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UCSF Primary Care Medicine: Principles and Practices

  • Earn up to 16.50 CME credits

UCSF Primary Care Medicine: Principles and Practices

$695.00

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Overview

Explore the Latest in Primary Care CME

This online CME course presents a comprehensive review of new developments in outpatient management, along with controversies, specialty problems, and best practices in the primary care setting. Dr. Robert Baron and a roster of expert UCSF faculty discuss preventive medicine, reduction of cardiovascular risk factors, day-to-day clinical problems, chronic disease management, women's health, geriatrics, behavioral medicine, optimal use of diagnostic tests and new medications, and more.

 

UCSF Primary Care Medicine: Principles and Practices uses 20+ continuing medical education lectures and case-based discussions to focus on health disparities and promote quality, safety, equity, and value in the care of vulnerable patients with COVID-19 and other common illnesses.

Topics / Speakers

Controversies in Cancer Screening 2023 - Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH

Best Practices in Adult Vaccination - Lisa Winston, MD

Chronic Kidney Disease: Integrating New Tests, New Guidelines, and New Medications - Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH

Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis – What’s New and Controversial in 2023 - Anne Schafer, MD

Current Challenges in Management of Asthma and COPD - Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, MAEd

Type 2 Diabetes – Which Medications for Which Patients - Robert Rushakoff, MD, MS

Management of Outpatient Respiratory Infections as the Covid Pandemic Evolves - Paul Nadler, MD

Covid-19 – Where Do We Stand, What Have We Learned, Where are We Going - Peter Chin-Hong, MD

Quality Contraceptive Care – Counseling and Controversies - Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS

Updates in the Evaluation and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea - What We Can Learn from the Upper Airway - Jolie Chang, MD

Prevention, Detection, and Treatment of Common Liver Diseases in 2023 - Rena Fox, MD

Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist – New Innovations and New Guidelines - Krishan Soni, MD, MBA, FACC

Urologic Health in the Aging Male - Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS, FACS

Dementia 2023 – The Latest on Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention - Gil D. Rabinovici, MD

Updates in Health Policy – Implications for Practicing Clinicians - Elisabeth Askin, MD

STIs In 2023 – Best Practices for Prevention and Treatment - Michael Policar, MD, MPH

Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain - Fibromyalgia to Long Covid and Everything in Between - Andrew J. Gross, MD

Management of Common Disorders of the Eye - Saras Ramanathan, MD

Gynecologic Issues in Older Women - Rebecca Jackson, MD

Office Assessment and Treatment of Obesity – Diets, Drugs, and Surgery - Diana Thiara, MD

Dermatology in Primary Care – Recognition and Treatment of Common and Uncommon Disorders of the Skin - Lindy Fox, MD

Faculty

Course Chair

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Course Faculty

(University of California, San Francisco unless indicated)

Elisabeth Askin, MD

Associate Clinical Professor

Director of QI and Innovation

Division of General Internal Medicine

Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS, FACS

Professor of Urology

Chair, Department of Urology

Jolie Chang, MD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology

Chief, Sleep Surgery and General Otolaryngology

Peter Chin-Hong, MD

Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Disease

Associate Dean for Regional Campuses

Lindy P. Fox, MD

Professor of Dermatology

Director, Hospital Consultation Service

Director, Complex Medical Dermatology Fellowship

Rena Fox, MD

Professor of Medicine

Andrew J. Gross, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Co-Director, UCSF Scleroderma Center

Department of Rheumatology

Rebecca Jackson, MD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,

and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Paul Nadler, MD

Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Acute Care Clinic and Respiratory Screening Center

Michael Policar, MD, MPH

Professor of Obstetrics

Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Gil D. Rabinovici, MD

Edward Fein & Pearl Landrith Distinguished Professor

Director, UCSF Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Departments of Neurology, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Saras Ramanathan, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology

Chief, Division of Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Robert Rushakoff, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, UCSF Diabetes Clinic at Mount Zion

Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, MAEd

Associate Professor of Medicine

Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program

Associate Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Anne Schafer, MD

Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF

Chief of Endocrinology and Metabolism

San Francisco VA Health Care System

Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Associate Chief of Medicine for Research Development

San Francisco VA Medical Center

Krishan Soni, MD, MBA, FACC

Assistant Professor

Division of Cardiology

Medical Director of Quality and Safety for the Heart and Vascular Center

Associate Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Diana Thiara, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director, UCSF Adult Weight Management Program

Judith M. E. Walsh, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Associate Medical Director, UCSF Women’s Health Primary Care Practice

Lisa Winston, MD

Professor of Medicine

Chief of Staff and Hospital Epidemiologist

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Accreditation

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, the University of California, San Francisco is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation

UCSF designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Date of Original Release: December 15, 2023
Date Credits Expire: December 14, 2026

 

Learning Objectives

After completing the UCSF Primary Care Medicine: Principles and Practices course, 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, stroke, and STIs
  • Manage common office problems including diabetes, coronary heart disease, valvular heart disease, chronic kidney disease, asthma, COPD, stroke, TIAs, osteoporosis, liver disease, obesity, BPH, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, eye disease, skin disease, and chronic pain
  • Manage common specialty problems in cardiology, endocrinology, infectious disease, pulmonary medicine, rheumatology, hepatology, nephrology, neurology, urology, dermatology, gynecology, sports medicine, otolaryngology, and ophthalmology
  • Diagnose and treat common problems in women's health including cancer prevention, family planning, genitourinary symptoms, and osteoporosis
  • Understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on primary care practice and use best practices to treat patients with COVID-related conditions
  • Understand the impact that changes in health policy have on clinical practice
  • 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 clinician and advocate with a deeper understanding of structural racism, health disparities, and the central role of primary care clinicians in providing equitable, patient-centered care

Intended Audience

This course is 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.

Quick Facts

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Provider: University of California, San Francisco

Course Chair:

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Credits: Earn a maximum of 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

 

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