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The Steroid Hormone Cascade

The Steroid Hormone Cascade (784)
This Intermediate Level course takes a look at the steroid hormone cascade in the body, starting with the precursor hormone cholesterol, from which all other steroid hormones downstream are synthesized from, either directly or indirectly. It also reviews the five major steroid groups based on the receptors to which they bind including: glucocorticoids, mineralocorticoids, androgens, estrogens, and progestagens.
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Online - Complete Course
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At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • Summarize how hormones 'work', including their synthesis, effects, elimination and receptor sites.
  • Describe the role that cholesterol plays in the Steroid Hormone Pathway.
  • List the five major Steroid Hormone Groups.
  • Identify the different hormones associated with each of the major hormone groups.
  • Explain the role that each hormone plays in the body.
  • Identify the enzymes that act on each hormone to convert it into the next hormone in the cascade.
  • Correlate a patient's lab results to certain disease states associated with that hormone.

Provider #: 50-2256
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We report to CE Broker immediately after course completion, provided that your license number is in your profile prior to course completion.

Course #: 20-322719

P.A.C.E Provider #: 511
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Approval

Continuing Education Unlimited is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.

Approved   |   511-818-23

California Dept of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services

Our Laboratory courses are accepted by The California Department of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services, when the course also has an ASCLS P.A.C.E. #.

Accrediting Agency #: 0001
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 Deborah L. Buckley, MBA, MT(ASCP)
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