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Thursday, August 16, 2018
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Pharmacology Boot Camp

4 CE Available
Susan Cornell, BS, PharmD, CDE, FAPhA, FAADE, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University

Get a crash course in the pharmacology and pathophysiology of diabetes.  Whether you are new to diabetes education and need to learn more about insulin versus non-insulin medications for your patients, or if you need a refresher on the latest drug classes, the Pharmacology Boot Camp is just what you need to strengthen your diabetes medication knowledge.

Reimbursement Boot Camp

4 CE Available
Patty Telgener, RN, MBA, AADE Reimbursement Expert, Vice President of Reimbursement at Emerson Consultants, Inc.

Successful reimbursement is the surest way to a financially sustainable diabetes education program. This half-day course will review how to maximize your program’s reimbursement, avoid the most common billing mistakes and discuss billing codes for services implemented in your program. Also, you will learn how to act on claims falsely denied by Medicare or by a private payer. This course is a must for anyone concerned about leaving reimbursement dollars on the table.

Friday, August 17 – Monday, August 20

CORE Concepts® Course

Kim DeCoste, RN, MSN, CDE, MLDE, FAADE, Certified Diabetes Educator and Nurse Manager, Diabetes Center of Excellence

David Miller, RN, MSED, BSN, CDE, FAADE, Champion of Health Education and Life Promotion and Professional Training and Coaching Consultant, Community Health Network

Cecilia Sauter, MS, RD, CDE, FAADE, Clinical Project Manager University of Michigan Health System

Condit Steil, PharmD, CDE, FAPhA, Professor of Pharmacy Practice Belmont University

Curtis Triplitt, PharmD, CDE, Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine/Diabetes UTHSCSA, Texas Diabetes Institute

Patti Urbanski, MEd, RD, LD, CDE, Certified Diabetes Education and Clinical Dietitian, St. Luke’s Diabetes Care Program

Over 4 days, immerse yourself into the world of diabetes education.  Explore the fundamentals of diabetes self-management education through case studies, interactive discussions and hands-on activities with other healthcare professionals while earning up to 22 CE.

The goal of CORE Concepts® is to illustrate clinical management and diabetes self-management education tools that are most appropriate for assuring successful outcomes to the AADE Self-Care Behaviors™.

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