Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

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 or 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: 
02/09/2018

B. Wayne Blount, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Medical Director at JenCare; Professor, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018
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