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


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

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

By Pamela P. on 25. September 2020 for Depression: Therapy

It's a great and precise lecture, it has helpful facts like the 1/3 rule. Thank you very much.

By Kenneth S. on 17. April 2020 for Osteoporosis: Diagnosis and Management

This lecture is concise, patient-oriented, and well-sequenced with appropriate graphics.

By Gustavo S. on 07. August 2019 for Obesity: Medications and Bariatric Surgery

Excellent presentation, He made it clear which is the cornerstone of management, advantages and disadvantages of management. Greetings from Mexico