Patients presenting with prescriptions for thyroid-related conditions are common in community pharmacies. This module, which consists of 10 multiple-choice questions and has been specifically designed for pharmacists, will assess your current knowledge of common thyroid problems and abnormal thyroid function tests, enabling you to become familiar with the presentation of a variety of thyroid disorders, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and interpretation of thyroid function tests.
This module is customised to address the unique needs and responsibilities of pharmacists. It focuses on the practical aspects of thyroid disorders most relevant to your daily practice in community pharmacy. It provides a comprehensive understanding of these disorders, ensuring you can effectively recognise, manage, and advise patients on their thyroid medications
Accurate interpretation of thyroid function tests is crucial in the pharmacy setting. This module enhances your ability to interpret these tests correctly, allowing you to provide informed guidance to patients and ensure they receive the right medications.
Once you successfully complete all 10 questions - and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded a downloadable 1-hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your annual CPD Portfolio.
On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
Recognise the clinical symptoms and biochemistry of common thyroid problems
Understand the treatment options that are available for thyroid disorders