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"It's Not Your Thyroid?" - When it is and when it isn't, and how to figure it out!

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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MAOPS - Missouri
Dustin Higgins, DO
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In this presentation, Dr. Higgins will discuss appropriate thyroid laboratory testing and how to construct a treatment plan based on testing and symptomatology.   He will also go over how to discriminate between false positive and false negative testing.  His overall goal for this presentation is to improve thyroid disease diagnosis and treatment.    

Learning Objectives:
1. Choose appropriate thyroid laboratory testing.
2. Construct a plan based on testing and symptomatology.
3. Discriminate false positive or negative testing.
4. Be able to improve thyroid disease diagnosis and treatment.

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS)  is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditä.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Disclosure:
The MAOPS Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.





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Dr. Dustin Higgins was born and raised in Gilbert, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. He is the seventh of nine children. He went to college at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and then to medical school at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. He was trained in Internal Medicine at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis and then completed a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He currently practices in Quincy, Illinois as the only Endocrinologist in his group. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He enjoys fishing and pond swimming with his wife and six boys.

Dr. Higgins has no disclosures. 

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