Family Practice - On Demand

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 125-H (FP125-H) To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

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Course Topics

Sports Injuries/Olfactory Dysfunction

Recognize the signs and perform appropriate examinations to diagnose shoulder impingement, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome, and patellofemoral pain syndrome; Distinguish morphologic FAI from FAI syndrome; Elaborate on the importance of physical therapy and conservative care for management of shoulder impingement, FAI syndrome, and patellofemoral pain syndrome; Review the clinical presentation, incidence, and importance of olfactory loss as a symptom of COVID-19; Recommend appropriate treatment strategies for olfactory loss associated with COVID-19.

Neuropathy/Olecranon Bursitis

Evaluate for signs and symptoms of various types of neuropathy; Recommend appropriate therapeutic strategies for treating neuropathy; Manage symptoms of diabetes-related neuropathy; Differentiate between clinical features and management strategies of septic and aseptic olecranon bursitis; Choose appropriate treatment methods for olecranon bursitis.

Nonopioid Pain Relievers/Sore Throat

Counsel patients about the efficacy of acetaminophen and a range of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; Compare the side effects of various nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs; Evaluate the use of antidepressants for pain management; Consider the differential diagnosis of sore throat; Diagnose common complications of tonsillitis.

Heat-related Illness/Epistaxis

Explain the basic pathophysiology of thermoregulation; Differentiate between heat exhaustion and heatstroke; Compare exertional heatstroke with classic heatstroke; Select appropriate management strategies for heat-related illnesses; Treat epistaxis in patients with a history of a bleeding disorder or traumatic injury of the nose.

Liver Disease and Injury

Monitor disease progression in hepatitis B and C using serologic markers; Recommend lifestyle modifications and treatments to prevent transmission and progression of hepatitis B and C; Interpret screening results to determine appropriate treatment strategies for hepatitis B and C; Distinguish among phenotypes of drug-induced liver injury; Identify risk factors for drug-induced liver injury

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections/Initial Management of Cancer

Identify risk factors for UTI; Perform a diagnostic workup for initial, recurrent, and complicated UTIs; Select treatment strategies for initial, recurrent, and complicated UTIs; Perform an initial workup for patients presenting with signs of cancer; Develop strategies for referral of patients diagnosed with cancer in the family practice setting

Anorectal Conditions /Anticoagulation Management

Distinguish common anorectal conditions from hemorrhoids; Recognize signs and symptoms of anorectal disease; Select appropriate management strategies for treating hemorrhoids and other anorectal conditions; Identify cofactors affecting the international normalized ratio used to monitor patients taking anticoagulants; Choose appropriate testing modalities when assessing patients with bleeding disorders and other conditions.

Atrial Fibrillation in the Elderly/Updates in Women's Health

Identify risk factors for atrial fibrillation in the geriatric population; Determine whether anticoagulation or invasive management techniques are contraindicated in a geriatric patient with atrial fibrillation; Develop a plan for managing atrial fibrillation in a geriatric patient; Outline management changes in diseases, such as gonorrhea, hepatitis C, and cervical cancer; Implement management changes in practice based on updated guidelines for maintenance of women?s health.

Urgent Care: Cases and Clinical Pearls

Manage tick-borne illnesses such as anaplasmosis in a timely manner; Recommend resources and strategies for preventing constipation to avoid stercoral colitis; Recognize complications associated with long-term bisphosphonate use; Identify patients with Morgellons disease who would benefit from psychological therapy; Apply the latest principles of management of thrombophlebitis.

Migraine/Primary Care News

Summarize the clinical efficacy and safety of novel therapies for migraine; Develop treatment strategies for migraine based on patient comorbidities, migraine characteristics, and response to prior therapy; Diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in patients prior to surgery; Select patients who are most likely to benefit from preventive treatment for breast cancer; Optimize treatment of patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation and hypertension.