Week 15: Endocrine Disorders (Med-Surg Onsite 2017)

Illustration showing the endocrine system.

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. State the diagnostic criteria for diabetes. 
  2. Explain the rationale for using basal and prandial insulin.
  3. State the mechanism of action of 2 oral medications for diabetes. 
  4. List signs and symptoms of hyper/hypothyroidism.
  5. Discuss signs and symptoms of hypo/hyperfunction of the adrenal gland. 


Course summary

Cindy Sayre, PhD, ARNP
Associate Administrator, Patient Care Services and Professional Practice, UWMC

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