AAFP CME Live Courses and FMX

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Submit one or more applications by September 22.

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Jeana Higginbottom
(913) 906-6209
jhigginb@aafp.org

 


The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) invites you to submit one or more applications to present at an AAFP CME live course and FMX. Preference may be given to Applicants who can also present their proposed topic(s) at the 2020 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) in Chicago, IL, October 13-17, 2020.

Submission deadline is September 22.

Proposal applications must be submitted electronically via the proposal site by September 22. Notification of an application’s acceptance or non-selection will be sent via email in November 2019. There is no limit on the number of application submissions.

View list of 2020 course locations and dates(1 page PDF).

2020 Proposal Topics: 

Cardiovascular

  • Angina (Stable, Unstable, Prinzmetal)
  • Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiac Disease Genetic Testing (Gene Expression Testing, Biologic Markers)
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • ECG Analysis: Advanced (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • ECG Workshop: The Fundamentals with Online Module (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Heart Disease in Diabetes - Which Medications are Best
  • Heart Failure
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Preoperative Assessment in Older Adults: A Comprehensive Approach
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Syncope
  • Thromboembolic Disease
  • Ultrasound of the Abdominal, Aorta, IVC and Renal/Bladder with Online Module (Clinical Procedure Workshop)

Career Life Management – Physician Wellness

  • Cardiac Wellness for Physicians
  • Telemedicine as a Tool to Mitigate Stressors Leading to Physician Burnout

Dermatological

  • Acne Treatment and Procedures (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Aesthetic Dermal Filler Injections for Facial Rejuvenation (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Bacterial Skin Infections
  • Botulinum Injections for Cosmetic Rejuvenation and Medical Applications: Advanced (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Botulinum Injections for Cosmetic Rejuvenation: Fundamentals (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Cutaneous Viral Infections
  • Dermoscopy Workshop for Skin Cancer Diagnosis with Online Module (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Electrosurgery and Cryosurgery (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Infestations: Lice, Scabies and Bed Bugs
  • Nail Procedures: Best Practices and Updates (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Skin Cancer and Premalignant Skin Lesions: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Soft Tissue Surgery: Advanced (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Soft Tissue Surgery: Fundamentals (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Wound care: Skin Ulcers and Pressure Sores

Emergency and Urgent Care

  • Acute Pain Management in the ER/UC Office and Beyond
  • Approach to the Agitated Patient in the ER/UC
  • Assessment and Management of the Patient with Markedly Elevated Blood Pressure
  • Common Acute Foot Problems
  • Commonly Missed Orthopedic X-rays
  • ER/UC Assessment of Acutely Ill Elderly Patient
  • Eye Infections (Conjunctivitis/Blepharitis, Hordeolum, Cellulitis, Dacryocystitis)
  • Fever
  • Pulmonary Embolism/Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Thrombophlebitis
  • Respiratory Arrest/SOB
  • Sepsis Recognition and ER Management

Endocrine

  • Diabetic Kidney Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
  • Hypogonadism

Gastrointestinal

  • Bariatric Surgery - Options and Indications
  • Chronic/Functional Abdominal Pain
  • Hepatitis C: Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment
  • Imaging for Abdominal Pain - Case Discussions
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver Function Tests (Causes and Evaluation of Mildly Elevated Liver Transaminase Levels)

Geriatric

  • Dementia - Causes, Increasing and Decreasing Risk
  • Dementia, Delirium and Depression (Including Mental Status Exam)
  • Hypotension - Elderly
  • Immunizations - Elderly
  • Preventing Falls in Older Persons

Hematological/ Immune

  • Allergy Testing - Common Questions
  • Anemia (macrocytic, microcytic, normocytic)
  • HIV Screening and Prevention
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Common Questions about Diagnosis and Management

Musculoskeletal/Sports Medicine

  • Common Fractures and Fractures Not to Miss
  • Joint Infections/Septic Arthritis
  • Knee Pain Evaluation and Management
  • Meniscal Injury - Across the Age Spectrum
  • Musculoskeletal Injections: Joint and Soft Tissue Injections (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Nerve Entrapment
  • Pediatric Gate Concerns, Limping and Intoeing
  • Physical Therapy Prescriptions
  • Pre-participation Screening
  • Shoulder Pain Evaluation and Management
  • Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques with Online Module (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Splinting, Casting, and Wrapping with Online Module (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Tendinopathy (Tendonitis, Partial and Complete Rupture)
  • Ultrasound of the Musculoskeletal System with Online Module (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Update on Sports Related Concussion

Nephrologic

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Urinary Disorders (Urinary Retention, Hematuria, UTI)
  • Urinary Tract Infections - Adult

Neurologic

  • Dementia and Delirium
  • Fatigue
  • Headache (Migraine, Tension)
  • Insomnia Drugs and the Pitfalls
  • Sleep Disorders/Insomnia
  • Sleep Disorders in Adults
  • Sleep Disorders in Children
  • Wellness Visit Screenings and Team Based Care - with Focus on Neurologic/Mental Status Screening

Pain and Substance Abuse

  • Acupuncture for Pain
  • Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention
  • Chronic Back Pain Management
  • Intro to Acupuncture/Manipulation Techniques for Pain Management (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Opioid Use Disorder--MAT
  • Opioid-THC Use in Pregnancy

Patient-based Care (Health Systems)

