The 2018 WADE Annual Conference will provide ample opportunity for inspiration and learning through various activities.  We have planned general sessions, break-out sessions, pre-conference workshops, networking events, vendor exhibits, and plenty of fun.  Our speakers are experts in their field, and will leave you with many new skills and strategies to add to your toolbox. 

The conference has been approved for the following CEU credits:

Thursday, Pre-conference -  3 hours

Full conference- Friday and Saturday: 11.5 hours

Single day attendance:
Friday - 7 hours
Saturday - 4.5 hours

Target Audience:  Diabetes educators, registered dietitians, registered nurses,  pharmacists,  physical therapists, exercise physiologists, other health professionals involved in the care of people with diabetes. 

PLEASE NOTE YOUR DISCIPLINE AND RESPECTIVE CONTACT HOURS APPROVED FOR EACH DAY

To qualify for CEU's/CPE's credit:

You must sign in at the conference each day in two separate sheets. 

Pharmacists:  You must provide your date of birth and NABP ePID number on the sign-in sheet
Nurses and Dietitians: Please have your license or registration number easily available for the sign-in sheet.

After the conference, a link will be sent by email to you for the evaluation ONLY IF YOU HAVE SIGNED THE DAILY REGISTRATION PAGE & CEU's Page.  You must complete the online evaluation for each day of the conference.  

Upon completion there will be a link to downloadable  CEU certificates. Evaluations and downloads of the certificate should be completed within 3 weeks of the end of the conference.  

AADE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Commission on Accreditation (ANCC), the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN). 

 CEU's and LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR THE PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

The Relativity of Diabetes: Forces that Shape Our Future:

For the Pre-Conference Knowledge-Based Activity - April 26, Kennewick, WA - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  This program provides 3 contact hours of continuing education credit. 
 
The AADE is also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#10977).
 
AADE is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider, #366. AADE awards this program 3 contact hours or .3 CEUs (1 contact hour = 60 minutes, or 0.1 CEUs). This certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four years.
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AM001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 3 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activities/materials. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
  
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 3 contact hours (.30 CEU's) of continuing education credit. 
ACPE Universal Activity Number:  0069-0000-17-081-L01-P or 0069-0000-17-082-L01-P and 0069-0000-17-083-L01-P
 Effective Date: April 26, 2018 to April 26, 2018

Smart Social Media Strategies for Diabetes Educators: Knowledge-based Activity
Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE

After completing this educational activity, you will be able to achieve the following objectives:

1.  Identify two benefits, two barriers, and two realistic solutions to engaging with colleagues and the public on social media.  

2.  Differentiate between the different "personalities" of various social media platforms to determine the platform(s) that may be most effective and efficient in achieving your goals.  

3. Define realistic ways to incorporate social media into your schedule to promote diabetes education and pursue other professional goals (i.e. connecting with colleagues and the public)


CEU's and LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR MAIN CONFERENCE FRIDAY SESSIONS/WORKSHOPS

The Relativity of Diabetes: Forces that Shape Our Future:  Day One - Knowledge-Based Activity

FOR ENTIRE DAY April 27, 2018 Kennewick, WA
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  This program provides 7 contact hours of continuing education credit. 
 
The AADE is also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#10977).
 
AADE is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider, #366. AADE awards this program 7.0 contact hours or .70 CEUs (1 contact hour = 60 minutes, or 0.1 CEUs). This certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four years.
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AM001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 7. Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activities/materials. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials. 
 
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 7 contact hours (.7 CEU's) of continuing education credit. 
ACPE Universal Activity Number:  0069-0000-17-084-L01-P; 0069-0000-17-085-L01-P; 0069-0000-17086-L01-P; 0069-0000-17-087-L01-P or 0069-0000-17-088-L01-P; 0069-0000-17-089-L01-P; 0069-0000-17-090-L01-P
 
Effective Date: April 27, 2018 to April 27, 2018

DETAILED OBJECTIVES FOR THE DIFFERENT WORKSHOPS/SESSIONS OFFERED FOR DAY 1:

After completing this educational activity, you will be able to achieve the following objectives:

Living Well With Type 2 Diabetes: Knowledge-based Activity
Jill Knapp

1.  Participants will be able to discuss prevalence of people living with type 2 diabetes in the United States.
2.  Participants will be able to list 2 ways to improve diabetes self-management strategies for people with type two diabetes.
3.  Participants will be able to identify the importance of blood glucose results based on the person with type 2 diabetes perspective. 

Diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease: What is the Connection?: Knowledge-based Activity
Patricia Haldi, MSN, RN, CRRN,  CDE

1.  List one difference between the epidemiology, & pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. 
2.   List one impact of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus (DM) on the pathology of Alzheimer’s  
3.  Recognize the importance of partnership between Alzheimer’s Association and DM programs.
4.  Evaluate appropriate Alzheimer’s screening in clinical practice.

Diabetes in Pregnancy:  Detection, Intervention, Prevention: Knowledge-based Activity
Michael Shannon, MD

1.  Identify 2 risks factors for gestational diabetes.
2.  List 1 difference between ACOG and ADA guidelines for the diagnosis of diabetes in pregnancy
3.  Discuss the role of diet, medications, and newer technologies (pumps and CGM) to increase the likelihood of optimal maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by hyperglycemia

Moving Through Pregnancy with Technology: Knowledge-based Activity
Alyson Blum, PharmD, CDE

1.  After this activity, the learners will understand differences in expert guidelines on blood glucose and HbA1c goals prior to conception and during pregnancy and why these numbers are important to fetal health.
2.  After this activity, the leaner will be able to utilize general management theory as it pertains to the new pregnant patient and decide when to change therapy regimen and when not to change therapy.
3.  After this activity, the learner will be able to use an algorithm to determine settings for a new pump in pregnancy and how to make adjustments.
4.  At the completion of this activity the learner will understand the role of CGMs in pregnancy and know when to initiate therapy.

