Advanced Practice Nurse CouncilTorrance Memorial Advanced Practice Nurse Council to support the vision of the Lundquist Lurie Cardiovascular Institute present:

The Annual Cardiometabolic Symposium is designed to enhance the knowledge of nurses caring for medical and surgical patients with cardiometabolic disorders. Presentations are geared to broaden participants’ understanding of the diagnoses and management of this patient population. The symposium explores a variety of topics including clinical research trials, new technologies, pharmacological advances, dietary guidelines and overall health concerns of patients affected by cardiometabolic diseases.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Torrance Memorial Hoffman Health Conference Center
7:00 AM Registration and Breakfast; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Symposium

Educational Objectives

At the end of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe surgical and medical interventional strategies for patients with advanced heart failure and valvular heart disease
  • Discuss key clinical issues in the care of the patient presenting with acute stroke
  • Describe interventions aimed at preventing amputations as a complication of peripheral vascular disease
  • Identify the patient at risk for cardiometabolic disease and list early interventions including exercise and dietary changes to slow progression of the disease
  • Discuss the latest updates in diabetes care
  • Identify cardiometabolic risk in the obstetric patient and its implications postpartum

Continuing Education Credit

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 300, for 8 contact hours.


Registration fee includes lectures, continental breakfast, lunch, snack, and syllabus. Pre-registration deadline is August 1, 2016. Deadline to register online is August 16, 2016.

Torrance Memorial Employee and Students $50
After August 1, 2016 $75
Walk-in registration and non-employees $100

If space is available, walk-in registration will be accepted at the door. Lunch will be provided for walk-ins if supplies allow.

A full refund will be given if this program is canceled. No fees will be refunded if the participant cancels within 48 hours of the program. Cancellations prior to 48 hours will receive a refund, minus a $20 processing fee.

Location, Driving Directions and Parking

Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Hoffman Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Drive
Torrance, CA 90505
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The Hoffman Health Conference Center is located on Medical Center Drive between Lomita Blvd. and Skypark Drive. Parking is free in the adjacent in the West Parking structure.

From the Westside or the San Fernando Valley

Take the 405 Freeway South, exit Hawthorne Boulevard, and turn right. Go approximately 4.5 miles and turn left on Lomita Boulevard. The medical center will be on your right.

From Long Beach or Orange County

Take the 405 Freeway North. Transition to the Harbor Freeway (110) South toward San Pedro. Exit Sepulveda Boulevard and turn right, go about 2 miles and turn left on Crenshaw Boulevard; go about 1 mile and turn right on Lomita Boulevard; go about 1 mile and the medical center will be on your left.