Stay Up-to-Date on Evidence-Based Medicine

Between hectic schedules, ever-changing regulations, new research and a global pandemic, it’s time to stop, breathe and hit the refresh button. Explore new perspectives on tried-and-true techniques, reboot your OMT skills and get a renewed sense of what’s going on in osteopathic family medicine at the 2021 ACOFP Intensive Osteopathic Update, taking place virtually July 23–25. 


Schedule-at-a-Glance*


Friday, July 23

           
             
10:30–11:20 am CT   General CME Session    
    Welcoming Remarks + Pharmacological and Lifestyle Intervention for Anxiety and Depression
             
11:20–11:30 am CT    BREAK
 
   
             
11:30 am–12:20 pm CT Concurrent CME Sessions
   

  Track 1: Crystal Induced Arthritis
Track 2: HEDIS Update Using Exclusion Criteria for Cancer Screening
Track 3: Telemedicine: Where Are We Now?
Track 4: Treatments for Insomnia
             
12:20–12:30 pm CT
  BREAK        
             
12:30–1:20 pm CT   Concurrent CME Sessions
   
    Track 1: Benzodiazepines and Amphetamines: Proper Use, Abuse, Alternatives and If/How to Wean
Track 2: Endocrine: The Tricky Thyroid
Track 3: Fad Diets: What They Are & How to Advise Patients For/Against Medications
Track 4: EKG Basics for the Family Physician
             
1:20–1:50 pm CT   Product Showcase 
    Differentiating Bipolar Depression and MDD
    Presented by AbbVie
    Note: This session is not eligible for CME credit.
             
1:50–2:40 pm CT   Concurrent CME Sessions        
    Track 1: Evidence Behind the Use (or Not) of Common Vitamins and Supplements
Track 2: Deprescribing in the Geriatric Patient
Track 3: Basic OMT Modality Review
Track 4: Bootcamp for Elevated Liver Function

             
2:40–2:50 pm CT   BREAK
       
             
2:50–3:40 pm CT   Concurrent CME Sessions
       
    Track 1: Street Drugs: Common Names and How to Identify Based on Presentation & Symptoms
Track 2: Diabetes Management: Integrating Newer Agents for Cardiovascular Protection and Weight Loss
Track 3: OMT Basics for Headaches
Track 4: Hospice: A Brief Review for the PCP/Hospitalist

             
3:40–3:50 pm CT   BREAK        
             
3:50–4:40 pm CT   General CME Session
   
    Working Through Things That Annoy Doctors
             

           

Saturday, July 24

           
             
10:30–11:20 am CT   General CME Session
   
    Welcoming Remarks + Physician/Provider Depression and Ways to Cope
             
11:20–11:30 am CT   BREAK        
             
11:30 am–12:20 pm CT Concurrent CME Sessions
   
    Track 1: ADA Standards of Care 2021
Track 2: Common Orthopedic Injuries
Track 3: OMT for the Weekend Warrior
Track 4: Save Some Room for Rheum: Rheumatology Advice and Pearls in the Management of Common Rheumatologic Disorders

             
12:20–12:30 pm CT   BREAK        
             
12:30–1:20 pm CT   Concurrent CME Sessions
   
    Track 1: Exercise OMT
Track 2: Pain Management and Opioid Use
Track 3: The Role of Family Physicians in Providing Gender Inclusive Care
             
1:20–1:50 pm CT   Product Showcase    
             
1:50–2:40 pm CT   Concurrent CME Sessions
   

  Track 1: Prevention and Management of Traveler's Disease
Track 2: To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe? That Is the Question
Track 3: Acute Headache Management in Children
Track 4: Pediatric Dermatology Update
             
2:40–2:50 pm CT   BREAK        
             
2:50–3:40 pm CT   Concurrent CME Sessions
   
    Track 1: Adult Dermatology
Track 2: An Evidence-Based and Efficient Approach to Pre-Op Assessments
Track 3: Happy Feet: An Osteopathic Approach to Common Foot Disorders
Track 4: 2021 Outpatient Billing and Coding Updates

             
3:40–3:50 pm CT   BREAK        
             
3:50–4:30 pm CT   General CME Session
   
    The Work-Life Balance Challenge: How Do We Achieve It? 
             

           

Sunday, July 25

           
             
10:30–11:20 am   General CME Session
   
    Welcoming Remarks + Post-Acute Care for COVID-19 Long Haulers & Long Termers
             
11:20–11:30 am   BREAK        
             
11:30 am–12:20 pm Concurrent CME Sessions
   
    Track 1: Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)
Track 2: HF Update 2021: Your Guide to the Guideline
Track 3: Optimizing Our Immunity with OMT During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Track 4: Easy to Implement Integrative Medicine Concepts

             
12:20–12:30 pm CT   BREAK        
             
12:30–1:20 pm CT   Concurrent CME Sessions
   
    Track 1: EMR Optimization: Review Template Ideas, Order Set Ideas & How to Setup
Track 2: Undiversified: The Physician Workforce
Track 3: Bronchiolitis: Trials and Tribulations
Track 4: Transgender Care Facilitation
             
1:20–1:30 pm CT   BREAK        
             
1:30–2:20 pm CT   General CME Session
   
    Balancing Fitness in a Busy Lifestyle: Talk From a Family Medicine Resident and Certified Personal Trainer

*Sessions subject to change.

ACOFP is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to sponsor continuing medical education for osteopathic physicians. ACOFP anticipates this program will be approved for over 30 AOA Category 1-A CME credits. In addition, application for CME credit will be filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for those physicians seeking CME credit through this mechanism


Intensive Osteopathic Update
Join us for the virtual experience:
July 23–25, 2021


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