Clinical Presentation and Management of Endocrine Disorders

Module code: MD7256
Module co-ordinator: Ragini Burke

This module is aimed at medical professionals with a particular interest in specialist endocrinology conditions. It is suitable for Specialist Registrars, Specialist Endocrinology Nurses, Consultant Endocrinologists and Primary Care Health Care Professionals.

This module covers the clinical pathophysiology, presentation and management of common endocrine disorders. You will be able to critically appraise current research which supports clinical management in the areas of thyroid disease, adrenal and pituitary disorders and other less common endocrine conditions. Teaching will be based on formal presentations followed by extensive group case study discussions enabling you to adopt a reflective approach to clinical practice supported by academic underpinning.

Learning

  • 16 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 122 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 1 hour (20%)
  • Written assignment (80%)