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Management of Thyroid Disorders - 2 Hours

$10.00

Description

The purpose of this module is to expand the healthcare providers knowledge of the pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and complications related to thyroid dysfunction based on the most recent practice guidelines and up-to-date research.

Upon completion of this course, participant will be able to: 

  • Describe the functional role of the thyroid gland and its secreted hormones in homeostasis
  • Discuss the treatment options available in hypo- and hyperthyroidism, including combination products, sources, available formulations, cautions, and side effects.
  • Review the pathophysiology of hypo- and hyperthyroidism and goals of treatment
  • Recognize the most common causes of thyroid disorders
  • Identify proper thyroid function tests and corresponding levels for diagnosis of hypo- and hyperthyroidism
  • Consider dosage adjustments in thyroid supplementation requirements at different life stages, such as pregnancy or older age
  • List the clinical and subclinical signs and symptoms of hypo- and hypothyroidism; identify those that constitute a medical emergency
  • List the clinical benefits of levothyroxine
  • Review therapeutic equivalents for levothyroxine preparations and the importance of maintaining brand/generic consistency
  • Recognize the array of drug interactions with levothyroxine use
  • Define agranulocytosis; acknowledge risk with thionamide use and review presentation signs
  • Describe thyroid storm in hyperthyroidism, including causes and preferred treatment

 

Contact Hours : 2 Hours 

Course Fee: $10 / Participant 

Author: Alyssa Yousif, PharmD

Target Audience: Nursing Healthcare Professionals 

Instructional Methods:  Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.

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