AAFP Chapter Lecture Series

Chapter Lecture Series

AAFP Chapter Lecture Series are one-hour CME sessions that covers a clinical area and takes place at ten constitutent chapter CME meetings. Each funded session is sponsored and certified for CME credit by AAFP.

Members should contact their Chapter to see if a session from one of the following series are being offered at an upcoming CME meeting. View Constituent Chapter Directory.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

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

  • Determine patient populations with the lowest HPV vaccination rates and the poorest outcomes with regard to infection screening.
  • Evaluate the practice-specific and patient-specific considerations needed to improve HPV vaccination rates, diagnosis of infection, and management of infected patients.
  • Determine ways in which the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model can be applied to improve vaccination rates for HPV and provide better care for patients infected or at risk for infection.

Treating Obesity in Adult Patients

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

  • Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice.
  • Synthesize appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan for common adult obesity conditions in both outpatients and inpatients settings.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with the patient and the patient’s caregivers to ensure that diagnosis and treatment recommendations are understood.
  •  Access cultural factors in the health history and modify management plans to accommodate the patient’s cultural influences. 
  • Assess the need for and establish plans to acquire training in cultural competency.

Type 2 Diabetes

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

  • Define the risk factors that predispose patients for type 2 diabetes and evaluate the current criteria for a diagnosis of prediabetes.
  • Refine medical management skills so that treatment choices in patients with type 2 diabetes are appropriate for the stage of the disease.
  • Evaluate how team-based care and the patient centered medical home (PCMH) model can be beneficial in the management of the type 2 diabetes patient.