Educating Physicians on Controversies & Challenges in Health
Educating Physicians on Controversies and Challenges in Health is a series of brief informational Web streaming programs—developed by the AMA—targeting primary care physicians. The objective of these programs is to inform physicians about the challenges and controversies at the interface of clinical medicine and public health and to offer possible strategies to address these issues in their practices.
Each five to ten-minute program is presented in video format with an on-camera narrator, a slide presentation on emerging controversial health care issues and footage to illustrate the issue. The programs are presented in an unbiased format and are designed to initiate candid discussion among physicians.
New - CME Credit Available
Complete these programs and receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
This new episode will introduce physicians to the national recommendations for physical activity and how they can help their patients of all ages to increase their levels of physical activity. Regular physical activity reduces the risk of many adverse health outcomes and can be increased and built into anyone’s daily life in ways that are individually practical and enjoyable regardless of age or current level of activity. At the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:
- Identify the recommended guidelines for children and adults
- Recognize the impact that increasing the levels of physical activity has upon the overall health and fitness of the patients
- Develop a strategy to counsel patients about physical activity
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