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9th Annual Neuromuscular Colloquium

Event description:

The UCI School of Medicine 2019 Neuromuscular Colloquium provides an academic forum for regional and national physicians who specialize entirely or to a significant degree in neuromuscular medicine.

This colloquium is designed to encourage an atmosphere of collaboration and interaction between the various neuromuscular specialists in the US, Canada and internationally. It is a forum to discuss the latest topics and advances in neuromuscular medicine and review interesting and challenging cases, with several live patient presentations. Such activities are aimed to improve patient care by promoting closer research collaboration and the development of new research projects between the various groups and institutions.

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019

Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Time: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Registration information

Registration fees, which include breakfast and lunch, are:

  • $75 — Physicians
  • $50 — Nurses and all other allied healthcare professionals
  • $25 — UCI nurses
  • Complimentary — UCI residents, fellows and neurologists

Learning objectives

After completing the learning activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify different clinical presentations and patterns of involvement in neuromuscular diseases.
  • Describe current diagnostic and management strategies in rare and orphan neuromuscular diseases.
  • Recognize the potential systemic complications in these disorders.
  • Understand current standards and guidelines for the management of neuromuscular disorders.
  • Identify the features of oculoparetic Myasthenia Gravis.
  • Identify current and emerging therapies in autoimmune neuromuscular diseases including Myasthenia Gravis, immune-mediated neuropathies and myopathies.
  • Identify features helpful in distinguishing acquired myopathies from inherited myopathies.
  • Identify features on muscle pathology that help distinguish distinct subtypes of inflammatory muscle diseases.

View the 2019 colloquium agenda ›

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If you prefer to register by mail, please send a check, payable to UC Regents, to:

UCI Department of Neurology
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 206
Orange, CA 92868
Attn: 2019 Neuromuscular Colloquium

Accommodations

A special conference rate for standard, resort view rooms will start at $299 for a King & $359 for 2 Queens while availability lasts.

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Cancellation policy

Cancellations received by Friday, May 17, 2019, will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after May 17 will be subject to a 75 percent cancellation fee. Send cancellation requests by email to mbaylon2@uci.edu or by fax at 714-456-1697.

Contact us

For questions or more information, please contact our office at 714-456-1691 or email mbaylon2@uci.edu.

Accreditation statement:

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education 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 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Approval Statement

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties' (ABMS) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice-relevant Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, the 9th annual UCI School of Medicine Neuromuscular Colloquium has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS member boards:

  • Pathology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry and Neurology

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the 9th annual Neuromuscular Colloquium and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive educational program, which is mandated by the American Board of Medical Specialties as a necessary component of maintenance of certification.

Disclosure policy:

It is the policy of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the University of California CME Consortium to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME activities. Full disclosure of conflicts and conflict resolutions will be made prior to the activity in writing via handout materials, insert or syllabus.