Updates in Women's Health 2021

May 7, 2021




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Join women’s health professionals at the Updates in Women’s Health 2021. This educational activity will focus on timely and practical issues involving women’s health. Topics will cover a variety of health issues that are   unique to women and highlight medical conditions that may cause varying symptoms which affect women differently than men. 

Successful Completion

To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed no later than Monday, June 21, 2021. Thereafter, the evaluation will no longer be available and credits will not be issued. No refunds will be offered for failure to complete the required evaluation by the stated deadline.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, certified nurse midwives and certified midwives. 

Learning Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

1. Compare how OAB disproportionately affects women and assess treatment algorithm for OAB.
2. Evaluate treatment of postpartum depression.
3. Compare various weight loss diets and their effectiveness.
4. Assess evaluation of breast lumps in females.
5. Evaluate the role of pelvic floor dysfunction in constipation in females. 
6. Assess how preconception care helps reduce maternal mortality.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Course Format: 
Live Webinar
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.75 Attendance
  • 5.75 CNE
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/07/2021 - 7:30am EDT
Event ends: 
05/07/2021 - 3:00pm EDT

Sponsorship/In-Kind Support

Any sponsorship received for this educational activity will be published and announced prior to the start of the activity.


image This CE activity is a live virtual meeting. 

Program Access

  1. Participants who register for the program will be sent an email with instructions for accessing the zoom webinar.
  2. Using the link provided in the email, participants must 'register' through zoom to access the program (via the zoom platform). Please use the same name as when registering for the activity to help with verifying participation.
  3. The zoom link will be active 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.
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Course Director

Shailaja Nair, MBBS, MD, FACP is the Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University. She also serves as the Director of Integrated Practice Program in Women’s Health and the Director of Education in Women’s Health. Her areas of clinical expertise include obesity, PCOS, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in women’s health.

Dr. Nair has been actively involved in both student and resident education throughout her career. She has been recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor from 2014 to 2020 and has received the Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine and the Philadelphia Magazine top Doctor recognition from 2017 to 2020. 



Thomas Jefferson University endorses the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities and the policies that supplement the Standards. All planners, faculty, authors, presenters, and content reviewers are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined commercial interest entities within the past 12 months. Any conflict of interests have been resolved prior to this educational activity.

All faculty/presenters/authors at Thomas Jefferson University sponsored events are required to disclose whether or not their content contains information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.  Product(s) is/are not included in the labeling approved by the US FDA for the treatment of disease(s). 

Such disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.

Planning Committee

The following members of the planning committee do not have any conflicts of interest to disclose.

Shailaja Nair MBBS, MD, FACP-Course Director
Katherine Sherif, MD,FACP
Joanna Lopinto, CRNP

Off‐label/Investigational Use

This activity does not contain information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.

Content Disclaimer

The views expressed in this activity are those of the faculty. It should not be inferred or assumed that they are expressing the views of any manufacturer of pharmaceuticals or devices or Thomas Jefferson University.

It should be noted that the recommendations made herein with regard to the use of therapeutic agents, varying disease states, and assessments of risk, are based upon a combination of clinical trials, current guidelines, and the clinical practice experience of the participating presenters. The drug selection and dosage information presented in this activity are believed to be accurate. However, participants are urged to consult all available data on products and procedures before using them in clinical practice.


https://jointaccreditation.org/sites/default/files/JointlyAccreditedProviderTM_0.pngIn support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation

Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This activity awards 5.75 nursing contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals: This educational activity is designated for 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.75 Attendance
  • 5.75 CNE

To exhibit at this virtual educational activity, contact Marie Destin, Joint Accreditation Planner.


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Profession/ AffiliationRegistration Fee

Jefferson Health (Center City Campus, Methodist, Abington, Aria, Kennedy, Magee Faculty & Staff)


 Non - Jefferson Health Professional


Non-Jefferson Residents and Fellows



Registration Information

Important Deadlines

  • Registration ends Friday, May 7,2021 at 8:00AM EST.
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, April 30,2021. See full refund policy

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