C-B 2017: A Laboratorian’s Guide to Thyroid Function Testing


All laboratory personnel from a laboratory that participated in the C-B 2017 Chemistry Survey product.

Credit Type: CE
Duration: 1 hour
Launch Date: August 7, 2017
Expiration Date: August 6, 2018 12:00 AM (ET)
Pricing: N/A
MOC Category: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Description
Staff from laboratories participating in the C-B 2017 Chemistry Survey product can individually earn CE credit by reading the Participant Summary (mailed to the institution or accessed online) and answering the online learning assessment questions. The online learning assessment questions reinforce concepts and discussion points presented in the reading.

Objectives
As a result of participating in this assessment activity, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the biosynthetic, metabolic and feedback mechanisms of thyroid hormone synthesis and release.
  2. Describe the analytes measured, methodologies used and analytical pitfalls in the laboratory assessment of thyroid function status.
  3. Discuss the biochemical profiles and causes of concordant and discordant thyroid function tests.

CE Information
CE (Continuing Education for non-physicians): The CAP designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit(s) of continuing education. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is approved for continuing education credit in the states of California and Florida.

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) accepts this activity to meet the continuing education requirements.

Technical Requirements
Pop-up blockers must be turned off.

CAP Learning has recognized that some Veteran’s Administration, US Government, and military participants may have difficulty accessing the online assessment portion of this activity. If you experience difficulty or have any questions, please contact a representative of the CAP Learning Division at 800-323-4040, Option 1 or education@cap.org.

Availability
This activity and evaluation is available August 7, 2017 and will expire on August 6, 2018 12:00 AM (ET). You MUST claim credit by this date and time.


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