Update CME - Internal Medicine and Primary Care - CHI

September 20, 2018 to September 23, 2018

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Most recent estimates show that over 25% of US adults have multiple chromic health conditions and approximately 50% of adults suffered from at least one of several highlighted chronic conditions. These conditions remain a public health concern and lead to increased utilization and healthcare spending. Some of the primary goals of the national initiative focused on addressing MCC (Multiple Chronic Conditions) in the United States include strengthening health care and public health systems to improve gaps in effective treatment and management on an point of care as well as systems based level.

Constantly updated guidelines on treatment and management of these conditions necessitate primary care providers to continuously update their education from different knowledge sources. Interaction with human experts specifically for complex medical questions has been cited by physicians as a more effective mode of knowledge transfer. This activity will support one of the goals of the Department of Health and Human Services in providing primary care providers better tools and resources to improve care of individuals with chronic medical conditions.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare providers, primarily primary care providers in the internal and family medicine specialties.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Primary care providers will be able to apply the most current treatment strategies to common chronic medical conditions provided in recent clinical guideline updates.
  • Primary care providers will recognize effective interventions leading to reduction adverse effects of existing chronic conditions and prevention of additional comorbidities.
  • Primary care providers will employ practice relevant new research in their everyday patient encounters to improve mortality and morbidity of common chronic medical conditions.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
American Medical Forum
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
678-899-6444
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 30.00 ABIM
Event starts: 
09/20/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/23/2018 - 4:45pm
Activity opens: 
09/24/2018
Activity expires: 
04/26/2019
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Physician Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and the American Medical Forum. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine MOC II Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 30 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 credit.

Other Healthcare Profession's Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
09/24/2018
Activity expires: 
04/26/2019

Claiming Credit: Click the "Complete Activity" button to begin.

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