Thursday, May 14 - Saturday, May 16, 2020

Rural Health Livestream

Save up to $120 when you register by May 4.

For the first time ever, we are offering a livestream course that is designed specifically for rural health physicians. This online course will dive deep into topics that support the uniqueness of physicians in rural communities.

  • Learn about topics like high-level chronic disease management, behavioral health, substance use disorders, maternal health, and more.
  • Stay connected with your peers across the country with this user-friendly experience, while maintaining your day-to-day responsibilities in the office.
  • Earn CME credits from the comfort of your home or office when the timing is convenient for you.

You asked, we listened! Now you can attend anywhere the entire course or choose from six, half-day sessions.

May 14-16, 2020
Livestream


Stream on your device the entire course or choose from six, half-day sessions that's convenient for you.

 

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Fee Per Session

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $145
Standard    $165

New Physician
Early Bird   $135
Standard    $155

Student or Resident
Early Bird   $105
Standard    $125

Nonmember
Early Bird   $195
Standard    $215

 

Early bird ends May 4, 2020.

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Earn Credit

Approved for up to 18 AAFP Prescribed credits - 3 credits for each session. View all statements and agreements »


Learning Objectives

By completing the full course, you will be able to:

  • Implement the latest evidence-based guidelines in a range of topics pertinent to rural family medicine practice.
  • Manage more patient needs without referral through increased knowledge.
  • Connect with other rural family physicians and healthcare professionals to forge links for on-going practice improvement and support.

Event Schedule

Choose the morning or afternoon session(s) that works with your schedule. The times listed below are in central time.

Thursday, May 14
Thursday, May 14: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. CTSession #101
Thursday, May 14: 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. CTSession #102
Friday, May 15
Friday, May 15: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. CTSession #103
Friday, May 15: 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. CTSession #104
Saturday, May 16
Saturday, May 16 : 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. CTSession #105
Saturday, May 16 : 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. CTSession #106

Note: Times are subject to change.


Choose Your Sessions

Thursday Morning, May 14 - Chronic Care Management  
Thursday Morning, May 14 - Chronic Care Management : Session #101Management of Hepatitis C 30 minutes
Thursday Morning, May 14 - Chronic Care Management : 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. CTManagement of Autoimmune Rheumatoid Disorders30 minutes
Thursday Morning, May 14 - Chronic Care Management : 3 creditsSelected Cases in Hospital Medicine30 minutes
Thursday Morning, May 14 - Chronic Care Management :  Break15 minutes
Thursday Morning, May 14 - Chronic Care Management :  Insulin Pumps: Initiation of Therapy and Complications45 minutes
Thursday Morning, May 14 - Chronic Care Management :  Implementing PrEP Against HIV Infection30 minutes
Thursday Morning, May 14 - Chronic Care Management :  Q&A 15 minutes
Thursday Afternoon, May 14 - Chronic Care Management  
Thursday Afternoon, May 14 - Chronic Care Management : Session #102Chronic Pain and Adjunctive Treatments45 minutes
Thursday Afternoon, May 14 - Chronic Care Management : 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. CTManaging Obesity in Your Practice 30 minutes
Thursday Afternoon, May 14 - Chronic Care Management : 3 creditsBreak15 minutes
Thursday Afternoon, May 14 - Chronic Care Management :  Best Practices in Sleep Medicine 30 minutes
Thursday Afternoon, May 14 - Chronic Care Management :  Fundamentals of Wound Care 30 minutes
Thursday Afternoon, May 14 - Chronic Care Management :  Health Maintenance for Cancer Survivors30 minutes
Thursday Afternoon, May 14 - Chronic Care Management :  Q&A 15 minutes
Friday Morning, May 15 - Behavioral Health  
Friday Morning, May 15 - Behavioral Health : Session #103Management of Bipolar Disorder45 minutes
Friday Morning, May 15 - Behavioral Health : 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. CTManaging Common Issues in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 45 minutes
Friday Morning, May 15 - Behavioral Health : 3 creditsBreak15 minutes
Friday Morning, May 15 - Behavioral Health :  Implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)30 minutes
Friday Morning, May 15 - Behavioral Health :  Incorporating Telehealth into Your Practice: Benefits and Challenges 45 minutes
Friday Morning, May 15 - Behavioral Health :  Q&A 15 minutes
Friday Afternoon, May 15 - Behavioral Health  
Friday Afternoon, May 15 - Behavioral Health : Session #104Managing Patients with Autism/Developmental Disorders45 minutes
Friday Afternoon, May 15 - Behavioral Health : 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. CTTreating ADHD45 minutes
Friday Afternoon, May 15 - Behavioral Health : 3 creditsBreak15 minutes
Friday Afternoon, May 15 - Behavioral Health :  Dealing with Emergencies for Patients with Mania and Schizophrenia30 minutes
Friday Afternoon, May 15 - Behavioral Health :  New Depression Medications and Treatment of Refractory Depression45 minutes
Friday Afternoon, May 15 - Behavioral Health :  Q&A 15 minutes
Saturday Morning, May 16 - Substance Use Disorders  
Saturday Morning, May 16 - Substance Use Disorders : Session #105Treating Patients with an Opioid Use Disorder: I Have my MAT Waiver, What’s Next? 30 minutes
Saturday Morning, May 16 - Substance Use Disorders : 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. CTSelected Case Studies in Treating Substance Use Disorders45 minutes
Saturday Morning, May 16 - Substance Use Disorders : 3 creditsBreak15 minutes
Saturday Morning, May 16 - Substance Use Disorders :  How to Interpret the Results from a Urine Drug Screen (UDS)45 minutes
Saturday Morning, May 16 - Substance Use Disorders :  Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy45 minutes
Saturday Morning, May 16 - Substance Use Disorders :  Q&A15 minutes
Saturday Afternoon, May 16 - Maternal Health  
Saturday Afternoon, May 16 - Maternal Health : Session #106Maternity Care Update: New Studies/Changes in Care 45 minutes
Saturday Afternoon, May 16 - Maternal Health : 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. CTManagement of Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia30 minutes
Saturday Afternoon, May 16 - Maternal Health : 3 creditsBreak15 minutes
Saturday Afternoon, May 16 - Maternal Health :  Trial of Labor after Caesarian (TOLAC): Risks and Benefits in Rural Settings45 minutes
Saturday Afternoon, May 16 - Maternal Health :  Management of Miscarriage45 minutes
Saturday Afternoon, May 16 - Maternal Health :  Q&A 15 minutes

Note: Session information is subject to change.


Course Materials

Registration for each session includes online access to that session's full-color syllabus one week before the course.


Livestream Questions

What should I expect after I register for livestream? 

Initially, you will receive a confirmation email with the exact sessions you have registered for. 

On Thursday, May 7 (one week before the course), you will receive a reminder email with everything necessary for you to participate in the livestream course: log-in information for streaming, log-in to the audience engagement system, a link to download or view the course syllabus, link to the evaluation and report CME, and helpful tips to guide you in successful preparation for taking the course.  

What are the system requirements?

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?

Yes, they will be recorded. You will have online access to the sessions you have registered for within a couple days after the streaming course.

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 live streaming course experience?

Please contact the AAFP Member Resource Center at 800-274-2237 or aafp@aafp.org no later than 5 p.m. CT, Monday, May 18.


CME Credit Statement

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

This Live activity, Rural Health Course, with a beginning date of May 14, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 18 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 18 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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