Thyroid Disorders
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about the thyroid gland – how it functions, various thyroid disorders, tests for thyroid function, signs and symptoms of both hyper- and hypothyroidism, causes of both, and types of thyroid cancer.

Course Publication Date: May 19, 2020

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:TS121019
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Critical Care Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
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Learning Objectives
  • Describe how the thyroid functions.

  • Discuss what the function of the thyroid is.

  • Identify three common tests to examine thyroid gland function.

  • List four common thyroid problems.

  • Name three signs and symptoms of both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

  • List the three distinct parts of Graves’ disease.

  • List three facts about thyroid nodules.

  • Name four types of thyroid cancer.



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