Nursing: The Endocrine System: Diseases, Disorders and 2021 Clinical Updates

44.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course

The endocrine system is quite complex and works in conjunction with the nervous system to maintain the delicate balance that promotes homeostasis. The endocrine system can affect not only a patient’s physical health but mental health and self-image, as well. It is imperative for nurses to understand how the endocrine system functions and how alterations in functioning can lead to a number of pathologies. This course provides information on the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system, disorders of the endocrine system, treatment options for endocrine pathologies, and nursing considerations related to caring for patients dealing with such pathologies.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system.
  • Discuss diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Explain the diagnostic process for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Describe treatment initiatives for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Explore nursing interventions for patients dealing with diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.

About the Author:
Adrianne E. Avillion, DEd, RN

Adrianne E. Avillion, DEd, RN, is an accomplished nursing professional development specialist and healthcare author. She earned a doctoral degree in adult education, an MSN from Penn State University, and a BSN from Bloomsburg University. Dr. Avillion has held a variety of nursing positions as a staff nurse in critical care and physical medicine and rehabilitation settings, as well as numerous leadership roles in professional development. She has published extensively and is a frequent presenter at conferences and conventions devoted to the specialty of continuing education and nursing professional development. Dr. Avillion owns and is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in nursing professional development.
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The Endocrine System: Diseases, Disorders and 2021 Clinical Updates - N47879

44.95
About the Course

The endocrine system is quite complex and works in conjunction with the nervous system to maintain the delicate balance that promotes homeostasis. The endocrine system can affect not only a patient’s physical health but mental health and self-image, as well. It is imperative for nurses to understand how the endocrine system functions and how alterations in functioning can lead to a number of pathologies. This course provides information on the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system, disorders of the endocrine system, treatment options for endocrine pathologies, and nursing considerations related to caring for patients dealing with such pathologies.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system.
  • Discuss diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Explain the diagnostic process for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Describe treatment initiatives for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.
  • Explore nursing interventions for patients dealing with diseases and disorders of the endocrine system.

About the Author:
Adrianne E. Avillion, DEd, RN

Adrianne E. Avillion, DEd, RN, is an accomplished nursing professional development specialist and healthcare author. She earned a doctoral degree in adult education, an MSN from Penn State University, and a BSN from Bloomsburg University. Dr. Avillion has held a variety of nursing positions as a staff nurse in critical care and physical medicine and rehabilitation settings, as well as numerous leadership roles in professional development. She has published extensively and is a frequent presenter at conferences and conventions devoted to the specialty of continuing education and nursing professional development. Dr. Avillion owns and is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in nursing professional development.