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What is the Menopause course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS

This session explains the demographics, physiology, and consequences of the menopause and provides an insight into counselling women about the timing and effects of the menopause.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in December 2020.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the demographics, physiology and consequences of the menopause
  • Diagnose perimenopause and menopause, and know which investigations are required
  • Explain what factors contribute to the effects of the menopause
  • Counsel women about the changes occurring at the perimenopause and the menopause
  • Appreciate the importance of premature or early menopause

The menopause is the final menstrual period and is only known retrospectively one year after the event. It is the permanent cessation of the menstrual cycle due to loss of ovarian follicular activity.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Heather Currie MB BS, FRCOG, MRCGP, MFFP,
Associate Specialist Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

Dr Heather Currie MB BS, FRCOG, MRCGP, MFFP is an Associate Specialist gynaecologist and obstetrician at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where she specialises in Menopause, Pre Menstrual syndrome and Sub-fertility. She is a member of the British Menopause Society council, Scottish Clinical Director for the National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome, Associate Editor for the Journal of family planning and Reproductive Healthcare, on the editorial Board for Mims Women’s Health, National Lead for SAS doctors in O & G and Managing Director of Menopause Matters Ltd which runs the award winning website www.menopausematters.co.uk and publishes the quarterly Menopause Matters magazine. She is the author of the award winning book, Menopause, answers at your fingertips.

Delivery
Title
What is the Menopause course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Women's health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3_06a_06
Access Duration (in months)
12
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