Using a case-based approach, this CME activity will provide practical training on the management of congenital hypothyroidism. The course will address initial diagnostic testing and initiation of treatment in infancy through childhood and adolescence. It will review the clinical signs of hypothyroidism, the initial work up, appropriate dosing and delivery of thyroid hormone replacement, schedule of lab testing to monitor treatment and how to interpret results.
This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.
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Course Credit: Stanford University via Stanford OpenEdx
|Interview Parenting a Child with Congenital Hypothyroidism||00:05:00|
|Thyroid Feedback System||00:01:00|
|Thyroid Development in Utero||00:01:00|
|Thyroid Function at Birth||00:01:00|
|Inheritance, Anatomic, & Other Causes||00:02:00|
|Medication Dosage & Administration||00:03:00|
|Communicating Initial Diagnosis||00:06:00|
|Additional Diagnostic Tests||00:03:00|
|Monitoring CH Didactic 555||00:02:00|
|Monitoring Developmental Problems||00:01:00|
|Trial off Treatment – Parent Communication||00:03:00|
|Parent Communication on Medication Adherence 555||00:05:00|
|Why Is Big Data Important?||01:00:00|
|Submit Your Assignment||00:00:00|
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