• Street Medicine Outreach

    Online CME

    Street medicine is a growing specialty that strives to understand and overcome barriers to health care faced by unhoused and underserved people. Experts from a range of backgrounds and practice types share proven strategies and insights on how to engage people where they are.

    The course covers the full spectrum of incorporating street medicine into your practice, including:

    1. Pathways to starting and sustaining a street medicine program
    2. Trauma-informed care and de-escalation strategies
    3. Structural violence and racism
    4. Mental health
    5. Addiction medicine
    6. Relationship building

    AAFP Member: $325
    New Physician: $275
    Student or Resident: $215
    Other Health Care Professional: $325
    Nonmember: $425

    Advocacy on the Road
    Brett J Feldman, MSPAS, PA; Barbara DiPietro, PHD

    Common Skin Conditions in the Unhoused
    Richard P Usatine, MD

    Conceptualizing Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement In Street Medicine
    Brett J Feldman, MSPAS, PA

    Harm Reduction in Street Medicine
    Kevin Sullivan, MD

    Healthcare Screening in Street Medicine               
    Camilo Zaks, MD, FAAFP

    Housed Beds– A Clinical Listening Intake Tool for People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness
    Corinne T. Feldman MMS, PA-C

    Housed Beds Case Review        
    Corinne T. Feldman MMS, PA-C

    Liberation and the Social Teaching of Street Medicine     
    Brett J Feldman, MSPAS, PA

    Managing Wounds in the Unstably Housed Population
    Laura Martz, RN, MBA, BSN, BS

    Physical and Psychological Safety in Street Medicine
    Corinne T. Feldman MMS, PA-C, PA; Joseph Becerra

    Street Medicine: Human Trafficking
    Ho'onani Cuadrado, MSPAS, PA-C

    Street Medicine: Trauma-Informed Care
    Ho'onani Cuadrado, MSPAS, PA-C

    Street Psychiatry Overview
    Ana Turner, MD, DFAPA

    Substance Use Disorder Treatment 201
    Kevin Sullivan, MD

    Tackling Structural Racism; Taking It to the Street
    Jehni Robinson, MD, FAAFP

    The Developmental Stages of Creating a Street Medicine Program
    Jim Withers, MD FACP

    Upon completion of this CME activity, you should be able to:

    • Examine the history and philosophy of street medicine and its impact on health in urban populations, unhoused populations, health equity, and social justice. 
    • Discuss possible pathways to starting and sustaining a street medicine program in your community and practice. 
    • Adapt up-to-date clinical knowledge on common skin disorders and wound care, screening and testing processes, trauma-informed care, de-escalation strategies, and other commonly used clinical procedures for unhoused patient populations. 
    • Apply principles and best practices of harm reduction to practice.
    • Acquire tools for combating stigma around safely providing care to unhoused populations.
    • Discuss strategies for using your street medicine practice to support professional well-being and career satisfaction.
    • 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 Street Medicine Outreach and deemed it acceptable for up to 14 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 5/15/2023 to 5/15/2026. 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 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. 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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