Pediatric Endocrine Emergencies
Review the signs and symptoms of endocrine disorders to best care for pediatric patients.
This course will review the pathophysiology of selected pediatric endocrine emergencies and the complications that can occur. The emergency nurse will be able to recognize the subtle signs and symptoms of specific endocrine disorders and guide a further assessment accordingly. Based on assessment findings, the nurse will initiate critical and appropriate interventions to maintain adequate oxygenation and perfusion to the pediatric patient presenting to the emergency department with an endocrine emergency.
1 CE CREDIT - $20
- Review, compare and contrast the role and functions of the pancreatic endocrine hormones: insulin, glucagon and somatostatin
- Discuss the role of the adrenal cortex hormones: cortisol and aldosterone
- Reflect on the posterior pituitary hormone, antidiuretic hormone (ADH), and its primary functions
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 contact hour
This course is - Clinical / Accredited
Courses with CE credits are only valid if completed after certification. Any CE credit courses completed before certification are not valid.
Pediatrics Endocrine Medical Emergencies
For Practice Exams you have 90 days to complete the exam without having to repurchase and a 7 day unopened return policy from time of purchase
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If you have started the course, it is considered open and cannot be returned.