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It’s Getting Hot in Here: The Unaddressed Problems of Vasomotor Symptoms During Menopause

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May 7, 2021
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TARGET AUDIENCE:
This activity is intended for OB/GYN’s, endocrinologists and internists who treat menopausal women.   
PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
In three brief video segments and interactive learning moments, expert faculty provide practical guidance for managing and treating menopausal vasomotor symptoms. Discussion covers gaps in care, guideline recommendations, a novel mechanism for controlling vasomotor symptoms, and strategies to communicate with patients. Hear first-hand testimonials from patients to learn more about how vasomotor symptoms impact their quality of life. 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Demonstrate increased knowledge and awareness about the long-term vasomotor symptoms that women experience in menopause and the potential to have a negative influence on quality of life.
  • Explain how the neurokinin (NK) receptor pathway is believed to be involved in the etiology of hot flashes in menopausal women.
  • Describe resources available for educating patients about therapies for menopause and strategies for encouraging women to make informed decisions about managing the vasomotor symptoms of menopause.

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