MEDS WINTER

December 16 - 18, 2020

Virtual Event
 
  • The MEDS Fall Virtual platform will close on 12/12/20 at midnight
  • The MEDS Winter Virtual platform will close on 1/15/21 at midnight

MEDS Agenda

The MEDS Fall Virtual platform will close on 12/12/20 at midnight
The MEDS Winter Virtual platform will close on 1/15/21 at midnight

 

WINTER
LIVE BONUS PRESENTATIONS BEGIN DECEMBER 14, 2020
LIVE GENERAL SESSIONS BEGIN DECEMBER 16, 2020
OPTIONAL CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: DECEMBER 19, 2020

 

 
2020 MEDS WINTER

Day 1 Wednesday, December 16, 2020

(Eastern Time)

4:00 PM - 4:02 PM

Welcome 
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

4:02 PM - 4:48 PM

Tackling Thyroid Conundrums: Hypothyroidism (Cold Cases)
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

4:48 PM - 5:24 PM

Tackling Thyroid Conundrums: Hyperthyroidism (Hot Messes)
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

5:24 PM - 5:53 PM

Thyroid Nodules: What You Need to Know
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

5:53 PM - 6:06 PM

Thyroiditis: More Common Than You Think
Presenters: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

6:06 PM - 6:26 PM

LIVE Q&A/Discussion
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Chris Sadler, MA, PA–C, CDE, DFAAPA

6:26 PM - 6:45 PM

Break/Visit Exhibits

6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

(1.0 Additional CME credit)

Cardiometabolism: New Approaches to Managing the Risks
Faculty: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

7:45 PM - 8:40 PM

Case Studies in T2DM Part 1    
Presenters: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

8:40 PM - 9:00 PM

LIVE Q&A/Discussion    
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

 

Day 2 Thursday, December 17, 2020

(Eastern Time)

3:28 PM - 3:30 PM

Welcome Back
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

3:30 PM - 4:22 PM

Case Studies in T2DM Part 2: Moving Beyond your Comfort Zone
Presenters: Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC;
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM   

4:22 PM - 4:41 PM

Diabetes Distress and Burnout
Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, BC-ADM, CDE   

4:41 PM - 5:00 PM

LIVE Q&A Discussion
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Donna Jornsay, MS, BSN, CPNP, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM   

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Break/Visit Exhibits

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

(1.25 CE/CME Additional Credit)

GLP-1 RAs Revisited - Hot Topics and FAQs Answered!
Faculty: Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM
This activity is provided by Medscape
Supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.

6:45 PM - 7:14 PM

Hypercalcemia, Parathyroid Disease: 3 Cases to Consider
Presenters: Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

7:14 PM - 7:47 PM

Osteoporosis: Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones or Maybe Not?
Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

7:47 PM - 8:15 PM

Q&A Discussion
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM
Richard S. Pope, MPAS, PA–C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA

 

Day 3 Friday, December 18, 2020

(Eastern Time)

9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Visit Exhibit Hall

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

(1.0 Additional CME Credit)

The Management of Diabetic Kidney Disease: The Expanded Role of NPs and PAs
Speaker: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
Supported by an educational grant from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

11:00 AM - 11:08 AM

Stretch Break

11:08 AM - 11:10 AM

Welcome Back            
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

11:10 AM - 11:44 AM

Pituitary – Case Based: Overview, Incidentalomas, When to Refer
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Speaker: Ashlyn Smith, PA-C

11:44 AM - 1:03 PM

Adrenal – Cushing’s, Adrenal Insufficiency, Adrenal Fatigue, Adrenal Incidentalomas
Presenters: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Ashlyn Smith, PA-C

1:03 PM - 1:53 PM

PCOS Update 2020: Common, Confusing and More Serious Than Ever
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN   

1:53 PM - 2:25 PM

LIVE Q&A Discussion
Moderator: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Ashlyn Smith, PA-C
Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA

2:25 PM - 3:06 PM

Hypertriglyceridemia, Cholesteremia. Guidelines & CVD Risk Reduction
Presenter: Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP

3:06 PM - 4:09 PM

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Inflammation & COVID: Surprising Links & Important Interventions    
Presenter: Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

4:09 PM - 4:30 PM

LIVE Q&A Discussion and Final Thoughts
Moderator: Scott Urquhart, PA–C, DFAAPA
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP

4:30 PM

Adjournment

   

Saturday, December 19, 2020

(Eastern Time)

Insulin Workshop

11 AM - 1:11 PM

Insulin Workshop
Faculty:
Davida Kruger, MSN, APRN-BC, BC-ADM
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA  

1:11 PM - 1:30 PM

LIVE Interactive Q&A

 

Additional On-Demand Enduring Sessions

OD1 30 minutes

Diabetes Sleuth. Could it be Type 1 Diabetes?
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN–BC, BC–ADM

OD2 25 minutes

The Cost and Cost Effectiveness of Managing Diabetes      
Ashlyn Smith, PA-C

OD3 60 minutes

Metabolic Mayhem: The Kidney in Crisis
Kim Zuber, PA-C

OD4 60 minutes

A Double-Edged Sword: The Impact of Glucocorticoids in People with Diabetes
Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC–ADM, CDTC

OD5 60 minutes

Nutrition: One Size Does Not Fix All
Ellen D. Mandel, DMH, MPA, MS, PA–C, RD, CDE

OD6 45 minutes

MANopause: Male Hypogonadism
Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM

OD7 60 minutes

Women’s Health Issues and Endocrine Disease: Menopausal Disorders and Hormones
R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP

   
   

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