CME Events

Continuing Medical Education

Member survey data points to Continuing Medical Education as one of the most valued TNAFP member benefits for family physicians, and the Academy is continually working to expand the volume and type of offerings.

Explore the schedule of upcoming sessions and register for a free monthly webinar or in-person or hybrid event at the TNAFP office to sharpen your skill set while earning AAFP Prescribed credit.

The Primary Care Toolbox: A 4-Part CME* Webinar Series in Partnership with the Tennessee Heart Health Network

Part 1 – How to Add a Health Coach to Your Primary Care Team

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
6:30pm Central
Virtual


Susan Butterworth, PhD, MS

Susan Butterworth, PhD, MS

Associate Professor for the Center for Health System Improvement – University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Director of Patient Engagement – Tennessee Heart Health Network

Objectives:

  1. Describe the value of integrating non-clinical staff into team-based care.
  2. Identify billing codes that are approved by Tennessee MCOs to use for health coaching activities.
  3. Recognize best practice approach for health coaching and appropriate training to implement.
  4. Apply knowledge in a planning activity to implement a health coach into a practice.

*The AAFP has reviewed The Primary Care Toolbox and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 03/12/2024 to 06/11/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This session is approved for 1 AAFP Prescribed credit. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

Part 2 – How to Add a Pharmacist to Your Primary Care Team

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
6:30pm Central
Virtual

Ashley W. Ellis, PharmD, MBA, CDECS

Ashley W. Ellis, PharmD, MBA, CDECS

Assistant Dean for Strategic Partnerships and Innovation – University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy

Objectives:

  1. Describe missed quality opportunities that could be improved by implementing clinical pharmacy services.
  2. Identify specific codes and patient populations that could support sustainability of clinical pharmacy services.
  3. Review networking and clinic audit practices.

*The AAFP has reviewed The Primary Care Toolbox and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 03/12/2024 to 06/11/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This session is approved for 1 AAFP Prescribed credit. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

Part 3 – How to Use Telehealth to Outreach your Patients and Improve Their Health

Tuesday, May14, 2024
6:30pm Central

Satya Surbhi, PhD

Satya Surbhi, PhD

Assistant Professor – University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
Director of Measurement and Reporting – Tennessee Population Health Consortium

Objectives:

  1. Identify the importance and evidence related to the effectiveness of telehealth.
  2. Describe approaches physicians and practices can use to employ telehealth.

*The AAFP has reviewed The Primary Care Toolbox and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 03/12/2024 to 06/11/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This session is approved for 1 AAFP Prescribed credit. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

Part 4 – Remote Patient Monitoring for Blood Pressure Control in Primary Care

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
6:30pm Central

Asos Mahmood, PhD, MPH, MBChB

Asos Mahmood, PhD, MPH, MBChB

Assistant Professor – University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
Director of Population Health Research Education – Tennessee Population Health Consortium

Objectives:

  1. Define the current state of hypertension, hypertension control, related statistics, and future trajectories.
  2. Identify and assess factors contributing to poor blood pressure control and health outcomes among hypertensive patients.
  3. Investigate the existing disparities in hypertension and blood pressure control.
  4. Describe the concept of remote patient monitoring and recognize its value for blood pressure control.
  5. Analyze and interpret the evidence-based effectiveness of remote patient monitoring for blood pressure control.
  6. Identify effective strategies to implement remote patient monitoring for blood pressure control.
  7. Distinguish available remote patient monitoring resources and services for patients with hypertension.

*The AAFP has reviewed The Primary Care Toolbox and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 03/12/2024 to 06/11/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This session is approved for 1 AAFP Prescribed credit. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1./span>

Using Data Analytics to Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Administrative Burden

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
6:30pm Central

Pradeep Kamat

Pradeep Kamat

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
eSimplify Solutions

Objectives:

  1. Identify Key Performance Indicators to measure patient engagement and patient health outcomes leveraging data.
  2. Assess available data a practice can tap into within the EHR to develop a plan to monitor key performance activities.
  3. Develop and implement best practices.
  4. Proactively monitor the plan and execution over a period of time to ensure all of the mandated preventive services are provided in a family practice setting while staying in touch with the high-risk patients in between visits.

*The AAFP has reviewed Using Data and Analytics to Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Administrative Burden and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credit(s). Term of Approval is from 07/09/2024 to 07/09/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.