A Critical Evaluation of Octreotide Capsules in Acromegaly - Chicago

Chicago, IL US

Take advantage of this regional CME opportunity to learn about options for the treatment of acromegaly including a new medical therapy, oral octreotide. Sponsored by the Endocrine Society, 30 Regional CME Dinner Events will be held in cities across the US, each dinner event will feature a one-hour CME presentation followed by discussion with an expert on treating patients with acromegaly.

Target Audience

The target audience for this educational content is endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, fellows, residents and allied healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Explain efficacy and safety outcomes associated with control of GH/IGF-I levels and amelioration of signs/symptoms
  • Educate patients in successful and safe management of their disease using an oral therapeutic alternative
  • Understand and share latest clinical developments in oral treatment of patients with acromegaly

Additional Information

Target Audience: 
Clinical researcher
Scientific researcher
Nurse/Nurse practitioner
Physician assistant
Allied health professional
Competency Area: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Topic Area: 
Adrenal/HPA Axis
Quality Improvement and Healthcare Delivery
General Endocrinology
Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary
Level of Outcomes: 
Level 1 (Participation)
Level 2 (Satisfaction)
Level 3A (Learning: Declarative Knowledge (Knows))
Level 3B (Learning: Procedural Knowledge (Knows How))
Level 4 (Learning: Competence (Shows How))
Level 5 (Performance (Does))
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 CME Certificate of Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/23/2016 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
03/23/2016 - 7:00pm
Seasons 52
55 East Grand Ave G6
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 CME Certificate of Participation