Confidence in the Menopause: A Practical Approach for Primary Care

Thursday 23rd April 9:30am - 16:30pm

An RCGP accredited day workshop, in Stratford upon Avon, focusing on an evidence-based approach to choosing the right treatment for perimenopausal and menopausal women. Suitable for GPs leading menopause within their practice, practice nurses with an interest in the menopause, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the menopause.

 

Itinerary

9.45 - 11.00 - Why is menopause a priority in primary care?

  • Symptoms of menopause including genito-urinary syndrome of the menopause (GSM)
  • Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
  • Health risks of menopause
  • Impact of menopause at work

11.00 - 11.15 - Coffee

11.15 - 12.45 - Managing the menopause

  • Lifestyle
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • Non-hormonal treatments
  • Complementary treatments
  • Management of genito-urinary syndrome of the menopause

12.45 - 1.30 - Lunch 

1.30 - 2.15 - Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

  • Evidence based discussion of benefits of HRT – symptoms and health benefits
  • Evidence to support body identical HRT
  • Testosterone for women
  • Risks of HRT
  • Overview of guidelines – NICE / IMS / ESHRE

2.15 - 3.30 - From Evidence into Practice: Practical Case Studies

3.30 - 3.45 - Coffee

3.45 - 4.15 - Open Q and A

This educational workshop is accredited by RCGP.

Speakers include: 

Dr Louise Newson BSc(Hons) MBChB(Hons) MRCP FRCGP - GP And Menopause Specialist

Dr Sarah Ball MBChB, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG, DFFP - GP With Special Interest In Menopause

Dr Rebecca Lewis MBBS, FRCA, DRCOG, MRCGP - GP With Special Interest In Menopause

Dr Alice Duffy MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG - GP With Special Interest In Menopause

For more information and to book your place, click here.

*This event is for healthcare professionals only*