• Rural Health Self-Study Package - 1st Edition

    Designed Specifically for Rural Health Physicians

    This new course addresses the unique needs of physicians in rural communities on topics that include high-level chronic disease management, behavioral health, substance use disorders, maternal health, and more.

    Recorded from the AAFP’s Rural Health livestream course, this 26-session video self-study package allows you to both hone your clinical skills and review the latest evidence-based guidelines pertinent to rural family medicine practice—on a schedule that works best for you.

    Approved for up to 24.25 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through October 11, 2023.


    • Online access to content
    • Downloadable PDF syllabus

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


    Online package purchase is required
    to purchase add-ons.

    Full-color printed syllabus - $75

    Audio CDs of presentations - $50

    USB flash drive with content files - $25

    • Interactive videos that include supplemental materials, matching game, and answer questions as you go
    • CME reporting and evaluation option after each presentation
    • Online post-test*
    • Online syllabus of slide presentations
    • Optional: Printed syllabus of slide presentations (add on purchase)
    • Optional: Audio CDs of presentations (add on purchase)
    • Optional: USB flash drive with video, audio, and PDF files (add on purchase)

    *Post-test MUST be completed to claim CME credit.
    Estimated time to complete package: 24 hours

    PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible. 
    Note: Access to online content ends on October 11, 2023.

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

    • Implement the latest evidence-based guidelines in a range of topics pertinent to rural family medicine practice.
    • Through increased knowledge, manage more of your patients without the need to refer.
    • Connect with other rural family physicians and healthcare professionals to forge links for ongoing practice improvement and support.
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Chronic Pain and Adjunctive Treatments
    • Dealing With Emergencies for Patients With Psychotic Disorders
    • Health Maintenance for Cancer Survivors
    • Hepatitis C
    • How to Interpret the Results From a Urine Drug Screen
    • Implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Incorporating Telehealth Into Your Practice
    • Insulin Pumps: Initiations of Therapy and Complications
    • Management of Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia
    • Management of Miscarriage
    • Managing Adult Obesity in Your Practice
    • Managing Autoimmune Arthritis in Your Practice, Part 1: Diagnosis
    • Managing Autoimmune Arthritis in Your Practice, Part 2: Treatment
    • Managing Common Issues in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Managing Patients With Autism and Developmental Disorders
    • Maternity Care Update
    • New Depression Medications & Treatment of Refractory Depression
    • Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy
    • PrEP
    • Principles of Wound Care
    • Selected Case Studies in Treating Substance Use Disorder
    • Selected Cases in Hospital Medicine
    • TOLAC & VBAC
    • Treating ADHD
    • Treating Patients With an Opioid Use Disorder
    • 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.

    This Enduring Material activity, Rural Health 1st Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 24.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 10/12/2020. Term of approval is for 3 years from this date. 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 Material activity for a maximum of 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim 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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