What Is Turner Syndrome?
The purpose of this course is to define Turner syndrome and explain the chromosomal origins of the disorder, the typical physical and neuro-cognitive characteristics, the associated disorders, the complications, and the treatments.

Course Publication Date: August 28, 2018

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Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:WTS072518
Contact Hours:4.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Peri-Natal Medicine
Psychiatric & Mental Health

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Learning Objectives
  • Describe the two forms of Turner syndrome (TS).
  • Explain the two primary karyotypes that are related to TS.
  • Describe at least 6 common physical findings associated with TS.
  • Discuss development of symptoms by age.
  • Discuss at least 6 types of disorders common to TS.
  • List the 3 different types of kidney disorders.
  • List the 3 most common cardiac complications.
  • Discuss issues related to pregnancy.
  • Discuss neuro-cognitive and psychosocial issues.
  • Explain the primary treatments for Turner syndrome.


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