WebCast - Fifth Annual Diabetes Symposium

October 14, 2017

This half-day symposium will focus on the medical management of common and important challenges facing health professionals who care for patients with diabetes as well as patients facing gestational diabetes. The multispecialty educational approach allows participants to explore treatment options, whether inpatient or outpatient, in a concise symposium format.

For complete details and schedule, please visit the symposium website: DiabetesSymposium.BaptistHealth.net

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Target Audience

Hospitalists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Surgeons, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Podiatrists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and other interested healthcare practitioners.

Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/14/2017 - 7:45am EDT
Event ends: 
10/14/2017 - 12:15pm EDT

2017   Schedule______________________

7:15 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration
7:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

7:50 a.m.Hyperglycemic Crisis: What’s New, What’s Not and What’s Next?
Marie E. McDonnell, M.D.
8:30 a.m.

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
Paul Aoun, D.O., Ph.D.

9:10 a.m. 

Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy
Andrew M. Schimel, M.D.
9:50 a.m.
Questions and Answers

10:05 a.m.

Break and Exhibits

10:35 a.m.
New Frontiers in Diabetes Technology
Marie E. McDonnel, M.D.

11:20 a.m.

Patient Centered Diabetes Care – Challenges and Solutions
Paul Aoun, D.O., Ph.D.
12:00 noon
Questions and Answers

12:15 p.m.

Miami , FL 33176
United States

     Baptist Health provides accredited continuing ​education (CME/CE) to doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.  


     Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.


     Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




    This activity has been approved for 4 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-574549, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.​


    This activity has been approved for 4 contact hours each by Florida State Board of Nursing, Baptist Health South Florida. CE Broker Provider #50-182.


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

NOTE: Partial credits are not available. Participants must attend the symposium in its entirety to receive continuing education credit. (This does not apply to M.D.s and D.O.s.)

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.50 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
Please login or register for a Baptist Health CME account to take this course.

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Technical Support: If you are experiencing technical difficulties or have received an error message, please send an email to CME@BaptistHealth.net and include a print screen of the error message, your browser name and version, username and URL where the error occurred. You can expect a response within 48 hours.

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