Conference for primary care providers


This conference is designed to keep primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals abreast of best practices in outpatient care of thyroid-related medical issues. Topics include hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, hypothyroidism, and a discussion of interesting thyroid cases. The conference will feature nationally recognized faculty from the UVM Health Network and provide ample time for question and answer, as well as networking with other area providers.


Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  1. Outline the appropriate evaluation of hyperthyroidism.
  2. Identify some of the challenges faced when assessing and treating patients with hypothyroidism.
  3. Provide clinical direction on how to properly evaluate thyroid nodules.
  4. Determine how to interpret common and challenging thyroid function test results.
  5. Discuss individual questions and cases with the faculty.


Jointly Accredited Provider TMIn support of improving patient care, the Robert Larner MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4.5 Nursing Contact Hours.


This Live activity, Primary Care Update: Clinical Thyroidology 2019, with a beginning date of 05/10/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Nursing Scholarships will be awarded for up to four nurses.  Please send a 300-500 word essay on your interest in this program and how it would improve or impact your care of patients.  Please send your submission to Sheena Barnes (  Deadline for consideration: April 19


  • Health Care Professionals - $150
  • Medical Resident or Student with credit - $75
  • Medical Resident or Student without credit - $25 

Enrollment is limited; please register by May 1, 2019. An additional $40 will be added after that date. Continental breakfast is provided, lunch is on your own.


Refunds, minus an administrative fee of $75, will be made only if notice of cancellation is received in writing by April 26, 2019.  However, you may substitute another individual in your place by calling the CMIE office at 802-656-2292.


The conference syllabus will be available as an electronic download with presentations as PDF files (included with your registration fee).  Please plan to bring your laptop or electronic device with you to the conference to view both the conference materials as well as to complete the online conference evaluations via the UVM CMIE credit system. You will receive an email notification (via the email you used to register for this conference) about a week prior to the conference start date that presentations will be available for downloading. Please note: printed syllabus, paper copies of evaluations and paper CMIE certificates will no longer be provided.


Conference Details

Program Schedule