Chronic Care
Chronic Care

Chronic Care

by Charles Vega, MD

Become an expert in family medicine.

Family physicians are increasingly providing complete care for common chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, depression, and heart failure. The benefit of the primary care approach in chronic illness is the holistic approach that recognizes how these disparate illnesses can collectively affect the patient. In this course, you will gain the ability to diagnose chronic conditions appropriately as well as provide the most up-to-date care for chronic illnesses.

Learn to perform the correct history and workup in the evaluation for chronic illness. Distinguish diagnostic criteria for different chronic illnesses and know how to assess evidence-based treatment for chronic illnesses. This will make all the difference for your USMLE Step 2 scores!

Learn about:

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Obesity
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Heart Failure
  • Substance Abuse

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Course Details

  • Videos 30
  • Duration 2:29 h
  • Quiz questions 116
  • Articles 18


Your Educators of course Chronic Care

 Charles Vega, MD

Charles Vega, MD

Dr. Vega has over 20 years of experience in patient care and has led hundreds of didactics on clinical issues. He was also proud to receive a rare medical teaching fellowship that gave him highly valuable insight on curriculum design and learner engagement. Finally, he just loves teaching.

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By DrAziz S. on 20. February 2019 for Type 2 Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management

hello i was really good engoy makes me happy when i amsw. abd memorise

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By KWANG-HEN W. on 30. November 2018 for Type 2 Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management

The lecture is clear and concise. Helpful before my rotation to family medicine.

Informative video
By gopal r. on 02. October 2018 for Depression: Case Study and Screening

Very good informative. To the point. Based on real experiments.

By Mary C. on 15. June 2018 for Chronic Care

Excellent instructor! Informative and keeps it interesting. Would have liked a little more specific pharmacology but the lectures were really really good!