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International Pediatric Endocrine Nursing Summit


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


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​


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

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

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