2018 CME Session Topics

The following Continuing Medical Education (CME) topics will presented at the 2018 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) in New Orleans.

Session Topics

Cardiovascular

  • Ask the Expert: Evaluation of Syncope, The Diagnostic Puzzle     
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology  
  • Cardiovascular Physical Exam: Putting your Finger on the Pulse
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes: ACS in Women!
  • Adult and Elderly Hypertension
  • Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation: Outpatient Management of Non-valvular A-Fib
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • PBL: Cardiomyopathies
  • Evaluation of Syncope, The Diagnostic Puzzle
  • Managing Acute and Chronic Heart Failure         
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (Screening, Diagnosis and Management):
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Venous Thromboembolism Management: VTE & PE -  The Clot Thickens
  • PBL: Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias     
  • PBL: Atrial Fibrillation: Outpatient Management of Non-Valvular A-Fib 
  • PBL: Managing Acute and Chronic Heart Failure
  • PBL: Venous Thromboembolism Management: VTE & PE -  The Clot Thickens
  • ECG Analysis (Advanced)
  • ECG Workshop: The Fundamentals
  • ECG Workshop: The Fundamentals With Online Modul
  • Ultrasound of the Aorta, IVC and Renal/Bladder With Online Module
  • Ultrasound of the Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen and Peritoneal Cavity With Online Module

Clinical Procedures Workshops

*These workshops are taught using animal products (i.e., pig feet, pork shoulder, chicken).


Emergency and Urgent Care

  • Abdominal Pain and Acute Abdomen Emergent and Urgent Care Acute Abdomen in the Elderly Patient - What is in that Black Box?
  • Hyperglycemic Emergency: DKA and HHS
  • Evaluation and Management of Sepsis/Septic Shock in Adults: 2017 Sepsis Care - Outpatient to Inpatient
  • Ultrasound of the Aorta, IVC and Renal/Bladder With Online Module
  • Ultrasound of the Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen and Peritoneal Cavity With Online Module

Endocrine

  • Prediabetes Screening and Management: A Spoon Full of… Prevention! Get Ahead of Diabetes
  • Adult Obesity Management: Mindful Eating for Patients with Obesity
  • Care of Diabetes Complications by Family Physicians      
  • Customizing Diabetes Intensification Based Upon Cardiovascular Risk: Diabetes Cardiovascular Outcomes -- First Do No Harm
  • Diabetes Treatment Update 2018           
  • Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism: I Heat Up, I Cool Down
  • Hypogonadism in Men 
  • Strategic Lifestyle Interventions for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes            
  • PBL: Care of Diabetes Complications by Family Physicians
  • Ask the Expert: Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Menopause / Hormone Replacement Therapy    ...and the HEAT GOES ON!

Gastrointestinal

  • Clostridium Difficile (Pseudomembranous Colitis): Evidence-Based Approach to Clostridium Difficile Colitis
  • Hemorrhoids and Anal Fissure: Anorectal Disease - Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Hernia (Abdominal)        
  • Liver Function Tests: Is Something Wrong With My Liver?
  • Probiotics and the GI Tract: What Should A Busy Clinician Know 
  • Ultrasound of the Aorta, IVC and Renal/Bladder With Online Module     
  • Ultrasound of the Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen and Peritoneal Cavity With Online Module

Geriatrics

  • Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Building Strong Bones for Life
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Myositis: Oh My Aching Muscles!
  • PBL: Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Building Strong Bones for Life             
  • PBL: Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Myositis: Oh My Aching Muscles!
  • Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Frequency
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: Using the AAFP Cognitive Care Kit to Identify, Treat and Support Patients with Cognitive Impairment
  • Dizziness and Balance Disorders Dizziness and Vertigo - A Step-Wise Approach
  • Stroke
  • PBL: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: Using the AAFP Cognitive Care Kit to Identify, Treat and Support Patients with Cognitive Impairment
  • Geriatric Grief Reaction Grief and Depression in the Elderly
  • Ultrasound of the Aorta, IVC and Renal/Bladder With Online Module
  • Ultrasound of the Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen and Peritoneal Cavity With Online Module

Hematologic/Immune

  • Adult Immunization Update: Grown-ups Need Shots Too
  • Anticoagulation Management Update  
  • Evaluation and Management of Sepsis/Septic Shock in Adults: 2017 Sepsis Care - Outpatient to Inpatient
  • What's New With Zika Virus     
  • HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in Primary Care: Stepping Into PrEP and PEP
  • Office Immunization Management: It Takes A Team!      
  • Office Immunization Management: It Takes A Team! (Workshop) 
  • (PBL) Fibromyalgia: It’s a Pain in My Neck!
  • Fibromyalgia: It'’s a Pain in My Neck!
  • Ask the Expert: Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization Update
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Food Allergies in Children and Adolescents
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization Update

