SHC Osteopathic Medicine Conference - 2017

Date & Location
Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM   Hyatt Regency, San Diego, CA

Target Audience
Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner


With an increasing emphasis on quality, prevention of disease, patient experience and improved cost of care, today’s physicians face many challenges.

Sharp HealthCare and the San Diego Osteopathic Medical Association (SDOMA) present this conference to share best practices that will help you combat the challenges at hand. Speakers will discuss a variety of topics including transitions of care; practice transformation; ophthalmology; sleep apnea; pre-consulting planning; emergency medicine; and diabetes. All physicians in practice — whether in private office settings or group practices — are welcome to attend. 


Following this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the current quality metrics by which primary care physicians are measured
  2. Analyze common ways transitions of care can adversely affect patient care
  3. Discuss current guidelines in ophthalmology and recognize eye emergencies
  4. Describe the current health care trends and their impact on a physician’s practice
  5. List the changes expected in value-based purchasing
  6. Recognize common oncologic disorders seen in a primary care office
  7. Illustrate common non-emergency situations that cause overloading in emergency departments
  8. Summarize the pathophysiology of Type 2 diabetes
  9. State the mechanism of action of newer diabetes medications
  10. Determine appropriate use and safety of diabetes medications


$125 registration fee
$100 for SDOMA members and Sharp-affiliated physicians  


AOA Credit
The San Diego Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The San Diego Osteopathic Medical Association designates this program for a maximum of 7 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Accreditation: Sharp HealthCare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit: Sharp HealthCare designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 7 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.  It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


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