Project Description

REGISTRATION

Early-bird registration for Vancouver is $749+GST ($786.45) for fully paid registrations received by October 21, 2020. After October 21, the regular rate is $849+GST ($891.45).

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 will be in May, 2021.

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 will earn 4 CE points.

COURSE OUTLINE

08:00 Registration
08:45 Welcome & Introduction, Barbara King Hooper, RN, MScN, CDE, CDTC, CEO, Kinghooper Diabetes Education Inc & Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, Summit Medical Center, Berkeley, CA, USA
09:00 Overview of Diabetes, Barbara King Hooper
10:15 Pharmacological Management of Diabetes, Anar Dossa, Pharm D, CDE, Director of Pharmacy Services, Pacific Blue Cross & Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
12:00 Lunch (Provided)
13:00 Physical Activity Management of Diabetes, Sara Hodson, BHK, ACSM, CEP, Founder & President, LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic, Vancouver, BC
14:45 Nutritional Management of Diabetes, Sharon Leung, RD, CDE, Clinical Dietitian, Diabetes Centre, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
16:30 Break
17:30 Dinner & Instructional Session: Chronic Complications of Diabetes, Breay Paty, MD, FRCPC, Endocrinologist, Vancouver General Hospital & Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
19:30 Adjourn
08:00 Review, Barbara King Hooper
08:45 Helping People Want to Learn, Barbara King Hooper
10:30 Diabetes 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
11:30 Exhibitors’ Lunch & Learn (Provided)
13:00 Diabetes Management in Pregnancy, TBD
14:15 Diabetes in Aboriginal Communities, TBD
15:25 Acute Complications of Diabetes, Barbara King Hooper
16:30 Adjourn
08:00 Review & Preparing for the CDE Exam, Rob Caravan, BSc (Pharm), RPh, CDE, Kamloops, BC
08:45 Tools and Technologies for Monitoring: Meters, Pumps, Sensors, Cristina Pepe, RN, BSN, CDE, Diabetes Nurse Clinician, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
10:30 Diabetes Management in Kids, Daniel L. Metzger, MD, FAAP, FRCPC, Pediatric Endocrinologist, BC Children’s Hospital & Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
11:30 Glucose Pattern Management, Barbara King Hooper
13:00 Adjourn

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

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

  • Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses
  • Community Health Representatives
  • Social and Mental Health Workers
  • 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/King Rooms are $149+taxes/night, and King Suites are $159+taxes/night, if reserved by October 21, 2020. 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 1646”.

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 Thursday-Saturday, November 12-14, 2020. Registration opens at 08:00 on Thursday. The course begins each day at 08:00, and adjourns at 19:30 on Thursday (after the dinner and evening speaker presentation), at 17:00 on Friday, and at 13:00 on Saturday.
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.

The Best Western Plus Chateau Granville has set aside a limited number of rooms at special rates. Superior View Queen/King Rooms are $149+taxes/night, and King Suites are $159+taxes/night, if reserved by October 21, 2020. 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 1646”.
No, registrations cannot be transferred.
You can cancel prior to October 21, with a $50+GST cancellation fee. There are no refunds after October 21.

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.