nursing.elitecme.com Page 21 Complete Your CE Test Online - Click Here Disorders of the Endocrine System: Anatomy, Physiology, and Current Treatment Initiatives 10 Contact Hours Original Release Date: January 2, 2016 Expiration Date: January 2, 2019 Faculty Adrianne Avillion, D.Ed., RN Adrianne E. Avillion, D.Ed., RN, is an accomplished nurse educator and published healthcare education author. Dr. Avillion earned her doctoral degree in adult education and her M. S. from Penn State University, along with a BSN from Bloomsburg University. Adrianne has served in various nursing roles over her career in both leadership roles and as a bedside clinical nurse. She has published extensively and is a frequent presenter at conferences and conventions devoted to the specialty of continuing education and nursing professional development. She currently owns and is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in nursing professional development. Content reviewer June D. Thompson, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAEN Audience The target audience for this education program is nurses who want to improve their knowledge of the endocrine system, disorders affecting it, and current treatment initiatives. Purpose statement To improve the nurses knowledge of the endocrine system, disorders affecting it, and current treatment initiatives. Learning objectives Š Š Describe the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system. Š Š Identify diseases and disorders of the endocrine system. Š Š Explain the pathophysiology of diseases and disorders of the endocrine system. Š Š Identify the diagnostic process for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system. Š Š Describe treatment initiatives for diseases and disorders of the endocrine system. Š Š Discuss nursing interventions for patients dealing with diseases and disorders of the endocrine system. How to receive credit ● ● Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 10-hour commitment of time. ● ● Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete either: ○ ○ An affirmation that you have completed the educational activity. ○ ○ A mandatory test (a passing score of 70 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention. ● ● Provide required personal information and payment information. ● ● Complete the MANDATORY Self-Assessment and Course Evaluation. ● ● Print your Certificate of Completion. Accreditation and approvals Elite is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Individual state nursing approvals In addition to states that accept ANCC, Elite is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by: Alabama, Provider #ABNP1418 (valid through March 1, 2021); California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP15022; District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-4007; Florida Board of Nursing, Provider #50-4007; Georgia Board of Nursing, Provider #50-4007; and Kentucky Board of Nursing, Provider #7-0076 (valid through December 31, 2019). ). This CE program satisfies the Massachusetts Board’s regulatory requirements as defined in 244 CMR5.00: Continuing Education. Activity director June D. Thompson, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAEN, Lead Nurse Planner Tracey Foster, Director of Programming Disclosures Resolution of Conflict of Interest In accordance with the ANCC Standards for Commercial Support for CNE, Elite implemented mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of the CNE activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the CME activity. Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsment It is the policy of Elite not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.