Endocrine Emergencies

Organization: Emergency Services Education

Created by: Shane Driver NRP, FP-C, CCEMTP


The Endocrine System regulates many body functions.  Some common disorders are regularly seem by EMS professionals such as Diabetic emergencies.  Other conditions arise that are equally important such a metabolic syndrome or adrenal crisis.  Learn how to recognize and treat these appropriately.


Alabama OEMST 1.5 CME 17-R1-0034, 18-R1-9100, 19-R1-9100, 20-R1-9100, 21-R1-9100, 22-R1-9100, 23-R1-9100


Instructed by:  Shane Driver NRP, FP-C

  • Define Diabetes
  • Discuss types of Diabetes and treatment modalities
  • Understand the role of glucose and insulin
  • Differentiate Hyper- and Hypoglycemia
  • Discuss Metabolic Syndrome
  • Discuss Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Review treatment for Adrenal Crisis
  • Review Alabama EMS Protocols as indicated

Download Sample Endocrine Emergencies Online Sample.pdf ~ (189.63 kb)

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