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2019 FMX Endocrine Handouts

...Case 1 JS • 69 year old male • Type 2 Diabetes x 13 years • OSA • HTN • Grade 2 Diastolic Heart Failure • Obesity • Does not exercise Medications • amlodipine 5 mg daily • aspirin 81 mg daily • atorvastatin 20 mg daily • losartan 25 mg daily • metformin 500 mg BID (unable to...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-endocrine.pdf

2019 FMX Geriatrics Handouts

...Adult and Elderly Hypertension: The Pressure's On! (CME076‐077) Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease (CME088‐089) Dizziness and Balance Disorders: You're Making Me Dizzy (CME090‐091) Elder Mistreatment (CME072‐073) Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment ‐...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-geriatrics.pdf

2019 FMX Hematology Immune Handouts

...appendectomy for ruptured appendix 3 years earlier, no HTN (last BP 110/70 6 months earlier) • No medications • Married with 3 children • Active, Cub Master, avid camper • Family history of atrial fibrillation, diabetes, HTN, Alzheimer’s dementia, no bleeding or clotting problems...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-hematology-immune.pdf

2019 FMX Infectious Disease Handouts

...• Hypertension • Obesity (BMI 35) • Chronic kidney disease Stage III • Diabetes Mellitus Type II • Chronic constipation Past Surgical History • None 6 Case One: Medications • lisinopril • metformin • polyethylene glycol 3350 Social History • Rare alcohol • No tobacco...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-infectious-disease.pdf

2019 FMX Integumentary Handouts

...• Side Effects • Dry lips and dry skin • Decreased night vision • Headache • Epistaxis • Backache • Benign intracranial hypertension • Mild to moderate elevation in liver enzymes • Elevation in lipids, especially triglycerides • Depression and suicide 19 Isotretinoin • It is a...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-integumentary.pdf

2019 FMX Musculoskeletal Sports Medicine Handouts

...• PMHx: HTN • Remote PSx: Appendectomy, no shoulder/neck/ortho surgeries Social History • Recently retired military - Now working as govt contractor (desk job) - But real passion is woodworking/carpentry • Enjoys sports, plays rec softball, occasional basketball when he...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-musculoskeletal-sports-medicine.pdf

2019 FMX Nephrologic Handouts

...Past Medical History •Hypertension •Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus •Hyperlipidemia •CKD stage 3aA1 (Cr baseline 1.3 with eGFR of 46 mL/min/1.73m2) 6 Tina’s CKD Stage: Medications •Aspirin 81mg •Lantus 20u QHS •Metformin 1000mg BID •Simvastatin 10mg daily •Metoprolol...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-nephrologic.pdf

2019 FMX Pain Handouts

...• 60 year old male with chronic back pain x 10 years, HTN, BMI 27 • New to the area - wants to establish with you • No recent imaging • Current Medications - without change x years • Hydrocodone‐Acet 10‐325 mg - 2 tablets qid • Fentanyl patch 25 mcg/hour - every 3 days •...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-pain.pdf

2019 FMX Pediatrics Handouts

...Pediatric Hypertension: Never Too Early to Start (CME177‐178) Practical Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization in the Office Update (CME183‐184) Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Use Prevention in Adolescents: How to Snuff Out the Smoking (CME193‐194) Type 1 Diabetes: Where Does...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-pediatrics.pdf

2019 FMX Practice Management Handouts

...- intensive behavioral counseling to promote a healthy diet for adults with hyperlipidemia, hypertension, advancing age, and other known risk factors for cardiovascular- and diet-related chronic disease. G0447: Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) for Obesity • CMS covers...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-practice-management.pdf

2019 FMX Psychogenic Handouts

...- Tuberculosis - Septic pulmonary emboli - Bullous emphysema - Foreign body granulomatosis - Pulmonary edema (opioids) - Pulmonary hypertension (stimulants) Consider Secondary Complications • Cardiovascular - Endocarditis - Septic emboli - Cardiomyopathy - Dysrhythmias -...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-psychogenic.pdf

