Continuing Professional Development: Exploring endocrinology

OverviewThis Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module will look at how the body organises change through hormone control, exploring the subject of endocrinology. It will support the paramedic to think about the normal functions of common hormones from the level of origin through to target end organs. It will also help us to think about endocrinology-related diseases, in terms of when those hormones are over-produced or under-utilised and the clinical implementation of what that means to paramedic practice.Learning OutcomesAfter completing this module you should be able to:To recognise the relevance of endocrinology to paramedic practice.To explore endocrinology related anatomy and physiology.To be able to risk stratify acute endocrinology considerations.

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