The First Annual Regional Women’s Health Conference: Stronger Together: Fighting Disparities & the Leading Causes of Death in Women - May 3, 2013
1. Please rate the impact of the following objectives: As a result of attending this activity, I am better able to:
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Identify unanswered questions and gaps in women’s health research.
Analyze current treatment options and preventive care in women’s health related to stroke, cardiovascular disease and cancer and their impact on health care delivery for women.
Discuss the importance of gender based research in the context of development of standard guidelines and quality measures in women’s health.
Describe how you would implement at least four AHA Guidelines and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines into your clinical practices.
Identify at least three statistics that exemplify the quality of care female heart patients and female cancer patients are receiving nationally and in the Southeast region.
Discuss recent epidemiological trends and implications for stroke in women.
Discuss potential differences in stroke symptoms between women and men.
Determine which new cardiovascular risk stratification tests are important for women.
Discuss why women with cardiovascular disease have poorer health outcomes than men.
Describe how you would implement at least two gender-specific treatments for cardiovascular disease, which would include prevention, risk factor management, and symptom management strategies.
Identify at least three differences between women and men in cardiovascular disease presentation, prevalence and risk factors with consideration given to women’s diverse symptoms.
Identify key management strategies for diagnosing and treating women with metabolic syndrome.
Compare and contrast at least three risks and benefits of hormone therapy for patients who are at risk for or who have cardiovascular disease.
Describe three ways to implement an evidence-based approach to treatment and management of the female patient with Acute Coronary Syndromes.
Analyze risk factors for cancer that are either unique to women, or affect women in unique ways, including viral infections like HPV, smoking, obesity, pregnancy, contraceptives and hormone therapy, and trans-generational carcinogens such as diethylstillbestrol.
Discuss causes for the prevalence of three major forms of cancer: breast, lung and colorectal in women and the possible impact of women’s health research on their occurrences.
2. Please rate the projected impact of this activity on your knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes: Note: compliance is defined as the ability to apply knowledge, skills, and judgment in practice (knowing how to do something).
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This activity increased my knowledge.
This activity increased my competence.
This activity will improve my performance.
This activity will improve my patient outcomes.
3. Do you feel the activity was scientifically sound and free of commercial bias* or influence? *Commercial bias is defined as a personal judgment in favor of a specific product or service of a commercial interest.
4. Please identify how will you change your practice as a result of attending this activity (select all that apply):
5. Please indicate any barriers you perceive in implementing these changes.
6. Will you attempt to address these barriers in order to implement changes in your competence, performance, and/or patients' outcomes?
7. Please indicate which of the following American Board of Medical Specialties/Institute of Medicine core competencies were addressed by this educational activity (select all that apply).
8. The content of this activity matched my current (or potential) scope of practice.
9. How might the format of this activity be improved in order to be most appropriate for the content presented?
10. Overall, were the speakers knowledgeable regarding the content?
11. Overall, were the medical directors knowledgeable regarding the content?
12. Overall, were the presentations balanced, objective, and scientifically rigorous?
13. Was there an opportunity to discuss practice-relevant issues with the speakers?
14. Describe any presentations that were exceptional:
15. Describe any presentations that did not meet your needs or expectations:
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Was the venue appropriate and the location convenient?

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Would you like to see the meeting location alternate between the mountains and the ocean?

18. Why did you choose to come to this CME conference as opposed to another?
19. Was this symposium scheduled at a good time of year for you? If not, what would be a better time of year for you?