CC06 Endocrine Disorders: Hormones and Glands
Hours: 1.00
This course is accessible until 1/1/2021

This endocrine course for nurses provides a review of the endocrine system with an emphasis on assessment, treatment, and care of the patient with endocrine disorders most commonly encountered in critical care. The specific endocrine disorders covered include: syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone, adrenal insufficiency, pheochromocytoma, Cushing's syndrome, Addison's disease, and hypoparathyroidism.

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ANCC Accredited Organization
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system, including the function of various hormones and associated physiological effects.
  2. Compare the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostics, treatment, and nursing care management of a patient with syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone to those of a patient with diabetes insipidus.
  3. Identify the etiology and the signs and symptoms of a patient with Cushing's syndrome and describe the diagnostics and treatments used.
  4. Identify the etiology and the signs and symptoms of a patient with a pheochromocytoma and describe the diagnostics and treatments used.
  5. Identify the etiology and the signs and symptoms of a patient with hyperthyroid crisis and myxedema coma and describe the diagnostics and treatments used for each.
  6. Identify the etiology and the signs and symptoms of a patient with hypoparathyroidism and describe the diagnostics and treatments used.

Matthew J Wren, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, CEN

Matthew Wren received his Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in 2014.  He is currently a Clinical Nurse Specialist responsible for process and quality initiatives within the medical patient population at Florida Hospital in Orlando Florida. Mr. Wren is also a member of the Ethics Committee Triage team and serves as Campus Liaison and Subject Matter Expert for glycemic management, CAUTI, restraints, sepsis, insulin pump therapy and Endotool.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Contact Hours: 1, Expires: 1/1/2021

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Psychiatric Technician Nurse
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
(ARSBN)

CE Credits: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 1/1/2021

District of Columbia Board of Nursing (DC BON)

  • Clinical Nurse Midwife
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Anesthetist
(DC BON)

Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

Florida Board of Nursing (FBN)

  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
(FBN)

Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

Georgia Board of Nursing (GBN)

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Professional Nurse
(GBN)

Continuing Education Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

New Mexico Board of Nursing (NMBON)

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Specialist
(NMBON)

Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (WV RN Board)

  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
(WV RN Board)

Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

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