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98445 - Disorders of pubertal timing in young people

  • : Online

This free online module includes an original peer-reviewed article on disorders of puberty. Immediate feedback is given as questions are answered and specialist expert guidance is provided.

Relevance to General Practice

- Variations from normal in the timing and progression of puberty can signify underlying disease 
- Disturbances of pubertal development may have major psychological and social impacts on young people and affect their final height 
- Precocious or delayed puberty can cause major concern to young people and their families 
- Puberty is a crucial phase of rapid linear growth 
- GPs are usually the first point of contact when young people have disordered pubertal development

Learning outcomes
  • Recognise normal and abnormal pubertal development
  • Initiate the management of an adolescent with suspected delayed puberty
  • Investigate a child with suspected precocious puberty
  • Recommend suitable chaperones for children during intimate examinations
  • Delivery
    Title
    98445 - Disorders of pubertal timing in young people
    Location
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    01-May-2017
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    1.5 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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