MEDS EAST

 

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

 

 

 

MEDS Agenda

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

 

6:45 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 AM – 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium (non-CE/CME)
Enhancing Therapeutic Choice, Patient Empowerment, Shared Decision-Making and Reducing Healthcare Costs with Professional CGM
Faculty: Valerie Sutherland, MD
Sponsored by: Medtronic

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM

Welcome

8:30 AM – 9:25 AM

Right Between the Eyes: Suspecting Pituitary Disorders
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM

9:25 AM – 9:50 AM

Considering Cushing’s Disease: Yours to Keep or Refer?
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

9:50 AM – 10:20 AM

Adrenal Insufficiency / Adrenal Fatigue: Fact vs. Fiction
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

10:20 AM – 10:50 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:50 AM – 12:05 PM

Morning Symposium (1.25 Additional CE/CME credits)
Going Flat-Out for Glycemic Control: The Role of New Basal Insulins in Patient-Centered T2DM Management
Faculty: John E. Anderson, MD; Davida F Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM
Supported by: Sanofi US

12:05 PM – 12:50 PM

Pheochromocytoma / Adrenal Incidentaloma: Yours to Keep or Refer?
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

12:50 PM – 1:00 PM

Q&A Panel
Panelists: Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM

Lunch

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Luncheon Symposium (non-CE/CME)
Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Profile in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Faculty: Davida Kruger, MSN, APRN-BC, BC-ADM
Sponsored by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2:15 PM – 2:45PM

Dessert Break/Exhibits

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

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

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Weighing in on Obesity Through the Lifespan: Causes, Complications, and Clinical Considerations
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM

Break/Exhibits

5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

Preventing Toxic Metabolic Encephalopathy in your At-Risk Patients
Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS

5:45 PM – 6:30 PM

Obesity Case Studies: Determining the MOST Effective Weight Loss Strategies 
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

6:30 PM

Adjourn for the Evening

 

Thursday, October 11, 2018

 

6:45 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 AM -  8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium (non-CE/CME)
A Tale of Two Populations:
New Data on the Dietary Habits of Older Adults and People with Diabetes
Faculty: Tina Copple, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDE (EAST)
Sponsored by: Abbott Nutrition

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM   

Case Studies in Type 2 Diabetes: Achieving Goals Together - A Gluco-Patient Centric Approach
Presenters: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

9:15 AM – 9:35 AM

Diabetes Medications: Making CO$$TLY Decisions
Presenters: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

9:35 AM – 9:50 AM

Insulin Overview: Which Type and Why
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

9:50 AM – 10:20 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:20 AM – 11:35 AM

Morning Symposium (1.25 Additional CE/CME credits)
Rationale, Recognition, and Recommendations: Expert Perspectives on Combining Basal Insulin and GLP-1 RAs to Intensify Treatment of T2DM
Faculty: James R Gavin III, MD, PhD
Melissa Magwire, MSN, RN, CDE 
Supported by: Sanofi US

11:35 AM – 12:40 PM

Case Studies continued: Moving Beyond your Comfort Zone
Presenters: Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, CDE, BC-ADM, CDTC
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

12:40 PM – 12:50 PM

Q&A Panel
Panelists: Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, CDE, BC-ADM, CDTC
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

12:50 PM – 1:05 PM

Lunch

1:05 PM - 2:05 PM

Luncheon Symposium (non-CE/CME)
An Insulin Monotherapy Option for Patients on High Doses of Insulin
Faculty: Gary Graf, ARNP-C
Sponsored by: Lilly USA, LLC

2:05 PM – 2:30 PM

Dessert Break/Exhibits

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Nephrology Secrets: Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD) and Hypertension 
Kim Zuber, PA-C, MS

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

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

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Reproductive Concerns
Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, CDE, BC-ADM, CDTC

4:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Adult Onset Diabetes: Which Type is it?
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM

5:15 PM – 5:30 PM

Up, Up, and Away!  Grounding Glucocorticoid-Induced Hyperglycemia
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP–BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Key Points to Know for Emerging Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, CDE, BC-ADM, CDTC

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Tips for Effective Communication in Diabetes Management
Moderator: Ellen D. Mandel, DMH, MPA, MS, PA–C, RD, CDE
Presenter: Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, CDE, BC-ADM, CDTC

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Q&A Panel
Panelists: Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM; Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, CDE, BC-ADM, CDTC ; Ellen D. Mandel, DMH, MPA, MS, PA–C, RD, CDE; Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM, CDTC; Kim Zuber, PA-C, MS  

6:15 PM   

Adjourn for Evening

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Poster Reception

          

Friday, October 12, 2018

 

7:00 AM   

Breakfast/Exhibits

8:15 AM – 8:35 AM

Managing Thyroid Disease: Preparing for Battle
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Presenter: Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

8:35 AM – 9:45 AM

Case Studies in Hypo and Hyperthyroidism for Clinical Consideration
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Thyroid Concerns in Pregnancy
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Break/Exhibits/Posters

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Mid-Morning Symposium (Additional 1.0 CE/CME credit)
Getting to the Heart of Type 2 Diabetes Management: Practice Insights for NPs and PAs
Faculty: Kathryn Evans Kreider, DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM; Michael G. Clark, Ph.D., PA-C, MPAS, AACC, DFAAPA
Supported by: AstraZeneca

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Managing the "Hot" Mess of Thyroiditis
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Presenter: Christopher E. Sadler, MA, PA-C, CDE

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Expert Tips on Evaluating Thyroid Nodules
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

12:45 PM – 1:00 PM

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

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM

Lunch

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Luncheon Symposium (1.0 Additional CME Credit)
Beyond Statins: Evolving Experience with PCSK9 Inhibitors

Faculty: Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Dessert Break/Exhibits/Posters

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM   

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

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM

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

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

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

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Cold Case Studies in Renal Medication Dosing: The Good, the Bad and the Iatrogenic
Kim Zuber, PA-C, MS

6:00 PM – 6:15 PM

Q&A Panel          
Panelists: Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Ellen D. Mandel, DMH, MPA, MS, PA-C, RD, CDE
Kim Zuber, PAC, MS

6:15 PM   

Adjourn for Evening

 

Saturday, October 13, 2018

 

7:15 AM   

Breakfast

7:45 AM – 8:30 AM

PCOS Update 2018
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM

Hypercalcemia/Parathyroid Disease Unraveled: 3 Cases to Consider
Presenters: Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Osteoporosis: Sticks and Stones May or May Not Break My Bones?
Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Osteoporosis: Case Studies for Consideration
Moderator: R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
Presenter: Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM

Men’s and Women’s Health Issues and Endocrine Disease
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Multi-Specialty Bone Panel
Panelists: Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM
Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Kim Zuber, PA-C, MS

12:30 PM – 12:45 PM

Q&A Panel
Panelists: Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM; Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA;R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP; Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA; Kim Zuber, PA-C, MS

12:45 PM   

Symposium Adjournment

1:15 – 5:15 PM

Optional Post–conference Insulin Workshop  
(Pre–registration required)
Faculty: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM, CDTC


 

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