2019 FMX Public Health Handouts

...Hypertension Poll Question 1 An asymptomatic 70-year-old woman takes ramipril 10 mg daily for longstanding hypertension without target organ damage. As she is anxious about taking her blood pressure in the office, a 24- hour ambulatory BP monitor was done. The results are as...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-public-health.pdf

2019 FMX Respiratory Handouts

...Treatment Plans: Comorbidities • Cardiovascular Disease • Heart Failure • Atrial Fibrillation • Hypertension • Osteoporosis • Anxiety and Depression • Diabetes • Impaired cognitive function 29 Treatment Plans: End of Life Care • COPD as third most common cause of death • A...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-respiratory.pdf

2019 FMX Women's Health Handouts

...Let’s practice! • 37 year old P3 with hypertension. Blood pressure today 145/85. Wants to re- start combined oral contraceptives (COCs) (MEC 3). - Elicit patient preferences - Personalize counseling on risks and benefits - Interactively establish a plan Individualized decision...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-womens-health.pdf

2019 Handouts

Aug 27, 2019 - View handouts from the 2019 AAFP FMX.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/cme/handouts.html

2019 National Conference Poster Presentations

...age groups and demographics, and can involve a wide range of underlying causes. Patient "AL" is a 39-year-old AAF with PMHx of ESRD on HD and HTN, who presented to our inpatient service with persistent dysphagia and a hard, swollen tongue. These symptoms had progressed despite...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/nc19-poster-winners.pdf

2019-20 AFP Podcast Team -- American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2019 - The AFP Podcast is a discussion of the key evidence-based learning points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and other features.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast-2019-20.html

2175.pdf

...Cardiovascular: hypertension Neurologic: tumors may develop in the brain, on cranial nerves, or on the spinal cord Orthopedic: enlargement and deformation of bones, scoliosis Prader-Willi syndrome Dermatologic: leg edema or ulceration, lesions on head and anterior legs from...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0615/p2175.pdf

515.pdf

...Decongestants Oral: agitation, anorexia, dysrhythmia, dystonic reactions, headache, hypertension, irritability, nausea, palpitations, seizure, sleeplessness, tachycardia, vomiting Topical: drying of nasal membranes, nosebleeds, rebound nasal congestion Dextromethorphan...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p515.pdf

56.pdf

...In adults, obesity is strongly associated with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, osteo- arthritis, gout, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease, and biliary tract disease.4 There is also a strong association between obesity and cancers of the colon, breast (in postmeno- pausal women),...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/p56.pdf

6 Easy Steps to Low-Cost Electronic Medical Record -- Family Practice Management

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Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0500/p33.pdf

659.pdf

...9. Ananth CV, Savitz DA, Williams MA. Placental abruption and its associa- tion with hypertension and prolonged rupture of membranes: a meth- odologic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 1996;88:309-18. 10. Gonen R, Hannah ME, Milligan JE. Does prolonged preterm premature...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/p659.pdf

669.pdf

...Midlife to late-life onset; associated with risk factors such as hypertension and coronary artery disease Fatigue, exertional and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and peripheral edema Decreased DLCO, predominantly used to exclude other diagnoses Tuberculosis Onset at any age;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/p669.pdf

93.pdf

...Pressure in Pregnancy defined four categories of hypertension in pregnancy: chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, and preeclamp- sia superimposed on chronic hypertension.1 Chronic Hypertension Chronic hypertension is defined as a blood pressure measurement...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/p93.pdf

A brief Look Over Portugal’s Primary Care Health System

...• 10 min with the nurse + 15 min the doctor • Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, under hypocoagulation therapy Non-presential Appointments • Medication prescription, bureaucratic issues What types of appointments exist? Patient Scheduled Appointment General...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/press-events/intnl-symposium/ICS-Portugal.pdf

A Burning Red Rash

October 15, 2017: Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/p543.pdf

A Burning Red Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2017 - A man presented with a painful rash that began on his left chest and spread to his left back. There are no lesions anywhere else on his body.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/p543.html

A Common Sense Approach to Perioperative Evaluation - Editorials - American Family ...

