Journal Club for Endocrine Nurses - Pediatric Hypothyroidism
September 16, 2022
This article reviews Pediatric Hypothyroidism. Readers will be able to better understand the diagnosis in children and the treatment. This will be measured by the nurse passes a quiz with at least 80% accuracy after completing the article.
After completing the article
- Participants will be able to identify the pathophysiology of hypothyroidism in children
- Participants will be able to identify the common signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism
- Participants will be able to discuss the standard treatments for hypothyroidism
- Participants will be able to identify the lab monitoring required for these patients
- Participants will be able to discuss the challenges faced in caring for patients with hypothyroidism, including medication non-compliance and frequent lab monitoring
UPMC: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation