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Algorithm for the management of primary hypothyroidism

Algorithm for the management of primary hypothyroidism

Format

Knowledge

Published

March 10, 2016

Updated

December 1, 2016
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Programme Description

MIMS Pathway outlining the diagnosis and management of primary hypothyroidism in primary care.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand the definition, prevalence and common causes of primary hypothyroidism
  • List key signs and symptoms
  • Recall diagnostic criteria for overt and subclinical hypothyroidism
  • Discuss management in primary care and when to refer
  • Credit

    0.50

    Type

    Learning Credit(s)

    Disclosure

    Initiated, funded and reviewed by Amdipharm Mercury (AMCo) Group.
    Date of preparation: February 2016; AMCo/LIO/1015/0001e

    Faculty

    Activity reviewed by
    Dr Jackie Gilbert, consultant in endocrinology and general medicine, King's College Hospital, London

    Exam author
    Haymarket Medical

    Instructions

    This is an industry-supported learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (30 minutes learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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