  • Intersectionality in Primary Care
  • Medical Marijuana/Cannabinoids
  • Motivational Interviewing in Maternity Care
  • Over-The-Counter Drug Review
  • Polypharmacy: Evaluating Risks and Deprescribing
  • Shared Decision Making/ Patient Adherence

Pediatric

  • Adolescent Transgender Care
  • Child Maltreatment and Abuse
  • Childhood Growth Disorders
  • Common Behavioral Issues in Children
  • Common Sports Injuries in Pediatrics
  • Developmental Delays
  • Enuresis
  • Failure to Thrive (Children, Newborns)
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Foot Deformities/Leg Deformities
  • Infant Feeding
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction (Birth Assessment and Follow-up Care)
  • Limp - Pediatric Diagnosis
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Well-child and Newborn Care

Population-based Care/ Public Health (SDoH)

  • AAFP Guidelines Update
  • Choosing Wisely
  • Immigrant and Refugee Health
  • Intersectionality in Primary Care
  • Top 20 Poems/Practice Changing Research
  • Transgender Health Care
  • USPSTF Updates

Practice Management

  • Artificial Intelligence and Automation
  • Behavioral Health Integration for the Family Medicine practice (to Include Telemedicine and Reimbursement)
  • Billing, Coding Payment Reform
  • Direct Primary Care
  • Ethics and Technology in Healthcare
  • How to Become a Physician Leader in Health IT
  • Risk-Stratified Care Management (RSCM), Chronic Care Management (CCM), and General Care Management
  • Strategies for Reducing Unnecessary Utilization for Success in Value-Based Payment Arrangements
  • Telemedicine for the Treatment of General Skin Conditions
  • Use of Telemedicine for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

Psychogenic/ Behavioral Health

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Management
  • Bulimia, Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders
  • New Drugs of Abuse
  • Psychotropic Medications
  • Tourette Syndrome

Respiratory/Pulmonary

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Outpatient Treatment

Women’s Health

  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism and Shock in Pregnancy
  • Balloon Therapy: Induction and Postpartum Hemorrhage/QBL (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Breastfeeding
  • Cesarean Delivery (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Common Questions from Pregnant Women
  • Contraception – Temporary and Permanent Methods
  • Epilepsy and Migraines in Pregnancy
  • Hematologic Disorders of Pregnancy (Iron Deficiency, Anemia, Treatment Options, Abo Minor Blood Type, Isoimmunization, Hemoglobinopathy, Thalassemia)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy/Menopause
  • Infections in Pregnancy (CMV, Herpes, Varicella)
  • Insertions and Removals of IUDs and Contraceptive Implants: Advanced with Online Module (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Insertions and Removals of IUDs: Fundamentals (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Laboring with an Epidural
  • Management of First Trimester Pregnancy Loss (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Nonpharmacologic Approaches for Pain Management in Labor (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Osteopathic Treatment of Common Discomforts in Pregnancy (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Postpartum Major Depression
  • Repair of Vaginal, Cervical, and Basic 1st/2nd Degree Perineal Lacerations (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Repair of Vaginal, Cervical, and Basic 3rd/4th Degree Perineal Lacerations (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Sexual Dysfunction in Women
  • Ultrasound OB/GYN with Online Module (Clinical Procedure Workshop)
  • Vaginal Breech Delivery (Clinical Procedure Workshop)

Faculty Reimbursement Policies

Family Medicine Experience (FMX): Faculty Honoraria and Reimbursement Policy

Applicants who are selected to present will receive:

  • $550 per day stipend to defray hotel, food, and ground transportation costs; paid only for the day(s) on which the faculty presents
  • $200 per hour, per topic for content development
  • $200 per hour of presenting
  • $100 recorded session (if applicable)
  • Coach-class airfare from and to the faculty home destination
  • Waiver of registration fee

All compensation and reimbursement will be paid to the faculty in the form of a check issued by the AAFP once a completed faculty reimbursement voucher is submitted after the activity.

Co-presenters (if any), unless selected as a collaborative care team, are not eligible for reimbursement, compensation, or waived registration fees. The honorarium will be paid only to the faculty who submits the application. The AAFP does not divide the honorarium among the submitting faculty and his or her co-presenters.

National Live Course: Faculty Honoraria and Reimbursement Policy

Applicants who are selected to present will receive:

  • $400 per hour, per topic for content development
  • $300 per hour, per topic for presenting
  • $100 per hour (If the course is selected to be repurposed into self-study materials)
  • Expense Reimbursement:

- Coach-class airfare from and to the faculty member’s home destination
- Ground transportation and airport parking
- Up to $100/day for food (receipts required for expenses over $25.00)

  • Hotel accommodations (paid by AAFP)
  • Waiver of course registration fee

All compensation and reimbursement will be paid to the faculty member in the form of a check issued by the AAFP once a completed faculty reimbursement voucher is submitted. Voucher is due within 30 days after the activity.


Application

A proposal application is deemed complete and eligible for consideration when it includes evidence-based content, family physician input, completed or updated Conflict of Interest online, and evaluation scores from prior presentations.
 

Prior to Submitting Your Application

Please review the following information:

Prior to Submitting Your Application

Please review the following information:

Questions?

[ ]


Jeana Higginbottom
(913) 906-6209
jhigginb@aafp.org

 

Prior to Submitting Your Application

Please review the following information: