ACE Self Assessment Program 2018 - Disorders of the Adrenal Gland

The ASAP provides a core curriculum with updated information on the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and management of endocrine disease. The ASAP provides new and practicing endocrinologists with an updated knowledge base and opportunities to apply their clinical decision-making skills to real-world cases, thereby improving their competence in delivering optimal endocrine care. 

 

Chapters covered in Disorders of the Adrenal Gland:

Adrenal Insufficiency: Intekhab Ahmed, MD, FACP, FACE

Adrenal Hirsutism and Virilization: Kevin Furlong, DO

Adrenal Incidentalomas: Mary Kate McCullen, MD

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Cases: M. Tracy Bekx, MD

Cushing’s Syndrome: Jonathan Anolik, MD, FACP, FACE

Glucocorticoids: Tasha Kouvatsos, MD, FACP

Pheochromocytoma: Lindsay Bischoff, MD

Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Monika Shirodkar, MD

Target Audience

Clinical Endocrinologists and Endocrine Fellows-in-Training

Learning Objectives

After this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the pathophysiology of endocrine diseases
  • Recognize the relationship between pathophysiology and approach to evaluation, diagnosis, and management
  • Apply updated information to the diagnosis and management of endocrine diseases
  • Compare and contrast current and new therapeutic options for endocrine diseases
  • Improve competence in the diagnosis and management of patients with endocrine diseases
Additional information
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Available for MOC Points?: 
Yes
Practice Area: 
Adrenal
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.00 AMA
  • 15.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/15/2018
Course expires: 
01/15/2020
Cost:
$0.00

Section Editor

Intekhab Ahmed, MD, FACP, FACE

Professor of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Thomas Jefferson University

 Philadelphia, PA

Section Authors

Intekhab Ahmed, MD, FACP, FACE

Professor of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Thomas Jefferson University

 Philadelphia, PA

Jonathan Anolik, MD, FACP, FACE

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

M. Tracy Bekx, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology

Director of the Pediatric Diabetes Center

Co-Director of the Adolescent Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Clinic

American Family Children’s Hospital

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Madison, WI

Lindsay Bischoff, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, TN

Kevin Furlong, DO

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

Tasha Kouvatsos, MD, FACP

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

Mary Kate McCullen, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

Monika K. Shirodkar, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Program Director, Endocrine Fellowship

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

CME Credit

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 15.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Only those who receive a passing score will be eligible for MOC credit. Please allow two weeks for MOC points to appear within your account on the ABIM website.

Participation information will be shared with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).


LEARNER BILL OF RIGHTS

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) recognizes that you are a life-long learner who has chosen to engage in continuing medical education to identify or fill a gap in knowledge, skill or performance. As part of AACE’s duty to you as a learner, you have the right to expect that your continuing medical education experience with AACE includes:

CONTENT that:

  • Promotes improvements or quality in healthcare;
  • Is Valid, reliable and accurate;
  • Offers balanced presentations that are free of commercial bias for or against a product/service;
  • Is vetted through a process that resolves any conflicts of interest of planners, teachers or authors;
  • Is driven and based on learning needs, not commercial interests;
  • Addresses the stated objectives or purpose; and
  • Is evaluated for its effectiveness in meeting the identified educational need.

A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT that:

  • Supports learners’ ability to meet their individual needs;
  • Respects and attends to any special needs of the learners;
  • Respects the diversity of groups of learners; and
  • Is free of promotional, commercial and/or sales activities.

DISCLOSURE of:

  • Relevant financial relationships planners, teachers and authors have with commercial interests related to the content of the activity; and
  • Commercial support (funding or in-kind resources) of the activity.

For questions regarding this CME activity, please contact the AACE CME Department through the 'Contact Us' webform or cme@aace.com.

Copyright 2017, AACE. All rights reserved. No part of this enduring material may be reproduced or transmitted in any other form or by any other means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining written permission from AACE.

Available Credit

  • 15.00 AMA
  • 15.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/15/2018
Course expires: 
01/15/2020

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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