Basics of Menopause
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about menopause - what to expect, the signs and symptoms, other life changes during menopause, long-term health concerns after menopause, and some chronic medical conditions that tend to appear after menopause.

Course Publication Date: April 03, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:BOM121019
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Describe ‘natural’ and ‘surgical’ menopause.

  • Name five signs and symptoms of menopause.

  • Name five life changes that might influence a woman’s experiences during menopause.

  • Discuss long-term health concerns after menopause.

  • Discuss hormone therapy for menopause and the benefits and risks of hormone use.

  • Name four non-hormonal therapies for menopause.

  • Discuss prescription drugs for hot flashes and osteoporosis.

  • Differentiate between ‘common problems’ and ‘major threats’ of menopause.

  • Describe the changes with FSH levels and estradiol levels during and after menopause.

  • Name two tips to help manage hot flashes


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