Adult Medicine Self-Study Package -
9th Edition

New Edition!

Evidence-based information on a broad scope of conditions

Designed to help family physicians better prepare to treat an extensive range of conditions, the AAFP’s Adult Medicine Self-Study Package is an evidence-based, learning solution built to help you improve patient outcomes with state-of-the-art prevention and screening recommendations, condition and disease management, diagnostic techniques, and more —on a schedule that works best for you—in a variety of formats.

This dynamic, 27-session video self-study was recorded from the AAFP Adult Medicine live course. Use it to better prepare for an array of ABFM Family Medicine Certification Examination modules, including Ambulatory Family Medicine and others, while also honing your clinical skills.
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Earn CME

This self-study package is approved for up to 25.5 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through March 26, 2023.
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You Get:

  • 27 video presentations, 30-60 minutes each
  • CME reporting and evaluation option after each lecture
  • Interactive interface with QuestionPause™ during presentations
  • Full-color, 214-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: 26 hours

Choose the package that's right for you:

Online Package

This package includes: 

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus

PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible.  

AAFP Member:$695
New Physician:$645
Student or Resident:$475
Allied Health:$695

Note: Access to online content ends March 26, 2023.

Online Premium Package

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.

AAFP Member:$795
New Physician:$745
Allied Health:$795

Note: Access to online content ends March 26, 2023.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CME activity, you should 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.


  • Anticoagulants: Updated Evidence and Guidelines
  • Cancer Controversy: To Screen or Not to Screen
  • Care of Transgender Patients
  • Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Deprescribing Strategies
  • Diabetes Updates
  • Diets and Nutrition Supplements
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Do Not Pout, It's Just Gout: An Overview for the Busy Family Physician
  • Fatty Liver Disease (Nonalcoholic): A Weighing Issue in Primary Care
  • Headache
  • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • Hep C for the PCP: An Update on Hepatitis C Management
  • HIV Prophylaxis Guidelines
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension: Treatment of Resistant Hypertension
  • Immunizations: 2019 ACIP Update
  • Infestations: Lice, Scabies, Bed Bugs
  • Menopause/Hormone Therapy
  • Overactive Bladder and Urinary Incontinence
  • Perioperative Risk Evaluation
  • Practice Changing Studies Panel: Important Studies and Their Impact on Your Practice
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Stroke and TIA
  • The ABCs of IBD: An Overview for Family Physicians
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Vasculitis

Packages' Components

System Requirements

CME Credit Statement

This Enduring Material activity, Adult Medicine 9th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins March 27, 2020. 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 25.5 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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