AAFP Launches Online Classroom With Pain Management As The First Topic

LearningLink Debuts With Series on Managing Pain

By Barbara Bein

The AAFP has launched a new online classroom, dubbed LearningLink, that provides Academy members with CME in multiple formats.

The free program focuses on specific diseases or medical conditions, with pain management as the first topic. Registered participants learn about the topic — and earn CME credit — by completing five, hour-long activities to be released periodically from now through February. The series includes a webcast, along with audio and video podcasts.

“Managing chronic pain is a challenge for family physicians and merits targeted education,” said Leigh McKinney, director of AAFP’s Online and Custom Publishing Division, which developed the programming. “We liked the multimedia and longitudinal aspects of LearningLink.” More…