Common Thyroid Diseases: Thyroid Function Testing, Subclinical Syndromes, Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors And Those Pesky Thyroid Nodules!
St Vincent’s hospital has found that GPs have a lack of awareness of specialist services available for patients, the relevant investigations and referral criteria. This lack of knowledge impacts upon best management of the patient’s health. Appropriate investigations and referral information assists the hospital to triage patients accordingly. GP education and use of Health Pathways Melbourne increases the awareness of referral options for their patients, particularly when there are long waiting lists to the public hospital services.
- Outline common abnormalities in thyroid function testing and their management.
- Assess manage and refer thyroid nodules referring to HealthPathways Melbourne if required
- Describe how immune checkpoint inhibitors are of relevance to thyroid disease.
- Use hospital guidelines and HealthPathways Melbourne to navigate management and referral for patients with common thyroid conditions.
- Presenter(s):Prof Richard MacIsaac
- Host:St Vincent's Hospital (Public)
- Duration:56.47 min
- Activity ID:161777
- QI&CPD Points:2