Variations in the Experience of Menopause Caused by Drugs, Herbs and Alcohol: Five Case Studies

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Introduction to this Continuing Education Activity

Number of Contact Hours: 1 Hours

Each of these cases highlight a variety of experiences, all related to menopause, and influenced by the phase of menopause (peri, early late, surgical) as well as exogenous factors such as drugs, herbal products, and alcohol. A review of these cases will help nurses recognize that although menopause is a universal phenomenon, it’s not a universal experience, and it’s often impacted by a variety of personal factors.

In order to complete this educational activity, you must have access to a computer and the Internet.

Following the completion of this educational activity, you will be able to:
After completing this educational activity, the nurse should be able to:
1. Identify at least five situations that are unique to specific subsets of women experiencing menopause.
2. Describe the potential impact these situations might have on the personal experience of menopause for these specific women.
3. Recognize that menopause is a process and not a disease with potentially significant variations in experience for some women.

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Criteria for the Successful Completion of this Educational Activity
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This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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This independent study was developed by: Patricia Camillo PhD,APRN, NCMP.
The author and planning committee members have declared no conflict of interest.

Disclaimer: Information in this study is intended for educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide legal and/or medical advice or to be a comprehensive compendium of evidence-based practice. For specific implementation information, please contact an appropriate professional, organization, legal source, or facility policy.


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