November 17, 2023
CME Sessions Now Available on Demand
October 20, 2023
If you weren’t able to make it to AAPA 2023, you’re in luck: With AAPA Conference on Demand 2023, you have access to more than 165 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME at your fingertips. All sessions – including this special Top 5 bundle – are now online and discounted for AAPA members. Check out the five most popular sessions from Nashville!
1. Building a Better Healthcare Culture
Interpersonal behavior in the workplace affects clinician mental health, employee retention, organizational finances, and patient outcomes. Unfortunately, research suggests that toxic behavior is ubiquitous in healthcare settings. This session explores the prevalence and effect of interpersonal toxicity and outlines steps to build a better healthcare culture
2. Hypertension Update
Hypertension is the most common ICD-10 diagnostic code in adult clinical practice and is increasingly becoming common in pediatric practice. This session reviews clinical trials published in the past two years that are most relevant to PAs who diagnose and treat patients with hypertension. It provides a glimpse into ongoing research that is nearing completion.
3. Is There a PA on Board? In-flight Medical Emergencies
As you settle into your flight dreaming of your upcoming vacation, you’re suddenly snapped back into reality when you hear over the intercom, “Are there any medical personnel on board?” What could it be? Is there other help on board? Does this plane have a first aid kit? What if we need to land? Listen to this speaker – a collector of frequent flyer miles – as we cover these topics and more so you’re prepared for a medical emergency at 34,000 feet!
4. From Brain to Body: How Lifestyle Choices Impact Your Brain Health and Overall Wellness
The panelists explore the brain’s relationship to overall patient health and dispel the narrative that neurodegenerative diseases are an inevitable part of aging. Learn about the impact of lifestyle choices on brain health and cognitive function, and get insights into the latest scientific breakthroughs, technological innovations, research, and clinical practices aimed at preventing cognitive decline.
5. Risky Rashes: A Review of Dermatology Emergencies
Though there are only a few true dermatology emergencies, they carry a high mortality rate and can be easy to miss. This session reviews Steven-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS), and necrotizing fasciitis. Participants will learn tips on making these challenging diagnoses early in a patient’s presentation.