Stay on Course: Your Ticket to Family Medicine CME On-demand Webinars

July 24, 2021 - July 17, 2022
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Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan is pleased to offer Stay on Course: Your Ticket to Family Medicine CME, a series of on-demand webinars. Due to COVID-19, this year’s virtual conference experience is being offered in lieu of our annual in-person family medicine gathering. We are eager to reconvene in person at the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island for the conference 2022 and look forward to seeing you then! Watch MAFP’s Family Medicine Update e-newsletter for details as they become available.

This webinar series is available to participants beginning July 24, 2021, through July 17, 2022. By registering today, you will be able to view the variety of webinars, some of which meet state-mandated CME requirements, at your leisure beginning July 24, 2021.

Participants who register for this event prior to July 24, 2021 will receive webinar links on July 24. 


Intended Audience 

Family physicians, family medicine residents, medical students, and life members. 


Cost

MAFP members must first log in to receive the discounted rate.

  • MAFP Physician Member: $350
  • MAFP Resident Member: $250
  • MAFP Student Member: $50
  • MAFP Non-member: $450

CME

The AAFP has reviewed Stay on Course: Your Ticket to Family Medicine CME On-demand Webinars, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 07/24/2021 to 07/17/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of all 12 webinars will earn 13 CME credits. Individual CME statements are included in webinar descriptions.


Bipolar Disorder: A Complex Diagnostic Challenge for Primary Care  

Facilitator: Loretta Leja, MD

Session Description: Bipolar disease is common in family physician offices and is one of the most difficult diagnostic and treatment problems family physicians face, leaving it often undiagnosed in patients. This session will provide participants with practical pointers in the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disease. 

CME: 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from July 24, 2021 to July 17, 2022.


Care Teams: Coding for Success 

Facilitator: Ewa Matuszewski, BA 

Session Description: Providing high quality care is a top priority for family physicians. Doing so can be difficult when facing significant administrative burdens. This session will discuss how you can benefit from implementing a team-based care model, funded by using current procedural terminology codes to enhance financial well-being.

CME: 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from July 24, 2021 to July 17, 2022. 


Chronic Kidney Disease: Managing Your Patient Across Specialties

Facilitators: Ben Collins-Hamel, DO and Kal Ismail, MD 

Session Description: Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is permanent kidney damage or decreased level of kidney function that continues for three months or more. When left untreated, CKD can lead to complete kidney failure. Attend this session to learn how to screen patients for CKD, when to make nephrologist referrals, and how to have a collaborative relationship in the management of CKD patients across specialties.

CME: 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from July 24, 2021 to July 17, 2022.


Clinical Ethics - A Pragmatic Approach 

Facilitator: Fred Van Alstine, MD, MBA 

Session Description: As a patient nears the end of life, conflicts commonly arise when the family’s expectations exceed what is medically possible. Physicians may also experience moral distress when they recognize that aggressive treatment is no longer beneficial. Utilizing recognized ethical tenants, this one-hour on-demand webinar explores a structured framework for analyzing ethical dilemmas and provides suggested techniques for managing conflict and aligning end-of-life goals through effective communication.

CME: 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from May 1, 2020 to May 2, 2022. This webinar also meets the State of Michigan's medical ethics professional development requirement for medical licensure.


Contract Negotiations

Facilitator: Cliff Hammond

Session Description: Entering into an employment contract can be a complicated time of life. This session will discuss the dynamics of contract agreements, how non-competition agreements work and are enforced, and how to  assess whether or not to accept or enter into an agreement. 

CME: 0 credit hours


Human Trafficking: How Family Physicians Can Recognize and Assist Victims

Facilitator: Rachel Klamo, Do and Chris Swanson, Genesee County Sheriff 

Session Description: Family physicians may see victims of human trafficking more often than they realize. One U.S. study found that more than 85% of survivors had contact with a healthcare professional while being trafficked. Identifying a human trafficking victim can be complicated, requiring an understanding of the law as well as the warning signs. During the session, Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson and Rachel Klamo, DO will provide tips on how to recognize human trafficking, how to assist victims, and strategies used by the Genesee Human Oppression Strike Team. 

CME: 1.5 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from July 24, 2021 to July 17, 2022. This webinar also meets the State of Michigan's human trafficking professional development requirement for medical licensure.


Managing Depression in Primary Care​ 

Facilitator: Perry Westerman, MD

Session Description: This session will review current depression screening procedures in primary care (PHQ-9), offer suggestions on how to pick an SSRI, review augmentation strategies when prescribing SSRIs, and the discuss the importance of wellness/behavioral change.

CME: 1.5 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from July 24, 2021 to July 17, 2022.


Opioids: How We Got Here, How to Prescribe by the Rules, and How to Compassionately Address Patients’ Beliefs on Opioids and Pain

Facilitator: Glenn Dregansky, DO, FAAFP

Session Description: This session will discuss the history of opioids in America and the opioid epidemic, the legal requirements when prescribing opioids in Michigan, and how family physicians can manage opioids in clinical practice. Suggestions on screening substance use disorder, tapering methods, and changing the pain narrative will be offered. Participants will also gain a better understanding of the physiology of chronic and acute pain and how to help their patients better manage symptoms.

CME Awarded: 3.0 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from July 24, 2021 to July 17, 2022. This webinar also meets the State of Michigan's pain and symptom management requirement for medical licensure.


Out of Bounds: Previous Claims Under Further Review

Facilitator: Laurette Salzman, MBA, CPHRM

Session Description: Whether you are competing for a championship sports title or practicing medicine, there are consequences for crossing the line. Learn about professional liability considerations associated with personally and professionally stepping out of bounds. The information and examples presented will help you stay in the game. 

CME: 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from July 24, 2021 to July 17, 2022.


Simultaneous Knee Joint and Anserine Bursa Injection 

Facilitator: Barry Scofield, MD

Session Description: Learn how to recognize an often-missed medial knee pathology, anserine bursitis, and how to use a novel technique for simultaneous injections of the medial knee and anserine bursa. 

CME: 0 credit hours


The Growing Direct Primary Care Movement in Michigan

Facilitators: Phil Hellman, MD; Raquel Orlich, DO; and Paul Thomas, MD

Session Description: Direct Primary Care (DPC) is growing in Michigan, with approximately 12 doctors currently practicing this model across the state. Hear from a panel of family physicians about why they feel the DPC model offers a reasonable alternative to the fee-for-service system, and how it has enabled them to regain their autonomy and create a fulfilling practice environment. 

CME: 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from July 24, 2021 to July 17, 2022.


The Role of Primary Care in Expanding Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders 

Facilitators: Avani Sheth, MD, MPH and Audrey Hazelbaker, LMSW

Session Description: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is an important evidence-based treatment option for individuals with Opioid Use Disorders (OUD). During this session, you will learn about the need for primary care to provide expanded access to treatment of OUD, as well as addiction treatment myths and facts. Plus, get a general office-based MAT overview, and learn what support is available for physicians and clinics from the Michigan Opioid Collaborative, as well as how some payors are incentivizing physicians to offer MAT. 

CME: 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s); term of approval is from July 24, 2021 to July 17, 2022.

 

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Registration Information

Early-bird pricing ends 06/18/2021
Online registration ends 07/17/2022

Contact Information


Dana Lawrence, MAFP Director of Communications & Member Services

[email protected]


MAFP members must first log in to receive the discounted rate.


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