Fri, Nov 27 | A Virtual Conference

Caribbean Medical Nutrition Conference November 27 & 28, 2020

The Caribbean Medical Nutrition Conference (CMNTC) is a continuing education opportunity for healthcare professionals world-wide. The theme for this virtual conference titled “Improving Understanding of Diabetes Care” is geared towards all health care providers.
Registration is Closed
 Caribbean Medical Nutrition Conference November 27 & 28, 2020

Time & Location

Nov 27, 2020, 8:00 AM – Nov 28, 2020, 8:00 PM
A Virtual Conference

About the Event

Caribbean Medical Nutrition Virtual Conference

Friday, November 27, 2020

9 am – 2:30 pm Eastern Caribbean Time

(8am – 1:30 pm Jamaican | 9am - 2:30pm Antigua, Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago)

(Plus, Bonus Track Session: Saturday, November 28, 2020, 6 pm)

USD$40 or USD$10 per Session

Schedule

Friday, November 27, 2020

Opening Ceremony: 9 – 9:45 am ECT (Free: All Are Invited)

Greetings and Keynote Address

Conference Orientation

Session 1: 10  – 10: 45 am ECT Time (9 am Jamaica)

Obesity and Diabetes Prevention: An Introduction to Front of Package Label

Ms. Barbara McGraw & Ms.Vonetta Nurse

Global Health Advocacy Project - The Heart Foundation of Jamaica

Understanding Packaged Food & Beverage Composition: The Unhealthy Excess of Problem Nutrients in Packaged Foods Sales

Dr. Suzanne Soares-Wynter – (Clinical Nutritionist)

Caribbean Institute for Health Research – Jamaica

Session 2: 11 – 11: 45 am ECT Time (11 am Antiguan & Barbuda)

Diabetes in Adolescence - The Surmountable Challenge

Dr. Shivon Belle-Jarvis (Consultant Paediatrician) – Antigua & Barbuda

Session 3: 12 – 12: 45 am ECT Time (12 noon Antigua & Barbuda)

Improving Patient Adherence: The Art of Positive Behaviour Management

Harriet Liddie (Guidance Counsellor) Ministry of Education, Science and Technology – Antigua & Barbuda

Session 4: 1 - 2 pm ECT Time

Medical Nutrition Therapy and Diabetes 101

Presentation & Panel discussion: Healthcare professionals

Presented by Dietitians – Across the Region

Session 5: 2 – 2:30 pm ECT Time (2 pm Antigua & Barbuda and Barbados)

Fitness Fusion: Diabetes and Exercise – Technique is Everything

Miss Danielle Walwyn (Certified Fitness Instructor and Childhood Obesity Prevention Youth Advocate) – Barbados & Antigua & Barbuda

Ms. Falicia Goodridge (Certified Rehab Coach and Youth Fitness Specialist) – Barbados

Bonus Track

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Session 6: 6 – 7 pm Eastern Caribbean Time

The New Normal: Improving Practice with Technology [During Challenging Times]

Information Technology and Social Media Specialists

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