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UC San Diego School of Medicine Hot Topics in Medicine: Medical and Surgical Advances in the Treatment of Obesity
This 1.5 hour video program is a recording of a live session featuring Drs. Joslin Cheverie and Eduardo Grunvald from UC San Diego as they discuss the latest medical treatments and surgical advances for obesity and type 2 diabetes. Recorded on June 27, 2020.

    


UC San Diego School of Medicine Hot Topics in Medicine Series
Medical and Surgical Advances in the Treatment of Obesity


Activity Description
The UC San Diego Hot Topics in Medicine Webinar Series features engaging, live presentations via a virtual platform. This video program is a recording of a live session featuring Drs. Joslin Cheverie and Eduardo Grunvald from UC San Diego as they discuss the latest medical treatments and surgical advances for obesity and type 2 diabetes. This session was recorded on June 27, 2020.

Target Audience
The target audience for this course includes surgeons, endocrinologists, primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, fellows, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other health professionals interested in the medical and surgical advances in the treatment of obesity.

Method of Participation

This program is approximately 1.5 hours in length. To obtain credit, participants should view the course material and complete the evaluation form online to receive a certificate online immediately upon completion. Video modules are delivered via a streaming platform in the optimal format for your viewing device. 

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to apply the latest treatment strategies and recommendations in the care of patients with obesity and/or type two diabetes.


Faculty

Joslin N. Cheverie, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Eduardo Grunvald, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Director Weight Management Program
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Webinar Series Director
Scott Mullaney, MD
Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education and Faculty Teaching Development
University of California San Diego School of Medicine


Statement of Need
Live educational conferences are currently on hold and will be for some time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Health care professionals continue to need education and updated information to support and enhance patient care, and brief web-based programming in key topic areas will help address this gap.

Accreditation

The University of California San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation
AMA:
 The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.50 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program. 

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ (report up to 1.5 hours of credit and list "CME Category 1" as the provider number).

R
elease Date: August 7 2020
Expiration Date: August 8, 2023



Balance and Objectivity of Content
It is the policy of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual's control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose are disqualified from participating in the CME activity. Participants will be asked to evaluate whether the speaker's outside interests reflect a possible bias in the planning or presentation of the activity. This information is used to plan future activities.


Disclosure Summary

Eduardo Grunvald, MD, FACP: Advisory Board, Novo Nordisk

The following faculty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose: Joslin Cheverie, MD and Scott Mullaney, MD

The CME staff, meeting planners, editorial staff, planning committee, peer reviewer, and CME committee reviewers do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Off-label Disclosure: These educational activities may contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents that are not approved by the FDA. Please consult the prescribing information for each product.

The views and opinions expressed in these activities are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California San Diego.


Cultural Competency
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 which requires CME courses with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competencies. Cultural competency is defined as a set of integrated attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enables health care professionals or organizations to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups, and communities. Linguistic competency is defined as the ability of a physician or surgeon to provide patients who do not speak English or who have limited ability to speak English, direct communication in the patient's primary language. Cultural and Linguistic Competency was incorporated into the planning of this activity. Additional resources on cultural and linguistic competency and information about AB1195 can be found on the UC San Diego CME website at http://cpd.ucsd.edu



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