Wednesday, September 9 - Saturday, September 12, 2020

Care of Chronic Conditions Livestream

Register by August 30 to save up to $100.

Get the latest evidence-based, in-depth information on chronic conditions you need, conveniently delivered to wherever you are via AAFP’s Livestream experience.

Earn CME, connect with experts, and improve patient care—all in just a few days.

As a family physician, you see your fair share of chronic conditions. Keep up to date and immediately implement skills and recommendations from this evidence-based, family medicine-specific CME course.

Create a flexible CME experience that works best with your needs and schedule. This unique livestream format lets you attend the full course over a few days or choose from half-day sessions focused on the topics you need most. Simply log in and participate from your home, office, or anywhere you are.


Care of Chronic Conditions

September 9-12, 2020

  • Attend the full course or choose from half-day sessions.
  • Stream on any device.

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Fee Per Session*

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $149
Standard    $169

New Physician
Early Bird   $139
Standard    $159

Student or Resident
Early Bird   $109
Standard    $129

Allied Health
Early Bird   $189
Standard    $209

Nonmember
Early Bird   $189
Standard    $209

 

Early bird ends August 30.

*Registration fee for the ECG Interpretation Workshop is $240 for all registrants.

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Can't attend live?

The self-study option offers you to learn on your schedule. 

Earn Credit

Approved for up to 23 AAFP Prescribed credits - if attending all session. View all statements and agreements »


Learning Objectives

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

  • 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.

Sessions

The times listed below are central time.

David Walsworth, MD, FAAFP, course chair

Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 9  
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 9 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTHigh Risk Medication Use in the Elderly and Deprescribing
Alvin Lin, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 9 : 4 creditsLiver Function Tests: Alk Phos and Other Liver Abnormalities
Mary Krebs, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 9 :  Childhood Obesity
Lauren Oshman, MD, MPH, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 9 :  Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
David Walsworth, MD, FAAFP
1 credit


Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 9  
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 9 : 1:15 - 5:45 p.m. CTRecurrent Stroke Prevention
Alvin Lin, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 9 : 4 creditsCare Management Cases (RSCM, CCM, and General Care Management)
Mary Krebs, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 9 :  Menopause
Lauren Oshman, MD, MPH, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 9 :  Immunizations: 2020 ACIP Update
David Walsworth, MD, FAAFP
1 credit


 

Session #103: Thursday Morning, September 10  
Session #103: Thursday Morning, September 10 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTChronic Back Pain Management
Jonathon Firnhaber, MD
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, September 10 : 4 creditsChronic Kidney Disease
David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, September 10 :  COPD
Jonathon Firnhaber, MD
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, September 10 :  Heart Failure
David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
1 credit


 

Session #104: Thursday Afternoon, September 10 
Session #104: Thursday Afternoon, September 10 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. CT

ECG Interpretation Workshop - Jonathon Firnhaber, MD

Session #104: Thursday Afternoon, September 10 :

$240

3 credits

  • Describe the normal cardiac anatomy and physiology, and normal electrical conduction through the heart.
  • Recognize various dysrhythmias on ECG and relate cause, significance, symptoms and treatment.
  • Apply basic ECG interpretation skills to advanced rhythms including heart block, tachyarrhythmias, and others.
  • Discuss clinical management of patients experiencing abnormal ECG rhythms.


 

Session #105: Friday Morning, September 11 
Session #105: Friday Morning, September 11: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTHypertension
David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #105: Friday Morning, September 11: 4 creditsDiabetes Update
Jonathon Firnhaber, MD
1 credit
Session #105: Friday Morning, September 11:  Hyper-Hypothyroidism
David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #105: Friday Morning, September 11:  Headache
Kathleen Rowland, MD, FAAFP
1 credit


 

Session #106: Friday Afternoon, September 11
Session #106: Friday Afternoon, September 11: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. CT

ECG Interpretation Workshop - Jonathon Firnhaber, MD

Session #106: Friday Afternoon, September 11:

$240

3 credits

  • Describe the normal cardiac anatomy and physiology, and normal electrical conduction through the heart.
  • Recognize various dysrhythmias on ECG and relate cause, significance, symptoms and treatment.
  • Apply basic ECG interpretation skills to advanced rhythms including heart block, tachyarrhythmias, and others.
  • Discuss clinical management of patients experiencing abnormal ECG rhythms.


 

Session #107: Saturday Morning, September 12 
Session #107: Saturday Morning, September 12: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTU.S. Preventive Services Task Force Updates
Kathleen Rowland, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #107: Saturday Morning, September 12: 4 creditsAlcohol Screening and Brief Intervention in the Family Medicine Practice
Alicia Kowalchuk, DO
1 credit
Session #107: Saturday Morning, September 12:  Anxiety Disorders
Kathleen Rowland, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #107: Saturday Morning, September 12:  Shared Decision-Making: More is Actually Better!
David Walsworth, MD, FAAFP
1 credit


Note: Session information is subject to change.


Livestream Questions

What should I expect after I register for livestream? 

You will receive an email from Digitell, Inc., our streaming provider, two days prior to the course, with the link to access the livestream and course page. Digitell 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, the learner should have access to the following:

  • Adobe Flash Plug-in
  • Internet Explorer 9+, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari
  • High speed internet connection
  • Also compatible with iOS (Apple) and Android based tablets and smartphones

Will the live presentations be recorded?

Yes, they will be recorded. You will have online access to the sessions you have registered for within a couple of days after the streaming course. You will have unlimited access to these sessions for six months after the course. These archive sessions are not approved for CME credit.

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, September 14, 2020.


CME Credit Statement

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

This Live activity, Care of Chronic Conditions, with a beginning date of September 9, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 23 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. 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 23 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.
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