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

Diabetes Summit - Region VII (NE)

  • Friday, November 18, 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Maurer Center for Public Health UNMC Campus Omaha, NE
  • 146

Registration

Please join us for Region VII Diabetes Summit

When:

Friday, November 18, 2016

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Location:

  Maurer Center for Public Health

  UNMC Campus

  Omaha, NE

 

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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