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Thyroid disorders in women

Thyroid disorders in women




Time to Complete

1 hour


March 3, 2016


February 7, 2019

Programme Description

Dr Jackie Gilbert highlights the signs and symptoms of thyroid disease in women, focusing on diagnosis, investigation, treatment and when to refer. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include red flags for thyroid cancer and the rising incidence of thyroid cancer in women. This activity includes case studies of thyroid disease in women.

This module, based on a presentation at MIMS Clinical Update 2015, brings you expert opinion and key learning points in an audiovisual format. You can play the audio presentation at a time to suit you while viewing the slides, pause and continue as needed. A CPD certificate is awarded for completing this module.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, the healthcare professional should be better able to:
  • Describe key features of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism
  • Be aware of treatment options for hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism
  • Be aware of potential side-effects of medication
  • Consider how best to investigate suspected thyroid cancer
  • Reflect on how patients who have had thyroid cancer risk should be followed up over time
  • Expert speaker and test author

    Dr Jackie Gilbert
    Consultant in endocrinology and general medicine
    King’s College Hospital


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credits (1 hour 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.


    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