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 122 (FP122) Topics Include:  Hormone Therapy, Treating Acute Gout, Opioids for Management of Chronic Noncancer Pain, Drug Therapies for COVID19, Potential Adverse Effects of Probiotics, and more.

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Course Topics

Menopausal Hormone Therapy/ Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

Identify menopausal women who are candidates for hormone therapy; Select optimal doses and appropriate preparations of hormonal therapy for menopausal women; Cite differences between Food and Drug Administrationapproved bioidentical hormone therapy and compounded preparations; Counsel patients at risk for cardiovascular disease about nutrition optimization, exercise, and tobacco use; Address socioeconomic barriers to cardiovascular disease reduction.

Hypertension/Well-child Guidance

Perform an appropriate workup for a patient who presents with HTN; Devise a treatment plan for a patient with HTN; Manage resistant HTN; Cite the clinical evidence on best practices for infant and toddler safety; Counsel parents on commonly asked questions regarding infant and toddler safety.

Acute Arthritis /Rheumatoid Arthritis

Identify the etiologies of monoarticular and polyarticular arthritis; Formulate an approach for appropriate diagnosis and management of acute monoarticular arthritis; Treat acute gout; Recognize manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis; Select optimal medications and doses for the management of rheumatoid arthritis.

Clostridioides difficile Infection/ Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

Discuss the characteristics and epidemiology of C difficile infection; Select an effective testing method to diagnose C difficile infection; Implement strategies to prevent C difficile infection; Review the effects of obesity on cardiovascular disease; Counsel patients about the effects of weight loss on cardiovascular outcomes.

Opioids /Gastrointestinal Conditions

Elaborate on the appropriate use of opioids in the management of chronic noncancer pain; Provide patients with effective options for treatment of opioid use disorder; Minimize risk for infection in patients being treated for opioid use disorder during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic; Evaluate patients suspected of having inflammatory bowel disease; Optimize treatment in patients with chronic liver disease.

Musculoskeletal Conditions/ Vitamin D

Evaluate the efficacy of surgical options for musculoskeletal conditions; Select appropriate medical treatment for patients with musculoskeletal conditions; Recommend vitamin D supplementation to patients most likely to experience beneficial effects: Assess the efficacy of bolus dosing of vitamin D; Determine whether a patient's vitamin D level represents a risk to bone health.

COVID-19: Literature Review and Clinical Implications

List symptoms of COVID infection and their rates of occurrence; Optimize diagnostic testing and tracking for public health purposes; Explain different modalities of COVID-19 transmission in children and adults; Cite results of studies of COVID infection in children and teenagers; Debate the benefits and risks of the different drug therapies used for COVID-19 infection.


Cancer in Primary Care/Geriatric Health/ Spondyloarthropathy

Engage in shared decision making about cancer treatment options; Counsel cancer patients about behavioral approaches for the management of insomnia and fatigue; Implement strategies to prevent falls and fractures in elderly patients; Weigh the risks and benefits of aspirin and statin therapy in elderly patients; Identify and treat manifestations of spondyloarthropathy

Geriatric Gastroenterology/Probiotics

List colon cancer screening guidelines from the US MultiSociety Task Force on Colorectal Cancer; Plan appropriate treatment for elderly patients with gastroenterologic symptoms based on presentation and history; Optimize approach to and treatment of interval cancer in geriatric patients; Cite the proven gastroenterologic uses and potential adverse effects of probiotics; Explain the role of probiotics in treating irritable bowel disease and antibiotic-induced diarrhea in geriatric patients.

Pediatric Otolaryngology/Hip and Knee Pain

Recognize pediatric patients who may benefit from tonsillectomy; Identify otolaryngologic emergencies that require referral and/or urgent care; Select appropriate treatment for patients with acute otitis externa and ear tube-related drainage; Perform a thorough physical examination on patients who present with hip or knee pain; Develop a treatment plan for common etiologies of hip and knee pain.


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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