Nov 15, 2002 - ...on possible previous or current coronary artery disease (CAD), diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure (CHF), vascular disease, and hypertension, all of which are markers of a long-term adverse prognosis. Physical examination, simple laboratory tests, such as hematocrit, renal...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1115/p1824.html

A Critical Review of Periodic Health Screening Using Specific Screening Criteria Frame ...

...Smoking 35,000 (pl Hypertension f 5,000 (pl lschem ic Heart Disease 2,800 (pl Rheumatic Heart Disease 170 (p) Stroke 102 {DR } Tuberculosis 80 {p) Lung Cancer 26 (l) Brain Tumors 12 tl) Chronic Obstruc- tive Pulmonary Disease* 10.6 (DR) f = lncidence P= prevalence DR =...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/cfhm/classicsfamilymedicine/CritRevPeriodicHealthScreening.pdf

A Different Look at Corticosteroids - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - Systemic corticosteroids have been used in the treatment of numerous medical conditions for approximately 50 years. Short-acting products such as hydrocortisone are the least potent. Prednisone and methylprednisolone, which are intermediate-acting products, are four to five times more ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p443.html

A Fundamental Asset in Health Care: Valuing Family Physicians

...when it comes to conditions that tend to be underpaid according to the models they developed, which include asthma, obesity, and hypertension. Fifield J, Forrest DD, Martin-Peele M, et al. A randomized, controlled trial of implementing the patient-centered medical home model in...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/fam_med/ValuingFamMed.pdf

A Fundamental Asset in Health Care: Valuing Family Physicians

...when it comes to conditions that tend to be underpaid according to the models they developed, which include asthma, obesity, and hypertension. Fifield J, Forrest DD, Martin-Peele M, et al. A randomized, controlled trial of implementing the patient-centered medical home model in...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/Valuing-FPs.pdf

A Fungating Lesion on the Tongue - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2016 - A man with a history of tobacco and alcohol use presented with a lesion on his tongue that he first noticed six months earlier as small red dots.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/p599.html

A Hearing Problem - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2002 - This brief vignette raises questions about the biopsychosocial aspects of presbycusis. The answers to these questions can help guide clinical strategies for patients with hearing loss and their family members.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0901/p911.html

A Multiple-Service Rule for E/M Services -- FPM

Jun 1, 2008 - A simple rule change could improve access and quality of care while reducing inequities between compensation for E/M services and for procedures.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/p9.html

A New View of Occult and Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - Occult gastrointestinal bleeding usually is discovered when fecal occult blood test results are positive or iron deficiency anemia is detected. Fecal occult blood testing methods vary, but all have limited sensitivity and specificity. The initial work-up for occult bleeding typically ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/p875.html

A New View of Occult and Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding -- American Family Physician

...tion material into bleeding vessels. Complica- tions from vasopressin injection have included myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, hypertension, and unintended thrombosis of arteries other than the target lesion.2 Medical therapies are one of the few options available for diffuse...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/p875.pdf

A Palmar Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1999 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0301/p1259.html

A Pelvic Mass - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1999 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1919.html

A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia - American Family Physician

May 1, 2003 - Hypercalcemia is a disorder commonly encountered by primary care physicians. The diagnosis often is made incidentally in asymptomatic patients. Clinical manifestations affect the neuromuscular, gastrointestinal, renal, skeletal, and cardiovascular systems. The most common causes of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p1959.html

A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia - American Family Physician

...result- ing from hypercalciuria. Other renal effects include dehydration and nephrocalcinosis. Cardiovascular effects include hypertension, vascular calcification, and a shortened QT interval on the electrocardiogram. Cardiac arrhythmias are rare. Bone pain can occur in patients...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p1959.pdf

