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2017 Conference Handouts


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Note:  If the session is not linked, please check back as final presentations are currently in review.
The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society.
Who's Coming? ​– Conference Pre-Registration Roster​
Schedule-At-A-Glance – ple​​ase note that this schedule will be provided for onsite attendees in your journal.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017​
New Member, First Time Attendee & Past President's Reception: ​How to Work a Room and Other Skills They Didn't Teach You In College​; Donna Godfrey, MS

​Thursday, April 27, 2017

Opening Keynote: Surviving and Thriving in a High Change EnvironmentDonna Godfrey, MS

​General Session 1: Social Determinants of Health:  Impact on Children with Endocrine Disorders​; Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN
General Session 2: Research Oral Presentations
Concurrent Session ​1A: What Comes Under the DSD Umbrella?; Kate Davies, RN (Child), Dip HE, BSc (Hons), MSc, NMP
Concurrent Session1B: Demystifying Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY); ​Kristine Welsh, RN, MSN, CPNP
Concurrent Session ​1C: Growth Hormone Guidelines Roundtable
Concurrent Session ​2A: Personalized Therapy in Children with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: The Role of Cortisol Pharmacokinetics and Adrenal Steroid Pharmacodynamic Responses to Hydrocortisone Treatment; Kyriakie Sarafoglou, MD
Concurrent Session ​2B: Celiac Disease: The Who, When, and How of Screening Children Seen in Endocrinology; Marianne Buzby, MSN, CPNP
Concurrent Session ​2C: DIY Research 2017: How To’s for Abstract Writing and Poster MakingCarol Howe, PhD, RN, CDE and Sharron Close, PhD, MS, CPNP-PC
Concurrent Session 3A: Feminization of Girls with Turner Syndrome: Much to Consider​; Denise Gruccio-Paolucci, MSN, CRNP​
Concurrent Session ​3B:  Disordered Eating & Diabetes: Tears, Missed Testing, High Numbers​Shari Liesch, MSN, APNP, CDE
Concurrent Session ​3C: Congenital Lipodystrophy: A Case Presentation; Lisa Guerra, BSN, RN, CPN and Amelia Vinson, RN

Friday April 28, 2017

General Session 4: SGA and Adult Consequences​; Robert Rapaport, MD
Concurrent Session 4A: Bisphosphonate: Myths and Messages; Marie-Eve Robinson ​
Concurrent Session ​4B:Beta Cell Replacement Therapy in Diabetes: Islet Cell Transplants for Type 1 Diabetes and for Children Undergoing Pancreatectomy; Melena Bellin, MD
Concurrent Session4C: Using Endocrine Disorders to Understand Genetics; Carol Van Ryzin, RN, MS, CPNP
Concurrent Session ​5A: Endocrine Advanced Practice Case Studies

Concurrent Session 5B: Diabetes Advanced Practice Case Studies

Concurrent Session 5C: Reflecting Resiliency Even in a Cracked Mirror: Sustaining Grit Through Resiliency Support​; Shari Liesch, ANPN, CDE and Mary Cronk Farrell
Concurrent Session ​6A: Billing Basics: Understanding How to Bill for the Care You Provide; Marianne Buzby, MSN, CPNP
Concurrent Session ​6B: Type 1 Year 1 (T1Y1): A Team Approach to Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes; Robin LeBoeuf, CRNP, MSN, PNP-AC
Concurrent Session 6C: Writing for Publication​; ​Cecily Betz, PhD, RN, FAAN​ and Linda Steinkrauss, RN, MSN, CPNP

Saturday April 29, 2017

Keynote: Let Laughter Lower Your Blood Sugar!​; Trisha Porretti, RN, BSN, CDE
General Session 5: Endocrine Lab Testing: Tips, Tricks and Traps​; Jon M. Nakamoto, M​D
​​General Session 6: Prader-Willi Syndrome - Emerging Therapies​; ​Kathyrn Clark, MSN, PNP​​​ (Bibliography​)

General Session 7: Evaluation and Management of Hyperlipidemia in Children​; Douglas Rogers, MD

Thank you to our 2017 Conference Sponsors

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