Women’s Health: Give Them a Seat at the (Examination) Table

Saturday, February 4, 1:30-2:30 PM

Accredited for Pharmacists


Women face decreased outcomes in pain management, mental health, and cardiovascular disease (to name a few) based on gender bias, access issues, and gaps in research. The role of the pharmacist in ensuring women can successfully navigate the hardships of the healthcare system to receive optimal care will be highlighted in this session.

Learning Objectives - Pharmacists
Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize inequities in women’s healthcare including gender bias, gaps in research, and access to care.
  2. Describe how inequities in women’s healthcare often lead to inferior outcomes.
  3. Discuss procedures to implement to ensure routine preventative care is provided for female patients.
  4. Prioritize interprofessional collaboration to optimize outcomes for female patients.
  5. Identify resources to aid pharmacists in providing equitable care to women.

0.1 CEU/1 hr
UAN: 0107-0000-23-046-L04-P

Sara Wiedenfeld, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

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