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 2018 - Albert Lea Live
  • 7.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.25 ANCC
  • 7.25 Attendance
02/23/2018
16th Annual Mayo Clinic Update in Nephrology and Transplantation 2018 Live
  • 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 20.50 Attendance
02/23/2018 to 02/24/2018
2nd Annual Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician 2018 Live
  • 14.75 AAFP Prescribed
  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.75 AOA
  • 17.75 Attendance
02/23/2018 to 02/25/2018
Allied Health Program Live
  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.25 Attendance
02/24/2018
Bedside Ultrasonography for the Nephrologist: Hands-On Workshop Live
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.50 Attendance
02/24/2018
Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA) – Preventive Services (Cancelled) Live 02/24/2018
CRRT: Hands-On Workshop Live
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Attendance
02/24/2018
Population Health Conference 2018 Live
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
02/26/2018
14th Annual Women’s Health Update Live
  • 19.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 19.50 Attendance
03/01/2018 to 03/03/2018
Principles of Pain Management and Palliative Care: Essential Tools for the Clinician 2018 Live
  • 25.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 25.25 ABIM
  • 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 25.50 AOA
  • 31.75 Attendance
03/05/2018 to 03/09/2018
Updates in Family Medicine 2018 Live
  • 17.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 17.00 ABIM
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.00 AOA
  • 20.00 Attendance
03/08/2018 to 03/10/2018
Clinical Reviews 2018: 29th Annual Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Update Live
  • 22.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 22.00 AOA
  • 22.00 Attendance
03/21/2018 to 03/24/2018
3rd Annual SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2018 Live
  • 15.75 AAFP Elective
  • 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.75 ANCC
  • 15.75 Attendance
03/22/2018 to 03/24/2018
1st Annual Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Summit: Care for the Athlete 2018 Live
  • 11.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.50 AOA
  • 10.50 Attendance
04/06/2018 to 04/07/2018
Wellness Coach Training April 6 - July 1, 2018 Live 04/06/2018 to 07/01/2018
Hot Topics in Primary Care - Eau Claire, WI 2018 Live
  • 6.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 ANCC
  • 7.00 Attendance
05/18/2018
25th Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update 2018 Live
  • 31.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
06/18/2018 to 06/22/2018
7th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review 2018 Live
  • 30.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 29.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 29.75 Attendance
06/20/2018 to 06/23/2018
Neurology in Clinical Practice 2018 Live
  • 8.00 ABPN
  • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 19.75 Attendance
07/19/2018 to 07/21/2018
Clinical Updates in Allergy and Immunology 2018 Live
  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.25 Attendance
07/27/2018 to 07/29/2018

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