We Can Do Better: Improving Care for Women Over Age 50
- Translate recent guidelines on hormone replacement therapy into clinical practice.
- Provide sensitive, informed care about common sexual issues in peri- and post-menopausal women.
- Counsel appropriately about important lifestyle issues in post-menopausal women.
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This activity is designed for family physicians, primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other team members who are interested in providing high quality health care to women over 50.
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- The Writing Group for the WHI Investigators. Risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy post-menopausal women: Principal results of the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2002;288(3):321-333.
- The Women's Health Initiative Steering Committee. Effects of Conjugated Equine Estrogen in Postmenopausal Women With Hysterectomy. The Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 2004;291:1701-1712.
- Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, Vol 19, No 3, pp 257-271, 2012
- JAMA. 2017;318(22):2234-2249. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16952
- Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society; Vol 24, No 7, pp 728-753; 2017
- Jack S. Annon (1976) The PLISSIT Model: A Proposed Conceptual Scheme for the Behavioral Treatment of Sexual Problems, Journal of Sex Education and Therapy, 2:1, 1-15, DOI: 10.1080/01614576.1976.11074483
- Office on Women’s Health.gov citation/reference
Cheri Olson, MD
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AAFP PRESCRIBED CREDIT
- 0.50 AAFP Prescribed