Endocrinology and Rheumatology: The Most Useful Topics from Two Specialties

Following this course, the participant should be able to describe the epidemiology and etiologies of various commonly seen diseases within the specialties of Endocrinology and Rheumatology; develop a practical and cost effective approach to the use and ordering of laboratory and imaging tests to derive a reasonable differential or final diagnosis; identify the treatment options available and choose appropriate specialty referral or follow-up. This activity is expected to result in increased confidence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and referral or follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes.

When indicated in the specific objectives, emphasis will be on current guidelines and evidence-based medicine with a focus on diagnosis, treatment and when to refer. Since the specialties of Endocrinology and Rheumatology impact patient populations of all demographics, there is a need for providers to be up-to-date on common Endocrine and Rheumatologic diseases; therefore, this course was designed as a review and update for all practitioners at the level of a practicing physician.

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   Endocrinology and Rheumatology: The Most Useful Topics from Two Specialties  1-5 Feb 2010, Sarasota, FL, United States (680)

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