2020 CME Session Topics

The following Continuing Medical Education (CME) topics will be presented at the 2020 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) in Chicago.

View the CME Schedule(6 page PDF) to learn more about the CME sessions that interest you and start planning your FMX experience.

Session Topics

Cardiovascular

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Advanced Concepts: Hyperlipidemia
  • Angina
  • Anticoagulants and VTE Prevention
  • Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of CV Disease
  • (PBL) Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of CV Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiac Imaging and Stress Testing
  • Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
  • Collaborative Care: Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics for the Family Medicine Provider
  • Collaborative Care: Pericardial Disease - Ay, There's the Rub!
  • (PBL) Pericardial Disease - Ay, There's the Rub!
  • Diabetes Medications for the Treatment and Prevention of Heart Disease
  • ECG Analysis: Advanced
  • ECG Workshop: The Fundamentals with Online Module
  • Heart Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Heart Failure: Diagnosis and Management (HFpEF)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperlipidemia: Beyond Statins
  • Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Thrombophlebitis
  • (PBL) Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Statins - Recommendations for Older Adults
  • Syncope Case Studies
  • Syncope: An Innovative Approach to Assessment in the ER/UC
  • Treatment of Resistant Hypertension
  • Ultrasound of the Abdominal, Aorta, IVC and Renal/Bladder with Online Module
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Career-Life Management/Physician Wellness

  • Physician Leadership: Closing the Gender Gap
  • Physician Wellness: Fight, Flee or Flow
  • Relaxation on the Run for Doctors and Patients: Stress Reduction for Busy People
  • Ten Steps for Writing a Clinical Review Article: A Workshop for New Authors

Dermatology

  • Acne and Case Studies
  • Acne Treatment and Procedures
  • Actinic Keratosis and Benign Neoplasms
  • Advanced Concepts: Cellulitis and Cellulitis Mimics
  • Aesthetic Dermal Filler Injections for Facial Rejuvenation
  • Animal Bites and Stings
  • Bacterial Skin Infections and Case Studies
  • Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Botulinum Injections for Cosmetic Rejuvenation and Medical Applications: Advanced
  • Botulinum Injections for Cosmetic Rejuvenation: Fundamentals
  • Cellulitis and Cellulitis Mimics
  • Challenging Adult Rashes
  • Challenging Pediatric Rashes
  • Common Surgical Procedures
  • Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
  • Dermoscopy Workshop for Skin Cancer Diagnosis with Online Module
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
  • Electrosurgery and Cryosurgery
  • Fungal Skin Infections; Seborrhea
  • Hair and Nail Disorders
  • Hidradenitis and Follicular Disorders
  • Infestations (Lice, Scabies, Bed Bugs) and Cutaneous Viral Infections
  • Nail Procedures: Best Practices and Updates
  • Nevi and Melanoma Case Studies
  • Psoriasis and Case Studies
  • Skin Cancer and Premalignant Skin Lesions: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Soft Tissue Surgery: Advanced
  • Soft Tissue Surgery: Fundamentals
  • Urticaria and Drug Eruptions
  • Wound Care, Skin Ulcers, and Pressure Sores

Emergency and Urgent Care

  • Acute Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Markedly Elevated Blood Pressure
  • Advanced Concepts: Vascular Emergencies
  • Approach to the Agitated Patient in the ED and Acute Care Setting
  • Respiratory Failure
  • (PBL) Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis Recognition and ER Management
  • Vascular Emergencies

Endocrine

  • Advanced Concepts: Diabetes
  • Diabetes Update
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
  • Hyper-Hypothyroidism
  • Hypogonadism

Gastrointestinal

  • Bariatric Surgery - Lots of options! Who, What, When, Where, Why?
  • Chronic Functional Abdominal Pain: A Case Based Review
  • (PBL) Chronic Functional Abdominal Pain
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Hepatitis C: Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver Function Tests: Alk Phos and Other Liver Abnormalities
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Diagnosis and Treatment

