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What you will learn

Course description: 

The aim of this comprehensive course is to educate the learner on the anatomy and physiology of the thyroid gland. The module will also discuss common thyroid pathologies and review the diagnostic modalities used in diagnosing thyroid pathology.




Course objectives: 

  • identify the importance of the thyroid hormones for the physiology of the human body
  • describe the process of production, storage and excretion of the thyroid hormones
  • outline the control mechanisms in thyroid hormone production and release
  • discuss common thyroid pathology
  • describe cause(s), consequences and treatment of frequently occurring thyroid diseases
  • name the diagnostic modalities that are used to find or exclude thyroid pathology
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

Willem Van Hoorn

Course disclaimer: 

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