This online short course is spread out over two weeks to accommodate a full-time working schedule. It includes a mix of learning experiences - six short live sessions (with a choice of 9:00am or 5:00pm ET), brief pre-recorded video seminars to review when convenient, and homework exercises. The curriculum also includes a live patient presentation and a special session addressing the role of the non-physician in patient diagnosis/management. The duration of the course allows a comprehensive review of the topic and the opportunity to apply the learned principles to several clinical situations. Repeat Course Date: November 1, 2021 (registration opens Sept 1, 2021 - see below)
Don't Miss A Treatable Disorder! Live in person mini workshop for free presented by Mark Korson, M.D. in Coral Gables, FL. He will be covering topics such as Why think about Metabolic Disease in Adults? Acute Abdominal Pain in an Adult Woman. Disorientation in a College Student. Acute Leg Pain with "Hematuria" in a High School Athlete. At the conclusion of this conference, you should be able to: 1) Explore the range of metabolic disease phenotypes in adults, 2) Identify those symptoms that suggest a "metabolic crisis", 3) Consider treatable metabolic causes of the following symptoms: - Acute abdominal pain - Acute encephalopathy - Acute muscle pain with myoglobinuria, 4) List routine lab testing that can raise suspicions about an acute inborn error of metabolism, 5) Describe a first-line approach to treating a (possible) metabolic crisis. Held on Sat Aug 28th, 2021.
In this elective, we will see/hear about patients who present with symptoms including stroke because of an underlying genetic metabolic disorder. We will learn a little bit about their diseases as well, and how we can diagnose such patients. Focus on organic acidemias, homocysteinemias, Fabry disease.