Module I: Endocrinology - CME Evaluation (sec ID 193)

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Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, the participants will:

  • Interpret the structure of the sex hormones & their metabolism

  • Review key signs & symptoms of adrenal fatigue and relevant lab testing

  • Evaluate the differences between specialized compounding and manufacturing medications

  • Discuss the various patient care areas that involve specialized compounding

  • Recognize the hormonal changes that manifest during the aging process, including functions of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone & DHEA in the body

  • Review the literature on synthetic & bio-identical hormone replacement

  • Assess treatment, dosages, and side effects of BHRT

  • Discuss roles of iodine in the body, and treatment of iodine deficiency

  • Recognize symptoms of PMS and accompanying treatment modalities

  • Review conventional & metabolic treatments for PCOS

  • Recognize clinical manifestations of hypothyroidism

  • Discuss treatment for hormone replacement, including compounded thyroid medications

  • Investigate the importance of measuring hormonal tissue levels, in diagnosing hormonal imbalances & in monitoring bio-identical hormone replacement

  • Evaluate the urine monitoring of hormone levels & metabolites, with specific algorithms for practice

  • Discuss the methodology of scientific support for & the differences in, saliva, urine & blood testing of hormones

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 24.00 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.
Course opens: 
02/22/2021
Course expires: 
02/21/2022
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Available Credit

  • 24.00 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.
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