2018 Diabetes Symposium
Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the symposium, the participants should be able to:

  1. Identify and address manageable risk factors of severe Hypoglycemia in Diabetes - Overview (Plenary 1)* and Systems approach (Breakout A3)
  2. Use of motivational interviewing and encouraging changes in diet and exercise options (Plenary 2)*
  3. Use appropriate third line antidiabetic agents for specific diabetic populations (Plenary 3)*
  4. Utilize different digital technologies (remote glucose monitoring, text messaging, flash CGM) to optimize and improve the management of diabetes (Breakout A4)*
  5. Evaluate and manage at risk NAFLD/NASH patients with effective modern therapeutic interventions (Plenary 4)*
  6. Implement appropriate tools and treatment in the evaluation and management of at risk diabetic feet (Breakout A2)*
  7. Use resources from Center for Healthy Living to help patients create strategies to overcome barriers in Diabetes selfcare (Breakout A1)
Physicians - The Southern California Permanente Medical Group is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Southern California Permanente Medical Group designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and Physician Assistants – Attendees may report up to 6.00 hours toward continuing education requirements for license renewal. ‘CME’ can be written in lieu of the provider number on all licensure renewal applications.

Registered Dieticians:  RD’s and RN’s will be provided a certificate of attendance upon completion and submission of the Program Evaluation,.  It is the RD's responsibility to track and obtain the CEU credits through their personal Professional Development process.

CLS CEUs (Clinical Laboratory Scientists):  this symposium is approved for 6 CEU's for Laboratory Personnel (CLS, MLT and Phlebotomists).   Program number 01-1804.

is recognized by the State of California as an Accrediting Agency for Continuing Education for Clinical Laboratory Science (Registration #133).  This program is approved for 6 California Contact Hours.  Program number 01-1804

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  In compliance with California State Continuing Education (CE) regulations, participants must attend the entire session to earn CE credits.  No exceptions and No partial credit will be given for late arrivals or early departures. CLS CEUs (Clinical Laboratory Scientists):  this symposium is approved for 6 CEU's for CLS, MLT and Phlebotomists.  

Target Audience:

  • Primary: SCPMG providers: MD, DO, PA, RNP, RN, Podiatrists, Care Managers and DAs
  • Secondary: Community providers, same as in the primary target group

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, all reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate persons with disabilities at the meeting. If you have any special dietary or accommodation needs, please notify the meeting planner listed, prior to the symposium in the Department of Physician Education at (626) 405-4630 or tie-line 8-335-4630. This advance notice will help us serve you better.