MEDS FALL

October 15 - 17, 2020

Virtual Event
 

MEDS WINTER

December 16 - 18, 2020

Virtual Event

MEDS Agenda

FALL
LIVE BONUS PRESENTATIONS BEGIN OCTOBER 12, 2020
LIVE GENERAL SESSIONS BEGIN OCTOBER 15, 2020
OPTIONAL CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: OCTOBER 19, 2020

 

WINTER
LIVE BONUS PRESENTATIONS BEGIN DECEMBER 14, 2020
LIVE GENERAL SESSIONS BEGIN DECEMBER 16, 2020
OPTIONAL CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: DECEMBER 19, 2020

 

2020 MEDS FALL

Day 1 Thursday, October 15, 2020

(Eastern Time)

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Visit Exhibits

4:00 PM - 4:10 PM

Welcome
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA;
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

4:10 PM - 4:55 PM

Tackling Thyroid Conundrums: Hypothyroidism (Cold Cases)    
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

4:55 PM - 5:25 PM

Tackling Thyroid Conundrums: Hyperthyroidism (Hot Messes)    
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

5:25 PM - 5:55 PM

Thyroid Nodules: What You Need to Know
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

5:55 PM - 6:10 PM

Thyroiditis: More Common Than You Think    
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

6:10 PM - 6:25 PM

Q&A/Discussion    
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

6:25 PM - 6:45 PM

Break/Visit Exhibits

6:45 PM - 8:00 PM

(1.25 CE/CME Additional Credit)

GLP-1 RAs Revisited - Hot Topics and FAQs Answered!
Faculty: Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM
This activity is jointly provided by Medscape and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine  
Supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.

8:00 PM - 8:50 PM

Case Studies in T2DM Part 1    
Presenters: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

8:50 PM - 9:05 PM

Q&A/Discussion
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA;
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

 

Day 2 Friday, October 16, 2020

(Eastern Time)

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Visit Exhibits

2:25 PM - 2:30 PM

Welcome Back    
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

Case Studies in T2DM Part 2: Moving Beyond your Comfort Zone    
Presenters: Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC;
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM   

3:20 PM - 3:40 PM

Diabetes Distress and Burnout    
Presenter: Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, BC-ADM, CDE

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Q&A Discussion    
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA         
Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC;
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Osteoporosis    
Presenter: Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Q&A Discussion    
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM; Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

(1.0 Additional CME credit)

Cardiometabolism: New Approaches to Managing the Risks
Faculty: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Visit Exhibits

 

Day 3 Saturday, October 17, 2020

(Eastern Time)

9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Visit Exhibits   

9:55 AM - 10:00 AM   

Welcome Back    
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

10:05 AM - 11:05 AM

(1.0 Additional CME Credit)

The Management of Diabetic Kidney Disease: The Expanded Role of NPs and PAs
Speaker: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
Supported by an educational grant from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

11:05 AM - 11:15 AM

Stretch Break

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Pituitary – Case Based: Overview, Incidentalomas, When to Refer
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Presenter: Ashlyn Smith, PA-C

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Adrenal – Cushing’s, Adrenal Insufficiency, Adrenal Fatigue, Adrenal Incidentalomas
Presenters: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Ashlyn Smith, PA-C

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

PCOS Update 2020: Common, Confusing and More Serious Than Ever
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN   

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Q&A Discussion
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN; Ashlyn Smith, PA-C; Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Visit Exhibits

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Hypertriglyceridemia, Cholesteremia. Guidelines & CVD Risk Reduction    
Presenter: Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Inflammation & COVID: Surprising Links & Important Interventions
Presenter: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Q&A Discussion and Final Thoughts    
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP

4:30 PM

Adjournment

 

Monday, October 19, 2020

(Eastern Time)

Insulin Workshop

7 PM - 9:00 PM

Insulin Workshop
Faculty:
Davida Kruger, MSN, APRN-BC, BC-ADM
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA 

9:00 PM - 9:30 PM

LIVE Interactive Q&A

 

Additional On-Demand Enduring Sessions

OD1 30 minutes

Diabetes Sleuth. Could it be Type 1 Diabetes?
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

OD2 25 minutes

The Cost and Cost Effectiveness of Managing Diabetes
Ashlyn Smith, PA-C

OD3 60 minutes

Metabolic Mayhem: The Kidney in Crisis
Kim Zuber, PA-C

OD4 60 minutes

A Double-Edged Sword: The Impact of Glucocorticoids in People with Diabetes
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

