3046: What You Really Need to Know About Menopause, Prescribing & Depression for Advanced Practice
Speaker: Margit B. Gerardi, PhD, RN, WHNP
Disclosures: Discussion of off-label uses will take place during this presentation. The speaker and the activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss menopause as a transitional state to include the role of estradiol in the aging brain.
2. Describe the influence of sex hormones on pharmacotherapy for depression.
3. Describe strategies and pharmacotherapeutic approaches you could use in your practice when caring for a woman experiencing menopause and depression.
Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Friday, October 11, 2013
APNA 27th Annual Conference
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
Release Date: January 3, 2014
The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2014