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Advances in Cardiometabolic Health: A Primary Care Summit 2014

June 19–21, 2014 | Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center | Boston, Massachusetts


CME Information


Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Name the markers of increased cardiometabolic risk, including components of cardiometabolic syndrome, biomarkers, and other key clinical factors
  • Identify the components of the Cardiometabolic Syndrome in patients at increased risk
  • Describe methods of diagnosing, preventing and treating the various clinical conditions related to or associated with increased cardiometabolic risk/syndrome.
  • Select appropriate methods to manage weight so as to reduce the role of obesity in the etiology of cardiometabolic risk
  • Choose specific preventative and treatment strategies for Cardiometabolic Risk in specific racial/ethnic minorities Assess one’s own practice to determine what Cardiometabolic risk factor interventions will be provided within the practice vs. what will be outsourced to area specialty resources
  • Implement improvements in office-based process for screening and treating cardiometabolic risk

Accreditation and Designation of Credit
Joslin Diabetes Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Joslin Diabetes Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with ACCME Essentials. Health professionals not eligible for continuing medical education credit will receive a certificate of participation that they may submit to their state licensing board for credit.

ACGME Competencies
This activity is designed to meet one or more of the following Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Professionalism

Faculty Disclosure
It is the policy of Joslin Diabetes Center to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by Joslin Diabetes Center are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use, and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.

Affiliated Performance Improvement CME (PI CME) through the Joslin Professional Education Continuum (JPEC)

This activity is aligned with the Cardiometabolic Risk PI CME Pathway available via JPEC at www.jpec.joslin.org.

Performance Improvement CME is a construct introduced by the ACCME in 2004. Completion of PI CME stages can result in up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM The above pathway is approved through the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Approved Quality Improvement (AQI) Pathway and is eligible for 20 points towards the Self-Evaluation of Practice Performance requirement of Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

All pathways are approved through the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Approved Quality Improvement (AQI) Pathway and are eligible for 20 points towards the Self-Evaluation of Practice Performance requirement of Maintenance of Certification (MOC). For more information, go to www.abim.org/moc/.

There is no charge to register or to participate in JPEC activities. Log on or register today. Visit www.jpec.joslin.org to get started.


 

Page last updated: December 22, 2014