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Pillboxes & Pantries – Treatment for the Whole Patient

Wilder Foundation
451 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 8:00am CT - 4:00pm CT
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451 Lexington Parkway North, Saint Paul, MN 55104

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Topic

Nutrition, rashes, hair loss, skin cancer, injectable diabetic medications, weight management options, depression and anxiety, medical cannabis, the MN APRN legislative update, and tai chi to get us up and moving!

Speaker(s)

Carolyn Denton, MA. LN; Brittney Busse, PA-C; Kylee Funk, PharmD; Janet Larson, PhD, PMHNP, FNP-BC

Credits Offered

This event offers 5.75 contact hours to attendees (2.0 Pharmacology credits) .


Additional Information

MNNPs Fall Conference will focus on Nutrition, rashers, hair loss, skin cancer, injectable diabetic medications, weight management options, depression and anxiety, medical cannabis, and tai chi to get us up and moving!

Carolyn Denton, MA, LN, will present how nutrition can affect your immune system, healthy diets, and what to include in patient education. How to motivate people to make lifestyle changes. As a Licensed Nutritionist, Carolyn's work focuses on nutrition for general health and disease prevention and as a complementary therapy for existing chronic and degenerative diseases.

Brittney Busse, PA-C, will present how to maintain healthy skin, how to present skin cancer, and what basic information to share with patients. What to look for and where to refer to dermatology. She will cover how diets affect specific skin diseases and how alcohol intake can aggravate psoriasis, and present data on hair loss; causes, and treatments.

Kylee Funk, PharmD, discusses newer diabetes medications and presents the benefits of these classes of medications, risks and costs, and the criteria to decide which type of patients will benefit the most from these medications. Participants will discuss medications in small groups.

Janet Larson, PhD, PMHNP, FNP-BC, is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner for Riverwood, Janet Larson assesses, diagnoses, and treats individuals with behavioral health disorders.  She also manages psychotropic medication as needed while promoting mental well-being for patients. In addition to seeing patients at Riverwood’s three clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor, she works as a psychiatric hospitalist to manage acute psychiatric emergencies at Fairview hospital. Janet will discuss treatment of depression and anxiety in primary care.

Event Agenda

Pillboxes & Pantries – Treatment for the Whole Patient

Event Agenda

Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 8:00am CT - 4:00pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
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Saturday, November 12, 2022

  • 8:00am - 8:05am

    Welcome

    Sara McCumber, DNP, APRN, CNP, CNS, President, MNNP

  • 8:05am - 8:35am

    Tai Ji Quan, Moving for Better Balance

    David Stewart
    0.5 CE Credits

    Participants should wear comfortable clothes to the conference
    Incorporate the benefits of Tai Chi - maintain strength, flexibility, and balance!
    Described as “meditation in motion”
    Tai chi differs from other types of exercise in several respects. The movements are usually circular and never forced, the muscles are relaxed rather than tensed, the joints are not fully extended or bent, and connective tissues are not stretched. Tai chi can be easily adapted for anyone, from the fittest people to those confined to wheelchairs or recovering from surgery.

  • 8:40am - 9:45am

    Food as Medicine-The Mediterranean Diet

    Carolyn Denton, MA, LN, Penny George Health and Healing Institute. As a Licensed Nutritionist, Carolyn's work focuses on nutrition for general health and disease prevention and as a complementary therapy for existing chronic and degenerative diseases.
    1.25 CE Credits

    Carol will present the science of nutrition, how nutrition can affect your immune system, healthy diets-what to include in patient education, how to motivate people to make lifestyle changes. Carol will allow 15 minutes for questions

  • 9:45am - 10:45am

    Maintaining Healthy Skin-How to Prevent Skin Cancer

    Brittney Busse, PA-C, M Health, Department of Dermatology
    1.25 CE Credits

    Brittany will share what basic information you need to share with patients about skin cancer screening, what to look for and when to refer to dermatology, how diet affects specific skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, rosacea. She will discuss how alcohol intake can aggravate psoriasis, and present data on hair loss: causes, treatments. Brittany will allow 15 minutes for questions

  • 10:45am - 11:00am

    Break

  • 11:00am - 12:00pm

    MN APRN Legislative Update

    Maureen O’Connell, O'Connell Consulting, LLC.

    15 minutes will be allowed for questions.

  • 12:00pm - 12:45pm

    Lunch

  • 12:45pm - 1:30pm

    Are You Using GLP-I and SGOT-2 in Your Diabetic Patients?

    Kylee Funk, PharmD
    1.5 CE Credits

    Kylee will present the benefits of these classes of medications, risks and costs. Criteria to decide which type of patients will benefit the most with these medications (focus on SGLT2, GLP1 classes) 10 minutes: Participants discuss cases in small groups. Kylee will allow for 10 minutes of questions.

  • 1:30pm - 2:10pm

    Comprehensive Weight Management Program

    Kylee Funk, PharmD, is an associate professor at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. In this role, she provides comprehensive medication management (CMM) in a primary care clinic several days a week.

    Kylee will focus on weight management options (approved medications for chronic use, bariatric surgery) 10 minutes: Participants discuss cases in small groups. Kylee will allow 10 minutes for discussion on weight management options.

  • 2:15pm - 3:20pm

    Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care

    Janet Larson, PhD, PMHNP, FNP-BC

    As a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner for Riverwood, Janet Larson assesses, diagnoses, and treats individuals with behavioral health disorders. She also manages psychotropic medication as needed while promoting mental well-being for patients. In addition to seeing patients at Riverwood’s three clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor, she works as a psychiatric hospitalist to manage acute psychiatric emergencies at Fairview hospital.

  • 3:20pm - 4:00pm

    Closing Reparks and Student Posters

    Sara McCumber, DNP, APRN, CNP, CNS, President, MNNP

    Closing Remarks then please visit the student posters!

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