Endocrine Emergencies

Endocrine Emergencies

Information Covered:

  1. Overview of endocrine conditions
    1. Anatomy and Physiology-- Endocrine Glands
    2. Hormones
      1. Cortisol
      2. Aldosterone
      3. Estrogen
      4. Progesterone
      5. Testosterone
      6. Insulin
      7. Parathyroid hormone
  2. Pathophysiology, causes, Incidence, morbidity, and mortality, assessment findings, management for endocrine conditions
    1. Pancreas disordersThyroid disorders
      1. Hyperthyroidism
      2. Hypothyroidism
      3. Myxedema
      4. Thyroid storm
      5. Thyrotoxicosis
      6. Grave’s disease
    2. Adrenal disorders
      1. Addison disease
      2. Cushing syndrome
    3. Other endocrine disorders

 

Content Creator: Joyce Lockwood

CAPCE Course Number: 16-EMTP-F3-1301

Total CE Hours: 1

Level: Advanced

EMT-CE uses the NEMSES guidelines as the foundation for every course outline.