Metabolic Derangements

Return to Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Evaluate the underlying etiology of hypercalcemia and select the appropriate treatment.
2. Identify and treat the underlying etiology of hypo- and hypernatremia and prescribe appropriate treatment before the development of neurologic sequelae.
3. Categorize and treat vitamin D deficiency based on serum 25hydroxyvitamin D levels.
4. Assess the underlying etiology of hyper- and hypokalemia and select appropriate treatment prior to the development of serious cardiac adverse events.
5. Differentiate between symptoms of hypo- and hyperglycemia and expeditiously initiate the appropriate treatment.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016

Theodor W. Pesch, MD, PhD, Course Chair, Wilmington, Delaware

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016
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