Hormone Replacement Therapy: Today! Not Yesterday!

Bio-identical hormone therapy, alternative hormone delivery methods and testosterone use in women have been significantly researched for safety and efficacy. Learn more about the evidence supporting the safe use of these therapies and when to consider these interventions. 

 

Target Audience

Family physicians, General Internists, OB/GYNs, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the data supporting the use of hormone replacement therapy, and analyze where the negative consumer reaction and clinical bias associated with its use transpired.
  • Recognize the rationale behind bio-identical hormone therapy and how it differs from therapies offered in the past.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Dimitrakakis & Bondy. Breast Cancer Research. 2009; 11:12 Glaser, R. Menopause: Journal of NAMS, 21:6.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
08/01/2017
Course expires: 
07/31/2020

Randy A. Fink, M.D., FACOG
Obstetrician and Gynecologist            
Baptist and Mariners Hospitals 
Medical Director
Miami Center of Excellence for Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Florida Keys Obstetrics & Gynecology
Miami, Florida 

Randy A. Fink, M.D., FACOG, is a consultant with Biote Medical, Inc., and on the speakers bureau for Cynosure, Inc.

Dr. Fink will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentations or discussions.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
             
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2017
Course expires: 
07/31/2020
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NOTE: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points will be automatically reported to the ABIM. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

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