Infectious Disease

  • Hepatitis C Treatment Update: Prepare for the Approaching Wave
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Update: Stopping the Rise of STIs
  • HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in Primary Care: Stepping Into PrEP and PEP
  • Office Immunization Management: It Takes A Team!      
  • Office Immunization Management: It Takes A Team! (Workshop)              
  • Screening and Treating Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Still Battling the White Plague

Integumentary

  • Common Skin Infections             
  • Nail Disorders/Abnormalities: How To Treat That Ugly, Painful Toe
  • Skin Cancer Update for the Family Physician
  • Wound Care Management: The Art and Science of Wound Healing
  • Acne Treatment and Procedures             
  • Aesthetic Dermal Filler Injections for Facial Rejuvenation
  • Botulinum Injections for Cosmetic Rejuvenation (Fundamentals)
  • Botulinum Injections for Cosmetic Rejuvenation and Medical Applications (Advanced)
  • Dermoscopy Workshop for Skin Cancer Diagnosis
  • Dermoscopy Workshop for Skin Cancer Diagnosis With Online Module
  • Electrosurgery and Cryosurgery
  • Nail Procedures Best Practices and Updates
  • Soft Tissue Surgery (Advanced)
  • Soft Tissue Surgery (Fundamentals)

Men's Health

  • Diagnosis of Male Genital Tract Cancers: Complications of Prostate Cancer Screening/Diagnosis

Musculoskeletal / Sports Medicine

  • Ask the Expert: Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Common Shoulder and Knee Problems in the Elderly
  • Connective Tissue Disorders: Antibodies Gone Dark Side
  • Degenerative Joint Disease: DJD/OA and Our Future
  • Fracture Management: Breaks for the FP to Fix
  • Limping Pediatric Diagnosis and Orthopedics: The Challenge of the Limping Child
  • Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment
  • Tendinopathy: Evaluation and Treatment of Common Tendinopathies
  • Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment
  • PBL: Fracture Management: Breaks for the FP to Fix
  • PBL: Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment
  • Introduction to Acupuncture and Manipulation Techniques for Pain Management
  • Musculoskeletal Injections: Joint and Soft Tissue Injections
  • Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques
  • Splinting, Casting, and Wrapping
  • Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injection
  • PBL: Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Building Strong Bones for Life
  • PBL: Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Myositis: Oh My Aching Muscles!
  • Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Building Strong Bones for Life
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Myositis: Oh My Aching Muscles!
  • Practical Approaches to Low Back Pain in Primary Care

Nephrologic

  • Ask the Expert: Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease: Screening Monitoring and Treatment by the Family Physician
  • Ultrasound of the Aorta, IVC and Renal/Bladder With Online Module
  • Ultrasound of the Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen and Peritoneal Cavity With Online Module
  • Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Frequency

Neurologic

  • Why Am I So Sleepy?: Evaluation and Treatment of Hypersomnolence
  • PBL: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: Using the AAFP Cognitive Care Kit to Identify, Treat and Support Patients with Cognitive Impairment
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: Using the AAFP Cognitive Care Kit to Identify, Treat and Support Patients with Cognitive Impairment
  • Dizziness and Balance Disorders Dizziness and Vertigo - A Step-Wise Approach
  • Stroke
  • Headache, Migraine, Tension, and Cluster: Taking the Headache Out of Migraine
  • PBL: Adolescent Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: The Headaches and Confusions of Concussions
  • Adolescent Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: The Headaches and Confusions of Concussions

Pain

  • Ask the Expert: Nonopioid Treatment of Chronic Pain
  • Acute Pain Management: Evaluating and Treating
  • Nonopioid Treatment of Chronic Pain
  • Somatic Symptom Disorder
  • Fibromyalgia: It’s a Pain in My Neck!
  • PBL: Fibromyalgia: It’s a Pain in My Neck!
  • Practical Approaches to Low Back Pain in Primary Care
  • Headache, Migraine, Tension, and Cluster: Taking the Headache Out of Migraine

Pediatric

  • Adolescent Contraception Management
  • PBL: Adolescent Contraception Management
  • Ask the Expert: Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Ask the Expert: Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization Update
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Food Allergies in Children and Adolescents
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization Update
  • Adolescent Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: The Headaches and Confusions of Concussions
  • PBL: Adolescent Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: The Headaches and Confusions of Concussions
  • Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation: Interventions That Make A Difference
  • Diagnosing and Managing ADHD in Clinic and in Schools
  • PBL: Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation: Interventions That Make A Difference Pediatric Asthma       

