Oakstone CMEUCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine

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Discover New Guidelines with Online CME

The UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine continuing medical education course presents a comprehensive review of new developments in outpatient medicine, with emphasis on the day-to-day controversies of office practice.

Led by Robert B. Baron, MD, MS, this primary care review highlights best practice guidelines for a range of topics, from cancer screening and allergy and immunology, to current approaches to gout, depression, dermatology, sports medicine, osteoporosis, and more. It’s online CME that will help you to better:

  • Manage common problems including high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, asthma, COPD, stroke, TIAs, vertigo, STDs, diabetes, hearing loss, sinusitis, substance abuse, and more
  • Diagnose and treat special problems in women’s health
  • Select the best diagnostic tests
  • Understand health disparities and your role in providing equitable, patient-centered care

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, participants should be able to:

  • Implement new guidelines in office-based preventive medicine, including new strategies for cancer screening, immunizations, prevention of coronary heart disease, and stroke
  • Manage common office problems including high blood cholesterol, coronary heart disease, asthma, COPD, gout, stroke, TIAs, vertigo, sexually transmitted infections, diabetes, hearing loss, sinusitis, and substance abuse
  • Manage common specialty problems in neurology, cardiology, endocrinology, infectious disease, dermatology, allergy and immunology, otolaryngology, orthopedics and sports medicine, gynecology, psychiatry, nutrition, hospital medicine, perioperative care, geriatrics, and palliative care
  • Diagnose and treat common problems in women’s health including cervical, breast and ovarian cancer, routine pelvic exams, contraception, and osteoporosis
  • Select the best diagnostic tests and enhance value in medical practice
  • Use best evidence and optimize patient communication and shared-decision making
  • Become a better health advocate with a deeper understanding of health disparities and the central role of primary care clinicians in providing equitable, patient-centered care

Intended Audience

Designed for practicing internists, family practitioners, and all other health professionals interested in providing high quality primary care, this course will present a comprehensive review of new developments in outpatient medicine.

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