March 13–14, 2019

Please Note: This event has already occurred.

March 13–14, 2019
Nevada Chronic Disease Summit

Propelling Innovative Strategies to Control Chronic Disease

The Nevada Quality and Technical Assistance Center, QTAC, is coordinated by Dignity Health- St. Rose Dominican Hospitals. The QTAC seeks to establish a statewide system for evidence-based models of chronic disease and diabetes self-management. As the hub of evidence-based programs, the QTAC exist to facilitate the establishment of the infrastructure and referral systems for these programs, as well as support the ongoing capacity for the delivery of self-management programs in Nevada. The QTAC's mission is to advance evidence-based programs for Nevada communities through structured communication, multi-level coordination and training leaders. The QTAC is committed to developing partnerships with like-minded organizations to contribute to the overall well-being of individuals, communities, and Nevada.

Program Overview

This two-day Summit will focus on statewide and local efforts related to preventing, controlling, and managing chronic disease in Nevada. The summit will showcase successes in the fight against chronic disease issues as well as the innovative and successful programs being developed and implemented in our state. The Summit will provide insights into the accomplishments of statewide, local community-based, and healthcare organizations that are organizing efforts to control chronic disease. In collaboration, we can discuss positive models of change and best practices.

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Desired Learning Outcomes

By attending the summit participants will be motivated in implementing strategies to address the burden of Chronic Disease in our communities. As the result of the program, participants will discuss multidisciplinary approaches to the management of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, identify the roadmap between primary care and public health in integrating their works with the larger goals of population health, and collaborate with statewide and local community based and healthcare organizations.

Who Should Attend

The Chronic Disease Summit is designed for health care professionals and community stakeholders who are interested in finding innovative strategies to control the chronic disease burden in our state. This Summit will present a unique opportunity for attendees to participate in an engaging environment that is dedicated to sharing the successes, empowering all who attend.

Registration

The per-participant registration fee is $50 and includes two breakfasts, two lunches, CME/CE certificate, and access to electronic handouts. The registration deadline is March 1, 2019. A discounted rate of $25 is available for students (must show current student ID at check-in).  

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received by March 1, 2019 will receive a full refund less a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations after March 1, 2019 are non-refundable. For additional information, please call (775) 784-4791, or email tduggan@med.unr.edu.