Date10 March 2021
About the event
In this webinar, Dr Helen Simpson and David Erskine will outline the background to the Steroid Emergency Card initiative, the development of the card, and what it means for healthcare professionals and patients.
Why it’s important
A new Steroid Emergency Card was released in 2020 to support the early recognition and treatment of adrenal crisis in adults
What was covered
The learning outcomes from this event were:
- Clinical Cases
- Endocrine physiology
- Causes of adrenal insufficiency
- Causes and management of adrenal crisis
- Sick Day Rules
- Steroid safety work
- Guidance on Exogenous Steroids and risk of adrenal insufficiency
A range of speakers ran this event from SPS and other organisations
The SPS presenter was David Erskine and you can read more about David by following the link.
We were joined by:
Dr Helen Simpson
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The recording of this webinar is currently unavailable.
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