The Endocrine System: Diseases, Disorders and Clinical Updates

33.95
Online
Elective
About the Course

The endocrine system, in conjunction with the nervous system, is responsible for regulating and integrating the body’s metabolic activities. It consists of endocrine glands, hormones and receptors. This system is quite complex and impacts virtually every organ in the body and its appropriate functioning. It is imperative that nurses understand how the endocrine system works, and how pathophysiologic changes lead to disease and disorders. This course provides information about the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system and diseases and disorders of the system, their pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and necessary nursing interventions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system.
  • Identify diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Identify the diagnostic process for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Describe treatment initiatives for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Discuss nursing interventions for patients dealing with diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
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The Endocrine System: Diseases, Disorders and Clinical Updates

33.95
About the Course

The endocrine system, in conjunction with the nervous system, is responsible for regulating and integrating the body’s metabolic activities. It consists of endocrine glands, hormones and receptors. This system is quite complex and impacts virtually every organ in the body and its appropriate functioning. It is imperative that nurses understand how the endocrine system works, and how pathophysiologic changes lead to disease and disorders. This course provides information about the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system and diseases and disorders of the system, their pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and necessary nursing interventions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system.
  • Identify diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Identify the diagnostic process for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Describe treatment initiatives for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Discuss nursing interventions for patients dealing with diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.