Other CME

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Other CME Opportunities

In addition to providing high-quality primary care CME through TAFP symposia, TAFP has developed a partnership with the following organizations in support of their education.

For information on how to post your event or online activity, download and read the Other CME request form.


Live activities


National Procedures Institute

Receive hands-on procedural training in numerous locations across the country.

NPI is owned by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.

www.NPInstitute.com


TMLT Presents: Avoiding (and Winning) Lawsuits, Board Matters, and Peer Review

Dates and Locations:
Wednesday, November 1
Austin Renaissance Hotel, 9721 Arboretum Boulevard

Thursday, November 2
Dallas Renaissance Hotel, 2222 North Stemmons Freeway

Tuesday, November 28
Houston Marriott at the Medical Center, 6580 Fannin Street

Wednesday, December 6
  San Antonio Marriott Northwest, 3233 NW Loop 410

Click here to download the seminar flyer.

Registration Information:
Check-in and Dinner: 6 p.m.
Program: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
TMLT policyholders: $100
Non-policyholders: $150

Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the lawsuit process for medical negligence and discuss strategies to mount an effective defense;
  • Identify ways to maximize success in Texas Medical Board matters;
  • Explain the various aspects of peer review;
  • Summarize approaches which minimize medical liability claims, TMB complaints, and other reviews of care.

Faculty:
T. Marc Calvert, JD founded Calvert & Associates in 1996. Since 1987, a primary focus of Mr. Calvert’s practice has been health care liability defense, and he has handled numerous claims, disputed matters, and lawsuits. In addition, Mr. Calvert has represented health care providers before the various health care professional licensing boards. As a certified mediator, Mr. Calvert has also handled disputed matters for a variety of cases, including family law. Mr. Calvert speaks regularly on risk management and medical liability defense issues to physicians throughout the state.

CME Credit:
TMLT is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. TMLT designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by TMLT for 1 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

https://www.tmlt.org/tmlt/products-services/cme.html

TMLT policyholders who complete this program may earn a 3 percent discount that will be applied to their next eligible policy period.


The Texas Immunization Conference — San Antonio, TX
The Texas Department of State Health Services is excited to announce their Texas Immunization Conference. The conference will be held November 28-30, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. Attendees of this conference can earn up to 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

For more information on the conference and to make your hotel reservations visit www.texasimmunizationconference.com


The Diabetic Foot Update — San Antonio, TX
Multi-disciplinary attendees will stay at the lovely Westin Riverwalk for this 2-day course, December 1-3, to learn current concepts on how to recognize, evaluate, and manage patients with diabetes related foot and ankle conditions. Medical and surgical treatments as well as an overall review of diabetes that will enhance the attendees’ knowledge to improve care in their practice, and attendees will learn how to apply advances in the management of the diabetic foot and to modify the medical and surgical outcomes.

CME Credit:
PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates the live format for this educational activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

http://www.txpma.org/upcoming-events/


Online activities


The Collaboative for REMS Education presents:

Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
Earn up to 2 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians when you take this online course developed by nationally known experts in the ER/LA opioid field. The course is hosted by Medscape.

www.medscape.org/clinicaladvances/long-acting-opioids-cafp

Note: This activity is not accredited by TAFP.


Cook Children’s Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment presents:

Early detection of child maltreatment training
Can you recognize the signs of child maltreatment? Arm yourself with knowledge that can save a child’s life with this free online training for health care providers.

Click here for more information and to begin the training program.

Note: This activity is not accredited by TAFP.


Texas Health Steps presents:

Adolescent Substance Abuse course

The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and others with the tools to integrate substance use screening and intervention into practice, employ current evidence-based models to manage adolescent patients who use substances or are in recovery, and to refer patients when necessary. Participants can earn up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 1.5 ethics credits.

Click here to register for the course.

Note: This activity is not accredited by TAFP.


TAFP and the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians present:

NRCME Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Training Webinar

Physicians and other health care providers wishing to examine interstate truck drivers and issue medical certificates to them must now be certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. This webinar was recorded at a live course and can be completed at your leisure from the comfort of your home or office.

Click here for more information and to register.


The National Institute on Drug Abuse and Medscape Education present:

Safe Prescribing for Pain
The goal of this activity is to describe the prevalence of prescription opioid abuse in the United States and the skills and tools clinicians can use to screen for and prevent abuse in patients with pain. Earn 1.25 CME credits with this online course.

and

Managing Pain Patients Who Abuse Rx Drugs
The goal of this activity is to describe the symptoms and prevalence of opioid addiction and dependence in patients with chronic pain, and the steps clinicians can take to screen for, prevent, and treat such conditions. Earn 1.75 CME credits with this online course.

Click here for more information and to register for either of these courses.

Note: These activities are not accredited by TAFP.


The Test Texas HIV Coalition presents:

Implementing Routine HIV Testing in Health Care Settings

In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines recommending routine HIV testing for all patients aged 13-64. This course assists health care providers in the implementation of routine HIV testing. Topics include making the case for routine HIV testing, basics of HIV testing, offering an opt-out HIV test, delivering HIV test results, and implementing a routine HIV testing program in your practice.

Click here to see more about the course. To register, go to the TRAIN Texas website and search for course ID #1033254.

Note: This activity is not accredited by TAFP.


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center presents:

Free online CME credit on various topics, including numerous options that fulfill the ethics requirement. Topics include Fundamental Principles in Communication, Managing Difficult Communication, and others. Click here to see more options and to begin.

Note: This activity is not accredited by TAFP.


Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Medical Communications Media, and the NJAFP present:

Improving Medication Adherence: The Evolving Role of Technology
A Video Roundtable Series

This novel video roundtable series focuses on how family physicians can use health information technology to improve medication adherence in their patients. The first three segments of this six-part series focuses on a key technology: electronic health records (EHRs), mobile and digital communication, and social media. This free CME-certified series will increase your awareness and guide you in using these tools as a means of improving medication adherence and quality of care. Faculty includes family physicians Enoch Choi and Mike Sevilla.

Find more information and access the program here.

Note: This activity is not accredited by TAFP.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Immunization Safety Office presents:

Continuing Education on Influenza Vaccine Safety (FREE)
“Real Talk About Influenza Vaccine – Be Informed and Be Prepared”

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Immunization Safety Office is proud to offer a free continuing education (CME and CE) activity titled “Real Talk About Influenza Vaccine – Be Informed and Be Prepared” now on Medscape. The CME and CE offer includes a roundtable discussion with three vaccine safety prevention experts and is intended for clinicians who routinely administer influenza vaccines and who evaluate and treat patients experiencing adverse events following influenza immunization, including family medicine and internal medicine physicians, pediatricians, obstetricians/gynecologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses.

To participate in this free CME activity, please visit cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/732969. To preview the popular CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape, please visit www.medscape.com/partners/cdc/public/cdc-commentary.

Note: This activity is not accredited by TAFP.