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Dr. Mekhael

Dr. Mina Mekhael is an adult inpatient hospitalist. He has been practicing as an attending for 7 years since he finished residency. He grew up in the United States and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. He then went on to Medical school and from there to Residency in Family Medicine. After Graduating residency, he knew his passion was in hospital medicine and therefore pursued his career as an adult inpatient hospitalist. Dr. Mekhael has taught Internal medicine residents, Family Medicine Residents, Medical students, PA students, and NP students. He is board certified in Family Medicine and is still practicing as a fulltime adult hospitalist until this day. He is passionate about teaching and improving healthcare both in the United States and across the Globe. Dr. Mekhael believes that Hospital Medicine B&B can help reach each student and resident eager to learn how to practice Hospital Medicine appropriately and have that confidence needed to hit the ground running from day 1. Undergraduate College: University of North Carolina at Charlotte- Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Medical School: St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Residency: Atrium Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency.

52 students

Course Overview

Welcome to Endocrinology (2.75 CME)

In this course we will cover all the common cases of Endocrinology that you will face in the hospital on a daily basis.  From starting insulin and diabetic management, to Adrenal insufficiency, to Thyroid storm and everything in between.  By the end of this section, you should be ready to tackle the most common endocrine abnormalities that you will face in the hospital.  This will be done through discussing real life cases, how the patients present, how to diagnose them and how to treat them according to the latest guidelines.

All the cases were reviewed with an Endocrinologist prior to submission.

5 Videos, Total Duration- 2.46 hours (2 hours and 46 minutes)

Topics covered in this course:

  • Adrenal Gland Physiology
  • Adrenal Insufficiency, primary vs secondary
  • Adrenal crisis
  • Cushing’s Disease
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Adrenal nodules work up
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Cocaine abuse effects
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Thyroid Physiology
  • Hyperthyroidism work up
  • Grave’s disease
  • Thyroid nodules work up
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hashimotos’ disease
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Myxedema Coma
  • TSH in the hospital setting
  • Thyroid medication initiation and conversion
  • Calcium and phosphorus metabolism Physiology
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Vit D Deficiency
  • Diagnosis of Diabetes
  • Type I Vs Type II diabetes
  • Initiation of Insulin on newly diagnosed diabetics
  • Old and new diabetic medications
  • Diabetes management in the hospital
  • DKA- Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • HHS-Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic state

Course Features

  • Duration 10 week weeks
  • Students 52 students enrolled
  • Assessments Self
  • Categories

Instructor

Dr. Mina Mekhael is an adult inpatient hospitalist. He has been practicing as an attending for 7 years since he finished residency. He grew up in the United States and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. He then went on to Medical school and from there to Residency in Family Medicine. After Graduating residency, he knew his passion was in hospital medicine and therefore pursued his career as an adult inpatient hospitalist. Dr. Mekhael has taught Internal medicine residents, Family Medicine Residents, Medical students, PA students, and NP students. He is board certified in Family Medicine and is still practicing as a fulltime adult hospitalist until this day. He is passionate about teaching and improving healthcare both in the United States and across the Globe. Dr. Mekhael believes that Hospital Medicine B&B can help reach each student and resident eager to learn how to practice Hospital Medicine appropriately and have that confidence needed to hit the ground running from day 1.

Undergraduate College: University of North Carolina at Charlotte- Bachelors of Science in Psychology.

Medical School: St. Matthews University School of Medicine.

Residency: Atrium Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency.

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