Conference Accreditation

Intended Learners

This conference is designed for primary care physicians, family medicine specialists, internists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, registered dietitians, certified diabetes educators, and other related healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients at risk for cardiometabolic syndrome.


Learning Objectives

After participating in the Cardiometabolic Risk Summit, participants should be able to:

  • Examine the role of primary care in identifying and managing cardiometabolic risk factors, including diabetes, dyslipidemia, obesity, and hypertension.
  • Incorporate evidence-based strategies in clinical practice to assist in counseling patients on optimal nutrition for cardiometabolic health.
  • Analyze optimal diagnostic and treatment strategies to decrease cardiometabolic risk factors, delay progression of existing disease, and effectively manage clinically challenging cases.
  • Implement recent guidelines for managing diabetes, dyslipidemia, obesity, and hypertension in clinical practice.


Activity Overview

The interactive educational conference will occur from September 14–16, 2018 at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas. A question-and-answer session with the faculty will follow the presentations.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full activity and submit a completed evaluation form. Participants who complete the evaluation online within four weeks of the live meeting will immediately receive documentation of credit.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137.



In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.



This continuing nursing education activity awards 20.0 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 20.0 contact hours.

Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion, as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.

Pharmacology credits to be determined.



This activity is approved for 20.0 contact hours (2.0 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education: JA0006201-0000-18-024-L01-P

This educational activity is a knowledge-based activity.


CPE for Dietitians

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 20 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material. Provider Number: HM001, Level 3



This Live activity, Cardiometabolic Risk Summit, with a beginning date of 09/14/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Hardware/Software Requirements

The evaluation is accessible after the activity via a PC (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7) or Mac (Mac OS 10.x or later) computer with current versions of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. A PDF reader is required for print publications. Please direct technical questions to


ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call 609-371-1137.


Innovation Theaters (non-accredited)

These are promotional programs and no CE credits are offered. All attendees, please be advised that information—e.g., your name and the value any meal you receive during these promotional programs—may be publicly disclosed pursuant to applicable federal and/or state laws. If you are licensed in a state, or are an employee of an organization that limits or prohibits meals from pharmaceutical companies, please identify yourself so that everyone is able to comply with such requirements.


Cancellation Policy

Please note that the cut-off date for cancellation is July 31, 2018. All cancellations must be received in writing and postmarked by that date. Full registration (less a $100 processing fee or full registration amount, whichever is less) will be refunded only to cancellations received in writing by that date. No refunds will be issued after July 31, 2018; no exceptions. Registrations are transferrable at any time.


Privacy Policy

NACCME protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. NACCME and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

NACCME maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

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Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company


Grant Support

Educational grant support has been provided by Astellas Pharma, US and Sanofi US.


Please note that credit amounts are subject to change.