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Endocrine Emergencies: Diabetes and Adrenal Disorders (ALS)
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Endocrine Emergencies: Diabetes and Adrenal Disorders (ALS)

Public Safety Group

This course is offered as a one-year subscription
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$6.95

Course Information

This interactive lecture discusses one of the most common endocrine disorders: diabetes, a metabolic disorder in which the body’s ability to metabolize glucose is impaired. The module also explores two conditions related to diabetes: hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, along with their assessment and management. Disorders related to the adrenal glands are also discussed. Patients suffering from an endocrine disorder often are seen with multiple signs and symptoms that require a thorough assessment and immediate treatment.

After completing this course, the practitioner will be able to:
* Discuss the role of glucose as a major source of energy for the body, and explain the relationship of glucose to insulin.
* Compare the pathophysiology, assessment, and management of type 1 diabetes mellitus with that of type 2 diabetes.
* Discuss the relationship between metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
* Discuss the relationship between prediabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
* Compare hyperglycemic and hypoglycemic diabetic emergencies.
Compare primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency.
Discuss adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) and Waterhouse Friderichsen Syndrome.
1 hours
Emergency Medical Services
Clinical Treatment, Patient Assessment
Advanced, Intermediate
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Updated: 11/15/2019 9:53 AM Eastern Standard Time