FVAMC Military Women's Health Symposium 2018

Event Description


Description

This symposium provides a clinical update for VA outpatient physicians and healthcare teams that addresses the unique needs of women veterans and reviews up-to-date and evidence-based guidelines for the work-up and management of health conditions common among women veterans.


Objectives

  • Review Veteran risk rates for suicide among Veterans by deployment and gender.
  • Conduct primary care examinations utilizing evidence based best practices for transgender patient populations.
  • Recognize the unique aspects of sexual trauma associated with military service.
  • Recognize differences in treatment of hypertension in postmenopausal women.
  • Review incidence of reported chronic pain and opioid use in women Veterans and be able to communicate available alternative treatments for pain management.

Audience

Physicians and health care professionals who serve women veterans.

Brochure

Event Brochure

Available Credits

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit 3.25
  • CEU 0.30
  • Contact Hours 3.25
  • ACPE 3.25

Event Fees

 

 



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