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Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

Presented by Maureen Dever MSN, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CDE 

Review the differences between T1 and T2 diabetes in pediatrics, discuss the clinical manifestations of T2DM, discuss the diagnosis and treatment goals and options, potential comorbidities, and developmental stages of the diabetic patient.

What content is provided?

The purpose of this webinar is to educate nurses and nurse practitioners on the prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of Type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents.

Who should use it? 

The purpose of this webinar is to educate nurses and nurse practitioners on the prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of Type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents.

  • Review the impact of T2DM on pediatrics and society.
  • State the screening and clinical manifestations of Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in children and adolescents.
  • Discuss the treatment options and goals for children and adolescents with T2DM.
  • List potential complications and comorbidities of youth with T2DM.
  • Discuss counseling techniques to engage Youth with T2DM​

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Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.2 contact hours applicable for APN, RN, LPN, LMHT relicensure and 0.3 pharmacology hours. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number LT0279-0412 GKCC. Approval valid through January 2021.

Conflict of Interest: Maureen Dever has declared no conflicts of interest.

Diabetes in Children

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Presented by Cheryl Switzer MSN, RN, CPNP, CDE

What content is provided? 
This program will provide a general diabetes refresher as well as current treatment and practical points to help care for the patient with diabetes. This presentation will help make the caregiver more comfortable with diabetes in general. 

Who should use it? 
Any pediatric nurse who may come in contact with a patient with diabetes.  

Program Goal: Make pediatric nurses more comfortable in caring for patients with diabetes. 

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify and become comfortable with glucose monitoring techniques and various commonly used insulin regimens. 
  • Discuss how to treat hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. 
  • Describe current diabetes technology.

Conflict of Interest: Cheryl Switzer has declared no conflicts of interest.
*Please note that contact hours are not available for recording.

PENS and The MAGIC Foundation Webinar

Short Stature Assessment in Children: A Fundamental Step Toward Early Diagnosis of Growth Failure and a Comprehensive Approach to Growth Disorders​

Program Overview

This case-based enduring activity will cover the diagnosis, treatment and management of children with growth/growth hormone disorders.

Target Audience

This activity is intended to meet the educational needs of pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) and other pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, attendees should be able to:

  • Review methods to measure and plot height and to calculate height velocity and midparental target height to allow early diagnosis of growth disorders in pediatric patients
  • Identify diagnostic criteria that allow differentiation among various causes of growth deficiency
  • Identify tools for better communication with patients and families and coordination of multidisciplinary care
  • Discuss challenges in the referral to specialists for the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency or other diseases responsible for short stature and their appropriate management​


Jan M. Foote, DNP, ARNP, CPNP
 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
 Blank Children’s Endocrinology Clinic
 Des Moines, IA
 Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor
 College of Nursing
 The University of Iowa
 Iowa City, IA

Mitchell E. Geffner, MD
 Chief of the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
 Professor of Pediatrics
 Keck School of Medicine
 University of Southern California
 Los Angeles, CA