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Endometriosis: The Basics and Beyond

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Conference ID

D6562

Purpose/Overview

This conference is designed to educate participants on current medical and surgical approaches to treat endometriosis.

Audience

  • Obstetricians/gynecologists
  • Advanced practice clinicians
  • Public

Overall Objectives

  • Discuss the pathophysiology and diagnosis of endometriosis.
  • Relate current medical and surgical treatments of endometriosis.
  • Employ current approaches and advances in the treatment of endometriosis as well as describe treatment options of the future.

Agenda

For Professionals

  • 7:20 a.m. | Welcome/Opening Remarks
  • 7:30 a.m. | Endometriosis: Symptoms, Presentation, and Diagnosis
    Kristin Riley, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery)
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 8:15 a.m. | Adenomyosis: Is It Related?
    Andrea Benton, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Assistant Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 9 a.m. | Break/Virtual Exhibits
  • 9:30 a.m. | When Love Hurts: Pelvic Pain and Female Sexual Dysfunction
    Katherine De Souza, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery)
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 10:15 a.m. | Pearls for the Management of Endometriosis
    Timothy A. Deimling, MD, MSc, FACOG
    Vice Chair of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Associate Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 11 a.m. | Surgical Management of Endometriosis: Pitfalls and Pearls
    Gerald Harkins, MD, MPT
    Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Division Chief, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 11:45 a.m. | Closing Comments

For the Public

  • 12:30 p.m. | Welcome and Opening Remarks
    Princess Young
    Central Pennsylvania Endometriosis Support Network
    Gettysburg, Pa.
  • 12:45 p.m. | Endometriosis: What is it and Why Does it Hurt?
    Kristie Lou, MD
    Fellow, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 1:15 p.m. | Adenomyosis: Is it Related?
    Andrea Benton, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Assistant Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 1:45 p.m. | When Love Hurts: Pelvic Pain and Female Sexual Dysfunction
    Katherine De Souza, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery)
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 2:15 p.m. | Break/Virtual Exhibits
  • 2:45 p.m. | Endometriosis and Comorbid Conditions
    Kristin Riley, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery)
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 3:15 p.m. | Endometriosis Surgery: When and What to Expect
    Gerald Harkins, MD, MPT
    Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Division Chief, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 3:45 p.m. | Endometriosis Future and Research
    Timothy A. Deimling, MD, MSc, FACOG
    Vice Chair for Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Assistant Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 4:15 p.m. | Closing Comments

Academic Coordinator

Timothy A. Deimling, MD, MSc, FACOG
Vice Chair for Research
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pa.

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 3.75 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing website.

These credits meet the criteria set by the ANCC, American Nurses Credentialing Center as contact hours that are acceptable for renewal certification. Additional information is available through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Fees

  • Full fee: $75
  • Fellows fee: $25
  • Public fee: $10

Fee includes cost of instruction and online handout materials.

Registrations received after Nov. 13, 2020, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations received after Nov. 6, 2020, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations that are received after Nov. 10, 2020.

Evaluation

A completed evaluation is required in order to receive a certificate for attending this activity. Please complete and submit the evaluation within the specified time frame.

Cancellations

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Changes

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Access (ADA)

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