Week 15: Endocrine Disorders (Med-Surg 2019)

Illustration showing the endocrine system.

The endocrine system is the control center for the body. In this module, find out how complications of endocrine disorders affect overall health and the nursing interventions you can use to improve outcomes for the growing population of patients with diabetes.

Week 15 begins on Thursday, April 18, 2019. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Understand diabetes pathophysiology.
  2. Explain diabetes acute and chronic complications.
  3. Explain the rationale for using basal and prandial insulin.
  4. List signs and symptoms of hyper/hypothyroidism.
  5. Discuss signs and symptoms of hypo/hyperperfusion of the adrenal gland.
Course summary
Available: 
11/01/2018
Expires: 
04/18/2020

Heather Lien, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC
Diabetes/Med-Surg Clinical Nurse Specialist
UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Available Credit

Activity Availability

Available: 
11/01/2018
Expires: 
04/18/2020
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