Making the Connection - CME Houston, TX
MAY 30, 2020
Interactive & Engaging
5.75 CME Credits
Cutting Edge Education
Complimentary Breakfast & Lunch
An engaging & entertaining
CME CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE For Healthcare Professionals
Saturday, May 30, 2020
7:30am – Registration & Breakfast
8:00am – 5:00pm – Conference
Humble Civic Center
8233 Will Clayton Pkwy, Humble, TX 77338
Parking info TBD
$50 per person, On-site: $65 per person
Registration is limited to only 200 professionals.
(Register early, this program will sell out!)
Breakfast: Breakfast items vary
Mid-Morning Snack: Apple & String Cheese
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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 and their cardiovascular impact
- Time in range and the unmet needs of 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
Register in advance for only $50!
($65 per person at the door, if conference does not sell out.)
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.||7. Design a treatment plan for multiple daily injection regimens and insulin pump therapy.|
|2. Develop individualized treatment strategies based on the living standards of care and patient characteristics.||8. Explain how to interpret continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) data.|
|3. Discuss the recently published cardiovascular-renal outcome trials on oral and injectable type 2 medications.||9. Demonstrate the ability to select effective therapeutic adjustments based on CGM trending or rate of change arrows, time in range, and standard deviation.|
|4. Summarize the most up-to-date clinical information on GLP-1 RA and SGLT-2 inhibitors.||10. Recognize the physical and emotional barriers that prevent patients with diabetes from being persistent and adherent to their therapeutic regimen(s).|
|5. Evaluate the use of SGLT-2 and GLP-1 RA in patients who have cardiovascular risks factors and are at risk or have a history of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).||11. Employ innovative and dynamic strategies for communication with patients to strengthen provider-patient relations and improve patient outcomes.|
|6. 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.|
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.
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 – 0530-9999-20-001-L01-P)
This is a knowledge based activity.
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