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 112
  • Articles 18

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Your Educators of course Chronic Care

 Charles Vega, MD

Charles Vega, MD

Dr. Charles Vega is the Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of California, Irvine in California, USA.
He obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Wisconsin, and completed residency training in Family Medicine at UC Irvine. Currently, he is the Executive Director of UCI’s Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community.
Due to his achievements, he earned a Macy Faculty Scholarship to improve patient-centered health education at UCI.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Vega teaches courses on Family Medicine.


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By Sari D. on 04. September 2021 for Osteoporosis: Diagnosis and Management

The lecturer is very eloquent and pleasant. He also points to facts which may be confusing and harder to memorize, making it easier in remembering. He gives great examples to stress the importance of the information in his lectures.

 
Easy explanation
By Khalid L. on 24. August 2021 for Chronic Care

I love this part of the lectures easy info and great knowledge

 
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By Monique M. on 29. July 2021 for Chronic Care

Dr. Vega is a great instructor. Everything directly relates to practice.

 
Great lecture
By Eddison A. on 07. April 2021 for Insulin Treatment

Very detailed and covered all vital areas example Do and tx modalaties