Project Description

REGISTRATION

Early-bird registration is $695+GST ($729.75) for fully paid registrations received by April 6, 2018. After April 6, the regular rate is $795+GST ($834.75).

Your registration includes:

  • Syllabus containing detailed handouts
  • 2 lunches, 1 dinner, and daily morning and afternoon refreshment breaks
  • Certificate of Attendance

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This comprehensive three-day course is for health professionals who face diabetes in their practice. Through interactive presentations and case-study discussions with a variety of experts, we cover the newest approaches to diabetes management. Our goal is to update your understanding of the complexities of diabetes care, and have you learn effective approaches to educate those affected by diabetes.

We will cover the latest Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines.

This course is not specifically designed as preparation for the Canadian CDE examination, however it will serve as an excellent review in your preparation to become a Certified Diabetes Educator. The next CDECB exam is Saturday, May 26, 2018.

This course is eligible for credit toward your Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Maintenance Credit Portfolio. For more information, please visit the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board website at cdecb.ca. Members of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management can also earn CE points.

COURSE OUTLINE

0815h Registration
0845h Welcome & Introduction
0915h Overview of Diabetes, Barbara King Hooper, RN, MScN, CDE, CEO, Kinghooper Diabetes Education Inc
1015h Pharmacological Management of Diabetes, Anar Dossa, Pharm D, CDE, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Diabetes and Kidney Clinic, Vancouver General Hospital & Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
1200h Exhibitors’ Lunch & Learn (Provided)
1315h Physical Activity Management of Diabetes, Sara Hodson, BHK, ACSM, CEP, Founder & President, LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic, Vancouver, BC
1445h Nutritional Management of Diabetes, Sharon Leung, RD, CDE, Clinical Dietitian, Diabetes Centre, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
1645h Adjourn
0815h Helping People Want to Learn, Barbara King Hooper
1045h Diabetes in Aboriginal Communities, Matilda Atleo, Health Promotion Worker, Nuu-chah-nulth Nursing Services, Port Alberni, BC
1145h Lunch (Provided)
1245h Diabetes Management in Kids, Daniel L. Metzger, MD, FAAP, FRCPC, Pediatric Endocrinologist, BC Children’s Hospital & Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
1400h Diabetes Management in Pregnancy, Kecia Provo, RN, CDE & Rema Sanghera, RD, MEd, CDE, Clinical Dietitian, Maternity Ambulatory Program, BC Women’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
1515h Acute Complications of Diabetes, Melodee Dayrit, RN, BScN, CDE, Diabetes Nurse Educator, St. Paul’s Hosptial Diabetes Centre, Vancouver, BC
1630h Adjourn
1745h Dinner & Instructional Session
1815h Chronic Complications of Diabetes, Breay Paty, MD, FRCPC, Endocrinologist, Vancouver General Hospital & Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
1945h Adjourn
0815h Review & Preparing for the CDE Examination, Barbara King Hooper
0900h Tools and Technologies for Monitoring: Meters, Pumps, Sensors, Cristina Pepe, RN, BSN, CDE, Diabetes Nurse Clinician, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
1045h Diabetes Management in Older Adults, Nancy Parmar, RN, BSN, NP(F), CDE, Nurse Practitioner and Diabetes Educator, Peace Arch Hospital, Surrey, BC & New West Primary Care, New Westminster, BC
1200h Lunch (On Your Own)
1300h Glucose Pattern Management, Barbara King Hooper
1430h Adjourn. Thank you, and have a safe journey home!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is for health professionals interested in diabetes management and education:

  • Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Pharmacists
  • Social and Mental Health Workers
  • Physicians
  • Physiotherapists and other health professionals

LOCATION

The venue is the Best Western Plus Chateau Granville, 1100 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC.

A limited number of rooms at special rates has been set aside. Superior View Queen Rooms are $125+taxes/night for April 29-30, and $175+taxes for May 1-2 if reserved by March 29, 2018. Please call the hotel directly for reservations on +1.800.663.0575, or email res@chateaugranville.com, and request the room rate for “Kinghooper Diabetes Education” or “Block Code 1262”.

PRE-READING REVIEW

We strongly recommend that all registrants review the Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Guidelines in advance of this course. These guidelines can be found at diabetes.ca.

COURSE FAQ

The course runs Monday-Wednesday, April 30-May 2, 2018. Registration opens at 0800h on Monday. The course begins each day 0800h, and adjourns at 1700h on Monday and Wednesday. On Tuesday, the course adjourns at 1930h after the dinner and evening speaker presentation.
The Diabetes Educator Course is eligible for credit toward your Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Maintenance Credit Portfolio. For detailed information, please visit the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board website at cdecb.ca.

Canadian Society of Nutrition Management members will earn 4 CE points for competency 1.

The Best Western Plus Chateau Granville has set aside a limited number of rooms at special rates. Superior View Queen Rooms are $125+taxes/night for April 29-30, and $175+taxes for May 1-2 if reserved by March 29, 2018. Please call the hotel directly for reservations on +1.800.663.0575, or email res@chateaugranville.com, and request the room rate for “Kinghooper Diabetes Education” or “Block Code 1262”.
No, registrations cannot be transferred.
You can cancel prior to April 6, with a $50+GST cancellation fee. There are no refunds after April 6.

CANCELLATION

We reserve the right to cancel this course if registration is insufficient. In the event of cancellation, a full refund will be provided, and you will be placed on the priority list for the next course.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

If you still have questions about the course or registration, please send an email to us.

Please direct all other enquiries, including learning about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, to info@kinghooper.com, or call us on +1.604.998.1444.