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2nd Annual UCI Hematology Symposium
Annual Hematology Conference at Disney Hotel in Anaheim, CA
Activity Details
Activity Name: 2nd Annual UCI Hematology Symposium
Description: Annual Hematology Conference at Disney Hotel in Anaheim, CA
Needs Assessment: Overview:
The 2nd Annual UCI Hematology Symposium will provide an update on relevant trends in hematology important to specialists and primary care physicians alike.
We took into account suggestions from our attendees in designing the 2017 curriculum. Attendees from our inaugural conference (4/30/16) requested additional attention to flow cytometry, approach to the evaluation of anemia, and laboratory diagnosis. In addition, attendees requested shorter lectures with more time for discussion as well as increased emphasis on diagnostics. Topics for the 2017 agenda closely align with attendee requests and the format of each lecture now features a hybrid model that pairs a diagnostician (ie, pathologist or radiologist) with a clinician (ie, specialist in the related field) to enable a more stimulating and complete discussion of the topic.
Course Objectives: Objectives:
* Diagnose Iron Deficiency Anemia
* Properly prescribe oral and IV iron
* Recognize 'red-flag' features that require specialist referral
* Describe aspects of Myelodysplastic Syndrome
* Assess the emerging role of molecular diagnostics in patient care
* Discuss aspects of flow cytometry in diagnostic hematology
* Appropriately select testing for diagnosis of Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
* Diagnose venous thromboembolism
* Diagnose Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
* Prescribe anticoagulation therapy
*Recognize features of malaria
*Recognize histologic features of intra-erythrocytic parasitosis
*Treat malaria
Location Information
Meeting Location: Disney Paradise Pier Hotel
Meeting Location URL: https://disneyland.disney.go.com/hotels/grand-californian-hotel/
Location Address: 1600 S. Disneyland Drive
Location City: Anaheim
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 92802
Location Country: US
City Information URL: http://www.anaheim.net/
Activity Information
Start Date: 3/25/2017
End Date: 3/25/2017
Meeting URL: http://www.meded.uci.edu/CME/cme-brochures/2017_Hematology_Symposium_Invitation3.pdf
Credit Information
Credit Amount: 6.25
Credit Unit: Credits
Accreditation: ACCME - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education > AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Activity Learning Format: Live Activity
Accreditor/Sponsor
Sponsor Name: UCI School of Medicine
Sponsor Address: 836 Health Sciences Rd.
Sponsor City: Irvine
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 92697
Sponsor Country: US
Sponsor Phone: 949.824.2394
Sponsor Email: cme@uci.edu
Contact Information
Contact Name: Linda Vong
Contact Address: 101 The City Dr S, Bldg 1, Rm 3003
Contact City: Orange
Contact State: CA
Contact Postal Code: 92868
Contact Country: US
Contact Phone: 714-456-1648
Contact Email: vongl@uci.edu

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