Problem-Based Learning

Apply and practice key concepts from associated lecture sessions. Team up with other attendees 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® (t2p™). Learn More.

Cardiovascular

Associated Sessions

Acute Coronary Syndromes: Unchain My Heart    
Wednesday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.    
Thursday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Acute Coronary Syndromes

David Schneider, MD                
Wednesday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Friday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from Acute Coronary Syndrome sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage acute coronary syndromes and angina within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Adult and Elderly Hypertension: What's Next?
Saturday | 9:15–10:15 a.m.
Saturday | 10:30–11:30 a.m.

Adult and Elderly Hypertension

Jennifer Brull, MD 
Saturday | 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Saturday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from Adult and Elderly Hypertension sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage hypertension within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias
Tuesday | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias

Craig Barstow, MD 
Tuesday | 2:10 - 3:10 p.m.
Thursday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage arrhythmias and dysrhythmias within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Cardiomyopathies
Wednesday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Friday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Cardiomyopathies: Ask the Expert
Wednesday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Cardiomyopathies PBL

Craig Barstow, MD 
Wednesday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Friday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from cardiomyopathies sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage cardiomyopathy within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Evaluation of Syncope
Wednesday | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Thursday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Evaluation of Syncope

Lloyd Runser, MD 
Wednesday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Thursday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from syncope sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage syncope within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Hyperlipidemia: Beyond the Numbers
Tuesday | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Hyperlipidemia: As the Expert
Wednesday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Hyperlipidemia

Charles Carter, MD 
Tuesday | 3:20 - 4:20 p.m.
Wednesday | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from hyperlipidemia sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage hyperlipidemia within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Pediatric Hypertension: The Pressure's On!
Tuesday | 2:10 - 3:10 p.m.
Wednesday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Pediatric Hypertension

Laura Hodo, MD 
Tuesday | 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday | 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from pediatric hypertension sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage hypertension within the context of professional practice.

Endocrine

Associated Sessions

Diabetes Update 2016: What's New in an Old Disease
Tuesday | 3:20 - 4:20 p.m.
Wednesday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Diabetes Update 2016: What's New in an Old Disease: Ask the Expert
Wednesday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Diabetes Update 2016: What’s New in an Old Disease

Peter Ziemkowski, MD 
Tuesday | 2:10 - 3:10 p.m.
Wednesday | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from diabetes update sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage diabetes within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism: I Heat Up, I Cool Down
Wednesday | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Thursday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

David Schneider, MD 
Thursday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Friday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from hyper/hypo-thyroidism sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage hyper/hypo-thyroidism within the context of professional practice.

Gastrointestinal

Associated Sessions

Colorectal Cancer: Bottom's Up: An Update on Colon Cancer
Wednesday |10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Colorectal Cancer: Ask the Expert
Wednesday | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Thursday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Colorectal Cancer

Jason Domagalski, MD 
Wednesday | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Thursday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from colorectal cancer sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage colorectal cancer within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: The Burning Belly: Review of GERD and Dyspepsia
Tuesday | 2:10 - 3:10 p.m.
Thursday |  8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Jason Domagalski, MD 
Tuesday | 3:20 - 4:20 p.m.
Wednesday | 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from gastroesophageal reflux disease sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage gastroesophageal reflux disease  within the context of professional practice.

Hematology/Immunology

Associated Sessions

Anticoagulation Management Update: The Old and the New Frontier
Wednesday, | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Thursday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Anticoagulation Management Update

Daniel Tambunan, MD
Wednesday | 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
Thursday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from anticoagulation sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage anticoagulation within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Immunization Update: Everything You Need to Know
Tuesday | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday | 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Immunization Update

Jonathan Temte, MD
Tuesday | 3:20 - 5:20 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from immunization sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage immunization within the context of professional practice.

Musculoskeletal

Associated Sessions

Assistive Mobility Devices: Review of Ambulatory Aids With Focus on Power Mobility Devices
Friday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Saturday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Assistive Mobility Devices

Douglas Martin, MD
Mark Pilley, MD

Friday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Saturday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from assistive mobility devices sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage assistive mobility devices within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Geriatric Hip Fracture Management: A Threat to Independence
Friday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Saturday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Geriatric Hip Fracture Management

Robin Creamer, DO
Friday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday | 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from geriatric hip fracture management sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage geriatric hip fractures within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Low Back Pain: Myths and Science
Thursday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Friday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Low Back Pain: Ask the Expert
Thursday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Low Back Pain

Pooja Shah, MD 
Heather Paladine, MD

Thursday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from low back pain sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage  low back pain within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment of Common Lower-Extremity Injuries
Wednesday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Thursday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques (Lower-Extremity Injuries)

Anthony Beutler, MD 
Thursday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Friday | 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from musculoskeletal exam techniques sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage  musculoskeletal exam techniques within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention: It's Primary
Thursday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Saturday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention

Robin Creamer, DO
Katrina Snouffer, DPT

Thursday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from osteoporosis and osteopenia prevention sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage  osteoporosis and osteopenia prevention within the context of professional practice.

