Wednesday, November 4 - Saturday, November 7, 2020

Neurology and Behavioral Health for the Family Physician Livestream

Register by October 25 to save up to $100.

After careful consideration, the AAFP has decided to transition the Neurology and Behavioral Health live course scheduled for November 4–7 in Orlando, FL, to a virtual setting.

Get the latest evidence-based information on diagnosing and treating a range of neurological and behavioral issues, designed just for family physicians.

This unique format is designed in dynamic half-day sessions focused on the topics you need most, including:

  • Pediatric mental health, autism, and new medications for epilepsy
  • Neuropathic pain and movement disorders
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

Simply log in and participate from your home, office, or on the go with the AAFP livestream experience.

Why choose AAFP CME?

  • Earn live CME worth up to 20 Prescribed credits.
  • Learn from experts from multiples disciplines.
  • Improve outcomes for patients with behavioral or neurological issues.
Virtual Learning


Neurology and Behavioral Health for the Family Physician

November 4-7, 2020

  • Attend the full course or choose from half-day sessions.
  • Stream on any device.

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Fee Per Session

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $149
Standard    $169

New Physician
Early Bird   $139
Standard    $159

Student or Resident
Early Bird   $109
Standard    $129

Allied Health
Early Bird   $189
Standard    $209

Nonmember
Early Bird   $189
Standard    $209

 

Early bird ends October 25.

Experience livestream with the AAFP

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Can't attend live?

The self-study option offers you to learn on your schedule.

Earn Credit

Approved for up to 20 AAFP Prescribed credits - 4 credits for each session. View all statements and agreements »


Learning Objectives

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

  • Develop evidence-based, primary care strategies for common neurological conditions in the care of their patients, including: Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, neuropathic pain, movement disorders, concussions, seizures, sleep disorders, and more.
  • Prepare effective plans to diagnose, treat, and manage common neurodevelopmental and behavioral health conditions seen in primary care, including: depression and anxiety disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, PTSD, substance abuse, and more.
  • Educate and counsel patients on behavior modification strategies to reduce risks of complications, and improve outcomes related to their neurological and/or behavioral health.
  • Provide effective care coordination when specialist referral is required.
  • Utilize strategies to help patients overcome barriers to change in relation to disease management, including cultural competency, literacy skills and access to services or care.

Sessions

The times listed below are central time.

Robin K. Blitz, MD, course co-chair
Janice Knoefel, MD, MPH, course co-chair

Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4
 
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
Wellness Visit Screenings and Team-Based Care
– Janice Knoefel, MD, MPH
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4 : 4 creditsCollaborative Care: Substance Abuse Identification and Treatment
– Tim Brown, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP & Deborah S. Plate, DO, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4 :  Psychotropic Medications and Pharmacogenetics
– Chrisovalantis Paxos, PharmD
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, November 4 :  Seizure Disorder: Adult
– Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4 
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4: 1:15 - 5:50 p.m. CTSeizure Disorder: Pediatric
– Marcie J. Goeden, MD
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4: 4 creditsTourette Syndrome
Marcie J. Goeden, MD
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4:  Autism Spectrum Disorders
– Robin K. Blitz, MD & Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, November 4:  Migraine: Pediatrics
– Marcie J. Goeden, MD
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5 
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTADHD – Adult
– Ahsan A. Naseem, MD
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5: 4 creditsConcussion
– Deepak Patel, MD
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5:  PTSD
– Ahsan A. Naseem, MD
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, November 5:  Peripheral Nerve Entrapment
– Deepak Patel, MD
1 credit
Session #104: Friday Morning, November 6 
Session #104: Friday Morning, November 6: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTParkinson’s Disease
– Janice Knoefel, MD, MPH
1 credit
Session #104: Friday Morning, November 6: 4 creditsBipolar Disorder
– Ahsan A. Naseem, MD
1 credit
Session #104: Friday Morning, November 6:  Anxiety Disorders
– Jay Winner, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #104: Friday Morning, November 6:  Depression and Suicide
– Ahsan A. Naseem, MD
1 credit
Session #105: Saturday Morning, November 7 
Session #105: Saturday Morning, November 7: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTFatigue – A Tiresome Topic
– Sheryl Beard, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #105: Saturday Morning, November 7: 4 creditsDementia and Delirium
Janice Knoefel, MD, MPH
1 credit
Session #105: Saturday Morning, November 7:  ADHD – Pediatrics
Robin K. Blitz, MD
1 credit
Session #105: Saturday Morning, November 7:  Relaxation on the Run for Doctors and Patients: Stress Reduction for Busy People
– Jay Winner, MD, FAAFP
1 credit

Note: Session information is subject to change.


Livestream Questions

What should I expect after I register for livestream? 

You will receive an email from our streaming provider, two days prior to the course, with the link to access the livestream and course page. They will also send reminder emails one hour before the start of each day's sessions that you have registered for.

What are the system requirements for the livestream?

For ideal viewing and participation, the learner should have access to the following:

  • Adobe Flash Plug-in
  • Internet Explorer 9+, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari
  • High speed internet connection
  • Also compatible with iOS (Apple) and Android based tablets and smartphones

Will the live presentations be recorded?

The live presentations will be recorded. You will receive an email from Digitell, Inc., our streaming provider, with the link to the recordings about 2 weeks after the course. You will have unlimited access to these sessions for six months after the course. These archive sessions are not approved for CME credit.

What if I want to cancel my livestream registration?

Standard AAFP live course cancellation policies still apply.

What if I'm not satisfied with the livestream experience?

Please contact the AAFP Member Resource Center at 800-274-2237 or aafp@aafp.org no later than 5 p.m. CT, Monday, November 9, 2020.


CME Credit Statement

Participants should report CME credit only for the sessions they have registered for and completed.

This Live activity, Neurology and Behavioral Health for the Family Physician, with a beginning date of November 4, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20 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 20 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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Can't attend live?

The self-study option offers you to learn on your schedule.