BC Pediatric Diabetes Day - Advancing Our Knowledge & Building a Foundation for a Provincial Diabetes Network

BC Pediatric Diabetes Day - Advancing Our Knowledge & Building a Foundation for a Provincial Diabetes Network

Target Audience:

Pediatricians, Diabetic Nurses, Dieticians, Social Workers, Specialists who care for children and youth with diabetes in BC, Administrators (diabetic offices/clinics).

Course Format: Two day event with interesting plenary sessions and smaller interactive workshops
BCIT Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
British Columbia Institute of Technology Vancouver BC
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Overview

BC Pediatric Diabetes Day 2016, a 2-day event with interesting plenary sessions and smaller interactive workshop sessions!  This course is aimed at Pediatricians, Diabetic Nurses, Dieticians, Social Workers and Specialists who care for children and youth with diabetes in BC – addressing new treatment approaches, new technology and continuing to develop a BC Pediatric Diabetes Network with the objective of standardizing pediatric diabetes care across the province.

BC Pediatric Diabetes Day – Travel Grant Application - CLOSED
The travel grant application is now closed.  Applicants will be sent notifications of acceptance by January 29, 2016.

Agenda

 

FRI FEB 26
1200 Registration 
1300 Opening Remarks & Welcome Planning Committee Member
1315 Artificial Pancreas, shortly close to home? | Remi Rabasa Lhoret
1400 Setting the Stage for a Pediatric Diabetes Network in BC | Shazhan Amed
1430 Concurrent Session A1: Update on T2D in Children & Youth | Dina Panagiotopoulos
1430 Concurrent Session B1: Diabetes in Schools—An Update | Sharleen Herrmann, Shazia Mele
1430 Concurrent Session C1: Insulin Pumps & CGMS | Cristina Pepe, Sue Stock, June Jacob
1515 Refreshment Break
1545 Concurrent Session A2: Update on T2D in Children & Youth | Dina Panagiotopoulos
1545 Concurrent Session B2: Diabetes in Schools—An Update | Sharleen Herrmann, Shazia Mele
1545 Concurrent Session C2: Insulin Pumps & CGMS | Cristina Pepe, Sue Stock, June Jacob
1630 From Pediatrics to Adulthood: My Transition Experience | Ben Mammon—Young and Type 1 Member
1730 Cocktails, Appies & Networking Event
SAT FEB 27
0800 Breakfast & Networking
0845 Building a BC Pediatric Diabetes Network - Working Collectively to Improve Care | Small working groups - facilitated by Shazhan Amed
1000 Concurrent Session D1: Motivational Interviewing | Penny Sneddon
1000 Concurrent Session E1: Using Telehealth to deliver diabetes care | Brenden Hursh
1000 Concurrent Session F1: Provincial Research Updates | Shazhan Amed, Dina Panagiotopoulos
1045 Refreshment Break
1115 Concurrent Session D2: Motivational Interviewing | Penny Sneddon
1115 Concurrent Session E2: Using Telehealth to deliver diabetes care | Brenden Hursh
1115 Concurrent Session F2: Provincial Research Updates | Shazhan Amed, Dina Panagiotopoulos
1200 Lunch & Presentation - Thinking Beyond Carbohydrate Counting:  A Deeper Look at Fat & Protein | Alana Chambers
1300 Challenging Cases or Stump the Expert | Daniel Metzger, Louise LeFebvre, Cathy Wilson, Amrin Khan-Jamal
1400 Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes Care in Children & Youth | Pascale de Kerckhove, Stephanie Callaghan
1500 Parenting a Child with Diabetes—Challenges & Solutions | Joanne Sear
1545 Conference Wrap Up Planning Committee Member
1600 Conference Ends

Cost

Early bird registration: Wed. Feb 3, 2016 | Add to calendar +

FULL CONFERENCE RATES

LATE & ONSITE (Feb 4, 2016 & Onsite)
Physicians: $210
Allied Health: $160
Residents/Students: $105

Cancellations and Refunds

Accommodation

Delta Vancouver Suites
550 West Hastings Street
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6B 1L6
Canada

The special rate setup at Delta Vancouver Suites Hotel Downtown has now ended as of February 2, 2016.  However if the reservations department receives requests after February 2, 2016 the rate will be honoured on an availability basis. 

Reserve your room now:

W: https://www.deltahotels.com/Groups/Delta-Vancouver-Suites-Groups/UBC-Faculty-of-Medicine-Room-Block
T: 604-689-8188 (Must mention the group name "UBC Faculty of Medicine Room Block" in order to receive the special rate if still available)

Contact

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT
UBC CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Faculty of Medicine
855 W 10th Ave
Vancouver, BC Canada V5Z 1L7
Tel 604 875 5101
Fax 604 875 5078
E-mail cpd.info@ubc.ca

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