PPMD Duchenne Clinician Care Conference

This year, PPMD will be hosting our first Duchenne Clinician Conference, January 24-26, 2018 at the Marriott Harbor in Sanibel, FL.

This conference will provide up to date clinical education, resources, materials and networking, supporting your ability to provide the very best care to your patients and families living with Duchenne.

Our robust agenda will cover comprehensive care and services for Duchenne at all stages of the diagnosis, from screening to adulthood. We sincerely hope that you will join us for this unique educational and enjoyable opportunity!

Duchenne Clinician Conference

  • Date & Time: January 24-26, 2018
  • Location: Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa, 17260 Harbour Pointe Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33908  
  • Cost for Target Audience: $350 until Dec. 1 / $400 Dec. 2 - Jan. 15
  • Cost for Industry Partners: $600 until Dec. 1 / $750 Dec. 2 - Jan. 15
    • Limit 2 attendees per company.
  • Syllabus & Agenda: Click here to download
  • Registration Deadline: January 15, 2018

Registration fee includes attendance to two full days of the PPMD Duchenne Clinician Conference, awarding continuing education credits upon completion. Additionally, the fee includes a reception held the night preceding the conference as well as breakfast, lunch, and snacks during the two conference days.

Target Audience

The conference is designed specifically for: physicians, advanced practice nurses (nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists), nurses, allied health professionals (genetic counselors, nutritionists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and social workers), psychologists, clinical researchers, education and behavioral specialists who provide healthcare and/or services for pediatric and adult patients and families living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Continuing Education Credit Information

On behalf of Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development, we are pleased to inform you that the following activity has been reviewed and designated as a jointly accredited activity. Please see the attached document for complete details.

Statements of Continuing Education Credit

Duke Health

2018 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) Duchenne Clinician Conference
Sponsored by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
Provided by Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development 

Jointly Accredited

Statement of Joint Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Joint Accreditation Continuing Education Credits

Category 1:  Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing CE: Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this live activity for 14.50 Credit Hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Pharmacotherapeutic Hours for Nurse Practitioners:  *(P = 0.5 hours) under an individual presentation title on the conference agenda designates pharmacotherapeutic hours for Nurse Practitioners for that particular presentation. Nurses Practitioners should claim only pharmacotherapeutic credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in designated pharmacotherapeutic hour presentations.

IACET Accredidation

IACET Statement of Accreditation

Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. 

IACET CEU Credit Statement 

As an IACET Accredited Provider, Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is authorized by IACET to offer 1.4 CEUs for this program.   

NOTE: All target audience members are eligible to receive continuing education credit upon successful completion of this conference. This conference does not issue certificates of attendance, and does not award partial IACET CEU continuing education credit for partial attendance. 

Please review the Conference Syllabus & Agenda for all information and requirements for receiving continuing education for the conference.

Accommodations

PPMD has a room block available at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa until January 3, 2018. The rate is $229/night. 

  • To call-in your reservation: 1-800-767-7777 and reference the group name (PPMD Care Professionals Meeting)
  • To book online: Book your group rate for PPMD

Register

Click the button below to register for this conference.