Neurology and Behavioral Health for the Family Physician 1st Edition
Release Date: April 15, 2019
Upon completion of this CME activity, you should be able to:
1. Develop evidence-based, primary care strategies for common neurological conditions in the care of patients, including Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, neuropathic pain, movement disorders, concussions, seizures, sleep disorders, and more.
2. Prepare effective plans to diagnose, treat, and manage common behavioral health conditions seen in primary care, including depression and anxiety disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, eating disorders, PTSD, substance abuse, and more.
3. Educate and counsel patients on behavior modification strategies to reduce risks of complications and improve outcomes related to their neurological and/or behavioral health.
4. Provide effective care coordination when specialist referral is required.
5. Utilize strategies to help patients overcome barriers to change in relation to disease management, including cultural competency, literacy skills and access to services or care.
The AAFP gratefully acknowledges the faculty members of this CME program for allowing recording and reproduction of their materials.
Total possible CME credit: 25.00 Prescribed credits