Ambulatory Family Medicine
Acute and chronic conditions commonly encountered in general outpatient practice, including minor emergencies and trauma. Additional topics outside of general medicine focus on preventative care, psychosocial considerations, family dynamics, professionalism and teamwork.
Child and Adolescent Care
This module encompasses the entire range of pediatric conditions, from the neonatal intensive care unit to screening for sexually transmitted disease. Developmental disorders, medical conditions both congenital and acquired, sports medicine, nutrition, and psychosocial considerations are all fair game.
This module is specific to additional considerations given to medical care in an aging population. Preventative medicine is emphasized, as well as commonly encountered medical conditions both acute and chronic. Particular emphasis is placed on neurodegenerative disorders, medicolegal issues, nutrition, capacity, palliative and the end-of-life aspects of care.
This module is an overview of medical conditions and considerations given to women’s health not covered in the maternity care module. This includes medical conditions and psychosocial aspects of caring for a predominantly female patient population, including preventative care.
This module covers the entire peripartum aspect of obstetrical care including neonatal considerations and the postpartum period. The exam does not test the management of obstetrical conditions that would require the care of a subspecialist, only management of acute and chronic disease manifesting in pregnant women. Preventative medicine, labor and delivery, complications in pregnancy, and recognition of emergent conditions are emphasized.
The module will test the appropriate assessment, triage, stabilization, and disposition of patients of all ages with emergent conditions, both minor and major. Any presentation commonly encountered in a busy emergency department is considered fair game.
This module focuses exclusively on inpatient management of medical conditions. High yield areas include sepsis, perioperative management, cardiology, coordination of care, and management of multiple comorbidities. Advanced procedural care in the intensive care unit will not be tested.
This module covers commonly encountered topics in semiprofessional sports and recreational exercise. The exam does not test subspecialty topics (e.g. surgical conditions with exclusively orthopedic or podiatric management). Particular care is given to management of overuse injuries, clearance for participation in sports at all ages, nutrition, physiology, and preventative medicine.