Two Opportunities in 2014 for DOT Medical Examiner Certification Training
Effective May 21, 2014, all health care professionals who perform physical examinations and issue medical certificates for CMV Drivers will be required to complete accredited certification training and pass an examination.
The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) is a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program. It REQUIRES all medical examiners (MEs) who wish to perform physical examinations for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers to be trained and certified in FMCSA physical qualification standards.
Atlanta - Thursday, February 27th OR Friday, February 28th
Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center
246 Perimeter Center Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA
8:30AM - 3:00PM
Faculty: Mike Busman, MD and Thomas White, MD
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of Credit is Pending.
AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express™ in Atlanta
Attend a three-and-a-half day live course with your colleagues to review the evidence-based principles of family medicine and learn effective test-taking strategies. Earn up to 27.25 AAFP Prescribed credits.
February 20 – 23, Atlanta, GA.
T2DM Treatment Decisions: Practical Strategies for Interdisciplinary Teams
This activity addresses the complexities of diabetes disease management. It will cover topics such as the latest knowledge regarding medications, current insights into patient self-care models, and will address the question of "how do I utilize the resources in my practice, community, and region to provide the best possible healthcare framework for my patients with diabetes?"Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Explain the prevalence of type 2 diabetes among special populations in the United States.
- Discuss relevance of optimal type 2 diabetes patient management in all patients, with a focus on those at risk and those representing racial and ethnic minority populations in the United States.
- List most common barriers to providing optimal type 2 diabetes care from a population-specific perspective, as well as an urban and rural perspective, and develop strategies to overcome them.
- Summarize the American Diabetes Association guidelines and explain how clinicians can apply evidence-based guidelines and algorithms to improve type 2 diabetes care in the primary care setting.
- Assess and determine the most appropriate treatment plans for patients using single, dual, and triple therapy regimens.
- Understand the rationale behind the pros and cons for earlier use of insulin in type 2 diabetes patient management.
- Apply strategies to help you effectively communicate with patients about meal planning, physical activity, medication adherence, and blood glucose monitoring.
Participants may earn up to 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 2.0 AAFP credits upon completion of posttest and evaluation.
Please click here http://t2dmtxdecisions.com/emonograph to access the interactive CME activity.
This CME activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Reporting your CME Credits
You can self report CME credits from any accredited AAFP event by visiting the AAFP site at www.aafp.org and logging into your account. Once logged in, on the left hand navigation bar, select View my CME Record. Then, in the left hand navigation bar, select Report my CME.
As a GAFP member, GAFP staff will submit your credits for all GAFP meetings in which a CME report form has been completed and returned to the GAFP offices.
For further information about reporting CME, contact the AAFP at (800) 274-2237
ABFM Certification\Recertification Exam Information
The American Board of Family Medicine has instituted the Maintenance of Certification Program for Family Physicians (MC-FP) to enhance the clinical excellence of its diplomats. To maintain certification with the ABFM, diplomats will be required to successfully complete the four components of MC-FP prior to the expiration of their certificate. For a full description of MC-FP, click here.
For additional information on MC-FP, you can download the
MC-FP instruction booklet.
American Board of Family Medicine
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Lexington, Kentucky 40511-1247
Phone 859-269-5626 or 888-995-5700
FAX 859-335-7501 or 859-335-7509