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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/Dementia-Clinical-Practice-Guideline.pdf

16-Year-Old Patients: Make Sure They Receive Their Annual Well Visit and Vaccinations

...Dear Colleague: August 1, 2019 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College Health Association (ACHA), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Society for...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/hops19-colleague-letter-sixteen.pdf

1997-98 Application Form

...2017 AAFP VACCINE SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP Deadline: April 3, 2017 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has two vaccine science fellowship positions available for family physicians. The fellows will work with mentors to become more knowledgeable about vaccine science and...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccine-science-fellowship-application.pdf

20 Best Practices for Adolescent Immunization

...As a family physician, you can have a tremendous influence on the health of your adolescent patients by talking to them and their parents about the importance of recommended vaccinations and emphasizing that immunization is necessary to prevent infection and disease throughout their...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/adolescent-immunizations-summit/best-practices.pdf

2009 H1N1 Influenza and Pregnancy -- 5 Years Later

...n engl j med 371;15 nejm.org october 9, 2014 PERSPECTIVE 2009 H1N1 Influenza and Pregnancy - 5 Years Later Sonja A. Rasmussen, M.D., and Denise J. Jamieson, M.D., M.P.H. In April 2009, a novel influen-za A virus, now referred to as influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus (2009 H1N1), was...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/Rasmussen1009Persp.pdf

2012 Medicare Benefits Tobacco Cessation Counseling

...Tobacco Cessation Counseling - 2012 Medicare Benefits Type of Benefit Standard Part B Benefit Preventive Service Qualifying Medicare Patients 1. A patient who uses tobacco and has been diagnosed with a recognized tobacco-related disease or who exhibits symptoms...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/TobaccoCounseling2012.pdf

2013 Tar Wars Student Contest Winners -- Tar Wars

Jul 11, 2014 - View last year's winners of the Tar Wars student poster and video contests.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/tobacco-nicotine/tar-wars/winners/past-year.html

2014 Tar Wars Student Contest Winners -- Tar Wars

Jul 9, 2014 - View recent winners of the Tar Wars student poster and video contests.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/tobacco-nicotine/tar-wars/winners.html

2014-2015 Letter to

Recommendation of influenza vaccine to pregnant patients.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/providers-letter-pregnant-2014.pdf

2015 Minority Health Month

Apr 7, 2015 - Minority patients are disproportionately affected by a number of chronic conditions. During National Minority Health Month, the AAFP is promoting health equity by highlighting chronic disease management resources for you and your patients.

Patient Care : Campaign Landing Pages

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/inform/minority-health-month.html

2015-2016 Mini-Grant Recipients -- Tobacco and Nicotine

Sep 1, 2016 -

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/tobacco-nicotine/mini-grant/recipients.html

2018 Adolescent Immunization Best Practices Summit -- Wrap-Up Report

...The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Adolescent Immunization Best Practices Summit was held July 14-15, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri. It focused on ways that family physicians use evidence-based interventions and system changes to improve immunization rates among...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/adolescent-immunizations-summit/wrap-up.pdf

2019 AAFP Chapter Health Equity Planning Grants

...AAFP Chapter Health Equity Planning Grants To apply for a Health Equity Planning Grant, please complete the following application and email to Kevin Kovach, the AAFP’s Population Health Manager, at kkovach@aafp.org. Chapter Name: ___________________...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/health_equity/hops19-health-equity-planning-grant.pdf

2019 AAFP Health Equity Fellowship

Apr 11, 2019 - The 2019-20 AAFP Health Equity Fellowship is designed to develop family physicians into leaders who have subject matter expertise in the social, institutional, and cultural influences that impact health.

