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Key Concepts for the Rural Practitioner is a Course

Key Concepts for the Rural Practitioner

Dec 12, 2021 - May 30, 2024
1 credit


Full course description

Course Introduction:
Providers who practice in rural communities face challenges often not shared by their colleagues in urban or suburban settings or in larger practice settings.  This series of learning modules addresses topics specifically requested by rural practitioners in Missouri, ranging from behavioral health to caring for older adults, and from communication issues to ethics.

Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify common barriers and develop solutions to the barriers in the treatment of certain chronic conditions;
  • Improve communication skills with patients and families;
  • Recognize and proactively address ethical issues.

Module Topics:
Asthma Ready Communities
Caring for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: The Role of Patient Choice
Psychopharmacology in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Clinical Ethics for Rural Practitioners

Ben Francisco, PhD, PNP, AE-C
David Mehr, MD, MS
Michael Ford
Lea Brandt, PhD, ODT, MA

MU Continuing Education for Health Professions

Activity approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Providers who practice in rural communities

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