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Course description: 

This series has been accredited specifically for the NMT and RT. Very informative and sequenced as individual courses to cover the AP of the major systems of the body: Cardiovascular, Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Hematology, Neurology, Pulmonary, and Renal. These courses will expand and enrich your awareness into the signs, symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment of various conditions that may transpire within the body systems.

Part 1 - Cardiovascular: review of the cardiovascular system. Subjects covered include normal structure and function of the cardiovascular system, its importance to homeostasis and cellular well-being, and the role of the autonomic nervous system is evaluated.

Part 2 - Endocrine: designed to give an overview/review of the endocrine system with an emphasis of assessment, treatment and care of the patient with endocrine disorders most commonly encountered.

Part 3 - Gastrointestinal: provides an overview of the body's relation to the stomach and intestines, the roles of the circulatory and nervous system in the GI function, causes and clinical manifestations of upper and lower GI bleeding, and metabolic responses to injury and illness, as well as an assessment of the patient with GI disorders.

Part 4 - Hematology: presents a brief overview of the anatomical structures of the hematologic system and their functions, including stem cells, red blood cells, platelets, coagulation factors, plasma, and immunoglobulin.

Part 5 - Neurology: presents an overview of the structures; microstructures, and macrostructures of the neurological system. Course content includes discussion of basic and complex neurological assessments, intracranial dynamics, and optimal management of the critically ill patient.

Part 6 - Pulmonary: this section presents a review of the structures and functions of the pulmonary system as well as its role in the regulation of gas exchange and maintenance of acid/base balance.

Part 7 - Renal: presents a review of the anatomy and physiology of the renal system, patient assessment, and common diagnostic procedures for renal evaluation.

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Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Echelon

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