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CME Information

CME Information


The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Outlined below, the meeting offers opportunities to earn 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ or certificates of participation that include pharmacotherapeutics hours. 

Pre-Meeting Symposium:
Hot Flashes—The Hallmark of Menopause: Personalizing Treatment in 2014
 

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) certifies this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this activity will receive a certificate of participation.

For nurses who need to report contact hours of pharmacotherapeutics, NAMS has determined that this activity includes 1.5 hours of pharmacotherapeutics education. The hours of pharmacotherapeutics claimed will be noted on the certificate of participation.

Learning Objectives 

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

  • List the hormonal and nonhormonal options for treatment of hot flashes, including lifestyle and behavioral approaches
  • Counsel women on the benefits and risks of these treatments and quality-of-life considerations related to them
  • Identify cardiovascular and other health risks associated with vasomotor symptoms and counsel women on risk reduction
  • Individualize hot flash therapies for women who do not wish to use hormone therapy or whose therapeutic choices are limited by conditions such as breast cancer or history of venous thromboembolism, CVD, stroke, or migraine
Annual Meeting:
NAMS at 25 Years: Celebrating Our History—Looking to the Future


NAMS designates the Annual Meeting for a maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. These credits include 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the Annual Meeting lectures, symposia, and concurrent sessions and 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the Meet the Experts Breakfast Sessions offered on Thursday and Friday mornings (separate registration required). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this activity will receive a certificate of participation.  For nurses who need to report contact hours of pharmacotherapeutics, NAMS has determined that this activity includes 8.5 hours of pharmacotherapeutics education.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the NAMS Annual Meeting, participants should be able to:
  • Describe recent developments in the science and management of menopause and women’s health at midlife and beyond
  • Evaluate the latest screening, prevention, and treatment guidelines for hot flashes, breast cancer, CVD, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, and osteoporosis and implement the best evidence-based guidelines in practice
  • Utilize new and emerging therapies for these conditions based on guidelines and best evidence
  • Counsel women on the risks and benefits of hormone therapy, based on the latest evidence
  • Identify and manage health problems that are more common in midlife and older women, including low libido, thyroid dysfunction, skin and hair changes, weight gain, sleep disturbance, stress/anxiety, and pelvic floor dysfunction.
Meet the Experts Breakfast Sessions


On Thursday and Friday mornings of the 2014 Annual Meeting, there will also be Meet the Experts CME breakfast sessions offered at a small additional fee.

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) certifies each of these live activities for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Other healthcare professionals who participate in these activities will receive a certificate of participation. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of these activities, participants should be able to:
  • Develop or modify management plans based on the expert perspectives on today's clinical challenges in menopause, including new treatments, technologies, scientific developments, and healthcare system requirements
  • Implement the expert advice they received on the clinical challenges they brought to the discussion
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