2019 Diabetes Management of School Age Children

Date & Time

Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This conference is fully booked.

If you are interested in being on the waitlist due to any cancellations, please send an email to jjhiser@texaschildrens.org with the following information:
First & last name, Phone number, School & ISD (if applicable)
We will contact you on a 1st come, 1st serve basis.


Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands
17600 Interstate 45 South
The Woodlands, Texas 77384
2nd Floor Hospital Conference Center


Access Conference Center through 2nd floor garage bridge through Outpatient building to the bridge leading to the hospital

Signs and volunteers will be able to provide assistance.


Registration fee until 1/25/2019

  • Non-TCH RNs: $75.00
  • Non-RNs: $45.00
  • TCH RN or RD: waived

Late Registration open from 1/26/2019 till 2/1/2019

  • Non-TCH RNs: $85.00
  • Non-RNs: $55.00
  • TCH RN or RD: waived

Registration closes on 2/1/2019 at 5:00pm.
No onsite registration the day of the event.

Target Audience

This program is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, dietitians and any other provider who care for diabetic school age children.


Breakfast and Lunch will be provided

8:00am - 8:05am: Housekeeping and Instructions - Rebecca Hutchinson, BSN, RN, CDE

8:05am - 9:05am: Implications of Diabetes Management in the School Setting - Bonnie McCann, MD

9:05am - 10:05am: Diabetes Technology: How to Stay Current with Ongoing Technology Advancement - Min-Jye Chen, MD

10:05am - 10:20am: Break

10:20am - 11:20am: Practical Methods and Applications of Carb Counting in the School Setting - Katelyn Yzquierdo, MS, RD, CSP, LD

11:20am - 12:20pm: Psychosocial Effects of Managing Continuous Glucose Monitoring - (Setting Expectations of Glucose Monitoring with Parents) - Megan M. Purser, Ph.D

12:20pm - 12:50pm: Lunch

12:50pm - 1:50pm: Panel Discussion: Challenges of Diabetes Management in the School Setting - Siripoom McKay, MD; Cynthia G. Sanders, RN, MS, CPNP-PC; Sonia Guerra, CDE

1:50pm - 2:50pm: School Order Set Review - Rebecca Hutchinson, BSN, RN, CDE

2:50pm - 3:00pm: Break

3:00pm - 3:30pm: Vendor Fair (30 minutes rotating)

3:30pm - 4:00pm: Basic Skills Review (Hands on Practice) (30 minutes rotating) - Brook Marvin, MS, RD, CDE, LD

4:00pm - 4:30pm: ICR/CF: Doing the Math (Hands on Practice) (30 minutes rotating) - Sonia Guerra, RN, CDE

4:30pm - 4:45pm: Questions Survey Time & Conclusion


Texas Children's Hospital is an approved provider with commendation of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing education activity awards 4.8 contact hours

Texas Children’s Hospital is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 7 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.