2019 CME Session Topics

The following Continuing Medical Education (CME) topics will be presented at the 2019 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) in Philadelphia.

Session Topics

Cardiovascular

  • Acute and Chronic Heart Failure
  • (PBL) Acute and Chronic Heart Failure
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias: A Shocking Diagnosis
  • (PBL) Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias: A Shocking Diagnosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation: The Regular Irregularity
  • Care of the Postmyocardial Infarction Patient
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Management: The Clot Thickens
  • (PBL) Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Management: The Clot Thickens
  • Dyslipidemia: Beyond the Numbers
  • (PBL) Dyslipidemia: Beyond the Numbers
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Syncope: To Head CT or Not, That is the Question

Career and Life Management

  • Becoming a More Relaxed, Healthy Physician: Reducing Frustration and Increasing Fulfillment
  • Collaborative Care: Mindful Engagement with Our Work - Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing
  • Creating a Thriving Practice Culture – By Design
  • Leadership Skills for the Non-Leader Can Improve Job Satisfaction and Patient Care
  • Ten Steps for Writing a Good Clinical Review Article: A Workshop for New Authors
  • You Can’t Give What You Don’t Have: Optimizing Your Personal Well-Being to Enhance Your Professional Satisfaction

Clinical Procedure Workshops

  • Acne Treatment and Procedures
  • Aesthetic Dermal Filler Injections for Facial Rejuvenation
  • Botulinum Injections for Cosmetic Rejuvenation and Medical Applications: Advanced
  • Botulinum Injections for Cosmetic Rejuventation: Fundamentals
  • Dermoscopy Workshop for Skin Cancer Diagnosis with Online Module
  • ECG Analysis (Advanced)
  • ECG Workshop: The Fundamentals with Online Module
  • Electrosurgery and Cryosurgery
  • Insertions and Removals of IUDs and Contraceptive Implants: Advanced with Online Module
  • Insertions and Removals of IUDs: Fundamentals
  • Intro to Acupuncture/Manipulation Techniques for Pain Mgmt
  • Musculoskeletal Injections: Joint and Soft Tissue Injections
  • Nail Procedures: Best Practices and Updates
  • Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques with Online Module
  • Soft Tissue Surgery: Advanced
  • Soft Tissue Surgery: Fundamentals
  • Splinting, Casting, and Wrapping with Online Module
  • Ultrasound of the Abdominal, Aorta, IVC and Renal/Bladder with Online Module
  • Ultrasound of the Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen and Perioneal Cavity with Online Module
  • Ultrasound of the Musculoskeletal System with Online Module 

Emergency and Urgent Care

  • Abdominal Pain and Acute Abdomen Emergent and Urgent Care: Urgent Abdominal Pain Not to Miss
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Evaluation and Management of Sepsis/Septic Shock in Adults: Managing the Silent Killer
  • On Scene Initial Trauma Response for the Family Physician

Endocrine

  • Adult Obesity Management: Weight Loss Counseling Made Easy
  • Childhood Growth and Puberty Delay Disorders
  • Diabetes Treatment Update: After Metformin
  • (PBL) Diabetes Treatment Update: After Metformin
  • Endocrine Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism: The Ups and Downs
  • Prediabetes Screening and Management: A Spoonful of Prevention! Get Ahead of Diabetes
  • (PBL) Prediabetes Screening and Management: A Spoonful of Prevention! Get Ahead of Diabetes
  • Vitamin Deficiencies: Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Practice

Gastrointestinal

  • Colorectal Cancer Update: Butt Seriously
  • Diverticulitis Update
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Evidence-Based Approach

Geriatrics

  • Adult and Elderly Hypertension: The Pressure's On!
  • Collaborative Care: Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment - Allaying the Fear Factor
  • (PBL) Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Allaying the Fear Factor
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • (PBL) Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Dizziness and Balance Disorders: You're Making Me Dizzy
  • Elder Mistreatment
  • Polypharmacy in the Elderly: Too Many Pills!
  • Stroke: Time is Brain
  • Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Frequency

Hematologic/Immune

  • Adult Immunization Update: Are you Ready for your Vaccine Today?
  • Anticoagulation Management Update: Through Thick & Thin
  • Zika Virus Update: The Forgotten Pandemic

Infectious Disease

  • Advanced Concepts: Influenza Vaccination, Respect and Understanding for a Powerful Tool
  • Bronchiolitis and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in Children: Helping the Wee Wheezer
  • Clostridium Difficile (Pseudomembranous Colitis)
  • (PBL) Clostridium Difficile (Pseudomembranous Colitis)
  • Hepatitis C Treatment Update: for the PCP
  • Influenza Update: It Continues to Kill
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Update: Screen, Treat, and Prevent

Integumentary

  • Dermatologic Conditions: Family Docs Have Skin in the Game
  • (PBL) Dermatologic Conditions: Family Docs Have Skin in the Game
  • Nail Disorders/Abnormalities: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  • Skin Cancer Update for the Family Physician
  • Venous Ulcers and Ulcerations in Patients with Diabetes: Applying the Evidence