Geriatrics

  • Assessment of the Acutely Ill Elderly Patient
  • Exercise for the Geriatric Patient: Injury and Morbidity Prevention
  • Geriatric Polypharmacy
  • High Risk Medication Use in the Elderly and Deprescribing
  • STEADI: Promoting Older Adult Health and Independence through Fall Prevention

Hematologic/Immune

  • ACIP 2020 - Immunization Update
  • Allergy Testing: Common Questions and Answers
  • HIV Screening and Prevention
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections

Musculoskeletal / Sports Medicine

  • Acute Foot Injuries
  • (PBL) Acute Foot Injuries
  • Advanced Concepts: Lower Extremity Evaluation and Management
  • Advanced Concepts: Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
  • Advanced Concepts: Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia and Opioid Alternatives
  • Commonly Missed Orthopedic X-Rays
  • (PBL) Commonly Missed Orthopedic X-rays
  • Complementary Alternative Medicine for Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Exercise is Medicine Program Development: The Intersection Between Healthcare and the Community
  • Introduction to Basic Acupuncture/Manipulation Techniques for Pain Mgmt
  • Joint Infections and Septic Arthritis
  • Knee Pain Evaluation and Management
  • (PBL) Knee Pain Evaluation and Management
  • Lower Body Injury Evaluation and Management: Ankle and Foot
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging
  • Musculoskeletal Injections: Joint and Soft Tissue Injections
  • Osteoarthritis in the Old and Young
  • Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
  • Physical Therapy Prescriptions
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis - My Joints Really Hurt!
  • (PBL) Rheumatoid Arthritis - My Joints Really Hurt!
  • Shoulder Pain Evaluation and Management
  • (PBL) Shoulder Pain Evaluation and Management
  • Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques with Online Module
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Stenosis: What You Need to Know
  • Splinting, Casting, and Wrapping with Online Module
  • Sudden Cardiac Death
  • The New PPE5: What You Need to Know
  • Ultrasound of the Musculoskeletal System with Online Module
  • Upper Body Injury Evaluation and Management
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Nephrologic

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Urinary Incontinence

Neurologic

  • Advanced Concepts: Fatal Headaches
  • Advanced Concepts: Migraine
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Concussion
  • Dementia and Delirium
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Fatal Headaches
  • Fatigue - A Tiresome Topic
  • (PBL) Fatigue - A Tiresome Topic
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia:  Addressing Insomnia and Sleep Disorders in Family Medicine
  • Migraine - Pediatric
  • Migraine:  It Doesn't Have to be a Headache
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Entrapment
  • Recurrent Stroke Prevention
  • Seizure Disorder - Adult
  • Seizure Disorder - Pediatric
  • Stroke and TIA
  • Tourette Syndrome

Pain and Substance Misuse

  • Acupuncture for Pain
  • Advanced Concepts: Pain/Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy
  • Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention in the Family Medicine Practice
  • Chronic Pain in Older Adults
  • Low Back Pain
  • Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Primary Care Settings: Changing Best Practices and Case Studies
  • (PBL) Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Primary Care Settings: Changing Best Practices and Case Studies
  • Opioid-THC Use in Pregnancy

Patient-based Care (Health Systems)

  • Implicit Bias
  • Motivational Interviewing in Maternity Care
  • (PBL) Motivational Interviewing in Maternity Care
  • Shared Decision-Making: More is Actually Better!
  • (PBL) Shared Decision-Making: More is Actually Better!
  • Virtual Care: A Tool for Improving Access to Care and Achieving Shared Savings

Pediatrics

  • Adolescent Opioid Misuse
  • Adolescent Preventive Care
  • Child Maltreatment and Abuse
  • (PBL) Child Maltreatment and Abuse
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Collaborative Care: Social Media, Adolescents, and Mental Health - What's Your Role?
  • Common Behavior Issues
  • Common Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries: They're Not Just Little Adults
  • Enuresis:  Bedwetter's Awake! An Evidence-Based Approach to Enuresis Management
  • Failure to Thrive: Diagnosis and Management in Infants and Children
  • Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Pediatric Heart Murmurs
  • Pediatric Immunizations
  • Pediatric Limp
  • (PBL) Pediatric Limp
  • Social Media, Adolescents, and Mental Health - What's Your Role?
  • Traumatic Brain Injury in Children
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Children

