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Nursing the Endocrine Patient

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Price: £185

Topcliffe Close, Capitol Park, Tingley


West Yorkshire


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This full day course aims to refresh the basic concepts, and introduce the most current ideas on the pathophysiology, clinical signs, physical examination abnormalities, biochemical changes and treatment options for the various endocrine disorders encountered in general practice. This course will cover the nursing skills required for the intensive care of patients with life threatening endocrinopathies, as well as triage and emergency treatment of the common endocrine emergencies. A brief mention will also be made of the more rare endocrinopathies.
The following will be covered:
* Hyperthyroidism
* Hypothyroidism
* Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s disease)
* Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison’s disease)
* Diabetes mellitus
* Diabetic ketoacidosis
* Insulinoma
* Feline aldosteronism (Conn’s syndrome)

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