Endocrinology for Primary Care Bundle Vol. 2
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This brief endocrine bundle for the primary care provider includes some important but rare topics including PCOS, type 2 diabetes, hair loss and overgrowth, and adrenal disease.
Total Credits: 5.0 contact hours; 3.0 are pharmacology
Release Date: December 1, 2021
Nurse Practitioners are on the front line in the role of treating adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. According to the CDC, more than 34 million Americans have diabetes (about 1 in 10), and approximately 90-95% of them have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes most often develops in people over age 45, but more and more often teens and young adults are also developing it. | 1.50 credits (1.50 pharmacology) | $37.50
Discuss epidemiology, pathophysiology, associated risks and complications. List symptoms, signs & explain diagnostic work-up. Describe “best practice” management approaches including pharmacologic treatments. | 1.00 credits (0.50 pharmacology) | $25
This lecture will cover the spectrum of disorders that cause hair loss and overgrowth. The most common conditions that cause scarring and nonscarring alopecia will be discussed in detail, as well as hirsutism. Susan Mayne will walk you through assessment, diagnosis, and the most current treatment options available to you and your adult and pediatric patients. | 1.00 credits (0.50 pharmacology) | $25