- Amanda Reynierse, RN, BSN, MPH or Jennifer Jerusik BSN, RN
Dr. Alter will give an overview of the importance and role of the pituitary gland in children. He will describe the most common disorders which affect pituitary gland function. Current therapy of DI, prolactinoma, precocious puberty as well has hypopituitarism will be reviewed.
- Review the importance of pituitary function
- Review the presentation of pituitary disease in children.
- Discuss MRI of the pituitary correlates with clinical pituitary disease
- Review the various disease processes which affect the pituitary
ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statements: Jennifer Jerusik, BSN, RN (Moderator), Amanda Reynierse RN, BSN, MPH (Moderator), Donna Stephenson, MD (Moderator), Katie Lockwood, MD (Course Director) and Monica S. Williams (CME Planner) and others as appropriate have no relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company to disclose.
Craig Alter, MD (Speaker) has a financial relationship that has been mitigated though the CHOP CE Peer-Review Mitigation Process.
Related Specialties: Endocrinology, general pediatrics