Basics about Thyroid Cancer
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, stages, and treatment of thyroid cancer.

Course Publication Date: April 16, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:DTC041218
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Women's Health

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Learning Objectives
  • Describe the function of the thyroid gland and how it works.
  • Discuss types of thyroid cancer and incidence.
  • Name the stages of cancer of the thyroid.
  • Discuss the most common system used to describe stages of cancer.
  • List three symptoms of thyroid cancer.
  • List three risk factors associated with thyroid cancer.
  • Name two tests used for screening and diagnosis of thyroid cancer.
  • Discuss treatment options for thyroid cancer.


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