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2018 Conference Handouts



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Schedule-At-A-Glance​ – ple​​ase note that this schedule will be provided for onsite attendees in your journal.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Opening Keynote: I’m Transforming as Fast as I Can…Please Send C.H.O.C.O.L.A.T.E.TMJulia Balzer Riley, RN, MN, AHN-BC, REACE

General Session 2: Research Oral Presentations
General Session 3: Pituitary Disorders​;​ Craig Alter, MD​
Concurrent Session ​1A: (ENDO/ADV) Mystery Cases; Craig Alter, MD
Concurrent Session​ 1B:(DM/BAS)  Diabetes 101: Diagnosis & Tools; ​Shari Liesch, APNP, CDE
Concurrent Session ​1C: ​(ALL) Abstract Writing and Effective Project DisseminationCarol Howe, PhD, RN, CDE and Sharron Close, PhD, MS, CPNP-PC
Concurrent Session ​2A: (ENDO/BAS) Understanding The Journey: PCOS, Cushing's Disease, Panhypopituitarism to Endocrine NurseRebecca Brooke, RN, BSN
Concurrent Session ​2B: (DM/ADV) Using Diabetes Self-Management Education to Enhance Adolescent TransitionJessica Atkins, DNP, CNS, RN, CPNP-PC and Kristopher Britt, BSN, RN, CDE
Concurrent Session ​2C: (ALL) Writing for PublicationMaureen Dever, MSN, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CDE and Cecily Betz, PhD, RN, FAAN
Concurrent Session ​3B:  (DM/ADV or BAS)  Type 2 Diabetes: Nutritional Excess or Food Insecurity​; Jennifer Hyland, RD, CSP, LD
Concurrent Session ​3C: (ALL) Understanding PENS Portfolio Program​; Kevin Lewis, DNP, ARNP, CDE

Friday, May 18, 2018

General Session 5: Translating Genetic Literacy into Pediatric Endocrine Nursing PracticeKate Davies, RN, Dip HE, BSc, MSc, NMP and Andrew Dwyer, PhD, FNP-BC
Concurrent Session 4A: (ENDO/ADV) Grave's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes in Children​; Kevin Lewis, DNP, ARNP, CDE ​
Concurrent Session ​4B: (ALL) A Panel Discussion of Pediatric Pain Relating to Procedural Therapies - What Can We Do?; Helen Turner, DNP, APRN, PCNS-BC; Elaine Carroll, RN, BSN​ and Debora​​h Ayres, The Avalon Foundation
Concurrent Session ​5A: (DM) Diabetes Case Studies

Concurrent Session 5B: (ENDO/ADV) Name that Growth Issue: A Critical Approach to Diagnosing that "Common" Growth ProblemMegan Lessig, CRNP, MSN​

Concurrent Session 5C: (ENDO/BAS) Using CGM for Non-diabetic Endocrine Issues – An Effective Weapon?Veronica Brady, PhD, MSN, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDE
Concurrent Session ​6A: (ENDO) Endocrine Case Studies:

Concurrent Session ​6B: (DM/BAS) Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Beyond the Basics; Lisa Richards, CPNP-PC 
Concurrent Session 6C: (ALL) PENS Position Paper on Bullying; ​Andrew Dwyer, PhD, FNP-BC​

Saturday, May 19, 2018

General Session 7: A Vision of Wellness for Children Who Experience Emotional TraumaElaine Carroll, RN, BSN
​​General Session 8: ​Vitamin D in the 21st CenturyPisit Pitukcheewanont, MD​​​

​ General Session 9: Grassroots Advocacy: A Necessary Skill in Nursing​; Mandi Cafasso, DNP, RN, CNP​

Thank you to our 2018 Conference Sponsors

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