Geriatric Medicine Self-Study Package -
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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, 23-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 22.5 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through March 19, 2021.
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- 23 video presentations, 30-60 minutes each
- CME reporting and evaluation option after each presentation
- Interactive interface with QuestionPause™ during presentations
- Full-color, 260 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: 23 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 March 19, 2021.
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 Disease Diagnosis and Management
- Anticoagulation Update
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Prostate Update
- Billing, Coding and Payment Reform
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Chronic Pain
- Depression Screening and Management
- Diabetes Update
- End-of-Life Care
- Exercise for the Geriatric Patient: Morbidity and Injury Prevention
- Geriatric Polypharmacy and High-Risk Medication Use
- Heart Failure
- Hepatitis C
- Hypertension Update: How Low Should I Go?
- Immunizations Update
- Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy
- Nutrition Supplements and Herbal Therapies
- Parkinson’s Update
- Sleep Disorders: Insomnia
- Statins: Recommendation Updates
- Stroke and TIA Case Study
- 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 10th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 22.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins March 20, 2018. Term of approval is for three 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 22.5 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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