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
*Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Part 1 – How to Add a Health Coach to Your Primary Care Team
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
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
- Describe the value of integrating non-clinical staff into team-based care.
- Identify billing codes that are approved by Tennessee MCOs to use for health coaching activities.
- Recognize best practice approach for health coaching and appropriate training to implement.
- Apply knowledge in a planning activity to implement a health coach into a practice.
Part 2 – How to Add a Pharmacist to Your Primary Care Team
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Ashley W. Ellis, PharmD, MBA, CDECS
- Describe missed quality opportunities that could be improved by implementing clinical pharmacy services.
- Identify specific codes and patient populations that could support sustainability of clinical pharmacy services.
- Review networking and clinic audit practices.
Part 3 – How to Use Telehealth to Outreach your Patients and Improve Their Health
Tuesday, May14, 2024
Satya Surbhi, PhD
Director of Measurement and Reporting – Tennessee Population Health Consortium
- Identify the importance and evidence related to the effectiveness of telehealth.
- Describe approaches physicians and practices can use to employ telehealth.
Part 4 – Remote Patient Monitoring for Blood Pressure Control in Primary Care
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Asos Mahmood, PhD, MPH, MBChB
Director of Population Health Research Education – Tennessee Population Health Consortium
- Define the current state of hypertension, hypertension control, related statistics, and future trajectories.
- Identify and assess factors contributing to poor blood pressure control and health outcomes among hypertensive patients.
- Investigate the existing disparities in hypertension and blood pressure control.
- Describe the concept of remote patient monitoring and recognize its value for blood pressure control.
- Analyze and interpret the evidence-based effectiveness of remote patient monitoring for blood pressure control.
- Identify effective strategies to implement remote patient monitoring for blood pressure control.
- Distinguish available remote patient monitoring resources and services for patients with hypertension.