Managing Endocrine disorders in primary care

Category
Medical and Dental Sciences
Date(s)
Tuesday 25th June 2013 (09:00-16:30)
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Course Summary

This one day course aims to provide an evidence based approach to the management of common endocrine diseases in the community. It provides a unique opportunity for lively and interactive discussion between primary care physicians and experts on a wide range of endocrine disorders.

Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of how to interpret abnormal biochemical and endocrine test results, when to investigate further and when to consider referral
  • An overview of recent national and international guidance regarding the management of thyrotoxicosis, thyroid nodules, subclinical thyroid disease and thyroid disease in pregnancy
  • The identification of sight threatening thyroid disease
  • How to manage various hormone replacement therapies in the community
  • An understanding of the management of obesity in primary care
  • The community management of adrenal gland disorders
  • Practical advice regarding the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome

Speakers

Professor Paul Stewart – Professor and Dean of Medicine, University of Birmingham
Professor Jayne Franklyn, William Whithering Professor of Medicine, University of Birmingham
Professor Wiebke Arlt, Professor of Medicine, University of Birmingham
Professor Hisham Mehanna, Chair of Head and Neck Surgery, University of Birmingham

Course details

Duration 
One day

Location
Primary care clinical sciences, University of Birmingham

Is this course accredited?
This is a 1 day CPD accredited course

Fees
£50 per person 

How to apply
Register for this course using a debit / credit card at our online shop  
For further information please contact Tamara Ball
Email: t.c.ball@bham.ac.uk   
Tel: 0121 414 3281