This half-day Addison’s Disease Awareness & Care course is suitable for nurses and carers.
Addison’s Disease Awareness & Care
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.
- What is Addison’s disease?
- Signs & symptoms
- Synacthen tests
- Drug Management
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Diagnoses and processes
- Possible Causes
- Emergency Medication
The learned content of this course is certificated by the CPD Certification Service and adds 3.5 hours of learning to the candidates’ portfolio.