This presentation focuses on treating altered thyroid and altered adrenal function. The session also provides an overview of normal endocrine function, emphasizing the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. We examine the usual etiologies of hypo/hyper thyroid and hypo/hyper adrenal function, diagnostic studies, and pharmacotherapeutics.
Contact hours available until 10/2/2018.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will describe an overview of normal thyroid and adrenal function and summarize the usual etiologies of hypo/hyper thyroid and hypo/hyper adrenal disorders, interpretation of diagnostic studies, pharmacotherapeutics for these disorders, and monitoring effectiveness of therapy.
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Pathophysiology and Treatment of Thyroid and Adrenal Gland Disorders