Practical Ways to Achieve Targets in Diabetes Care

Keystone, Colorado
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Practical Ways to Achieve Targets in Diabetes Care
Barbara Davis Center Keystone Conference

July 17 - 20, 2014

Practical Ways to Achieve Targets in Diabetes Care
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014

Keystone Conference Center
633 Tennis Club Rd.
Keystone, Colorado 80435
United States

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This course is designed to help healthcare providers caring for patients with diabetes, including but not limited to, endocrinologists/diabetes specialists, internists, pediatricians, family physicians, physician assistants, medical residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians and certified diabetes educators. During the course of this four-day conference, we will emphasize the challenges in day-to-day management of diabetes and practical ways to overcome those hurdles, specifically using new technologies. The discussions will also focus on causes of obesity in type 2 diabetes, new therapeutic options and ways of tackling and managing obesity along with insulin resistance. The participants will have an opportunity to participate in an intimate Meet the Peers session (MDs, RNs, and educators) as well and ask a patient/provider questions in an open-discussion. For type 1 diabetes, there will be a special session on upcoming Closed Loop technologies and how to better implement them in everyday care. In addition, the deliberations will include recent data analysis of SMBG and type 2 diabetes from the ACCORD study and ways to reduce hypoglycemia in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The emerging markers and immunology interventions for treatment of type 1 diabetes will be discussed.

Upon completion of the program, the participant should be able to:
1. Assess diabetes outcomes as they relate to long term complications and hypoglycemia.
2. Highlight controversies in diabetes treatment options.
3. Detect new markers and immunological aspects of type 1 diabetes.
4. Explain and implement closed-loop therapy options.
5. Discuss challenges in diabetes management issues especially focused on cutting-edge Mobile Health and Telemedicine.
6. Generate new ideas through interactions with peers and patients.
7. Assess special issues with diabetes, for example, bio-similars in diabetes care.
8. Distinguish various ways to achieve target weight in obese patients and discuss role of Bariatric Surgery for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Physicians: $600 Online

(After April 15: $650 Online; Onsite or after July 1: $710)
Allied Health Care Professionals: $400 Online

(After April 15: $450 Online; Onsite or after July 1: $510)

  • There is a $10 fee for manual registration; if you submit a registration form via fax or USPS mail, please be aware that your total registration price will be $10 higher than the amounts listed above.

The tuition fee includes reception, three breakfasts, two lunches, meeting materials and snacks/beverages at each break for registrants only. See program agenda for details.
There will be an additional breakfast provided by ATDC 2014 Educational Grant Supporters, during the Thursday (7/17) morning Workshops and three sponsored dinners to be held 7:30-9:00 pm on Thursday (7/17), Friday (7/18) and Saturday (7/19) evenings. Industry representatives will send invitations to participants.



Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Diabetes Foundation at Denver, Colorado. The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME can be used by MDs, DOs, NPs & PAs.  Pharmacists licensed in the state of Colorado may use up to six hours of pharmacy-related CME approved by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for each license renewal period (Colorado State Board Policy 40.1).

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Accreditation

The University of Colorado College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This educational offering for 21 contact hours is provided by the University of Colorado College of Nursing Office of Lifelong Learning.  A CNE certificate will be emailed to participants within 2 weeks after the conference.  

Pharmacology specific content will be calculated and reflected on the 2014 contact hour certificate.
CNE can be used by RNs, NPs and APNs

Dietetic Credit (RDs, DTRs):
Twenty-two credits have been applied for from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly known as the American Dietetic Association).

Social Work Credit (LCSWs, LSWs and other mental health professionals):
Application has been made for continuing education credit through the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.

Notes: Participants receive credits through one entity only.  Participants are advised to contact their state licensing agency before registration to make sure credits offered through this meeting will be counted toward licensure.



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