• Geriatric Medicine Self-Study 12th Edition

    Deliver Effective, Efficient Care to Older Adults

    Designed to help family physicians provide the best care to their elderly patients, the AAFP Geriatric Medicine Self-Study 12th Edition is an evidence-based, learning solution built to help you better identify various medical and mental health issues in this patient population—on a schedule that works best for you.

    This dynamic, 23-session video self-study was recorded from the AAFP's Geriatric Medicine live course. Use it to better prepare for the Geriatric module of the ABFM Family Medicine Certification Examination, while also staying on the leading edge of emerging public health topics that may concern your geriatric patients.

    Approved for up to 30.5 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through March 29, 2025.


    Online access to content
    Downloadable PDF syllabus

    AAFP Member: $695
    New Physician: $645
    Student or Resident: $475
    Other Health Care Professional: $695
    Nonmember: $875


    Online activity purchase is required
    to purchase add-ons.

    Full-color printed syllabus - $100

    Audio CDs of presentations - $75

    USB flash drive with content files - $25


    • Interactive videos that include answering questions as you go
    • CME reporting and evaluation option after each presentation
    • Online post-test*
    • Online syllabus of slide presentations
    • Start or continue a presentation at any time.
    • Optional: Printed syllabus of slide presentations (add on purchase)
    • Optional: USB flash drive with video, audio, and PDF files (add on purchase)
    • Optional: Audio CDs of presentations (add on purchase)

    *Post-test MUST be completed to claim CME credit.
    Estimated time to complete package: 30 hours

    PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet are compatible. 
    Note: Access to online content ends on March 29, 2025.

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

    • Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines for geriatric conditions in practice.
    • Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose, treat and manage common clinical conditions seen among the geriatric population.
    • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with the patient to ensure that diagnosis and treatment recommendations are understood.
    • Recognize when to refer to, or consult with, other specialists to provide optimal patient care.
    • 2021 Updates in Geriatrics
    • Atrial Fibrillation Update: The Beat Goes On (and Off)
    • Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Billing and Coding
    • BPH to Cancer: An Ode to the Prostate
    • Chronic Pain in Elderly Patients: Sensible and Safe Treatment
    • Collaborative Care: Hypertension & Hyperlipidemia Management in the Elderly
    • COPD
    • Diabetes Mellitus Update: Management Standards in Treating Type 2 Diabetes
    • ECG Advanced
    • ECG Basic
    • Exercise is Medicine
    • Functional GI Disorders: Everything You Need to Know for the Geriatric Patient
    • Geriatric Polypharmacy, High Risk Medication Use, and Deprescribing
    • Heart Failure
    • Immunization and COVID-19 Update
    • Insomnia
    • Marvelous Medical Apps
    • Osteoporosis Treatment Update: Can We Take a Holiday?
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • STEADI: Promoting Older Adult Health & Independence Through Fall Prevention
    • Stroke and TIA
    • Telehealth Pre and Post COVID-19
    • High-speed broadband connection required for online access.
    • Latest version of FirefoxSafari, or Chrome on Windows or Macintosh computers or tablets.
    • Latest version of Adobe Reader.

    The AAFP has reviewed Geriatric Medicine Self-Study and deemed it acceptable for up to 30.50 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 3/29/2022 to 3/29/2025. 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 Materials for a maximum of 30.50 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.
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