COMPLETING THIS ONLINE ACTIVITY CONSISTS OF FIVE STEPS:
- Read all information
- Register for the module
- Complete the module
- Complete your course evaluation and feedback
- Print your Statement of Participation
Original release date: November 7, 2013
Recent content review date: November 7, 2016
Content valid through: November 7, 2019*
*You will have access to this content for two years from the date of your registration. If updated content is published prior to this date, the maximum credit count may change.
University of Minnesota Medical School
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota
In collaboration with:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
STEP ONE: READ ALL INFORMATION BELOW
ABOUT THE FAMILY MEDICINE SPECIALTY MODULE
This 40-hour course provides a selection of lectures from the Online Minnesota Global Health course which was created in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For the full 250-hour course, follow this link: www.globalhealth.umn.edu/education/online-global-health-course. The Online Global Health course curriculum contains presentations extracted from previous offerings of the Live Global Health course and Grand Rounds sessions held at the University of Minnesota. The selected lectures will give you an overview of the knowledge and skills you will likely need to do international work in resource-limited regions of the world. Topics in this course review:
- Infectious diseases in adults and children including HIV, malaria, neglected tropical diseases, tuberculosis, dengue, cholera, among others
- Trauma assessment, disaster management, pre-op and post-op surgical skills, OB/gyn emergencies
- Chronic disease management such as hypertension, diabetes, hypertension, and other endocrine disorders
- Special topics in dermatology, nephrology, neurology, oncology and rehabilitation
- Water and nutritional issues such as protein energy deficiency, oral rehydration, micronutrient deficiency
- Cross cultural communication
The primary audience for this course includes physicians and other health care providers working in immigrant, refugee, and travelers' health and tropical medicine.
The Family Medicine Specialty Module strives to accomplish the following objectives:
- Diagnose and treat the infectious diseases likely to be encountered in tropical regions and in immigrants to the U.S.
- Explain a framework for providing culturally-competent health care during disaster response, trauma management, pre- and post-operative issues and obstetrical emergencies in resource-limited settings.
- Explain a framework for addressing chronic diseases in resource-limited settings.
- Explain the clinical presentation, and the diagnosis and treatment approach to dermatology, oncology, neurology, nephrology, and rehab medicine in the developing world.
- State approaches to ensuring safe water and diagnosing and managing rehydration and nutritional deficiencies in resource-limited settings.
- Discuss the key components to communication across cultures in the developing world and with immigrants in the US.
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
The estimated time to complete the entire module is 40 hours.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
Participants must register and pay the associated fee to receive the personal login and access codes needed to access the module. To complete the module, participants will do the following: read the objectives and faculty disclosures, proceed through the educational material, successfully complete the post-tests, and complete the module evaluation. After completing the evaluation, participants will be able to print a statement of participation.
In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
American Medical Association (AMA) Credit Designation Statement
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 40.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Health Care Professionals
Nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care professionals who participate in this CME activity may submit their Statement of Participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
All planning committee members and course faculty were required to disclose any relevant financial relationships related to their involvement in this course so that we could take steps to appropriately manage and resolve any potential conflicts of interest (real or perceived).
Under the direction of Dr. Therese Zink, the course content was identified and drawn based upon input from the following advisory members:
- Therese Zink, MD, Course Director
- Darin Brink, MD
- Kathleen Culhane-Pera, MD
- Bruce Dahlman, MD
- Ann Fandrey
- Kenneth Olson, MD
- Maiken Overton, MD
- Erik Solberg
- Jeremy Spring
- Laura Wellington, MD
The majority of the faculty had nothing to disclose. The only reported exceptions are as follows:
- David Boulware, MD; Grant/Research support: GlaxoSmithKline
- David Dries, MD, MPH, DTM&H; Speaker's Bureau: Wyeth
- William Stauffer, MD; Royalties: Critical Measures (consultant) (no overlap with this course)
- Megan Walsh, MD; Promotional talk: Gambro; Aquapheresis and CHF
In addition, the following faculty intend to discuss off-label/investigative use(s) of the following commercial products:
- David Boulware, MD: Topics include HIV opportunistic infections, immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome, and cryptococcal meningititis for which information will be given
- John Chandy, MD, MS: Off label use of drugs to treat malaria
- Tina Slusher, MD: Off label uses of supplies, equipment, drugs as appropriate in low resource international settings
- William Stauffer, MD: Off label uses of supplies, equipment, drugs as appropriate in low resource, international settings
View the Office of Continuing Medical Education Disclosure Policy.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
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PRIVACY STATEMENT/SHARING OF PRIVATE DATA
STEP TWO: REGISTER FOR THE MODULE
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