Medication Management, Urology

Current and Emerging Treatment Options for Common Menopausal Symptoms (CCCEP)

While some women go through the transition of menopause with few or noticeable symptoms, others experience vasomotor effects or “hot flashes” and genitourinary symptoms that affect their daily lives. Many women suffer through an unnecessary burden of discomfort related to the effects of this physiologic transition when they could benefit from available treatment options. The […]

DURATION

1 hour

PROFESSION

Pharmacy

# OF CREDITS

1.75

ACCREDITATION

CCCEP

EXPIRY DATE

2023-03-09

While some women go through the transition of menopause with few or noticeable symptoms, others experience vasomotor effects or “hot flashes” and genitourinary symptoms that affect their daily lives. Many women suffer through an unnecessary burden of discomfort related to the effects of this physiologic transition when they could benefit from available treatment options.

The objective of this online program is to help educate and support Canadian pharmacists about best practices for treating menopausal symptoms related to estrogen deficiency, understanding the effects of these symptoms, with a focus on current and new treatment options.


This program has received financial support and an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer Canada ULC.

Faculty

Michelle Jacobson, MD FRCSC MHSc NCMP
Jessie Haggai, B.Pharm, CDE, CPT
Nese Yuksel, BScPharm, PharmD, FCSHP, NCMP

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education program, participants will be better able to:

  • Describe the two most common menopausal symptoms, vasomotor symptoms (VMS) and genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), and their effects on quality of life
  • Review the role of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT)
  • Recognize the emergence of novel treatment options
  • Address the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) and available treatment options

Accreditation

This continuing education lesson is designed primarily for pharmacists and has been accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for 1.75 CEU(s). CCCEP File Number: 1066-2021-3365-I-P
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 1.75
Duration: 1 hour

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