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Menopause Essentials Update 2024

19th World Congress on Menopause | Pre-congress course 
Menopause Essentials Update 
Friday October 18th 2024 13:30–18:00 

This course is for all health professionals wanting to develop or refresh their knowledge of the basic physiology of the menopause, the health consequence of the menopause and when and how to use the available treatment options. It has been specifically designed to be globally applicable and clinically practical for specialists and non specialists alike.

Course Overview

Menopausal symptoms can impact women's lives dramatically. Participating in the 19th IMS World Pre-Congress Menopause Essentials Update offers healthcare providers an invaluable opportunity to stay updated with the latest advancements and best practices in menopause care. This event equips participants with practical knowledge and strategies that can be directly applied in clinical settings. This can support them to deliver comprehensive care and empower patients to manage their symptoms during this transition.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe how to diagnose and manage menopause within a structured consultation in primary healthcare setting.
  2. Identify the benefits and risks of menopausal hormone therapy.
  3. Describe the different non-hormonal treatment options for the symptoms of menopause.
  4. Describe how to tailor treatment for complex cases to ensure patient safety.

CPD Points

4 CPD hours (3 for Educational Activities and 1 for Reviewing Performance).


Dr Jane Elliott

Dr Jane Elliott

Menopause consultation: a structured approach

Prof Susan Davis AO

Prof Susan Davis AO

Prescribing MHT: practical and evidence-based approach to treatment

  Afternoon Tea
Dr Premitha Damodaran

Dr Premitha Damodaran

Non-hormonal options for managing troublesome symptoms of menopause

Dr Stella Milsom

Case studies: a discussion of complex cases and referral pathways in primary care

  Panel Discussion

Where and When

The pre-congress courses will be held at the Room 203 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 18 October 2024 from 13:30 to 17:30.

Will it be available online

No, the only way to attend to this course will be on-site.


The pre-congress course is not included with the congress registration fee. In order to participate you are required to purchase it separately. The course costs 150AUD. 

Limited spots are available.

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Content updated July 2024