Module I: Endocrinology Course is organized by Tarsus CNS and will be held from Dec 13 - 15, 2018 at The Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America.
The target audience for this medical event is Internal Medicine, General Medicine, Family Practice, Endocrinologists, OB-GYNs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants involved in the treatment of patients with endocrine disorders.
Module I: Endocrinology, a core course in the Fellowship, is critical in helping to develop the necessary skills to treat complex patients and cases. This module will focus on the hormonal changes that manifest in both men and women through the aging process, in addition to a review of patient case studies and interactive discussion with leading hormone experts. Sessions will review the understanding of the physiology and biochemistry of sex hormones, coupled with learning protocols for hormone dosing.
Conference Objectives are:
• Interpret the structure of the sex hormones & their metabolism
• Review key signs & symptoms of adrenal fatigue and relevant lab testing
• Evaluate the differences between specialized compounding and manufacturing medications
• Discuss the various patient care areas that involve specialized compounding
• Recognize the hormonal changes that manifest during the aging process, including functions of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone & DHEA in the body
• Review the literature on synthetic & bio-identical hormone replacement
• Assess treatment, dosages, and side effects of BHRT
• Discuss roles of iodine in the body, and treatment of iodine deficiency
• Recognize symptoms of PMS and accompanying treatment modalities
• Review conventional & metabolic treatments for PCOS
• Recognize clinical manifestations of hypothyroidism
• Discuss treatment for hormone replacement, including compounded thyroid medications
• Investigate the importance of measuring hormonal tissue levels, in diagnosing hormonal imbalances & in monitoring bio-identical hormone replacement
• Evaluate the urine monitoring of hormone levels & metabolites, with specific algorithms for practice
• Discuss the methodology of scientific support for & the differences in, saliva, urine & blood testing of hormones
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.