OD5 60 minutes

Nutrition: One Size Does Not Fix All
Ellen D. Mandel, DMH, MPA, MS, PA–C, RD, CDE

OD6 45 minutes

Testosterone Deficiency
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM

OD7 60 minutes

Women’s Health Issues and Endocrine Disease: Menopausal Disorders and Hormones
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP

 

 

 
2020 MEDS WINTER

Day 1 Wednesday, December 16, 2020

(Eastern Time)

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Visit Exhibits

4:00 PM - 4:10 PM

Welcome 
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA;
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

4:10 PM - 4:55 PM

Tackling Thyroid Conundrums: Hypothyroidism (Cold Cases)
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

4:55 PM - 5:25 PM

Tackling Thyroid Conundrums: Hyperthyroidism (Hot Messes)
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

5:25 PM - 5:55 PM

Thyroid Nodules: What You Need to Know
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

5:55 PM - 6:10 PM

Thyroiditis: More Common Than You Think
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

6:10 PM - 6:25 PM

Q&A/Discussion
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

6:25 PM - 6:45 PM

Break/Visit Exhibits

6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

(1.0 Additional CME credit)

Cardiometabolism: New Approaches to Managing the Risks
Faculty: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

7:45 PM - 8:35 PM

Case Studies in T2DM Part 1    
Presenters: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

8:35 PM - 9:00 PM

Q&A/Discussion    
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA;
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

 

Day 2 Thursday, December 17, 2020

(Eastern Time)

3:30 PM - 3:55 PM

Visit Exhibits

3:55 PM - 4:00 PM

Welcome Back
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Case Studies in T2DM Part 2: Moving Beyond your Comfort Zone
Presenters: Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC;
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM   

4:50 PM - 5:10 PM

Diabetes Distress and Burnout
Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, BC-ADM, CDE   

5:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Q&A Discussion
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC;
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM   

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

(1.25 CE/CME Additional Credit)

GLP-1 RAs Revisited - Hot Topics and FAQs Answered!
Faculty: Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM
This activity is jointly provided by Medscape and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine  
Supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.

6:45 PM - 7:15 PM

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

7:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Osteoporosis    
Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

8:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Q&A Discussion
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM;
Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

8:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Visit Exhibits

 

Day 3 Friday, December 18, 2020

(Eastern Time)

9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Visit Exhibits

9:55 AM - 10:00 AM

Welcome Back
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

10:05 AM - 11:05 AM

(1.0 Additional CME Credit)

The Management of Diabetic Kidney Disease: The Expanded Role of NPs and PAs
Speaker: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
Supported by an educational grant from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

11:05 AM - 11:15 AM

Stretch Break

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Pituitary – Case Based: Overview, Incidentalomas, When to Refer
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Speaker: Ashlyn Smith, PA-C

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Adrenal – Cushing’s, Adrenal Insufficiency, Adrenal Fatigue, Adrenal Incidentalomas
Presenters: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Ashlyn Smith, PA-C

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

PCOS Update 2020: Common, Confusing and More Serious Than Ever
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN   

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Q&A Discussion
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN; Ashlyn Smith, PA-C;
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM   

Visit Exhibits

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Hypertriglyceridemia, Cholesteremia. Guidelines & CVD Risk Reduction
Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Inflammation & COVID: Surprising Links & Important Interventions    
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Q&A Discussion and Final Thoughts
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP

4:30 PM

Adjournment

   

Saturday, December 19, 2020

(Eastern Time)

Insulin Workshop

11 AM - 1:00 PM

Insulin Workshop
Faculty:
Davida Kruger, MSN, APRN-BC, BC-ADM
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA  

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

LIVE Interactive Q&A

 

Additional On-Demand Enduring Sessions

OD1 30 minutes

Diabetes Sleuth. Could it be Type 1 Diabetes?
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

OD2 25 minutes

The Cost and Cost Effectiveness of Managing Diabetes      
Ashlyn Smith, PA-C

OD3 60 minutes

Metabolic Mayhem: The Kidney in Crisis
Kim Zuber, PA-C

OD4 60 minutes

A Double-Edged Sword: The Impact of Glucocorticoids in People with Diabetes
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

OD5 60 minutes

Nutrition: One Size Does Not Fix All
Ellen D. Mandel, DMH, MPA, MS, PA–C, RD, CDE

OD6 45 minutes

Testosterone Deficiency
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM

OD7 60 minutes

Women’s Health Issues and Endocrine Disease: Menopausal Disorders and Hormones
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP

   
   

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