2018 AMS Family Medicine Series – Package 2

$714.00

AMS - Family Medicine - Infectious Diseases: Fever of Unknown Origin; Influenza; Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis and Foot Ulcers (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Family Medicine – Infectious Diseases: Fever of Unknown Origin; Influenza; Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis and Foot Ulcers
Faculty: Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., Valerianna Amorosa, M.D., Keith S. Kaye, M.D., M.P.H.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Fever of Unknown Origin.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Discuss the pathogenesis of fever and its physiologic importance.
  2. Describe the major causes of FUO’s.
  3. Integrate normal temperature regulation and the relevance of this to disease states.
  4. Formulate an approach to FUO for a given patient based upon the multicenter and expert panel reviews published and referenced.

TOPIC 2: Influenza and Pandemic Influenza.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, EBM, COMP

  1. Integrate the epidemiology, infection control precautions and other preventive measures related to influenza infections.
  2. Appraise the role of influenza vaccine and antiviral therapy as well as supportive measures in the prevention and treatment of influenza as per the CDC Guidelines.
  3. Formulate key issues of Bioemergency preparedness for the primary care practitioner.

 TOPIC 3: Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis and the Diabetic Foot Ulcers.

Upon completion of this session, using the evidence- based guidelines from the IDSA, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Diagnose typical and atypical manifestations.
  2. Evaluate the pathogenesis.
  3. Apply the principles of medical and surgical treatment.
  4. Assess the prognosis.

AMS - Family Medicine - Neurology: Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor; Multiple Sclerosis; Stroke (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Family Medicine – Neurology: Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor; Multiple Sclerosis; Stroke
Faculty: David E. Riley, M.D., David A. Horowitz, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Assess the clinical features of the syndrome of parkinsonism.
  2. Evaluate other important typical features of Parkinson’s disease.
  3. Select treatment options for management of Parkinson’s disease.
  4. Distinguish among common types of tremor and devise a therapeutic plan for a patient with essential tremor.

TOPIC 2: Multiple Sclerosis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Recognize the typical clinical features of multiple sclerosis.
  2. Initiate an appropriate series of diagnostic investigations.
  3. Formulate an approach to abortive and prophylactic therapy of multiple sclerosis.
  4. Anticipate common medical complications of multiple sclerosis.

TOPIC 3: Approach to the Management of Stroke.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able utilize the latest evidence based medicine and guidelines to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Develop a strategy to assess the common presentations of stroke/TIA.
  2. Utilize current initial treatment strategies appropriately.
  3. Develop a strategy to stratify the risk of stroke.
  4. Develop a secondary prevention plan.

AMS - Family Medicine - Psychiatry: Serotonin Syndrome; Eating Disorders; Traumatized Patient (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Family Medicine – Psychiatry: Serotonin Syndrome; Eating Disorders; Traumatized Patient
Faculty: Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N., Lisa R. Ferentz, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.-C., DAPA

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Libby Zion’s Lesson: Serotonin Syndrome and P450 Drug Interactions.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Define the clinical features of common drug interactions.
  2. List the features of serotonin syndrome and distinguish from other Neurologic drug toxicities.
  3. Recognize potential drug interactions and determine how to predict them.
  4. Apply a simple clinical algorithm for anticipating and avoiding drug interactions.

TOPIC 2: Food for Thought: Understanding and Working with Eating Disorders.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP ^

  1. Identify the behavioral and psychosocial triggers that promote eating disordered behaviors.
  2. Distinguish between the symptoms of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating behaviors.
  3. Recognize the clinical “red flags” that indicate eating disordered behavior.
  4. Apply appropriate interventions designed to treat eating disordered behaviors.

TOPIC 3: Identification and Treatment of Traumatized Patients.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP ^

  1. Describe the characteristics associated with traumatic events.
  2. Interpret the “red flags” or symptomatic manifestations of trauma in patients.
  3. Demonstrate how to obtain a trauma history from a patient during the H and P.
  4. Identify and propose interventions designed to treat symptoms of trauma and increase comfort during physical exam.

AMS - Family Medicine - Rheumatology: Rheumatoid Arthritis; Spondyloarthropothies; Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Disease (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Family Medicine – Rheumatology: Rheumatoid Arthritis; Spondyloarthropothies; Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Disease
Faculty: William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R., Lawrence H. Brent, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Manifestations and Treatment.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Specify the clinical features of rheumatoid arthritis.
  2. Illustrate the systemic nature of the disease.
  3. Summarize the use and toxicity of disease modifying agents as recommended by the American College of Rheumatology guidelines.

