Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of CME
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
Toll Free: 1-888-JEFF-CME
Fax: (215) 923-3212
jeffersoncme@jefferson.edu


Since 2000

SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
Department of Medicine

Jefferson's Department of Medicine is dedicated to the highest standards of excellence in patient care, research and education. The Department consists of physicians specially trained in primary care as well as subspecialties.

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4th Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Trends

Thursday, October 15, 2015

    Course Location:
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Dorrance H. Hamilton Building -
    Connelly Auditorium
    1001 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107


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    Nationally, diabetes affects 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the US population. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the US and a major cause of cardiovascular disease. Improving patients' outcomes requires a multifaceted approach, starting with individualized glycemic control, appropriate selection of therapies and management of various comorbid conditions, such as hypertension, dyslipidemia and obesity.

    The 4th Annual Diabetes Symposium has been specifically designed for practicing endocrinologists, primary care physicians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nurses and trainees. This CME conference offers a unique setting of keynote lectures targeting specific topics and panel discussions with renowned experts in the field.

    The agenda developed by the course directors, Serge Jabbour, MD and Jeffrey Miller, MD, will include in-depth presentations on a myriad of hot topics, including keynote lectures on type 2 diabetes management, type 1 diabetes management, diabetic nephropathy and cardiovascular disease. There will be time for questions & answers after the keynote lectures, ending the day with cases for discussion where the expert faculty will provide guidance to participants in applying the new knowledge and clinical guidelines into their practices. The combined format of live debate and didactic presentations will allow the audience to observe and question the experts as they discuss real patient cases.

    The ultimate goal of the 4th Annual Diabetes Symposium is to provide a unique educational and learning experience to practitioners, allowing them to improve the delivery of care for diabetic patients.

    Accreditation Information:

    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Application for CME Credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. For additional information, call the Office of CME, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at 215-955-6992.

    Application has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetics Registration. Determination of credits is pending.


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Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach

September 19, 2014

Sponsored by Jefferson Angioplasty Center

    Course Location:
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Bluemle Life Sciences Building
    233 S. 10th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107



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    Online registration is now closed. Individuals interested in attending can register on-site for this conference.

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    The Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach conference offers participants a unique opportunity to witness experts in the fields of Cardiology, Surgery, Medicine, Radiology, and Neurology debate and evaluate the recent advances in the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to patients with coronary artery disease and structural heart disease. Latest evidence-based guidelines will be presented designed to better equip participants with new diagnostic tools and therapies in the management of patients with coronary and structural heart disease.

    The symposium format is unique in its approach and combines didactic lectures with case presentations that make explicit the critical deliberations leading to care decisions. Keynote lectures provide the evidence based framework supporting case decisions. Discussions incorporate clinical findings and management plan options, placing the evidence into the context of care. This active learning format will allow practitioners the opportunity to apply new information and evidence-based guidelines into their practices.

    Accreditation Information:

    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians)
    This Live activity, Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach, with a beginning date of 09/19/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nurses
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    A maximum of 5.75 nursing contact hours will be awarded for this program. The participant must attend the entire program to be eligible for full contact hour credit.

    AANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners)
    This program is approved for 5.75 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1408375. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.