Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

Return to Chronic Conditions sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Develop a screening protocol to identify patients with risk factors for developing hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
2. Perform appropriate laboratory tests to diagnose hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism based on symptomatology.
3. Prescribe appropriate therapy for patients with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism symptomatology and monitor patients accordingly.
4. Educate women regarding the risks of untreated hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism in pregnancy and prescribe appropriate treatment.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017

David M. Schneider, MD, FAAFP, Faculty Physician/Team Leader/Didactics Director/Procedures Director, Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency, Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF, Santa Rosa, California

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017
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