• Adult Medicine Livestream

    Wednesday, March 1—Friday,
    March 3, 2023

    Learn the latest evidence-based, ready-for-practice updates to enhance the care you provide for your adult patients, including:

    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Outpatient COVID Case
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Risk Adjustment for the Family Physician: No MBA required

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.

    Bonus X2

    Get one half day of topics focused on your practice and career success, plus dedicated time for reflection and translation-to-practice activities.

    Design Your Own CME Experience

    Livestream offers unparalleled flexibility and convenience. Attend the full course or choose the half-day sessions focused on topics you need.

    • Engage with faculty in the interactive chat feature.
    • Stream on your favorite device.
    • Save up to $100 when you register by February 19. New physicians save up to $150.

    By February 19:
    Member: $149
    Student or Resident: $109
    Other Health Care Professional: $149
    New Physician: $139
    Nonmember: $189

    After February 19:
    Member: $169
    Student or Resident: $129
    Other Health Care Professional: $169
    New Physician: $159
    Nonmember: $209

    Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP, course chair

    The times listed below are central time.

    Session #1: Wednesday morning, March 1

    7:40 a.m.—12:00 p.m. CT

    • Dermatology: Challenging Adult Skin Rashes (including Bullous Disorders and STIs) – Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP
    • Acute Markedly Elevated Blood Pressure – Brian Shahan, MD, FAAFP
    • Atrial Fibrillation – Brian Shahan, MD, FAAFP
    • Resistant Hypertension – Never Give Up! – Darrell Edward Jones, DO, FAAFP

    Session #2: Wednesday afternoon, March 1

    1:25 p.m.—6:00 p.m. CT

    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
    • ACIP Immunization Update – Peter J. Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early Recognition and Effective Treatment – Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
    • Choosing Wisely: Better Care IS a Matter of Choice – Peter J. Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection – Day 1 – Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP; Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP; Peter J. Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP

    Session #3: Thursday morning, March 2

    7:40 a.m.—12:00 p.m. CT

    • Prostate Screening: To Do or Not to DO, That is The Question – Justin Bailey, MD, FAAFP
    • Hyperlipidemia:  How Cardiovascular Risk Informs Treatment – Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP
    • Stepping Through Asthma Treatment – Nathan Falk, MD, MBA, CPE, FAAFP
    • DM and CGM: Technology Update – Timothy Brown, PharmD

    Session #4: Thursday afternoon, March 2

    1:25 p.m.—6:00 p.m. CT

    • CV Risk in DM Treatment- First Provide Benefit, Then Do No Harm – Peter J. Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP
    • New Strategies in STI Care – Kurt Cook, MD
    • Outpatient COVID Case for the Family Physician – Kurt Cook, MD
    • DM Update: Individualized Treatment is the Key – Peter J. Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection – Day 2 – Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP; Peter J. Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP; Kurt Cook, MD

    Session #5: Friday morning, March 3

    7:40 a.m.—12:15 p.m. CT

    • Risk Adjustment for the Family Physician: No MBA Required – Melanie R. VanDemark, MD, FAAFP
    • Telemedicine: Making it Work for You and Your Patients – Melanie R. VanDemark, MD, FAAFP
    • Leadership Skills for Family Physicians - Communicating Well, Motivating Change, and Managing Your Time Efficiently - Jason Marker, MD, FAAFP
    • Embracing Emotional Intelligence (EI), Cognitive Reframing (CR) and Appreciate Inquiry (AI) to Advance Well-Being – Catherine F. Pipas, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection – Day 3 – Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP; Melanie R. VanDemark, MD, FAAFP; Jason Marker, MD, FAAFP; Catherine F. Pipas, MD, FAAFP

    The times listed above are in central time zone.

    Note: Session information is subject to change.

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

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

    What should I expect after I register for livestream? 

    You will receive an email from ON Services, our streaming provider, the Friday before the course begins, with the link to access the livestream and course resources which include access to PDFs of presentations. ON Services will also send reminder emails one hour before the start of each day's sessions that you have registered for.

    What are the system requirements for the livestream?

    For ideal viewing and participation, you should have access to the following:

    • Computer with the minimum specifications of either Mac OS X 10.6 or Windows 7 with latest updates installed and 4 GB of RAM
    • Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 10.0+, Safari 1.0+, Edge, Chrome, and Opera (please note they are not compatible with Opera Mini). They recommend upgrading your browser whenever possible.
    • High speed internet connection with a minimum and consistent internet download speed of 3 Mbps or faster. Speed tests can be tested through the website www.speedtest.net.
    • Also compatible with iOS (Apple) and Android based tablets and smartphones.

    Note: Some corporate networks and internet service providers block video transmissions by use of a firewall. If you cannot see video clips (even though your system meets the system requirements), contact your network administrator to see whether a security firewall is blocking video transmission. 

    Will the live presentations be recorded?

    Yes. You will have access to the archived recordings of the sessions you have registered for within approximately two weeks. You will have unlimited access to these sessions for six months after the course. CME credit will not be offered.

    What if I want to cancel my livestream registration?

    Standard AAFP live course cancellation policies still apply.

    What if I'm not satisfied with the livestream experience?

    Please contact the AAFP Member Resource Center at (800) 274-2237 or aafp@aafp.org no later than 5 p.m. CT, Monday, March 6, 2023.

    The AAFP has reviewed Adult Medicine Rebroadcast and deemed it acceptable for up to 20.75 Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 3/1/2023 to 3/3/2023. 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 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. 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.

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.


    Can't attend live?

    The self-study option offers you to learn on your schedule.