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Seventh Annual Neuromuscular Colloquium

Event description:

The UC Irvine Health 2017 Neuromuscular Colloquium provides an academic forum for regional and national physicians who specialize entirely or to a significant degree in neuromuscular medicine.

This activity is designed to encourage an atmosphere of collaboration and interaction between the various neuromuscular specialists in the region. It is a forum to discuss the latest topics and advances in neuromuscular medicine and review interesting and challenging cases, including several live patient presentations. Such activities are likely to improve patient care because they promote closer research collaboration and the development of new research projects between the various groups and institutions.

Date: Friday, May 12, 2017
Location: Balboa Bay Resort, Grand Ball Room, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA  92663
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 — UC Irvine Health nursing
  • Complimentary — Residents, fellows, UC Irvine Health neurologists

Learning objective:

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

  • Describe current diagnostic and management strategies in rare and orphan neuromuscular diseases in ethnic clusters.

  • Identify best outcome measures when assessing clinical and research outcomes in myasthenia gravis using current treatment and management strategies.

  • Identify different patterns of patterns of clinical involvement in patients with neuromuscular disorders; recognize systemic and medical complications in these patients; understand current guidelines for management of patients with muscular dystrophies, Pompe disease, spinal muscular atrophy and amyloidosis.

View the symposium agenda ›

Register online


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

UC Irvine Department of Neurology
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 206
Orange, CA 92868
Attn: 2017 Neuromuscular Colloquium

Accommodations

A special conference rate of $269 per night for a standard king room is being offered as long as availability lasts.

Book online at UC Irvine Neuromuscular Symposium Room Block or call 888-894-2788 and ask for the "UCI Neuromuscular Symposium" room block.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations received by Saturday, April 15, 2017 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after May 1, 2017 will be subject to a 75 percent cancellation fee. Send cancellation requests by email to mbaylon@uci.edu or by fax at 714-456-8805.

Contact us:

For questions or more information, please contact our office at 714-456-2356 or email mbaylon@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 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the 7th annual Neuromuscular Colloquium and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive educational program, which is mandated by the ABMS 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.