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Diabetes Care In The 21st Century-An Exciting Frontier

 

April 23, 2001 Salina, Kansas

As a health care provider, you feel the frustrations of shortened hospital stays and shorter appointment times. You need to ensure your client has all the tools they need to manage their diabetes care. You need strategies for helping patients effectively self-manage their diabetes, identifying potential problems and enhancing your skills for problem solving challenging situations.

Innovative advances in diabetes care are evident in every dimension - new oral medications, new insulin, nutrition guidelines and choices, new glucose monitors, computer related technology, and new administration devices and aides. Preventing the onset of diabetes, especially among our nationís youth, should be a high priority of care and education. Even more exciting is the concept of self-care and self-management as the basis for diabetes treatment and education in this age of managed care. This comprehensive diabetes seminar will provide a theoretical background and describe clinical applications to help you to better care for and promote a self-care model for diabetics.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to:

    1. Relate facts about diabetes, including pathophysiology, screening and diagnosis criteria, and impact and prevention of short and long term complications.
    2. Explore both traditional and innovative management frameworks in the realm of nutrition, exercise, stress reduction, and medications.
    3. Analyze behavioral change strategies and management options that enhance diabetes care and control.
    4. Recognize the components of self-care and self-management, their benefits and their challenges.

Course Presenter:

Wini Schaedel, ARNP, MSN, CDE has been working in diabetes care for 13 years. She developed and coordinated the Partners In Care Diabetes Education program in Manhattan, Kansas which received recognition by the American Diabetes Association in 1993 and 1998. Wini is currently practicing at clinics in Salina, Hill City and Beloit in an advanced nurse practice role of diabetes management and education.

Course Locations:

April 9, 2001 Western Plains Medical Complex (Annex on Ross Blvd.) Dodge City, Kansas

April 23, 2001 Trinity Lutheran Church, 702 South 9th, Salina, Kansas

Credit Hours: 

Maurenne Griese, RNC, BSN, as a provider of continuing education credit by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, offers this program for 7 contact hours, applicable toward RN and LPN relicensure (SP0582-0901).

How to Register:

Send a completed registration form with payment (see below) (check or money order, payable to Diabetes Consulting Services to: Diabetes Care Conferences, 5627 Elbo Ridge Drive, Manhattan, KS 66502-8815.  You may also e-mail your registration information from the form below to Maurenne Griese, the Course Coordinator.  Credit card payment is available for online registrations only through PayPal.

Cost:

 $35 Advance Registration, $45 day of the conference . Cost includes handouts and continuing education credit.  By registering in advance, you ensure your spot in a class and will receive your course certificate the day of the course.

We accept checks, money orders, cash (don't send through the mail though) and Visa and Mastercard through Paypal. Checks or money orders and should be made payable to Diabetes Consulting Services.

In order to pay by credit card, you need to register with Paypal. Paypal is a secure online service that allows you to send and receive money to/from anyone via email.

To register, simply click on the banner below, and fill in the necessary information. After you are registered, you will see a form that will allow you to email us your registration fee. It's that simple! As a bonus for registering, Paypal will give you $5. They will also give you $5 for every person you are able to sign up. Ordering through Paypal is completely safe, as Paypal uses a secure server to process your order.  If you have any questions, please contact me.

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Cancellation and Refunds:

 Inclement weather or courses with less than 10 registrants may be subject a course to cancellation. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be provided and registered participants will be notified in advance. If a participant needs to cancel her attendance at a course, please be advised that refunds will be offered up to one week prior to the course. Cancellations after that time are subject to forfeiture of the entire course registration fee.

Questions?:

Contact Maurenne Griese, RNC, BSN, Course Coordinator at 785-539-1996 or e-mail her at griese@networksplus.net