What you'll learn

  • Utilize the information presented to recommend appropriate sex specific treatment and management of many neurologic and psychiatric diseases including functional neurological disorders, mood disorders, headache and epilepsy.

  • Evaluate treatment strategies for conditions across your female patient’s life cycle.

  • Apply appropriate guidelines for the treatment of neurologic and psychiatric diseases in women.

Course description

This course will educate participants about issues specific to women with neurological and psychiatric diseases. The presentations will focus on sex differences in neurological and psychiatric conditions across all stages of women’s lives - from menarche through pregnancy/postpartum and menopause. The course is designed to address the continuing education needs of all clinicians including, but not limited to, those in neurology, psychiatry, internal medicine and obstetrics. The presentations will provide high-quality, leading-edge content focusing on evidence-based clinical approaches and up-to-date research on women’s health and sex-specific care in both neurology and psychiatry. Interactive learning formats including panel discussions, case-based presentations and Q&A will be utilized to allow learners to engage in the educational process. 

This is an accredited, livestreamed course offered by Brigham and Women's Hospital. This course is targeted to specialty physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, primary care physicians, psychologists, physician assistants. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in internal medicine, anesthesiology, obstetrics and gynecology, psychology and mental health, psychiatry and neurology.

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Contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu with questions.

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