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Menopause: NICE and FSRH guidance


Content developed by MIMS Learning http://www.mimslearning.co.uk/

INTRODUCTION

Based on guidance from NICE and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’s Clinical Effectiveness Unit (FSRH) Dr Suneeta Kochhar describes the symptoms, diagnosis and management of the menopause. Key education points for general practice nurses include diagnostic tests, use of HRT and dealing with the contraceptive requirements of women at or around the menopause.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this resource, you should be able to:

  • Recognise symptoms of the menopause
  • Be aware of the tests available to make a diagnosis
  • Explain the condition and reassure patients
  • Understand the options for alleviating patients’ symptoms

Author

Dr Suneeta Kochhar, GP, Bexhill

Test author

Dr Ravi Ramanathan, GP, London

This resource is provided at intermediate level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio.