After attending this live internet activity, participants should be able to:
•Integrate current trends in preventive health care into patient care strategies.
•Employ new collaborative care team strategies that enhance the prevention, diagnosis and management of various medical conditions encountered in the office practice.
•Effectively discuss with patients their personal responsibilities in prevention and treatment.
•Access and/or recommend resources for both physicians and patients to acquire additional information pertinent to a range of therapeutic areas.
•Manage the specialist referral process: assess when to refer, recognize what the specialized treatment will consist of, and determine the role of the primary care physician in cohesive care and follow-up.