31st Annual Diabetes Conference: Keeping Pace with Innovative Strategies

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Target Audience

Nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, diabetic educators, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health coaches, and other interested healthcare professionals.

Description

This event is jointly provided by Charlotte AHEC, Metrolina Association of Diabetes Educators (MADE), UNC-Charlotte School of Nursing, & UNC-Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Innovation is key to the management of life-long conditions like diabetes. At the 31st Annual Diabetes Conference, experts in diabetes care will discuss innovative strategies that will help healthcare providers
provide the best patient care.

Topics & Speakers
Changing the Language of Diabetes
AADE's 2019 Diabetes Educator of the Year: Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE
Teachers College, Columbia University

Focusing on Atypical Types of Diabetes
Karen L. Shidler, RN, MS-DEDM, CDE, BC-ADM
North Central Indiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

The Impact of the Gut Biome on Diabetes
Jennifer Redlich, MS, RD, CSO, LDN
Levine Cancer Institute

Diabetes Medications Update
Cassie Boland, PharmD, PCACP, CDE
Wingate University

A Closer Look at Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Lisa T. Meade, PharmD, CDE
Wingate University

Interprofessional Collaboration for Aging Patients with Diabetes
Ambulatory Care Management, Atrium Health NorthEast
Karina Pope, BSN, RN, CVN
Jessica Goodman, BSN, RN-BC
Sheila Reynolds, PharmD, BCGP, CDE, CPP
Crystal Salazar, MSW, Virtual Social Worker
Tawanda Mathis, Health Advocate

Course Outcome
This conference will provide participants with information on innovative strategies for diabetes management, including new trends in diabetes care and treatment.

Location
UNC-Charlotte
McKnight Theater, Cone University Center
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Credits
5.5 Contact Hours; 0.55 CEUs

Nurses
5.5 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Contact Hours will be provided to nurses who attend at least 90% of the conference. No partial credit will be provided.
Charlotte AHEC is a provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacists
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
The program ACPE# 0046-9999-19-147-L01-P (Pharmacist) provides 5.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Dietitians
This activity has received prior approval by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 5.5 hours Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit – Activity #146885.

Exhibitors
For more information on exhibiting at the conference, please click HERE.
For questions, contact Laura Magennis, MSN, RN-BC at 704-512-6204, laura.magennis@atriumhealth.org.

Objectives

  • Explain the problem with language in diabetes
  • Identify person-centered, strengths-base, empowering messages
  • List available language-related resources and where to find them
  • Recognize the less common types of diabetes (monogenic, LADA, and idiopathic) though clinical characteristics and lab tests
  • Identify treatment and education plans for each of the atypical types of diabetes
  • Describe the current evidence regarding the connection between inflammatory chronic disease and gut health, including the role of the gut microbiome
  • Discuss practical dietary strategies for improving overall gut health and inflammatory disease processes
  • Identify the newest diabetes (DM) medications.
  • Describe common drug information for new diabetes medications, including contraindications, warnings, adverse effects, dosing, drug interactions, monitoring, and clinical pearls when applicable.
  • Discuss new medication updates regarding DM management and their implications for practice.
  • Identify methods for integrating new medications and/or updates into practice using case studies scenarios.
  • Compare personal and professional continuous glucose monitoring.
  • Discuss the latest CGM technology and clinical application.
  • Identify care management challenges of aging patients with diabetes and how an interdisciplinary care team can meet those challenges
  • Discuss community resources to assist in the care of aging patients with diabetes

Contact

Sophia Moore-Dennis, 704-512-6537

Sessions

Status
Open
Date(s)
Apr 11, 2019
Time
7:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Check-In Time
7:00 AM
Credit
0.55 - CEU
5.50 - Contact Hours
5.50 - CPEUs
5.50 - CNE Contact Hours
Location
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Room
Cone Center
Status
Open
Date(s)
Apr 11, 2019
Time
7:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Check-In Time
7:00 AM
Credit
5.50 - Contact Hours
5.50 - ACPE
Location
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Room
Cone Center
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Apr 11, 2019
Time
7:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Location
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Room
Cone Center
Fees
$0.00
No fee for speakers or committee members (Code required)
$130.00
Registration; Breakfast and lunch included
$400.00
Exhibitor Fee $400; Includes one representative (Meal & UNCC parking)
$450.00
Exhibitor Fee $450; Includes two representatives (Meals and UNCC Parking)
$500.00
Exhibitor Fee $500; Includes three representatives (Meals and UNCC Parking)
$550.00
Exhibitor Fee $550; Includes four representatives (Meals and UNCC parking)
Credits
0.55
CEU
5.50
ACPE
5.50
CNE Contact Hours
5.50
Contact Hours
5.50
CPEUs