17th Annual Diabetes Symposium

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

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Conference ID

D6126

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the future directions of diabetes care in order to provide the best care for patients today.
  • Explain how to provide individualized, patient-centered care to patients with diabetes to manage risks, improve outcomes and achieve positive patient experience.
  • Demonstrate the value of each member of the patient care team to individualize care, improve outcomes and maximize patient experience.
  • Review current safety, efficacy and clinical trial data to make informed evidence-based treatment choices for patients with diabetes.

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 5.25 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing website.

American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP)

This live activity, 17th Annual Diabetes Symposium, with a beginning date of April 7, 2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.25 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.

Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

This program is acceptable for a maximum of 5.5 level 3 credits from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

The ACPE logo, black vaguely Romanic text with "AC" stacked directly on top of "PE," surrounded by a black-box border.Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned the Universal Activity Number of 0322-0000-18-002-L01-P. It has been approved for 5.25 contact hours (0.525 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers. The attendee list will be uploaded into CPE Monitor approximately one week after completion of the program. Statements of credit indicated in contact hours and CEUs will be available through CPE Monitor. Successful completion includes signing in at registration with personal NABP number and date of birth, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, and completing the activity evaluation. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Education.

Agenda

  • 7:45 a.m. | Check-In/Continental Breakfast/Exhibitors
  • 8:25 a.m. | Welcoming Remarks
    Surendra Sivarajah, MD
  • 8:30 a.m. | Keynote: Improving Diabetes Care: A Roadmap to Better Chronic Care
    Robert Gabbay, MD, PhD
  • 9:15 a.m. | Session I: Type 2 Diabetes in Children: Past, Present and Future Challenges
    Daniel E. Hale, MD
    Pediatric Transition: Transition of Care from Pediatric to Adult Providers in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
    Kanthi Bangalore Krishna, MBBS
  • 10:15 a.m. | Break/Exhibitors
  • 10:45 a.m. | Session II: Pearls for Practice: Understanding the Hormonal and Multi-Organ System Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes with Non-Insulin Treatment Options
    Surendra Sivarajah, MD
  • 11:45 a.m. | Panel: Question and Answer
  • 12:15 p.m. | Lunch/Exhibitors
  • 1:15 p.m. | Session III: Keeping You in the Loop
    Amie Prokop, PA-C, CDE
  • 2 p.m. | Session IV: Alphabet Soup: DSMT and MNT (Diabetes Self-Management Training and Medical Nutrition Therapy)
    Theresa Gustafson, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
    Kendra Durdock, RN, BSN, CDE
  • 2:45 p.m. | Panel: Question and Answer
  • 3:15 p.m. | Evaluation/Adjournment

Faculty

Kendra Durdock, RN, BSN, CDE
Diabetes Educator
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Robert Gabbay, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer
Senior Vice President
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, MA

Theresa Gustafson, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Dietitian
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Daniel E. Hale, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Kanthi Bangalore Krishna, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Amie Prokop, PA-C, CDE
Physician Assistant
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Surendra Sivarajah, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Diabetes Director
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Fees

Include: All listed meals, online handout materials, instruction

$100: Live event
The Hotel Hershey, 100 Hotel Road, Hershey, PA 17033

Note: Registrations received after April 6, 2018, will incur a $25 late fee.

Accommodations

Accommodations are the responsibility of the program participant.

A list of Hershey-area lodging is available online or by emailing ContinuingEd@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Room Block

A block of rooms has been reserved at:
The Hotel Hershey
100 Hotel Road
Hershey, PA 17033

Rate: $259

Reservations:
Reserve online or call 844-330-1711.

Group name: 17th Annual Diabetes Symposium

Deadline: March 6, 2018

Rooms reserved after this date are at regular rates and will be based on availability.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received after March 30, 2018, will incur a $25 processing fee.

No refunds after April 3, 2018.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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