A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse

...There is increasing recognition of the similarities between substance use disorders and other common chronic illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes mellitus.8 Like those illnesses, substance use disorders can be identified early when there have been fewer sequelae and when less...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p113.pdf

A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2013 - Substance misuse is common among patients in primary care settings. Although it has a substantial health impact, physicians report low levels of preparedness to identify and assist patients with substance use disorders. An effective approach to office-based treatment includes a coherent...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p113.html

A Refresher on medical Necessity -- Family Practice Management

...pain. Then you would ask about the patient’s past medical history to identify potential risk factors for coronary artery disease such as hypertension or dyslipidemia. You would also ask about family history of cardiovascular dis- ease and perform a social history to determine if the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0700/p28.pdf

A Refresher on Medical Necessity -- FPM

Aug 1, 2006 - Reviewing the rules and examining your coding practices can decrease denials and help you get paid.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0700/p28.html

A Simple Approach to Shared Decision Making in Cancer Screening -- FPM

Jun 1, 2017 - When screening decisions aren't clear, this process can help you help your patients.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0500/p5.html

A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests

...pulmonary involvement, dermatomyositis/polymyositis, inflammatory bowel disease, interstitial lung disease (early), primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, Wegener granulomatosis (also called granulomatosis with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/p359.pdf

A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests - American Family...

Mar 1, 2014 - Office-based pulmonary function testing, also known as spirometry, is a powerful tool for primary care physicians to diagnose and manage respiratory problems. An obstructive defect is indicated by a low forced expiratory volume in one second/forced vital capacity (FEV1/FVC) ratio, which...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/p359.html

A Swollen Thumb - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2014 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p663.html

A Systematic Approach to Managing Warfarin Doses -- FPM

May 1, 2005 - The article offers a systematic approach for the management of anticoagulation and adjustment of warfarin doses.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p77.html

A Team-Based Care Model that Improves Job Satisfaction

...Hypertension control Median time to new appointment New patient appts made in two business days New patient appointments 10 | FPM | March/April 2018 www.aafp.org/fpm support the model. A local market disrup- tor began offering significantly higher MA wages, we were not...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p6.pdf

A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p6.html

A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - The article offers an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, based on the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7), and includes an encounter form to aid physicians ...

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p79.html

A Tool for Evaluating Patients with a Knee Injury -- FPM

Mar 1, 2005 - The article is part of the Point-of-Care Guides series and provides an evidence-based encounter form for use with patients who present with knee injury.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0300/p67.html

A Tool For Evaluating Patients With Cold Symptoms -- FPM

Oct 1, 2004 - The article describes an encounter form that can improve documentation of visits for patients with cold symptoms and reduce the amount of time spent documenting, which sometimes can take longer than the visit itself.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/p53.html

A Widened Mediastinum - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2001 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/p1237.html

AACE Releases Guidelines for Menopausal Hormone Therapy

...preference and prior experience. However, the transder- mal route is recommended for certain clinical situations, such as in women with hypertension, hypertriglyc- eridemia, and an increased risk of cholelithiasis, and possibly to reduce the risk of thromboembolic disease. AACE...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p864.pdf

AACE Releases Guidelines for Menopausal Hormone Therapy - Practice Guidelines - ...

Nov 1, 2012 - Menopause is diagnosed in women who have not had menses for one year. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) convened a task force to review available evidence on therapies for menopausal symptoms. The task force's guidelines include recommendations for prescribing...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p864.html

AAFP ACTPCMD Sept 6

...have a family physician as their usual source of care (Health Affairs 28, no. 2 (2009)). For example, if the 21 million people with hypertension had a family physician or general internist as their usual source of care, it could save as much as $14.5 billion per year in health care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/TS-ChallengeForSmallMedicalPractices-070809.pdf

