The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This course has been reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. This course is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 10.5 MOC Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.
Pediatricians, specialists caring for children and youth with diabetes, diabetes educators, social workers, pharmacists, and dietitians
Course Format: Two day event with interesting plenary sessions and smaller interactive workshops
Building on the success of last year’s course, the BC Pediatric Diabetes Day is composed of interesting plenary sessions and lots of smaller interactive workshop sessions! This course is aimed at 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.
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Fri, Mar 9
1200 Registration Opens
1300 Welcome & Introduction - Shazhan Amed
1315 Pediatric Diabetes Team Introductions (Introducting all diabetes teams across BC)
1345 Missing the Mark - Do we have the right goals for type 1 diabetes? - Peter Senior
1430 Concurrent Sessions
A) Carelink, Diasend, Gluco and AGP - How do I use it efficiently to help my patients? - Teri Currie
B) An Interactive Dialogue - How can BC Children's Hospital Diabetes Program better support local teams and clinics? - Jean-Pierre Chanoine & Daniel Metzger
C) Often overlooked, sometimes undervalued, but never forgotten: Diabetes distress in the type 1 community - Tricia Tang
1515 Refreshment Break
1545 Concurrent Sessions (repeat above)
1630 Concurrent Sessions end - return to plenary room
1635 A Family Experience with Living with Diabetes - Patient and Family
1800 Cocktails, Appies, & Networking Event
Sat, Mar 10
0800 Breakfast & Networking
0845 Quality of Diabetes Care - Research Updates - Shazhan Amed & Danya Fox
0915 Type 2 Diabetes in Children: Nature, Nurture and the Next Generation - Brandy Wicklow
1000 Concurrent Sessions
D) The Year in Diabetes - 5 key papers from 2018 and their clinical relevance - Jeff Kao
E) Optimizing Care for Young Adults with Diabetes in BC - Transition Special Interest Group - Faciliated Discussion by Joseph Leung & Shazhan Amed
F) Community-based partnerships to support kids with diabetes—Boys and Girls Club of South Coast BC - Carolyn Tuckwell
1045 Refreshment Break
1115 Concurrent Sessions (repeat above)
1200 Let's Get Active - a healthy lunch followed by a brisk walk!
1300 Diabetes Hope Foundation's Peer Support Program - Ki Speer
1400 What's New in Schools? - National Update, BC Diabetes Care Plan Survey Results, and CGM in Schools Pilot Program Update - Brenden Hursh, Sharleen Hermann, Teri Currie, Alda Antunes Silvestre, & Tara Mants
1500 The Discovery of Insulin Therapy and Its Impact on the Lives of Children Treated by Banting and Best at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children from 1922 to 1929 - Sarah Riedlinger
1545 Conference Wrap Up & Evaluations
1600 Conference Day Ends
Peter Senior, BMedSci, MBBS, PhD. Professor & Division Director, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta.
Originally from the U.K., I moved to Edmonton in 2002 to join the Clinical Islet Transplant Program at the University of Alberta. My clinical practice and research are primarily focused around Type 1 Diabetes, Islet Transplantation and Diabetic Kidney Disease. I take care of patients with a broad range of endocrine disorders and teach medical students and residents.i lead a clinical research team conducting clinical trials of new drugs and devices to treat diabetes or its complications.
Background & Training
I grew up in Scotland but went to medical school in Newcastle upon Tyne. After SHO jobs at the RVI and Freeman Hospital I did a PhD before completing my specialist training in Diabetes & Endocrinology.
What I Do
I work with several great teams in different locations, all with the goal of making the lives of people with diabetes better.
Brandy Wicklow, MD, FRCPC.Pediatric Endocrinologist, HSC Children’s; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Dr. Wicklow received her MD from the University of Manitoba in 2003 and her Pediatrics certification in 2006. She attended McGill University in Montreal for a 2 year clinical endocrinology fellowship (2008) and returned to Manitoba to complete 2 years of post doctoral clinical research training focused on the determinants of type 2 diabetes in children (2010). She completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology in 2012.
Her research focuses on child and adolescent type 2 diabetes, including the socioeconomic, environmental, in utero, and endogenous determinants of childhood diabetes onset. Currently she is evaluating the fetal origins of childhood onset type 2 diabetes, including in utero exposures (glycemia and lipidemia), and epigenetic modifications.
Fees includes course materials, breakfasts, a reception, refreshments, and lunches.
These are online rates only—faxed, called and mailed registrations—add $10 to all fees .
By Jan 18
Jan 19 –Feb 8
Feb 9 & On-Site
Cancellations and Refunds
This course incurs significant non-refundable expenses prior to the course - please read and carefully understand our cancellation policy before submitting your registration. The Division of Continuing Professional Development reserves the right to cancel a course thirty (30) days prior to the course date. Each registrant will be notified by telephone, followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of British Columbia is not responsible for any costs, including, but not limited to, airline or hotel penalties. Should you need to cancel your registration, you must do so in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 9, 2018. Your registration fee, less a $50 handling charge, will be refunded. After February 9, 2018 no refunds will be granted for withdrawal unless a replacement can be secured by the registrant; however, the cancellation fee will still apply.