Thyroid Nodule and Thyroid Cancer Primer Agenda

  • This course is an ideal learning environment for physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, researchers, medical students, residents, fellows, and any other caregivers involved in the care of patients afflicted with thyroid and parathyroid disease. Thursday July 27, 2017 Burroughs, Conference level Westin Boston Waterfront 425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210, United States Course Chairs: T.B.A. **Please note: program details are subject to change. 12:30-12:35    Welcome 12:35-12:45    Surgical anatomy of the thyroid and parathyroid glands 12:45-13:00    Thyroid physiology – the essentials 13:00-13:20    Work up of a patient with a thyroid nodule 13:20-13:35    Thyroid carcinoma 13:35-13:55    Thyroidectomy: the how, why and when 13:55-14:10    Postoperative management and complications 14:10-14:25    Long term follow-up of the patient with well differentiated thyroid carcinoma 14:25-14:50    Panel: Thyroid 14:50-15:15    Break / Discussion 15:15-15:30    Parathyroid physiology and hyperparathyroidism – the essentials 15:30-15:45    Work up of the patient with an elevated serum calcium 15:45-16:00    Parathyroidectomy – Pearls and pitfalls 16:00-16:30    Panel: Parathyroid / Thyroid   Primer Details