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The essential menopause curriculum for healthcare professionals: a European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) position statement.

Rees, Margaret; Abernethy, Kathy; Bachmann, Gloria; Kydd, Angela

Authors

Margaret Rees

Kathy Abernethy

Gloria Bachmann

Angela Kydd



Abstract

Introduction: The menopause, or the cessation of menstruation, is a stage of the life cycle which will occur in all women. Managing perimenopausal and postmenopausal health is a key issue for all areas of healthcare, not just gynecology. Aim: To provide recommendations for the curriculum of education programs for healthcare professionals worldwide, so that all can receive high quality training on menopause. Materials and methods: Literature review and consensus of expert opinion. Summary recommendations: Training programs for healthcare professionals worldwide should include menopause and postmenopausal health in their curriculum. It should include assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based management strategies.

Citation

REES, M., ABERNETHY, K., BACHMANN, G. et al. 2022. The essential menopause curriculum for healthcare professionals: a European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) position statement. Maturitas [online], 158, pages 70-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2021.12.001

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Feb 1, 2022
Online Publication Date Feb 1, 2022
Publication Date Apr 30, 2022
Deposit Date Apr 13, 2022
Publicly Available Date Feb 2, 2023
Journal Maturitas
Print ISSN 0378-5122
Electronic ISSN 1873-4111
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Volume 158
Pages 70-77
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2021.12.001
Keywords Menopause; Premature ovarian insufficiency; Women's health; Education; Cardiovascular disease; Osteoporosis; Dementia
Public URL https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1584587
Additional Information The published version of this article is available free-to-read on the Maturitas website: https://www.maturitas.org/article/S0378-5122(21)00344-3/fulltext

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