This activity is hosted on the site of our educational partner

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

  • Overview

This activity is hosted on the site of our educational partner

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

Comprehensive Review of Family Medicine Save 30%, Ends 12/12

Comprehensive Review of Family Medicine

This course carries a fee of $486.50
For more information and to purchase the course, SIGN IN or REGISTER FOR FREE

Format

Board Review

Time to Complete

57 hours

Released

December 31, 2014

Expires

December 31, 2017

Maximum Credits

57.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider




Provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

This course, directed by Donald B. Middleton, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and featuring a talented faculty, will guide you in:

  • Evaluating symptoms of common disorders and diseases affecting various parts of the body
  • Understanding the latest pharmacological thinking regarding antibiotics, beta blockers and other medications
  • Treating sports injuries, dementia, pain, allergies, skin disorders, infectious disease and other conditions
  • Understanding an array of mental health issues

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for family physicians, general practitioners, emergency department physicians, certified registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmDs, geriatricians, internists, primary care physicians, and obstetrician/gynecologists.

Educational Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Recommend the correct antibiotic for pneumonia, sinusitis, otitis media, et cetera. Avoidance of incorrect antibiotic prescription will be stressed
  • Differentiate among the common causes of cough
  • Evaluate the cause of a seizure
  • Recognize and treat dementia
  • Arrange appropriate evaluation and treatment for hypertension
  • Describe the management of hypercholesterolemia
  • Identify the best prevention and therapy for obesity
  • Choose the proper screening for breast cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, etc
  • Analyze the cause of incontinence
  • Categorize common pediatric orthopedic conditions

Topics and Speakers

Click here for a complete list of course topics and speakers.

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Oakstone Publishing, LLC that the faculty and provider disclose real or apparent conflict of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Oakstone has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

Faculty

Course Director
Donald B. Middleton, MD
Professor of Family Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Vice President for Family Practice Education
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Speakers
Sachin Bahl, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Vincent M. Balestrino, MD
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Stephanie Ballard, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist in Family Medicine
UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center
Director, UPMC Shadyside Pharmacy Residency
Faculty, UPMC Shadyside Family Medicine Residency
Pittsburgh, PA

Christopher J. Bartels, MD
Surgical Oncology
UPMC St. Margaret
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

B. Wayne Blount, MD
JenCare Market Medical Director
Adjunct Professor
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Richard D. Bruehlman, MD
Director of Community Preceptors
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency
Pittsburgh, PA

Elizabeth Cassidy, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist in Medication Safety
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Sylvia S. Choi, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
The Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Service
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA

Molly Conroy, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and
Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Peter J. Counihan, MB, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Cardiology, UPMC St. Margaret
Heart and Vascular Institute
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Niladri Das, MD
Faculty, UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program
Pittsburgh, PA

James C. Dewar, MD
Executive Vice Chair
Department of Family Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Physicians
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Jeanne M. Doperak, DO
Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine
Department of Orthopedics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Director
UPMC St. Margaret
Team Physician, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Kara Dupuis, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Infectious Diseases
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Peter G. Ellis, MD
Deputy Director, Clinical Services
Associate Chief Medical Officer
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Bobbie Farrah, PharmD, BCPS
Faculty
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine and
Pharmacy Residency Program
Faculty
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Pittsburgh, PA

Laura Korb Ferris, MD, PhD
Professor of Dermatology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD
Professor
Departments of Otolaryngology and Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Kevin O. Garrett, MD, FACS
Chair of Surgery
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Clinical Professor of General Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Mark S. Georgiadis, MD
Medical Oncologist
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC Cancer Centers
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Suman Golla, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Office of University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Todd D. Green, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA

Maxim D. Hammer, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Kristin M. Hannibal, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of General Academic Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Clinical Director
Primary Care Center and the Child Development Unit
Pittsburgh, PA

Jennie Broders Jarrett, PharmD, BCPS
Director, Inpatient Pharmacotherapy Education
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency
Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC St. Margaret New Kensington Family Health Center
New Kensington, PA
UPMC St. Margaret Lawrenceville Family Health Center
Lawrenceville, PA

James R. Johnston, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Director, Clinical Services
Renal-Electrolyte Division
Director, Academy of Master Educators
Pittsburgh, PA

Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
Director, The Headache Center
Chief, Headache Division
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Thomas J. Kelly, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Private Practice of Gastroenterology
Kelly & Wood, Ltd.
Pittsburgh, PA

Patricia M. Klatt, PharmD, BCPS
Director, Pharmacy Residency Program
Director, Advanced Pharmacist Practice
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Marianne Koenig, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Faculty
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program
Pittsburgh, PA

Phillip E. Lamberty, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary
Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Oscar L. Lopez, MD
Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Chief of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology Division
Department of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Michael J. Lynch, MD
Medical Director, Pittsburgh Poison Center
Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Toxicology
Department of Emergency Medicine
Divisions of Adolescent and Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

John C. Maher, MD
Eye Physicians & Surgeons, Ltd.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Michael A. Mathier, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Section of Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension
Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

E. J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP
Professor and Chairman
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Columbia, SC