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/health-equity-fellowship.html

2019 AAFP Vaccine Science Fellowship

Feb 22, 2019 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has two vaccine science fellowship positions available for family physicians.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/immunizations/vaccine-fellowship.html

2019 AAFP Vaccine Science Fellowship

...2019 AAFP VACCINE SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP Deadline: March 22, 2019 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has two vaccine science fellowship positions available for family physicians. The selected fellows will work with mentors to become more familiar about vaccine science and...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/hops19-vaccine-fellowship-eligibility.pdf

2019 Recommendations of the AMA Opioid Task Force

...© 2019 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. AMA Opioid Task Force issues new recommendations to urge policymakers to protect patients’ access to evidence-based treatment, remove barriers to comprehensive pain care The AMA Opioid Task Force is comprised of...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/hops19-ama-opioid-recs.pdf

2019 Vaccine Science Fellowship Travel Schedule

...AAFP VACCINE SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP Travel Schedule April 1, 2019-March 31, 2020 1 **2019 Vaccine Science Fellows could attend three (3) ACIP meetings, depending on funding*** PLEASE NOTE: This is a tentative schedule. Additional meetings may be added. DATES MEETING April 1,...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/hops19-vaccine-fellow-timeline.pdf

3 Day Survival Kit Checklist

...preparedness checklists A basic survival kit includes necessities for at least 72 hours following an emergency. Three-day survival kit checklist Kit last updated ___________________________ Basic kits should include the following supplies: Essentials Water, one gallon...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/disaster/personal-prep/3-day-checklist.pdf

A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counceling and Testing

Studies of HCV testing of people born from 1945 to 1965, and linking them to care and treatment, have found this strategy to be cost effective. One-time testing is estimated to identify 800,000 infections and, with linkage to care and

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/hepc-counselingandtesting-publichealth.pdf

A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing

Studies of HCV testing of people born from 1945 to 1965, and linking them to care and treatment, have found this strategy to be cost effective. One-time testing is estimated to identify 800,000 infections and, with linkage to care and treatment, to avert more than 120,000 HCV-related ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/hepc-counselingandtesting-primarycare.pdf

A Guide to Tobacco Cessation Group Visits

...1 a guide to tobacco cessation group visits Table of Contents What Are Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Why Offer Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Preparing for a Tobacco...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/group-visit-guide.pdf

A Guide to Tobacco Cesssation Group Visits

Group visits include a group educational session plus most components of individual visits, including one-onone medical evaluations conducted by a physician or nurse practitioner.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/GrpVisitGuide2012.pdf

A Guidebook to the Health Equity Curricular Toolkit

...STARFIELD II HEALTH EQUITY SUMMIT PRIMARY CARE’S ROLE IN ACHIEVING HEALTH EQUITY A guidebook to the HEALTH EQUITY CURRICULAR TOOLKIT Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. Martin Luther King Jr. Chicago, 1966...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-he-guidebook.pdf

A National Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care

At the AHRQ-funded Collaborative Care Research Network Research Development Conference in Denver in October 2009, key national leaders took major steps toward establishing a research agenda for collaborative care among primary care and mental health clinicians. This set of three ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/kessler-frameworkccmetrics-2011.pdf

A National Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care

At the AHRQ-funded Collaborative Care Research Network Research Development Conference in Denver in October 2009, key national leaders took major steps toward establishing a research agenda for collaborative care among primary care and mental health clinicians. This set of three ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/peek-collaborativecarelexicon-2011.pdf

A National Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care

...A National Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care Papers From the Collaborative Care Research Network Re- search Development Conference AHRQ is the lead Federal agency charged with supporting research designed to improve the quality of health care, reduce its cost, address patient...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/miller-est-research-agenda-CC-AHRQ-2011.pdf

A Note About Clinical Preventive Service Recommendations -- Clinical Recommendation

May 30, 2018 - Read about the development of clinical preventive service recommendations, and a list of AAFP recommendations that differ from the USPSTF.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/aafp-uspstf.html

A preliminary taxonomy of medical errors in family practice

This medical error taxonomy, developed from self-reports of errors observed by family physicians during their routine clinical practice, emphasizes problems in healthcare processes and acknowledges medical errors arising from shortfalls in clinical knowledge and skills. Patient safety ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/doveyprelimtaxonomy.pdf

A Team-based Approach to Integrating Cost-of-medication Conversations Into Primary Care

...Appendix B One Pager A Team-based Approach to Integrating Cost-of-medication Conversations into Primary Care Principal Investigator: Jennifer Carroll, MD, MPH Co-Principal Investigator: Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH Funder: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with Avalere...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/cost-of-medication.pdf

