Wednesday, July 19 - Saturday, July 22, 2017 | Denver, CO

Women's Health Live Course

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Women’s Health offers everything you need to stay current in your practice. Learn the latest information on the skills you use every day in sessions, such as cardiovascular disease prevention, herbal therapies and supplements, overactive bladder, and more.

Course Details

Earning CME Credit

Approved for up to 25.25 AAFP Prescribed credits; 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Credits include clinical procedural workshops. View all statements and agreements »

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate comprehensive insight into recent women’s health initiatives
  • Formulate evaluation and treatment plans related to various health issues throughout a woman’s life cycle.
  • Construct an individual wellness plan.
  • Discuss the unique aspects of medical care for women.
  • Identify and assist victims of physical, emotional and sexual violence and abuse.
  • Differentiate specific issues, disease processes, and treatments based on gender and ethnicity.

Attend Women's Health

Wedneday, July 19 - Saturday, July 22, 2017

Denver, CO
Grand Hyatt Denver





Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird    $795
Standard     $895

New Physicians
Early Bird     $745
Standard      $845

Student or Resident
Early Bird    $545
Standard     $645

Allied Health
Early Bird     $795
Standard      $895

Early Bird     $1,095
Standard      $1,195



Note: Topics are subject to change.

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Amenorrhea: Case Study
  • Breast Mass
  • Cardiovascular Disease Prevention for Women
  • Chronic Pain Therapies & Modalities
  • Contraception Management
  • Depression & Anxiety in Women
  • Diabetes Prevention, Screening & Management
  • Herbal Therapies & Supplements
  • Hot Topics
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Pap Tests, and Cervical Cancer
  • Hyper & Hypothyroidism
  • Infertility
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Menopause / Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Osteoporosis & Osteopenia
  • Overactive Bladder & Urinary Incontinence
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Physician Well-being: Tools to Combat Burnout
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Hyperandrogenism
  • Pre-conception Counseling
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Well Woman Maintenance

Event Schedule

Download the complete schedule(4 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, and faculty.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.Registration / Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 : 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 : 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:45 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Thursday, July 20, 2017 : 7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Sessions
Thursday, July 20, 2017 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday, July 20, 2017 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Friday, July 21, 2017
Friday, July 21, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:45 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Friday, July 21, 2017 : 7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Friday, July 21, 2017 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday, July 21, 2017 : 1:30- 4:30 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Saturday, July 22, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:45 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Saturday, July 22, 2017 : 7:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, July 22, 2017 : 12:15 p.m.
Course Adjourn

*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.

How to Add Clinical Procedural Workshops

Separate registration and fee required to attend a clinical procedural workshop. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select a workshop during online registration.

If you have already registered for the course, please call AAFP at (800) 274-2237 to register for a clinical procedural workshop.

Clinical Procedural Workshops

Evaluation & Biopsy of Skin Lesions

(#101) Thursday, July 20, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. or
(#103) Friday, July 21, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

  • Evaluate options for skin biopsy, including shave punch, and excisional biopsies.
  • Compare appropriate biopsy selections for skin lesions depending upon the type of lesion and its expected depth.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of performing shave, punch, and excisional biopsies.
  • Choose preferred suturing methods for wound closure.
  • Discuss performance of local anesthesia with minimal pain and maximum effectiveness for patients

IUDs & Other Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) – Hands on IUD Practice

(#102) Thursday, July 20, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. or
(#104) Friday, July 21, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

  • Summarize the benefits and risks of LARC devices.
  • Explain the evidence-based recommendation for the provision of immediate postpartum LARC.
  • Implement strategies to mitigate side effects of LARCs such as breakthrough bleeding.
  • Explain and demonstrate proper technique in LARC insertion using models.

NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant) 68 mg Radiopaque (No CME)

(#105) Thursday, July 20, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Receive hands-on training for insertion and removal procedures as well as implant localization techniques.Completion of this course will allow you to order the product from authorized distributor(s). 

This session, which is sponsored by Merck, is not accredited for continuing education credit. The training is open only to MD/DO, NP, PA or CNMs, and Residents authorized to perform the procedures entailed in the insertion and removal of NEXPLANON in the jurisdiction where they practice. Additionally, NPs, PAs, and CNMs must attest that they have met all specific state conditions and requirements, including but not limited to signing a collaborative agreement with an MD/DO.

Residents must understand that they can only administer NEXPLANON under the supervision of an attending physician who has also been trained on the procedures to insert and remove NEXPLANON.

It is Merck's policy to verify all clinicians’ practice, US license, and eligibility information in advance of the training. Merck will contact you directly if there is a problem. Attendees are expected to attend the entire training, which is approximately 2 hours in duration. Certificates of attendance will not be issued to those who arrive late or leave early.

Invited Faculty

Elissa J. Palmer, MD, FAAFP, Course Chair, Professor and Chair, Director Reproductive Services, Director Rural Track Residency, Department of Family Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada

Jennifer A. Keehbauch, MD, FAAFP, Director, Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program; Director, Women’s Health Fellowship, Orlando, Florida

E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, FAAFP, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina

Nanette Santoro, MD, Professor and E. Stewart Taylor Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology University of Colorado School of Medicine,  Aurora, CO

Lisa Soldat, MD, MS, FAAFP, Retired, Formerly Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa; Currently Visiting Lecturer, Gadjha Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Jeannette South-Paul, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; UPMC Matilda Theiss Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site. Additional information will be provided by email after you register.

Hotel Information

The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay.

Grand Hyatt Denver(
1750 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (800) 223-1234

Rate: $209 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- June 20, 2017

AAFP CME Courses in Denver, CO

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP.

About Hotel Reservations
  • Reservations made after June 20, 2017, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Grand Hyatt Denver guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to scheduled arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival.

CME Credit Statement

This live activity, Women's Health, with a beginning date of July 19, 2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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