Women's Health

Women's Health Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 5 (WH5) Topics Include:  Shy-Drager Syndrome, Identify Dysfunctional Voiding, Reluctance of Vaccination During Pregnancy, Women with Infertility, Pain Following Cesarean Delivery, and more. 

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Course Topics

Bladder Outlet Obstruction/Urodynamics in Women

Diagnose and treat patients with neurogenic bladder; Recognize urinary dysfunction characteristic of patients with Parkinson disease and Shy-Drager syndrome; Identify patterns of urinary dysfunction in patients who have undergone radical pelvic surgery; Select appropriate urodynamic studies for patients with urinary dysfunction; Use the 9 Cs to interpret the findings of a urodynamic study.


List absolute and relative contraindications to hormone replacement therapy during and after menopause; Explain why transdermal estrogen is preferred over other routes for treatment of vasomotor symptoms of menopause; Manage a patient with vasomotor symptoms who is taking tamoxifen; Counsel a patient regarding effective and ineffective nonpharmacologic treatments for vasomotor symptoms of menopause; Summarize the risks and benefits of selective estrogen receptor modulators for treatment of symptoms of menopause.


Update on Women's Health

Distinguish type 1 from type 2 endometrial cancer; Determine whether a patient with endometrial cancer is a candidate for surgery, radiation therapy, or chemotherapy; Counsel patients with endometrial cancer about risk for recurrence and survival rates; Identify patients with dysfunctional voiding; Perform an appropriate workup for patients with symptoms of dysfunctional voiding.

The Female Pelvis

Define goals in the management of chronic pelvic pain; Explain a stepwise approach to the treatment of patients with chronic pelvic pain; Distinguish the causes of chronic pelvic pain; Compare surgical procedures in the management of pelvic organ prolapse; Highlight recommended techniques in performing sacrocolpopexy.

Practices in Vaccination

Counsel a pregnant woman who is reluctant to undergo vaccination during pregnancy; Design office procedures and protocols that maximize the likelihood that pregnant women will accept recommended vaccinations; List some advantages of the new recombinant, adjuvanted vaccine for hepatitis B; Identify special populations who need early immunization against pneumococcal disease; Create and post an immunization schedule for quick reference in the office setting.


Update on Breast Cancer

Recognize the role of axillary lymph node dissection in patients with breast cancer; Select patients with ductal carcinoma in situ most likely to benefit from nonsurgical treatment; Evaluate pathologic complete response rate after neoadjuvant therapy in patients with breast cancer; Choose among available genomic tests to optimize therapy in patients with breast cancer; Identify genomic markers that are useful prognostic indicators in patients with breast cancer.

Women's Reproductive and Urologic Health Review

Evaluate a patient with amenorrhea; Plan a diagnostic algorithm for women with infertility; Weigh the advantages and disadvantages of options for the treatment of menopausal symptoms; Select strategies for prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections in women; Provide women with options for treatment of urinary incontinence.

Postpartum Depression/Clozapine

Diagnose and manage postpartum depression; Distinguish between postpartum depression, postpartum psychosis, and baby blues; Counsel a lactating woman about safe use of antidepressant medication; List approved and common off-label uses for clozapine; Manage dosing and plasma levels of clozapine.

Opioids After Cesarean Delivery/PCOS and Insulin Resistance /IUD Evaluation

Create policies and procedures for the multimodal stepwise management of pain following cesarean delivery; Explain the role of transversus abdominis plane block after cesarean delivery; Summarize the spectrum of endocrine conditions associated with polycystic ovary syndrome and discuss its relationship to insulin resistance; Manage a patient with polycystic ovary syndrome; Counsel a patient with a malpositioned intrauterine device.

Breast Cancer /Prostatitis

Advise women at average risk for breast cancer about appropriate screening tests; Select strategies for cancer screening in women with dense breasts; Formulate treatment plans for women with high risk for breast cancer; Establish the diagnosis of acute and chronic prostatitis; Choose appropriate therapy for patients with chronic bacterial prostatitis.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Family PracticeInternal MedicineObesity and Nutrition.

If you have taken the current Women's Health CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Women's Health plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.


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