Update on Hypothyroidism
The goal of this course is to educate the nurses about the etiology, signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism. Nurses need to be familiar with clinical presentation of hypothyroidism so that timely diagnosis and treatment may be initiated.

Course Publication Date: May 28, 2020

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

Author:Denise L. Gray RN, MAS, BSN, CCM
Course No:UH052720
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize three signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism

  • List one appropriate laboratory test to diagnosis hypothyroidism

  • Discuss one medication used in the treatment of this disorder

  • Describe two important aspects of patient education for the patient with hypothyroidism


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