Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

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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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Parent activity set: 

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

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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