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12th Annual Orange County Symposium on CVD Prevention: Crossroads in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Virtual Conference site and instructions will be provided a week prior to the conference to all registered attendees. Registration is required. Your name and email will be provided to the virtual conference platform company hosting our symposium for the purposes of contacting you with the required link and log-in information. It will not be shared with anyone else.

Who should attend?

This symposium is ideal for:

  • Primary care providers, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and pharmacists
  • Cardiologists
  • Endocrinologists
  • Dietitians
  • Exercise physiologists and other lifestyle interventionalists

This symposium is designed to fill knowledge gaps in the fast-evolving field of preventive cardiology. Primary care providers, cardiologists, endocrinologists, lifestyle interventionists and other specialists will be updated on:

  • The Future of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Are We at a Crossroads? 
  • Assessing Cardiovascular Risk – The Foundation of Preventive Cardiology 
  • My patient has an LDL-C of 210 mg/dl. Is it Time for Genetic Testing?
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People: Case Studies
  • Newer and Emerging Therapies for Diabetes
  • Top Strategies for CVD Prevention in Women
  • Is the Fish Oil Story Really That Fishy?
  • Nutraceuticals and their Effects on Cardiovascular Risk
  • Dietary Myths – Facts vs. Fiction
  • NALFD and Cardiovascular Risk  
  • Preventing and Managing CVD Complications in CKD
  • Managing Extreme Risk
  • When Old is too Old to Treat?

Registration Fees

  • $40 Physicians
  • $25 Non-Physicians
  • Complimentary for UCI Faculty, Trainees and Staff 

Register Now

By registering, your name and contact information may be shared with the conference virtual support vendor only for the purposes of providing you with the virtual support information.

 

Agenda

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Virtual Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 – 8:10 a.m.

Opening Remarks - Nathan D. Wong, PhD

Session I - Moderator: Shaista Malik, MD, PhD

8:10 – 8:30 a.m.

The Future of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Are We at a Crossroads? – Laurence Sperling, MD

8:30 – 8:50 a.m.

Assessing Cardiovascular Risk – The Foundation of Preventive Cardiology – Nathan Wong, PhD

8:50 – 9:10 a.m.

My patient has an LDL-C of 210 mg/dl . Is it Time for Genetic Testing? – Bart Duell, MD

9:10 – 9:30 a.m.

When Bad Things Happen to Good People: Case Studies – Rob Greenfield, MD

9:30 – 9:50 a.m.

LIVE Q & A Panel Discussion with moderator and faculty

9:50 – 10:10 a.m.

Break for Visiting Virtual Exhibits

Session II - Moderator: Paul Rosenblit, MD, PhD

10:10 – 10:30 a.m.

Nutraceuticals and their Effects on Cardiovascular Risk – Shaista Malik, MD, PhD

10:30 – 10:50 a.m.

Nutrition Controversies: Facts vs. Fiction – Geeta Sikand, MS, RDN

10:50 – 11:10 a.m.

Is the Fish Oil Story Really That Fishy? – Preston Mason, PhD

11:10 – 11:30 a.m.

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), Atheroscleosis and Niacin Emerging Evidence? - Moti Kashyap, MD

11:30 – 11:50 a.m.

LIVE Q & A Panel Discussion with moderator and faculty

11:55 – 12:40 p.m.

Virtual Product Theater Symposium

12:40 – 1:00 p.m.

Break for Exhibits

Session III – Moderator: Rob Greenfield, MD

1:00 – 1:20 p.m.

Preventing and Managing CVD Complications in CKD – Richard Glassock, MD

1:20 – 1:40 p.m.

Managing Extreme Risk – Paul Rosenblit, MD, PhD

1:40 – 2:00 p.m.

Top Strategies for CVD Prevention in Women – Margo Minnisian, PhD, RN

2:00 – 2:20 p.m.

When Old is too Old to Treat? - Eric Gupta, PharmD

2:20 – 2:40 p.m.

Contemporary Management of Diabetes: Focus on SGLT2i and GLP1-RA – Yehuda Handelsman, MD

2:40 – 3:00 p.m.

LIVE Q&A Panel Discussion with moderator and faculty

3:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks – Rob Greenfield, MD

 

Contact

For questions or more information, please contact Lesley Anderson at lianders@hs.uci.edu.

Accreditation statement

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

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 this activity.

Transferrable credit

  • Nurses

  • Physician assistants

    • The California Department of Consumer Affairs Physician Assistant Board — Category 1 continuing medical education is required for physician assistants. Admissible CME must be provided by AMA and ACCME providers, among others. Visit the CA PAC Board’s Renewal Page http://www.pac.ca.gov/licensees/renewals.shtml for more information.
    • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) — Certification requirements include 100 hours of CME, 50 of which must be Category 1 credits and the rest can be either Category 1 or 2. See http://www.nccpa.net/ContinuingMedicalEducation.

  • Pharmacists

    If a CE course is not accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or the Pharmacy Foundation of California (PFC) or approved as CE for pharmacists, you may petition the board for CE credit by submitting a "Pharmacists Petition for Continuing Education Credit from A Non-Recognized Provider" form from http://www.pharmacy.ca.gov/ and a fee of $40 per hour of coursework. When submitting the petition, a copy of the completion certificate, a copy of the course brochure or advertisement, and course outline are required.

  • Dietetic technicians and registered dietitians

    Under the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), RDs and DTRs may claim credit for presentations given under CPE Activity Type 170 — Lectures/Seminars or Activity Type 171 — Webinars/ Teleseminars, provided that these activities were presented live. For any activity which is:

    • Live
    • Dietetics-related (corresponds to one of the Learning Need Codes/Performance Indicators on your Learning Plan)
    • Directed toward the education of professionals (as opposed to that of the lay public)
    • In keeping with the characteristics of Continuing Professional Education as defined in the CDR’s PDP Guide

    An RD/DTR can earn CPE credit for that program, even if that program does not have prior approval from CDR. Simply log the program in your Step 4: Activity Log under Activity Type 170, Lectures/Seminars, or Activity Type 171, Webinars/Teleseminars, and claim 1 CPEU for every 1 contact hour spent during the activity. Please also retain for your documentation either a certificate of completion or an agenda/timing outline, which accurately reflects the number of contact hours spent completing this activity.

    When counting contact hours, please be certain not to include time taken for breaks, meals or exams. Only time spent in lecture/workshop may be counted. See https://www.cdrnet.org/services-RDs-DTRs.

Disclosure statement

It is the policy of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the UC Consortium to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME activities. Full disclosure of conflict resolution will be made in writing via handout materials or syllabus.

ADA statement

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. For any special requests, please call Lesley Anderson at 714-456-5397 by Oct. 13.

AB 1195 statement

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency.