Describe major diseases that affect the endocrine system and the vital laboratory and diagnostic tests used to assess those diseases.
Imagine you have been asked to give a presentation at a medical coding and billing conference.
Create a 250- to 350-word informative poster in which you:
- Explain common medical terms for the structure and function of the endocrine system.
- Describe major diseases that affect the endocrine system and the vital laboratory and diagnostic tests used to assess those diseases.
- Describe the main health care providers for the endocrinology department.
Note: You may choose to connect this poster to systems learned in Anatomy and Physiology I.
Use information found in diagrams/charts from this week’s readings located in the Learning Activities folder.
Consider your audience when creating your poster and make it informative and visually appealing. Consider including a mix of graphics, objects, and text that contribute meaning to the overall topics and content. Refer to the Posters page on the Microsoft® website for poster examples.
Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed or similar references to support your assignment. Access the Center for Writing Excellence located in the Resources section for additional information about properly citing sources.