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New approaches to the management of growth hormone disorders

New approaches to the management of growth hormone disorders
  • Endocrinology and metabolism
Workshop by Excemed
Wednesday, Mar 4 2015
San Diego, United States
Registration status
Closed

Overview

Disorders  involving growth and Growth Hormone(GH) are a common problem around the globe affecting patients throughout the lifespan. Screening,diagnosis and management of these disorders, potentially leading to short stature and metabolic abnormalities, are significant challenges for healthcare professionals, who need to remain updated on the most recent developments and guidelines continuously. The focus of this educational activity will be on increasing knowledge levels of both diagnostic and management issues, as well as adherence, safety and emerging therapies related to patients with growth disorders.

Learning objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Enhance diagnostic and therapeutic approaches with the use of approved guidelines
  • Manage growth hormone therapy in different conditions and comorbidities
  • Use specific tools for achieving better treatment adherence
  • Improve the use of growth hormone therapy in the light of pharmacogenomics evidence and the long term effects of such treatments

Accreditation details

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. (TOPEC) and EXCEMED. TOPEC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM .

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accredited provider

The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative (TOPEC)

500 Office Center Drive

Suite 300

Fort Washington, PA 19034 – USA

Tel: 1-215-358-0555

Fax:1-215-358-0556

CME provider

EXCEMED - Excellence in Medical Education

Salita di San Nicola da Tolentino, 1/b - 00187 Rome, Italy

Tel.: +39-06-420 413 206

Fax: +39-06-420 413 677

info@excemed.org

 

EXCEMED is a Swiss Foundation with headquarters in 14, rue du Rhône, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland

Chair(s)

Pinchas Cohen

Dean
USC Davis School of Gerontology
Los Angeles, United States

Faculty

Jens Sandahl Christiansen, MD

FRCPI, Dr.Med.Sci.
Professor of Medicine

Department of Endocrinology MEA

Aarhus University Hospital, NBG

DK 8000 Aarhus C

Denmark

 

Andrew R. Hoffman, MD

Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs

Department of Medicine

Stanford University

Stanford (CA), USA

 

Nelly Mauras, MD

Division Chief - Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Nemours Children’s

Jacksonville (FL), USA

 

Ron G. Rosenfeld, MD

Professor and Chair of Pediatrics (emeritus)

Oregon Health & Science University

President, STAT5, LLC

Portland (OR), USA

Registration/Accommodation

Meridiano Congress International

Via Sapri, 6 - 00185 Rome, Italy

Congress Coordinator: David Slangen

Tel:  +39-06-88 595 250

Fax: +39-06-88 595 234

david.slangen@meridiano.it

Publication
Endocrinology and metabolism