TOPIC 2: Spondyloarthropathies.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Distinguish the clinical features of the different spondyloarthropathies to improve diagnostic accuracy.
  2. Utilize clinical features, laboratory studies, and radiological studies to make a diagnosis of axial spondyloarthropathy.
  3. Prescribe pharmacologic agents according to ACR and EULAR recommendations and evidence-based results from clinical trials for patients with spondyloarthropathies.

TOPIC 3: Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Disease.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Specify the clinical manifestations of scleroderma.
  2. Apply the ACR/EULAR classification criteria for systemic sclerosis.
  3. Utilize treatment available for symptomatic manifestations as per the current EULAR recommendations.
  4. Apply the diagnostic work-up and treatment of Raynaud’s Phenomenon.

AMS - Family Medicine - Radiology: Abdominal Pain; MRI of Large Joints; Incidentalomas (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Family Medicine – Radiology: Abdominal Pain; MRI of Large Joints; Incidentalomas
Faculty: Ryan J. Smith, M.D., Adam R. Guttentag, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Site Specific Approach to Abdominal Pain.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Formulate a focused differential diagnosis based on the location of the patient’s abdominal pain.
  2. Order appropriate radiographic studies based on the location of the patient’s presenting symptoms and using the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria.
  3. Analyze imaging studies and recognize the findings of common causes of abdominal pain.

TOPIC 2: MRI of Large Joints: Knee, Shoulder and Hip.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Recognize commonly used terminology in radiographic reports related to musculoskeletal MRI.
  2. Differentiate when to order shoulder MRI with and without arthrography.
  3. Discuss when evidence based guidelines support the use of Ultrasound in rotator cuff evaluation.
  4. Integrate MR imaging appropriately into evaluation of patients with symptoms of large joint pathology.

TOPIC 3: Incidentalomas: Dealing With Unexpected Abnormal Findings on Radiologic Exams.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Apply an evidence-based approach to determine the need for further evaluation of abnormalities found incidentally on imaging tests.
  2. Distinguish cystic renal masses that need imaging follow up from those that do not.
  3. Select appropriate further imaging when needed for small adrenal masses.

AMS - Family Medicine - Women's Health: Osteoporosis; Menopause; Heart Disease in Women (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Family Medicine – Women's Health: Osteoporosis; Menopause; Heart Disease in Women
Faculty: John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R., Albert J. Peters, D.O., F.A.C.O.G., Herbert L. Muncie, Jr., M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Osteoporosis: Contemporary Diagnosis and Treatment.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:  GL, COMP

  1. Assess the differences in the WHO, physiologic, and clinical definition of osteoporosis.
  2. Use the WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) to assess the absolute 10 year fracture risk for an individual patient.
  3. Determine the most appropriate treatment for patients with osteopenia and osteoporosis using the National Osteoporosis Guidelines.
  4. Use an evidence based method to assess the adequacy of Vitamin D supplementation.

TOPIC 2: Menopause: Myths and Realities.

Upon completion of this session, using ACOG Practice Guidelines and recommendations from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), the participant should be able to: EBM,GL, COMP

  1. Classify the various issues that face the menopausal woman.
  2. Differentiate between true concerns and current anecdotal myths.
  3. Discuss topics such as: osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer and endometrial cancer as well as their current therapies.
  4. Critically evaluate evidence-based menopause literature.

TOPIC 3: Ischemic Heart Disease in Women.

Upon completion of this session, using the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the USPSTF Guidelines and the Cochrane Abstract Database, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Differentiate the symptoms that women with coronary artery disease (CAD) exhibit in contrast to those experienced by men.
  2. Recommend the evidence-based interventions to prevent CAD in women.
  3. Formulate the recommendations to treat the risk factors for CAD in women.
  4. Specify the treatment required for women with proven CAD.
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Six American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Family Medicine Modules

Receive six (6) American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Family Medicine Module. Each module is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, stream them from your account portal, a PDF Digital Syllabus and access to Online Testing.

