Unique CME in 2013
Learn a new way.
Go beyond the traditional lecture session and experience a new way to learn. Exclusive to Assembly attendees, these learning opportunities offer timely and topical information as well as CME credit.
Create your own tracks focused on practice management, PCMH, payment, the 10 most overused tests/procedures in family medicine, and other critical issues. Study real Women’s Health case studies. Enhance your team-based care efforts. Hear new research on value of peer support programs. Find out how San Diego is battling childhood obesity. Visit Learning Center about Men’s Health.
Women’s Health Case Studies
Learn from your peers in sessions related to OB and prenatal care, as well as drugs in pregnancy and lactation, featuring real case studies submitted by attendees.
Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation
Thursday, Sept. 26 (CME235)
1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 27 (CME236)
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 25 (CME241)
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 27 (CME242)
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 26
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. (CME245) and 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. (CME246)
Wednesday, September 25 - Saturday, September 28
Located in The Hub in Hall A
- Hit Below the Belt: Winning Strategies to Combat Men’s Health Issues -- Get interactive in this special environment that stresses increased awareness, earlier and more accurate diagnosis, prompt intervention, and individual long-term management.
- Mission Pain Management: Launching a Patient-Centered Team-Based Approach -- Experience patient-centered, team-based elements of the PCMH and Chronic Care Model in this immersive environment. Learn how to integrate them into your approach to chronic pain management.
Create your own tracks focused on these critical issues/needs:
- Practice Management -- Get what you need from tons of sessions on PCMH (coordinating care, patient engagement, and improving access), payment (how to get paid for primary care, ICD-10, and Meaningful Use expectations), EHR implementation (how much, how long?), and more.
- Choosing Wisely -- Examine the 10 most overused tests/procedures in family medicine, including imaging for low back pain, antibiotics for sinusitis, Pap smears, and CAS. Determine what is right, and what isn’t, for each patient.
- Board certification and maintenance
- New to practice
- Emergency/Urgent Care
Innovations in Care Management: Engaging Patients Effectively in their Health Care
Tuesday, September 24 (CME283 - CME286)
2:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Effective care management is an essential part of achieving PCMH transformation. Join this half-day of four PCMH-focused CME sessions to learn best practices and insights on how you can make patient self-management an effective part of your PCMH, while improving quality and enhancing patient outcomes.
Peer Support as Strategy for Patient Engagement, Prevention, and Diabetes Management
Saturday, September 28 (CME281)
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Understand the benefits of peer support interventions. Attend this inaugural presentation of aggregate results from the AAFP Foundation's Peers for Progress program. Review examples of programs and models for the deployment of peer support both in the US and internationally. Discuss how to incorporate peer support into family medicine settings.
Linking the Clinic to the Community: San Diego's System Approach to Childhood Obesity
Saturday, September 28 (CME291)
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, September 28 (CME282)
4:15 - 5:15 p.m.
Listen to a panel discuss integrating public health and primary care activities to help meet national health objectives (Healthy People 2020) and improve population health. Hear an overview of the community-wide approach that is successfully reducing childhood obesity rates in San Diego County.
Oct. 21-25, 2014
Registration will open in February 2014.
Hotel reservations will open in February 2014.
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