Family Medicine Series Pack 1

Family Medicine Series Pack 1

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Five American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Family Medicine Series Modules

Receive Five (5) American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Family Medicine Series Modules bundled with an optional $1,000 gift card. Each module is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, Color Digital Syllabus and Online Testing. With the hardcover option, you will be sent the CDs/DVDs, a Full Color Printed & Bound Syllabus, and Your Testing Materials.

Includes:

MODULE 1: AUDIO – Family Medicine – Sports Medicine
MODULE 2: AUDIO – Family Medicine – Time & Efficiency Skills
MODULE 3: AUDIO – Family Medicine – Endocrinology
MODULE 4: AUDIO – Family Medicine – Common Problems and Challenges
MODULE 5: VIDEO – Family Medicine – Common Problems

Downloadable/Streaming: Includes MP3/MP4; PDF Color Syllabus; Online Testing
Hard Copy: Includes Audio CDs; Printed/Bound Full-Color Syllabus; Test Packet; S&H

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Terms and Conditions.

Credits:

American Medical Seminars, Inc.® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA – American Medical Seminars, Inc.® designates these enduring materials for the maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Topics and Objectives:

MODULE 1: AUDIO – Sports Medicine

  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Injuries
  • Hip Pain

Title: Family Medicine – Sports Medicine: Knee Osteoarthritis; Injuries; Hip Pain

Faculty: Deepak Patel, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Knee Osteoarthritis

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Detect signs and symptoms suggestive of osteoarthritis.
  2. Counsel patients on the benefits of exercise for treatment and prevention.
  3. Counsel patients when to consider glucosamine, chondroitin, supplements, icing,  bracing, acupuncture, and surgery.
  4. Determine when visco supplements or cortisone injection may be helpful.

 

TOPIC 2: Pearls and Pitfalls of Diagnosis of Sports Medicine Injuries

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:COMP

  1. Detect and refer hand injuries that may require urgent surgical referral.
  2. Perform the most effective tests for De Quervain’s tenosynovitis.
  3. Distinguish ankle sprains from high ankle sprains.
  4. Evaluate foot injuries for Lis Franc sprain.

 

TOPIC 3: Pearls of the Evaluation and Management of Hip Pain

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Determine the etiology of greater trochanteric hip pain.
  2. Consider differential diagnosis of anterior hip pain in adult and pediatric patients.
  3. Select physical examination techniques or tests to best evaluate hip pain.
  4. Develop treatment plans for hip pain.

MODULE 2: AUDIO – Time & Efficiency Skills

  • Neurologic Exam
  • Rheumatology Tests
  • Communication Skills

Title: Family Medicine – Time and Efficiency Skills: Neurologic Exam; Rheumatology Tests; Communication Skills
Faculty: William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.; Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P.; and David E. Riley, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: The Neurological Examination.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Organize the disparate parts of the neurologic examination into a personally relevant, manageable and reproducible diagnostic tool.
  2. Perform a concise screening neurologic exam for asymptomatic patients.
  3. Perform a problem-tailored neurologic exam for patients with neurologic complaints.
  4. Obtain maximum yield from the examination of a patient with an altered mental status.

 

TOPIC 2: Laboratory and Radiological Tests in Rheumatology.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Interpret the various classes of synovial fluid analysis.
  2. Determine the use and limitations of laboratory testing with emphasis upon the American College of Rheumatology Choosing Wisely recommendations.
  3. Discuss key x-ray findings in patients with rheumatic diseases.

 

TOPIC 3: Improving Communication Skills in Medical Practice.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Appraise the variety of ways that people perceive communication and process information.
  2. Assess your personal communication strengths and limitations.
  3. Determine communication issues unique to older patients.
  4. Develop practices and apply skills to maximize effective communication and listening based on current literature.

MODULE 3: AUDIO – Endocrinology

  • Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia & CV Disease
  • Endocrine Disorders

Title: Family Medicine – Endocrinology: Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes; Hyperlipidemia and Cardiovascular Disease; Endocrine Disorders
Faculty:
 Michael A. Malone, M.D. and Merri Lou Pendergrass, M.D., Ph.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Treatment of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Understand the glucose targets in T2DM.
  2. Employ the current ADA and ACE guidelines for pharmacological therapy.
  3. Develop individualized therapeutic regimens to optimize glycemic control.