A Toolkit to Improve the Treatment of CA-MRSA

To assist physicians, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed a clinical algorithm for outpatient management of skin and soft issue infections in the era of CA-MRSA. For nonpurulent lesions, the algorithm recommends antibiotics that cover Streptococcus spp or ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/StewartCAMRSAfpm.pdf

AAFP Adolescent Immunization Best Practices Summit

May 17, 2018 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is recruiting 10 family physicians for the Adolescent Immunization Best Practices Summit.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/immunizations/imms-summit.html

AAFP Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project

Sep 25, 2015 - Learn about the AAFP's Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project, including project highlights, outcomes, and sustainable strategies to increase adolescent vaccines.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/immunizations/office-champs/immunizations-office-champions-adolescent.html

AAFP Adult Immunization Office Champions Data Collection Form

...INFLUENZA: (Annual one dose Influenza Vaccination during the flu season) Recommended for All Adults Patients 19 years and older NUMERATOR: All Adults Patients 19 years and older included in the denominator who have received influenza vaccine for the current flu season. DENOMINATOR: All...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions/data-collection-form.pdf

AAFP Adult Immunization Practice Information Survey

...1. On a scale from 1 (never) to 10 (always), rate how often a family physician in your practice gives a Strong Recommendation to an adult patient for vaccines. never always 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2. Do you currently use any of the following immunization resources in your...

Patient Care

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

AAFP Child and Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project

Sep 5, 2014 - Learn more about the AAFP Child and Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project and access a report of the key project findings.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/immunizations/office-champs/immunizations-office-champions.html

AAFP Child and Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project - Final Report

...1 American Academy of Family Physicians Child and Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project Final Report Revised September 3, 2014 This project was supported by an educational grant from Merck and Co., Inc. 2 Project...

Patient Care

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

AAFP Chronic Pain Management Toolkit

Jun 9, 2016 - Access exclusive tools and resources to help your patients manage pain and combat opioid abuse.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/pain-opioids/cpm-toolkit.html

AAFP Clinical Policies

Apr 21, 2016 - AAFP Clinical Policies. View AAFP recommendations and clinical practice guidelines by type.

Patient Care : Browse

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/browse/type.tag-aafp-clinical-policies.html

AAFP Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations -- Clinical Recommendation

Apr 19, 2018 - Access information on the AAFP's review of Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations developed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/aafp-cps.html

AAFP Endorsement of Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines Developed by External ...

Jun 11, 2012 - Read about how the AAFP develops Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/endorsed.html

AAFP METRIC with PEF Quality Improvement Program Evaluation -- National Research ...

Mar 3, 2015 - Read a description of the AAFP METRIC and PEF quality improvement programs study and view objectives, timeline, status and contact information.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/studies/all/metric.html

AAFP National Research Network (NRN)

Jun 12, 2018 - Discover AAFP's National Research Network, a resource for primary care research in practice-based settings.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn.html

AAFP NRN Newsletter -- National Research Network

Feb 19, 2019 - x

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/news.html

AAFP NRN Recently Awarded Projects -- National Research Network Studies

Feb 27, 2018 - AAFP NRN Recently Awarded Projects

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/studies/all/recentlyawarded.html

AAFP NRN Staff and Committees -- National Research Network

Jun 12, 2018 - Read the biographies and find contact information for AAFP NRN staff and advisory group members.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/staff.html

AAFP Policies on Health Equity Issues

Apr 6, 2017 -

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/discrimination-policies.html

AAFP Reimagining Ask and Act Office Champions Project Application

...Applicant name: __________________________________________________________________________________________ Direct phone number: _____________________________________ Direct email: _______________________________________ AAFP Member Name _____________...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/hops19-ask-act-mini-grants.pdf

AAFP Smoking Cessation Resources

Nov 2, 2018 - The AAFP supports the Great American Smokeout by offering physician resources to help patients quit smoking.

Patient Care : Campaign Landing Pages

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/inform/gaso.html

AAFP Triage Protocol for Suspected Influenza Infection

The purpose of this protocol is to assist clinicians in managing the expected surge of patients during seasonal influenza outbreaks. Clinical judgment is an important factor in the decision to initiate antiviral therapy for influenza.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/influenza/triage-antiviral-flowchart.pdf

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