Wayne State University

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Dr. Morris S. Brent Lectureship Series & Luncheon Location

WSU School of Medicine
Gordon H. Scott Hall
540 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201

Reunion Location

MGM Grand Detroit
1777 Third Street
Detroit, MI 48226

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School of Medicine
Alumni Association
540 E. Canfield
1369 Scott Hall
Detroit, MI 48201

313-577-3587 | 877-WSU-MED1

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CME Statement

The Wayne State University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Wayne State University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The goal of this conference is to provide attendees with the most updated information, which will help them in treating their patients using the most advanced and up-to-date procedures. As a result of participating in this activity, the learner should be able to identify and define the key terms used in CME.

Objective for lecture #1:  Identify the conditions that interrupt the natural flow of blood through the heart’s valves and chambers; increase knowledge of minimally-invasive techniques and comprehensive range of treatments.

Objective for lecture #2:  Identify the characteristics of an "at-risk" athlete; examine the cardiac causes of sudden death and identify how to most effectively diagnose them; analyze recent advances in pre-participation screening and its evolution.

Objective for lecture #3:  Discuss the effect of plant-based diets on established heart disease; identify the ability of plant-based diets to prevent heart disease; recognize the role of fats in heart disease.

Objective for lecture #4: Implement strategies into the perioperative care plan to decrease complications, hasten recovery and shorten hospital stay.

Objective for lecture #5: Understand the role of ectopic lipid in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome; understand the molecular mechanisms of lipid-induced liver and muscle insulin resistance; understand the role of muscle insulin resistance in the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and dyslipidemia.

Objective for lecture #6: Identify a key gene mutation that can trigger acute lymphoblastic leukemia and several other types of cancer.