Women's Health 2013: The 21st Annual Congress March 22-24, 2013 Washington, DC

Women's Health Congress
Accreditation 2013

This activity is jointly sponsored/co-provided by:
Academy of Women's Health
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Academy of Women's Health and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation

This educational activity for 23.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AAFP Accreditation

This Live activity, Women's Health 2013: The 21st Annual Congress, with a beginning date of March 22, 2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 22.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANP Accreditation

This program is approved for 21.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 10.75 hours of pharmacology) by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1209329.

This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, midwives and other allied health professionals who care for women, including internists, family practitioners, and general obstetrician-gynecologists, and nurses in those fields.

Statement of Need/Program Overview

This program is designed to provide physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals with a broad range of topics relevant to women's health across the lifespan. This includes the most recent research and its application to patient care, and the most current information in diagnosis and therapeutics.

Conference Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Describe recent advances in cancer screening and treatment, including cervical, ovarian, and breast cancer
  2. Explain current data that will facilitate the prevention, diagnosis, and management of diseases in women
  3. Identify evidence-based approaches to address the management of reproductive health issues, including menopause, contraception, and adolescent sexual health
  4. Define practical strategies for assessing and promoting preventive health measures in women, including cardiovascular risk reduction, fracture risk reduction, and reduction of risk associated with diabetes and hyperlipidemia
  5. Describe state of the art approaches to treating patients with pelvic pain, endometriosis, HIV, and mood disorders
  6. Apply evidence based approaches to treating women with urogynecological disorders and vaginitis as well as sexual health disorders
  7. Describe and treat common problems in dermatology in women
  8. Utilize the most recently released pap smear guidelines
  9. Discuss the controversies that surround the area of treatment and diagnosis of osteoporosis
  10. Apply environmental health into daily practice with patients
  11. Describe the treatment of diabetes during the reproductive years
  12. Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be mailed to you within 3 weeks.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by PIM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.