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Comprehensive Review of Family Medicine

Comprehensive Review of Family Medicine

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Format

Board Review

Time to Complete

62.75 hours

Released

July 31, 2019

Expires

July 31, 2022

Maximum Credits

62.75 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
62.75 / CNE Contact Hours (6.25 pharmacotherapeutic hours)
62.75 / AAFP Prescribed Credits

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Provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

This CME program features experts in the practice of family medicine who detail the latest developments, diagnostic guidelines, and therapeutic strategies. Led by Donald B. Middleton, MD, this CME course includes 79 case-based lectures on topics like hypertension, osteoporosis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, incontinence in women, pelvic masses, eating disorders, and more. It will help you to better:

  • List pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for sports injuries
  • Compare management strategies for acute and chronic pain
  • Identify common and uncommon medical complications of pregnancy
  • Summarize the current therapies for arthritis
  • Recognize and explain life-style strategies for averting obesity
  • Classify childhood and adult immunizations

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for family physicians, general practitioners, emergency department physicians, certified registered nurse practitioners (CRNPs), physician assistants (PAs), geriatricians, internists, and primary care obstetrician/gynecologist.

Educational Objectives

After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Differentiate among the various causes of coronary artery disease
  • List commonly seen pediatric infectious diseases
  • Identify and explain life-style strategies for preventing obesity
  • Recognize the common and uncommon medical complications of pregnancy
  • Contrast skin signs of dermatologic conditions with skin signs of systemic disease
  • Differentiate among the types and causes of tremor
  • Describe the medications used for depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder
  • Compare management strategies for acute pain and chronic pain
  • Categorize childhood immunizations and adult immunizations
  • Discuss the treatment of patients with diabetes including insulin management
  • List pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for sports injuries
  • Summarize the current therapies for arthritis

Topics and Speakers

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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.

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

Faculty

Benedict J. Alter, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Christopher J. Bartels, MD, FACS
Excela Health
Greensburg, PA

Jennifer Berliner, MD
Medical Director
Chief Medical and Science Office
Co-Chair, UPMC Physician Well-Being Committee
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Santosh Bhusal, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Megan Bradley, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Division of Urogynecology and Reproductive Pelvic Surgery
Magee Women’s Hospital
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Richard D. Bruehlman, MD
Faculty, UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program
Pittsburgh, PA
Family Physician
Renaissance Family Practice-UPMC
Allison Park, PA

Neil A. Busis, MD
Director of Community Neurology and
Director of the General Teleneurology Program
UPMC Department of Neurology
Clinical Professor of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Chief of Neurology and Director of the Neurodiagnostic Laboratory
UPMC Shadyside
Pittsburgh, PA

Elizabeth Cassidy, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Christopher V. Chambers, MD
Professor and Director of Clinical Trials
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Philadelphia University & Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Irina Chibisov, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Hemostasis and Thrombosis Clinic
Pittsburgh, PA

Sylvia S. Choi, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
The Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Michael Joseph Curren, Jr., MD, MS
Clinical Instructor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
eRecord Medical Director-Provider Documentation and EMR Optimization
eRecord Medical Director
UPMC St. Margaret; Section Chief, Division of Cardiology
UPMC St. Margaret; Heart and Vascular Institute
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

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

Jeanne Doperak, DO
Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Fellowship Director
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Team Physician
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Bobbie Farrah, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Family Medicine
Faculty, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Faculty, UPMC
St. Margaret Family Medicine
Director, PGY2 Family Medicine Pharmacy Residency
Pittsburgh, PA

Allison Flaherty, DO
Family Medicine Obstetric Faculty
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

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

Mark S. Georgiadis, MD, FACP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Hematologist/Oncologist, UPMC Cancer Centers
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Suman Golla, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Susan L. Greenspan, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director of the Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Director of Bone Health
Magee Women’s Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Eric Hager, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Jonathan K. Han, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Associate Program Director
Family Medicine Residency Program
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA
Medical Director
UPMC St. Margaret
New Kensington Family Health Center
New Kensington, PA

Matthew E. Harinstein, MD, FACC, FASE, FASNC
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Chief, Cardiology, UPMC McKeesport
McKeesport, PA
Co-Director, Noninvasive Imaging
UPMC Shadyside
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC Heart & Vascular Institute
Pittsburgh, PA

Amy Haver, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Pharmacist in Geriatrics
UPMC St. Margaret Medical Education
Pittsburgh, PA