AAFP ACTPCMD Sept 6

...have a family physician as their usual source of care (Health Affairs 28, no. 2 (2009)). For example, if the 21 million people with hypertension had a family physician or general internist as their usual source of care, it could save as much as $14.5 billion per year in health care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/TS-CommittSmallBusiness-ChallengeForSmallMedicalPractices-070809.pdf

AAFP ACTPCMD Sept 6

...have a family physician as their usual source of care (Health Affairs 28, no. 2 (2009)). For example, if the 21 million people with hypertension had a family physician or general internist as their usual source of care, it could save as much as $14.5 billion per year in health care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/TS-House-SmallPractices-070809.pdf

AAFP Affirms Value of New Cholesterol Management Guideline

Mar 20, 2019 - The AAFP recently gave its affirmation of value designation to a cholesterol management guideline jointly developed by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190320acc-ahacholguidln.html

AAFP and ACP Publish Recommendations on Diagnosis and Management of VTE - Practice ...

Oct 15, 2007 - Recommendations on diagnosis and management of venous throm-boembolism (VTE) have been published by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians (ACP).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1015/p1225.html

AAFP Backs Breastfeeding, Lactation for Medical Trainees

Jun 26, 2019 - The AAFP has updated its policy supporting breastfeeding and lactation accommodations for medical trainees, which other medical organizations plan to use as model policy for their members.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190626breastfeedpolicy.html

AAFP Calls on NHLBI to Release Long-awaited Clinical Practice Guidelines

Sep 3, 2013 - In a recent letter to National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) director Gary Gibbons, M.D., AAFP Board Chair Glen Stream, M.D., M.B.I., of Spokane, Wash., voiced concern regarding the NHLBI's decision to stop issuing clinical practice guidelines and focus instead only on ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20130903nhlbiguidelinesltr.html

AAFP Cardiovascular CME Course in St. Louis, MO -- CME

Nov 25, 2019 - The AAFP cardiology conference in St. Louis, MO takes place July 8-11, 2020. Learn evidence-based CME to prevent, treat, and manage risk of cardiovascular conditions.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/cardiovascular-live/st-louis.html

AAFP Care of Cardiovascular Conditions Self-Study Online Package – 2nd Edition

mprove patient satisfaction while learning the latest required updates, focusing on the treatment of cardiovascular disease, and gain knowledge you can immediately apply in practice. All your self-study materials in a small, convenient video package. Includes online access to ...

Member Price $595.00

Nonmember Price $775.00

Catalog

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AAFP Care of Cardiovascular Conditions Self-Study Online Premium Package – 2nd Edition

Best Value! Improve patient satisfaction while learning the latest required updates, focusing on the treatment of cardiovascular disease, and gain knowledge you can immediately apply in practice. All your self-study materials in a small, convenient video package. Includes online access,...

Member Price $695.00

Nonmember Price $875.00

Catalog

https://nf.aafp.org/shop/self-study/aafp-care-of-cardiovascular-conditions-self-study-online-premium-package-2nd-edition

AAFP Child and Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project - Final Report

...simultaneously (e.g., adult immunizations, diabetes, hypertension, breastfeeding, childhood obesity) Practice Recognition Recognition items, as described in the application, were mailed to all participating practices. A list of the selected practices and results will be...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions-final-report.pdf

AAFP Chronic Diseases CME Course in Hilton Head Island, SC -- CME

Nov 15, 2019 - Learn the latest on chronic conditions at the AAFP Care of Chronic Conditions live, evidence-based CME course in Hilton Head Island, SC, Sept 9-12, 2020.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/chronic-conditions-live/hilton-head-island.html

AAFP Chronology

AAFP Chronology

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/cfhm/factsonfile/AAFPChronology.pdf

AAFP Decides to Not Endorse AHA/ACC Hypertension Guideline

Dec 12, 2017 - After a rigorous review, the AAFP has chosen to not endorse the recent hypertension guideline from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and nine other health professional organizations.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20171212notendorseaha-accgdlne.html

AAFP Delivers Useful Clinical Resources for 2018

Jan 3, 2018 - The AAFP offered a wide range of clinical recommendations and resources throughout 2017 -- including practice guidelines, immunization guidance and preventive services recommendations -- that members can use in 2018 and beyond.

