• Geriatric Medicine with a Focus on Brain Health and Chronic Conditions Livestream 

    Tuesday, November 29—Saturday, December 3, 2022

    • Attend the full course or choose from half-day sessions.
    • Stream on your favorite device.
    • Earn up to 40.5 CME credits.
    • Save $180 when you register for the full course by November 19.

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.
     

    Keep up to date with the latest evidence-based, ready-for-practice information on geriatric and chronic conditions in family medicine.

    Choose a focus on one or more topic areas that improve care for your patients—all in just a few days.

    ➜  Tuesday and Wednesday's Focus: Geriatrics
    ➜  Thursday's Focus: Geriatrics/Brain Health; Chronic Conditions
    ➜  Friday and Saturday's Focus: Chronic Conditions

    Create a flexible CME experience that best suits your needs and schedule. The livestream format lets you attend the full course over a few days or choose from focused half-day sessions on a broad range of topics, including:

    ➜  Advance Care Planning and the Role of Family Medicine 
    ➜  Osteoporosis and Osteopenia 
    ➜  Seizures: Adult, Population-Based Care 
    ➜  Pharmacologic Therapy for Acute Pain 
    ➜  Understanding and Addressing Bias 

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this course, 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.
    • Prepare effective plans to diagnose, treat and manage chronic diseases.
    • Formulate strategies to educate and counsel patients on behavior modification of factors such as nutrition, physical activity, smoking and alcohol use.
    • Utilize strategies to help patients overcome barriers to change in relation to chronic diseases, including cultural competency, literacy skills and access to services or care.
    • Implement tools to manage chronic care in practice and help patients control chronic illnesses, which may include practice transformation and/or quality improvement activities.
    • Develop evidence-based, primary care strategies for common neurological conditions in the care of their patients, including Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, neuropathic pain, movement disorders, concussions, seizures, sleep disorders, and more.
    • Prepare effective plans to diagnose, treat, and manage common neurodevelopmental and behavioral health conditions seen in primary care, including depression and anxiety disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, PTSD, substance abuse, and more.
    • Educate and counsel patients on behavior modification strategies to reduce risks of complications, and improve outcomes related to their neurological and/or behavioral health.
    • Provide effective care coordination when specialist referral is required.
    • Utilize strategies to help patients overcome barriers to change in relation to disease management, including cultural competency, literacy skills, and access to services or care.
       

    Sessions

    The times listed are in central time zone.

    Session #1: Tuesday morning, November 29

    Geriatrics
    7:40 a.m.—12:30 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • USPSTF, EBM Updates, and Game Changers – Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, FAAFP
    • Management of Type II Diabetes: Patient-Oriented and Evidence-Based – Alvin B. Lin, MD, FAAFP
    • Long COVID – Jacob Anderson, DO
    • How Low Is Too Low: Individualized Treatment of Diabetes in the Elderly – Peter J. Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection

    Session #2: Tuesday afternoon, November 29

    Geriatrics
    1:25—6:15 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Elder Abuse  Recognition and Management – Ariel Cole, MD, FAAFP, CMD
    • Family Medicine and Hospice Care: Referral, Treatment, and Family Support – David Brecher, MD, FAAFP
    • Dementia  Diagnostic Evaluation and Management – Ambar Kulshreshtha, MD, PhD, FAAFP
    • Advance Care Planning and the Role of Family Medicine – David Brecher, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection

    Session #3: Wednesday morning, November 30

    Geriatrics
    7:40 a.m.—12:30 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Resistant Hypertension  Never Give Up! – Darrell Edward Jones, DO, FAAFP
    • Atrial Fibrillation – Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
    • Effective Treatment of Anxiety Disorders – Jay Winner, MD, FAAFP
    • CHF – Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection

    Session #4: Wednesday afternoon, November 30

    Geriatrics
    1:25—6:15 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Osteoporosis & Osteopenia – David T. Walsworth, MD, FAAFP
    • STEADI  Promoting Older Adults Health & Independence Through Fall Prevention – Robin Creamer, DO, FAAFP and Justin Hess, DPT, PT, OCS
    • Breaking Free from Osteoporosis – Robin Creamer, DO, FAAFP
    • Concussion – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection

    Session #5: Thursday morning, December 1

    Geriatrics/Brain Health
    7:40 a.m.—12:30 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Headache in Adults – Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, FAAFP
    • Cerebrovascular Diseases: Stroke & Stroke Mimics – Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
    • Seizures: Adult, Population-Based Care – Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, FAAFP
    • Practical Steps to Promote High Quality Care for Patients with Dementia – Brian Unwin, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection

    Session #6: Thursday afternoon, December 1

    Chronic Conditions
    1:25—6:15 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Pharmacologic Therapy for Acute Pain – Elizabeth Sophy, MD
    • Evidence-based Treatment for Chronic Pain: It Doesn’t Have to be Painful – Shawn Kane, MD, FAAFP
    • Prescribing Suboxone  An Innovative Curriculum – Jean Antonucci, MD
    • Alcohol Use Disorder: Identification and Medication Assisted Treatment – Valerie Carrejo, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection

    Session #7: Friday morning, December 2

    Chronic Conditions
    7:40 a.m.—12:30 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Actinic Keratosis and Sun Damaged Skin – Bryan Rayala, MD, FAAFP
    • Motion is Lotion: Fibromyalgia Diagnosis and Rx – Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP
    • Cellulitis and Cellulitis Mimics – Bryan Rayala, MD, FAAFP
    • Nail and Hair Disorders/Abnormalities – Bryan Rayala, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection

    Session #8: Friday afternoon, December 2

    Chronic Conditions
    1:25—6:15 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Best Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Tips and Pearls from Around the Nation – Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP
    • Sex & Gender Medicine: Understanding the Life-course to Enhance Women's Care – Shilpa Amin, MD, FAAFP
    • Understanding and Addressing Bias – Duren Ready, MD
    • Chronic Kidney Disease – Mary E. Krebs, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection

    Session #9: Saturday morning, December 3

    Chronic Conditions
    7:40 a.m.—12:30 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma & Basal Cell Carcinoma – Bryan Rayala, MD, FAAFP
    • Care Management Cases – Mary E. Krebs, MD, FAAFP
    • Wound Care, Skin Ulcers & Pressure Sores – Bryan Rayala, MD, FAAFP
    • Name That Code: Cases in Coding – Mary E. Krebs, MD, FAAFP
    • Reflection
       

    Registration Fee Per Session

      AAFP Member New Physician Student or Resident Other Health Care Professional Nonmember
    Early Bird
    (ends Nov 19)
    $149 $139 $109 $149 $189
    Standard $169 $159 $129 $169 $209

    Livestream Questions

    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, December 5, 2022.

    CME Credit Statement

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

    The AAFP has reviewed Geriatric Medicine with a Focus on Brain Health and Chronic Conditions Livestream and deemed it acceptable for up to 40.5 Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 11/28/2022 to 12/3/2022. 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 40.5 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.