This event is intended for UK healthcare professionals only.
This event is sponsored by pharmaceutical companies who will share promotional information in their stands. They have had no influence over the agenda, content and selection of speakers. Representatives of the pharmaceutical industry will be in attendance at this virtual conference, they have virtual exhibition stands in the SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS area. Please inform yourself of the pharmaceutical companies that will be in attendance.

The two-day course outline

This Menopause Special Skills Course will take place online and is run by Dr Sarah Gray.

This agenda may be subject to change. A pre-course reading list will be provided and certificates of attendance will be available at the end of the course.

DAY ONE

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09:00 - Welcome and Introduction

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09:10 - Introduction to Menopause

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10:00 - The menopause consultation

  • Practical management
  • Products and prescribing

Q&A

11:00 - Break

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11:15 - Workshop: The menopause consultation

  • Introduction to the group
  • Practical prescribing and products

12:45 - Lunch

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13:30 - Cardiovascular and other medical problems

  • Cardiovascular disease in women
  • Arterial disease – risks and benefits of HRT
  • Venous disease – risk and benefits of HRT
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid disease
  • Gastro-intestinal tract

Q&A

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14:30 - Workshop: Cardiovascular and other medical problems

15:15 - Break

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15:30 - Gynaecology

  • Headline issues for the post reproductive years
  • Managing problems with vaginal bleeding

Q&A

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16:15 - Workshop: Managing problems with vaginal bleeding

  • Perimenopause
  • Post menopause
  • With HRT

17:00 - End of Day One

DAY TWO

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09:00 - Breast issues, menopause and hormones

Q&A

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10:00 - Workshop: Breast issues, menopause and hormones

11:00 - Break

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11:15 - Bone, brain and other considerations at midlife

  • Osteoporosis and the role of HRT
  • Aches and pains
  • Brain
    • Mood
    • Memory and cognition
    • Motivation and “mojo”

    Q&A

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12:05 - Workshop: Bone, brain and other considerations

12:50 - Lunch

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13:30 - Sexual health and translation to practice

  • Sexual health
  • Contraception
  • STI
  • Sexual function
  • Incorporating these issues into the consultation

Q&A

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14:30 - Workshop: Sexual health and translation to practice

15:20 - Break

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15:30 - Pulling it All Together

 

  • Messages to take back to practice
  • Governance
  • Further training and accreditation

16:15 - End of Day Two

A pre-course reading list will be provided and certificates of attendance will be available at the end of the course.