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DIABETES AND RELATED CONDITIONS IN FIRST NATIONS POPULATIONS A

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									2009
DIABETES AND RELATED CONDITIONS IN FIRST NATIONS POPULATIONS: A GROWING CONCERN
February 16 - 19, 2009 Coast Discovery Inn & Marina Campbell River, BC

Limited Registration.
Presented by:

Diabetes Education Academy

Interprofessional Continuing Education The University of British Columbia A Team Approach to Learning

General Information
COURSE DESCRIPTION This four-day course will provide participants with current evidence-based information on diabetes care, heart disease and related conditions, and will help to identify the issues, concerns and needs of First Nations Populations dealing with this chronic disease. An interdisciplinary faculty of health care professionals will share their areas of expertise, and provide practice-oriented approaches to care and management with application to adults, youth, families, communities and health care providers. PURPOSE/GOAL The purpose of the course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to recognize the needs of people with diabetes and related conditions; to assist in the delivery of diabetes education, support programs and other relevant services; and to promote awareness of management and prevention strategies in the community. WHO SHOULD ATTEND This course is open to anyone who is working with or interested in the care and management of diabetes and related conditions, particularly in First Nations Populations, and would include the following: • Community health representatives/workers • Nurses • Family practitioners • Diabetes educators • Students • Dietitians • Pharmacists • Social workers PRE-READING REVIEW The course content is based on the current C.D.A. Clinical Practice Guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes in Canada. Pre-reading of the guidelines in advance of the course would be helpful for Health Care Professionals. The guidelines are found at www.diabetes.ca. REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds will be made (less a $50 processing fee) if written notice of withdrawal is received by February 2, 2009. No refunds will be granted for withdrawal after that date. Interprofessional Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel or move this program if registration is insufficient. • First Nations representatives /Administrators/ Managers • Traditional healers • Caregivers • Policy makers/ Government representatives • Other health care professionals and First Nations educators CREDITS This course is eligible for up to 24 contact hours of continuing education credits. They can be used for credits towards the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Maintenance Credit Portfolio. Please see our website at www.interprofessional.ubc.ca for information on continuing education credits for professional associations.
THIS COURSE OF SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS IS ENDORSED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA'S SCHOOL OF NURSING.

WHAT REGISTRATION INCLUDES • • • • Certificate of Attendance Resource materials and handouts Admission to Product, New Technology and Education Fair, and Sponsors' Booths Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks

GENERAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES • • • • Review different types of diabetes and related conditions among First Nations Populations Understand the impact of diabetes on the physical and psychosocial wellbeing of the individual, family and community Understand and discuss initiatives aimed at preventing, treating and managing diabetes and related conditions with experts in the field Assess needs and current gaps in services for those with diabetes in their community, and plan strategies and community education and support

LOCATION AND HOTEL INFORMATION The Coast Discovery Inn & Marina, 975 Shoppers Row, Campbell River, British Columbia, BC,Canada V9W2C4. Toll-free in North America: 1-800-663-1144; Tel: 250-287-7155 / Fax: 250-287-2213. Please make your own reservation by calling the hotel directly. Identify yourself with the Diabetes Educator Academy to receive the conference rate. Hotel tax of 10% and 5% GST must be added to all rates. Rate: $90.00 CDN for a comfort room. A block of rooms will be held at the DEA rate until February 1, 2009. The Coast Discovery Inn & Marina also offers hotel guests convenient access to the Tyee Plaza which houses retail shops, the Campbell River Visitors Information Centre and Chamber of Commerce.

FOR SPONSORSHIP/EXHIBITOR ENQUIRIES, UPDATES OR ANY OTHER QUESTIONS, PLEASE EMAIL IPDOCS@INTERCHANGE.UBC.CA OR CALL 604-822-7708 (TOLL-FREE 1-877-328-7744) OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE: WWW.INTERPROFESSIONAL.UBC.CA

Course Outline
This course is presented by the Diabetes Education Academy faculty, guest faculty who are experts in all fields of diabetes management, care and education, and the First Nations faculty, who will present in their areas of expertise.

Monday, February 16
Opening Ceremonies Morning • Overview of diabetes. Disease process. Types of diabetes. Signs and symptoms. Related conditions. • Prevention. Pre-diabetes. Metabolic syndrome. Diabetes screening. Heart disease. • How living with diabetes and related conditions can impact on individuals and families in First Nations People. Afternoon • Aboriginal Diabetes Outreach Team. • The impact of changing lifestyle choices on the overall health of communities and First Nations Populations. Prevention strategies. • Panel/Workshop: To identify current issues, concerns and needs of individuals and First Nations Populations living with diabetes and related conditions.

