Endocrinology

GMS BT 456

Prereq: BT 201 (A&P 1) and BT 202 (A&P 2) or consent of program director. This course presents an in- depth study of the endocrine system, its glands and tissues. Students will examine the mechanisms of hormone action and the pathophysiology of endocrine diseases. Topics include: calcium metabolism, the gastrointestinal hormones, the pancreatic hormones and metabolic regulation, growth hormones, thyroid hormones, catecholamines and the sympathetic adrenal system, adrenal cortical steroid hormones, and hormones of male and female reproduction. Laboratory exercises and clinical correlations will be incorporated into the course.

Note: this course was also offered during Summer Term

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