MLE CEexpress 15: Reproductive Hormones and the Role of SHBG

Number of Credits

1 P.A.C.E.®




Priya Vishwanath, MS MT(ASCP)
Course Details:

We all start as undifferentiated embryos having components of both sexes. Hormones play an important role in gender development and its subsequent maintenance, both in utero and throughout life. We begin with information about reproductive anatomy and its related endocrinology followed by a discussion of several hormones of the reproductive system and the importance of their balance in normal sexual development. The topic continues with a focus on the delivery of hormones, specifically the steroid sex hormones to their target organs by the sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) and its role in hormone regulation.

This course has been approved for P.A.C.E.® credit. 

ATTENTION MLE- AND ACP-AFFILIATED LABS: When you make your purchase, follow the instructions to use a coupon code to receive your discount on these courses. 

Article 1: Understanding Gender and Balance of Sex Hormones

Article 2: Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)

Graded Quiz

Free, current version of Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. (Some older browsers could produce error messages or not display the content correctly.)

Free, current version of Adobe Reader.