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A87 What you should know about menopause

Course summary

A comprehensive menopause update, this course will enhance clinical competence and confidence in caring for women in menopausal transition and postmenopause.

Who should attend?

GPs
Junior doctors
Advance Nurse Practitioners
Nurse practitioners
Practice nurses
Pharmacists

Important notes

Course material, certificate of attendance, and evaluations provided.

Cost

Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) POA


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Aims / objectives

  • Identify the significant advances in understanding the menopausal transition, symptoms and implications for women at midlife
  • Implement techniques for taking a relevant history and discussing common sexual health issues with peri and postmenopausal women
  • Review clinical presentations and examination features of symptomatic urogenital problems including vaginal atrophy
  • Discuss current peri and postmenopausal hormonal and non-hormonal treatment options and midlife health promotion
  • Demonstrate confidence in monitoring and patient counseling in the ongoing management of menopause and healthy aging

Course programme

  • Physiology, signs and symptoms and advances in knowledge about menopause
  • History taking, assessment and clinical features
  • Treatment options, hormonal and non-hormonal
  • Weighing HT risks, benefits and side effects
  • Perimenopausal contraception and symptom management
  • Vaginal atrophy and urogenital health
  • Sexual health issues- case presentations and analysis
  • Monitoring and counseling for midlife women's health and when to refer
  • Ongoing research and evidence-based guidelines

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