Pediatric Endocrinology Course

The course is free to attend and a certificate of attendance will be provided by the Excellence in Pediatrics Institute for those who will attend all sessions of the course.

ONLINE SESSION END-S1: Growth Disorders in Children. Growth chart, clinical findings and further evaluation

♦︎ Date: Friday, Oct 12, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central European Summer Time)
♦︎ Language: English
Presenter:ALAN ROGOL, Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics and Pharmacology, University of Virginia, USA
♦︎ Learning Objectives: (1) Define the range of normal growth during infancy / childhood /adolescence (2) Understand standardised growth charts and how to interpret a growth trajectory (3) Plan a parsimonious evaluation for growth disorders before referral to a sub-specialist

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ONLINE SESSION END-S3: Avoiding Misdiagnosis - Clinical Manifestations of Lysosomal Storage Disorders for Pediatric Endocrinologists and General Pediatricians

♦︎ Date: Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central European Summer Time) 
♦︎ Language: English 
♦︎ Presenter: NATALIA BELOVA,
Pediatric Endocrinologist and Clinical Geneticist, RUSSIA 
♦︎ Learning Objectives:
(1) Understand how metabolic disease may present to a paediatric endocrinologist (2) Review the main endocrine signs of mucopolysaccharidosis and other metabolic disorders (3) Consider the signs and symptoms which should raise a suspicion in the differential diagnosis to common endocrine condition

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ONLINE SESSION END-S2: Clinical entities in diabetes. Adjust Insulin Settings. Devices and Technologies

♦︎ Date: Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central European Summer Time) 
♦︎ Language: English 
♦︎ Presenter: REVITAL NIMRI,
Director of the Scientific and Technology Diabetes Service, Diabetes Technology Center at the Institute for Endocrinology and Diabetes, National Center for Childhood Diabetes, Schneider Children's Medical Center, ISRAEL 
Learning Objectives: (1) Define the need for other outcomes beyond A1c for evaluation of diabetes glycemic control (2) Discuss clinical cases and practical steps for data analysis and interpretation of continuous glucose monitoring (3) Examples of App's, eco-system and big data to enhance decision support tools for diabetes management 

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ONLINE SESSION END-S4: Management approach of secondary osteoporosis in children with chronic disease

♦︎ Date: Friday, Oct 26, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central European Summer Time)
♦︎ Language: English
♦︎ Presenter:NICK SHAW,
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Clinical Lead for Complex Childhood Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Birmingham Children's Hospital, ESPE Summer School Coordinator, Honorary Professor, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM
Webinar Learning Objectives: (1) Understand the key factors causing secondary osteoporosis in children (2) Review the current literature on the topic (3) Consider potential diagnostic and treatment options 

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