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CSEM Knowledge Transfer Activities

May 12, 2021: KTA #3 — Challenging Diabetes: Hyperglycemia in Cushing’s and Acromegaly

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe the unique challenges of managing diabetes in Cushing’s Syndrome and acromegaly
  • Describe how treatment of Cushing’s Disease and acromegaly can affect glycemia
  • Apply motivational interviewing techniques to support improved health and well-being
  • Recognize the importance of multi-disciplinary approach

April 28, 2021: KTA #2 — Androgen Misuse and Abuse

An interactive and in-depth discussion that featured international experts to help navigate the challenging and controversial topic.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Discuss laboratory features suggestive of androgen misuse/abuse
  • Discuss impact of androgen misuse/abuse including hypogonadism in men
  • Identify counseling strategies for patients
  • Recognize key considerations for endocrinologists when consulted by family physicians

April 14, 2021: KTA #1 — Growth Hormone Deficiency: New Options for Treatment & Long-Acting Therapies

An engaging, interactive presentation and discussion on advances in growth hormone therapy.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe pediatric and adult indications for prescribing growth hormone (GH)
  • Discuss barriers that limit adherence to GH replacement treatments and strategies to mitigate them
  • Compare efficacy of daily treatment vs long-acting treatment


November 13, 2020: 2nd Annual Canadian Acromegaly Summit: The Journey of Acromegaly Patients During the Pandemic

Part 1: Acromegaly Summit Lectures - Management of Acromegaly; Acromegaly and Psychiatric Inequality; Quality of Life in Acromegaly; Management of Patients with Acromegaly during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Part 2: Acromegaly Case Discussions:

  • Case 1 — illustrated some indications for screening, broad differential diagnoses, ranging from lab issues, delayed puberty, exogenous use, early or latent acromegaly to clinically silent somatotroph adenomas
  • Case 2 — illustrated medical treatment strategies (options) with an emphasis on pre-operative medical management of patients with acromegaly

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Define the best practice in the investigation and management of comorbidities in patients with acromegaly
  • Recognize the psychopathology in patients with acromegaly and the gender bias
  • Identify factors that contribute to the impaired quality of life in patients with acromegaly
  • Appreciate the potential impact of the COVID-19 infection and the challenges associated with the care of acromegaly patients during the pandemic

June 25, 2020 - Your Changing Practice: The Impact of COVID-19 on Endocrinologists — COVID-19, Adrenal Insufficiency, and Stress Management: For Your Patients (and You)

This discussion forum focused on stress management for physicians and their patients during the pandemic situation, specifically patients with adrenal insufficiency and diabetes.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Address in an empathetic way the concerns of patients living with Addison’s Disease, Hypopituitarism and Diabetes during a pandemic (fears regarding health as well as access to medications and medical resources)
  • Describe sick-day dosing rules and emergency protocols
  • Discuss impact of stress on patient health
  • Apply strategies to maintain balance in their own lives: stress management techniques

June 11, 2020 - Your Changing Practice: The Impact of COVID-19 on Endocrinologists — Virtual Care Discussion Forum

This discussion forum focused on stress management for physicians and their patients during the pandemic situation, specifically patients with adrenal insufficiency and diabetes.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe appropriately informed and optimal virtual practice
  • Discuss limitations of virtual practice and recognize clues to minimize lapses in care
  • Consider impacts of transitioning to and back from virtual practice — what next?
  • Utilize effective communication: planning and implementation


Endocrine Society ESAP Courses


Some Endocrine Society’s ESAP programs have been reviewed and approved by CSEM for Section 3 credits. You may claim a maximum of 40 hours. Credits are calculated automatically in MAINPORT.



mdbriefcase

Current courses in the field of Endocrinology offered by mdBriefCase are available on their website. These programs are designed to further the knowledge of healthcare professionals with the ultimate goal of improving patient care.

Note: you must be logged into mdBriefCase's website to access these courses. Registration is free to CSEM members.