FMX CME Opportunities

2016 Hot Topics

Learn the very latest in these FMX sessions:

  • Zika Virus
  • Human Trafficking
  • Safe Opiate Prescribing: A Review of the CDC Guidelines
  • Assisting Patients with Opioid Addiction Treatment
  • Top 10 Updates from Medical Literature
  • MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models
  • Alternative Payment Models: Help is On the Way
  • Alleviating Administrative Burden: Aligning Quality Measure Across Private & Public Payers
  • Physician Wellness Track

Stay sharp with essential CME.

FMX education is evidence-based family medicine education with real-world applications. Take advantage of every opportunity and you can earn up to 35 AAFP Prescribed CME credits during your five days at FMX. 

Maximize your time on site. Included with your registration, FMX On Demand, is your online library of 25 of the most popular FMX sessions. You can earn a year's worth of CME credit by attending FMX. That's 35 Live CME credits now, and 25 Enduring credits anytime in the next two years. You may attend the sessions or view them online the very next day -- or both. You can claim credit for both. You have access to five additional sessions each day. Sessions are available online within 24 hours.

2016 FMX CME Session Topics

Review CME session topics organized by body system, patient-based and population-based care, and procedural skills. Choose from core topics identified by your peers as essential to the practice of family medicine. Plan also to attend some of the unique topics that cover timely issues and new research, bridge performance gaps, and address attendee interest.

Interactive Lectures

These dynamic sessions are the core of FMX education. Each 60-minute session will culminate in a collaborative dialogue during which you can submit and vote on questions from your device via the Audience Engagement System. Find your knowledge gaps by participating in polling questions. Seating is limited.

Never Stop Learning.
Never Stop Earning.

Registration includes FMX On Demand.
35 Live + 25 Enduring CME credits

Clinical Procedural Workshops

Attendees observe expert faculty demonstrating procedures followed by hands-on practice of procedural techniques in the CPWs. These sessions are designed to enhance skills-based competencies. These workshops typically run between two and four hours in length.

Separate fee and registration required.

Problem-Based Learning

Apply and practice key concepts from associated lecture sessions.  Team up with other learners in small groups to collaboratively work through challenging case studies and receive feedback from expert faculty. Additional CME credit is offered through Translation to Practice®.

Due to popularity, PBL sessions have increased and will be available in 3 rooms.

Practice Change Series

Get help implementing practice changes in this multifaceted educational opportunity. This format includes an interactive lecture, an interactive workshop, and facilitated Translation to Practice®. During the workshop, engage with your peers to try out new ideas. The cohort of learners from the workshop at FMX will be enrolled in a virtual online community called the Practice Change Cohort.

Panel Sessions

Hear differeing perspectives and approaches of expert faculty for the first 45 minutes of the panel session. Then enjoy a moderated panel discussion and interactive Q&A. Topics include:

  • Overcoming the Challenges of Implementing MI in the Primary Care Setting
  • Alphabet Soup of Regulatory Compliance: Understanding 2016 MU, PQRS VM, and QRUR Program Requirements
  • Alleviating Administrative Burden: Aligning Quality Measures Across Private and Public Payers
  • Getting Started with Risk-Stratified Care Management

Tracks

A dedicated amount of time where you can spend time devoted to a specific topic. These blocks of time are designed by faculty in a collaborative manner that allows one topic in the session to build on the previous topic(s). These sessions are interactive. For 2016, each Track is comprised of three interactive lectures, totaling in 3.0 CME credits per Track.

The seven Track themes for 2016 are:

  • Physician Wellness
  • Geriatric Care
  • Disability Management
  • Payment
  • Quality
  • Transforming Clinical Practices Initiatives
  • Pain Management

Out & Abouts

Out & About sessions are designed to provide you with a learning opportunity that extends beyond the convention center. You will have the opportunity to travel off the convention site to a regionally local destination, where you can continue to learn more about topics associated with several interactive lecture sessions.

This year's Out & Abouts include:

  • Adolescent Sports Injury and Office Emergency Simulation
  • ACLS Update & Resuscitation of the Hypovolemic Patient Simulation

There will be a Translation to Practice® opportunity associated with each Out & About session.

Separate fee and registration required.

Posters

Review the latest research in family medicine, gain resources for patient education, and earn CME credit.  Discuss topics with presenters Wednesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Hub.

Ask the Expert

These 60-minute Q&A sessions are each associated with an interactive lecture topic. Hear your favorite faculty lead customized, in-depth engaging sessions. This is your opportunity to discuss specific questions about overcoming barriers to the implementation of new knowledge, skills, and processes.

Satellite CME Events

Earn extra CME by attending any of the many Satellite CME Symposia. These events are not part of the official AAFP FMX. Information on how to pre-register for a Satellite Event will be available online as details are confirmed.

 
Credit Statement

This Live activity, 2016 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX), with a beginning date of 09/20/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 35 Prescribed credit(s) 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 35 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Following this CME activity, participants have the opportunity to earn two additional credits by participating in a Translation to Practice® exercise. Information on Translation to Practice® (t2p™) will be shared within the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

FMX On Demand:

This Enduring Material series activity, 2016 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX): On Demand, from 09/22/2016 - 09/21/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for Prescribed credit 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 Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 25.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.