Conferences 2024 Virtual Diabetes Management Conference for School Nurses

Saturday, February 3, 2024 • 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Join Texas Children’s Hospital for a full-day virtual continuing professional development conference. This conference is designed to meet the educational needs of school nurses, dietitians, social workers and other healthcare providers in managing students with type 1 or type 2 diabetes in the school setting.

Registration Fee

  • $50.00: Non-Texas Children’s Hospital Licensed Professional
  • $25.00: Non-Texas Children’s Hospital Unlicensed Professional (no continuing professional education hours will be granted)
  • Texas Children's Hospital employees: waived and verified
  • Credit card payment is the only acceptable form of payment for registration.

Registration closes on Friday, 2/2/2024 at 5:00 pm

Target Audience

This program is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, dietitians, social workers and other healthcare providers who care for diabetic school age children.


  • 8:00 am – 8:05 am: Welcome & Instructions
  • 8:05 am - 9:05 am: Introduction to Diabetes – Bonnie McCann-Crosby, MD | Download presentation
  • 9:05 am - 9:50 am: Type 2 Diabetes – Sophia J. Ebenezer, MD | Download presentation
  • 9:50 am - 10:00 am: Bathroom Break
  • 10:00 am – 10:45 am: Diabetes Management Application – Kristen J. Davis, RD, LD, CDCES | Download presentation
  • 10:45 am - 11:30 am: Burnout in Diabetes – Katherine A. Gallagher, Ph. D | Download presentation
  • 11:30 am – 12:00pm: Research Updates – Serife Uysal, MD | Download presentation
  • 12:00 pm - 12:25 pm: Lunch Break
  • 12:25 pm – 1:10 pm: Diabetes Technology - Daniel J. DeSalvo, MD | Download presentation
  • 1:10pm – 2:10pm: Resources for Diabetes Management - Rebecca A. Butler, LMSW | Download presentation
  • 2:10 pm – 2:20 pm: Bathroom Break
  • 2:20 pm – 3:20 pm: Panel Discussion: Daily Diabetes Solutions for the School Nurse –
    • Caroline S. Elenburg, CDCES, RDN, LD
    • Krista N. Marston, BSN, RN, CDCES
    • Cynthia G. Sanders, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC; BC-ADM 
    • Mili M. Vakharia, APRN, FNP-C, CDCES

Vendor Virtual Demonstrations

Virtual Device Management Demonstration - Links to Vendor Demonstrations will be provided in the confirmation email once participants register. MS Teams Meetings platform will be used for this portion. The vendor demonstration portion of the conference is not inclusive of contact hours. Virtual Device Management Demonstrations will occur every 20 minutes with a 5 minute buffer.

3:25 pm – 5:25 pm: Virtual Device Management Demonstrations will occur every 20 minutes.

  • 3:25 pm – 3:45 pm: Dexcom
  • 3:45 pm – 4:05 pm: Freestyle Libre
  • 4:05 pm – 4:25 pm: Tandem
  • 4:25 pm – 4:45 pm: Omnipod
  • 4:45 pm – 5:05 pm: Medtronic
  • 5:05 pm – 5:25 pm: iLet

Contact Us

For questions on this conference, contact Jennifer H. Bailey, Community Outreach Coordinator at jjhiser@texaschildrens.org or 936-267-5285.

Accreditation Statement

Texas Children's Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity awards up to 6.5 contact hours.

Texas Children's Hospital will submit for prior approval for Continuing Professional Education units (CPEU's) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technician Registered. This continuing professional education activity awards up to 6.5 CPEU's for registered dietitian nutritionist and dietetic technician registered.

All presenters have reported no relationships with proprietary entities related to the content of this activity. Persons involved in the planning of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.