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The Comprehensive Primary Care Update
Updates Across All Major Areas of Primary Care and Guidance to Incorporate Them into Practice for State-of-the-Art Patient Care

This highly rated Harvard Medical School CME program provides a comprehensive update of the most important changes and advances impacting primary care and guidance to incorporate them into everyday clinical practice. Speakers are among the top clinician-educators at Harvard Medical School.

State-of-the-art approaches to the most frequent primary care clinical challenges:

• COVID-19 endemic update: Epidemiology, prevention, and lessons learned
• Disease prevention and health promotion: Are you and your patients up to date with current recommendations?
• Hypertension: Customizing targets and treatment strategies for each individual patient
• Diabetes: Combining innovative therapeutic combinations with traditional approaches
• Cholesterol management: Setting targets and achieving goals specific to patient risk
• Examination skills: Improved techniques for joint examinations, back, shoulder, knee, hand, and foot
• Depression and anxiety: Practical stepwise approaches for primary care
• Dyspepsia and dysphagia: Approaching the complexities of the foregut
• Arthritis: Effective management of articular inflammation
• Sleep disorders: Alternative approaches to achieving restorative sleep
• Headaches: Established and innovative options
• Anemia: Straightforward approaches for abnormal results encountered in office practice
• Asthma: New innovations for sustained patient comfort
• Obesity: Employing new therapeutic options in practice
• Lifestyle medicine interventions: How to begin healthy changes for your patients (and yourself)
• Preop evaluation: What is needed for patient safety and optimal outcomes
• Marijuana: Value or hype?

Along with updates on frequent primary care clinical challenges, this program also delivers up-to-date education recognizing and addressing social, racial, sexual, and cultural differences to ensure optimized care for all patients.

Optimal diagnosis, treatment, and clinical outcomes for complex office-based practice

• Heart failure: Improving patient functional capacity with combined therapies
• Biomodulators: Must-know information for primary care clinicians
• Liver diseases: Treatment strategies that preserve function
• Neurology: Cannot-miss presentations in primary care
• Lung: Management of inflammatory conditions
• Opioids: Dosing, patient selection, addiction, and weaning
• Anticoagulation: Expanding the use of the new targeted agents
• Antibiotic stewardship: Advanced decision-making for the most common infections
• Kidney health: Improved strategies for nephron protection
• Atrial fibrillation: Pharmacologic and ablation strategies
• Medication interactions: Avoiding unintended adverse outcomes
• Our aging demographic: Supporting independence and autonomy
• Alcohol use disorder: Diverse approaches that expand your repertoire of options
• Female incontinence: Basic approaches and new options
• Cognitive decline: What can we do based on the evidence?

Practice management, reimbursement, self-care

We are committed to offering the best practices for managing reimbursement, telehealth, healthcare equity, and the needs of diverse patient populations. Highlights of the program include:
• Special lecture: Advanced practice management planning based on nationwide experiences
• Primary care payment reform: What you need to know to have your work recognized and appropriately compensated
• Coaching: The art of supporting your patients and your colleagues
• Biases: Strategies for achieving equity and addressing disparities
• Self-care: Setting boundaries to sustain ourselves
• Maintaining connections with patients: The elements of a patient-centered neurologic examination

Knowledge Advancement and Skills Development Workshops

You can choose from 36 live streaming workshops to tailor the program to your specific practice needs. These workshops will all be recorded, allowing you to (re)view them online, at your convenience, for up to 90 days following the conclusion of this program.

This year’s workshop choices include:
• Advanced diabetes management
• Preoperative evaluation
• Concussions
• Tick-borne diseases
• Dermatology for office practice
• Otolaryngology
• Ophthalmology
• Exploring the risks of the supplements your patients are taking (without telling you)
• Medical marijuana
• Wellness coaching
• Supporting independence and autonomy for elderly patients
• Knee orthopedics
• Shoulder orthopedics
• Foot and ankle orthopedics
• Wrist and hand orthopedics
• Low back pain
• Contraception
• Alcohol use disorders
• Breast and ovarian cancer risk assessment
• Irritable bowel syndrome
• Allergy and urticaria
• Thyroid disorders
• Adult attention deficit disorder
• Optimizing independence for older patients
• Biomodulators 101
• Biases and behaviors in clinical practice
• Office gynecology
• Movement disorders
• Unraveling the mysteries of LFTs
• Non-diabetes endocrinology
• Electrolyte imbalances
• Male urology
• Psychopharmacology in the context of dementia
• Incontinence management

The 2022 program has been enhanced for distance learning. In addition to being live streamed, all sessions will be recorded and made available to participants for online viewing for 90 days after the end of the course.


Oct 31, 2022


Nurse Practitioner , Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME


Live / Seminar, Webinar / Webcast / Video



Credits / Hours

44.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 13.00 Credits Risk Management Study, 44.00 ABIM MOC Points; AAFP


Harvard Medical School, ACCME, AAFP, Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, ABIM MOC

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Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Family Medicine, Geriatrics / LTC, Internal Medicine, Preventive Care, Primary Care

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Cambridge Health Alliance, Mount Auburn Hospital

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LIVE Activity Location Details

10-17-2022 - 10-21-2022

Live Streaming
United States of America

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