ECHO-Chicago: Women’s Health: Reducing Disparities
This activity will provide participants with tools to help them assess and manage the healthcare needs of women in vulnerable populations.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- State established guidelines for assessing and managing risk factors for breast, cervical, ovarian, and other cancers as well as cancer recurrence;
- Define a primary care physician’s role in evaluating and managing chronic disease and health risks in women;
- Discuss how genetics in primary care can be used to assess cancer risk;
- Summarize how to apply professional society guidelines to the management of chronic disease care for women based on level of risk which takes into account genetic, behavioral, and societal factors;
- List evidence-based screening recommendations for osteoporosis and bone density testing;
- Recognize how to assess cardiovascular risk and management in women;
- Discuss medical approaches to weight management for women.
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact ECHO-Chicago via e-mail via at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.
Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.