Tuesday, April 17 - Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

PerformanceNavigator® Workshop
Cardiometabolic Conditions

Diabetes, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia

Address Your Patients' Cardiometabolic Concerns

Satisfy your Family Medicine Certification's Performance Improvement and Self-Assessment activities—all in one program. Earn up to 107.5 AAFP Prescribed credits. Improve care among your patient panel with cardiometabolic conditions.

PerformanceNavigator blends live, expert-led didactic instruction with collaborative group-learning activities and easy-to-use online tools relating to diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia to help you meet all of your ABFM Performance Improvement Activities, Self-Assessment Activities, and CME requirements for one 3-year stage in one efficient program.

Learn the latest, evidence-based clinical information on diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, and implement interventions to improve cardiometabolic care.

Benefit from collaboration with your colleagues from across the country, online through the PerformanceNavigator Social Learning Community as well as at the live experience.

PLEASE NOTE: This activity is designed for physicians who have a continuous patient panel. Physicians who work in environments where they do not see at least 20 patients regularly are unable to receive the 60 credits for the Family Medicine Certification Performance Improvement Activities.

[Grand Hyatt Hotel in Atlanta, GA]

Attend
PerformanceNavigator:

Cardiometabolic Conditions


April 17-19, 2018

Atlanta, GA
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead

Save $200 when you register by MARCH 20, 2018.

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Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $1,595
Standard    $1,795

New Physician
Early Bird   $1,495
Standard    $1,695

Nonmember
Early Bird   $1,795
Standard    $1,995

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Earning CME Credit

Approved for up to 107.5 AAFP Prescribed credits; 107.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. View all statements and agreements»

   
Live Workshop11.5 CME Credits
 
3 Performance Improvement Activities
(20 credits each)
60 CME credits 
3 Medical Knowledge Assessment Videos
(5 credits each)
15 CME credits 
2 Knowledge Self-Assessment Activities (KSA) (8 credits each)16 CME Credits
 
FP Essentials™ Online - Diabetes Update5 CME credits 
TOTALup to 107.5 CME credits 


*Each KSA activity is approved for up to 8 AAFP Prescribed credits. While the ABFM has made the Clinical Self-Assessment (CSA) portion optional, in order to receive all 12 CME credits, you must complete the clinical simulation portion on the ABFM website within one year.

 

PerformanceNavigator Process

STEP 1:
Before Workshop

Must be completed prior to attending the live workshop.

  • Login to begin activity online.
  • Choose one condition module and complete all Stage A tasks which includes:
    • Practice assessment
    • Entering patient survey & chart information
    • Answering a few case study questions to determine your baseline
  • That's it. Now you're ready to attend the live workshop.

Step 2:
Attend Live Workshop

  • Collaborate with peers and experts on deficits and case studies.
  • Identify Practice Transformation processes to improve performance.
  • Attend afternoon KSA Working Groups, or enjoy free time on your own.
  • Create your personalized action plan.

Step 3:
After Workshop

  • Implement your chosen interventions within your action plan
  • Enter updated patient survey and chart information online
  • Complete a post-plan practice assessment
  • Answer case-study questions to continue your learning
  • View Medical Knowledge Assessment Videos
  • Complete remaining activities.

Helpful Reminders

  • Save one condition module to complete in a following year to apply against your performance improvement requirement for your next 3 year stage.
  • Must complete all elements of a condition module within 11 months of starting the module.
  • Claim CME credit as you go
  • Participate in the social learning community with peers and experts.

What's Included

PeformanceNavigator's blend of interactive online and live event learning allows you to get the most out of your time to maximize your learning.

Live Workshop

Attend the live event in a great location to learn with your peers and interact with care improvement experts for one full day and two mornings. 

  • Self-Assessment Activities - Included KSA Working Groups with a faculty-proctored ABFM clinical simulation allow you to complete your Self-Assessment Activities requirement on-site. 

Online Tools

Use easy-access informational tools to guide you through practice improvement activities, including:

  • Social Learning Community - Interact with peers and experts.
  • Medical Knowledge Assessment Videos (MKAs) - Download or stream 60 MKA videos of all three conditions featuring evidence-based best practice and discussion by expert faculty. Earn 0.25 AAFP Prescribed credits per 15 minute video.
  • Performance Improvement Module - Complete an online AAFP/AMA three-stage design tool to measure your baseline performance, apply practice improvement interventions, and reassess to gauge performance improvement. Earn 20 AAFP Prescribed credits per topic, up to 60.
  • FP Essentials™ Edition - Read the monograph online on Diabetes Update and earn up to 5 AAFP Prescribed credit.

Live Workshop Details

DAY 1

Focus on practice assessment, practice improvement, and evidence-based clinical knowledge of all three cardiometabolic conditions: diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. Advance performance through individualized practice transformation.

DAY 2

Morning: Collaborate with faculty and fellow family physicians to discuss interventions. Develop your online personalized action plan to improve patient care and transform your practice.

Afternoon: Attend a KSA Working Group on hypertension or explore Atlanta.

DAY 3

Morning: Speak with expert faculty about the challenges you face when providing quality cardiometabolic care to your patients.

Afternoon: Attend a KSA Working Group on diabetes or explore Atlanta.