Patricia McGuire, MD
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency
Director of Psychiatric Education
Psychiatrist on the Integrated Behavioral Health Program
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Nabil H. Mikhael, MD, MRCP, FASN
Partners in Nephrology and Endocrinology
Chief of Nephrology
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Karen M. Moyer, MD
Director, Family Medicine Obstetrics
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program
Pittsburgh, PA

Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Program Director and Academic Chairman
Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency - Allopathic
Clinical Associate Professor
FSU College of Medicine
Associate Professor
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Orlando, FL

Andrew J. Nowalk, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Pediatric Residency Program Co-Director and Advisory Dean
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA

Francis G. O'Connor, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair, Military and Emergency Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
Bethesda, MD

Thaddeus A. Osial, Jr., MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Attending Physician
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Margolis Rheumatology Associates
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Kevin R. Patterson, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Section of Psychooncology
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Director, Biobehavioral Oncology Program
Pittsburgh, PA

Mitchell J. Patti, MD
Director of Respiratory Therapy and Intensive Care Medicine
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Raymond E. Pontzer, MD, FACP
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Chief, Infectious Disease
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Heather Sakely, PharmD
Director, Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program
Director, PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Sandra C. Sauereisen, MD
Family Medicine Residency Program
Medical Director and Director of Community Medicine
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE
Medical Director, Department of Family & Community Medicine
Christiana Care Health System
Wilmington, DE
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
STD Clinic Lead Physician
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Chester, PA

Maryellen A. Schroeder, MD
Director of Pediatric Education
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency
Private Practice, Penn Plum Family Medicine
Volunteer Clinician, Catholic Charities
Free Health Clinic
Pittsburgh, PA

J. Stephen Shymansky, MD
Neurologist
Monroeville, PA

Francis X. Solano, Jr., MD, FACP
President, CMI-UPMC
Vice President, Physician Services
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Medical Director
Donald D. Wolff Jr. Center for Quality, Safety, and Innovation, UPMC
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Patrick J. Strollo, Jr., MD
Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Matthew Synan, MD
UPMC Pulmonary Consultants
Pittsburgh, PA

Dan R. Trellis, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Richard P. Usatine, MD
Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Professor, Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center at
San Antonio School of Medicine
Medical Director, Skin Clinic
University Health System
San Antonio, TX

Susan N. Van Cleve, DNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP
Associate Professor and Interim Director, DNP Program
Robert Morris University School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Moon Township, PA
Pediatric Mental Health Specialist and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatrics South
Pittsburgh, PA

Stephen A. Wilson, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Director, Medical Decision Making
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency
Director, Faculty Development Fellowship
Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Richard K. Zimmerman, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FIDSA
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

CME Course Advisor:
Sandy Mardant
CME Manager
sandy.mardant@ebix.com
205-437-3058

Planners' and Managers' Disclosures

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Credit

57.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 57.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclaimer

The opinions and recommendations expressed by the faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of Oakstone Publishing, LLC name implies review of educational format design and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.

Instructions

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Once logged into the website, review the audio/videos, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation and score 70% or greater on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program. Once the activity and evaluation are complete and a satisfactory score is earned on the post test, you can print your CME certificate located under the certificate tab.

If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact oakcmeoffice@ebix.com.

If you have any issues regarding the purchase process or getting to the course material, please contact myCME’s customer support at myCME.Support@haymarketmedical.com.

If you have any issues with the course material itself, including videos, post-tests, and credits, please contact Oakstone at oakwebmaster@ebix.com or 800-825-9806.

Refund Policy for Oakstone Products

Due to the nature of Oakstone’s product, its audio/video format and educational content, no refunds are permitted. You may return the product within 15 days of receipt and receive a credit reflective of the original price you paid for the item. This credit may be applied as payment to any product(s) produced by Oakstone Publishing, LLC. We guarantee your program against defects in materials. Simply return any defective materials, and we will replace them. To make a return, call 800-633-4743 for a Return Authorization Code. Complete the packing ticket and return with the program to 2700 Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Birmingham, AL 35242. We recommend shipping through UPS or FedEx. Return shipping fees are the responsibility of the purchaser.

System Requirements

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
This site is best viewed using Internet Explorer 8 and higher, Current version of Chrome, Apple Safari 5.1.x and newer or Firefox 15.0 and newer. A broadband Internet connection is recommended. For all CME activities featuring video and/or audio you must have a sound card and speakers. To view graphic images and references that appear in separate "pop-up" windows, you must have JavaScript enabled on your computer.

COOKIE POLICY
Oakstone uses cookies and similar technologies like pixels and tags to ensure that we give you the best possible experience on our website. A cookie is a small file placed onto your device. Cookies enable us to identify your device, and enable the functioning of many features, including your ability to log into your account.
Older browsers may require the Adobe Flash Player. This browser plug-in is free, and available from the Adobe web site.

ONLINE STREAMING
Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 on Pc and Macintosh OS X or above on Mac computers with most current Flash player/Quicktime software and latest version of web browsers (Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Firefox 2.0 or higher, Safari 5 or higher and Chrome) for each.
Back to top
Secure payment system provided by