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 105 (FP105) Topics Include:  Nonhormonal Pharmacotherapy, Identify Patients for CV Risk, Common Insect Bites and Stings, Stem Cells in Stroke Therapy, PCOS, and more.

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

Full Course:
FP105
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
FP105A, FP105B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Menopause/Metabolic Syndrome

Weigh risks and benefits of systemic hormone therapy for vasomotor symptoms during menopause; Counsel patients about nonhormonal pharmacotherapy, and complementary and alternative therapies for symptoms of menopause; Select appropriate therapy for dyspareunia; Review risk factors and the clinical phenotype of
metabolic syndrome; Discuss cardiovascular assessment, blood pressure and cholesterol treatment, and lifestyle modification for patients with metabolic syndrome.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)/Primary Care in Older Men

Identify patients at risk for COPD and formulate a differential diagnosis; Use spirometry to confirm the diagnosis of COPD and stratify patients based on risk; Develop a guideline-directed approach to treatment of COPD; Recognize and manage common urologic and sexual disorders in older men; . Adhere to updated guidelines for preventive care and screenings in older men.

Acute Stroke

Recognize hallmark signs of acute stroke; Identify stroke patients who may benefit from intravenous tissue plasminogen activator and/or thrombectomy; Review trial data and outcomes for use of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator and thrombectomy; Explain ischemic and remote limb preconditioning and their potential role in treatment of stroke; Explore the potential role of pluripotent stem cells in stroke therapy.

Primary Care News: A Select Review of the Year's Literature

Identify patients at cardiovascular (CV) risk who are most likely to benefit from aspirin; Select an appropriate systolic blood pressure target for elderly patients at elevated CV risk; Predict risk for progression of transient ischemic attack to stroke based on ABCD2 scoring and imaging studies; Choose an optimal duration for antibiotic treatment of community-acquired pneumonia; Compare the safety of a novel anticoagulant and clopidogrel to that of dual-antiplatelet therapy plus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation and recent percutaneous coronary intervention.

ADHD/Mindfulness

Recognize the clinical presentation of ADHD in older adults; List criteria for diagnosis of ADHD and comorbid disorders; Individualize treatment for adults with ADHD; Explain the role of mindfulness in physical and psychological health; Counsel various patient populations about the benefits of mindfulness.

Gastroenterology Update

Review potential adverse reactions to olmesartan and proton-pump inhibitors; Formulate a treatment plan for eradication of Helicobacter pylori; Explain current recommendations for colorectal cancer screening and stool testing; Initiate an appropriate evaluation of a patient with an incidental pancreatic cyst; Distinguish among different patterns of liver chemistry abnormalities.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)/Type 2 Diabetes

Recognize primary signs and symptoms of PCOS; Perform appropriate testing to rule out other causes of ovulatory dysfunction and hyperandrogenism when diagnosing PCOS; Select appropriate therapy for induction of ovulation, hirsutism, and acne in patients with PCOS; Weigh risks and benefits of the major classes of drugs used to manage diabetes; Follow a step-up approach to treatment of diabetes, based on current guidelines.

Headaches in Children

Distinguish among different classes of headache observed in pediatric and adolescent populations; Conduct an appropriate diagnostic assessment of children and adolescents presenting with headache; Explain the pathophysiology of concussion and posttraumatic headache; Follow current recommendations about return to physical activity after concussion; Identify risk factors for postconcussion syndrome.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Clinical Pediatrics: A Survey of Pearls and Perils

Recognize signs and symptoms of cold- and heat-related illnesses, such as chilblains and heat stroke; Manage common insect bites and stings; Provide advice to parents about infant-parent room sharing and breastfeeding; Counsel patients and parents about cyberbullying, caffeine intake, and marijuana-containing edible products; Follow new guidelines for vaccination against human papillomavirus.

Blood Pressure: A Clinical Perspective

Summarize findings of major clinical trials investigating hypertension in adults; Formulate an individualized clinical approach for the treatment of hypertension; Appropriately select antihypertensive strategies based on current guidelines; Follow recommendations for achieving accurate blood pressure measurements in the office setting; Implement evidence-based clinical recommendations for blood pressure targets for adults with hypertension.

