Fifth Annual Diabetes Symposium

Miami , FL US
October 14, 2017

This half-day symposium will focus on the medical management of common and important challenges facing health professionals who care for patients with diabetes as well as patients facing gestational diabetes. The multispecialty educational approach allows participants to explore treatment options, whether inpatient or outpatient, in a concise symposium format.

For complete details and schedule, please visit the symposium website: DiabetesSymposium.BaptistHealth.net

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Target Audience

Hospitalists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Surgeons, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Podiatrists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Laboratory Personnel, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, Nurses, Dietitians and other interested healthcare practitioners.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply updated guidelines in the management of patients in a hyperglycemic crisis.
  • Utilize a triage system to determine the best location of care and therapeutic approach for patients during a hyperglycemic crisis.    
  • Discuss methods to address risk factors for recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) prior to discharge.  
  • Examine the results of cardiovascular disease trials that include type 2 diabetes management agents.  
  • Implement a cardiodiabetological approach to patient care.
  • Approach diabetes as a multifaceted disorder by addressing factors beyond glucose control.
  • Identify the risk factors for diabetic retinopathy.
  • Explain current technologies for glucose monitoring and current practice guidelines.
  • Identify current and emerging technologies for insulin subcut infusion therapy.
  • List current technology options for population management of diabetic patients with diabetes using technology.
  • Assist patients with implementing self-care behaviors to improve quality of life.
  • Demonstrate how active collaboration with a healthcare team will improve clinical outcomes.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 4.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
04/26/2017
Course expires: 
12/02/2017
Event starts: 
10/14/2017 - 7:45am
Event ends: 
10/14/2017 - 12:15pm

2017   Schedule______________________


7:15 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration
 
7:45 a.m.


Welcome and Introductions

7:50 a.m.Hyperglycemic Crisis: What’s New, What’s Not and What’s Next?
Marie E. McDonnell, M.D.
8:30 a.m.


Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
Paul Aoun, D.O., Ph.D.


9:10 a.m. 

Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy
Andrew M. Schimel, M.D.
9:50 a.m.
Questions and Answers

10:05 a.m.


Break and Exhibits

10:35 a.m.
New Frontiers in Diabetes Technology
Marie E. McDonnel, M.D.

11:20 a.m.

Patient Centered Diabetes Care – Challenges and Solutions
Paul Aoun, D.O., Ph.D.
12:00 noon
Questions and Answers
 

12:15 p.m.

Adjourn
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr.
Auditorium
Miami , FL 33176
United States


Parking: The special event parking will be open next to the conference center. The entrance closest to
the auditorium is located on the south side of the campus. Approach from SW 94 Street (accessible from
SW 87 Avenue). At the first Baptist Hospital sign, turn right and make an immediate left. Look for special
event parking on the right.

Directions to Baptist Hospital

     Baptist Health provides accredited continuing ​education (CME/CE) to doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.  

     Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

     Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  

    This activity has been approved for 4 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-574549, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.​

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.


NOTE: Partial credits are not available. Participants must attend the symposium in its entirety to receive continuing education credit. (This does not apply to M.D.s and D.O.s.)

Available Credit

  • 4.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 4.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/26/2017
Course expires: 
12/02/2017
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