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
NJ Course Number: 141067
Total CE Hours: 1
Level: Advanced
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