Thursday, March 9 - Sunday, March 12, 2017 | Washington, DC (Reston, VA)

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express® Live Course

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Attend AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express

Thursday, March 9 - Sunday, March 12, 2017

Washington, DC (Reston, VA)
Hyatt Regency Reston

 
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Prepare to Pass Your ABFM Exam

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 400 Board-style questions condensed into quick 30- to 45-minute presentations by Board-certified physicians.
  • Compare your response with fellow family physicians to assess and identify knowledge gaps.
  • Acquire effective test-taking strategies.

New in 2017: Free Board Review Self-Study Package

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Keep on learning long after your Board Review Express course is over. Start receiving complimentary online access to the Board Review Self-Study Package ($795 value for AAFP members) on the first day of your 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).

Course Details

Attend AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express

Thursday, March 9 - Sunday, March 12, 2017

Washington, DC (Reston, VA)
Hyatt Regency Reston

 
SORRY THIS COURSE IS SOLD OUT.
ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.
SEE THIS COURSE IN ACTION
 
Hear what colleagues are saying about this course
 

Earn CME Credit

Approved for up to 80.25 AAFP Prescribed credits; 80.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. View CME Credit Statement »


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.

Event Schedule

Below is a sample schedule for the course. A detailed schedule will be available to participants before the course begins.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Thursday, March 9, 2017 : 7:00 a.m.Registration / Breakfast Provided
Thursday, March 9, 2017 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Thursday, March 9, 2017 : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch Provided
Thursday, March 9, 2017 : 1:15 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Thursday, March 9, 2017 : 5:30 p.m.Adjourn
Friday, March 10, 2017
Friday, March 10, 2017 : 7:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Friday, March 10, 2017 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Friday, March 10, 2017 : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch Provided
Friday, March 10, 2017 : 1:15 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Friday, March 10, 2017 : 5:30 p.m.Adjourn
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Saturday, March 11, 2017 : 7:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Saturday, March 11, 2017 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Presentations
Saturday, March 11, 2017 : 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Lunch Provided
Saturday, March 11, 2017 : 1:15 - 5:30 p.m.Presentations
Saturday, March 11, 2017 : 5:30 p.m.Adjourn
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Sunday, March 12, 2017 : 7:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Sunday, March 12, 2017 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Presentations
Sunday, March 12, 2017 : 12:00 p.m.Course Adjourns

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
Musculoskeletal Medicine: Common Orthopedic Problems
Sticks and Stones: Fracture Care in Family Medicine
What Winners Know in Sports Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedics: The Big Picture in Small Frames
 
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, FAAFP, Course Chair, Professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada

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

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

Margaret Helton, MD, Professor, Associate Chair for Faculty Affairs, Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 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

Elissa J. Palmer, MD, FAAFP, Professor and Chair, Director Reproductive Services/Director Rural Development, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Clinical Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nevada School of Medicine Family Medicine Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

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

Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CPE, CMQ, Medical Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware 

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 syllabi one week before the course and a flash drive with the materials provided on site.

A hard copy of the syllabi may be purchased for $95 in advance of the course. A limited number of syllabi will be available on site for $125.


Hotel Information

The course will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency Reston. Hotel rooms are SOLD OUT. Please see list of alternate hotels below.

Hyatt Regency Reston(resweb.passkey.com)

SOLD OUT
1800 Presidents Street
Reston, VA 20190
Phone: (888) 421-1442

Virginia

Alternate Hotels

These hotels are within walking distance to the Hyatt Regency Reston. Both hotels offer a shuttle to Town Center which is where the Hyatt Regency is located.

Sheraton Reston(www.sheratonreston.com)
11810 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA 20191
Phone: (800) 561-9186
1.3 miles from Hyatt Regency

Westin Reston(www.westinreston.com)
11750 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA 20191
Phone: (888) 627-8344
1.4 miles from Hyatt Regency


CME Credit Statement

This live activity, Family Medicine Board Review Express™, with a beginning date of March 9, 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 AMA PRA 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.