Sjogren's Syndrome A Systemic Disorder of Exocrine Glands is organized by ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation and will be held during Aug 06, 2012 - Oct 06, 2019.
The target audience for this medical event is multiple professions, including pharmacists, dietitians, health educators, laboratory professionals and physicians. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 Contact Hours.
Sjogren's syndrome is a systemic chronic inflammatory disorder that usually affects exocrine organs. The majority of individuals with primary Sjogren's syndrome present with sicca symptoms that include dry eyes, dry mouth and parotid gland enlargement. Treatment of Sjogren's syndrome is symptomatic and patient satisfaction remains poor. A small but significant portion of patients with gland enlargement will develop lymphoma; early diagnosis and detection is key. The prognosis for patients with Sjogren's syndrome depends on the number of organ systems involved.
Conference Objectives are :
The goal of this program is to inform pharmacists, dietitians, health educators, laboratory professionals and physicians about Sjogren's syndrome. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
• Briefly describe the pathophysiology of Sjogren's syndrome
• Identify organ systems that may be affected and signs and symptoms that will manifest as a result
• Describe treatment strategies for symptomatic relief of Sjogren's syndrome
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Rheumatology, Immunology and Microbiology