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Updates in Women's Health
Start Date: 5/4/2018Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 5/4/2018End Time: 1:00 PM

Event Description

8 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Introduction and Overview – Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP
8:35 a.m. Who Needs Pap Smears Anyway? Updates on Cervical Cancer Prevention – Owen Montgomery, MD
9:15 a.m. Overactive Bladder and Urinary Incontinence – Melanie Amster, MD
9:55 a.m. Introduction to Immunotherapy: New Screening and Preventative Techniques in Select Common Malignancies – Kristine Ward, MD
10:35 a.m. Break
10:50 a.m. Latest Screening Guidelines and Updates in Breast Cancer
   Panel Discussion – Lydia Komarnicky, MD; Renee Rubin, MD
11:40 a.m. Navigating Thyroid Nodules – Renee Amori, MD, FACE
12:20 p.m. Osteoarthritis and Exercise – Alicia Tucker, MD
12:55 p.m. Closing Remarks – Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP

Program Director:
Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP

Program Coordinator:
Brenda Wills, MEd

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze the updated ACOG guidelines for cervical cancer screening.
  • Recognize and clarify urinary incontinence in females and review the updated guidelines for management.
  • To explain the rationale behind immunotherapy in the treatment of advanced cancer.
  • To recognize high risk population and implement screening techniques for early detection of lung cancer.
  • Review vaccination for the prevention of cervical cancer.
  • Discuss updates in screening and management of breast cancer.
  • Discuss incidence and prevalence of thyroid nodules and cancer.
  • Review the categories of fine needle aspiration and cytology that influence decision making.
  • Describe the symptoms and disease progression in osteoarthritis and identify benefits of exercise therapy in women.

Target Audience:
Internal medicine, family medicine, and women’s health physicians, fellows,
residents, students, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals

Registration Fees: (Due by 4/23/2018)
DUCOM/HUH physicians, alumni, allied health and staff: Free
Physicians: $40
Allied healthcare professionals: $20
Fellows, residents, students: Free

To register, visit www2.drexelmed.edu/updatesinwomenshealth

Accreditation Statement:
Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: This program is eligible for 4.25 credits in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.

PSNA: Hahnemann University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation; up to 4.3 continuing education credits will be awarded for attending the entire conference.

Faculty Disclosure Statement:
Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience, any relevant commercial interest (which is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.

This program is being financially supported by Drexel University College of Medicine’s Department of Medicine and the Drexel Center for Women’s Health.

Contact Information:
Name: Brenda Wills
Phone: 215.399.5707
Diverse group of women
New College Building
Geary Auditorium A
245 N. 15th Street
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