Differential Diagnosis Across the Life Span: Differential Diagnosis of Common Adult Endocrine Disorders
As an experienced nurse practitioner, you know that endocrine disorders are insidious and can cause numerous complications for patients, so developing exacting differential diagnosis skills is paramount. This updated course will allow you to approach differential diagnosis of common adult endocrine issues from adrenal disorders to osteoporosis with greater confidence and discernment. The content provides an engaging guide to causes, presentation, diagnosis, and management of endocrine issues that affect all systems of the body.
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Distinguish and manage the most common causes of primary and secondary amenorrhea in adults
- Effectively manage adrenal crises
- Assess and provide multidisciplinary care for patients with all types and stages of diabetes
- Confidently diagnose and manage causes of thyroid dysfunction and hyperparathyroidism