Focus on Women's Health Series Part II

Focus on Women’s Health- Series Part II: Hormones- A Balancing Act

Focus on Women’s Health
Series Part II: Hormones- A Balancing Act
Course ID: 13CE068
Friday, December 6, 2013
Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of Northeast Community College
801 East Benjamin Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

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Target Audience
This activity targets nurses in all facets of quality care delivery, to include direct acute and post-acute patient care, nurse managers and educators who are interested in applying innovative nursing concepts related to women’s health to populations seeking care in northeast Nebraska.

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to apply nursing knowledge concerning commonly encountered health issues specific to women in the care and education of clients within current healthcare settings in northeast Nebraska.

At the end of this activity, the learners will be better able to:
1.  Identify how culture and sexuality can influence health status and our perception of health
2.  Discover common causes of infertility and evidence-based methods to treat each cause
3.  Explain hormonal changes in menopause, the conditions caused by imbalance, and effective methods to re-establish hormonal stability.

1. Heidi Keeler, PhD, RN
   University of Nebraska Medical Center
   College of Nursing, Omaha, NE
2. Annie Miller Bode, APRN, MSN
   Heartland Center for Reproductive Medicine
   Omaha, NE
3. Janice Twiss, PhD, CWHNP, APRN-NP
   University of Nebraska Medical Center
   College of Nursing, Omaha, NE
4. Julie Schlomer, APRN
   Midwest Health Partners, PC
   Norfolk, NE

Friday December 6, 2013
8:30-9:00am Registration
9:00-9:15am Welcome and Announcements
9:15-9:45am Women’s Health: Through the Looking Glass
9:45-11:00am C’mon Baby, Don’t Be Late: Diagnosis and Treatment of Infertility
11:00-11:30am lunch
11:30-1:00pm What Happens to the Body When Hormones Wan
1:00-1:15pm Break
1:15-2:00pm Panel Discussion

Accreditation Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is provided for 4.0 hours under ANCC criteria.

This program is sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center Nursing Fund for Excellence, Northern Division.

Registration Information: There is no fee to attend this activity
Advanced registration is required by December 1, 2013

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Questions? Please call Valeta Creason Wahl at 1-402-559-7487 or email

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