The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with information about menopausal hormone therapy and information they need to care for menopausal patients. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Discuss how the findings of the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study follow-up and the Women's Health Initiative changed the approach to midlife women’s healthcare.
- Discuss the benefits and risks associated with menopausal hormone therapy.
- Describe alternatives to hormone therapy.