Symptom Evaluation in General Practice


CPD Points: 20 points

This pack comprises presentations on the common conditions seen in general practice. There are 11 lectures in this pack on topics including cancer screening, minor surgical procedures, toxicology and otolaryngology.


Course Description

The course contains lectures on the following topics:

  • Office Procedures: Warts, Abscess Drainage, Toenail Resection, etc. – E. J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP
  • Obesity – Molly Conroy, MD, MPH
  • Dizziness and Disequilibrium – Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD
  • Otolaryngology Pearls for Your Primary Care Practice – Suman Golla, MD
  • Toxicology and Poison Control – Michael J. Lynch, MD
  • Blurred Vision: Cataracts, Retinal Disorders, Red and/or Painful Eye – John C. Maher, MD
  • Dental and Oral Disorders: Abscess, Trauma, and Masses – Donald B. Middleton, MD
  • Cough – Mitchell J. Patti, MD
  • Diarrhea and Constipation – Dan R. Trellis, MD
  • Cancer Screening: Breast, Cervix, Ovary, Prostate, Bladder – Richard D. Bruehlman, MD
  • Cancer Screening: Pancreas, Colon, Lung, Lymphoma – Mark S. Georgiadis, MD

What you will learn

Those who complete the entire program should be able to:

  • Discuss the characteristics of an ideal screening test for various types of cancers
  • Prepare assessment and treatment plans for difference patient who may require various minor procedures
  • Identify the best prevention and therapy for obesity
  • Determine whether a patient has a benign cause of dizziness and disequilibrium
  • Review basic treatment principles in toxicology