As women navigate the transition into menopause, they often encounter a range of physical and emotional changes that extend beyond the well-known symptom of hot flashes. "Beyond Hot Flashes: Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Menopause and Mental Health" is a comprehensive course designed to delve into the intricate interplay between menopause and mental well-being. This course goes beyond the surface to examine how hormonal shifts impact psychological health and provides valuable insights into managing mental health during this transformative life stage. Interprofessional implications for supporting mental health and well-being are discussed.
- Physician Assistants
- Registered Nurses
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
- Social Workers
- Other Allied Health
At the completion of this activity, healthcare providers will be able to:
- Identify common mental health changes and challenges during perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause.
- Describe the hormonal influences of menopause on mental health and wellbeing.
- Explain the interprofessional collaboration and communication between mental healthcare providers and women’s healthcare providers to support the mental health of patients in menopause.
- List common pharmacological therapies and their mechanisms of action on the mental wellbeing of women during menopause.
- Explain the role of integrative health modalities on mental wellbeing of women during menopause.