What you get by completing this session

  • 40 mins of CPD

    A 30 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like. 10 minute quiz is included.

  • Certificate of Completion

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Growth disorders in children are not common but should never be missed, as without early intervention, changes can be irreversible.

Key to managing growth disorders in children is early diagnosis and intervention. Growth disorders are not common and we know there is a wide range of normal when it comes to growth. In this presentation, Paediatric Endocrinologist, A/Prof Gary Leong will outline the steps that health professionals need to take to ensure these young patients get identified and treated early. He endeavours to demonstrate how to make your life as a health professional easy when it comes to managing growth disorders in primary care.

Learning Objectives:

  • Establish a routine for regular growth measurements and tracking in children
  • Identify abnormal growth patterns in children 
  • Plan for early intervention and regular follow-up of growth disorders in children

About the Expert

A/Prof Gary Leong

A/Prof Gary Leong is a Paediatric Endocrinologist and childhood obesity and diabetes prevention expert. He has 30 years experience in the management of childhood growth and endocrine disorders and children and adolescents with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. He is the Paediatric Clinical Lead in the new whole of life span Nepean Multidisciplinary Family Obesity Service at the Nepean Hospital and Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District. He is also the Head of Paediatric Diabetes Services at the Nepean Hospital.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

  • 2

    Paediatric Growth Disorders – What Health Professionals Need to Know

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Video lecture (30 mins)

    • Quiz: test your learning (10 mins)

  • 3

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    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

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