Comprehensive Review of Family Medicine 2017


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Comprehensive Review of Family Medicine

Oakstone Board Review

Stay current at your own pace and learn from some of the smartest minds in family medicine.

Essential Update for Family Practitioners

Intended for family physicians, general practitioners, certified registered nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, this CME program directed by Donald B. Middleton, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/UPMC St. Margaret, and featuring a talented faculty will guide you in:

  • Evaluating symptoms of common disorders and diseases affecting various organ systems
  • Understanding the latest pharmacological thinking regarding anticoagulants, beta blockers and other medications
  • Treating sports injuries, dementia, pain, allergies, skin disorders, infectious disease, and other conditions


Symptom Evaluation

  • 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
  • Otalgia, Parotitis, Sinusitis, and Sore Throat – Suman Golla, MD
  • Dizziness and Disequilibrium – Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD
  • Obesity – Goutham Rao, MD
  • Dental and Oral Disorders: Abscess, Trauma, Masses – Donald B. Middleton, MD
  • Toxicology and Poison Control – Michael J. Lynch, MD

Pharmacologic Updates

  • Anticoagulants – Elizabeth Cassidy, PharmD, BCPS
  • Beta Blockers – Elizabeth Cassidy, PharmD, BCPS
  • Anti Diabetic Medication – Roberta Farrah, PharmD, BCPS
  • Skin Infections – Aaron J. Pickering, PharmD

Cancer Screening

  • Cancer Screening: Breast, Cervix, Ovary, Prostate, Bladder – Richard D. Bruehlman, MD
  • Cancer Screening: Pancreas, Colon, Lung, Lymphoma – Mark S. Georgiadis, MD


  • Headaches – Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
  • Neuropathy and Nerve Entrapment – J. Stephen Shymansky, MD
  • Seizures – Donald B. Middleton, MD
  • Dementia and Delirium – Oscar L. Lopez, MD
  • Gait Disorders and Falls – Vincent M. Balestrino, MD
  • Stroke – Maxim D. Hammer, MD


  • Surgical Disorders: Diverticulitis, Appendicitis, Cholecystitis, Pancreatitis – Kevin O. Garrett, MD, FACS
  • Rectal Diseases – Christopher J. Bartels, MD
  • Fatty Liver, Cirrhosis, and Hepatitis – Thomas J. Kelly, MD


  • Osteoporosis – Marianne Koenig, PharmD, BCPS
  • Diabetes Mellitus Types 1 and 2: Including Insulin Use – Francis X. Solano, Jr., MD, FACP
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders – Sachin Bahl, MD


  • Acne – Richard P. Usatine, MD
  • Eczema and Rashes – Richard P. Usatine, MD
  • Skin Cancer – Richard P. Usatine, MD
  • Hair Loss, Nail Disorders, and Psoriasis – Laura Korb Ferris, MD, PhD

Urology and Nephrology

  • Incontinence – Gregory Smith, MD
  • Erectile and Sexual Dysfunction – Stephen A. Wilson, MD, MPH, FAAFP
  • Kidney Stones – B. Wayne Blount, MD
  • Acute and Chronic Renal Failure – Nabil H. Mikhael, MD, MRCP, FASN

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Medical Disorders of Pregnancy – Karen M. Moyer, MD
  • Abnormal Menstrual Periods and Abnormal Bleeding – Edward J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections and Screening – Margot L. Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE
  • Contraception and Birth Control – Karen M. Moyer, MD


  • Pediatric Orthopedic Conditions – Francis G. O’Connor, MD, MPH
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases – Andrew J. Nowalk, MD, PhD
  • Pediatric Immunizations – Richard K. Zimmerman, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FIDSA
  • Anticipatory Guidance: Development Assessment, Bright Futures, etc. – Kristin M. Hannibal, MD
  • Behavioral Disorders: ADHD, Learning Disorders, Bullying, Truancy, and Lying – Susan N. Van Cleve, DNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP
  • Common Childhood Disorders: Enuresis, Abnormal Sleep, Encopresis – Sylvia S. Choi, MD, FAAP
  • Infant Nutrition – Maryellen A. Schroeder, MD


  • Allergies – Todd D. Green, MD

Psychiatric Disorders

  • Depression and Bipolar Disorder – Kevin R. Patterson, MD
  • Medications for Psychosis and Anxiety – Heather Sakely, PharmD
  • Eating Disorders – Edward J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP
  • Motivational Interviewing: Addiction, Smoking, and Overeating – Patricia McGuire, MD


  • Topics in Arthritis – Thaddeus A. Osial, Jr., MD
  • Back and Neck Pain – Francis G. O’Connor, MD, MPH
  • Common Sports Injuries – Jeanne M. Doperak, DO

Infectious Disease

  • Adult Infections: Cellulitis, Sinusitis, UTI and Pyelonephritis, and Pneumonia – Raymond E. Pontzer, MD, FACP
  • Adult Immunizations: Influenza, Shingles, Tdap, and Pneumococcus – Donald B. Middleton, MD
  • Imported Illnesses – Niladri Das, MD


  • Hypertension – James R. Johnston, MD
  • Coronary Artery Disease – Peter J. Counihan, MB, FACC
  • Arrhythmia Management, including EKG Reading – Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease: Carotid Artery Stenosis, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, and Pedal Disease – James C. Dewar, MD
  • Hyperlipidemia – Stephanie Ballard, PharmD, BCPS
  • Congestive Heart Failure – Michael A. Mathier, MD, FACC


  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – Matthew Synan, MD
  • Asthma – Jennie Broders Jarrett, PharmD, BCPS
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea – Patrick J. Strollo, Jr., MD

Pharmacologic Updates

  • Thromboembolism and Thrombosis – Phillip E. Lamberty, MD
  • Anemia and Thrombocytopenia – Peter G. Ellis, MD


  • Office Procedures – Edward J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recommend the correct antibiotic for skin infections. Avoidance of incorrect antibiotic prescription will be stressed
  • Differentiate among common and uncommon allergies
  • Evaluate the causes of osteoporosis
  • Recognize and treat eczema and rashes
  • Arrange appropriate evaluation and treatment for hypertension
  • Describe the management options for peripheral vascular disease
  • Identify the best prevention of and therapy for obesity
  • Choose the proper screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • Analyze the cause of incontinence
  • Categorize common pediatric infectious diseases

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for family physicians, general practitioners, emergency department physicians, certified registered nurse practitioners (CRNPs), physician assistants (PAs), geriatricians, internists, primary care obstetrician/gynecologists.

Date of Original Release: March 31, 2017
Date Credits Expire: March 31, 2020

Delivery Method

you will receive download link of the course, the link will NOT expire and can be used anytime



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