Spot the Early Signs Education Program

The course is part of the Excellence in Pediatrics Institute's Peer2 Peer Education Program to train frontline healthcare professionals to detect, diagnose and refer children with serious conditions as early as possible.

The program aims to fight under-diagnosed or late-diagnosed conditions for which treatments are available and where early detection and early treatment could make a significant difference in the condition's development, the quality of life and the survival of patients.  

Spot the Early Signs of Metabolic Disorders

The course focuses on Metabolic Disorders covering Lysosomal Storage Disorders, with a focus on Fabry, Gaucher and MPS diseases. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Learn when Common Complaints are the Signs of Lysosomal Storage Diseases 
  2. Learn the Pediatrician’s Role in Identifying Gaucher Disease
  3. Learn the Physician's role in Identifying Fabry Disease
  4. Learn the Pediatrician’s Role in Identifying MPS Diseases



  • Upcoming events

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 01:00 PM

    Spotting the Signs of Inborn Errors of Metabolism in neonates and infants

    Session Format: Online Webinar
    Date: September 20, 2017 
    Time: 13:00 (Central European Summer Time)
    Language: English
    Registration: Free

    Maria_Gizewska.pngPresenter: Professor Maria Gizewska, Vice Head of the Department of Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Diabetology, Metabolic Diseases and Cardiology, Pomeranian Medical University, Poland. 

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    Learning Objectives: (1) How to undertake a comprehensive medical history of child suspected for inborn errors of metabolism? (2) How to identify the early signs of inborn errors of metabolism in neonates and infants? (3) How to avoid common misdiagnosis and confusion with other conditions?

    Spotting the Signs of Gaucher Disease in Pediatrics

    Session Format: Online Webinar
    Date: September 29, 2017 
    Time: 13:00 (Central European Summer Time)
    Language: Italian
    Registration: Free

    giovanni.jpegPresenter: Giovanni Ciana, Clinical expert, Centro di Coordinamento Regionale per le Malattie Rare, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria "Santa Maria della Misericordia", Italy. 

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    Learning Objectives: (1) Reviewing the signs that should raise a high suspicion of Gaucher disease (2) Differential diagnosis of the three clinical phenotypes (3) When to start treatment?

    Spotting the Early Signs of MPS Diseases

    Session Format: Online Webinar
    Date: October 11, 2017 
    Time: 13:00 (Central European Summer Time)
    Language: English
    Registration: Free

    SusanneKircher.jpgPresenter: Susanne Kircher, Ao.Univ. Prof. DDr. MBA, LSD metabolism screening and genetic counseling, Medizinische Universität Wien, Zentrum für Pathobiochemie und Genetik, Institut für Medizinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie, Institut für Medizinische Genetik, Wien, Austria

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    Mucopolysaccharidoses: A Primer for Pediatricians

    RECORDED WEBINAR  Presenter: Joseph Muenzer, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina. 
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