Management of Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer: A Curriculum Based on American Thyroid Association Guidelines with Bethesda System of Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology Correlation

Format Publication ID Version Published
Presentation 9512 1 August 21, 2013

Description

The aim of this PowerPoint presentation is to assist radiologists and endocrinologist (both in practice and in training) in their management of thyroid nodules according to American Thyroid Association (ATA) guidelines. We have selected 20 thyroid nodules and discussed their management according to ATA guidelines for a better practical understanding of these recommendations.

Citation

Bhargava P, Seyal A, Lall C, Verma S, Bodmer N, Bastawrous S, Moshiri M, Dighe M. Management of Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer: A Curriculum Based on American Thyroid Association Guidelines with Bethesda System of Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology Correlation. MedEdPORTAL; 2013. Available from: www.mededportal.org/publication/9512

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Educational Objectives

  1. Review of the clinical and ultrasound features of thyroid nodules followed by recommendations regarding fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC).
  2. Brief review of salient recommendations for management of differentiated thyroid cancer and role of radioiodine remnant ablation in its management.
  3. Carefully selected 20 thyroid nodules are presented in a quiz format. Their management is discussed according to the recommendations made by American Thyroid Association.

Keywords

  • Thyroid Nodule (MeSH), Nodules, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Neoplasms (MeSH), Curriculum (MeSH), Guidelines, Standards (MeSH), American Thyroid Association

Specialty

  • Medical
    • Adolescent Medicine
    • Cytopathology
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • Pathology-Anatomic & Clinical

Competencies Addressed

  • Medical
    • Medical Knowledge
    • Patient Care
    • Practice-based Learning & Improvement
    • Systems-based Practice

Professional Interest

  • Evaluation of Clinical Performance
  • Quality Improvement

Organ Systems

  • Endocrine system

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
  • University/College Graduate
    • Doctoral Student
    • Masters Student
  • University/College Undergraduate
    • Undergraduate Student

Instructional Methods

  • Lecture

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