P4 – Outline the organisation and function of the endocrine system M3 – Explain the function of the endocrine system
Organisation of the endocrine system: (diagrams of each)
Thyroid and parathyroid gland
Gonads and placenta
To achieve M3 state what function it has in relation to endocrine system.
Function of the endocrine system:
Characteristics of hormones (diagram, location and job) •
Names and actions of principle hormones produces by each gland •
Hormones responses to extremes of stress and alarm. E.g. Fight and flight (adrenaline – where is it produces, what gland) •
Malfunctioning of endocrine system and possible correction. E.g. Goitre (what hormone causes this treatment, diabetes mellitus – type 1, type 2 (insulin injection). •
Description of the measurement of endocrine function (hospital)
Intro – what is the endocrine system and what does it do 2.
What is a gland
What is a hormones
Diagram with all the labels from unit content
Brief description if the organisation – the list of different glands and organs they are attached to 6.
Detailed explanation if the job of each of the hormones highlighted in the big sheet i)
Where is the hormones located
What does it do
The effects that it has on the body
Hormones responses to extremes of stress and alarm. E.g. fight and flight i)
Explain what “Fight and flight” is
Adrenaline – Where is it produced, what gland
Effects that adrenaline has on the body
Malfunctioning of the endocrine system and possible correction i)
Goitre (what hormone causes this, photo of condition, symptoms, treatments) ii)
Diabetes mellitus – type 1, type 2 (what hormone causes this, photo of condition, symptoms, treatments) 9.
Description of the measurement of endocrine function (hospital blood test) i)
What happens in the test/s – what...
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