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Symptom Evaluation for Primary Care

Symptom Evaluation for Primary Care

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Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

6.50 hours

Released

July 31, 2016

Expires

July 31, 2019

Maximum Credits

6.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
6.50 / ABIM MOC Points
6.50 / CNE Contact Hours (1.50 pharmacotherapeutic hours)

Accredited Provider




Provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

Ensure Better Clinical Outcomes

This comprehensive CME course is a thorough review of a wide variety of signs and symptoms seen in primary care practice on a daily basis. From taking a history and performing an exam, to recognizing less common signs, Symptom Evaluation for Primary Care will guide you to:

  • Recognize, evaluate and manage signs and symptoms in patients of varying ages
  • Diagnose a disease correctly and minimize the risk of unnecessary treatment, side effects and complications
  • Discuss the complications involved when a presenting symptom is overlooked
  • Identify the key sign of an underlying disorder and explore various approaches to the presenting symptom

Expand Your Diagnostic Skills

Available online, Symptom Evaluation for Primary Care provides a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM, 6.50 MOC points, and 6.50 contact hours and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

Media Format

Online

Watch anytime, anywhere, on virtually any reliable internet-connected device (some connections may not provide optimal results). Simply log in and watch as much as you want -- no downloading necessary.

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for internists, family physicians, geriatricians, pediatricians, obstetricians/gynecologists (who act as primary care providers), residents in internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, physician assistants in primary care practices and nurse practitioners in primary care practices.

Educational Objectives

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

  • Differentiate among the common signs of cough
  • Evaluate the causes of vision disorders
  • Analyze the causes and underlying conditions of dizziness and disequilibrium
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of hearing loss
  • Distinguish among the myriad causes of constipation and diarrhea
  • Identify the issues leading to obesity and weight gain
  • Diagnose causes of mouth and teeth abscesses
  • Assess toxic substance symptoms and poison control

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.

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

Molly Baldwin Conroy, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Science
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

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

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

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

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

6.50

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

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 6.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Date of original release: July 31, 2016
Date of credit termination: July 31, 2019

Credit

6.50

Type

CE for Nurses

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 6.50 Contact Hours, of which are 1.50 pharmacotherapeutic hours.

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.

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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.

System Requirements

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
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