Overview

American Medical Seminars, Inc. was founded to provide high-quality practice-based CME. The seminars are held in beautiful, culturally rich Sarasota, Florida in an effort to combine your need for education with your needs for a vacation, relaxation and quality family time.

AMS currently provides 21 live CME activities from November through June each year. These Live courses are recorded, edited and reproduced as Self-Study courses that are made available in various formats of DVDs, MP4s, Audio CDs and MP3s.

Therefore, your ability to study any time you travel, commute to the office or during any other "down-time" has never been more productive or convenient. Our rigorous course development methods ensure that you will be provided with concise, practical and evidence-based information that you can use in your practice today.


Cardiology for Primary Care and Hospital Medicine

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to formulate a practical and evidence-based, guideline-driven approach to common cardiac disorders. The participant should be able to determine and employ various physical exam techniques as well as appropriate diagnostic tests that should be considered to assess the severity of the patient's problem and...
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Cardiovascular Emergencies: Beyond A-B-C and ACLS

All of our medical meetings are clinically useful evidence/case-based, guideline-driven, Primary Care content that is immediately applicable to your practice. All of our CME conferences, both live and recorded, can be found at www.AmericanMedicalSeminars.com. AMS CME meetings are held in both Sarasota, Florida and San Diego, CA, and are designed for Primary Care Practitioners in the specialt...
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Dermatology in the Primary Care Office – From Principles to Practice Strategies

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the various etiologies and pathogens for the more common lesions; determine the characteristics of commonly seen skin disorders and develop an appropriate differential that leads to the most probable diagnosis; apply a treatment plan and follow-up procedure that will enable the practicing physician to...
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Dermatology: Principles and Practice Strategies for the Primary Care Office

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the various etiologies and pathogens for the more common lesions; distinguish the characteristics of commonly seen skin disorders and develop an appropriate differential that leads to the most probable diagnosis; apply a treatment plan and follow-up procedure that will enable the practicing physician ...
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Emergency Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach to Adult Care

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the epidemiology, demographics and common clinical presentations for the diseases and disorders discussed; construct an appropriate history, physical exam and laboratory evaluation to develop cost-effective and accurate diagnosis; manage as well as employ appropriate follow-up and/or specialty referr...
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Emergency Medicine: Practicing According to the Evidence

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the epidemiology, demographics and common clinical presentations for the diseases and disorders discussed; construct an appropriate history, physical exam and laboratory evaluation to develop cost-effective and accurate diagnosis; manage as well as employ appropriate follow-up and/or specialty referra...
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Endocrinology and Rheumatology: The Most Practical and Useful Topics from Two Specialties

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the epidemiology and presenting complaints of the commonly seen disorders within the specialities of Endocrinology and Rheumatology; apply a practical approach to the use of laboratory studies and physical exam for developing a differential or diagnosis; determine the various treatment options availab...
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Family Medicine, Pediatrics and Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach to Clinical Problems

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the etiologies and recognize the clinical presentations of the commonly seen disorders presented; indicate diagnostic tests available and the suggested use for making a diagnosis; implement available treatment options and appropriate long-term care when indicated. This activity is expected to result i...
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Family Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach to Patient Care

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the etiologies and the clinical presentations of the commonly seen disorders presented; indicate diagnostic tests available and the suggested use for making a diagnosis; implement available treatment options and appropriate long-term care when indicated. This activity is expected to result in improved...
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Hospital Medicine: Management of the Hospitalized Adult Patient

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to formulate a practical approach to common disorders found in the hospitalized adult patient; determine the diagnostic tests that can be used to determine the severity of the patient's problem and make an accurate diagnosis; apply the various treatment options available and recognize when to treat and when to ca...
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Hospitalist and Internal Medicine Review and Update: Inpatient and Outpatient Care

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to develop an approach to the patient with metabolic disorders to arrive at a cost-effective diagnosis; apply a treatment plan that considers lifestyles, medications and specialty referral or monitoring needs; identify patients likely to develop complications and determine the long-term needs as well as resource ...
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Infectious Diseases in the Adult Patient: A Primary Care Update

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the epidemiology and classify commonly presenting infectious diseases; identify the clinical manifestations, pathogenesis and methods of diagnosing the presenting diseases; and apply the current recommendations of pharmacologic management, referral or follow-up and prevention. This activity is expect...
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Infectious Diseases: Adult Issues in the Outpatient and Inpatient Settings

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the epidemiology and classify commonly presenting infectious diseases; determine the clinical manifestations, pathogenesis and methods of diagnosing the presenting diseases; and apply the current recommendations of pharmacologic management, referral or follow-up and prevention. This activity is expec...
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Internal Medicine: A Clinical Update

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to develop an approach to the patient with metabolic disorders to arrive at a cost-effective diagnosis; apply a treatment plan that considers lifestyles, medications and specialty referral or monitoring needs; identify patients likely to develop complications and determine the long-term needs as well as resource ...
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Neurology: Top Topic Updates for Primary Care

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to implement practical and cost effective methods available in making a preliminary diagnosis; employ effective history and physical exam techniques; differentiate when they should treat certain disorders versus when to refer for specialist care. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in makin...
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Pediatric Emergency Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to formulate an appropriate differential diagnosis of the various presenting disorders; apply proper lifestabilizing measures as well as identify the lifethreatening emergencies as requiring urgent treatment and/or hospital admission; organize an approach to diagnosis and test ordering and develop a treatment pla...
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Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Emergent and Urgent Challenges

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to formulate an appropriate differential diagnosis of the various presenting disorders; apply proper lifestabilizing measures as well as identify the lifethreatening emergencies as requiring urgent treatment and/or hospital admission; organize an approach to diagnosis and test ordering and develop a treatment pla...
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Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Primary Care and Hospitalist Approach

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the epidemiology and classify commonly presenting infectious diseases; differentiate among the various serious infections requiring immediate therapy; apply appropriate use of laboratory studies and determine when to refer to a specialist. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in ...
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Primary Care and Womens Health: An Update and Review

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the typical etiology of the Gynecologic disorders presented; apply improved diagnostic methods and ordering of tests in the Primary Care office and Emergency Medicine setting; choose the appropriate treatment and drugs for commonly seen GYN disorders as well as identify treatment failures vs. recurren...
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Primary Care Challenges for Todays Practitioner: Practice Strategies for Internal and Family Medicine Specialists

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the etiologies and recognize the clinical presentations of the commonly seen disorders presented; indicate diagnostic tests available and the suggested use for making a diagnosis; implement available treatment options and appropriate long-term care when indicated. This activity is expected to result i...
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Primary Care: Top Topics in Geriatrics

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to identify the etiologies, epidemiologies and presenting clinical manifestations of the disorders described; implement a differential diagnosis and laboratory assessment plans; outline the therapeutic intervention, possible complications and preventive measures. This activity is expected to result in improved co...
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Radiology for the Non-Radiologist

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to choose the appropriate ordering of x-rays, CT scans or MRI studies; employ interpretation skills that will improve patient outcomes resulting from recognition of normal vs. abnormal vs. poor technique; identify x-ray pathology that is commonly seen, commonly missed and how to prevent the latter in the clinical...
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Sports Medicine: A Primary Care Perspective

This AMS CME medical conferences is Live, half-day, Commercial Support Free medical events and are approved for 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ All of our medical meetings are clinically useful evidence/case-based, guideline-driven, Primary Care content that is immediately applicable to your practice. All of our CME conferences, both live and recorded, can be found at www.AmericanMedicalSe...
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