This lecture will help Primary Care Physicians navigate the geriatric population's screening, diagnosis, and treatment of common gynecological concerns. Case studies will be reviewed to show examples of common geriatric gynecological issues.
· Learners will identify clinical characteristics of and diagnostic testing for menopausal status
· Learners will gain options for treatment of climacteric symptoms of menopause
Hormonal vs. Non-hormonal
Local vs. Systemic
Prescription vs. OTC vs. complementary
· Learners will improve patient outcomes by appraising the timing of initiation of menopausal hormone therapy
· Learners will provide patient safety by employing techniques for surveillance and cessation of interventions for menopause
· Learners will identify and differentiate individual manifestations of pelvic organ prolapse
· Learners will be able to suggest initial interventions for pelvic organ prolapse
Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
None of the planners for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.