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The 5th Annual UCLA Diabetes Symposium
Activity Details
Activity Name: The 5th Annual UCLA Diabetes Symposium
Needs Assessment:

Diabetes poses a major healthcare challenge as the prevalence is rising and providers of all types are increasingly required to address control and the treatment of diabetes-related complications. Therapies for diabetes are broadening and newer technologies offer promise, but must also be used with care. The UCLA Annual Diabetes Symposium is a one-day CME program offering providers of varying backgrounds a chance to review optimal state-of-the-art patient care. Experts in the field and its associated complications will review current best practices, including updates in technology, new medications, treatment in the older populations and obesity and cardiovascular disease management.

Target Audience

The UCLA diabetes program has been designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified diabetes educators, nurse educators, dietitians, pharmacists, and other healthcare practitioners whose practice includes care of patients with diabetes.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Manage patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Outline treatment goals and recommended regimens in older populations
  • Council patients on cardiovascular disease prevention in diabetes
  • Prescribe surgical and medical treatments for obesity
  • Utilize the latest technology tools to assist in the management of diabetes
  • Prescribe the care of erectile dysfunction in patients with diabetes
  • Outline the latest research and approved treatments in closed loop insulin therapy
Location Information
Meeting Location: Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Meeting Location URL: https://www.loewshotels.com/santa-monica
Location Address: 1700 Ocean Avenue
Location City: Santa Monica
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 90401
Location Country: US
Activity Information
Start Date: 11/18/2017
End Date: 11/18/2017
Fees:
  • $175 Physicians
  • $150 Allied Health Professionals and Students
Meeting URL: https://www.cme.ucla.edu/courses/event-description?registration_id=179768
Printable Materials: https://www.cme.ucla.edu/courses/cme-download?registration_id=179768
Credit Information
Credit Amount: 6.25
Credit Unit: Credits
Accreditation: ACCME - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education > AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Activity Learning Format: Live Activity
Accreditor/Sponsor
Sponsor Name: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Office of Continuing Medical Education
Sponsor Address: 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Sponsor City: Los Angeles
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 90024
Sponsor Country: US
Contact Information
Contact Name: Eloisa Ayala
Contact Address: 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Contact City: Los Angeles
Contact State: CA
Contact Postal Code: 90024
Contact Country: US
Contact Phone: 310-794-2620
Contact Email: eayala@mednet.ucla.edu

Type:     Live Activity
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