Womens Health Series Module 5

Date29 November 2018
Duration1 day
Start Time09:00
End Time16:00
TypeClassroom based
LocationWarrington
AudienceGP, GP Trainee, First5

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All our Women's Health courses are discounted for RCGP members.

Our Women’s Health update courses are a series of 5 separate modules that take place throughout the year. Based on the RCGP curriculum statement: Women’s Health 3.06, the modules are tailored to a primary care perspective. 

It is recommended you consider attending as many of the modules as you can.  This does not have to be done all in one go, you can consider completing the modules over a number of years if this suits your training requirements. 

The course is suitable for:

All GPs, GP trainees and allied health care professionals wishing to refresh their knowledge on women’s health.

The modules are as follows

Module 1

Conception - subfertility, assisted conception and vaginal discharge - management in primary care. Course date: 8 March 2018.

Module 2

Antenatal Care - preconception and special populations, women with hypertension, epilepsy, diabetes, and obesity.  Course date: 17 May 2018.

Module 3

Gynaecological cancers and benign gynaecological disorders.  Course date: 12 July 2018.

Module 4

Contraception and teenage pregnancy issues. Course date: 27 September 2018.

Module 5

Medical problems in the older woman - menopause, urogynae and osteoporosis and women's mental health.  Course date: 29 November 2018.

 

VenueCentre for Reproductive Health , Daresbury Park, Warrington, WA4 4GE
Maximum capacity22
Emailmersey@rcgp.org.uk
Phone0151 708 0865
ContactRCGP Mersey
Faculty/DepartmentMersey Faculty

Course programme

Module 5 programme:

Topics Covered:

Medical Problems in Older Women

Women and Mental Health

 

09:00

Registration, tea & coffee

09:15

 Welcome and introduction - Luciano Nardo, Consultant Gynaecologist

09:20

Medical Problems in Older Women

The Menopause and HRT

Update on physiology and diagnosis of the menopause in primary care, indications and caution with HRT.

10:30

Coffee break

10:45

Osteoporosis

Prevention, screening and diagnosis of osteoporosis, advice and therapy.

Urogynaecology

Stress, urge and mixed incontinence; diagnosis, differentials, investigations and therapy for primary care and when to refer and therapies in secondary care.

12:30

Light buffet lunch and refreshments

13:15

Women and Mental Health

Anorexia Nervosa

Diagnosis, management and outlook

Pregnancy and use of psychiatric medications; substance and alcohol abuse in pregnancy

Psychiatric drugs and subfertility for GPs and HCPs, mental health drugs in pregnancy and breast feeding; management of substance abusers and alcoholics in pregnancy; the fetal alcohol syndrome.

Postpartum psychosis and postnatal depression

Update on postpartum psychosis and management; detection and management of baby blues and postnatal depression

16:00

Final comments and close

 

Other Modules:

Module 1

Conception - subfertility, assisted conception and vaginal discharge - management in primary care. Course date: 8 March 2018.

Module 2

Antenatal Care - preconception and special populations, women with hypertension, epilepsy, diabetes, and obesity.  Course date: 17 May 2018.

Module 3

Gynaecological cancers and benign gynaecological disorders.  Course date: 12 July 2018.

Module 4

Contraception and teenage pregnancy issues. Course date: 27 September 2018.

Module 5

Medical problems in the older woman - menopause, urogynae and osteoporosis and women's mental health.  Course date: 29 November 2018.

 

Facilities

  • Lunch
  • Parking
  • Refreshments

Facilitator/Speakers

Dr Jane Wilcock, BSc. FRCGP. Medical Educator and part-time GP

 

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