Tuesday, February 17
Morning • Management of diabetes in children and youth. Insulin management. • Strategies for managing type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adults • Sick day management. Hyperglycemia, Ketones. Hypoglycemia. Afternoon • Nutrition and healthy food choices in diabetes and heart disease. • Canada's food guide. Aboriginal food guide.
Product, New Technology and Education Fair - Display product booths - Stations for monitoring blood glucose, cholesterol levels and blood pressure - Educational materials. New technology. Management products, e.g. smoking cessation

Wednesday, February 18
Morning Workshops (Please choose AM1 or AM2)
• AM1: Self-management support strategies for health care professionals.
A three-hour training workshop which provides exercises, techniques and strategies for teaching people with diabetes and other chronic health care problems about their condition, and for successfully promoting self-management. (Workshop approved by the Ministry of Health)

Thursday, February 19
Morning • Preventing/managing complications. - Kidney disease. Eye disease. - Cardiovascular disease. - Erectile dysfunction. Neuropathy. Foot care. • Managing chronic illness and legal issues for First Nations Populations. Benefits, services and resources available, e.g. medical coverage, crisis intervention, other health benefits. Afternoon • Panel/Workshop: Networking. Assess current services and diabetes education and support programs available to meet community needs. • Closing Remarks.

• AM2: “Feasting for change: Reconnecting to Land, Food and Culture” Presentations by First Nations Health Council, Intertribal Health and Aboriginal Diabetes Outreach team members.for Community Health Representatives, Caregivers, First Nation Representatives and Educators, Elders and Family members.

• PM1: Pharmaceutical management. Oral medications. Insulin types. (For Health Care Professionals.) • PM2: “Diabetes Self Management, support and Advocacy. A community workshop.” (For Community Health Representatives, Caregivers, First Nations Representatives and Educators, Elders and Family members. • Plenary: “The Tenants of Cultural Competence/Cultural Safety in Health Care Education and Delivery” (For all.) • Plenary: Healthy lifestyle choices. Benefits of exercise, smoking cessation. (For all.)

Afternoon Workshops (Please choose PM1 or PM2)

NOTE: THERE MAY BE MINOR CHANGES/UPDATES TO THIS PROGRAM. PLEASE REFER TO OUR WEBSITE FOR ANY UPDATES: WWW.INTERPROFESSIONAL.UBC.CA

Meet the Presenters
COURSE CO-ORDINATORS:

RDoreen Hatton, RN, MSN
Formerly Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Diabetes Program at BC's Children's Hospital, Doreen has 20 years experience in diabetes care, education, counselling and advocacy. She is a researcher, clinician, published author and is an Adjunct Professor with the School of Nursing at UBC. Doreen is recognized internationally as an advisor on diabetes care and management.

Dr. Patrick McGowan, MSW, PhD. Health Promotion, Associate Professor, University of Victoria; Institute of Health Promotion, UBC; Self -Care Management Specialist. Pauline Melanson RN, BScN, CDE, CPT (BC) Certified Diabetes Educator for Campbell River. Advisor and Collaborator for this course. Doreen Yasui RDN, CDE. Dietitian, Nutritionist and specialist in Obesity. BC Children’s Hospital; School of Family & Nutrition Services. UBC. Kory Wilson LLB Chair of First Nations Studies at Langara College, Vancouver. Law and Ethnic Relations. Family Diabetes Management. John Simpson, Barister and Solicitor Manager of Community Services, and Sherilyn Thompson Fieldworker Community Services/First Nations. LSS of BC/ Susan Schaefer RN, CDE. Aboriginal Diabetes Clinical Educator. Victoria, BC. Darlene Martin, Manager. (Advisor), Erin Rowsell RD. and Fiona Devereaux RD. Aboriginal Health, Vancouver Island Health Authority.

Gloria Kuffner, RN, CDE, ACSM Exercise Specialist, MACS Program
Formerly Clinical Coordinator for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Diabetes Education at Burnaby Hospital, Gloria has 15 years experience as a Certified Exercise Specialist and in diabetes care and education. She is also a counsellor and specialist in smoking cessation, stress management, weight management and heart disease. GUEST FACULTY: Dr. Daniel Metzger MD, FAAP, FRCPC Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of BC; Pediatric Endocrinologist, BC Children’s Hospital. Sandy Murphy, RN, BScN, MHS (c) Aboriginal Health Liaison, Nurse, Campbell River Hospital.

Registration Form
4-day Course $695
February 16 - 19, 2009
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