2014 CME Symposia - Dinner Symposium B

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CME Dinner Symposium B

Friday · 7:00 - 9:00pm

Integrated Management of the Complexities of Cardiometabolic Diseases:
A Patient-Centric Team Approach

Supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Symposium Overview

Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has increased the emphasis on collaboration and teamwork in chronic disease management, the medical home and patient self-management. This unique symposium will discuss the challenges of managing the complex cardiometabolic patient and ways in which a multidisciplinary team approach with a focus on patient empowerment can reduce morbidity/mortality and improve long-term patient outcomes. Expert faculty will provide case examples demonstrating strategies for providing integrated care to type 2 diabetes patients with multiple risk factors.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the challenges of managing the complex cardiometabolic patient and ways in which a team-based approach will reduce morbidity/mortality and improve patient outcomes.
  • Maximize allied health professional engagement in team-based health care.
  • Develop effective communication strategies and collaborative care processes that will augment primary care provider/specialist relationships, with the goal of improving health outcomes of the cardiometabolic patient.
  • Actively engage patients in the self-management of their diabetes by providing education about cardiovascular (CV) disease prevention, adherence support for medication and other treatments, and tools and resources for self-management.
  • Develop and implement aggressive multifaceted and individualized strategies to attain treatment goals and improve patient outcomes.

Preliminary Agenda & Faculty

7:00 ? 7:05pm Welcome and Introductions Chairperson: Lawrence Blonde, MD
7:05 ? 7:30pm Models for Comprehensive Diabetes Care Presenter: Lawrence Blonde, MD
7:30 ? 7:55pm Overcoming Clinician/Patient Barriers to Treatment and Lifestyle Changes Presenter: Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE
7:55 ? 8:40pm Performance in Practice: A Case-Based Approach to Providing Integrated Care to Patients with Multiple Risk Factors
  • Implementing Team Care in Cardiometabolic Disease Management
  • Case Learning: Management of Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Multiple CVD Risk Factors
Presenters: Honey E. East, MD and Daniel M. Riche, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, Cardiometabolic Clinic at the University of Mississippi Health Care, with discussants: Lawrence Blonde, MD and Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE
8:40 ? 9:00pm Panel Discussion, Wrap?up and Q&A Moderator: Lawrence Blonde, MD
Discussants: Honey E. East, MD; Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE; Daniel M. Riche, PharmD, BCPS, CDE

Lawrence Blonde, MD

  • Lawrence Blonde, MD, FACP, FACE
  • Director, Ochsner Diabetes Clinical Research Unit
  • Frank Riddick Diabetes Institute
  • Department of Endocrinology
  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • New Orleans, LA

Honey E. East, MD

  • Endocrinologist
  • Premier Medical Group of Mississippi

Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE

  • Associate Research Scientist
  • Department of Learning Health Sciences
  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Ann Arbor, MI

Daniel M. Riche, PharmD, BCPS, CDE

  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • The University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Clinic Coordinator, Cardiometabolic Clinic

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