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Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine 2021

CME : 45.75 +1
Start Date :  Mar 08 - 2021 End Date :  Mar 13 - 2021

Organized by :   Harvard Medical School (HMS)

Specialities :   Geriatrics, Family Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, General and Internal Medicine, Primary Care

Conference Summary

Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine 2021 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS). This Online CME Course will be held from Mar 08 - 13, 2021.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education:
The Harvard Medical School assigns this CME activity for a maximum of 45.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians will be able to claim the credit commensurate based on the extent of their participation in this activity.

American Board Of Internal Medicine:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which involves participation in the evaluation component, allows the participant to earn up to 45.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

Risk Management:
The AAFP has reviewed Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine and considered it acceptable for up to 45.75 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed credit. The term of Approval is from 03/08/2021 to 03/13/2021. Physicians should challenge only the credit equivalent with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Comprehensive 2021 Update on Office-Based Primary Care Medicine

Taught Online by Harvard Medical School's Leading Clinical Faculty

Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies.

Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine affords extensive reviews of the most significant and recent advances impacting primary care medicine and guidance to understand these innovations into practice for state-of-the-art care. Education is practical and results-focused, designed to help you optimize your strategy to the wide array of conditions seen in primary care practice.

Lectures, interactive discussions, and skills advancement workshops are taught by nationally and internationally recognized leaders in their respective fields of medicine.

2021 Updates and Skills Development:
This year’s lectures and workshops are fully updated with a focus on the most important clinical challenges affecting the practice of primary care medicine in 2021. Comprehensive updates of all aspects of COVID-19 will be provided. Highlights are summarized below.

Best practices for treating challenging conditions
• Updates for treating COVID-19
• Optimizing primary care for patients of color
• Guidelines for hypertension and lipid care
• Practical pointers for treating diabetes
• Updates on screening for breast, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancer
• Congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, and atrial fibrillation
• Challenging women's health cases
• Menopause management and treatment of osteoporosis
• Update on treating headaches
• Updates in men's health
• "Can't-miss" diagnoses
• Chronic cough
• Assessing and treating addictions
• Challenging rheumatology cases
• Chronic kidney disease management
• Sleep disorders: insomnia and sleep apnea
• Pre-op cardiac and pulmonary consultation

The latest evidence-based treatments and guidelines
• Using the novel anticoagulants
• COPD and solitary pulmonary nodule guidelines
• Hepatitis C and NASH
• Treating obesity: new medications, lifestyle medicine interventions, surgery
• Top primary care articles
• Complementary and integrative medicine
• Antibiotics in office practice
• Update on thyroid problems
• Common eye problems
• Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses
• Optimal pain management: opioids and non-opioids
• Motivational interviewing
• Functional assessment of the geriatric patient

Practice tips from world-renowned experts
• Telemedicine and virtual care
• Current approaches to anemia
• Diagnosis and treatment of cognitive impairment
• Challenging cases of electrolyte abnormalities
• Patient information handouts that are relevant to your practice

Education to improve your physical exam skills and use of diagnostic tools
• Evaluating lower back pain
• Hands-on evaluation of knee pain
• Physical examination of the hand, elbow, and shoulder
• Evaluation of peripheral neuropathy
• Dermatology update
• Interpreting ECGs
• Radiology: choosing the best test

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this CME webinar, attendees will be able to:
• Present state-of-the-art care to patients with a wide range of general internal medicine problems
• Employ up-to-date screening recommendations for cervical, breast, colon, prostate, and lung cancer
• Deliver state-of-the-art care to diabetic patients
• Manage chronic pain effectively, with and without opioids
• Support patients with obesity more effectively
• Employ antibiotics appropriately and wisely
• Evaluate and treat patients with coronary artery disease
• Imply improved physical exam skills in practice

✔Chronic Pain Management
  Chronic Pain Management
✔Pain Management
  Pain Management


✔Geriatric Medicine
  Geriatric Medicine
✔Risk Assessment
  Risk Assessment
Credit Info

  • CME : 45.75
  • MOC : 45.75
Additional Info

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Speaker (s)
10 Speakers
Target Audience

• Internists
• Family Physicians
• Geriatricians
• Nurse Practitioners
• Physician Assistants
...and other medical professionals who want to update their knowledge of primary care medicine

Peers Info
Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 1 Number
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