Wednesday, October 4 - Saturday, October 7, 2017

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express® Live Online Streaming Course

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express
Live Online Streaming

Wednesday, October 4 - Saturday, October 7, 2017

Streaming from Atlanta, GA (Eastern Time)

Registration will close on Friday, September 29 at 12:00 p.m. (Central Time).

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Registration Fees

AAFP Member
 $1,385

Student or Resident
 $1,065

Allied Health
$1,385

Nonmember
$2,025

 

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This new learning opportunity has the same great price as the live course, but with all the conveniences of your home or office! Save on travel, hotel, and meal expenses, and engage in the AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express live course (streaming from Atlanta, GA) from the comfort of home.

Designed by and for family physicians, this course reflects the blueprint of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) exam. The in-depth review covers the evidence-based principles and medical guidelines of family medicine focuses on 14 body system categories, population-based care, and patient-based systems.

Get everything you need to pass your ABFM Board exam in three-and-a-half days:

  • Learn from case studies and more than 500 Board-style questions condensed into quick 30- to 45-minute presentations by Board-certified physicians.
  • Acquire effective test-taking strategies.

Free Board Review Self-Study Package

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Keep on learning long after your Board Review Express course is over. Receive complimentary online access to the Board Review Self-Study Package ($795 value for AAFP members) upon your first day of attendance at the live course. Earn up to 80.25 AAFP Prescribed credits when you attend the live course (28.25 credits) and complete the self-study package (52 credits). See additional information.

Course Details


Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 80.25 AAFP Prescribed credits; 80.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. View all statements and agreements »


Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of common clinical problems seen in family medicine.
  • Analyze your training needs on conditions or elements within specific body systems, as defined by the ABFM.
  • Outline effective test-taking strategies to prepare for the ABFM exam.

Live Streaming Schedule

Below is a sample schedule for the course:
(All times are Eastern Time)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 
8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
1:15 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Thursday, October 5, 2017 
8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
1:15 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Friday, October 6, 2017 
8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
1:15 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Saturday, March 4, 2017 
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Presentations

Note: Times are subject to change.


Course Topics by Subcategory

Cardiology
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Hypertension
Heart Failure
Managing Dysrhythmias
ACS and Hyperlipidemia
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Maternity Care
Selected Issues in Women's Health: Contraception, Infertility, Cancer
 
Community Medicine
Health Promotion and Screening
Epidemiology
Orthopedics
Fractures and Fracture Care
Musculoskeletal Medicine: Common Orthopedics Problems in Family Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedics: A Clinical Review
Sports Medicine for the Family Medicine Physician
 
Dermatology
Managing Common Cutaneous Problems
Otolaryngology
Common ENT Problems
 
Emergency and Urgent Care
Trauma and Wound Care
Bites, Stings, and Other Emergency Things
Pain Management
Management of Chronic Pain
 
Endocrinology
Diabetes: Treatment amd Complications
Endocrine Disease: Practical, Evidence-Based, Clinical Pointers
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Pediatrics
Common Newborn Issues
Well Child Care and Adolescent Health Issues
 
Gastroenterology
Review of the Diseases of the Upper GI Tract
Review of the Diseases of the Lower GI Tract
Psychiatry
Behavioral Medicine I: Major Depression in Adults and Special Populations
Behavioral Medicine II: Bipolar Disorders and Anxiety Disorders
Behavioral Medicine III: ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and OCD
 
Geriatrics
Common Issues in the Elderly
Acute and Chronic Cognitive Impairment
Unique Geriatric Pharmacologic Issues
Pulmonary Medicine
Adult Pulmonary Disease
Asthma: Pediatric and Adult
COPD, Lung Cancer, OSA, Sarcoidosis
 
Hematology
Challenging Issues in Hematology
Rheumatology
The Major Arthritides: Practical, Evidence-Based, Clinical Pointers
 
Infectious Disease
Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vaginitis, and Vaginosis
Fever and Infectious Disease in Children
Surgery
Preoperative Examination and Surgical Managment
The Surgical Abdomen
 
Nephrology
Renal Disease
Urology
Urologic Problems: Practical, Evidence-Based Clinical Pointers Update
 
Neurology
Common Neurological Issues
Acute CVA and TIA
  

Note: Topics are subject to change.


Faculty

David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFPCourse Chair, Professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada

Janalynn Beste, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Wilmington, North Carolina

Robert Dachs, MD, FAAFP, Vice-Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor, Ellis Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York

Jonathon Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

William J. Geiger, MD, FAAFP, Associate Program Director, Dublin Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Columbus, Ohio

Benjamin Paul Gilmer, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, UNC-SIM MAHEC Family Medicine Residency Program, Asheville, North Carolina

Dana King, MD, MS, FAAFP, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, West Virginia University Health Science Center, Morgantown, West Virginia

Gary I. Levine, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Stanley Oakley, MD, FAPA, Professor and Director of Continuing Medical Education, Department of Psychiatric Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina

Laurence J. Robbins, MD,  Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado

Belinda Vail, MD, FAAFP, Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, Kansas


Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus one week before the course.  

You may purchase a copy of the printed syllabus for $125 (includes shipping and handling) until 12 p.m. (CT) on Friday, September 29, 2017. This deadline is necessary to get the syllabus to you by no later than the end of day on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. If a syllabus is ordered after this deadline, we cannot guarentee you will receive the syllabus in time of the course.


Online Streaming Questions

What should I expect after I register for online streaming? 

Initially, you will receive a confirmation email with the exact dates and times of the live streaming activity.  

On Thursday, September 28, 2017 you will receive a reminder email and link to a course resource web page that contains everything necessary for you to participate in the live streaming course: log-in information for streaming, log-in to the audience engagement system, a link to download or view the course syllabus and schedule, a link to the pre-test, post-test and online evaluation, and helpful tips to guide you in successful preparation for taking an online streaming course.  

What are the system requirements for the live online streaming?

For ideal viewing and participation, the learner should have access to the following:

  • Adobe Flash Plug-in
  • Internet Explorer 9+, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari
  • High speed internet connection
  • Also compatible with iOS (Apple) and Android based tablets and smartphones

Will the live session be recorded?

No. The live event will be streaming in real-time. However, those who purchase access to this live streaming event will have online access to the AAFP Board Review Self-Study Package.

When will I receive online access to the AAFP Board Review Self-Study Package?

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 after you have logged into the course.

How long will I have online access to the AAFP Board Review Self-Study Package?

Until August 2, 2019 when CME credit expires.

What if I want to cancel my live streaming course registration?

Standard AAFP live course cancellation policies still apply.

What if I'm not satisfied with the live streaming course experience?

Please contact the AAFP Member Resource Center at 800-274-2237 or aafp@aafp.org no later than 5 p.m. CT, Monday, October 9, 2017.


CME Credit Statement

This live activity, Family Medicine Board Review Express™, with a beginning date of October 4, 2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 28.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.25 AMAPRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material activity, AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package 12th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 46 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins August 3, 2016. Term of approval is for three years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 46 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Family Medicine Board Review Webcast Series – 1 credit per activity/6 activities possible

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.


You may purchase the Board Review Self-Study Package (Online Access or Flash Drive Combo set or DVD Combo set) at any time after registering for the Board Review Express live course and you will receive a refund in the amount of the Online Access set based on your member status at the time of purchase upon attending the first day of the live course.

Note: If you should purchase the flash drive multimedia only or DVD multimedia only sets, your Board Review Self-Study Package will be automatically upgraded to a Flash Drive or DVD Combo Set (which includes online access) upon attending the first day of the live course and your refund will be based on the price of that combo set price less the price of the online access set based on your member status.