• Family Medicine Update Livestream

    Monday, June 21 - Friday, June 25

    • Attend the full course or choose from half-day sessions.
    • Stream on any device.
       

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.

    The AAFP’s Family Medicine Update Livestream, June 21–25, gives you the most up-to-date, ready-for-practice information available, taught by family physicians for family physicians.

    Delve into over 30 topic areas, including:

    • Transgender health (panel with the patient voice)
    • Anal cancer screening
    • Functional GI disorders
    • Management of rotator cuff injuries
    • Short-term systemic corticosteroids use
    • Continuous glucose monitoring
       

    Choose from half-day sessions or complete the entire course. Log in via your favorite device to learn from expert faculty who actively practice family medicine. 

    CME Credits
    Earn up to 33 live credits and enhance patient care—all from the comfort of your home or office.

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Demonstrate an understanding of common clinical problems seen in family medicine.
    • Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose and treat common conditions in practice.
    • Prepare plans to address emerging public health topics that patients may present or be concerned with in practice.
    • State current guidelines, USPSTF, AAFP, etc., and screening recommendations for selected clinical problems.
       

    Sessions

    David Glenn Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, course chair

    Each session has scheduled Q&A and for a break.

    The times listed below are in central time.
     

    Session #1: Monday morning, June 21

    7:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
    4.25 credits

    • USPSTF Update – David Glenn Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
    • Pharmacotherapy 2021:  New Drugs for Use in Practice – Timothy Brown, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP
    • Top POEMS of the Past Year – David C. Slawson, MD, FAAFP
    • Choosing Wisely 2021 – David Glenn Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
    • Imaging in Chronic Abdominal Pain – Kyle Patrick Duff, MD
       

    Session #2: Monday afternoon, June 21

    12:55 - 5:30 p.m. CT
    4.25 credits

    • Immunization Update – ACIP 2021 – David Glenn Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
    • Imaging in Headaches – Kyle Patrick Duff, MD
    • Are You Ready for Pregnancy? – David Glenn Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
    • Photo Rounds!  What is the Diagnosis and Treatment? – Shawn Conner, MD
    • Short-Term Systemic Corticosteroids: Appropriate Use in Primary Care – David C. Slawson, MD, FAAFP

    Session #3: Tuesday morning, June 22

    7:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
    4.25 credits

    • Pain Management for Knee Osteoarthritis: When It Hurts Just to Walk – Brian V. Joachims, MD, FAAFP
    • Management of Rotator Cuff Injuries – Joseph P. Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
    • Osteoporosis Treatment Update – Brian V. Joachims, MD, FAAFP
    • Tendinopathy: “itis” vs “osis” – Joseph P. Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
    • The New Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient – Establishing DX/Initiating TX – Brian V. Joachims, MD, FAAFP
    • Red Eye – Shawn Conner, MD
       

    Session #4: Tuesday afternoon, June 22

    12:55 - 5:50 p.m. CT
    4.75 credits

    • Chronic Kidney Disease Management – Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP
    • Implicit Bias – Joanne Tara Thambuswamy, MD
    • Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health (Panel) – David Glenn Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP (3:00-5:50 p.m.)
       

    Session #5: Wednesday morning, June 23

    7:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
    4.25 credits

    • Gallbladder Disease: Cholecystitis, Choledocholithiasis, and Cholangitis – Thad Wilkins, MD, MBA, FAAFP
    • Anal Cancer Screening – David Glenn Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
    • Diabetes Mellitus 2021:  Where Are We? – Timothy Brown, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP
    • Functional GI Disorders:  Diagnosis and Treatment – Thad Wilkins, MD, MBA, FAAFP
    • Continuous Glucose Monitoring – Timothy Brown, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP
       

    Session #6: Wednesday afternoon, June 23

    ECG Interpretation Basic Workshop – Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP
    1:15 - 3:15 p.m. CT 
    $160
    2 credits

    • Describe the normal cardiac anatomy and physiology, and normal electrical conduction through the heart.
    • Relate normal cardiac electro-physiology to corresponding findings on the ECG.
    • Apply knowledge of basic ECG findings to recognize bundle branch and fascicular blocks.
       

    Session #7: Thursday morning, June 24

    7:25 - 11:30 a.m. CT
    3.75 credits

    • Female Sexual Dysfunction: Low Libido vs Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder – Ann Klega, MD
    • Contraception for Adolescents – Melanie VanDemark, MD, FAAFP, ABOM
    • Acne Treatment Options – Shawn Conner, MD
    • Conduct Disorder in Children and Adolescents: Recognize it and Intervene – Melanie VanDemark, MD, FAAFP, ABOM
    • Asthma – Kyle Patrick Duff, MD
       

    Session #8: Thursday afternoon, June 24

    ECG Interpretation Advanced Workshop – Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP
    12:45 - 2:45 p.m. CT 
    $160
    2 credits

    • Apply basic ECG interpretation skills to abnormal rhythms and findings including AV block, hypertrophy, tachyarrhythmias, preexcitation, ischemia/infarction, and others.
    • Relate abnormal cardiac electro-physiology to corresponding findings on the ECG.
    • Discuss basic clinical management of patients experiencing abnormal ECG rhythms.
       

    Session #9: Friday morning, June 25

    7:25 - 11:15 a.m. CT
    3.5 credits

    • Peripheral Arterial Disease – Evaluating Emerging Evidence – Gaurav Parmar, MD, MPH, FAAFP
    • DOACs in Patients with CAD. Where Do They Fit In? – Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP
    • Sepsis:  Diagnosis and Management – Gaurav Parmar, MD, MPH, FAAFP
    • VTE Prophylaxis in the Hospitalized Patient. Does the Admitting Diagnosis Make a Difference to Your Approach – Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP
       

    The times listed above are in central time.
     

    Note: Session information is subject to change.

    Fee Per Session*

    AAFP Member New Physician Student or Resident Other Health Care Professional Nonmember
    $169 $159 $129 $209 $209

     

    *Registration fee for the ECG Interpretation Basic and Advanced Workshops are $160 each for all registrants.

    Livestream Questions

    What should I expect after I register for livestream? 

    You will receive an email from ON Services, our streaming provider, the Wednesday 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. These archived sessions are approved for enduring CME credit rather than live credit.

    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, June 28, 2021.

    CME Credit Statement

    Participants should report CME credit only for the sessions they have registered for and completed.

    The AAFP has reviewed Family Medicine Update Livestream and deemed it acceptable for up to 33 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 6/21/2021 to 6/25/2021. 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 Online Only, Live for a maximum of 33 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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.
    View more credit agreements.

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.


    Can't attend live?

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