2018 CME Session Topics

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

Session Topics

Cardiovascular

  • (PBL) Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias
  • (PBL) Atrial Fibrillation: Outpatient Management of Non-Valvular A-Fib
  • (PBL) Cardiomyopathies
  • (PBL) Managing Acute and Chronic Heart Failure
  • (PBL) Venous Thromboembolism Management: VTE & PE - The Clot Thickens
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes: ACS in Women!
  • Adult and Elderly Hypertension
  • Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias
  • Ask the Expert: Evaluation of Syncope, The Diagnostic Puzzle
  • Atrial Fibrillation: Outpatient Management of Non-valvular A-Fib
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Cardiovascular Physical Exam: Putting your Finger on the Pulse
  • 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

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

Endocrine

  • (PBL) Care of Diabetes Complications by Family Physicians
  • 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
  • Prediabetes Screening and Management: A Spoon Full of Prevention! Get Ahead of Diabetes
  • Strategic Lifestyle Interventions for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

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? (CME104-105)
  • Probiotics and the GI Tract, What Should A Busy Clinician Know (CME106-107)

Geriatrics

  • (PBL) Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Building Strong Bones for Life (CME108-109)
  • (PBL) Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Myositis: Oh My Aching Muscles!            (CME110-111)
  • Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Building Strong Bones for Life (CME112-113)
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Myositis: Oh My Aching Muscles! (CME114-115)
  • Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Frequency (CME116-117)
  • (PBL) Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Using the AAFP Cognitive Care Kit to Identify, Treat and Support Patients with Cognitive Impairment       (CME118-119)
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Using the AAFP Cognitive Care Kit to Identify, Treat and Support Patients with Cognitive Impairment (CME120-121)
  • Dizziness and Balance Disorders: Dizziness and Vertigo - A Step-Wise Approach (CME122-123)
  • Stroke (CME124-125)
  • Geriatric Grief Reaction: Grief and Depression in the Elderly (CME126-127)

Hematologic/Immune

  • Adult Immunization Update: Grown-ups Need Shots Too (CME128-129)
  • Anticoagulation Management Update (CME130-131)
  • What's New With Zika Virus (CME132-133)

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

Men's Health

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

Musculoskeletal / Sports Medicine

  • (PBL) Fracture Management: Breaks for the FP to Fix
  •  (PBL) Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment
  • 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

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

Neurologic

  • Why Am I So Sleepy?: Evaluation and Treatment of Hypersomnolence

Pain

  • Acute Pain Management: Evaluating and Treating
  • Ask the Expert: Nonopioid Treatment of Chronic Pain
  • Nonopioid Treatment of Chronic Pain
  • Somatic Symptom Disorder
  • (PBL) Fibromyalgia: Its a Pain in My Neck!
  • Fibromyalgia: Its 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

  • Ask the Expert: Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Food Allergies in Children and Adolescents
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization Update
  • (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
  • (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
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • (PBL) Adolescent Contraception Management
  • Adolescent Contraception Management

Practice Management and Leadership

  • Leadership Skills for the Non-Leader Can Improve Job Satisfaction and Patient Care
  • 2-Step Risk Stratification and Risk Stratified Care Management
  • Are You the Family Physician You Wanted to Be? The Journey of an Old Goat to Direct Primary Care
  • 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 - Ensure a Positive Adjustment in 2018
  • Ask the Expert: Shared Decision Making in Cancer Screening
  • Attack the WAC (Work After Clinic): Building Resilience and Efficiency
  • Becoming a More Relaxed, Healthy Physician: Reducing Frustration and Increasing Fulfillment
  • 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
  • Creating a Thriving Practice Culture: By Design
  • Direct Primary Care: A Pro & Con Discussion of an Emerging Model
  • Getting Paid for What You Do
  • HCC Crash Course: Absorbing the Impact
  • How Team Based Care can Achieve the Quadruple Aim
  • Living the "Marcus Welby MD" Dream
  • Mindful Engagement with Our Work: Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing
  • Rejuvenation: Bringing Energy and Passion to Your Work
  • Setting up a Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC) in Your Practice
  • Shared Decision Making in Cancer Screening
  • Ten Steps for Writing a Good Clinical Review Article
  • Towards the Optimal Use of Health Information Technology
  • Unlocking Engagement with Culture & Education
  • Your Prescription for MIPS

Psychogenic

  • Adult Depressive Disorder Updates: Improving Treatment in Primary Care
  • Anxiety Disorders Treatment: Effectively Treating the Anxious Patient
  • Ask the Expert: Assisting Patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Treatment
  • Assisting Patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Treatment: Identifying and Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Settings
  • Bipolar Disorder Demystified
  • Main Stage: Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Perspectives from Family Physicians
  • Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Use Prevention: Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation and Motivational Interviewing

Public Health

  • 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
  • Ask the Expert: ABFM's Performance Improvement (former part IV)-NEW and Helpful Practical Time-Saving Methods to Complete this Required Activity Successfully
  • Family Medicine: Advancing Health Equity
  • Food Insecurity and Its Impact on Health
  • Global Health at Home - Applying Lessons Learned from Short-term Global Health Experiences
  • It's All in the Genes: Understanding Genetics Testing and Counseling in Family Medicine (Workshop)
  • Leading the Way: Family Physicians Advancing Health Equity
  • Main Stage: Top 10: EBM Updates
  • 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

Respiratory

  • Allergic Rhinitis: I Can't Breathe!
  • Asthma Updates
  • Bronchiolitis and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD): A Breath of Fresh Air
  • Pneumonia: The Forgotten Killer

Special Sensory

  • Cochlear Implants Have Evolved: Which Patients in your Practice are Now Candidates? Diabetes: Interprofessional Management of A Public Health Crisis - A Collaborative Effort of Dentists, Physicians, and Diabetes Educators
  • Management of Eye Injuries: Managing the Red or Injured Eye

Women's Health

  • (PBL) Well Woman Exam: The New Well Woman Visit
  • Female Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Diagnosis: Listen to WOMEN! The Current Recommendations on Cancer Prevention and Screening
  • First Trimester Bleeding: Evaluation and Management
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Well Woman Exam: The New Well Woman Visit
  • Menopause / Hormone Replacement Therapy: ...and the HEAT GOES ON!