Thyroid Function Testing and Thyroid Nodules (28 min.)
In this presentation, Dr. Christine Cherella reviews thyroid function testing, diagnosis, and possible challenges, and the workup for thyroid nodules.
Assistant Clinical Chief, Productivity, Quality, Reliability, and Safety, Division of Endocrinology; Associate Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Endocrinology; Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology
Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:
- Understand which thyroid function tests to order when considering different diagnoses
- Interpret thyroid function testing and understand possible challenges
- Be familiar with workup for thyroid nodules
In support of improving patient care, Boston Children’s Hospital is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 0.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Christine Cherella, MD: None
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (MD, DO, NP, PA), Contact Hours (Nurse, Nurse Practitioner)