Endocrine Symposium 2019

Holyoke, MA US
May 7, 2019

Date & Location:

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, The Log Cabin and Banquet Meeting House, 500 Easthampton Road, Holyoke, MA  01040

Goal:

The goal of this educational activity is to support safe, effective, patient-focused care for the patients with endocrine disorders.

Provided by:

Baystate Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified diabetes educators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop rational treatment algorithms for the patient with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  2. Identify the cardiovascular advantages and disadvantages to glucose lowering medications.
  3. Review the key findings of recent cardiovascular outcomes trials involving glucose lowering medications.
  4. Describe alternative thyroid therapies.
  5. Review testerone replacements in mean and women.
  6. Describe indications for bone density testing and for treatment in older men and women.
  7. Describe some of the newer mechanisms of action and efficacy of newer medical therapies to treat osteoporosis.
  8. Define the medical treatment options for pediatric morbid obesity.
  9. Describe the current status of pediatric morbid obesity as well as its comorbidities.
  10. Name the types of baratric surgery done in adolescents along with outcomes with respect to physical and mental health and wellbeing.
  11. Describe advantages and disadvantages of gastric bybass surgery.
  12. Discuss eligibility creiteria for insulin pump therapy.
  13. Review difference types of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors.
  14. Review history of insulin pump therapy.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.50 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
01/07/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
05/07/2019 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
05/07/2019 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$109.00
Rating: 
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Program Schedule

7:30Registration, Exhibits, Welcome
  
8:30
 
Diabetes Drugs and CVD - Has the Holy Grail Been Found?
Silvio Inzucchi, MD
  
9:30Alternative Thyroid Therapies
Cecilia Davis, MD
  

10:15

Break

  
10:30
 
Testerone Replacements in Men and Women
Mary Pat Roy, MD
  

10:3011:15

Updates on Osteoporosis - A Practical Approach to Medications
Pamela Taxel, MD

  
10:3012:00Lunch
  
10:301:00Trends in Bariatric Surgery
Rushika Conroy, MD
  
1:45Everything You Wanted to Know About Gastric Bypass from a Patients Point of View
Alexandrea Orszulak, BA
  
2:30Pumps and Devices - An Overview
Chelsea Gordner, DO
  
3:30Adjourn

 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity. 

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients except Dr. Inzucchi.  He is an consultant for Boeringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi/Lexicon, VTV Therapeutics and Eisai

The Log Cabin Banquet and Meeting House
500 Easthampton Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Rushika Conroy, MD, MS*
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Baystate Medical Center

Chelsea Gordner, DO*
Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology
Baystate Medical Center

Silvio Inzucchi, MD
Professor of Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
Physician
Yale-New Haven Hospital

Dr. Inzucchi is an consultant for Boeringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi/Lexicon, VTV Therapeutics, Eisai

Alexandrea Orszulak, BA*
Patient Panel

Cecilia A. Davis, MD*
Physician
Washington University

Mary Pat Roy, MD*
Physician
Albany Stratton VA Hospital
University of Albany Medical School

Pamela Taxel, MD*
Professor of Medicine
UCONN Health School of Medicine

Faculty Disclosure
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

*None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients except Dr. Inzucchi.  He is an consultant for Boeringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi/Lexicon, VTV Therapeutics and Eisai

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.50 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/07/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$109.00
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In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Tue, 12/31/2019 - 8:00am

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

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