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2014 Mitochondrial Disease Clinical Conference LA

Online registration is now closed. Please arrive at 8 a.m. to register on-site or contact us at info@mitoaction.org.

 

With gratitude, MitoAction would like to acknowledge the following organization for its support:

Course description: The 2014 Mitochondrial Disease Clinical Conference Los Angeles on Feb. 8 at the Intercontinental Century City, Beverly Hills, will offer physicians and specialists who are not mitochondrial experts an opportunity to understand more about identifying mitochondrial diseases, managing adults and children with mitochondrial disorders, and assisting patients with treatment options and coordinated care. Expert faculty will engage participants and provide the most clinically relevant information with the intention of helping to educate healthcare providers about specific strategies for helping the mitochondrial disease patient.

 

 

 

 

 

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Registration options:

  • Attend the conference: $50

  • Attend the conference and earn CME: $100

    Register by Friday, Dec. 13 and receive a 20 percent discount on the registration rate. Use code Power20.

    Stay at the Intercontinental Los Angeles; Special rate available February 7-9, 2014. Reservations 866 329 1010 and ask for the " Mitochondrial Disease Action Committee" Room Rate, or book directly online  Mitochondrial Disease Action Committee Block

Who should attend:

  • Primary care physicians

  • Nurse practitioners

  • Pediatricians

  • Acute care nurses

  • Non-metabolic specialists caring for mitochondrial disease patients

Topics include:

  • The nuts and bolts of mitochondrial disease

  • The art of managing the mitochondrial disease patient

  • Diagnosis of Mito -- from whole exome sequencing to muscle biopsy

  • Emergency precautions and anesthesia recommendations
  • Current approaches to treatment -- from vitamins to clinical trials
  • Anticipatory guidance for patients with mitochondrial disease
  • Panel discussion and Q&A

Click here to download the conference flyer.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accrediation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and MitoAction. TUSM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and nurses.