Controversies in Women’s Health 2017

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This course is designed to assist health care providers improve care of female patients based on emerging scientific and clinical evidence related to medical conditions that are unique to women, occur more frequently in women or present differently in women. The course includes presentations from key women's health specialty and subspecialty disciplines including obstetrics and gynecology, reproductive medicine, sexual health, menopausal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, internal medicine and preventive medicine.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

Summarize breast cancer risk assessment strategies and screening controversies

Implement effective strategies for the care of the transgender patient

Discuss evaluation and management strategies for pelvic pain

Describe a personalized approach to the use of menopausal hormone therapy

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Intended Audience

This annual course is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professionals who are committed to advancing the quality of care for their female patients.

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Westin Chicago River North. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Controversies in Women's Health when making your reservation. Visit our website for information regarding continuing education credits and guest rooms.