Self-Study | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2012 - Clinical Uses of Metformin in Women

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Clinical Uses of
Metformin in Women

This course presents 1) the evolving role of metformin in clinical scenarios other than diabetes, 2) the role of metformin in women’s health care with an emphasis on obesity, weight loss and PCOS, and 3) the changing understanding of obesity and how metformin fits into this understanding and management of PCOS. The course is designed for advanced practice nurses and other health care professionals.

The course was recorded in May 2012 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts.

Publish Date: June 21, 2012. This course will be available for three years from this date.

 

Target Audience

Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the evolving role of metformin in clinical scenarios other than diabetes.
  • Describe the role of metformin in women’s health care with an emphasis on obesity, weight loss and PCOS.
  • Discuss the changing understanding of obesity and how metformin fits into this understanding and the management of PCOS.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Topics: 
  • Evolving role of metformin in clinical scenarios other than diabetes.
  • Role of metformin in women’s health care with an emphasis on obesity, weight loss and PCOS.
  • Changing understanding of obesity and how metformin fits into this understanding and the management of PCOS.
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
06/21/2012
Expires: 
11/16/2016
Cost:
$30.00

Gerard Letterie, OD
Reproductive Endocrinologist, Center for Reproductive Sciences; Fellow and Diplomat of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American College of Physicians; Associate Clinical Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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