2014 CME Session Topics

Register Now

Tuesday, October 21 - Saturday, October 25, 2014

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington, DC

The following Continuing Medical Education (CME) topics will be presented at the 2014 AAFP Assembly in Washington, DC.

Session Topics

Cardiovascular

Acute Coronary Syndrome and Angina (Advanced): Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
Acute Coronary Syndrome and Angina (Fundamentals): Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart
Adult and Elderly Hypertension: I Got Pressure
Adult Heart Murmurs: Musings of a Stethoscope
Advanced Cardiac Imaging and Stress Testing
Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias
Cardiac PBL: Discussion Session
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction: Recent Advances
ECG Analysis (Advanced): Advanced to Really Advanced!
ECG Analysis (Fundamentals): The Basics
Electrocardiography: EKGs - Some Go Up, and Some Go Down
Heart Failure: Update - Pump It Up!
Pediatric Heart Murmurs: Evaluation
Preoperative Evaluation: Not-Too-Risky Business
Syncope: No Need to Pass Out, It's Just Syncope!

Clinical Procedures Workshops (Procedures)

Acupuncture & Manipulation Techniques for Pain Management  
Aesthetic Dermal Filler Injections for Facial Rejuvenation Chemical Peels & Microdermabrasion
Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin Injections (Advanced)
Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin Injections (Fundamentals): Staying Young
Dermoscopy: Workshop for Skin Cancer Diagnosis
ECG Analysis (Advanced): Advanced to Really Advanced!
ECG Analysis (Fundamentals): The Basics
Electrosurgery and Cryosurgery
Musculoskeletal Injections: Evidence-Based Techniques
Nail Procedures
Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques: From Exam to Treatment, Tools For Sideline Physicians
Soft Tissue Surgery: Advanced Techniques
Soft Tissue Surgery (Fundamentals): Basic Techniques
Splinting, Casting, Wrapping, and Taping: Practice Fixing Them Bones, Joints and Tendons!

Endocrine

Diabetes (Advanced): Challenging Cases in Diabetes Care
Diabetes and Pregnancy: Update
Diabetes Complications: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment
Diabetes Mellitus Screening and Diagnosis: Early Catch Saves The Day
Diabetes Mellitus Treatment: Risk Reduction Through Optimal Treatment
Hyperthyroidism: Family Medicine
Hypogonadism (Male): Evidence-Based Management
Hypothyroidism: It's a Drag
Metabolic PBL: Discussion Session
Obesity

Gastrointestinal

Abdominal Pain and Acute Abdomen Emergent and Urgent Care
Celiac Disease: An Easy to Absorb Overview
Colorectal Cancer: Going After #2
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Dyspepsia: Evidence-Based Update
Hepatitis B: Prevention, Treatment, and Surveillance
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The ABCs of IBD
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Evidence-Based Approach

Hematologic/Immune

Adult Anemia: Taming Sea Monsters
Anticoagulation Management Update: The Old, the New and the Bad
Emerging Infections and Infectious Disease: Suspect It! 2014
Immunization Update: Improving Immunizations in 2014
Infectious Disease & Hematology PBL: Discussion Session
Leukemia and Multiple Myeloma
Pediatric Anemia: The Mystery
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Integumentary

Aesthetic Dermal Filler Injections for Facial Rejuvenation
Aesthetic Procedures
Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, and Eczema (Rashes)
Benign Skin Tumors
Chemical Peels & Microdermabrasion
Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin Injections (Advanced)
Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin Injections (Fundamentals): Staying Young
Dermoscopy: Workshop for Skin Cancer Diagnosis
Diabetic and Venous Stasis Ulcer Management
Electrosurgery and Cryosurgery
Nail Procedures
Skin Cancer Update
Soft Tissue Surgery: Advanced Techniques
Soft Tissue Surgery (Fundamentals): Basic Techniques
Wound Care Management: The Essentials

Musculoskeletal

Acupuncture & Manipulation Techniques for Pain Management
Ankle and Foot Injuries: Sprains and Masquerades
Atraumatic Knee Pain
Back Pain: An Evidence-Based Approach to Mechanical Low Back Pain
Casting and Splinting of Soft Tissue Injuries and Fractures: Fracture Management Cases
Cervical Spine (C-Spine): Injuries and Issues
Degenerative Joint Disease: The Pain of Aging: Osteoarthritis”
Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Injuries
Exercise Prescriptions: Strength Training and Overall Health
Geriatric Hip Fracture and Osteoporosis: Brittle Bones
Limping Pediatric Diagnosis and Orthopedics: The Limping Child
Musculoskeletal & Head Injury PBL: Discussion Session
Musculoskeletal Examination Techniques
Musculoskeletal Imaging Modalities: What to Order, When
Musculoskeletal Injections: Evidence-Based Techniques
Musculoskeletal Manipulation
Physical Therapy Prescriptions
Preparticipation Screening: 10 Commandments Thou Shalt Keep
Return to Play Guidelines
Shoulder Injuries: A Systematic Approach to Common Problems In the Office
Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques: From Exam to Treatment, Tools For Sideline Physicians
Splinting, Casting, Wrapping, and Taping: Practice Fixing Them Bones, Joints and Tendons!
Sprains, Strains, and Dislocations: Evidence-Based Treatments for Lower Extremity Injuries
Sprains, Strains, and Dislocations: Evidence-Based Treatments for Upper Extremity Injuries
Traumatic Knee Injuries: Evaluation and Care of the Acutely Injured Knee

