Symptom Evaluation for the Primary Care Physician

Oakstone Primary Care Series - Clinical Update

Perfect your approach to symptom evaluation and ensure better clinical outcomes in the primary care setting. Ideal for MOC!

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

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Ensure Better Clinical Outcomes

This comprehensive CME course is a thorough review of  a wide variety of signs and symptoms seen in primary care practice on a daily basis. From taking a history and performing an exam, to recognizing less common signs, Symptom Evaluation for the Primary Care Physician will guide you to:

  • Recognize, evaluate and manage signs and symptoms in patients of varying ages
  • Diagnose a disease correctly and minimize the risk of unnecessary treatment, side effects and complications
  • Discuss the complications involved when a presenting symptom is overlooked
  • Identify the key sign of an underlying disorder and explore various approaches to the presenting symptom

Expand Your Diagnostic Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Symptom Evaluation for the Primary Care Physician provides a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsand 6.5 MOC points and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Oakstone

Course Director:
Donald B. Middleton, MD
Professor of Family Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
School of Medicine
Vice President for
Family Practice Education
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA

Credits: Earn a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 6.5 MOC points

  • Cough: GERD, Rhinitis, Allergy, Drug-Induced, Psychogenic - Mitchell J. Patti, MD
  • Diarrhea and Constipation - Dan R. Trellis, MD
  • Blurred Vision: Cataracts, Retinal Disorders, Red and/or Painful Eye - John C. Maher, MD
  • Otolagia, Parotitis, Sinusitis, and Sore Throat - Suman Golla, MD
  • Dizziness and Disequilibrium - Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD
  • Obesity - Molly Baldwin Conroy, MD, MPH
  • Dental and Oral Disorders: Abscess, Trauma, Masses - Donald B. Middleton, MD
  • Toxicology and Poison Control - Michael J. Lynch, MD

Course Director

Donald B. Middleton, MD

  • Professor of Family Medicine
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Vice President for Family Practice Education
  • UPMC St. Margaret
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Faculty

Molly Baldwin Conroy, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Science
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD

  • Professor, Departments of Otolaryngology and Neurology
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Suman Golla, MD

  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Director, Office of University of Pittsburgh
  • Physicians Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists
  • UPMC St. Margaret
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Michael J. Lynch, MD

  • Medical Director, Pittsburgh Poison Center
  • Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Toxicology
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Divisions of Adolescent and Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Pittsburgh, PA

 

John C. Maher, MD

  • Eye Physicians & Surgeons, Ltd.
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Mitchell J. Patti, MD

  • Director of Respiratory Therapy and Intensive Care Medicine
  • UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Dan R. Trellis, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.5 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 enables the participant to earn up to 6.5 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 points.

Date of original release: July 31, 2016
Date of credit termination: July 31, 2019
Contact Hours: 6.5

The contact hours are inclusive of 1.5 hours of pharmacotherapeutics.

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Differentiate among the common signs of cough
  • Evaluate the causes of vision disorders
  • Analyze the causes and underlying conditions of dizziness and disequilibrium
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of hearing loss
  • Distinguish among the myriad causes of constipation and diarrhea
  • Identify the issues leading to obesity and weight gain
  • Diagnose causes of mouth and teeth abscesses
  • Assess toxic substance symptoms and poison control

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for Internists, Family Physicians, Geriatricians Pediatricians, and Obstetricians/Gynecologists (who act as primary care physicians). This also includes Residents in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care.

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