Nephrologic

Associated Sessions

Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Thursday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Saturday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease

Edward Shahady, MD 
Friday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage  chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease within the context of professional practice.

Neurologic

Associated Sessions

Concussion and Neurocognitive Assessment: The Headaches and Confusions of Concussions
Friday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Saturday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Concussion and Neurocognitive Assessment: Ask the Expert
Friday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Concussion and Neurocognitive Assessment

Deepak Patel, MD 
Friday | 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Saturday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from concussion and neurocognitive assessment sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage  concussion and neurocognitive assessment within the context of professional practice.

Patient-based Care

Associated Sessions

Nutrition Principles and Assessment: Turning Nutrition Guidelines into Patient Advise
Tuesday | 3:20 - 4:20 p.m.
Wednesday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Nutrition Principles and Assessment

Amy Locke, MD 
Tuesday | 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday | 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from nutrition principles and assessment sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage nutrition principles and assessment within the context of professional practice.

Obesity: A Patient-Centered Approach

Denise Ernst, PhD; Kathleen Reims, MD, FAAFP
Wednesday | 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the processes and core skills associated with motivational interviewing.
  2. Apply the EPE (elicit-provide-elicit) strategy and three types of “change talks” to patient conversations about obesity.
  3. Provide healthcare team and patients with supplemental resources to support improved patient outcomes in obesity.

Reproductive - Female

Associated Sessions

Contraception Management
Thursday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Friday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Contraception Management

Linda Prine, MD; Patricia Chico, MD; Julie Johnston, MD; Heather Paladine, MD; Sarah McNeil, MD; Carrie Pierce, MD; Grace Shih, MD
Friday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from contraception management sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage contraception within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Female Sexual Dysfunction: The Secret Garden - A Discussion on Female Sexual Dysfunction
Saturday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Saturday | 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Female Sexual Dysfunction

Phyllis MacGilvray, MD 
Saturday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Saturday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from sexual dysfunction sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage sexual dysfunction within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer Prevention: Prevention of an STD: Cervical Cancer
Friday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Saturday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer Prevention: Ask the Expert
Friday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer Prevention

David Weismiller, MD 
Friday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer prevention sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer prevention within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Uterine Cancer: Risk Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Management for the Family Physician
Thursday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Friday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Uterine Cancer

Heather Paladine, MD 
Friday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Friday | 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from uterine cancer sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage uterine cancer within the context of professional practice.

Respiratory

Associated Sessions

Asthma in Adults: A Breathless Update
Tuesday | 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Asthma in Adults

Douglas Maurer, DO
Wednesday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Thursday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from asthma in adults sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage adult asthma within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD): A Breathless Update
Tuesday | 2:10 - 3:10 p.m.
Thursday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)

Douglas Maurer, DO
Wednesday | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Thursday | 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder within the context of professional practice.

Associated Sessions

Influenza Update: Influenza Management in Primary Care
Wednesday | 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Thursday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Influenza Update

Jonathan Temte, MD 
Wednesday | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Practice applying new knowledge and competencies gained from influenza sessions, and receive feedback from expert faculty.
  2. Interact collaboratively with peers to solve complex and challenging case-study scenarios.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills that promote effective reasoning to manage influenza within the context of professional practice.

Additional CME Credit Available

Translation to Practice® (t2p™) CME allows you to earn 2 Prescribed CME credits for applying what you have learned into practice and then reflecting on the outcomes. There are three steps that you will need to follow.

  1. Describe the change you intend to implement by submitting a “commitment-to-change statement”
  2. Put the change into practice.
  3. Reflect and report. After a month, and again after three months if you need it, you’ll receive an e-mail from the AAFP reminding you of your commitment-to-change statement and asking you to respond with a description of the change you made and how it worked.

Questions? Please contact the AAFP at (800) 274-2237 or aafp@aafp.org.