Thyroid disease and surgical management in the pediatric patient


This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 0.75 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Provide overview of pediatric thyroid disorders and medical management.
  • Discuss surgical indications for pediatric thyroid surgery.
  • Review thyroid surgical resection. 
  • Discuss postoperative management of pediatric patient following thyroid surgery.


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 Contact hours
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Mariel Marrano, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Pediatric Surgical Nurse Practitioner, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York 


Mrs. Marrano has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Available Credit

  • 0.75 Contact hours


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