Office of Medical Education
2020 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Department of Medicine
The primary target audience for this CME activity is faculty, residents, students, invited guests and other healthcare professionals practicing in the LSU Health System, LSU affiliated hospitals and communities within the State of Louisiana for whom this is within the current or potential scope of professional activities. The purpose of this activity is to promote improvements in healthcare in Louisiana.
Initiative Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner should be better able to:
Review current never events, highlighting those that have not been eliminated from our local environment, review existing guidelines for selected local never event problems, and make changes to procedures in order to prevent their recurrence.
Select patients for CT scanning according to appropriate timing criteria and know when to refer patients undergoing screening to a subspecialist.
Appropriately focus on the widespread problem of obesity and adopt guideline-based management strategies that recognize related comorbidities, e.g. diabetes, hypertension, cardiac disease, and/or obstructive sleep apnea as well as knowing when to refer for dietary counseling or bariatric surgery evaluation.
When / Where:
Every Friday, 12:00 P.M./MEB Lecture Room A
(Series expires December 31, 2012)
The Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans (LSUSOMNO) ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. Faculty, planners or anyone in a position to control content are required to disclose to participants any financial relationships they may have had with commercial interests within the last 12 months, including in-kind donations. A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. Disclosure of financial relationships must be made during the planning stages of the activity, and all relationships thus disclosed are communicated to the audience prior to the activity.
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