Approach to Hyper and Hypothyroidism


April 1st, 2009 - April 1st, 2012
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the National Institutes of Health, millions of people in the U.S. have thyroid diseases. Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland is not active enough. If a patient’s thyroid is too active, it makes more thyroid hormones than your body needs. That condition is hyperthyroidism. This activity is supported in part by educational grants from Merck and Astellas.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 4/1/2012

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to: 1.) Review the presentation and evaluation of thyrotoxicosis. 2.)Improve understanding and comfort with various treatment options for hyperthyroidism. 3.) Describe the signs, symptoms, and associated conditions associated with hypothyroidism. 4.) Discuss the treatment of hypothyroidism including types of thyroid hormone replacement, target TSH for replacement, and surveillance after initiation of therapy.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.