Wednesday, June 27 - Saturday, June 30, 2018 | Fort Myers/Naples, FL

Adult Medicine Live Course

Adult medicine offers a wide array of topics to help your better evaluate, treat, and manage adult patients in your practice. Acquire best practices on relevant clinical topics, including hypertension, colon cancer, celiac disease, emerging infectious diseases, and more.

Course Details

Attend Adult Medicine

Wednesday, June 27 - Saturday, June 30, 2018

Fort Myers/Naples (Bonita Springs), FL

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa



Registration Fee

AAFP Member - $895

New Physicians - $845

Student or Resident - $645

Allied Health - $895

Nonmember - $1,195


Earning CME Credit

Approved for up to 27.5 AAFP Prescribed credits - 19.5 for attending the course and another 8 for participating in optional sessions (additional fees and registration apply). View all statements and agreements »

Learning Objectives

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

  • Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice.
  • Synthesize appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan for common adult conditions in both the outpatient and inpatient setting.
  • 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.

Event Schedule

Download the complete schedule(4 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, and faculty.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 : 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.Registration/Hot Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 : 7:30 - 11:45 a.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 : 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 : 1:15 - 4:45 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Thursday, June 28, 2018: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Hot Breakfast Provided
Thursday, June 28, 2018: 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, June 28, 2018: 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday, June 28, 2018: 1:45 - 6:00 p.m.Optional Sessions*
Friday, June 29, 2018
Friday, June 29, 2018 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Hot Breakfast Provided
Friday, June 29, 2018 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.General Sessions
Friday, June 29, 2018 : 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday, June 29, 2018 : 1:45 - 6:00 p.m.Optional Sessions*
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Saturday, June 30, 2018 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Hot Breakfast Provided
Saturday, June 30, 2018 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, June 30, 2018 : 12:30 p.m.Course Adjourn

*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.


Note: Topics are subject to change.

  • Asthma in Adults
  • Cancer Controversy: (Breast, Lung and Prostate Cancers) To Screen or Not to Screen
  • Celiac Disease - Diagnosis and Management
  • Cervical Cancer Prevention
  • Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
  • Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention
  • Complex Case Studies
  • Diabetes Updates
  • Diets and Nutrition Supplements
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Fatty Liver Disease (Nonalcoholic)
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Hepatitis C
  • High Value Care
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension Update
  • Key Prevention Updates (USPSTF)
  • Perioperative Evaluation
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Update: Screening and Treatment
  • Stroke
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Top 10 New Things I’ve Learned

How to Add Optional Sessions

Separate registration and fee required to attend an optional session. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select a session during online registration.

Already registered for the course? You may now edit your registration online to add an optional session. Register now »

Optional Sessions

ECG Interpretation (Basic and Advanced)

(#101) Thursday, June 28, 2018, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m. or
(#103) Friday, June 29, 2018, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.

  • 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 (using audience response system).
  • Apply basic ECG interpretation skills to advanced rhythms including heart block, tachyarrhythmias, and rhythms in cardiac arrest.
  • Discuss clinical management of patients experiencing abnormal ECG rhythms. 

Nail Procedures

(#102) Thursday, June 28, 2018, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of normal nail anatomy and conditions for which nail procedures are typically indicated.
  • Assess nail conditions and determine appropriate treatment plans for differing patient populations, based upon evidence-based recommendations.
  • Educate patients on appropriate post-operative nail care. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in performing nail procedures.

Evaluation and Biopsy of Skin Lesions

(#104) Friday, June 29, 2018, 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.

  • Evaluate options for skin biopsy, including shave punch, and excisional biopsies.
  • Compare appropriate biopsy selections for skin lesions depending upon the type of lesion and its expected depth.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of performing shave, punch, and excisional biopsies.
  • Choose preferred suturing methods for wound closure.
  • Discuss performance of local anesthesia with minimal pain and maximum effectiveness for patients

PCSS-MAT Waiver Training (Thursday and Friday)

(#105) Thursday, June 28, 2018, 1:45 - 6:00 p.m. AND Friday, June 29, 2018, 1:45 - 6:00 p.m.

AAFP is working with American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) to provide this 8 hour MAT waiver training for providers at no cost.

PCSS-MAT offers free 8 hour MAT waiver training for providers to prescribe medication for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Physicians require 8 hours of training on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to obtain a waiver from the Drug Enforcement Agency to prescribe buprenorphine, one of three medications approved by the FDA for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners must also take the 8 hour MAT waiver training and an additional 16 hours of training, all provided by PCSS-MAT at no cost.

PCSS-MAT is a national training and clinical mentoring project developed in response to the opioid use disorder crisis. Learn more about the training(

Invited Faculty

Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP, Course Chair, Residency Program Director, Palmetto Health Family Medicine Residency, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina

Jason Domagalski, MD, FAAFP, Program Director, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Community Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Kenny Lin, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Director, Patients, Populations and Policy Course, Faculty Liaison, MD-MPH Program, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

EJ Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina

Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP, Program  Director, Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency; Associate Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine; Centre for Family Medicine, Winter Park, Florida

Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CPE, CMQ, Medical Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 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.

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa(
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Phone: (888) 421-1442

$175 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- May 30, 2018

AAFP CME Courses in Bonita Springs, FL

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. 

About Hotel Reservations
  • Reservations include complimentary wireless internet access in guest room, access to fitness center, and self-parking.
  • Reservations made after May 30, 2018, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to the scheduled arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled up to 24 hours prior to arrival without penalty.

Airline Reservations

When making airline reservations, we encourage you to fly into Fort Myers.

CME Credit Statement

This Live activity, Adult Medicine, with a beginning date of June 27, 2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 27.5 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 27.5 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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