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  • 2019 Passport Route Map -  Free circulator bus serving Downtown Long Beach, The Pike Outlets, City Place Mall, The Pike at Rainbow Harbor, East Village Arts District, Convention Center, Shoreline Village, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, Metro Blue Line and many Downtown Hotels.
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  • The Queen MaryVisit the Queen Mary box office & show meeting badges or other materials during your convention dates to receive Free Access to the Ship. Tours, exhibits and attraction experiences require additional fee(s). Free Transportation to and from the Queen Mary on the Passport/Long Beach Transit.
  • Restaurant Map
  • Water Taxi - 2019 Water Taxi Schedule
  • Show Your Badge And Save IN THE CITY - Discounts and offers available to PENS 2019 National Conference Attendees when you show your badge.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Workshop 1: Mastering the Skills of Appraising Research Evidence: What Do We Know about Transitioning Our Endocrinology Patients from Pediatric to Adult Care? Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN; Sharron Close, PhD, MS, CPNP-PC, FAAN and Carol Howe, PhD, RN, CDE

Most handouts will be provided on-site for this workshop.


​​​Friday, April 26, 2019

Opening Keynote: Sugar Surfing Concepts (Part 1)​; Stephen Ponder, MD, FAAP, CDE​

​General Session 1: Differences in Sexual Development: Physical, Psychosocial, and Ethical IssuesTerri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN
General Session 2: Using the Clinical Lab: Practical Pearls for the Pediatric Practitioner​;  Jon Nakamoto, MD, PhD
General Session 3: Basics of Genetics​;​ Mingshu Dong, MS, LCGC
Concurrent Session ​1A: Endocrine Case Studies
Concurrent Session​ 1B: Advanced Sugar Surfing (Part 2)​; ​​Stephen Ponder, MD, FAAP, CDE​
Concurrent Session ​2A:  Insights into McCune Albright Syndrome: A Complex, Rare Disease with Individual Presentations​​; ​Lori Guthrie, RN-C, BSN, CCRC and Jamie Streit, RN, BSN
Concurrent Session ​2B: Coding and Billing: The Link between Documentation and Reimbursement Potential​; Marianne Buzby, MSN, CPNP-PC
Concurrent Session ​2C: Managing Type 1 Diabetes in the Young Child: Using Tools New and OldMelissa Andrews Rearson, MSN, CRNP and Meredith Allen, RD, CDE​
Concurrent Session 3A: The Treat​ment of Pediatric Obesity: Beyond Lifestyle Modifications​; Eric Bomberg, MD
Concurrent Session ​3B: How to Deliver a Successful Presentation​; Craig Alter, MD and Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Concurrent Session ​3C: The Evolution of Diabetes Management: Where We've Been, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going​​​; Rebecca Crespi, BA, RN, MSN, CPNP, CDE

Poster Reception

Saturday, April 27, 2019

General Session 4: The Politics that Influence Pediatric Endocrine CareMandi Cafasso, DNP, RN, CNP
General Session 5: Mystery CasesCraig Alter, MD
Concurrent Session 4A: Research Visits with the Prader-Willi Population​; Brittany Machus, MA, CCRP and Sue Kearns, RN, MN​
Concurrent Session ​4B: Pediatric Diabetes through a Developmental LensShari Liesch, APNP
General Session 6: Mind the Gap: Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care for Those with Multiple Pituitary Hormone Deficiencies​Bin Moore, RN, CNC​
Concurrent Session ​5A: Specific Care Considerations for Patients with Turner Syndrome; B. Michelle Schweiger, DO, MPH​
Concurrent Session 5B: Diabetes Case Studies​
Concurrent Session ​5C: Writing for Publication​Cecily Betz, PhD, RN, FAAN and Maureen Dever, MSN, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CDE​

Concurrent Session ​6A: Endocrine Case Studies:

Concurrent Session ​6B: Screening for Depression and Eating Disorders ​in Youth with Diabetes; Maureen Dever, MSN, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CDE and Trish Lieberman, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Concurrent Session 6C: Prader-Willi Syndrome Choking Prevention and Education: A Practice Change; ​Amy Moffett, MSN, RN, CPNP​ and Kathryn Anglin, MSN, BSN, RN​

Sunday, April 28, 2019

​General Session 7: ​Resiliency in Nursing: Exploring Intimate Spaces of Caring​; Shari Liesch, APNP
​​General Session 8: Research Oral Presentations​

​ General Session 9: ​Osteoporosis in Children: Cau​ses, Workup, and Treatment​; Kevin Lewis, DNP, ARNP​

Thank you to our 2019 Conference Sponsors

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