Tuesday, November 10 - Saturday, November 14, 2020 | Las Vegas, NV

Family Medicine Update Live Course

Register by October 10 to save $100.

Worry-free registration: We understand that in light of COVID-19 you may be hesitant to register for an in-person event, so we have updated our cancellation policy. You can cancel your Family Medicine Update registration at any time, for any reason up to the day before the meeting, and we will issue you a full refund of your registration fee. Please note that this modified cancelation policy is subject to change, so book now to secure your worry-free registration. 

Join us and get helpful insights on honing your skills and implementing the latest methods to improve patient care. Session topics include dementia, community-acquired pneumonia, HIV care, and more.

Family Medicine Update

November 10-14, 2020

Las Vegas, NV
Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino


Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $1,195
Standard    $1,295

New Physician
Early Bird   $1,145
Standard    $1,245

Student or Resident
Early Bird   $875
Standard    $975

Allied Health
Early Bird   $1,195
Standard    $1,295

Early Bird   $1,575
Standard    $1,675


Early bird ends October 10.

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Earn Credit

Approved for up to 34.25 AAFP Prescribed credits. Additional fees and registration apply for optional sessions. View all statements and agreements »

Learning Objectives

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

  • Demonstrate an understanding of common clinical problems seen in family medicine.
  • Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose and treat common conditions in practice.
  • Prepare plans to address emerging public health topics that patients may present or be concerned with in practice.
  • State current guidelines, USPSTF, AAFP, etc., and screening recommendations for selected clinical problems.

Event Schedule

Tuesday : 6:30 a.m.Registration/Hot Breakfast Provided
Tuesday : 7:15 - 11:00 a.m.General Sessions
Tuesday : 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Tuesday : 12:30 - 5:15 p.m.General Sessions
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m. Hot Breakfast Provided
Wednesday: 7:25 - 11:30 a.m.General Sessions
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday: 6:45 a.m.Hot Breakfast Provided
Thursday: 7:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.Optional Sessions*
Friday: 6:45 a.m.Hot Breakfast Provided
Friday: 7:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Friday: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.Optional Sessions*
Saturday : 6:45 a.m.Hot Breakfast Provided
Saturday : 7:25 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday : 12:30 p.m.Course Adjourn

*Separate registration and fee required.


Topics are subject to change.

  • ACIP 2020 – Immunization Update
  • Acupuncture for Pain
  • Allergy Testing: Common Questions and Answers
  • Appropriate Use of Imaging for Abdominal Pain - Case Discussions
  • Bariatric Surgery – Lots of Options! Who, What, When, Where, Why?
  • Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Management
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: The End of Aspirin Use for Primary Prevention
  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Determining Safe Treatment in the Outpatient Setting
  • Dementia: What Leads to Brain Cell Damage?
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
  • Hepatitis C: Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • HIV Screening and Prevention
  • Insomnia Drugs and the Pitfalls
  • Meniscal Injury Across the Age Spectrum
  • Over the Counter Drug Review
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease, Non-ulcer Dyspepsia, and Helicobacter Pylori
  • Pharmacotherapy 2020
  • Polypharmacy: Deprescribing for Patient Safety
  • Postpartum Major Depression
  • Preventing Falls in Older Persons
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Common Questions About Diagnosis and Management
  • Shoulder Pain Management: An Approach to Non-traumatic Shoulder Pain
  • Skin Cancer and Premalignant Skin Lesions: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Spinal Stenosis: What You Need to Know
  • Syncope: Case Studies
  • Top 20 Poems of the Past 20 Years
  • Transgender Health Care
  • Update on Sports Related Concussion: What do I need to Know?
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • US Preventive Services Task Force 2020

Optional Sessions

Optional sessions will be available on Thursday and Friday afternoon during the course. Separate registration and fee required to attend a session. Topics and times will be announced when they are confirmed.

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the full-color syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the full-color syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site. Additional information will be provided by email after you register.

Hotel Information

The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay. Making reservations early is encouraged.

Flamingo Las Vegas(book.passkey.com)
3555 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: (888) 373-9855
(Online reservation is recommended since there's a $15 + tax per phone reservation.)


$99 Single/Double Occupancy: Sunday - Thursday
$169 Single/Double Occupancy: Friday - Saturday
+ $35/day resort fee
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- October 19, 2020

AAFP CME Courses in Las Vegas, NV

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP. 

  • Reservations made after October 19, 2020, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Flamingo Las Vegas guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will be charged for first night's guestroom and tax charge at the time of reservation.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Guest room wireless Internet for 2 devices per day
  • 2 guest daily admission to fitness center

CME Credit Statement

This Live activity, Family Medicine Update, with a beginning date of November 10, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 34.25 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 34.25 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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