• Musculoskeletal Medicine Self-Study 1st Edition

    The body is an amazing and complex machine. Enhance your toolbox for treating soft-tissue and joint conditions while keeping your patients performing at optimal abilities with the Musculoskeletal Medicine Self-Study CME.

    Expert faculty from medical and osteopathic fields will give you a wide range of tools to help you build diagnostic skills and tap into new ways to treat joint and soft-tissue injuries and diseases.

    Approved for up to 30.75 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit is approved through June 8, 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
    • 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.

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

    PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet are compatible. 
    Note: Access to online content ends June 8, 2025.

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

    • Assess injured bones or soft tissue to determine the stage and severity of the injury.
    • Identify appropriate examination techniques, including range of motion, stability, bone alignment and assessment of soft tissue swelling/masses.
    • Evaluate and diagnose common musculoskeletal conditions and diseases.
    • Prepare evidence-based treatment recommendations for patients with musculoskeletal injuries and disorders including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies.
    • Counsel patients who participate in organized sports or rigorous athletics on injury avoidance and use of protective gear.
    • Acute Knee Pain
    • Acute Shoulder Pain
    • Cervical Spine Conditions
    • Chronic Knee Pain
    • Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Chronic Shoulder Pain
    • Common Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries
    • Elbow and Wrist Pain: A Flick, a Twist and a Fall
    • Evaluation and Management of Acute Ankle Pain and Injuries
    • Evaluation and Management of Acute Foot Pain and Injuries
    • Gout and Pseudogout: The Inflammatory Crystal
    • Hand and Finger Conditions
    • Hip Pain
    • Integrative Medicine
    • Introduction to Osteopathic Manual Manipulation
    • Lumbar Spine Conditions
    • Musculoskeletal Imaging Modalities
    • Musculoskeletal Radiology Rounds
    • Orthobiologics and Injectables for Common MSK Conditions
    • Osteoarthritis in the Old and Young
    • PBL: Musculoskeletal Clinical Case Considerations
    • Pediatric Developmental Musculoskeletal Concerns
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Mimics
    • 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 Musculoskeletal Medicine Self-Study 1st Edition and deemed it acceptable for up to 30.75 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 6/8/2022 to 6/8/2025. 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 30.75 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.

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