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Nurse Practitioner Association of the District of Columbia

Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Pituitary Disease

Posted over 1 year ago by Ibironke Hernandez

Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
Location: Maggiano's Little Italy, Chevy Chase, MD

Specialties: Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ophthalmology 

Overview

Hosted by the MedStar Pituitary Center, this dinner series is designed to provide information on the diagnosis and management of pituitary tumors and the management of pituitary disease. This interactive program will included multidisciplinary case presentations from MedStar Pituitary Center's in-house physicians and provide ample time for questions and discussion.  Research protocols and review of literature may also occur.

Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will be able to;

  1. Recognize the normal anatomy and hormonal function of the pituitary gland and the imaging appearance of pituitary tumors.
  2. Describe the clinical presentation and hormonal evaluation of pituitary tumors.
  3. Identify the indications for surgical, medical and radiation treatment of pituitary tumors.

Registration

Registration is complimentary for healthcare practitioners, Advanced Registration is Required. 

Accreditation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.