Primary Care Reports (Vol. 21, No. 8) - August 1, 2015

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Release date: August 2015

Valid through: August 2018

Target Audience

This activity is intended for primary care and family practice physicians.

Objectives

  • Summarize recent, significant studies related to the practice of primary care medicine
  • Evaluate the credibility of published data and recommendations related to primary care medicine
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of new diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the primary care setting.

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits
  • 2.25 AAFP Credits

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.0 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.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits.

Primary Care Reports has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 2.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins January 1, 2015. Term of approval is for one year from this date with the option of yearly renewal.

Faculty Listing

Authors

Runa Acharya, MD, University of Iowa-Des Moines Internal Medicine Residency Program at UnityPoint Health, Des Moines, IA

Udaya M. Kabadi, MD, FACP, FRCP(C), FACE, Veteran Affairs Medical Center and Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, IA; Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine, Iowa City; and University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City; Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, and Des Moines University, Des Moines

Peer Reviewer

Jay Shubrook, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP, Professor, Primary Care Department, Touro University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

Editors

Medical Editor: Gregory T. Wise, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Oscar Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, President, Kettering Physicians Network, Dayton, OH

AHC Media Executive Editor: Leslie G. Coplin

Associate Managing Editor: Jonathan Springston

Financial Disclosure

Author Runa Acharya, MD reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Author Udaya M. Kabadi, MD, FACP, FRCP(C), FACE reports he is a consultant and on the speakers bureau for Sanofi. Peer reviewer Jay Shubrook, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP, reports he receives grant/research support from Sanofi and is a consultant for Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Astra Zeneca.

Primary Care Reports’ editor Gregory R. Wise, MD, reports he is on the speaker’s bureau for the Medicines Company. Executive editor Leslie G. Coplin, and associate managing editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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