The Latino Physicians of California is offering 4.25 CME/CEU credits for participation in the LPOC Symposium 2016 happening October 29, 2016! Register now at https://lpocsymposium.eventbrite.com.
The University of California, Davis, Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Credit: The University of California, Davis, Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM acceptable for other healthcare providers
Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of re-licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report a maximum of 4.25 hours of credit and fill in “CME Category 1” for the provider number).
By the end of the symposium, learners will be able to:
1. Advocate preventative health care for their Latino patients and improve knowledge of how to live a healthy lifestyle.
2. Define what specific changes need to be made to decrease health disparities among California Latinos and the options to begin effecting necessary change, including:
- Health Access Inequality: Patient to Physician Ratio
- Medical School Acceptance Rates
- Low Health Literacy/High Poor Health Status
3. Explain and discuss the correlation between how Health Literacy (understanding their background, culture and language) and certain health challenges (such as diabetes, end-stage renal disease, obesity and cancer) have led to poor health or patient outcomes.
4. Discuss the low rate of Latinos entering medical school and describe how this affects the Latino populace