Session Format: Online Webinar. Language: English. Registration: Free.
Amel Karaa, Clinical Director, Lysosomal Storage Diseases Program Massachusetts General Hospital & Instructor of Medicine Harvard Medical School.
Aimed at frontline pediatric healthcare professionals, attendees will acquire a better understanding of the signs and symptoms of lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) including the ability to identify the key diagnostic features of LSDs and differentiate them from more common diseases. Pediatricians will learn the appropriate ‘next steps’ to take after a diagnosis and how to maximize treatment for the patient.
Learning objectives: (1) Understanding the signs and symptoms of lysosomal storage diseases. (2) Identifying the key diagnostic features of lysosomal storage diseases and differentiate them from more common diseases. (3) Understanding the ‘next steps’ to take after a diagnosis and how to maximize treatment for the patient.
The webinar is part of the Excellence in Pediatrics Peer2 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.