SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS -
EVENT SCHEDULE -
8:00am-9:00am Dr. Douglas McConnell, Cardiac Surgeon - A Tale of Two Pioneers-
Diabetes and Cardiac Surgery
9:00am-10:00am Dr. Yshay Shlesinger, Endocrinologist - Diabetes Update
10:30am-11:30am Dr. Riaz Malik, General Surgeon - Diabetic Wound Prevention
11:30am-12:15pm Blake Lamkin & Jennifer Rodriguez, RD Interns - Living
1:15pm-2:30pm Dr. Yshay Shlesinger, Endocrinologist- Associated Conditions
2:30pm-3:30pm Dr. Robert Fox, Ophthalmologist - Eye Health and Diabetes
CME/CEU INFORMATION -
All CME's will be emailed out via UC Irvine on a quaterly basis, should
you have any questions, Please contact Michelle Hammer, Medical Staff
Director at 229-2889.
All CEU's are issued by Stacy Knight, Education Coordinator, if you
have any questions, please call 244-8294.
DIABETES FACTS -
Diabetes affects 25.8 million people in the United States. Pre-Diabetes
affects and estimated 79 million American adults aged 20 years or older.
Diabetes is one of the most prevalent conditions
in the population that physicians face in their daily practices yet remains
the leading cause of kidney failure, non-traumatic lower-limb amputations,
and new cases of blindness among adults in the US. It is a major cause
of heart disease and stroke and the 7th leading cause of death in the US.
The goal of the Diabetes Symposium is to update healthcare providers in
the advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetes. The
information and resources provided through this CME/CE program will ultimately
be reflected in improvements to patient care.
ACTIVITY OBJECTIVES -
- Discuss innovative strategies for helping patients achieve self-management goals.
- Review best practice guidelines for identifying and treating patients with
diabetes and eye disease.
- Review the clinical efficiency of pharmacological and technological treatment
options including insulin, incretin mimetics, insulin sensitizers, secretagogues,
and use of insulin pumps.
- Evaluate metabolic risk associated with diabetes and the implications for
- explore current insights regarding micovascular effects on kidneys and
- Describe macrovascular effects of diabetes and limb salvage.
- Expand knowledge of Bariatric Surgery as a treatment for Obesity.
FACULTY DISCLOSURE -
It is the policy of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
and the University of California CME Consortium to ensure balance, independence,
objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME activities. Full disclosure
of conflicts and conflict resolutions will be made prior to the activity
in writing via handout materials, insert, or syllabus.
Course Director/Planner -
James Gonzalez, MD, Lou Castillo, RN, Deannie Joseph, RN, Joanne Tippin,
RN, and Michelle Hammer CPMSM, CPCS, have disclosed that, as course director
and planners, they have no affiliations, arrangements or financial agreements
which could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.
Accreditation Statement -
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the
accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of
the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and Shasta Regional
Medical Center. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for
Credit Designation Statement -
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this
live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians
should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation
in the activity.
Please contact Deannie Joseph, RN, CDE at 530-244-5457 or DJoseph@primehealthcare.com