Women's Health

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

While some women go through the transition of menopause with few or less 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 physiological transition when they could benefit from available treatment options. […]

DURATION

1 hour

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Allied Health, Medical Resident, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

1

ACCREDITATION

Mainpro+

EXPIRY DATE

2023-02-28

While some women go through the transition of menopause with few or less 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 physiological transition when they could benefit from available treatment options.

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


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

Faculty

Michelle Jacobson, MD FRCSC MHSc NCMP
Marla Shapiro, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Marie-Claude Garant, MD, MCMF
Deanne Telner, MD, MEd, CFPC, FCFP

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 one credit-per-hour Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credit.
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 1
Duration: 1 hour

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