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9th Annual Orange County Symposium on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Future Directions in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: A Travel Guide for Clinicians

Event description:

The ninth annual UC Irvine Health Orange County Symposium on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention will be held Oct. 21, 2017. The event is designed to expand upon and fill knowledge gaps in the fast-evolving field of preventive cardiology.

Primary care providers — including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and pharmacists — cardiologists, endocrinologists, dietitians, exercise physiologists and other lifestyle interventionalists will learn the newest therapeutic approaches and guidelines for cardiovascular risk assessment, management of lipid disorders, hypertension, obesity and diabetes.

They also will learn about lifestyle and integrative therapies aimed at reducing cardiovascular disease risk and maximizing cost-effectiveness in preventive cardiology.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 100 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868
Time: 7:15 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Self-parking is $6; valet parking is available for an additional fee.

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

Registration fees:

Before Sept. 1

  • $85 — Physicians
  • $75 — UC Irvine faculty and staff, other healthcare providers
  • $65 — Trainees/students

After Sept. 1

  • $95 — Physicians
  • $85 — UC Irvine faculty and staff, other healthcare providers
  • $75 — Trainees/students

Register now


  • For questions or more information, please contact Nathan D. Wong, PhD, MPH, at 949-824-5561 or ndwong@uci.edu.

View our symposium brochure ›

This event is endorsed by:

  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • American Society for Preventive Cardiology
  • American College of Cardiology California Chapter
  • Pacific Lipid Association

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 6.25 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 UC Irvine 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.aspx)

  • 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.

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 American 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.