Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Develop a screening protocol to identify patients with risk factors for developing hypo/hyperthyroidism.
2. Order appropriate laboratory tests to diagnose hypo/hyperthyroidism based on symptomatology.
3. Prescribe appropriate therapy for patients with hypo/hyperthyroidism symptomatology, and monitor patients accordingly.
4. Recognize indications for referral and possible admission, and coordinate care and follow-up as necessary.
5. Differentiate specific issues, disease processes, and treatments based on ethnicity, gender and genetics.
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B. Wayne Blount, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Medical Director at JenCare; Professor, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta
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