Robert Hudak, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Pittsburgh, PA

Ashutosh P. Jadhav, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Neurology and Neurological Surgery
Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center
Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship
Co-Principal Investigator, Stroke Net
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Maliha Kamal, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Chief Hospitalist
Center for Community Hospitalist Medicine
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
Director, UPMC Headache Center
Chief, Headache Division
Assistant Director, Neurology Residency Training Program
Director, Headache Fellowship Program
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

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

Mary Korytkowski, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Louis Kuritzky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor Emeritus
Department of Community Health and Family Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL

Jeffrey Lineman, DO
Director of Osteopathic Medical Education
UPMC St. Margaret
Family Medicine Residency
Pittsburgh, PA

Oscar L. Lopez, MD, FAAN
Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
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 Emergency Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Michael A. Mathier, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Associate Director
Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Institute
Director, Section of Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

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

Patricia McGuire, MD
Director of Psychiatric Education
Psychiatric Consultant, Integrated Behavioral Health
UPMC St. Margaret
Family Medicine Residency
Psychiatric Consultant
Children’s Telephonic Psychiatric Consultation Services
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Nabil H. Mikhael, MD
Nephrologist, Partners in Nephrology & Endocrinology
Chief, Renal Division
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Elizabeth Anne Mohan, MD
Faculty, UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program
Associate Program Director
UPMC St. Margaret
Geriatric Fellowship Program
Medical Director, UPMC St. Margaret Geriatric Care Center
Pittsburgh, PA

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

Bruce W. Morrison, Jr. MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
UPMC St. Margaret
UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

David R. Mulock, DO
UPP Gastroenterology at St. Margaret
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Andrew J. Nowalk, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Clinical Director
Division of Infectious Disease
Department of Pediatrics
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pediatric Residency Program Co-Director
UPMC Graduate Medical Education
Pittsburgh, PA

Francis G. O’Connor, MD, MPH
Professor, Military and Emergency Medicine
Uniformed Services
University of the Health Sciences

Bethesda, MD
Chester V. Oddis, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Myositis Center
Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Mitchell J. Patti, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA
Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Armstrong County Memorial Hospital
Kittanning, PA

Timothy Patton, DO
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Aaron J. Pickering, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

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

Goutham Rao, MD
Jack H. Medalie Professor and Chairman
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Chief Clinician Experience Officer
University Hospitals Health System
Cleveland, OH

Heather Sakely, PharmD
Director, Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
Director, PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
Department of Medical Education
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Martin A. Samuels, MD, DSc(hon), FAAN, MACP, FRCP, FANA
Founding Chair Emeritus, Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Member, Brigham and Women’s Program in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience
Miriam Sydney Joseph Distinguished Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Alexandra Schieber, DO
Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Maryellen A. Schroeder, MD, MPH
Director, Pediatric Education
UPMC St. Margaret
Family Medicine Residency
Private Practice, Family Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

John Stephen Shymansky, MD
UPMC St. Margaret
Forbes Regional Hospital
Monroeville, PA

Marshall W. Stafford, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Christopher J. Standaert, MD
Visiting Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Sean D. Stocker, MD, FAHA
Professor of Medicine
Division of Renal-Electrolyte
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Patrick J. Strollo, Jr., MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Min Sun, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Matthew J. Synan, MD
UPMC-Pulmonary Consultants
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Co-Director, IBD Total Care Subspecialty Medical Home at UPMC
Director, Behavioral Health within the Chief Medical and Scientific Office
UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA

Adele L. Towers, MD, MPH, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Jeffrey D. Towers, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Naushin Udyawar, MD
Physician, Renaissance Family Practice-Millvale Division
Physician, UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Richard P. Usatine, MD
Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Professor, Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery
Founding Director, Skin Clinic
University of Texas Health
San Antonio, TX

Evan “Jake” Waxman, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Vice Chair for Education
UPMC Eye Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Sean P. Whelan, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
UPMC Department of Surgery
Associate Program Director
UPMC General Surgery Residency
Pittsburgh, PA

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

62.75

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 62.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

62.75

Type

CNE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Designation Statement

This activity awards 62.75 Contact Hours, of which are 2.25 pharmacotherapeutic hours.

Credit

62.75

Type

AAFP Prescribed Credit

Designation Statement

This Enduring Material activity, Comprehensive Review of Family Medicine, has been reviewed by and is acceptable for up to 62.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). AAFP certification begins 03/31/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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