Nephrologic

Acute Kidney Injury/Acute Renal Failure: Do Your Lytes Work?
Chronic Kidney Disease and End-stage Renal Disease
Kidney Stones: Nephrolithaisis and Urolithiasis
Pediatric Dehydration
Urge Incontinence, Detrusor Instability, and Overactive Bladder: Urge Incontinence?
Urinary Tract Infections (Adult)
Urinary Tract Infections (Pediatric)

Neurologic

Concussions and Neurocognitive Assessment: The Headaches and Confusions
Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment
Neurologic Imaging Modalities
Sleep Disorders and Insomnia: Oh, One More Thing Doc, I’'m Not Sleeping Well”
Stroke and Cerebrovascular Accident           

Patient-based Care

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues: Addressing Healthcare Disparities & Invisibility
Hospice Care and End-of-Life Issues (including Advance Directives): Improving Primary Care
Improving Quality and Health Outcomes for All: The Family Physician and the Social Determinants of Health
Medical Malpractice: Anatomy of Medical Errors
Medical Marijuana: What You Need to Know
Polypharmacy in the Elderly: I Rattle When I Walk
Professional Self-Care: Physician Heal Thyself
Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Use Prevention
Well-Child Care: Putting Evidence Into Practice
Well-Newborn Care   

Population-based Care

AAFP’s Choosing Wisely Campaign Update
Advanced Care Management & Population-based Care in the Direct Primary Care Model
Care Transitions PBL: Discussion Session
Chronic Opioid Therapy: Effective, Safe, and Rational Prescribing Practices
Computerized Medical Applications: Safe Practice with Healthcare Technology
Genetic Testing and Counseling: Is it in the Gene's?
Integrative Medicine: The Science and Clinical Applications
Introduction to Direct Primary Care: An Alternative to Fee-for-Service
Leadership as a Learned Skill
Maintenance of Certification (MOC): Best Approach and Time Saving Opportunities
Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) - Practice Transformation Strategies and Resources: Making Wellness Visits Work in Practice
Reinventing the Physician/Patient Relationship through Direct Primary Care
Rejuvenation: Bringing Energy and Passion to Your Work
Risk and Evaluation Mitigation Strategies (REMS): Safe Prescribing of High-Risk Medications
Top 10 Things I Learned in 2014
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Update

Psychogenic

ADHD and Comorbid Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders (Adult): Primary Care
ADHD and Comorbid Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders (Child)
Adolescent Eating Disorders (DSM-5 Criteria)
Anxiety Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Childhood Sleep Disturbances
Learning Disorders/Specific Learning Disorder
Mood Disorders, Depression, and Bipolar: DSM5 - What You Need to Know Now
New Drugs of Abuse: An Update
Substance Abuse and Addiction: Management in Primary Care

Reproductive – Female

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Amenorrhea
Contraception Management: Evidence-Based Update
Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation
Ectopic Pregnancy: Don't Miss It!
Obstetric Care Guidelines: Healthy Prenatal Care
Pap Smears, Cervical Cancer Screening, and Human Papillomavirus (HPV): You Are the Key
Postpartum Depression
Preconception Counseling: All the Time
Sexual Assault and Rape: Evaluation of Female Victims

Reproductive – Male

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Prostatitis: Prostate Potpourri
Health Care of Gay Men: Healthcare of MSM - Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Others
Prostate Cancer and Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Screening     

Respiratory

Asthma in Adults
Asthma in Pregnancy: Breathing for Two
Bronchiolitis and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV): Helping the Wee Wheezer
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) and Pulmonary Function Testing: Breathing Easier
Community- and Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
Influenza Prevention and Management: 2014 Update
Lung and Bronchial Cancer
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Choices in Sleep Apnea
Pediatric Asthma
Respiratory Imaging Modalities

Special Sensory

Common Eye Infections: Angry Eyes
Eye Problems in Children
Oral Health: Across the Life Span - What You Can Do For Your Patients