36th Annual Diabetes Conference: Reducing the Burden and Living Well with Diabetes

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Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, diabetic educators, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health coaches, community care workers and other interested healthcare professionals.

Description

This event is jointly provided by South Piedmont AHEC, Metrolina Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (MADCES), UNC-Charlotte School of Nursing & UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Please join us at the 36th Annual Diabetes Conference: Reducing the Burden and Living Well with Diabetes. Experts in diabetes care will discuss evidenced-based and practical strategies for providing comprehensive care for patients with diabetes. Attendees will have the option of attending in person or via live webinar.

Topics and Speakers:

Beyond Blood Glucose: Navigating the Emotional, Mental, and Behavioral Landscape of Diabetes
Jeffrey Ellison, PhD, CDCES

Medication Cost and Updates
Emily Gwynn, PharmD, CPP
Caroline McDaniel, PharmD, CPP

Intermittent Fasting and Various Fasting related to Diabetes Management
Kelly Desmond, RD, MSEd

Managing Weight-Based Disease: We Can No Longer Wait
Shawn Riser Taylor, PharmD, CCPP, CDCES

CGM Updates
Donald Nuzum, PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES

Village Heartbeat: Building Education and Accountability Together
Zeleka Benton, DNP, RN, MSN, BSN, CDCES
Tamara Hawkins, MSPH

In-Person Location:
Atrium Health Cabarrus - Hamrick Theater
920 Church Street North,
Concord, NC 28025

Learner Outcome:
This conference will enhance learner's knowledge of evidenced-based and practical strategies for providing comprehensive care for patients with diabetes.

Credits
Participants may earn up to 6.0 Contact Hours; 0.6 CEUs

Nurses
Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded to nurses who attend at least 90% of conference.
South Piedmont Area Health Education Nursing Education is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacists
Continuing Education Credit For 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 #0046-9999-24-058-L01-P (Pharmacist) provides 6.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, you must complete the CE attendance form and the evaluation of the program. Statement of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor. Statements of CE Credit will be processed in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available**

Dietitians
This activity has received prior approval by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 6.0 hours Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit – Activity # 181478.

Exhibitors
For more information on exhibiting at the conference, please contact May Cheung, MSN, RN-BC at may.cheung@atriumhealth.org.

Live Webinar Information
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page

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Objectives

  • Ellison: Articulate the complex relationship between diabetes and mental health, including the impact of mental health conditions on diabetes management and vice versa.
  • Ellison: Identify and implement effective strategies for integrating psychological care and behavioral management into comprehensive diabetes treatment plans.
  • Gwynn & McDaniel: List the four options a patient has for insurance.
  • Gwynn & McDaniel: Assess medication affordability resources per insurance type.
  • Desmond: Recognize how intermittent fasting can help patients with Type 2 Diabetes.
  • Desmond: Challenges of intermittent fasting with Type 1 Diabetes and Advanced Type 2 Diabetes.
  • Taylor: Assess non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments for obesity.
  • Taylor: Identify issues related to diversity, social and economic inequities related to obesity.
  • Taylor: Discuss barriers to effectively address obesity and related complications.
  • Taylor: Cultivate best practices for sustainable obesity management
  • Nuzum: Compare and contrast available CGM devices.
  • Nuzum: Given a patient scenario, choose or recommend the most appropriate CGM device.
  • Benton & Hawkins: Explain the History of Village HeartBEAT.
  • Benton & Hawkins: Share the challenges to Wellness identified in the program.
  • Benton & Hawkins: Discuss the Wellness Programs and Resources.
  • Benton & Hawkins: Discuss the Biometric Screening Process, Analysis, and Results.

Contact

Yuen Cheung DNP, RN, NPD-BC, 704-512-6523

Electives

Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Zeleka Benton DNP, RN, Kelly Desmond RD, MSEd, CDCES, Jeffrey Ellison PhD, Emily Gwynn PharmD, Tamara Hawkins MSPH, Caroline McDaniel PharmD, Donald Nuzum PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM, CD, Shawn Taylor PharmD
Date(s)
Apr 19, 2024
Time
7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
7:15 AM
Credit
0.60 - CEU
6.00 - Contact Hours
6.00 - CPEUs
6.00 - ACPE
6.00 - Nursing Contact Hours
Location
Atrium Health - Cabarrus or Live Webinar
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Zeleka Benton DNP, RN, Kelly Desmond RD, MSEd, CDCES, Jeffrey Ellison PhD, Emily Gwynn PharmD, Tamara Hawkins MSPH, Caroline McDaniel PharmD, Donald Nuzum PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM, CD, Shawn Taylor PharmD
Date(s)
Apr 19, 2024
Time
7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
7:45 AM
Credit
0.60 - CEU
6.00 - Contact Hours
6.00 - CPEUs
6.00 - ACPE
6.00 - Nursing Contact Hours
Location
Atrium Health - Cabarrus or Live Webinar