Women's Health: Menopause

Identifies the hormonal and neurologic changes that occur during menopause. Discusses the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, as well as effective treatments, including medication and behavioral approaches. Describes the latest research on the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy, and identifies the conditions and symptoms for which HRT may be appropriate. Discusses the pros and cons of a variety of alternative remedies for menopausal insomnia, hot flashes, and depression, such as black cohosh and vitamin B supplements. Addresses recent developments in the prevention of chronic disease risk at menopause, including lifestyle changes and prophylactic medications.
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Hour 1

  1.    What is Menopause?
  2.    Estrogen and Progesterone
  3.    Signs and Symptoms of Perimenopause: What to Expect
  4.    Hormone Replacement Therapy
  5.    HRT and your Patient
  6.    Other Hormonal Therapies

 

Hour 2

  1.    Menopause and Sleep
  2.    Behavioral Approaches to Insomnia
  3.    Menopause and Depression
  4.    Menopause and Sex
  5.    Alternative Remedies
  6.    Vitamins

 

Hour 3

  1.    Reducing Menopausal Health Risks
  2.    Lifestyle Changes: How to Reduce the Health Risks of Menopause
  3.    How to Counteract Weight Gain
  4.    Emotions and Menopause

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the hormonal and neurologic changes that occur during menopause.
  2. Discuss the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, as well as effective treatments, including medication and behavioral approaches.
  3. Describe the latest research on the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy, and identify the conditions and symptoms for which HRT may be appropriate.
  4. Discuss the pros and cons of a variety of alternative remedies for menopausal insomnia, hot flashes, and depression, such as black cohosh and vitamin B supplements.
  5. Address recent developments in the prevention of chronic disease risk at menopause, including lifestyle changes and prophylactic medications.
Instructor M. O'Brien, M.D.
More Information About This Course: Womens Health: Menopause accreditation
# of Pages 43
Contact Hours: 3
NCBTMB Contact Hours 3 (Not Approved for NY)

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