Menopause and Hormone Therapy

Each lesson in the Disease Management Clinical Decisions series provides a brief, case-based review of management strategies related to the topic. Questions and multiple-choice answers about the case presented include the rationale for the correct answer. Throughout this case-based lesson, you may proceed to the next question once you answer the question correctly.

Learning Objectives

After completing this case the reader should be able to:

  • Perform a postmenopausal risk assessment that includes vasomotor symptoms, symptoms of genitourinary syndrome of menopause, and osteoporosis in estrogen-deficient postmenopausal women. 
  • Appropriately select hormone therapy, particularly estrogen-alone therapy, for postmenopausal women without a uterus. 
  • Counsel postmenopausal women regarding the risks and benefits of, and alternatives to, hormone therapy. 
  • Summarize changes in the updated North American Menopause Society guidelines on menopause, especially regarding hormone therapy. 
  • Describe the effectiveness of hormone therapy for vasomotor symptoms and symptoms of the genitourinary syndrome of menopause, as well as for bone loss and fracture prevention.

Additional Information

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
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