Hyperthyroidism: Focus on Clinical Manifestations and Diagnosis

The Spotlight Series features health practitioners from a wide array of fields sharing their experience and expertise to provide care to patients at Baylor College of Medicine. The purpose of this series is to raise awareness on important health conditions commonly found within the patient population. Each session will aim to advance clinical knowledge, enhance the quality of patient care, and improve treatment outcomes.

Target Audience

Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Medical Students, and Staff.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the definition and prevalence of Hyperthyroidism.

  • Recognize the clinical manifestations of hyperthyroidism- especially Graves’s disease that causes orbitopathy and dermatopathy.

  • Summarize how diagnostic tests are used to identify the cause of hyperthyroidism.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Participation
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Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Participation
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