UCSF Controversies in Women's Health

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Full Course:  11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 02/28/21)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  This activity was designed for family physicians, internists, gynecologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and all others involved in providing quality health care for women. Special attention will be paid to the day-to-day controversies of office practice, emphasizing preventive medicine, diagnosis and treatment of common disorders, issues in women’s health, and current approaches to management of chronic illness.

A Practical Update of Controversial Issues in Women's Health

UCSF Controversies in Women’s Health covers a broad range of topics — including the diagnosis and treatment of common gynecologic and medical disorders of women — to help you better:
  • Handle day-to-day controversies of office practice
  • Discuss and implement new guidelines for preventive medicine for women
  • Diagnose and treat common disorders
  • Implement current approaches to management of chronic illness


This course is strictly ONLINE with no download – an internet connection is critical in order to do this course.  Do not complete testing prior to the end of your chosen date period or your dates will be adjusted.

Series 1 (UCSFWH1)

To view topic outline of the full course, see below:

Full Course:
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Available in Interactive format.
Only Available Option: Full

Course Topics

Well-Woman Visits in 2018: How Should We Approach Cervical Cancer Screening and Routine Pelvic Examinations

Prevention of Common Infections in Women: Best Practices in Vaccination

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Current Guidelines for Hypertension, Lipids, and Aspirin

Preventing, Recognizing, and Managing Opiate Use Disorders

Updates in Contraception: Advances in Technical and Interpersonal Care

Current Concepts in Caring for Transgender Patients

Current Strategies for Menopause Management

Understanding Central Sensitization Syndromes: Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pelvic Pain, and Painful Bladder Syndrome

Updates in Breast Cancer Screening

Best Practices in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Cutting-edge Genetics, Made Easy

Gynecologic Cancers in the Age of Precision Medicine

Management of Obesity: Diet, Drugs, and Surgery

Common Sports Injuries in Women

Current and Emerging Strategies for Osteoporosis

Course Objectives

After viewing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss and implement new guidelines for women for prevention and early detection of cancer with clinical exams, pap tests, genetic tests, and diagnostic imaging
  • Discuss and implement new guidelines for women to prevent infectious diseases with vaccines, screening, and counseling
  • Discuss and implement current guidelines for women to prevent cardiovascular diseases with treatment of hypertension, lipid disorders, and aspirin
  • Diagnose and treat common and controversial problems in women's health including osteoporosis, menopause, fibromyalgia, obesity, cognitive impairment, sports injuries, and allergies
  • Counsel patients about new developments in genetic testing
  • Understand new treatment options for women with gynecologic cancers
  • Counsel patients about treatment options in contraception
  • Provide comprehensive health care for transgender patients
  • Select the best diagnostic tests
  • Evaluate and prescribe new medications
  • Utilize optimal strategies to enhance value in medical practice
  • Advocate for quality health care services for women


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Series Release: March 1, 2018
Series Expires: February 28, 2021
Estimated time to complete: 11.75 hours
CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test and evaluation. CME Credit registration forms must be submitted prior to series expiration date.

Additional Information


Expand Your Skills

Available online, UCSF Controversies in Women’s Health provides a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. With convenient online access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews, you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest applications into your daily practice.


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