Online Education | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2016
This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings. Each presentation focuses on current recommendations and pharmacotherapeutic principles for women's health problems commonly seen in primary care. You may register for the entire course or for individual presentations.
Comments from Conference Attendees:
"All speakers were great! I feel that I came away with new and current knowledge for myself and my clients."
"I loved that each presenter was well-versed and that each excels in their field."
"There was something in every talk that will change my practice."
Women’s health nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this activity set, you will be better able to:
- Describe pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic considerations specific to Women’s Health.
- Review diagnosis and management of disorders of hypercoagulability in women.
- Compare and contrast the different drug mechanisms to treat osteoporosis.
- Construct medical treatment options for transgender youth.
- Recognize new treatment guidelines for STDs.
- Discuss from case studies provided the etiology and treatment for common sexual problems such as low libido, vaginal dryness and dyspareunia.
To earn contact hours for this activity:
- View/listen to the presentations.
- Study the handouts.
- Complete the evaluations.
After submitting the evaluations, you can download and print your certificate. A record of contact hours earned will be in your account for six years.
- David Breland, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s, Seattle
- Catherine Davies, MD, Psychiatric Hospitalist, Swedish Medical Group, Seattle
- Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD, Medical Director, Infectious Disease Clinic, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center; Assistant Medical Director, Madison Clinic, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
- Carolyn “Libbey” Livingston, PhD, ARNP, Clinical Specialist, Adult Psychiatric Nursing, Self-Employed, Seattle
- Bethany Samuelson, MD, Senior Fellow, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, UW
- Joshua Villarreal, PharmD, MPA, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
- Christy Weiland-Hamilton, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
- Veronika Zantop, MD, Psychiatric Hospitalist, Swedish Medical Group, Seattle
- Barbara Bjeletich, MSN, ARNP, Emergency Department provider and faculty, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical, Seattle; Faculty, Seattle University, Seattle
- Vicki Fox, MSN, ARNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Community Health Center of Snohomish County Outreach Clinics, Everett and Dr. Cynthia Taylor’s Family Clinic, Burien; Clinical Adjunct Faculty, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Seattle University, Seattle
- Retha Hay, MN, ARNP, Nurse Practitioner, Employee Health, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle; ACLS Instructor, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
- Joan Riesland, MEd, BSN, RN, Continuing Education Specialist and Lead Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
UW=University of Washington, Seattle
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- 7.60 Contact hours
- 7.60 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level