Endocrine Pharmacology Part 1

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In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest endocrine drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this talk is information on:

  • Hypothalamus and Pituitary: Physiology, Hormones
  • Clinical Uses of Hypothalamic Hormones
  • Anterior Pituitary Agents
  • Posterior Pituitary Agents
  • Thyroid Physiology
  • Values for Thyroid Function Tests
  • Thyroid Agents
  • Anti-Thyroid Agents
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Glucocorticoids: Secretion, Effects, Select Indications, Nonadrenal Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperglycemia Problems
  • Biguanides
  • Insulin Secretagogues
  • Thiazolidinediones
  • Alpha-glucosidase Inhibitors
  • Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Agonists
  • Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors
  • GLP-1 and DPP-4 MOA
  • Amylin Receptor Agonists
  • Sodium Glucose Cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitor
  • Insulin Preparations