Population-based Care/Public Health

  • AAFP Clinical Guidelines Update
  • Evidence-Based Medicine: Why Don't Medical Orgs Agree?
  • Interventions to Abandon in the ER/UC
  • Over-the Counter Drug Review
  • Pharmacotherapy 2020
  • Polypharmacy: DePrescribing for Patient Safety
  • Striving for Birth Equity: Eliminating Disparities in Maternal Morbidity and Mortality
  • Top 20 POEMs of the Past 20 Years: A Survey of Practice Changing Research for Family Physicians
  • Transgender Health Care
  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Update
  • (PBL) U.S. Preventive Service Task Force
  • Update on Family Medicine Certification: What’s New, What’s True, and What’s Ahead

Practice Management

  • 2-step Risk Stratification and Risk Stratified Care Management
  • Avoiding Medical Errors
  • Can This App Help with My Rash? Virtual Primary Care and Treatment of General Skin Conditions
  • (PBL) Can This App Help with My Rash? Virtual Primary Care and Treatment of General Skin Conditions
  • Care Management Cases (RSCM, CCM, and General Care Management) 
  • Care Transitions
  • Direct Primary Care
  • Empanelment, Attribution, and HCC Risk Scores
  • Evaluation & Management (E/M) Update
  • High-Touch Primary Care as a Strategy for Improving Outcomes and Reducing Utilization in Value-Based Models of Care
  • How to Become a Physician Leader in Health IT
  • Lessons from Aviation and Automation: What Doctors Can Learn From Pilots About Trusting Technology
  • Medicare Payment: Annual Wellness Visits, Chronic Care, and Transitional Care Management, Advanced Care Planning
  • Moral Injury and Technology: How Can I Ensure I Am Not Hurting Patients and My Well-Being
  • Telemedicine for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV Prevention
  • Translating Lessons Learned from the AAFP Innovation Lab into Day to Day Practice
  • Wellness Visit Screenings and Team-Based Care

Psychogenic

  • ADHD - Adult
  • Advanced Concepts: PTSD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression and Suicide
  • Eating Disorders and Management
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • New Drugs of Abuse
  • PTSD

Pulmonary

  • COPD
  • Lung Cancer Screening Including Shared-Decision Making & Care Coordination

Special Sensory

  • Common Acute Eye Presentations

Women's Health

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Advanced Concepts: Menopause
  • Advanced Concepts: Osteopathy in Pregnancy
  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism
  • Boobie Traps: The Evidence-Based Care of the Breastfeeding Patient
  • Breast Mass
  • Cardiovascular Disease & Pregnancy
  • Common Questions From Pregnant Women
  • Contraception Management for Adolescents
  • Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy
  • HPV, Pap Test & Cervical Cancer
  • Infections (Chorioamnionitis, Endometritis, Neonatal Sepsis)
  • Infertility
  • Insertions and Removals of IUDs and Contraceptive Implants: Advanced with Online Module
  • Insertions and Removals of IUDs: Fundamentals
  • Labor Induction vs Expectant Management
  • Menopause
  • Obesity in Pregnancy
  • Osteopathy in Pregnancy
  • Peripartum Care in the LGBTQ Community
  • Personalized Cervical Cancer Prevention: The Next Generation of Abnormal Result Management ASCCP Consensus Guidelines
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome/Hyperandrogenism
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • Preconception and Interconception Care
  • Preeclampsia
  • Prematurity
  • Prenatal Care
  • Rural Maternity Care
  • Safety and Efficacy of Medications in Pregnancy
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Ultrasound of First Trimester Pregnancy: Introduction with Online Module
  • Updates in Contraception: From Emergency Contraception to Permanent Methods
  • (PBL) Updates in Contraception: From Emergency Contraception to Permanent Methods
  • Well Woman Maintenance