Who Should Attend
Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, nurses and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the application of best practices involving pituitary physiology, pituitary tumors, and other neuro-endocrine disorders.
At the end of this activity, the learner should be able to recommend the appropriate diagnostic modalities for patients with pituitary disorders with subtle clinical findings to ensure early diagnosis and intervention by pituitary specialists, describe the appropriate treatment algorithms for patients with various types of pituitary tumors, select the appropriate medical/hormonal treatment options for pituitary disorders before and after surgery as well as in lieu of surgical intervention, and recognize the importance of accurate performance of critical diagnostic testing for post-operative hormonal and electrolyte dysfunction.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American College of Surgeons and Barrow Neurosurgical Institute. The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Continuing Nursing Education Group, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Total hours approved is 6.0. Arizona, Idaho, and Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Continuing Nursing Education Group.