Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy Symposium
This course is designed for physicians (internal medicine, family medicine, endocrinologists, general medicine, and OB-GYN), pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about the advancements of preventative and anti-aging medicine.
- Assess laboratory tests including serum, blood, saliva, and urine; pros and cons of each testing modality will be discussed
- Learn the neurobiology overview of male sexual response
- Identify the main causes of erectile dysfunction
- Identify the common thread between cardiovascular function and erectile dysfunction
- Discuss the importance of nitric oxide in sexual function
- Identify herbal, pharmacologic and mechanical interventions for treatment
- Clinical scenarios will be presented reflecting common hormone imbalances in female BHRT
- Diagnostic tools including clinical presentation and lab values will be utilized
- Identify the symptoms of testosterone deficiency in men and women
- Learn the effects of testosterone replacement therapy on sexual, cognitive, cardiovascular and inflammatory function
- Describe the relationship of testosterone to prostate disease
- Review the pathophysiology of hypothyroidism
- List some common misconceptions associated with thyroid disease and the scientific literature that supports new management
- Review the physiology of the menstrual cycle in women
- Identify the signs and symptoms of estrogen and progesterone deficiency
- Explore treatment options both in perimenopause and menopausal women
- Identify common bioidentical hormones compounded by pharmacies
- Recognition and treatment of harmful free radicals to provide a host of anti-aging hair, skin and nail beneficial effects
- 18.50 ACPE PharmacistThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
- 18.50 ACPE Pharmacy technicianThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
- 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 18.50 Completion