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14th Annual Orange County Symposium on CVD Prevention: Crossroads in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: Double Tree Hotel
100 City Dr., Orange, CA
Time: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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:

  • Aggressive LDL-C Reduction in Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Whole Health: Connecting the Heart and Brain and Novel Integrative Approaches to Care
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Cardiovascular Health – What’s the Connection? 
  • Prevention of Heart Failure
  • Lipoprotein(a): An Underappreciated Genetic Factor and Emerging Therapies
  • Hypertriglyceridemia, Remnants, and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Multispecialty Practice Recommendations for the Management of Diabetes, CardioRenal, and Metabolic Diseases
  • The Aging Heart: The Role of Lifestyle, Inflammation, and Other Factors
  • What’s the Best Diet?
  • Evidence-based Supplements and CV Health
  • The Stressed Heart

Registration Fees

  • $85 Non-UCI Physicians
  • $75 UCI Physicians
  • $55 Nurses, Staff
  • Complimentary - Trainees, Students, Residents and Fellows
  • Day of Registration $100

      


 


Agenda| October 29, 2022


7:15–8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00–8:10 a.m. Opening Remarks - Nathan D. Wong, PhD
8:10–8:40 a.m.

International Keynote Lecture: Aggressive LDL-C Reduction in Acute Coronary Syndrome - Raman Puri, MD, New Delhi, India

Session I - Moderator: Rob Greenfield, MD
8:45–9:05 a.m.

Whole Health: Connecting the Heart and Brain and Novel Integrative Approaches to Care – Shaista Malik, MD, PhD

9:05–9:30 a.m.

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Cardiovascular Health - What's the Connection? - P. Barton Duell, MD

9:30–9:55  a.m.

Prevention of Heart Failure – Andy Lee, MD

9:55–10:10 a.m. Panel Discussion Q&A
10:10-10:30 a.m. Break
Session II - Moderator: Shaista Malik, MD, PhD
10:30–10:55 a.m. Lipoprotein(a): An Underappreciated Genetic Factor and Emerging Therapies – Nathan D. Wong, PhD
10:55–11:20 a.m.

Hypertriglyceridemia, Remnants, and Cardiovascular Disease – Paul Rosenblit, MD, PhD

11:20–11:45 a.m. Multispecialty Practice Recommendations for the Management of Diabetes, CardioRenal, and Metabolic Diseases – Yehuda Handlesman, MD View Presentation
11:45–12:05pm. Panel Discussion Q&A
12:05-1:15 p.m. Lunch
Session III – Moderator: Paul Rosenblit, MD, PhD
1:15–1:40 p.m. The Aging Heart: The Role of Lifestyle, Inflammation, and other Factors – Rob Greenfield, MD
1:40–2:10 p.m. What’s the Best Diet?  - Danielle Belardo, MD and Geeta Sikand, MS, RDN
2:10–2:35 p.m. Evidence-based Supplements and CV Health – Chris Suhar, MD
2:35–3:00 p.m. The Stressed Heart – John W. Zamarra, MD
3:00–3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion Q&A
3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks & Adjourn – Paul Rosenblit, MD, PhD 

 

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

    • The California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN) recognizes CME credit as transferrable for their members. Nurses may receive CEUs after submitting their UCI attendance certificate directly to their board http://www.rn.ca.gov/licensees/ce-renewal#acceptable.
    • The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts CME-accredited courses for their members as part of their requirements for recertification. See https://www.aanpcert.org/recert/index.
    • The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts formally approved CME-accredited courses for its members to gain CEUs (http://www.nursecredentialing.org/RenewalRequirements).

  • 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.