Women's Health CME

Internal Medicine 2014 offered a rich program of courses in the area of Women’s Health. Some of the courses offered at Internal Medicine 2014 are available for sale in electronic formats.

 

Menopause 2014

This course answers the following questions:

  1. What new information is available about signs and symptoms of the menopause transition?
  2. What are effective nonhormonal and hormonal treatments for vasomotor symptoms and vaginal atrophy? What are their risks and benefits?
  3. What is the role of complementary and alternative medicine in the treatment of menopausal symptoms?
  4. What data are available about the use of "bioidentical" hormones during menopause?

 

Screening in Women: Cervical, Breast, and Ovarian Cancer 

This course answers the following questions:

  1. What are the current guidelines for Pap tests and the use of screening HPV tests? Which women should not receive Pap tests?
  2. What is the evidence for and against mammographic screening for women age 40 to 49 years? What is the evidence for mammographic screening for women aged 70 years or older, and what are current guideline recommendations for mammographic screening of older women?
  3. Which women should receive screening breast MRI?
  4. Which women should be referred for BRCA gene testing?
  5. Is there a role for screening pelvic examination, CA-125, or transvaginal ultrasonography in women at high risk for ovarian cancer?

 

Update in Women's Health

This course covers the following topics:

  1. 10 years Screening strategies for women with dense breasts
  2. Interval for repeat screening in women with low bone density
  3. Birth outcomes after gastric bypass
  4. Risks and benefits of menopause hormone therapy
  5. Risks of valproic acid for women who may become pregnant Risks and benefits of adding HPV to screening cytology for cervical cancer Risks and benefits of oral contraceptives in women with BRCA mutations
  6. Extending adjuvant tamoxifen for breast cancer to 10 years
  7. Risks and benefits of adding HPV to screening cytology for cervical cancer
  8. Risks and benefits of oral contraceptives in women with BRCA mutations

 

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