Nursing CPD Institute

Guideline for the Assessment and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 13 May 2022
This session explores Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), the myriad of side effects suffers may encounter, current statistics on the incidence of PCOS worldwide, diagnosis and management of PCOS.

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“Acquire knowledge about the complex issues in diagnosis and management of PCOS”

Course Content

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects millions of reproductive-aged women the world over and affects many parts of the woman’s life. It is often misdiagnosed and mismanaged leading to further psychological risks for the sufferer. 

In 2018, the International PCOS network produced the International evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome 2018 to assist healthcare professionals with the diagnosis and management of PCOS symptoms and side effects. 

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Define Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and the myriad of side effects suffers may encounter
  • Explore the current statistics on the incidence of PCOS worldwide
  • Acquire knowledge about the complex issues in diagnosis and management of PCOS
  • Gain an understanding of the need for a multidisciplinary approach
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