Thyroid Disorders

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Develop an evidence-based 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.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
Parent activity set: 

E. J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
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