Pri-Med East

Boston, MA | December 4-7, 2019

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

It's More Than Menopause: An Update on Women’s Health

Description

Information reaches clinicians at a fast and furious pace. This session will help you keep up with a review of some recent literature that impacts the health of women and other individuals. During this session, the faculty will discuss recent findings on the following topics: hormonal therapy and cancer risk, the role of testosterone in women’s health, central obesity and CAD, HPV immunizations and rates of cervical cancer, and prevention strategies for breast cancer, including chemo prophylaxis for high risk individuals, guidelines for BRCA screening, and comparison of various mammography recommendations.

Learning Objectives

Describe current findings in literature on hormonal therapy, HPV immunizations, CAD and weight distribution, breast cancer prophylaxis, and screening guidelines

Appraise current findings in the literature and their relevance to women’s health

Apply the recent findings from the literature to primary care


Speakers

Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C

Dr. Susan Feeney is an Assistant Professor at UMass Medical School Graduate School of Nursing and is the Coordinator of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. For the past 20 years she has provided comprehensive primary care in a family practice clin...

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