Chronic Conditions: Live Course
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AAFP CME live clinical courses offer topic-driven, lifelong learning opportunities in beautiful locations across the U.S. These 3-1/2 day courses are designed by and for family physicians, helping you do what you do best – take care of your patients.
About the Course
Chronic illness has been called one of the greatest public health problems of the 21st century. Make sure you have the knowledge and resources you need to help diagnose, treat, manage, and prevent chronic disease in your patients. Topics include: heart disease, mental disorders, COPD, hypertension, and diabetes.
What You Will Learn
Topics covered in this course include:
- Effective plans to diagnose, treat, and manage chronic diseases in your patient population
- Strategies to educate and counsel patients on behavior modification of factors such as nutrition, physical activity, smoking, and alcohol use
- Strategies to help patients overcome barriers to change in relation to chronic diseases, including cultural competency, literacy, skills, and access to services or care
- Tools to manage chronic care in practice and help patients control chronic illnesses