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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 2020 NAMS Annual Meeting offers opportunities to earn 29 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) or certificates of participation.

Other healthcare providers who participate in the live activities will receive a certificate of participation. For nurses and other learners who need to report contact hours of pharmacotherapeutic education, NAMS has determined that these live activities include a maximum of 12.00 hours of pharmacotherapeutic education.

 

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The Pre-Meeting Symposium and the Annual Meeting also are eligible for the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Details on the MOC credit for each of these activities are included below. Attendees claiming ABIM MOC points will have their participation in these activities communicated by NAMS to the ABIM through the ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).

 

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Menopause 101 Course

Building the Foundation

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) designates 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 providers who participate in this activity will receive a certificate of participation. A maximum of 1.5 pharmacotherapeutic hours also are available.

Learning Objectives

By participating in this live activity, attendees should be able to

  • Understand when and how to initiate treatment and know the appropriate dose, route, and formulations available
  • Become familiar with hormone contraception in older reproductive women and recognize when to transition to hormone therapy
  • Apply nonhormone management options for hot flashes
  • Assess sexual health and libido concerns and review the role of treatment options, including testosterone
  • Discuss with patients perimenopause and beyond and the issues surrounding cardiovascular disease, breast, and bone health

Acknowledgment of Support

This CME activity is supported in part by grant funding from
Pharmavite LLC



Pre-Meeting Symposium

Menopause Symptom Management in 2020: One Size Doesn’t Fit All 

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) designates 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 providers who participate in this activity will receive a certificate of participation. A maximum of 2.0 pharmacotherapeutic hours also are available.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to four Medical Knowledge Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) MOC program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Learning Objectives

By participating in this live activity, attendees should be able to

  • Understand the burden of menopause on vasomotor symptoms and genitourinary syndrome of menopause
  • Become familiar with the role of hormone therapy
  • Discuss with patients nonpharmacologic, new nonhormone, and hormone therapies for vasomotor symptoms
  • Recognize the role of compounded bioidentical hormone therapy
  • Identify and manage the symptoms of perimenopause
  • Assess and manage genitourinary syndrome of menopause



Annual Meeting

NAMS 2020: Reaching New Heights in Menopause Care

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other healthcare providers who participate in this activity will receive a certificate of participation. A maximum of 8.50 pharmacotherapeutic hours also are available.

These credits include 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the Annual Meeting lectures, symposia, and concurrent sessions.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 21 Medical Knowledge Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) MOC program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Learning Objectives

By participating in this live activity, attendees should be able to

  • Recognize issues in clinical practice for women at all stages of the menopause spectrum—perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause
  • Become familiar with the novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in women
  • Understand the role of wellness in midlife women’s health
  • Review which hormones contribute to menopause and how 
  • Identify strategies to address weight loss and management
  • Manage sleep and anxiety and explore novel treatment options
  • Review the issues surrounding midlife cognition and know when to reassure and when to refer
  • Recognize the importance of breast, sexual, cardiovascular, and urogynecologic health at midlife and beyond
  • Define the special needs of women when menopause comes early
  • Discuss the new genitourinary syndrome of menopause, osteoporosis, female pattern hair loss, and androgen excess guidelines and understand how and when to apply them
  • Separate health from hype with regard to social media and menopause
  • Appreciate the role of childhood adversity on mood and cognition at menopause





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