20-02-13 G. Diagnosis and Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

23rd Annual Premier Women's Healthcare Virtual Conference

1.25 CE, 0.5 Rx (NCC 2 GYN)

Individuals who did not register for the Conference can now purchase individual session recordings. Anyone who was registered for the Main Conference (October 16-17, 2020) will have access to all recordings, free of any additional charge, through November 15, 2021.


Anita Nelson, MD

Professor and Chair OB-GYN

Western University of Health Sciences 

Pomona, CA  

Intended Audience:

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners (WHNPs), WHNP students, Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) and other nurse practitioners and advanced practice clinicians who care for women. 

 Activity Number:  20-02-13 

CE Approval Period:  Now through November 15, 2021 

Approved CE Credit Hours:  1.25 CE contact hour credits, 0.5 hours pharmacology credit 

 Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health for 1.25 CE contact hours, 0.5 hours of pharmacology content.  

 Program Description

Abnormal uterine bleeding often reflects underlying pathology and warrants efficient evaluation and treatment to improve the woman’s health and her quality of life. The primary focus of the presentation will be on medical management and pharmacologic treatment.

 Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Successfully utilize FIGO definitions of bleeding and the PALM-COIEN technology for diagnosis.
  • Describe the steps in evaluation and management of secondary amenorrhea and infrequent bleeding.
  • Explain the diagnostic steps, health consequences and management of both acute and chronic heavy uterine bleeding

Faculty Disclosures: 

Anita Nelson MD has the following disclosures:  Speakers bureau for American Regent, Bayer Healthcare and Merck; Consulting fee for Agile Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic MD; Contracted Research for Agile Pharmaceutical, EvoFem, Merck, Mithra and Sebela Pharmaceutical. 

 Successful Completion: 

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  1. Read the educational objectives, disclosures and disclaimers.
  2. Watch the session recording
  3. Complete the session evaluation
  4. Print your CE certificate (the certificate will be stored on the NPWH E-Learning site under My Transcripts).
  5. These steps must be completed prior to the course expiration date
  6. Some courses required a post-test.  If a post test is required participants must earn a score of 70%.  

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Commercial Support:  

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20-02-13 G.  Diagnosis and Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding