Family medicine physicians provide ongoing primary care and comprehensive medical evaluations for patients of all ages. Diagnostic and surgical procedures performed in the Family Medicine specialty may include:

  • Acute care for short-term illness
  • Annual health evaluations
  • Biopsy and excision of skin lesions
  • Flu shots, allergy injections and immunizations
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses
  • Intrauterine device (IUD) placement and removal
  • Joint injections
  • Lab services
  • Newborn and well-child care
  • Norplant placement and removal
  • Obstetrics, including prenatal care, delivery and postpartum care
  • Ongoing care of chronic problems
  • Palliative care
  • Physical exams for sports, school and summer camp
  • Preventive care, health screening and physical exams for individuals of all ages
  • Routine care for women, including Pap smears, pelvic and breast exams
  • Special procedures such as flexible sigmoidoscopy, colposcopy, minor surgery (including vasectomy and circumcision), and exercise treadmill testing
  • Treatment of complex and long-term medical conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure
  • Treatment of minor injuries such as lacerations, as well as casting and splinting sprains and broken bones
  • X-ray, Mammography, Bone Densitometry

Online Courses

Upcoming Courses

Title Type Credit Event date
Advances in Family Medicine - Albert Lea - 2019 Live
  • 7.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 ANCC
  • 7.00 Attendance
02/08/2019
Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2019 Live
  • 19.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 19.00 Attendance
02/21/2019 to 02/24/2019
Primary Care Topics for Everyday Practice – Mankato 2019 Live
  • 7.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 ANCC
  • 7.00 Attendance
03/01/2019
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics - ALSO - Rochester - 2019 Live
  • 8.75 AAFP Prescribed
  • 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 8.75 Attendance
03/15/2019
Clinical Reviews 2019: 30th Annual Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Update Live
  • 23.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 23.50 AOA
  • 23.50 Attendance
03/20/2019 to 03/23/2019
ABFM Knowledge Self Assessment: Care of the Vulnerably Elderly 2019 Live
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Attendance
03/20/2019
Updates in Family Medicine 2019 Live
  • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 19.75 Attendance
03/21/2019 to 03/23/2019
ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA): Hypertension Live 03/22/2019
Board of Medicine Opioid Update (Mandatory Training for Relicensure) Live
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
03/22/2019
What’s New in Family Medicine – La Crosse 2019 Live 04/12/2019
4th Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2019 Live
  • 15.50 AAFP Elective
  • 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.50 ANCC
  • 15.50 Attendance
04/25/2019 to 04/27/2019
5th Annual Mayo Clinic Rheumatology Review for Primary Care 2019 Live
  • 14.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.75 ANCC
  • 15.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 15.75 Attendance
05/23/2019 to 05/25/2019
26th Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update 2019 Live
  • 28.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 28.50 Attendance
06/17/2019 to 06/21/2019
26th Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update 2019 - General Session Live
  • 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 22.50 Attendance
06/17/2019 to 06/21/2019
Clinical Updates in Allergy and Immunology 2019 Live
  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.25 Attendance
08/02/2019 to 08/04/2019
Real World IBD: Dilemmas and Discussion 2019 Live 10/05/2019
93rd Annual Clinical Reviews 2019 – October Live 10/28/2019 to 10/30/2019
Minnesota Memorial Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium 2019 Live 11/08/2019
93rd Annual Clinical Reviews 2019 – November Live 11/11/2019 to 11/13/2019
Geriatric Update for the Primary Care Provider 2019 Live 11/14/2019

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