Menopause - SWCH9007

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Women's and Children's Health

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course is delivered entirely online and explores the historical, epidemiological and clinical aspects of the perimenopause and menopause. It is likely to be most relevant to those working primarily in a reproductive health setting-in particular gynaecologists in training, sexual health physicians, primary care physicians and family planning practitioners as well as nurses, counsellors and scientists with a special interest in this field.
This course will cover 7 topics:
• Menopausal Physiology
• Menopausal Symptoms
• Menopausal Hormone Therapy
• Osteoporosis
• Alternative Pharmacological Therapies for Menopausal Symptoms
• Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Menopausal Symptoms
• Sexuality and Menopause

Course Aims

This Course aims to develop an improved understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the menopause and to enable the participant to provide competent advice on the overall management of menopausal symptoms and sequelae.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course we expect that you will have:
• A better understanding of the historical and epidemiology aspects of the menopause
• An improved understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of menopause
• The ability to provide competent and balanced advice on the overall management of menopausal signs, symptomatology and sequelae
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