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Sanford Women’s Symposium - Lifetime Health for Women: A Clinical Update


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the role of perinatology and fetal ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of women with a high-risk pregnancy.
  • Discuss the role of preconception counseling.
  • Identify common problems in pregnancy and management options for these common problems.
  • Describe the role of a genetic counselor in a perinatology clinic.
  • Discuss prenatal genetic testing options.
  • Identify the most common indications for prenatal genetic screening/testing.
  • Identify women at risk for post-partum depression.
  • Discuss early intervention and treatment options for post-partum depression.
  • Discuss the etiology and diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • Describe pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options for polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • Describe appropriate evaluation and associated health risks of a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • Discuss current screening tests for gynecologic cancer.
  • Describe current treatment options for gynecologic cancer.
  • Explain the signs and symptoms of menopause.
  • Recognize health conditions that are unique for women over 50 years old.
  • Describe treatment options to manage symptoms of menopause.
  • Compare the latest strategies for weight loss in women.
  • Describe the impact of health coaching on initial and long-term results of weight loss in women.
  • Discuss current ACSM exercise guidelines and how they apply throughout the female lifespan.
  • Explore barriers to lifetime physical activity throughout a female’s life from pediatrics to geriatrics.
  • Identify strategies for encouraging continued physical activity and opportunities for dispelling myths and breaking down barriers throughout a woman’s lifespan.

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7:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Ramada Plaza Suites
1635 42nd St. SW
Fargo, ND
Near West Acres. Take I-29 to 13th Ave. S. Take 13th Ave. S. West until 42nd St., turn left on 42nd St.
Or Take I-94 to 45th St., take a right at 17th Ave., it will be to the north of 17tn Ave.

Contact Information:
Sanford Center for Learning
Rt. 376, PO Box 2010, Fargo, ND 58122-0376
Phone: (701) 280-4802 or (800) 437-4010

Early registration deadline is March 29.