Genetic Disorders: Turner Syndrome
The goal 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 06, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:TS080520
Contact Hours:4.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Peri-Natal Medicine
Community & Home Health
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Psychiatric & Mental Health
  
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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