Session Format: Online Webinar. Language: English. Registration: Free.
Presenter: Jerzy Starzyk, Head of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology Department, Institute of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Poland (Presenter's Biography)
Learning Objectives: (1) Realise that seizures, crisis, shock and coma in children of different ages result frequently from hormonal deficiencies and lead to death if not diagnosed or properly treated (2) consider that most of these conditions may be easily diagnosed on the basis of very simple and commonly accessible assessments of serum glucose and electrolytes concentration (3) start the proper treatment before transition to paediatric endocrinologist and diabetologist.
The webinar is part of the Excellence in Pediatrics Peer 2 Peer Education Program to train frontline healthcare professionals to early detect, diagnose and refer children with serious conditions. The program aims to fight under-diagnosed or late-diagnosed conditions for which treatments are available and early detection and early treatment could make significant difference in the condition development, the quality of life and the survival of the patients.