Wednesday, April 5 - Saturday, April 8, 2017 | Las Vegas (Henderson), NV

Adult Medicine Live Course

Attend Adult Medicine

Wednesday, April 5 - Saturday, April 8, 2017

Las Vegas (Henderson), NV
Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa, & Casino

 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE THROUGH FEBRUARY 27, 2017.

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Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird    $795
Standard     $895

New Physicians
Early Bird     $745
Standard      $845

Student or Resident
Early Bird    $545
Standard     $645

Allied Health
Early Bird     $795
Standard      $895

Nonmember
Early Bird     $1,095
Standard      $1,195

 

Enhance your internal medicine knowledge to help treat your adult patients with multiple conditions and comorbidities. Explore the latest evidence-based information on clinical topics that include exercise for health, inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, and lung cancer, among other conditions.

Course Details


Earning CME Credit

Approved for up to 25 AAFP Prescribed credits; 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Credits include clinical procedural workshops. View all statements and agreements »


Learning Objectives

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

  • Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice.
  • Synthesize appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan for common adult conditions in both the outpatient and inpatient setting.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with the patient to ensure that diagnosis and treatment recommendations are understood.
  • Recognize when to refer to or consult with other specialists to provide optimal patient care.

Topics

  • Anemia Classification and Management
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Cancer Controversy: (Breast, Lung and Prostate Cancers) To screen or not to screen
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Diabetes Updates
  • Heart Failure
  • Hepatitis C
  • High Value Care
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Lupus: Diagnosis and Management
  • MACRA: Medicare’s Shift to Value-based Delivery and Payment Models
  • Obesity Management
  • Perioperative Risk Evaluation
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Physician Wellness: Tools to Combat Burn-out
  • Rheumatology
  • Stroke
  • Top 10 New Things I’ve Learned

 

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Note: Topics are subject to change.


Event Schedule

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:45 a.m.Registration / Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 : 7:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 : 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 : 1:45 - 4:30 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, April 6, 2017 
Thursday, April 6, 2017: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Thursday, April 6, 2017: 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, April 6, 2017: 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday, April 6, 2017: 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Friday, April 7, 2017 
Friday, April 7, 2017: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Friday, April 7, 2017: 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.General Sessions
Friday, April 7, 2017: 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday, April 7, 2017: 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Saturday, April 8, 2017
 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Saturday, April 8, 2017 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, April 8, 2017 : 12:15 p.m.
Course Adjourn

*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.


How to Add Clinical Procedural Workshops

Separate registration and fee required to attend a clinical procedural workshop. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select a workshop during online registration.

If you have already registered for the course, please call AAFP at (800) 274-2237 to register for a clinical procedural workshop.

Clinical Procedural Workshops

Evaluation and Biopsy of Skin Lesions

(#101) Thursday, April 6, 2017, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m. or
(#104) Friday, April 7, 2017, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.
$240

  • Explain the options for skin biopsy including shave, punch, ellipse and incisional biopsies.
  • Recognize how to choose the best biopsy type for the lesion depending upon the type of lesion and its expected depth.
  • Perform closure using appropriate suture techniques for best closure of wounds.

Joint Injection

(#102) Thursday, April 6, 2017, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m. or
(#103) Friday, April 7, 2017, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.
$240

  • Discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic rationale for joint injections being performed.
  • Explain the risks and benefits of joint injections.
  • Describe appropriate equipment/supplies for performing joint injections.
  • Using models, perform joint injections.

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site. Additional information will be provided by email after you register.


Hotel Information

The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay.

Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa, & Casino(resweb.passkey.com)
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052
Phone: (866) 782-9487

Rate: $170 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate
+ $18 resort fee

Accommodation Cutoff -- February 27, 2017

AAFP CME Courses in Henderson, NV

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 February 27, 2017, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa, & Casino guarantees reservation by credit card. When making reservations, one night's room and tax will be charged to hold reservation.
  • Reservations may be cancelled up to 72 hours prior to arrival without penalty.

CME Credit Statement

This live activity, Adult Medicine, with a beginning date of April 5, 2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 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 25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the 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.
View more credit agreements »

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