AAFP News : Member Resources and Tools for 2018

https://www.aafp.org/news/resources-tools-2018/20180103yir-clinical.html

AAFP Elderly Care CME Course in Vail, CO -- CME

Dec 4, 2019 - The AAFP Geriatric Medicine CME course in Vail, CO, features relevant, evidence-based information you can apply directly to your practice.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/geriatrics-live/vail.html

AAFP Endorses ACP Guideline on Managing Acute, Recurrent Gout

Jun 16, 2017 - The AAFP recently endorsed the American College of Physicians' evidence-based guideline on managing acute and recurrent gout.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170616acpgoutgdline.html

AAFP Events, Courses, and CME Conferences

Oct 5, 2015 - Explore AAFP events, including CME courses, board review courses, KSAs, FMX, National Conference, and other family medicine and primary care conferences.

Events

https://www.aafp.org/events.html

AAFP Events, Courses, and CME Conferences

Oct 5, 2015 - Explore AAFP events, including CME courses, board review courses, KSAs, FMX, National Conference, and other family medicine and primary care conferences.

Events

https://www.aafp.org/events.allByMonth.html

AAFP Events, Courses, and CME Conferences

Oct 5, 2015 - Explore AAFP events, including CME courses, board review courses, KSAs, FMX, National Conference, and other family medicine and primary care conferences.

Events

https://www.aafp.org/events.2020.html

AAFP Family Medicine CME Course in Atlanta, GA -- CME

Nov 25, 2019 - Explore the latest advancements in family medicine to improve patient care at the AAFP Family Medicine Update CME course in Atlanta, GA, June 23-27, 2020.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/fm-update-live/atlanta.html

AAFP Family Medicine CME Course in Las Vegas, NV -- CME

Dec 3, 2019 - Explore the latest advancements in family medicine to improve patient care at the AAFP Family Medicine Update CME course in Las Vegas, NV, November 10-14, 2020.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/fm-update-live/las-vegas.html

AAFP Foundation FMPC Awards Booklet

AAFP Foundation FMPC Awards Booklet

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/what-were-doing/awards-grants/fmpc/FMPCAwardsBooklet.pdf

AAFP Foundation FMPC Awards Booklet

AAFP Foundation FMPC Awards Booklet

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/FMPC/FMPCAwardsBooklet.pdf

AAFP Foundation Grant Provides Hope for Patients of Volunteers in Medicine Clinic

May 10, 2011 - It's known as the Treasure Coast, and, for many of its residents, the Atlantic coast of Florida is a paradise. But for others, the area's economic decline has led to job losses and strained financial circumstances.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20110510scvimclinic.html

AAFP Gives Qualified Endorsement to Guideline on Reducing Cardiovascular Risk With ...

Aug 25, 2014 - The AAFP has given its qualified endorsement to an American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association guideline on reducing cardiovascular risk in adults through lifestyle management.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140825endorselifemgmt.html

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2011

...disease. The visit must be furnished in settings such as physicians’ offices. During these visits, providers may screen for hypertension and promote a healthy diet as part of an overall initiative to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in the United States. This coverage...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2011/GR-Weekly-November-11.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2012

...On February 22, CMS announced the agency identified an error related to the submission of Measure #235 ―Hypertension: Plan of Care‖ for the 2012 Physician Quality Reporting System. This measure was associated with G-codes that were inadvertently inactive due to an error found on the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2012/GR-Weekly-March-2.pdf

AAFP Internal Medicine CME Course in Phoenix, AZ -- CME

Nov 18, 2019 - Earn CME, provide better care for adult patients, and directly apply knowledge in practice. Attend the AAFP’s Adult Medicine live course in Phoenix, AZ.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/internal-live/phoenix1.html

