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December 7, 2022 @ 09:00 - 11:00
Endocrine emergencies are often potentially life-threatening and can be challenging to address. This course explains the function of the endocrine system and the pathophysiology of endocrine disorders. We will also cover the main endocrine disorders encountered in the field, including thyroid and adrenal conditions. Type I, type II, and gestational diabetes will be addressed, including pathophysiology, common emergencies associated with diabetes, and prehospital treatment options.
The student will understand the function of the endocrine system and its role in homeostasis
The student will understand the general pathophysiology of endocrine emergencies
The student will be aware of hypothyroid emergencies and hyperthyroid emergencies and the symptomology observed
The student will be aware of adrenal emergencies and the symptomology observed
The student will understand the etiology and physiology of type I, type II, and gestational diabetes and the differences in emergencies observed
The student will be familiar with the symptoms observed and appropriate prehospital care for common diabetic emergencies
Registration is only permitted within the defined registration window. Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration. Applicants will be notified within two business days with the status of their applications. Courses where pricing is listed as "grant funded" covers course tuition only. Overtime/backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.
Registration Opens: Friday October 07, 2022 @ 08:00 Registration Closes: Wednesday November 30, 2022 @ 16:00