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International Pediatric Endocrine Nursing Summit

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September 13, 2017 ~ Washington, DC, USA
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

You Are Invited To Join Us!​
  • Learn from inspiring speakers who are nurse experts in the treatment of pediatric endocrine disorders
  • Come together and network with pediatric endocrinology colleagues from all over the world
  • Celebrate the recipients of our poster awards

This activity has been submitted for CE approval from the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing (GKCC-ASPMN).  GKCC-ASPMN is an approved provider of continuing nursing education through the Kansas State Board of Nursing: provider number LT0279-0412.

​Pre-registration has now closed. You are welcome to register onsite by bringing the completed registration form (link below) to the registration desk on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. 

Registration to open at 7:00 a.m. (EDT). 

Registration Form

Program

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Keynote Breakfast
Advancement of Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing over the Years 
Kathryn Clark (USA)
​9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Highlights of Poster Abstracts
​9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.​​ ​Hyperinsulinism and HyperglycemiaClare Gilbert (UK)
Heather McKnight-Menci (USA)
​10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Break/Poster Viewing​
​10:35 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. ​Panel of Expert Nurses  
Case Studies:  
  • Growth Patient with History of Malignancy
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Prader Willi Syndrome in Infants  
  • Growth Hormone Insensitivity 
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN)  
  • Central Precocious Puberty (CPP)


Maryann Johnson (USA)
Irene Mitchelhill and Bin Moore (AUSTRALIA)
Christine Derycke (BELGIUM)
Mandy Whitehead (UK)
Kate Davies (UK)
Lisa Davis (USA)
12:20 p.m. - 13:15 p.m. Lunch​
​13:15 p.m. - 14:45 p.m. ​Hot Topics and Clinical Pearls
  • Health Literacy
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) Education Video

Carol Howe (USA)
Terri Lipman (USA)
Brenda Fraser (CANADA)
​14:45 p.m. - 15:30 p.m. ​Navigating the Transition to Adult-Oriented Care: The Role of the Endocrine Nurse Andrew Dwyer (USA)
​15:30 p.m. - 16:00 p.m. ​​Break/Poster Viewing​
​16:00 p.m. - 16:45 p.m. ​Reshaping of Pain Memories in Children Related to Medical Procedures  Eileen Pyra (CANADA)
​16:45 p.m. - 17:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
17:00 p.m. - 19:00 p.m. Award Reception
  • Poster Viewing
  • Announce Poster Winners
​19:00 p.m. Dinner on your own​

Housing

2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington , DC 20008 
Phone: (202) 234-0700

Room rate:  $270 + tax
Name of Event:  PENS

Sponsors​
Platinum Level
​Merck Serono​
As a world leader in therapeutic proteins and specialized health care, Novo Nordisk does more than produce medicines. We work to close the gap between the number of people who need care and those who receive it, and help improve access to adequate health care for people with chronic conditions wherever they live. To learn more, visit NovoNordisk-US.com.​
At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives.  Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time.​
Gold Level
Silver Level
Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., headquartered in Malvern, PA,  develops and markets high-value, quality branded pharmaceutical products for patients in need. Endo P​harmaceuticals' portfolio includes products for urology, men's health, orthopedics, endocrinology and hematology. Endo Pharmaceuticals is an operating company of Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP), a highly focused generics and specialty branded pharmaceutical company delivering quality medicines to patients through excellence in development, manufacturing and commercialization. Learn more at www.endo.com or www.endopharma.com .
Bronze Level

AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company which combines the focus of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and structure o​f a long-established pharmaceutical leader. AbbVie is committed to using unique approaches to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world’s most complex and serious diseases.​

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