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Managing Thyroid Disease in General Practice

Speciality Classification
General Medicine / Specialist
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour

Thyroid disease can be broadly categorised as thyroid dysfunction (hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism) and structural disease (goitre, nodules and cancer). Management is often straightforward, but there are pitfalls that may lead to misdiagnosis, overdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment.

This module approaches common thyroid problems in general practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Choose the best screening tool for thyroid dysfunction and is aware of parameters and resulting treatment plans
  • Know of the health impact of subclinical hypothyroidism, particularly in older people
  • Initiate appropriate assessments of palpable goiter and thyroid nodules
  • Provider name

    Medical Journal of Australia

    Provider number

    N/A

    Type

    Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review

    Duration

    1h : 0m

    CPD Points/Hours

    MBA: 1h : 0m

    Topic

    Endocrine System Diseases

    Audience

    Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

    Delivery
    Title
    Managing Thyroid Disease in General Practice
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Endocrine Nursing
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    CPD Points
    MBA: 1h : 0m
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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