The 2nd Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Innovations has been specifically designed for healthcare providers involved in all aspects of care of the diabetic including 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 and panel discussions with nationally/internationally renowned experts in the field together with ample time and opportunity for the audience to interact with the distinguished faculty in a dedicated allocated Q&A time period during both morning and afternoon sessions.
The agenda developed by the course directors, Serge Jabbour, MD and Jeffrey L. Miller, MD, includes in-depth presentations on a myriad of hot topics, covering an overview of diabetes management discussing older and newer agents, diabetes and cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, management of obesity including diet, exercise, drugs and surgery. In addition to the keynote lectures, the agenda also includes two panel discussions where expert faculty will provide guidance to participants in applying the new knowledge into their practices. The combined format of lively panels and didactic presentations will allow the audience to observe and question the experts as they discuss real patient cases. In addition, with the use of an Audience Response System during the panel session, speakers will further engage the participants and allow them to assess their knowledge and skill levels with their peers.
The ultimate goal of the 2nd Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Innovations is to provide a unique educational and learning experience to practitioners, allowing them to improve the delivery of care for diabetic patients through didactic lectures together with dedicated panel discussions and ample time for Q&A.
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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 7.2 contact hours will be awarded for this program. The participant must attend the entire program to be eligible for full contact hour credit.
This Live activity, 2nd Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances & Innovations, with a beginning date of October 11, 2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.