Foundations of Diabetic Care Seminar

April 21, 2023    |  
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital
4301 Garth Road, Plaza II
First Floor Classroom
Baytown, Texas 77521
This accredited course offers 6.5 contact hours, with 3 pharmacology contact hours.
Complimentary Parking Available in Visitor Parking Lot.
Business Casual Attire Required.
Lunch will be provided 12 p.m - 1 p.m.
Nurses, bring your resumes.
Walk-in interviews will be accepted during this time for those unable to attend the full seminar.

Join Our Upcoming Seminar at Baytown Hospital


Over 10% of the U.S. population has diabetes; it is seen in patients of all ages. This seminar will review the fundamental principles of diabetes management. From a review of the physiology and pathophysiology concepts of the pancreas and diabetes to the three diabetic emergencies, an array of topics will be covered. Both the acute care, as well as the primary care aspects of management will be discussed, including the different classes of medications and management priorities. With this knowledge, attendees will be better equipped to manage patients with diabetes.


(order of events subject to change)

Statistics, Impact and History of Diabetes | Anatomy Review |
Physiology of Glucose Metabolism
Types of Diabetes | Diagnostic Criteria |
General Complications of Diabetes Diabetic Emergencies and Management
Medication Review
Lunch 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Medication Review (cont.)
Principles of Diabetes Management

Directions to the Event

Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital

First Floor Classroom
4301 Garth Road, Plaza II
Baytown, Texas 77521

The opening of the Grand Parkway has made it easier to commute to Baytown!

Hear From Dr. Michael D. Gooch

Board certified as an acute care, family and emergency nurse practitioner, Dr. Gooch is also board certified as an emergency, flight, transport and trauma nurse. A nationally recognized speaker and a published author, he has over 25 years of emergency and transport medicine experience.

Vicki Brownewell

Michael D. Gooch

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