University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

womenshealth

Women's Health Conference

 

May 8-10, 2013

DoubleTree Hotel, Burlington, VT

 

Overview

The breadth and complexity of issues surrounding women's health care makes it increasingly difficult for practitioners to remain current. Cardiovascular disease, genetic screening, obstetrical complications, nutrition, rheumatoid arthritis, domestic violence and transgender health are just a few of the prominent concerns in the unique health care issues of women that will be addressed at this conference.

This conference is designed to bring together experts from a variety of disciplines to discuss advances in women's health care in one concise meeting. Primary care physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals involved in caring for women will benefit from participating in this conference.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:

• List strategies for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease in women – the leading killer of women in the United States.
• Discuss non-surgical treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction.
• Discuss approaches for detecting domestic violence victims among your patients and directing them to appropriate services.

Accreditation

The University of Vermont is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Vermont College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This conference will include 1 credit in Palliative Care and 1 credit in Prescribing Controlled Substances.

This Live activity, Women' Health Conference 2013, with a beginning date of 05/08/2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has assigned 16 cognate credits to this program.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15.5 Nursing Contact Hours. (Expiration: 5/8/15)

*The University of Vermont Office of Continuing Medical Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Vermont State Nurses’ Association, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Fees

$395 Physicians
$325 Non-Physicians
$125 Residents (Verification by Program Director Required)
$15 Optional - Receive both a syllabus and a flash drive

Add $75 if postmarked after April 5, 2013

Please click here to register.

 

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