2023 Live (in-person) Diabetes Management CNE Nursing Conference

Lake Buena Vista, FL US
March 16, 2023 to March 17, 2023

This conference is offered in person
Eastern time zone

March 16-17, 2023 - Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Orlando, FL - Eastern time zone

The Diabetes Management 2023 CNE conference is designed to provide an overview of diabetes management including updates to the 2023 ADA Standards of Care, implementing ADA recommendations and algorithms in clinical practice, advances in diabetes technology, patient education, nutrition, cardiovascular and mental health living with diabetes, and cultural aspects of care.

This continuing education activity is provided by a CBDCE Recognized Continuing Education Provider. Contact hours are applicable for CBDCE renewal.

6.50 ANCC hours apply toward advanced practice nursing pharmacology credits.

A student rate is available. Please email cne@mayo.edu for details.

Target Audience

This CNE conference is designed for nurses and healthcare professionals caring for patients with diabetes in all care settings.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Outline the updates to the 2023 ADA Standards of Care
  • Delineate implementation of ADA recommendations and algorithms in clinical practice
  • Identify new technologies for diabetes care
  • Describe management of a patient with diabetes focusing on cardiovascular, mental health, nutrition, and patient education



Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.75 ANCC
  • 13.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/16/2023 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/17/2023 - 4:00pm

March 16, 2023

March 16, 20237:00 AMRegistration, Breakfast, and Exhibits 
March 16, 20238:00 AMDiabetes Nurse Update - What's New in the 2023 ADA StandardsBeverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM
March 16, 20239:30 AMNurse-Led Implementation of Current ADA Recommendations Into PracticeChristine Aliory, APRN, MSN, AGCNS-BC, ONC, CURN;  Marny Carlson, MS, RN, RN-BC; Michelle Perry, BSN, RN, CDCES; Melinda Leighton, RN, CDCES
March 16, 202310:30 AMBreak and Exhibits 
March 16, 202311:00 AMDiabetes Technology Here and NowJada Hougen, MSN, RN, CDCES and Stacy Reiser, BSN, RN, CDCES
March 16, 202311:45 AMAdvances in Diabetes TechnologyJada Hougen, MSN, RN, CDCES
March 16, 202312:30 PMLunch and Exhibits 
March 16, 20231:45 PMDiabetes and Patient Education - Strategies to Teach Adult LearnersRachel Johnson, MA
March 16, 20232:30 PMPharmacy Updates in Diabetes ManagementAngela Coulter, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
March 16, 20233:30 PMBreak and Exhibits 
March 16, 20233:45 PMMore Than Physical: The Mental and Emotional Impact of DiabetesAllison Nimlos, MA, LMFT
March 16, 20235:00 PMAdjourn 


March 17, 2023

March 17, 20237:00 AMBreakfast and Exhibits 
March 17, 20238:00 AMExperts Weigh in On the AACE and ADA GuidelinesOmar El Kawkgi, MB, BCh, BAO and Kaitlin Yost, PharmD, BCACP, RPh
March 17, 20239:00 AMPlant-Based Eating and DiabetesAmy Kimberlain, RDN, LDN, CDCES
March 17, 202310:00 AMBreak and Exhibits 
March 17, 202310:30 AMDiabetes Management Curriculum Design for Inpatient Nurses: Where to Start and Where to Stop?Marny Carlson, MS, RN, RN-BC, NPD-BC
March 17, 202311:00 AMWho Educates the Nurse Educator? Tips and Tricks for the Ambulatory NurseStacy Reiser, BSN, RN, CDCES
March 17, 202311:30 AMInpatient Hyperglycemia and HypoglycemiaPankaj Shah, MD
March 17, 202312:00 PMLunch and Exhibits 
March 17, 20231:15 PMInsulin Treatment - Initiation and TitrationPankaj Shah, MD
March 17, 20231:45 PMGlycemic Impact on Surgical Outcomes in Patients with DiabetesMichelle Perry, RN, BSN, CDCES
March 17, 20232:45 PMBreak and Exhibits 
March 17, 20233:15 PMTaking Diabetes Medications to HeartSusan Miller King, MSN, FNP-C, BC-ADM
March 17, 20234:15 PMCommunity Outreach and Engagement Research; Educating, Encouraging and Empowering Communities to Improve Their Health and WellnessNoreen Stephenson, MA, MEd
March 17, 20235:15 PMAdjourn 


Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
1000 West Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
United States

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees and their guests at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at a rate of $245/night. To ensure your reservation, please plan to book prior to February 13, 2023.

Guests may book their rooms online or by calling (407) 939-4686.

Course Director

Denise Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
Nursing Education Specialist-Continuing Nursing Education Program
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Department of Nursing
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Featured Faculty

Beverly Dyck Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM
President and Founder, Diabetes Education Services

As president of Diabetes Education Services for 25 years, Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM, believes that we can improve diabetes care through education, advocacy and curiosity.  Beverly is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) and adjunct professor at Touro University. As a Diabetes Nurse Specialist at a local Indian Health Clinic, she keeps her clinical skills fresh through one-on-one consultation, provider collaboration and quality improvement initiatives.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

As an Approved Provider for CBDCE, these contact hours are applicable to CDCES renewal. 

Credit Statements

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 13.75 ANCC contact hours. 

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

Available Credit

  • 13.75 ANCC
  • 13.75 Attendance

If you are interested in being an exhibitor or featured sponsor, send an email to our CNE conference coordinator Megan Hylland.


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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cne@mayo.edu.

If the cancellation is made prior to the start of the activity, a refund less an administration fee of $25 will be issued. If the cancellation is made after the start of the activity, no refund will be issued. All refunds will be made using the same method as the original payment.


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