Men's Health

  • Prostate Diseases Update: Prostate Potpourri

Musculoskeletal / Sports Medicine

  • Advanced Concepts: Office-Based Follow-Up and Concussion Management
  • Connective Tissue Disorders: My Aching Joints
  • Demystifying Low Back Pain in Primary Care
  • Fracture Management: Breaks for the FP to Fix
  • (PBL) Fracture Management: Breaks for the FP to Fix
  • Joint Infection/Septic Arthritis: Approach to the Infected Joint
  • Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment for Lower Extremity Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment for Upper Extremity Injuries
  • (PBL) Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment for Upper & Lower Extremity Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis: Moving Beyond Those Aching Joints
  • Tendinopathy: Tackling Troubled Tendons
  • (PBL) Tendinopathy: Tackling Troubled Tendons

Nephrologic

  • Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease Diagnosis and Management
  • (PBL) Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease Diagnosis and Management

Neurologic

  • Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: New Concussion Management Paradigms
  • (PBL) Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: New Concussion Management Paradigms
  • Insomnia Treatment: One More Thing - I Can't Sleep

Pain

  • Acute Pain Management: Evaluating and Treating Acute Pain
  • Advanced Concepts: When Referral is Not an Option – Advanced Migraine Management
  • Chronic Pain Management: Taming the Opioid Dragon
  • (PBL) Chronic Pain Management: Taming the Opioid Dragon
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Care for Primary Headaches

Pediatrics

  • Adolescent Opioid Misuse
  • Advanced Concepts: Diabetes, Pumps and Monitors - Oh My!
  • Collaborative Care: Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation - Tackling Tough Topics in Your Office
  • Collaborative Care: Adolescent Depression Management and Bullying Mitigation - Tackling Tough Topics in Your Office (Workshop)
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia
  • Pediatric Hypertension: Never Too Early to Start
  •  Practical Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization in the Office Update
  • Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Use Prevention in Adolescents: How to Snuff Out the Smoking
  • Type 1 Diabetes: Where Does the Family Doc Fit in?

Practice Management

  • Annual Wellness Visit: What's in it for Me?
  • Attack the WAC (Work After Clinic): Building Resilience and Efficiency
  • Collaborative Care: Bring Behavioral Health Home
  • Collaborative Care: Coordinating Care In the Medical Neighborhood
  • Direct Primary Care: A Day in the Life
  • Do You, Do DPC!
  • Evaluating Physician Employment Contracts and Job Opportunities
  • Health Care Reform 2020 & Beyond
  • How to Implement Care Management in Your Office
  • Physician, Heal Thyself: Reigniting our Passion
  • Planned Care for your Patient Population

Psychogenic

  • Adult Major Depressive Disorder Updates: Practical Treatment of Depression in Primary Care
  • Advanced Concepts: ADHD - One Child Many Trajectories
  • Advanced Concepts: Nonopiod Manual Treatment of Back Pain
  • Anxiety Disorders Management: Effectively Treating the Anxious Patient
  • Assisting Patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Treatment: Identification and Treatment
  • Collaborative Care: Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care
  • Diagnosis and Management of ADHD in Children: Sharpening our ADHD Tools
  • (PBL) Diagnosis and Management of ADHD in Children: Sharpening our ADHD Tools
  • Evidence vs Myth: Addressing Cessation in Adults with Mental Illness
  • Philadelphia CeaseAddiction: A Comprehensive Public Health Strategy to Tackling the Overdose Crisis
  • Returning Veterans with PTSD: When the War Comes Home
  • Substance Use and Misuse: Primary Care and Prevention for the Substance Abuse Patient

Public Health

  • AAFP Clinical Practice Guidelines: Championing Science and Evidence in Your Practice
  • Climate Change: Managing Health Impacts in Your Practice
  • Collaborative Care: State Targeted Response Technical Assistance for Opioids – How it Works and How It Can Help You
  • Main Stage: Top 10: EBM Updates
  • Meet the Poster Presentations
  • Mitigating Bias in Reproductive Health Conversations
  • Practice Changers: Top 20 POEMs of 2018
  • Practice-Based Research Networks: The Laboratories of Family Medicine
  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Update
  • Using the AAFP Office Champions Quality Improvement Model to Improve Adult Immunization Rates

Respiratory

  • Asthma: A Breathless Update
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD): Vital Inspiration
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis and Management
  •  Pneumonia: Breathe Again!
  • Screening and Treating Latent Tuberculosis Infection: New Options for an Old Disease

Women's Health

  • Advanced Concepts: First Trimester Pregnancy Complications - Managing Ectopics, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, and Spontaneous Abortion Diagnostic Challenges
  • Advanced Concepts: Preconception Counseling
  • First Trimester Pregnancy Complications
  • Heart Disease in Women: The Real Heartbreak - Disparities in Womens Cardiovascular Health
  • Navigating the Complexities of Contraceptive Care
  • (PBL) Navigating the Complexities of Contraceptive Care
  • Non-Cancerous Urinary Tract Disorders in Women Update
  • Preconception Counseling: What Is Supported by Evidence?
  • Safe Medical Abortion Care
  • Understanding Trauma Informed Care of Women and GLBTQ Patients