Class Information for Clinical Endocrinology I
This two-day course is designed to provide information on topics related to the management of patients with problems of the endocrine system.
Total Contact hours = 12.4 Contact hours will be awarded to those individuals who attend the entire event and complete and submit the evaluation forms. This activity has been submitted to Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours......... Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.......................... For more information regarding contact hours, please call Melanine Mudd/Nurse Educator at (301) 827-4755. This activity has no commercial support or sponsorship. Planner, presenters and content reviewers disclose no conflict of interest relative to this educational activity.
No partial credit for contact hours will be awarded
This course is designed for nurses with an interest in learning about clinical endocrinology.
Attendee will be able to: 1. Describe the function of the endocrine system 2. Discuss the pathophysiology, etiology and incidence of endocrine dysfunction (e.g. Cushing’s disease or thyroid cancer) 3. Identify laboratory tests that aid in the diagnosis of endocrine abnormalities 4. Discuss the nursing management of patients with endocrine system dysfunction