Moderne endokrinkirurgi: fra bilete til behandling

Postgraduate course

Course description

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, 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
Grading Scale
Pass/no pass.
Assessment Semester
Course Evaluation
Anonymous feedback after course completion on
Examination Support Material
No restrictions.
Course Coordinator
Martin Biermann (Dept. of Clinical Medicine), Katrin Brauckhoff (Dept. of Clinical Science)