MEDS WEST
August 1-4, 2018
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
San Diego, California

 

MEDS EAST
October 10-13, 2018
Caribe Royale Orlando, Florida

Agenda

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 (Orlando)

 

7:00 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 AM – 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium (1.0 Additional CE/CME)
Diabesity: Surgical vs. Non-surgical approaches to Diabetes Care
Faculty: Stacy Brethauer, MD
Supported by: Medtronic

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM

Program Overview

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Suspecting Pituitary Disorders "What’s Next?"
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA–C, BC–ADM

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Cushing’s Disease and Adrenal Insufficiency
"A Primary care approach and when to refer" (section 1)
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Break/Exhibits

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Morning Symposium (1.0 Additional CE/CME)
Incorporating Changing Paradigms in Diabetes Care: Approaches to Improving Glycemic Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM)
Faculty: John R. White, Jr., PA-C, PharmD
Supported by: an Educational Grant from Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Pheochromocytoma / Adrenal Incidentaloma
"A primary care approach and when to refer" (section 2)
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

12:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Luncheon Symposium (Non CE/CME)
A Patient-Centered Approach to Help Awaken a Transformation for Adults With T2DM
Faculty: John Sink, MPA-C, CDE
Sponsored by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

New Therapies for the Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia: How to Use Them?
Joyce L. Ross, MSN, ANP, CLS, CRNP, FPCNA, FNLA

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Obesity & Overweight: Causes, Complications and Clinical
Considerations Through The Lifespan
Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Break/Exhibits

4:45 PM – 5:30 PM

Obesity Case Studies: Strategic Interventions to Win the War on Weight and Chronic Medication Therapy
and Chronic Medication Therapy
Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 

5:30 PM – 6:15 PM

Vascular Risk: What’s Really Important?
Joyce L. Ross, MSN, ANP, CLS, CRNP, FPCNA, FNLA

6:15 PM

Adjourn for the Evening

 

Thursday, October 12, 2017 (Orlando)

7:00 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 AM - 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium (Non-CE/CME)
Exploring Dose Timing: A Once-Daily, Long-Acting Insulin for Your Adult Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Faculty: Stephen Brunton, MD
Sponsored by: Novo Nordisk

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM

Case Studies in Type 2 Diabetes: You, Me, and Your A1C – Achieving Goals Together
Presenters: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM

Insulin Overview: What’s on the Menu? Tackling the Differences
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Morning Symposium (1.0 Additional CE/CME credits)
Fixed–Ratio GLP–1RA and Basal Insulin Formulations: How and When to Use Them?
Faculty: Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM
Supported by: Sanofi Aventis

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

The Other Types of Diabetes: Shades of Grey
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP–BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Case Studies Continued: Audience Interaction – Stepping Up Your Knowledge
Presenters: Donna Jornsay, MS, CPNP, CDE, CDTC, BC-ADM
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Luncheon Symposium (Non-CE/CME)
SGLT-2 Inhibition: A Glucuretic Treatment Option for Your Adult Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Faculty: Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM, CDTC
Sponsored by: AstraZeneca

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Special Populations: New Onset Diabetes in the Elderly
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Sweet Expectations – Diabetes and Pregnancy
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP–BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

New Onset Type 1 Diabetes: "like Sherlock Holmes"
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA–C, BC–ADM

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth
Donna Jornsay, MS, CPNP, CDE, CDTC, BC-ADM

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Finding the Sweet Spot–The Diabetic Kidney
Kim Zuber, PAC, DFAAPA, FNKF

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Transitions of Care for Emerging Adults with Type 1Diabetes
Donna Jornsay, MS, CPNP, CDE, CDTC, BC-ADM

5:30 PM - 5:40 PM Stretch Break

5:40 PM - 6:40 PM

Afternoon Symposium (Non-CE/CME)
Advancements in the Management of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Results from a Large Cardiovascular Outcomes Trial
Faculty: Stephen Brunton, MD
Sponsored by: Novo Nordisk

6:40 PM

Adjourn for Evening

 

Friday, October 13, 2017 (Orlando)

 

7:00 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 AM – 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium (Non CE/CME-Orlando Only)
Diabetes Discussions: The Science Behind Type 2 Care
Faculty: Elizabeth H. Holt, MD, FACE
Sponsored by: Lilly USA, LLC

  Taming the Thyroid

8:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Part 1: Case Studies in Hyper and Hypothyroidism: The Ying & Yang of Metabolic Messes
Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Part 2: Managing the "Hot" Mess of Thyroiditis
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Break/Exhibits

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Mid–Morning Symposium (Additional 1.25 CE/CME Credit)
A New Paradigm in Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in T2DM
Faculty: Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM
John G. McGinnity MS, PA-C, DFAAPA
Supported by: An Educational Grant from Novo-Nordisk, Inc.

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

Part 3: How to Investigate Thyroid Nodules Like A Pro 
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM

Thyroid Q&A Panel
Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Luncheon Symposium (Non CE/CME)
Options in Basal Insulin: Basaglar® (insulin glargine injection)
Faculty: Gaston M. Ponte, Jr., MD, CCD, FACE
Sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Dessert Break/Exhibits

2:45 AM – 3:45 PM

Lifestyle Interventions: A New Narrative for Diabetes Management & Metabolic
Ellen D. Mandel, DMH, MPA, MS, PA–C, RD, CDE

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Mind and Body: The Vicious Cycle of Depression in Diabetes and Chronic Illness
Ellen D. Mandel, DMH, MPA, MS, PA–C, RD, CDE

4:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Gut Grief: The Enteroendocrine Connection in Autoimmune Diseases
Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

Renal Medication Dosing: "The Good, the Bad and the Iatrogenic"
Kim Zuber, PAC, DFAAPA, FNKF

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Numb Toes and Other Woes: Diabetic Peripheral and Autonomic Neuropathies
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP–BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

6:30 PM

Adjourn for Evening

 

Saturday, October 14, 2017

7:10 AM - 8:10 AM

Breakfast

8:15 AM – 8:45 AM

Gout: What You Need to Know
Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

PCOS Update 2017
R. Mimi Secor, MS, MEd, FNP–C, NCMP, FAANP

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Osteoporosis: Overview, Workup, Diagnosis
Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Osteoporosis: Case Studies
Moderator: R. Mimi Secor, MS, MEd, FNP–C, NCMP, FAANP
Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Hypercalcemia, Parathyroid Disease, Vitamin D Deficiency
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA–C, BC–ADM
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Men’s and Women’s Health Issues and Endocrine Disease
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA–C, BC–ADM
R. Mimi Secor, MS, MEd, FNP–C, NCMP, FAANP

1:00 PM

Symposium Adjournment

1:30 – 5:30 PM

Optional Post–conference Insulin Workshop  
Pre–registration required

Faculty: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM, CDTC
Sponsored by: Primary Care Education Consortium
 

 

 

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