Managing Gynecologic Complaints in Adolescents

In this course, Dr. Simms-Cendan will present common adolescent gynecologic case scenarios, including differential diagnosis for clinicians to consider when treating these patients in their clinical practice.

Target Audience

Obstetricians, Gynecologists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Family Physicians, Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Midwives and all other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish the differences in the diagnosis and management of menstrual disorders in adolescent girls versus adult women.
  • Utilize office best practices for working with adolescents, taking into consideration scheduling, communication, ACOG resources and confidentiality policies.
Additional information
  • Haamid, F., Sass, A. E., & Dietrich, J. E. (2017). Heavy menstrual bleeding in adolescents. Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology, 30(3), 335-340.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
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Course expires: 

Judith Simms-Cendan, M.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology Clinic at Arnold Palmer/Winnie Palmer Hospitals
Orlando, Florida

Judith Simms-Cendan, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

Planning Committee (Ob/Gyn Symposium):

Jason S. James, M.D., FACOG, indicated that he is an employee/owner of Cord Blood Registry and is on the speakers' bureau for Hologic, AMAG Pharmaceuticals and Duchesnay USA.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual has been mitigated.

James Esserman, M.D., Maria Victoria Lopez-Beecham, M.D., Dibe Martin, M.D., Rene Paez, M.D., and Larry S. Spiegelman, M.D., have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.  

*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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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 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
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