The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses’ knowledge about the physiology of menopause and the risks and benefits of menopause therapies. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Understand the relationship between the physiology of menopause and its effects on body systems.
- Discuss the risks and benefits of traditional and nontraditional therapy options.
- Identify areas of focus for nursing care and support of patients undergoing the changes of menopause.