Menopause / Hormone Replacement Therapy

Return to Women's Health sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


 

Learning Objectives

1. Counsel patients on lifestyle modifications to relieve the symptoms of menopause.
2. Discuss the risks and benefits associated with hormone replacement therapy and consider a woman’s symptoms and medical history to determine whether taking hormones is the best option for her.
3. Educate patients regarding their increased risk of coronary artery disease and osteoporosis following menopause and how to take preventive measures, including diet and exercise.
4. Recommend mental health counseling for depression, and medications to relieve severe menopausal symptoms.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/28/2017

Jennifer A. Keehbauch, MD, FAAFP – Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program; Director, Women’s Health Fellowship, Orlando

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/28/2017
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