Menopause/Metabolic Syndrome

Weigh risks and benefits of systemic hormone therapy for vasomotor symptoms during menopause; Counsel patients about nonhormonal pharmacotherapy, and complementary and alternative therapies for symptoms of menopause; Select appropriate therapy for dyspareunia; Review risk factors and the clinical phenotype of
metabolic syndrome; Discuss cardiovascular assessment, blood pressure and cholesterol treatment, and lifestyle modification for patients with metabolic syndrome.

Primary Care News: A Select Review of the Year's Literature

Identify patients at cardiovascular (CV) risk who are most likely to benefit from aspirin; Select an appropriate systolic blood pressure target for elderly patients at elevated CV risk; Predict risk for progression of transient ischemic attack to stroke based on ABCD2 scoring and imaging studies; Choose an optimal duration for antibiotic treatment of community-acquired pneumonia; Compare the safety of a novel anticoagulant and clopidogrel to that of dual-antiplatelet therapy plus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation and recent percutaneous coronary intervention.

Gastroenterology Update

Review potential adverse reactions to olmesartan and proton-pump inhibitors; Formulate a treatment plan for eradication of Helicobacter pylori; Explain current recommendations for colorectal cancer screening and stool testing; Initiate an appropriate evaluation of a patient with an incidental pancreatic cyst; Distinguish among different patterns of liver chemistry abnormalities.

Headaches in Children

Distinguish among different classes of headache observed in pediatric and adolescent populations; Conduct an appropriate diagnostic assessment of children and adolescents presenting with headache; Explain the pathophysiology of concussion and posttraumatic headache; Follow current recommendations about return to physical activity after concussion; Identify risk factors for postconcussion syndrome.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Clinical Pediatrics: A Survey of Pearls and Perils

Recognize signs and symptoms of cold- and heat-related illnesses, such as chilblains and heat stroke; Manage common insect bites and stings; Provide advice to parents about infant-parent room sharing and breastfeeding; Counsel patients and parents about cyberbullying, caffeine intake, and marijuana-containing edible products; Follow new guidelines for vaccination against human papillomavirus.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)/Primary Care in Older Men

Identify patients at risk for COPD and formulate a differential diagnosis; Use spirometry to confirm the diagnosis of COPD and stratify patients based on risk; Develop a guideline-directed approach to treatment of COPD; Recognize and manage common urologic and sexual disorders in older men; . Adhere to updated guidelines for preventive care and screenings in older men.

Acute Stroke

Recognize hallmark signs of acute stroke; Identify stroke patients who may benefit from intravenous tissue plasminogen activator and/or thrombectomy; Review trial data and outcomes for use of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator and thrombectomy; Explain ischemic and remote limb preconditioning and their potential role in treatment of stroke; Explore the potential role of pluripotent stem cells in stroke therapy.

ADHD/Mindfulness

Recognize the clinical presentation of ADHD in older adults; List criteria for diagnosis of ADHD and comorbid disorders; Individualize treatment for adults with ADHD; Explain the role of mindfulness in physical and psychological health; Counsel various patient populations about the benefits of mindfulness.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)/Type 2 Diabetes

Recognize primary signs and symptoms of PCOS; Perform appropriate testing to rule out other causes of ovulatory dysfunction and hyperandrogenism when diagnosing PCOS; Select appropriate therapy for induction of ovulation, hirsutism, and acne in patients with PCOS; Weigh risks and benefits of the major classes of drugs used to manage diabetes; Follow a step-up approach to treatment of diabetes, based on current guidelines.

Blood Pressure: A Clinical Perspective

Summarize findings of major clinical trials investigating hypertension in adults; Formulate an individualized clinical approach for the treatment of hypertension; Appropriately select antihypertensive strategies based on current guidelines; Follow recommendations for achieving accurate blood pressure measurements in the office setting; Implement evidence-based clinical recommendations for blood pressure targets for adults with hypertension.

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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