Addison’s Disease Awareness & Care

This half-day Addison’s Disease Awareness & Care course is suitable for nurses and carers.


Addison’s Disease is a rare but life-threatening disease that affects a persons ability to produce glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid. This course explores the signs, symptoms and diagnosis methods and covers the use of emergency medication when required.

Course Contents

  • What is Addison’s disease
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Signs & symptoms
  • Diagnoses processes
  • Synacthen tests
  • Possible Causes
  • Drug Management
  • Emergency Medication

Course Outcomes

The learned content of this course is certificated by the CPD Certification Service and adds 3.5 hours of learning to the candidates’ portfolio.

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