 

TOPIC 2: Hyperlipidemia and CV Disease Prevention – A Review of the Literature and Recent AHA Guidelines.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Create a diagnostic and treatment plan for patients based on the current evidence and AHA Guidelines.
  2. Explain similarities and differences between the most recent and previous guidelines.
  3. Identify areas of strength and weakness in the recent AHA Guidelines.
  4. Utilize the most recent cholesterol guidelines at the point of care.

 

TOPIC 3: Common Endocrine Disorders.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Recognize, evaluate and treat common endocrine abnormalities and employ the ALE and ATA guidelines to include:
    1. Hypoglycemia,
    2. Hypercalcemia,
    3. Low testosterone,
    4. Adrenal masses.

MODULE 4: AUDIO – Common Problems and Challenges

  • Respiratory Infections
  • Anemia
  • Depression

Title: Family Medicine – Common Problems and Challenges: Respiratory Infections; Anemia; Depression
Faculty: Kevin S. Ferentz, M.D.; Michael A. Malone, M.D.; and Gerald W. Smetana, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Evaluation and Treatment of Respiratory Infections Commonly Seen in Primary Care.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Formulate appropriate evaluation strategies for patients who present with respiratory conditions.
  2. Identify history and exam findings that help differentiate common respiratory conditions.
  3. Determine situations when antibiotics are appropriate for the treatment sinus infections.
  4. Utilize severity index tools in the evaluation of pneumonia.
  5. Utilize EBM to determine appropriate treatment for common respiratory conditions.
  6. Discuss some of the controversies in the treatment of common respiratory infections seen in primary care.

 

TOPIC 2: Anemia.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Develop a diagnostic strategy to ascertain the etiology of the anemia.
  2. Utilize the guidelines for diagnosing anemia in children and adults in terms of available testing.
  3. Develop a clinical approach to treating various anemias to include Iron Deficiency and “Anemia of Chronic Disease” due to infections, inflammatory dz’s, CKD, Malignancies, Cytokines, Interferons, TNF’s, etc.
  4. Describe the role of consultants in the evaluation and management of anemia.

 

TOPIC 3: Rational Management of Depression in Primary Care.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Employ an appropriate initial approach to the patient with depression.
  2. Determine the proper role of second generation antidepressants.
  3. Assess the effectiveness of augmentation and switching strategies.
  4. Specify the most common side effects of commonly used antidepressants.

MODULE 5: VIDEO – Common Problems

  • Acute Aortic Syndromes
  • Back Pain
  • Derm Conditions-Athletes

Title: Family Medicine – Common Problems: Acute Aortic Syndromes; Back Pain; Dermatologic Conditions in Athletes
Faculty: Adam R. Guttentag, M.D.; Gregary D. Marhefka, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P. and George G.A. Pujalte, M.D., F.A.C.S.M.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Acute Aortic Syndromes.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Identify key symptoms and signs.
  2. Recognize specific aortic imaging modalities’ strengths and weaknesses, acutely and in follow-up.
  3. Determine need and timing for medical therapy and/or surgical therapy.
  4. Assess complications of medical and surgical therapies.

 

TOPIC 2: Back Pain Imaging.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Use evidence based guidelines for deciding which patients require immediate imaging for evaluation of back pain.
  2. Discuss the utility of various forms of imaging for specific lumbar pathologies.
  3. Analyze a radiologist’s report of lumbar imaging with respect to the patient’s specific symptoms.

 

TOPIC 3: More than Skin Deep: Dermatologic Conditions in Athletes.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Describe how skin conditions impact athletes in ways unique to them, as compared to the general population.
  2. Diagnose and treat various skin conditions that are especially common in athletes and active individuals.
  3. Recommend various prevention strategies that may be employed in athletics to stop the spread of some skin conditions.
  4. Appraise the various “allow participation” and “return-to-play” rules and regulations stipulated by the various sports organizations in the United States, such as the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) and the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).

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