Second Annual Human Growth Foundation Pediatric Endocrine Update for The Primary Care Provider
1. Recognize the clinical manifestations of adrenal insufficiency in the pediatric population for early recognition and timely referral in order to decrease morbidity associated with this condition.
2. Recognize the most common types of thyroid dysfunction in children and appropriate interpretation of subtle thyroid hormone test abnormalities to help avoid unnecessary referrals to subspecialty care.
3. Recognize the most common forms of rickets in pediatrics and understand newly developed approaches to treatment of some forms of hypophosphatemic rickets.
4. Recognize the physiology of glucose control in the early neonatal period to distinguish adaptive changes in glucose homeostasis versus pathologic forms of hypoglycemia.
5. Recognize manifestations of gender dysphoria to initiate the initial steps of counseling and appropriate referrals.
6. Understanding of abnormalities in pubertal development and normal variants
This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.25 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 0.25 Attendance