DOSYS-760: Endocrine

Credits 2.5
Academic Level

This course applies the physiologic principles of hormone production and function to pathologic processes of endocrine disorders. It also explores metabolic dysfunction, including the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes and other obesity related conditions. Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of common adult and selected pediatric  endocrine disorders are covered. Emphasis is placed on understanding the interplay of endocrine regulatory mechanisms as they relate to appropriate treatment of endocrine dysfunction.