Includes:

MODULE 1: Family Medicine – Infectious Diseases
MODULE 2: Family Medicine – Neurology
MODULE 3: Family Medicine – Psychiatry
MODULE 4: Family Medicine – Rheumatology
MODULE 5: Family Medicine – Radiology
MODULE 6: Family Medicine – Women’s Health

Downloadable/Streaming: Includes MP3/MP4; PDF Color Syllabus; Online Testing
Hard Copy: Includes USB with Audio & Video; USB with printed syllabus; Online testing; Download/streaming of course.

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Topics and Objectives:

MODULE 1: Audio & Video – Infectious Diseases

  • Fever of Unknown Origin
  • Influenza and Pandemic Influenza
  • Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis and Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Title: Family Medicine – Health Maintenance: Improving Compliance; Health Maintenance and Exercise; The Sun and The Skin

Faculty: Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., Valerianna Amorosa, M.D. and Keith S. Kaye, M.D., M.P.H.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Fever of Unknown Origin
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss the pathogenesis of fever and its physiologic importance.
  2. Describe the major causes of FUO’s.
  3. Integrate normal temperature regulation and the relevance of this to disease states.
  4. Formulate an approach to FUO for a given patient based upon the multicenter and expert panel reviews published and referenced.

TOPIC 2: Influenza
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Integrate the epidemiology, infection control precautions and other preventive measures related to influenza infections.
  2. Appraise the role of influenza vaccine and antiviral therapy as well as supportive measures in the prevention and treatment of influenza as per the CDC Guidelines.
  3. Formulate key issues of Bio emergency preparedness for the primary care practitioner.

TOPIC 3: Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis and Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Diagnose typical and atypical manifestations.
  2. Evaluate the pathogenesis.
  3. Apply the principles of medical and surgical treatment.
  4. Assess the prognosis.

MODULE 2: Audio & Video – Neurology

  • Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Approach to the Management of Stroke

Title: Family Medicine – Neurology: Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor; Multiple Sclerosis; Stroke
Faculty: David E. Riley, M.D. and David A. Horowitz, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Assess the clinical features of the syndrome of parkinsonism.
  2. Evaluate other important typical features of Parkinson’s disease.
  3. Select treatment options for management of Parkinson’s disease.
  4. Distinguish among common types of tremor and devise a therapeutic plan for a patient with essential tremor.

TOPIC 2: Multiple Sclerosis
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize the typical clinical features of multiple sclerosis.
  2. Initiate an appropriate series of diagnostic investigations.
  3. Formulate an approach to abortive and prophylactic therapy of multiple sclerosis.
  4. Anticipate common medical complications of multiple sclerosis.

TOPIC 3: Stroke
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Develop a strategy to assess the common presentations of stroke/TIA.
  2. Utilize current initial treatment strategies appropriately.
  3. Develop a strategy to stratify the risk of stroke.
  4. Develop a secondary prevention plan.

MODULE 3: Audio & Video – Psychiatry

  • Libby Zion’s Lesson: Serotonin Syndrome and P450 Drug Interactions
  • Food for Thought: Understanding and Working with Eating Disorders
  • Identification and Treatment of Traumatized Patients

Title: Family Medicine – Psychiatry: Serotonin Syndrome; Eating Disorders; Traumatized Patient
Faculty: Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N. and Lisa R. Ferentz, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.-C., DAPA

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Serotonin Syndrome
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Define the clinical features of common drug interactions.
  2. List the features of serotonin syndrome and distinguish from other Neurologic drug toxicities.
  3. Recognize potential drug interactions and determine how to predict them.
  4. Apply a simple clinical algorithm for anticipating and avoiding drug interactions.

TOPIC 2: Eating Disorders
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify the behavioral and psychosocial triggers that promote eating disordered behaviors.
  2. Distinguish between the symptoms of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating behaviors.
  3. Recognize the clinical “red flags” that indicate eating disordered behavior.
  4. Apply appropriate interventions designed to treat eating disordered behaviors.

TOPIC 3: Traumatized Patient
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the characteristics associated with traumatic events.
  2. Interpret the “red flags” or symptomatic manifestations of trauma in patients.
  3. Demonstrate how to obtain a trauma history from a patient during the H and P.
  4. Identify and propose interventions designed to treat symptoms of trauma and increase comfort during physical exam.

MODULE 4: Audio & Video – Rheumatology

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Manifestations and Treatment
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Disease

Title: Family Medicine – Rheumatology: Rheumatoid Arthritis; Spondyloarthropathies; Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Disease
Faculty: William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R. and Lawrence H. Brent, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Specify the clinical features of rheumatoid arthritis.
  2. Illustrate the systemic nature of the disease.
  3. Summarize the use and toxicity of disease modifying agents as recommended by the American College of Rheumatology guidelines.