5.  After this activity, the learner will be able to identify the role of pumps and CGMs during labor, delivery and postpartum.
6.  After this activity, the learner will be able to accurately use a steroid adjustment algorithm to offset glycemic effects of betamethasone.
7.  At the completion of this activity the learner will be able to identify appropriate patient populations for the hybrid closed loop system.

Eating Disorders and Diabetes:  When Healthy Eating and Good Glycemic Control Goes Terribly Wrong: Knowledge-based Activity
Nadine Mitchell, RDN, RN, BSN, CDE

1.  Identify types of eating disorders (EDs) recognized by the DSM-V, and the pathophysiology behind development of eating disorders.
2.  State two ways DM impacts DEB (Disordered Eating Behaviors)
3.  Identify two ways diabetes educators can help identify patients with type 1 diabetes  struggling with DEB.
4.   Identify screening tools the CDE can use to ID DEB. 
5.  Identify treatment options for patients identified with eating disorders.

Physical Activity With Diabetes: Knowledge-based Activity
Christiian Lewis ARNP, BC-ADM

1.  Participants with be able to state two glycemic benefits of aerobic activity and one benefit of resistance physical activity for people with type 1 diabetes.
2.  Participants will be able to describe post physical activity hypoglycemia in people with type 1 diabetes and state one prevention strategy.
3.  Participants will be able to describe guidelines for safe exercise for people with diabetes related complications.

Navigating the World of Pharmacy - Easing the Pharmacy Experience and Stretching the Diabetes Dollar: Knowledge-based Activity
Alyson Blum, PharmD, CDE

1.  By the end on this activity the learners will be able to identify driving forces for community pharmacists.
2.  By the end of this activity learners will use new tools to avoid prescription ambiguity and thus calls from the pharmacy.
3.  By the end of this activity learners will know how to use different resources for patient financial help.

Steroid Induced Hyperglycemia: Knowledge-based Activity
Christiian Lewis, ARNP, BC-ADM

1.  Participants will be able to discuss the pathophysiology of steroid induced hyperglycemia.
2.  Participants will be able to describe treatment options for patients being treated glucocorticoids.
3.  Participants will be able to list two complications of steroid induced hyperglycemia.



CEU's and LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR MAIN CONFERENCE SATURDAY SESSIONS/WORKSHOPS

The Relativity of Diabetes: Forces that Shape Our Future:  Day Two - Knowledge-Based Activity

FOR ENTIRE DAY April 28, 2018 Kennewick, WA
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  This program provides  4.5 contact hours of continuing education credit. 
 
The AADE is also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#10977).
 
AADE is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider, #366. AADE awards this program 4.5 contact hours or .70 CEUs (1 contact hour = 60 minutes, or 0.1 CEUs). This certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four years.
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AM001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 4.5 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activities/materials. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials. 
 
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 7.5 contact hours (.45 CEU's) of continuing education credit. 
ACPE Universal Activity Number:  0069-0000-17-084-L01-P; 0069-0000-17-085-L01-P; 0069-0000-17086-L01-P; 0069-0000-17-087-L01-P or 0069-0000-17-088-L01-P; 0069-0000-17-089-L01-P; 0069-0000-17-090-L01-P
 
Effective Date: April 28, 2018 to April 28, 2018

DETAILED OBJECTIVES FOR THE DIFFERENT WORKSHOPS/SESSIONS OFFERED FOR DAY 1:

Cardiovascular Outcome and Diabetes Medication Choices in Type 2 Diabetes: Knowledge-based Activity

Bruce Wilson, MD

1.  List two medications for type 2 diabetes that have cardiovascular outcome data.
2.  Explain how the AACE guidelines can be used for management of type 2 diabetes in the presence of cardiovascular disease.
3.  Discuss one cardiovascular benefit of using SGLT-2 inhibitors in the management of type 2 diabetes.

U 500 Insulin Therapy: Knowledge-based Activity
Ken Cathcart, DO

1.  Participants will be able to identify when it is appropriate to use U 500 insulin.
2.  Participants will be able to state how to determine  a starting dose of U 500 insulin.
3.  Participants will be able to list 2 situations when it is appropriate to adjust U 500 insulin.

Challenges in the Care of the Person with the Dual Diagnosis of Diabetes and Cancer: Knowledge-based Activity
Line Goulet RN, BSN, M.Ed, CDE  and Erinn Simms, RDN, CD, CNSC, CDE 

1.  Explain how the involvement of a CDE in the care of the patient with a dual diagnosis  of diabetes and cancer can improve outcomes, quality of life and impact survivorship.
2.  Explain the role of the RD CDE optimal blood glucose management in patients receiving cancer treatment.
3.  Provide guidance in the management of hyperglycemia in the cancer patient.

 Embracing Metabolic Surgery as a Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes: Knowledge-based Activity
Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, CD, CDE

1.  Describe the mechanisms of diabetes improvement from metabolic surgery.
2.  State one nutrition protocol for preoperative and postoperative metabolic surgery patients.
3.  Identify an appropriate candidate for metabolic surgery.