The Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules PIM is a web based tool that assists participants with the evaluation of their practice standards, to isolate areas of improvement through self-assessment and reduce gaps in the quality of care. Developed by expert faculty in the field of endocrinology to improve care nationwide for patients who suffer from this illness, and to increase awareness of practitioners regarding best practices.


Learner Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:

  • Evaluate the endocrinologist practice structure and processes to determine the extent to which they support the delivery of quality care
  • Develop and implement a self and/or practice wide improvement plan to improve patient care
  • Assess the practice performance of the endocrinologist on quality indicators through patient chart review
  • Describe recent advances relevant to the care of patients with thyroid nodules
  • Effectively assess and evaluate thyroid nodules by learning the adequate work-up for treatment
  • Determine when a thyroid scan or fine needle aspiration of a thyroid nodule are recommended and how to interpret the results
  • Target Audience

    This CME and MOC activity is intended for physicians seeking recertification in endocrinology and/or feedback on performance in this area of endocrinology. Note that an American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) ID is required for enrollment in this program.

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    New Resource for your practice: Chart Abstraction Tool
    Interested in what information the PIM will collect about your practice? Use this FREE downloadable Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules PIM chart abstraction tool, to get a sneak peek into the PIM or to start tracking charts in your practice.


    This activity is approved through the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Approved Quality Improvement (AQI) Pathway and is eligible for 20 points toward the Self-Evaluation of Practice Performance (Part 4) requirement of Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

    For each stage completed, 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be earned, for a total of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ awarded if all stages are completed.

    Due to the NEW MOC Requirements the ABIM has extended the expiration date of this module, approval is valid until December 31, 2016.
    Module Expires: December 31, 2016