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Home  >  Conferences  >  UCSF CME: 7th Annual Asian Health Symposium 2018
CME : 12.75
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UCSF CME: 7th Annual Asian Health Symposium 2018 is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Oct 11 - 12, 2018 at UCSF Laurel Heights Campus, San Francisco, California, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is family and primary care physicians, internists, and specialists, as well as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers who face the unique health care needs and challenges of their Asian patients. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Course Description:
The 7th Annual Asian Health Symposium will highlight several specific areas for this unique community, including rheumatology, infectious disease, diabetes, and hypertension, with special emphasis on the differences in the care of Asian patients in these targeted disease areas. In addition, the topics of healthcare technology, addiction, and various healthcare initiatives will be addressed.

This unique symposium is one of the very few CME programs in the nation that can help bridge the knowledge and practice gaps of the healthcare community in treating Asian patients, especially the disadvantaged immigrants, on the many diseases and health issues that have significant impacts on them.

Course Objectives are:
• Incorporate a multicultural focus to improve patient care and satisfaction
• Identify why precision genomics and counseling play important roles to reduce hereditary cancer risks
• Better manage Asian patients with diabetes
• Provide clinical treatment for rheumatoid arthritis
• Identify emerging infections and new antibiotics
• Utilize new treatments in Hepatitis B and C
• Incorporate strategies to lower the stigma of having HIV in Asian patients
• Use screening techniques in the evaluation of dementia
• State two controversial issues with the new 2018 hypertension guidelines
• Educate patients on the prevention of osteoporosis
• Describe opioid use in Asians and health issues arising out of the legalization of the use of cannabis.

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Calvin L. Chou
Calvin L. Chou

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Ma Somsouk
Ma Somsouk

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Eugene Yang
Eugene Yang

Cardiology

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Contact No. 4154764251
Email
info@ocme.ucsf.edu

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UCSF Laurel Heights Campus
3333 California Street
San Francisco, California, United States Of America

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