Making the Connection - CME Honolulu, HI

FEBRUARY 29, 2020

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Interactive & Engaging

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Expert Faculty

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5.75 CME Credits

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Cutting Edge Education

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Complimentary Breakfast & Lunch

An engaging & entertaining

CME CONFERENCE
EXPERIENCE

For Healthcare Professionals

When:

Saturday, February 29, 2020
7:30am – Registration & Breakfast
8:00am – 5:00pm – Conference

Where:

Hawaii Convention Center
1801 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815

How Much:

$50 per person
On-site: $65 per person
Registration is limited to only 200 professionals. (Register early, this program will sell out!)

Parking is $10.

Menu:

TBD

Looking for detailed
conference schedule
and speaker information?

WHY YOU NEED TO “MAKE THE CONNECTION

Healthcare professionals who attend Making the Connection will…

 

  • LEARN from the nations LEADING experts in diabetes treatment
  • Earn 5.75 CME CREDITS
  • Enjoy a healthy & delicious BREAKFAST & LUNCH
  • Receive DOWNLOADABLE slide decks of all speaker presentations
  • Most importantly, help THEIR PATIENTS reach their treatment goals

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

We focus on four distinct areas of the most cutting-edge diabetes management strategies:

 

  • Patient-provider relationships with a focus on communication methods to improve adherence and persistence
  • Oral agents for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and their effect on cardiovascular health
  • Injectable therapies, including insulin, for use in patients with type 2 diabetes
  • New and emerging strategies for patients with type 1 diabetes

“I love attending this CME conference every single year to see what new therapies & trends are on the horizon for my patients with diabetes.”

– MTC Conference Participant 2018

Interactive Education

Cutting-Edge Research

Expert Speakers

DETAILED CONFERENCE SCHEDULE COMING SOON

Stay tuned, we don’t disappoint!

Location

SPEAKERS & FACULTY

*extra-relatable faculty (they’re living with type 1)

*Steven V. Edelman, MD
TCOYD Founder & Director

Dr. Edelman is the founder and director of Taking Control Of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System of San Diego. He is also the director of the Diabetes Care Clinic at the VA Medical Center. Dr. Edelman, who has type 1 diabetes himself, has written more than 200 articles, five books, and has won numerous awards for teaching and humanitarianism. He has been chosen by the medical students at UCSD as the ‘teacher of the year’ numerous times. Among his many honors, Dr. Edelman has received the ‘Diabetes Educator Of The Year’ award by the American Diabetes Association, the ‘Distinction in Endocrinology’ award by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and named ‘Top 1% of U.S. Endocrinologists’ by US News and World Report

William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
Clinical Psychologist; Founder & CEO, Behavioral Diabetes Institute

Dr. Polonsky is President and Founder of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute, the world’s first organization totally dedicated to studying and addressing the unmet psychological needs of people with diabetes. He is also Associate Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Polonsky received his PhD in clinical psychology from Yale University and has served as Senior Psychologist at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, faculty member at Harvard Medical School and Chairman of the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. A licensed clinical psychologist and certified diabetes educator, he received the American Diabetes Association’s 2014 Richard R. Rubin Award for distinguished contributions to behavioral medicine and psychology. Dr. Polonsky’s most recent research projects have focused on quality of life in diabetes, diabetes-related distress and depression, hypoglycemic fear, and glucose monitoring behavior and attitudes in people living with diabetes.

Schafer Boeder, MD
Asst. Prof. of Medicine, UCSD

Schafer Boeder, MD, is a board-certified endocrinologist who diagnoses and treats people with a variety of endocrine conditions, with a particular focus on diabetes. His research is focused on new medications, devices, and technologies to help patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. He is active in patient education through organizations such as Taking Control of Your Diabetes, where he speaks on topics such as current and future therapies for diabetes.  Dr. Boeder was chief fellow during his endocrinology and metabolism fellowship at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in internal medicine. He earned his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va. He is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

*Jeremy Pettus, MD
Type 1 Track Co-Director, Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine

Dr Jeremy Pettus was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 15 years old.  Since that time he has dedicated his career to educating and treating others like himself.  He is currently an Endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.  There, he focuses primarily on clinical trials to develop and test new and innovative therapies for people living with diabetes.  These include studies ranging from medications to reverse or slow the disease once it occurs, to islet cell transplantation strategies, to device studies such as artificial pancreas technology.  As somebody who has the disease himself, sees patients with type 1, and is actively working on curing/treating the disease, we are honored to have him as our Type 1 Track director.  Dr. Pettus travels across the country and the world meeting other leading physicians and scientists and brings this information directly to TCOYD conference participants.

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

Learning Objectives

At course completion, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the different pathophysiologic defects associated with type 2 diabetes and how all the pharmacologic agents (oral and injectable) address these specific abnormalities.6. Design a treatment plan for multiple daily injection regimens and insulin pump therapy.
2. Review the recently published cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTs) on oral and injectable type 2 medications.7. Interpret continuous glucose monitoring data.
3. Discuss the implications of recently published cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTS) on oral and injectable type 2 medications.8. Select effective therapeutic adjustments based on trending or rate of change arrows, time in range, and standard deviation.
4. Discuss approaches to combination therapy with the currently available oral agents, as well as physician and patient-directed insulin titration strategies and the basal-bolus approach.9. Evaluate the physical and emotional barriers that prevent patients with diabetes from being persistent and adherent to their therapeutic regimen(s).
5. Outline the most up-to-date clinical information on GLP-1 receptor agonists and SGLT-2 inhibitors.10. Employ innovative and dynamic strategies for communication with patients to strengthen provider-patient relations and improve patient outcomes.

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 providership of the Uni­versity of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Taking Control of Your Diabetes. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA: The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: For the purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Cate­gory 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of re-licensure, the Califor­nia Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ (report up to 5.75 hours of credit and list “CME Category 1” as the provider number).

Physician Assistants: The AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Phy­sician assistants may receive a maximum of 5.75 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

Certified Diabetes Educators: The University of California, San Diego is accredited by the ACCME, which is on the NCBDE list of approved providers.

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement

Global Education Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

Credit Designation

Global Education Group designates this continuing education activity for 5.75 contact hour(s) (0.65 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Activity Number - 0530-999-18-422-L01-P).

 

This is a knowledge based activity.

Cancellation Refund Policy

Need to cancel? Email us at cancelmycme@tcoyd.org
To receive a full refund, cancellations must be received no later than Friday, February 21, 2019.

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