The 4th National Symposiumon Pituitary Disorders (Pituitary2006)

Venue: Renaissance Tampa International PLaza

Location: Tampa, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 05, 2006 End Date/Time: Oct 08, 2006
Registration Date: Oct 05, 2006
Early Registration Date: Sep 05, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 05, 2006
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Description

This course will explore new medical and surgical approaches in the diagnosis and management of patients with pituitary disorders. The focus will be on the day-to-day impact and management of pituitary disorders on metabolic and endocrine function in children, adolescents, and adults. Topics of interest include androgen deficiency in women, growth hormone replacement in children and adults, acromegaly, pituitary surgery, radiation therapy, nutritional interventions, head trauma, and cognitive impairment.

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of South Florida College of Medicine and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and All Children’s Hospital. The University of South Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of South Florida College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists: The University of South Florida College of Medicine is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. This activity is offered for up to 13.25 hours of continuing education credit. The University of South Florida College of Medicine maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Nurses: The University of South Florida College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is for 15.9 contact hours.

Social Workers: The University of South Florida College of Public Health is an approved provider (BAP#433 – Exp. 3/31/07) of continuing education credits for clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, and mental health counseling. This program has been reviewed and approved for up to 15.9 contact hours.

Space is limited; please register early at www.cme.hsc.usf.edu/pituitary!
Registration includes program materials, welcome reception for participants, continental breakfasts, lunches, and breaks during the symposium.

Special rates will be available for patients and their family members. Please contact the Office of Continuing Professional Development for more information: 813.974.4296 or 800.852.5362.

By 9/5/06 After 9/5/06
Physicians $375 $425
All Others $200 $225


Upon the completion of this program, the participant should be able to:

Properly diagnose and manage pituitary disorders in children, adolescents, and adults.
Describe the genetic causes of pituitary disorders.
Discuss the importance of growth hormone during the transitional period from adolescent to adult.
Discuss updates in the medical and surgical management of patients with pituitary disorders.
Discuss cognitive changes in individuals with hypothalamic-pituitary disease and introduce new medical and behavioral therapies.
Discuss head trauma and its role in pituitary hormone deficiency.
Describe associated causes of osteoporosis and discuss options for treatment.
Discuss the management of diabetes mellitus types I and II in hypopituitary patients.
Recognize genetic and pathogenic causes of pituitary tumors.
Describe new concepts in pituitary surgery.
Evaluate cranial approaches to cavernous sinus tumors.
Apply perioperative management of surgical patients
Evaluate an unusual case of pediatric Cushing’s syndrome, including diagnosis and treatment.

Program Agenda

Thursday, October 5, 2006

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Registration Open
Session IA
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Evaluation of Pituitary Mass Treatment of Acromegaly (Shlomo Melmed, MD)


Friday, October 6, 2006

7:00 am – 8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 8:30 am Welcome and Introductions
Session IB
8:30 am – 9:15 am Genetic Causes of Pituitary Disease (John Parks, MD)
9:15 am – 10:00 am Hypopituitary Complications of Oncologic Disease (Susan Rose, MD)
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 11:15 am Head Trauma and its Role in Pituitary Hormone Deficiency (Steven Lieberman, MD)
11:15 am – Noon Psychological Concerns in Neuroendocrine Hypothalamic Pituitary Disease (Margaret Booth-Jones, PhD)
Noon – 1:00 pm Lunch
Session II
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Transition From Pediatric to Adult Hormone Therapy (Dorothy Shulman, MD)
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Management of Diabetes Mellitus (Type I & II) in the
Hypopituitary Patient (John Malone, MD)
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm Hot Topics
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception

Saturday, October 7, 2006

7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
Session III
8:00 am – 8:45 am Disease-Specific Nutritional Approaches in Hypothalamic Pituitary Disorders (Nagi S. Kumar, PhD, RD, FADA)
8:45 am – 9:15 am Osteopenia (Jay R. Shapiro, MD)
9:15 am – 10:00 am Hot Topics
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
Session IV
10:30 am – 10:45 am Introduction to Session IV (Steven Brem, MD)
10:45 am – 11:45 am New Concepts in Pituitary Surgery (Steven Brem, MD)
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Hot Topics
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Update on Endoscopic Approaches to Pituitary Tumors (Thomas McCaffrey, MD)
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Cranial Approaches to Cavernous Sinus Tumors (Frank Vrionis, MD)
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Perioperative Management of Surgical Patients (Fernando Vale, MD)
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Hot Topics

Sunday, October 8, 2006

8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
Session V
9:00 am – 9:30 am Cushing Syndrome: Patient Case Study (Barry B. Bercu, MD)
9:30 am – 10:00 am Neurosurgical Component (Steven Brem, MD)
10:00 am – 11:00 am Panel Discussion and Q&A: Neuroradiology and Pathology
11:00 am Meeting Adjourns

Renaissance Tampa Hotel International Plaza
4200 Jim Walter Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33607
Phone: 813.877.9200
Fax: 813.877.3000
Toll-free: 800.Hotels1 (800.468.3571)
www.RenaissanceTampa.com

A block of rooms has been reserved for this meeting at the special group rate of $139 per night for single/double occupancy and $159 per night for triple/quad occupancy.

Prices do not include applicable sales tax (currently 12%). The deadline to reserve rooms at the special group rate is September 6, 2006. The hotel provides complimentary self parking. For reservations, please call the Renaissance Tampa Hotel toll-free at 800.468.3571 and identify yourself as an attendee of the USF Pituitary Symposium.

www.cme.hsc.usf.edu/pituitary

Venue

4200 Jim Walter Blvd
Tampa
Florida
United States
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Additional Information

Space is limited; please register early at www.cme.hsc.usf.edu/pituitary! Registration includes program materials, welcome reception for participants, continental breakfasts, lunches, and breaks during the symposium. Special rates will be available for patients and their family members. Please contact the Office of Continuing Professional Development for more information: 813.974.4296 or 800.852.5362. By 9/5/06 After 9/5/06 Physicians $375 $425 All Others $200 $225 Renaissance Tampa Hotel International Plaza 4200 Jim Walter Blvd Tampa, Florida 33607 Phone: 813.877.9200 Fax: 813.877.3000 Toll-free: 800.Hotels1 (800.468.3571) www.RenaissanceTampa.com A block of rooms has been reserved for this meeting at the special group rate of $139 per night for single/double occupancy and $159 per night for triple/quad occupancy. Prices do not include applicable sales tax (currently 12%). The deadline to reserve rooms at the special group rate is September 6, 2006. The hotel provides complimentary self parking. For reservations, please call the Renaissance Tampa Hotel toll-free at 800.468.3571 and identify yourself as an attendee of the USF Pituitary Symposium. www.cme.hsc.usf.edu/pituitary

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