Presentation on theme: "Anatomy and Physiology for Emergency Care"— Presentation transcript:
1 Anatomy and Physiology for Emergency Care Chapter 11The Endocrine System
2 ObjectivesCompare the similarities between the endocrine and nervous systemsCompare the major chemical classes of hormonesExplain the general mechanisms of hormonal actionDescribe how endocrine organs are controlled
3 ObjectivesDiscuss the location, hormones, and functions of the following glands and tissues: pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, thymus, adrenals, kidneys, heart, pancreas, testes, ovaries, and pineal glandExplain how hormones interact to produce coordinated physiological responses
4 ObjectivesIdentify the hormones that are especially important to normal growth, and discuss their rolesExplain how the endocrine system responds to stressDiscuss the results of abnormal hormone productionDiscuss the functional relationships between the endocrine system and other body systems
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