Catalog 2018-2019

PA-739 Essentials of Endocrinology

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Semester 2 courses. This course provides students with a comprehensive look at the diagnosis and management of common endocrine conditions, beginning with normal anatomy and  physiology followed by pathophysiology, genetic manifestations, and epidemiology. Students will then explore   risk factors, signs, symptoms, and diagnostic studies that provide the foundation for the diagnosis and  treatment, including pharmacotherapeutics, of common endocrine conditions. Concepts of prevention, patient education, chronic disease management, and follow-up will be covered.