In this comprehensive course, delve into the intricate world of thyroid disorders and their intricate connection to cardiovascular health. By the end of this course, participants will possess a deep understanding of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism and be able to compare various treatment approaches. With a focus on special populations, such as older patients, pregnant women, and individuals with cardiovascular diseases, participants will master the art of tailored management strategies to provide the best possible care in diverse healthcare settings.
Member Cost: $0
Credits: 1.0 CE contact hours, 1.0 CE pharmacology hours
- Define hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism and list common causes.
- Discuss oral thyroid replacement products available for the treatment of hypothyroidism and the appropriate use of these products.
- Compare the available treatment modalities for patients with hyperthyroidism and their appropriate use.\
- Describe appropriate management strategies for special populations with thyroid disorders including older patients, pregnant women, and those with cardiovascular diseases.
Michele Merten, APRN, CNP, DNP
PCNA is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030602.