Well-Woman Exam

The primary care practitioner has the special and important responsibility to diagnose and manage patients with every category of ailment, injury and disease. Additionally, he or she must be well-versed in primary prevention and health promotion. 

This online course will provide practical, evidence-based strategies for primary care physicians who manage and treat common medical conditions and urgencies in women’s health.

Target Audience

Family physicians, general internists, hospitalists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians and respiratory therapists (personal growth).

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the important role of the primary care physician in women’s health.
  • Explain the current recommendations regarding cervical cancer screening and breast cancer screening. 
  • Review current HPV vaccine guidelines. 
  • Identify, treat and assess osteoporosis and osteopenia in adult women.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Pascale, A., Beal, M. W., & Fitzgerald, T. (2016). Rethinking the well woman visit: A scoping review to identify eight priority areas for well woman care in the era of the Affordable Care Act. Women's health issues, 26(2), 135-146.
  • Mandelblatt, J. S., Stout, N. K., Schechter, C. B., Van Den Broek, J. J., Miglioretti, D. L., Krapcho, M., ... & Cronin, K. A. (2016). Collaborative modeling of the benefits and harms associated with different US breast cancer screening strategies. Annals of internal medicine, 164(4), 215-225.
  • Rerucha, C. M., Caro, R. J., & Wheeler, V. (2018). Cervical cancer screening. American family physician, 97(7), 441-448.
  • Saslow, D., Andrews, K. S., Manassaram‐Baptiste, D., Smith, R. A., Fontham, E. T., & American Cancer Society Guideline Development Group. (2020). Human papillomavirus vaccination 2020 guideline update: American Cancer Society guideline adaptation. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 70(4), 274-280.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.20 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
07/28/2021
Course expires: 
07/27/2022

Sophia Malary-Carter, M.D. 
Assistant Professor, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Faculty, West Kendall Baptist Hospital Florida International University Family Medicine Residency Program
Family Physician, West Kendall Baptist Hospital
Miami, Florida

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

Agueda Hernandez, M.D., conference director for this educational activity, disclosed that she is a stockholder in Merck. 

The relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* listed for this individual has been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors 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.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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.

Available Credit

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