Addison’s Disease Awareness & Care

Addison’s Disease Awareness & Care

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

Course Length. 3.5 Hours


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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