2017 APHN ANNUAL CONFERNCE
APRIL 24 -26, 2017
BAHIA RESORT - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Diabetes Summit - Region VII (KS)

  • Friday, November 18, 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Kansas Leadership Center 325 E Douglas Avenue Wichita, KS 67202
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Registration

When

Friday, November 18, 2016

8:00 AM – 3:00PM

 

Location:

This event will take place in:

Kansas Leadership Center

 

325 E Douglas Avenue

 

Wichita, KS 67202

 

Purpose:

The summit will provide the latest information on the diabetes epidemic, how evidence-based programs are working to reduce this epidemic, and the roles key stakeholders play in prevention and control of diabetes.


Objectives for Summit

By the end of the program, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain the role federal agencies play in addressing diabetes prevention and control at the state, and local level

  • Discuss the prevalence and incidence of pre-diabetes and diabetes in the United States

  • Explore innovative mechanisms for reaching high risk populations through healthcare referrals, community efforts, and program promotion

  • Describe how evidence-based programs such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program, and the Diabetes Education and Support Programs impact prevention and control of diabetes.

  • Identify challenges and strategies for implementing and/or, utilizing evidence-based programs and services


Target Audience

The intended audience for the Summit is public health professionals, healthcare providers such as: physicians, nurses, advance practice nurses, health coaches, diabetes educators, and dieticians, pharmacists, diabetes prevention program facilitators, diabetes self-management education coordinators, certified diabetic educators, and third-party payers.


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