NOTE:

  • Participants need to bring a computer or tablet to connect to the online modules to begin work on the performance in practice action plan.
  • Course prep and post work is required. (practice assessment, patient surveys, and patient chart entry)
  • Course Workbook: Upon check-in will be given a course workbook that contains the syllabus and meeting presentations.

Event Schedule

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.Hot Breakfast and Learn: PerformanceNavigator® Tools and Technology
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
Introduction to PerformanceNavigator® and Practice Environment Polling
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 8:45 - 9:15 a.m.
Considering the Patient Perspective
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 9:15 - 9:30 a.m.Break
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.Understanding Your Practice Barriers
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Evidence-Based Medicine —Diabetes
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Lunch on your own
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 1:00 - 2:15 p.m.Evidence-Based Medicine —Hypertension
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 2:15 - 2:45 p.m.Learning to Measure Change
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 2:45 - 3:00 p.m.Break
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 3:00 - 4:15 p.m.Evidence-Based Medicine —Hyperlipidemia
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 : 4:15 - 4:45 p.m.Defining Clinical Need Based on Stage A Data
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Hot Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: 8:00 - 8:05 a.m.Welcome Back
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: 8:05 - 9:05 a.m.Apply Evidence-Based Medicine into Practice
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: 9:05 - 9:35 a.m.Evidence-Based Medicine —Your Perspectives
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: 9:35 - 11:05 a.m.Solutions by Practice Type
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: 11:05 - 11:20 a.m.Break
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: 11:20 - 11:50 a.m.How to Submit an Action Plan in PerformanceNavigator®
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: 11:50 a.m. - 12:50 a.m.Lunch on your own**
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: 12:50 - 4:50 p.m.KSA Working Group —Hypertension
Thursday, APril 19, 2018 
Thursday, APril 19, 2018: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Hot Breakfast Provided
Thursday, APril 19, 2018: 8:00 - 8:05 a.m.Welcome Back
Thursday, APril 19, 2018: 8:05 - 8:50 a.m.How Will You Transform Your Practice?
Thursday, APril 19, 2018: 8:50 - 9:20 a.m.  Practice Transformation: Next Steps
Thursday, APril 19, 2018: 9:20 - 9:35 a.m.Break**
Thursday, APril 19, 2018: 9:35 - 11:35 a.m.
KSA Working Group —Diabetes
Thursday, APril 19, 2018: 11:35 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.Lunch on your own
Thursday, APril 19, 2018: 12:35 - 2:35 p.m.KSA Working Group —Diabetes
Thursday, APril 19, 2018: 2:35 p.m.Meeting Adjourned

Note: Times are subject to change.
*Attending the KSA Working Group is included with registration. Separate ABFM fee applies.
**Please check in at the registration desk prior to the KSA session to pick up your workbook and confirm participation in the KSA session.

Atlanta, GA

Hotel Information

Contact the hotel directly to make arrangements for your
accommodations during this course.

Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead(aws.passkey.com)
3300 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: (888) 421-1442

Rate: $189 Single/Double Occupancy 
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- March 20, 2018


Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP. 


ABOUT HOTEL RESERVATIONS

  • Reservations made after March 20, 2018, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Grand Hyatt Atlanta guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival.

 

Course Faculty

Live Workshop

Ryan David Mullins, MD, CPE, CPHQ, Course Chair, Physician Executive, Population Health, Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri

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

Karen L. Smith, MD, PA, FAAFP, Private Solo Practice, Raeford, North Carolina

Online Modules

Diabetes

Steven L Milligan, MD, FAAFP, Family Physician, Centura Family Care Center, Pueblo, Colorado

Dyslipidemia

Andrew C Eisenberg, MD, MHA, FAAFP, Health & Wellness Consultant, Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Health Policy Management, Sarasota, Florida

Hypertension

S. Lindsey Clarke, MD, FAAFP, Area Health Education Consortium Professor at Self Regional Healthcare Family Medicine Residency Program, University of South Carolina, Greenwood, South Carolina

Medical Knowledge Assessment (MKA) Videos:

Diabetes

Justin Edwards, MD, Family Physician, East Carolina University Physicians, Family Medicine Center, Greenville, North Carolina

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

Hypertension

Gary I. Levine, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor and Family Physician, East Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina

Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP, Program Director, Family Medicine Residency at Florida Hospital, Winter Park, Florida

Dyslipidemia

Alvin B. Lin, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada

Peter Carek, MD, MS, FAAFP, Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health & Family Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

CME Credit Statements

This Blended Learning activity, PerformanceNavigator Cardiometabolic Conditions, has been reviewed by the American Academy of Family Physicians and has a term of 03/06/2017 – 03/05/2020. This activity is acceptable for up to 86.50 Prescribed credits; the total amount of credit consists of 11.50 Live Prescribed credits, 15 Enduring Material Prescribed credits, and 60 Performance Improvement credits. 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 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Performance Improvement activity for a maximum of 60 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This live activity, KSA Working Group - Hypertension, with a beginning date of 4/18/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8 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. 


 This live activity, KSA Working Group - Diabetes, with a beginning date of 4/19/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8 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. 


This enduring material activity, FP Essentials™, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 60 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins June 1, 2016. Term of approval is for two years from this date. Each monograph is approved for 5 Prescribed credits. Credit may be claimed for two years from the date of each monograph. 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 60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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

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