Practice Management and Leadership

  • Ask the Expert: Direct Primary Care: A Pro & Con Discussion of an Emerging Model
  • Ask the Expert: Making Sense of MACRA - Advanced Alternative Payment Models
  • Ask the Expert: Making Sense of MACRA - Feedback Reports
  • Ask the Expert: Making Sense of MACRA - Virtual Groups
  • Ask the Expert: Shared Decision Making in Cancer Screening
  • Leadership Skills for the Non-Leader Can Improve Job Satisfaction and Patient Care
  • Are You the Family Physician You Wanted to Be? The Journey of an Old Goat to Direct Primary Care
  • Becoming a More Relaxed, Healthy Physician: Reducing Frustration and Increasing Fulfillment
  • Creating a Thriving Practice Culture – By Design
  • Shared Decision Making in Cancer Screening
  • Ten Steps for Writing a Good Clinical Review Article
  • Unlocking Engagement with Culture & Education
  • 2-Step Risk Stratification and Risk Stratified Care Management
  • Attack the WAC (Work After Clinic): Building Resilience and Efficiency
  • Burned Out or Fired Up? Transforming You, Your Team, and Your Culture
  • CCM: Getting Paid For What We Do Best
  • Clinical Transformation-Population Team based Care
  • Getting Paid for What You Do
  • HCC Crash Course: Absorbing the Impact
  • Living the "Marcus Welby MD" Dream
  • Rejuvenation: Bringing Energy and Passion to Your Work
  • Setting up a Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC) in Your Practice
  • Towards the Optimal Use of Health Information Technology
  • Your Prescription for MIPS
  • Direct Primary Care: A Pro & Con Discussion of an Emerging Model
  • Mindful Engagement with Our Work: Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing

Psychogenic

  • Ask the Expert: Assisting Patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Treatment
  • Adult Depressive Disorder Updates: Improving Treatment in Primary Care
  • Anxiety Disorders Treatment: Effectively Treating the Anxious Patient
  • Assisting Patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Treatment: Identifying and Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Settings
  • Bipolar Disorder Demystified
  • Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Use Prevention  Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation and Motivational Interviewing
  • Geriatric Grief Reaction Grief and Depression in the Elderly
  • PBL: Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation: Interventions That Make A Difference
  • Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation: Interventions That Make A Difference
  • Diagnosing and Managing ADHD in Clinic and in Schools

Public Health

  • Ask the Expert: ABFM’s Performance Improvement (former part IV)-NEW and Helpful Practical Time-Saving Methods to Complete this Required Activity Successfully
  • ABFM’s Performance Improvement (former part IV)-NEW and Helpful Practical Time-Saving Methods to Complete this Required Activity Successfully: Family Medicine Certification Update
  • Adult Transgender Wellness: Providing Appropriate and Compassionate Care to Transgender Adults
  • Family Medicine: Advancing Health Equity
  • Main Stage: Top 10: EBM Updates
  • Global Health at Home - Applying Lessons Learned from Short-term Global Health Experiences
  • Leading the Way: Family Physicians Advancing Health Equity
  • Recent AAFP Clinical Practice Guidelines on Hypertension and Atrial Fibrillation: Interpreting and Applying the Evidence in Your Practice
  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Update
  • Understanding and Unlearning Implicit Bias
  • Food Insecurity and Its Impact on Health
  • It’s All in the Genes: Understanding Genetics Testing and Counseling in Family Medicine (Workshop)

Respiratory

  • Allergic Rhinitis: I Can’t Breathe!
  • Asthma Update
  • Bronchiolitis and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) A Breath of Fresh Air
  • Pneumonia: The Forgotten Killer
  • Screening and Treating Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Still Battling the White Plague
  • Pediatric Asthma

Special Sensory

  • Management of Eye Injuries: Managing the Red or Injured Eye
  • Cochlear Implants Have Evolved: Which Patients in your Practice are Now Candidates?

Women's Health

  • Female Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Diagnosis: Listen to WOMEN! The Current Recommendations on Cancer Prevention and Screening. First Trimester Bleeding: Evaluation and Management
  • Well Woman Exam: The New Well Woman Visit
  • PBL: Well Woman Exam: The New Well Woman Visit
  • Insertions and Removals of IUDs and Contraceptive Implant (Advanced) With Online Module
  • Insertions and Removals of IUDs and Contraceptive Implant (Fundamentals)
  • Menopause / Hormone Replacement Therapy     ...and the HEAT GOES ON!