This event is intended for UK healthcare professionals only.
It is the intention of the Menopause Special skills to have exhibitors from the pharmaceutical industry in attendance at this virtual conference, they will take virtual exhibition stands in the Exhibitor area.

The two-day course outline

Menopause Special Skills will now take place online on 1-2 December 2021
(approved as theory component of the FSRH Menopause Special Skills Module).

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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08:45 - Open for registration and networking

Virtual Meet your group on Zoom from 8:45 to 9:15 am

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09:15 - Welcome and Introduction

Dr Sarah Gray and Dr Jane Davis

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09:25 - Introduction to menopause

Dr Sarah Gray

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10:15 - The menopause consultation

Dr Jane Davis

Assessment and management
Consultation structure
Therapeutic options:

  • Hormonal treatments
  • Non hormonal treatments that can be prescribed
  • Complementary options and lifestyle modification

11:15 - Break

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11:30 - Group work - practical management

  • Products and prescribing

12:45 - Lunch

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13:30 - Cardiovascular and metabolic issues

Dr Sarah Gray

Factoring in 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
  • Other
  • Questions
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14:30 - Group work – case-based discussion

15:30 - Afternoon break

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15:45 - Gynaecology headline issues for the post reproductive years

Dr Louise Price

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16:30 - Group work: managing problems with vaginal bleeding

  • Perimenopause
  • Post menopause
  • With HRT

17:00 - End of day one

DAY TWO

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09:00 - Open for registration and networking

Zoom groups will be open for networking 

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09:15 - Breast issues, menopause and hormones, Questions

Dr Sarah Gray
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10:30 - Group work - case-based discussion

11:15 - Morning break

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11:30 - Bone health, Questions

Dr Sarah Gray
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12:20 - Group work - discussion

12:50 - Lunch

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13:30 - Sexual health…and translation to practice

Dr Jane Davis

Sexual health

  • Contraception
  • STI
  • Sexual function

Questions

Making the consultation effective
Questions

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14:45 - Group work

Case based discussion
Formulary development

15:20 - Transition/quick break

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15:30 - Pulling it all together

Dr Sarah Gray

  • Messages to take back to practice
  • Clinical records

Dr Jane Davis

  • Learning and reflection
  • Further training and accreditation

16:00 - Close

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