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“Midlife Women’s Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Care” is a one-day continuing medical education (CME) course for medical professionals presented by the Midlife Women’s Health Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Midlife Women’s Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Care

Date: 07/18/2014 - 07/18/2014
Time: 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Wyndham Hotel, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA
Contact: Jessica Johanson, jajohanson@partners.org
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Description:
Optimizing women's health at midlife requires an understanding of a wide range of medical specialties. In this course, a multidisciplinary group of experts from the Midlife Women's Health Center at Massachusetts General Hospital will present on cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, obesity, breast cancer, menopausal symptoms, urinary incontinence, skin aging, sleep and stress management.

Agenda:

8:00 am - Hormone Therapy: Historical Perspective and Current Controversy
8:45 am - Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Reducing Risk
9:30 am - Obesity and Women: Effective Approaches to a Complex Chronic Disease
10:30 am - Current Controversies in Osteoporosis
11:15 am - Keeping Skin Healthy as the Clock Ticks
1:00 pm - Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: An Update for 2014
1:45 pm - Evaluation and Management of Urinary Incontinence
2:30 pm - Complex Cases in Midlife Women’s Health
3:30 pm - Approach to Sleep Problems at Midlife
4:15 pm - The Relaxation Response: How to Counteract the Harmful Effects of Stress in Midlife

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to evaluate and counsel women regarding risk reduction and treatment options related to important health concerns at midlife, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, osteoporosis, skin aging and cancer, breast cancer, urinary incontinence, sleep disorders and stress.

ACCREDITATION:
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sponsored by the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Partners HealthCare


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