This meeting endeavours to provide answers to the most commonly asked and most difficult questions in the management of post reproductive health. These will be put into the context of the Guideline on the Treatment and Management of the Menopause, published in 2015 by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the British Menopause Society of guidelines on hormone replacement therapy published in 2016.
Nationally and internationally recognised speakers will cover controversial questions in important areas such as:
- Pathophysiology of the menopause
- Risks of hormone dependent malignancies
- Cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis and cognitive problems
- Premature ovarian insufficiency: diagnosis and management
- Lifestyle, complementary therapies, HRT and alternatives for managing the menopause
The meeting will closely follow the recommended syllabus and is suitable for the theoretical component of the BMS/RCOG ‘Menopause’ Advanced Training Skills Module (ATSM) and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Advanced Menopause Certificate.
Case studies and breakout workshops will be used to illustrate management principles and develop care pathways for routine and complex menopause related problems.
After completing this course, you will be able to
- Recognise the ways in which the menopause can affect quality of life and long term health
- Target investigations according to each clinical scenario
- Individualise hormonal and alternative therapeutic regimens that best suit your patient
- Manage patients with menopause related problems confidently
- Identify and fully comprehend key research in the field of post-reproductive Health
- Use the course as the theoretical component of the RCOG ATSM
- Obtain the BMS/FSRH Advanced Menopause Certificate
- Claim a maximum of 13 CPD credits for full attendance at the meeting
Who should attend?
- Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and in Sexual Health
- Sub-specialist Trainees in Reproductive Medicine/Community Gynaecology
- SAS Doctors
- Consultants in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- General Practitioners, Practice Nurses and Specialist Nurses
- Community Gynaecologists
Mr Haitham Hamoda FRCOG, London
Mr Mike Savvas FRCOG, London
Mr Nick Panay FRCOG, London
Honorary Director of Conferences
Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham
Honorary Deputy Director of Conferences
Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shropshire