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Women's Health Review
Key Concepts in Women's Health - Barbara P. Yawn, MD, MSc and Margaret A. Riley, MD
Use screening tools to identify postpartum depression in new mothers; Improve outcomes by effectively following up with patients through phone calls and office visits; Assess suicidal ideation in women with postpartum depression; Follow and monitor women with abnormal cytologic findings on Papanicolaou testing; and Test for cervical changes through use of screening intervals recommended by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Update in Women's Health 2012 - Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH
Counsel patients about risk for venous thromboembolism with use of drospirenone-containing oral contraceptive pills; Consider risks and benefits of estrogen therapy in postmenopausal women with a history of hysterectomy; Select effective treatment for androgenetic alopecia and overactive bladder; Discuss elective bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy at time of hysterectomy in postmenopausal women; Review guidelines and recommendations about calcium and vitamin D supplementation.
Considerations in Women's Health - Michael Policar, MD, MPH and Judith M.E. Walsh,
Tailor hormone therapy to a patient’s underlying medical condition and lifestyle to minimize risks and maximize therapeutic benefit; Manage hot flushes, sleep and irritability symptoms, and vaginal atrophy in the menopausal patient; Prescribe effective -short- and -long-term medical therapy for relief of menorrhagia; Utilize presence of breast arterial calcification on mammography as a marker to identify women at risk for developing coronary heart disease; and Reassess the roles of calcium and vitamin D supplementation in the prevention of osteoporosis and fractures and falls.
Highlights from the 67th Annual Obstetrics and Gynecology Assembly of Southern
California - Daniel A. Dumesic, MD and Errol R. Norwitz, MD, PhD
Interpret laboratory findings in patients with PCOS; Diagnose and manage medical complications related to PCOS; Counsel patients with PCOS who are contemplating induction of ovulation; Develop antenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum care plans for morbidly obese obstetric patients; and Identify appropriate candidates for elective cesarean delivery among morbidly obese obstetric patients.
Highlights from the Women's Health Conference - Friederike K. Keating, MD and Terry
Rabinowitz, MD, DDS
Summarize the findings of the Framingham study and its relevance for current treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease; Weigh the risks and benefits of statin therapy based on risk factors in individual patients; Recognize risk factors, signs, and symptoms of anxiety disorders in women; Apply diagnostic criteria to distinguish between normal reactions and pathologic anxiety; and Design a management plan for a patient with an anxiety disorder.
Highlights from Office Gynecology/Women's Health for Primary Care - Michael A. Quan,
MD and Armando E. Giuliano, MD
Counsel patients about the advantages and side effects of newer oral contraceptives; compare the efficacy, safety, and side effect profiles of non-oral hormonal contraceptive methods; prescribe effective emergency contraception; recognize which patients are at high risk for breast cancer; follow an algorithm for evaluation and treatment of breast lumps.
Contraception/ Sexually Transmitted Disease - Paula J. Hillard, MD and Shelley Aggarwal,
Counsel adolescents about the appropriate use of long-acting reversible contraception; elaborate on the different contraceptive options and their advantages and disadvantages; implement screening for STIs per recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; recommend and advise patients on the prevention of STIs; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients with an STI, as well as their sex partners.
Sexual Dysfunction in Women - Sallie M. Foley, LMSW
Identify sexual health resources; Describe the new model of women’s sexual health; Create a climate that facilitates provider and patient comfort around sexual health; Conduct comprehensive brief sexual health assessments; and Provide appropriate sexual health interventions.
Women's Mental Health - Laura J. Miller, MD and Katherine L. Wisner, MD, MS
Differentiate between premenstrual disorders on the basis of distinct patterns of symptoms; Identify neurologic and psychologic changes in women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD); Provide interventions to alleviate symptoms of PMS and PMDD; Screen for psychiatric disorders in perinatal and postpartum women; and Prevent depression and its recurrence during and after pregnancy.
Women's Issues - Steven Swift, MD, Karen Sasso, RN, MSN, and Peter K. Sand, MD
Integrate topical estrogen into treatment plans for patients with recurrent bladder infection (UTI) and other lower urinary tract disorders.; Incorporate behavioral therapy into treatment of incontinence; Assess the need for and recommend adjunctive behavioral therapies for treatment of incontinence; Choose the optimal surgical approach for a woman with incontinence; and Perform bladder neck sling procedures safely and effectively
TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE Department of Transportation 5th Floor Conference Room Members Present: Mark Au, Chair FY 2010 Members Absent: Steve Wong (FAA, ex officio), (vacant, FTA, ex officio) Guests Present: OahuMPO Staff Present : Gordon Lum (Executive Director), Lori Arakaki, and Pamela Toyooka The meeting was called to order at 1:02 p.m. by Chair Glenn Yasui. A quo
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