Smarter decisions. Better care.

The American Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to recommend UpToDate to its members.

UpToDate®(www.uptodate.com), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource. More than 6,500 UpToDate® world-renowned physician authors, editors, and peer reviewers use a rigorous editorial process to synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations that are proven to improve patient care and quality. More than 1.3 million clinicians in 187 countries rely on UpToDate®, and more than 80 research studies(www.uptodate.com) confirm widespread usage of UpToDate® and its association with improved patient care and hospital performance, including shortened hospital stays, lower mortality, and better-quality performance than non-UpToDate hospitals.

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Educational Goals and Objectives

This program will provide family physicians with reliable answers to clinical questions. With UpToDate®, you will be able to:

  • Access the most current evidence-based information available on any aspect of family medicine
  • Recognize the clinical manifestations of a wide variety of diseases and disorders and describe current options for diagnosis, management and therapy (including the efficacy, doses and interactions of individual drugs) in all of family medicine
  • Evaluate and treat system-specific manifestations of systemic disorders
  • Educate patients regarding screening and prevention