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Postgraduate course

Moderne endokrinkirurgi: fra bilete til behandling

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The student ..

- has a basic understanding of imaging thyroid nodules, parathyroid glands and lymph nodes with ultrasound and with radioactive tracers

- understands the principles behind different treatment strategies for thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and hyperparathyroidism


The student ..

- can perform a basic ultrasound examination of the neck

- can visualize and interpret PET/CT in dedicated software

- can work out a surgical treatment plan for thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and hyperparathyroidism

- can write a requisition for pathology examination

- can provide constructive feedback to colleagues

General competence

The student ..

- understands how the clinical presentation and imaging determine surgical treatment

- understands to which degree protocols for diagnosing and treating patients are based on clinical studies

Required Previous Knowledge

Have attained Bachelor of Medicine.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

Radiology: gastroradiology (6th term), endocrinology (8th term), surgery (6th and 8th term)

Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap


Teaching and learning methods

E-learning on mitt.uib.no, join the staff at the Dept. of Surgery and the PET centre, daily meeting at 15:00 - 16:00 h

Forms of Assessment

E-learning tasks on mitt.uib.no

Examination Support Material

No restrictions.

Grading Scale

Pass/no pass.

Assessment Semester


Course Evaluation

Anonymous feedback after course completion on https://mitt.uib.no

Course Coordinator

Martin Biermann (Dept. of Clinical Medicine), Katrin Brauckhoff (Dept. of Clinical Science)


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