Making the Connection - CME San Diego, CA
OCTOBER 12, 2019
Interactive & Engaging
5.75 CME Credits
Cutting Edge Education
Complimentary Breakfast & Lunch
An engaging & entertaining
For Healthcare Professionals
Saturday, October 12, 2019
7:30am – Registration & Breakfast
8:00am – 5:00pm – Conference
San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
$50 per person
On-site: $65 per person
Registration is limited to only 200 professionals. (Register early, this program will sell out!)
Parking info coming soon.
Breakfast: Breakfast Burrito with Egg & Cheese, Fruit, Pastries, Coffee, Tea & Water
Mid-Morning Snack: Apple & String Cheese
Lunch: Chicken Fajita Salad
Dessert: Creamy Lime Mousse
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
|7:30AM - 8:30AM||Registration & Continental Breakfast
|8:00AM - 8:15AM||Program Overview & Introduction
Steven V. Edelman, MD
|8:15AM - 9:00AM||Communicating the Good News (Not Just the Bad News) About Diabetes: How Communicating Evidence-Based Hope Can Promote Patient Engagement
William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
|9:10AM - 10:10AM||The Diabetes Conference of Tomorrow...Today!
Steven V. Edelman, MD; William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, Jeremy Pettus, MD; and Tricia Santos Cavaiola, MD
This session is held in tandem with the TCOYD Conference & Health Fair for people with diabetes
|10:40AM -11:25AM||Break & Visit Health Fair|
|11:30AM -12:30PM||Update and Clinical Overview of Oral Medications for Type 2 Diabetes and Their Cardiovascular Effects
Juan P. Frias, MD
|12:30PM - 1:00PM||Enjoy a Delicious & Healthy Lunch
|1:15PM - 2:15PM||Practical Application of Injectable Agents: Insulin and GLP-1 Receptor Agonists
Ian Blumer, MD, FRCPC
|2:15PM - 3:25PM||Addressing the Therapeutic Strategies and Unmet Needs in Type 1 Diabetes
Steven V. Edelman, MD
|3:30PM - 4:30PM||Combined Patient-Provider Workshop: Doctors Are From Mars, Patients Are From Venus
William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, and Steven V. Edelman, MD
|4:30PM - 5:00PM||Making the Connection: Insights & Observations
This session will discuss participant observations and insights gained regarding the important and difficult issues that people with diabetes face on an everyday basis.
Session held in tandem with the TCOYD Conference & Health Fair for people with diabetes.
Register in advance for only $50!
($65 per person at the door, if conference does not sell out.)
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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.|
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 - 0530-999-18-422-L01-P).
This is a knowledge based activity.
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