Adrenal Hormones I

This micro skills course reviews the functions of the sympathetic nervous system, the physiology of the adrenal medulla and the hormones adrenaline and noradrenaline.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Anaesthetists

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the functional anatomy of the adrenal medulla
  3. Outline the biosynthetic pathway of the catecholamines adrenaline and noradrenaline
  4. Discuss the control, release and pharmacokinetics of these hormones
  5. List the sites of action and physiological effects of these hormones

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.