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2016 Conference Handouts


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Who's Coming? – Conference Pre-Registration Roster

Schedule-At-A-Glance – please note that this schedule will be provided for onsite attendees in your tote bag.​

Friday, May 13, 2016

Opening Keynote: Compassionate Care of Those Who Suffer From Addictive Disorders; Donna White, RN, PhD, CS, CADAC

General Session 1: Metabolic Effects of Growth Hormone (GH); Mark Sperling, MD

General Session 2: Recommendations from the Pediatric Endocrine Society for Evaluation and Management of Persistent Hypoglycemia in Neonates, Infants, and Children; Paul Thornton, MD

General Session 3: Hypogonadism in Adolescents: Approach to Treatment and Transition to Adult Care; Andrew Dwyer, PhD, FNP-BC

Concurrent Session 1A: Islet Cell Transplantation; Gregory P. Forlenza, MD, MCR

Concurrent Session 1B: Updates in Endocrine Pharmacology for the APN;Dana Greer, APRN, CPNP, CDE

Concurrent Session 1C: Organized Approach to Pumping (with and without CGMS) and Pump Data Analysis Workshop; Mako E. Sather, RN, MSN, CPNP

Concurrent Session 2A: Pediatric Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Exploring the New Management Guidelines; Sarah J. Bottomley, MSN, RN, CPNP and Angela R. Yarbrough, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Concurrent Session 2B: Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes (CFRD); Shayne Dougherty, MSN, CRNP

Concurrent Session 2C: Beyond the 'mones: The Art of Transgender Care with Youth; Joanne M. Goodall, CRNP

Concurrent Session 2D: Linear Growth Assessment: Evaluation and Causes and Treatment of Growth Failure; Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Concurrent Session 3A: Testotoxi-WHAT? Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment of Testotoxicosis; Janet L. Moore, MSN, RN, CPNP

Concurrent Session 3B: Septo Optic Dysplasia in Children; Kathryn Clark, PPCNP-BC

Concurrent Session 3C: The Path from Hormone Abnormality to Hypoglycemia; Linda Steinkrauss, RN, MSN, CPNP

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Keynote: Professional Development: From Here to There and in Between; Cecily Betz, PhD, RN, FAAN

General Session 4: Research Oral Presentations

  • Development and Psychometric Testing of the Neonatal Growth Measurement Survey; Jan M. Foote, DNP, ARNP, CPNP
  • Screening for Retinopathy in Children and Adolescents with Diabetes Mellitus (DM); Erika McCann, RN, BS, BSN, MS
  • Development of a Pediatric Screening Tool for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy; Joanne T. Moser, MSN, CRNP

General Session 5: Bionic Pancreas: From Dream to Realization; Scott Scolnick, M.Ed.

Concurrent Session 4A: Writing for Publication; Cecily Betz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Concurrent Session 4B: Endocrine Advanced Practice Nurse Case Studies

Concurrent Session 4C: Diabetes APN Case Studies

  • Ten Dogs, An Elevated HbA1c and Severe Hypoglycemia: An Autoimmune Endocrine Story; Melissa Rearson, MSN, CRNP
  • Scaring the Dermatologist: A Look at Xanthoma in Diabetes; Shari Liesch, APNP, CDE
  • Taking the Leap: A Patient’s Journey to Adult Care; Mandi Cafasso, DNP, RN, CNP

Concurrent Session 5A: Endocrinopathies Related to Cancer Therapy; Angela R. Yarbrough, MSN, RN, FNP-BC Sarah J. Bottomley, MSN, RN, CPNP

Concurrent Session 5B: Central Precocious Puberty: To Treat or Not to Treat and Other Clinical Dilemmas; Megan Lessig, MSN, CRNP

Concurrent Session 5C: Sweet Bouncing Baby on Insulin: Transient Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus; Shannon Abernethy, RN, CPN

Concurrent Session 5D: Ready, Set, Research!; Carol Howe, PhD, RN, CDE; Sharron Close, PhD, MS, RN, CPNP-PC

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Leadership Breakfast: Update on the Health Care Quality and Outcome Guidelines for Nursing of Children, Adolescents and Families of the American Academy of Nursing Child, Adolescent and Families Expert Panel; Cecily Betz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Keynote: Diabetes Dad; Tom Karlya, BA

Concurrent Session 6A: Pseudohypoparathyroidism: Case Presentation and Literature Review; Aristides K. Maniatis, MD, FAAP

Concurrent Session 6B: Exploring the Benefits of Pump (& Sensor) Therapy When Steroids Are Needed; Shari Liesch, BSN, APNP, CDE

Concurrent Session 7A: Autoimmune Endocrine Disorders: Who and How to Evaluate, A Case Based Discussion; Jennifer M. Barker, MD

Concurrent Session 7B: Thyroid Cancer: It's Not Just for Adults; Elaine Pottenger, MS, RN, CPNP, PMHS; Deborah Diotallevi, MS, RN, CPNP