy alcohol use; Identify interventions and procedures that should not be performed because of a lack of evidence or insufficient data.

Travel Medicine /Side Effects of Targeted Therapy

Distinguish between the clinical manifestations of dengue fever, Chikungunya fever, and Zika virus infection; Recognize travelers who may benefit from prophylactic vaccinations or chemoprophylaxis for malaria; Identify causes of fever without localizing findings in recent travelers; Discuss the types of short-term and long-term side effects patients may encounter with various targeted therapies; Counsel patients about the risk for long-term or permanent side effects of targeted therapies.

Management of HIV Infection

Recognize patients who should be screened for HIV; Counsel patients about HIV risk and prevention; Compare advantages and disadvantages of classes of HIV therapy; Select an appropriate HIV treatment regimen; Prevent opportunistic infections in patients with HIV.

QUALIFIES FOR HIV/AIDS-A112
QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Prevention of HIV Infection/Screening for Breast Cancer

Identify candidates for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) to prevent HIV infection; Select an appropriate combination of drugs to be used as PrEP or PEP for prevention of HIV infection; List current recommendations for screening mammography to detect BC; Preserve the benefits and reduce harms of screening for BC; Counsel high-risk patients about supplemental screening for BC.

Chronic Liver Disease /Sinus and Non-sinus Headaches

List functions of the liver that are related to nutrition; Address complications of liver disease, such as varices and encephalopathy; Provide adequate nutritional therapy for patients with liver disease; Identify patients with chronic rhinosinusitis based on diagnostic criteria; Differentiate chronic rhinosinusitis from other causes of headache.

Cardiac Abnormalities /PDE5 Inhibitors

Identify the responsibilities of the critical access hospital in the evaluation and treatment of trauma patients; Avoid common pitfalls in the transfer of care for trauma patients; Review the anatomy of the pelvis and the structures commonly injured with pelvic fractures; Perform damage control resuscitation on a patient with suspected pelvic fracture; Provide an appropriate disposition for the stable and unstable patient with suspected pelvic fracture.

Alternative Therapy for Management of Chronic Pain

Prescribe an effective antidepressant for treatment of chronic pain; Explain the role of anticonvulsant therapy for chronic pain; Counsel patients with chronic pain about the use of cannabinoids and topical agents; Review nonpharmacologic options for treating pain, such as spinal manipulation therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy; Select effective nonopiate therapy for peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and headache.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT-PM171

Esopageal Disorders

Elaborate on the pathophysiology of eosinophilic esophagitis; Recognize the symptoms and endoscopic features of eosinophilic esophagitis; Provide patients with effective options for treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis; Distinguish the symptoms and clinical findings of gastroesophageal reflux disease in men from those in women; Recognize the indications for, and methods of, screening for Barrett esophagus and gastroparesis.

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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