Geriatric Medicine Self-Study Package -
Deliver Effective, Efficient Care to Older Adults
Designed to help family physicians provide the best care to their elderly patients, the AAFP Geriatric Medicine for the Family Physician Self-Study Package is an evidence-based, learning solution built to help you better identify various medical and mental health issues in this patient population—on a schedule that works best for you—in a variety of formats.
This dynamic, 25-session video self-study was recorded from the AAFP's Geriatric Medicine live course. Use it to better prepare for the Geriatric module of the ABFM Family Medicine Certification Examination, while also staying on the leading edge of emerging public health topics that may concern your geriatric patients. View full topic list »
This self-study package is approved for up to 23.5 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through May 11, 2023.
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- 25 video presentations, 30-60 minutes each
- CME reporting and evaluation option after each presentation
- Interactive interface with QuestionPause™ during presentations
- Full-color, 277 page syllabus
- Online post-test*
- USB flash drive with video and audio files plus syllabus (online premium package only)
- Audio CDs of presentations (online premium package only)
- Customized learning option with multiple ways to work through the material:
- Continuous Play - audio and video with speaker slides
- QuestionPause Play - simulate the live course environment, answering questions as you go
Audio (online premium package only)
- Standard CD Play - listen from your home, office, or car
- MP3 Audio - rip to your MP3 player and learn on the go
*Post-test MUST be completed to claim CME credit.
Estimated time to complete package: 24 hours
This package includes:
- online access to content
- downloadable PDF syllabus
- full-color printed syllabus
- USB flash drive with content files
- audio CDs of presentations
PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible.
Note: Access to online content ends May 11, 2023.
Upon completion of this CME activity, you should be able to:
- Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice.
- Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose, treat and manage common clinical conditions seen among the geriatric population.
- Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with the patient to ensure that diagnosis and treatment recommendations are understood.
- Recognize when to refer to, or consult with, other specialists to provide optimal patient care.
- Alzheimer’s Dementia: Diagnosis & Management
- Anticoagulants for VTE Prevention & Treatment
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) & Prostate Update
- Billing, Coding & Payment Reform: Part 1
- Billing, Coding & Payment Reform: Part 2
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Chronic Pain in Older Adults
- Depression Screening & Management
- Diabetes Update
- Elder Abuse & Neglect
- End-of-Life Care
- Exercise for the Geriatric Patient: Morbidity & Injury Prevention
- Geriatric Polypharmacy High Risk Medication Use & Deprescribing
- Heart Failure
- Hypertension Update: How Low To Go?
- Immunizations for Travel
- Nutrition Supplements & Herbal Therapies
- Parkinson Disease Update
- Sleep Disorders: Insomnia
- Statins: Recommendations for Older Adults
- STEADI Initiative: Promoting Older Adult Health & Wellness Through Falls Prevention
- Stroke & TIA
- Urinary Incontinence in Women
- High-speed broadband connection required for online access.
- Latest version of Internet Explorer(www.microsoft.com), Firefox(www.mozilla.org), Safari(www.apple.com), or Chrome(www.google.com) on Windows or Macintosh computers or tablets.
- Latest version of Adobe Reader(get.adobe.com).
- Adobe Flash(get.adobe.com) is required to view presentations and videos on Windows or Macintosh computers or tablets.
- USB drive (for flash drive)
This Enduring Material activity, Geriatric Medicine 11th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 23.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins May 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 23.5 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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