Women's Health Update - Online


This online course will address a variety of health issues that are unique to women and/or highlight medical conditions that may cause different symptoms in women, or affect women differently than men, and thus, may require different treatment or prevention protocols. You will gain a comprehensive insight into relevant medical problems most prevalent in women, as well as a basic approach to addressing and improving common health concerns for the female population across issues such as cardiovascular health, breast health, issues in menopause, gynecology, neurology, endocrinology, pulmonary, dermatology, and cardiology.

Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care physicians/practitioners, general internists, gynecologists, specialists in preventative care, and other health care professionals who have an interest in women's health.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Review an approach to the management of pre-malignant breast lesions.
  • Formulate an approach to the management of weight gain in midlife women.
  • Recall integrative approaches to treating the symptoms of menopause.
  • Review strategies for treating bloating and constipation in women.
  • Recall the prevalence and diagnosis of hypoactive sexual desire disorder.
  • Recall the process of care model for hypoactive sexual desire disorder as published by ISSWSH.
  • Compare and contrast sex-specific differences in dementia, concussion, and stroke.
  • Recall the updated guidelines regarding the management of hypertension and hyperlipidemia in women.

Participation in this Mayo Clinic online course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Additional Information

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.50 Attendance


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