TOPIC 2: Spondyloarthropathies
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Distinguish the clinical features of the different spondyloarthropathies to improve diagnostic accuracy.
  2. Utilize clinical features, laboratory studies, and radiological studies to make a diagnosis of axial spondyloarthropathy.
  3. Prescribe pharmacologic agents according to ACR and EULAR recommendations and evidence-based results from clinical trials for patients with spondyloarthropathies.

TOPIC 3: Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Disease
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Specify the clinical manifestations of scleroderma.
  2. Apply the ACR/EULAR classification criteria for systemic sclerosis.
  3. Utilize treatment available for symptomatic manifestations as per the current EULAR recommendations.
  4. Apply the diagnostic work-up and treatment of Raynaud’s Phenomenon.

MODULE 5: Audio & Video – Radiology

  • Site Specific Approach to Abdominal Pain
  • MRI of Large Joints: Knee, Shoulder and Hip
  • Incidentalomas: Dealing with Unexpected Abnormal Findings on Radiologic Exams

Title: Family Medicine – Radiology: Abdominal Pain; MRI of Large Joints; Incidentalomas
Faculty: Ryan J. Smith, M.D. and Adam R. Guttentag, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Abdominal Pain
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Formulate a focused differential diagnosis based on the location of the patient’s abdominal pain.
  2. Order appropriate radiographic studies based on the location of the patient’s presenting symptoms and using the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria.
  3. Analyze imaging studies and recognize the findings of common causes of abdominal pain.

TOPIC 2: MRI of Large Joints
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize commonly used terminology in radiographic reports related to musculoskeletal MRI.
  2. Differentiate when to order shoulder MRI with and without arthrography.
  3. Discuss when evidence based guidelines support the use of Ultrasound in rotator cuff evaluation.
  4. Integrate MR imaging appropriately into evaluation of patients with symptoms of large joint pathology.

TOPIC 3: Incidentalomas
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Apply an evidence-based approach to determine the need for further evaluation of abnormalities found incidentally on imaging tests.
  2. Distinguish cystic renal masses that need imaging follow up from those that do not.
    Select appropriate further imaging when needed for small adrenal masses.

MODULE 6: Audio & Video – Women’s Health

  • Osteoporosis: Contemporary Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Menopause: Myths and Realities
  • Heart Disease in Women

Title: Family Medicine – Women’s Health: Osteoporosis; Menopause; Heart Disease in Women
Faculty: John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R., Albert J. Peters, D.O., F.A.C.O.G., and Herbert L. Muncie, Jr., M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Osteoporosis
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Assess the differences in the WHO, physiologic, and clinical definition of osteoporosis.
  2. Use the WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) to assess the absolute 10 year fracture risk for an individual patient.
  3. Determine the most appropriate treatment for patients with osteopenia and osteoporosis using the National Osteoporosis Guidelines.
  4. Use an evidence based method to assess the adequacy of Vitamin D supplementation.

TOPIC 2: Menopause
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Classify the various issues that face the menopausal woman.
  2. Differentiate between true concerns and current anecdotal myths.
  3. Discuss topics such as: osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer and endometrial cancer as well as their current therapies.
  4. Critically evaluate evidence-based menopause literature.

TOPIC 3: Heart Disease in Women
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Differentiate the symptoms that women with coronary artery disease (CAD) exhibit in contrast to those experienced by men.
  2. Recommend the evidence-based interventions to prevent CAD in women.
  3. Formulate the recommendations to treat the risk factors for CAD in women.
  4. Specify the treatment required for women with proven CAD.

Additional information

AMS - Family Medicine - Infectious Diseases: Fever of Unknown Origin; Influenza; Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis and Foot Ulcers (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

AMS - Family Medicine - Neurology: Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor; Multiple Sclerosis; Stroke (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

AMS - Family Medicine - Psychiatry: Serotonin Syndrome; Eating Disorders; Traumatized Patient (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

AMS - Family Medicine - Rheumatology: Rheumatoid Arthritis; Spondyloarthropothies; Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Disease (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

AMS - Family Medicine - Radiology: Abdominal Pain; MRI of Large Joints; Incidentalomas (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

AMS - Family Medicine - Women's Health: Osteoporosis; Menopause; Heart Disease in Women (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

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