• Rural Health - 2nd Edition

    Online CME

    Stay current on the latest strategies to effectively meet the challenges of caring for patients in rural and underserved communities and recognize opportunities to self-manage more patient needs without referral. Topics include:

    • Resistant hypertension 
    • Heart murmurs in children 
    • OB emergencies 
    • Advanced suturing and flaps 
    • Pediatric sports medicine, injuries, and concussions 
    • Chronic kidney disease

    Learn at your own pace and from the convenience of home.

    AAFP Member: $595
    New Physician: $545
    Student or Resident: $395
    Other Health Care Professional: $595
    Nonmember: $775

    Abdominal Pain in Elderly Patients
    Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP

    Advance Care Planning
    James M. Mears, MD, FAAFP

    Case Presentations of Best Practices for MAT
    Aaron Newcomb, DO, FASAM

    Case-based Approach to Navigating Adolescent Contraception
    KrisEmily McCrory, MD, MS, MedEd, FAAFP

    Developmental Delays
    Erin Duchan, MD, FAAFP

    Eczema: Diverse Presentation and Evidence-based Management
    Brian Z. Rayala, MD, FAAFP

    Fever in the Elderly
    Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP

    Gerotechnology: Helping Dementia Patients Age in Place with New and Emerging Technology
    Julia D. Amora, DO

    Improving Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care
    David Power, MBBS, MPH

    In the Still's of the Night: A Guide to Heart Murmurs in Children
    LCDR Brian S. Ford, MD, FAAFP

    Integrating Advance Care Planning in Primary Care Practices
    Gregg VandeKieft, MD, MA, FAAFP, FAAHPM

    OB Emergencies in a Resource Limited Environment: The First Hour
    Naomi R. Clancy, MD, FAAFP

    OB Triage: Common Complaints in the Emergency Department
    Lee Dresang, MD

    Osteoarthritis - Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management
    Brian V. Joachims, MD, FAAFP

    Osteoporosis/Osteopenia - Avoiding Fractures
    Brian V. Joachims, MD, FAAFP

    Resistant Hypertension
    Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP

    Rural Health - 2nd Edition Reflection and Translation to Practice
    Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP and Lee Dresang, MD

    The 3D's - Dementia, Depression and Delirium
    Ecler E. Jaqua, MD, MBA, DipABLM, DipABOM, FAAFP, FACLM

    Varicose Veins - A Review of Diagnosis and Treatment Options
    Justin Bailey, MD, FAAFP

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

    • Develop strategies to implement the latest evidence-based guidelines in a range of topics pertinent to rural family medicine practice.
    • Recognize opportunities to self-manage more patient needs without referral through increased knowledge.
    • Identify networking opportunities with other rural family physicians and healthcare professionals to forge links for on-going practice improvement and support.
    • High-speed broadband connection required for online access.
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    • Latest version of Adobe Reader.

    The AAFP has reviewed Rural Health - 2nd Edition and deemed it acceptable for up to 22 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 5/31/2023 to 5/31/2026. 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 22 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.

    Following this CME activity, participants will have the opportunity to earn an additional two Prescribed credits for participation in each Translation to Practice® exercise. Information on Translation to Practice® will be shared within the activity. 

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