An evidence-based approach to the assessment and management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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This course is currently being redesigned and will be available within the coming weeks.

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Course delivery

Online course

Duration: 3 weeks

Weekly study: 3 hours

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: An Evidence-based Approach

This course integrates the 166 recommendations from the International evidence-based guideline on the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) 2018, using a highly engaging interactive format. The course, run over a three-week period, uses case studies, discussion forums, video expert presentations and weekly feedback forums to build the learner’s knowledge and skills in PCOS clinical care. This course covers assessment and diagnostic challenges, management, emotional well-being and long-term health risks. Hosted on an international platform, the course facilitates global health professional networking and participation in an international community of practice.

Master the skills you need to support and care for women with PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: An Evidence-based Approach is a short online course by Monash University designed for healthcare professionals. Building on the International Evidence-Based Guideline for the Assessment and Management of PCOS, this RACGP and ACRRM accredited course explores the latest evidence-based approaches to the diagnosis, management and care of women with PCOS.

What topics will you cover?

  • Improving timely diagnosis of PCOS
  • Promoting consistency in the diagnosis and management of PCOS
  • Augmenting the global implementation of evidence-based PCOS care
  • Encouraging the systemic application of an interdisciplinary model of care
  • Long-term health risks and treatment
  • Emotional wellbeing of women with PCOS
  • Assessing and managing infertility

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course you'll be able to:

  • demonstrate an evidence-based approach to PCOS management.
  • interpret cultural differences, act in a culturally sensitive manner and consider the ethical complexities of PCOS healthcare.
  • outline a PCOS patient centered model of care.
  • apply relevant recommendations from the PCOS International Evidence-based Guideline to your practice.
  • discuss an interdisciplinary approach to the