Communication Strategies and Recommendations for the Upcoming 2017-18 Flu Season - A Live Online Webinar

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm Eastern | 1 hour

This year's influenza vaccine focused webinar will provide a review of the 2016-17 Influenza Season and Summary of 2017-18 Influenza Vaccine Recommendations. Speakers will provide important information that you will want to know about what's new with this year's flu vaccine along with updates on the communication plans by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and new resources that will help you with your national, state and local influenza vaccination promotion efforts.

Learn more here!

Aledade to Form Primary Care Physician-Led ACO in New Jersey

Leader in Value-Based Care Working with the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians to Recruit Independent Primary Care Practices Across the State

In New Jersey, Aledade will work with the NJAFP to achieve the shared goal of helping primary care physicians embrace practice innovations and transformation to achieve the best quality care. Aledade has already recruited local, independent primary care practices to join the statewide ACO and will continue to add practices as it works toward a January 2018 launch. Learn more here

National Immunization Awareness Month Toolkit

August is National Immunization Awareness Month - promote the importance of immunizations with your staff and patients with the 2017 NIAM Toolkit.  Visit our Improving Immunizations webpage for more information - https://www.njafp.org/content/improving-immunization-rates


News and Important Updates

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Updates on New Opioid Prescribing and Resources 

The State has created a webpage with all the information you need on the new opioid prescribing laws, as well as links to key resources including a sample one-page pain management agreement and FAQs on the law.

- MACRA Final Rule Announced 


  • NJPMP’s Interstate Data Sharing now covers 12 states, including PA and NY.        
  • Expands patient history searches to two years of patient’s prescription records.
  • Automatically converts dosages of commonly-prescribed opioids of differing potency, such as codeine, fentanyl, and oxycodone, into a standard value known as “morphine milligram equivalents” (MME). 


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Educate Your Patients

Improve Diabetes Care through DSME and DPP 

Evidence shows that diabetes self-management education can lower A1C by teaching patients to better manage food, exercise and medications.  Find your local DPP, DSME and DSMP programs here.  

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Healthcare Transformation

CPC+ Support Services

Has your practice been accepted into the CPC+ program and you don't know where to start?  NJAFP experts have served over 60 CPC practices for the past four years and are here to help you succeed with CPC+!  

PCMH Support Services

For more than seven years, NJAFP has provided practice transformation and patient-centered medical home consultation services to more than 1,500 physicians in approximately 1,000 locations across five states, helping align primary care practices to best serve patient needs. 

For more information about our CPC+ or PCMH-related services, call NJAFP at (609) 362-6507 or email HTT@njafp.org.

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USPSTF Offers Updated Cervical Cancer Screening Regimen

A new draft statement from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force includes a recommendation to screen women ages 30-65 for cervical cancer every three years using cytology alone or every five years using high-risk HPV testing alone.

Dire Situations Can Bring Out the Best in People

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Robert Raspa, M.D., reflects on the willingness of people to help others in need.

You Told Us How the AAFP Is Doing, and We're Listening

In the latest satisfaction survey, members told the AAFP to prioritize work on regulatory relief, affordable health care, physician payment and maintenance of certification.

CDC Evaluates Recent Study Linking Flu Vaccine, Miscarriage

Although evidence indicates that influenza vaccination is safe during pregnancy, data are limited for women in their first trimester, prompting a recent study that examined the incidence of miscarriage in women who received the vaccine.

Chopra: Everything We Experience Influences Health

Author Deepak Chopra, M.D., told physicians at a general session of the 2017 Family Medicine Experience that everything we experience in life can affect our health.


Free courses table

Title Credit Type Event date Cost
Understanding and Implementing POLST for End of Life Planning
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
The Pre-Participation Sports Examination for General and Special Need Populations
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
ABCs of Diabetes Learning Session 1
  • 4.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 4.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
ABCs of Diabetes Learning Session 2
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
Beyond the Blues: Closing the Loop in Behavioral Health Referrals
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00