AAFP Internal Medicine livestream courses spanning 12 weeks -- CME

Oct 2, 2019 - Earn live CME credits and maximize your patient care with the AAFP’s Adult Medicine livestream spanning 12 weeks.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/internal-live/livestream.html

AAFP Issues Atrial Fibrillation Drug Therapy Guideline

Jun 5, 2017 - The AAFP recently released an updated version of its clinical practice guideline on the pharmacologic management of atrial fibrillation.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170605afibguideline.html

AAFP Letter in Support of HR 1318: The Preventing Maternal Deaths Act - April 19, 2018

...because family physicians play an important role in providing pre- and postnatal care for women. Research indicates that preeclampsia and hypertension are leading causes of maternal mortality and contribute to infant mortality. Despite advances in medicine and public health, America...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-SupportHR1318-PreventingMaternalDeaths-041918.pdf

AAFP Letter in Support of Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) - April ...

...adult intimate partner violence (IPV) finds that victims of domestic violence are at increased risk for heart disease, obesity, stroke, hypertension, cervical cancer, chronic pain including arthritis, neck and back pain, and asthma. IPV also contributes to mental health conditions...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-RepsBassFitzpatrick-VAWAReAuth-040219.pdf

AAFP Letter Responding to the 2019 Marketplace Proposed Rule - November 21, 2017

...specialists provide a wide variety of clinical services. They treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with depression, adults with hypertension, and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. With a focus on prevention, primary care, and overall care coordination, they treat...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-2019MarketplaceProposedRuleEHBs-112117.pdf

AAFP Letter Responding to the 2019 Part C and Part D Proposed Rule - January 16, 2018

...primary care provide a wide variety of clinical services. They treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with depression, adults with hypertension, and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. With a focus on prevention, primary care, and overall care coordination, they treat...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2019MAPDP-011618.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on QPP Episode-Based Cost Measurment - April 24, 2017

...a patient with diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease to be assigned to only one of those diagnoses, to all of them in proportion, or should we develop a chronic condition episode specific to the management of patients with diabetes, hypertension and coronary artery...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-Episode-Payment-042417.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on the 2018 Quality Payment Program Final Rule with Comment Period -...

...specialists provide a wide variety of clinical services. They treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with depression, adults with hypertension, and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. With a focus on prevention, primary care, and overall care coordination, they treat...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2018FinalQPP-121917.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS with Final Comments on the 2019 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee ...

...Two or more self- limited or minor problems One stable chronic illness, eg, well controlled hypertension, non- insulin dependent diabetes, cataract, BPH Acute uncomplicated illness or injury, eg, cystitis, allergic rhinitis, simple sprain Physiologic tests not under stress, eg,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2019ProposedMPFS-090618.pdf

AAFP Letter to FDA on Regulatory Requirements - December 6, 2017

...specialists provide a wide variety of clinical services. They treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with depression, adults with hypertension, and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. With a focus on prevention, primary care, and overall care coordination, they treat...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/administrative/LT-FDA-Regulations-120617.pdf

AAFP Letter to FDA Opioid Policy Steering Committee - January 16, 2018

...are trained to deliver comprehensive primary care. They treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with depression, adults with hypertension, and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. With a focus on prevention, primary care, and overall care coordination, they treat illnesses...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-FDA-OpioidPolicySteeringCommittee-011618.pdf

AAFP Letter to HHS Regarding Proposed Rules on Contraceptives - November 29, 2017

...physicians provide clinical care across the lifespan and treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with depression, adults with hypertension, and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. With a focus on prevention, primary care, and overall care coordination, they treat...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HHS-MoralReligiousExemptionsContraceptives-112917.pdf

AAFP Letter to the CDC on Opioid Gudeline - January 13, 2016

AAFP letter to the CDC regarding Proposed 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-CDC-OpioidGuideline011516.pdf

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