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Addison’s disease, also known as primary adrenal insufficiency or hypoadrenalism, is a rare disorder of the adrenal glands.

This awareness course covers the fundamental information surrounding the condition, it’s causes, symptoms, treatments and probable interventions and also the best practice to prevent an Addison crisis and an escalation plan should prevention fail. This course will be delivered by a variety of teaching methods including; presentations; case studies; small group discussions and whole group discussion.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Addison’s Disease and its causes
  • The function of the adrenal glands
  • The symptoms of Addison’s Disease
  • The treatment of Addison’s Disease
  • The main care interventions for patients with Addison’s Disease
  • Management of an Addisonian Crisis (adrenal crisis)

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.