Primary Care of the Adult Woman: A Gynecologist’s Perspective

Primary care providers will be better able to provide regular screening and assessment for common gynecologic concerns.

Target Audience

Family Physicians, General Internists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Respiratory Therapists.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement strategies to improve urinary complaints such as stress incontinence and overactive bladder and explain the therapeutic options available.
  • Identify how to screen and apply treatment options for atrophic vaginitis and dyspareunia, which are often overlooked and underdiagnosed.
  • Implement the most current recommendations for mammogram, cervical cancer, osteopenia and osteoporosis screening in the adult woman.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Screening in Average-Risk Women, ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 179, July 2017.
  • Ann Intern Med. 2016;164(4):279-296. doi:10.7326/M15-2886.
  • Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention, ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 168, October 2016.
  • Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Risk Assessment, ACOG Committee Opinion, Number 634, June 2015.
  • Osteoporosis, ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 129, September 2012.
  • Management of Menopausal Symptoms, ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 141, January 2014.
  • Urinary Incontinence in Women, ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 155, November 2015.
  • Data from National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Breast cancer screening and diagnosis. Version 1.2016; Oeffinger KC, Fontham ET, Etzioni R, Herzig A, Michaelson JS, Shih YC, et al. Breast cancer screening for women at average risk: 2015 guideline update from the American Cancer Society [published erratum appears in JAMA 2016;315:1406]. JAMA 2015;314:1599–614; and Siu AL. Screening for breast cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [published erratum appears in Ann Intern Med 2016;164:448]. Ann Intern Med 2016;164:279–96.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
10/01/2018
Course expires: 
10/01/2020

Jason S. James, M.D., FACOG
Secretary and Treasurer, Medical Staff
Baptist Hospital of Miami

Jason S. James, M.D., indicated that he is on the speakers bureau with AMAG Pharmaceuticals and Color Genomics. He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

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

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

ABIM MOC 

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

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NOTE: ABIM MOC points will be submitted by the 15th of the month following completion.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/01/2018
Course expires: 
10/01/2020
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NOTE: ABIM MOC points will be submitted by the 15th of the month following completion.

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