A Review of Infertility

A Review of Infertility

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Given that an estimated 10% of couples in the United States are infertile, it is inevitable that many healthcare professionals will encounter patients seeking medical help for this condition. The purpose of this course is to provide healthcare professionals with the information necessary to make a timely and accurate diagnosis of infertility, treatment and referral decisions regarding the infertile patient or couple, and sensitive patient education in order to ensure the highest level of care and patient satisfaction. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Identify the two basic types of infertility.
2. Outline the epidemiology of infertility in the United States.
3. Review the anatomy and physiology associated with male and female infertility.
4. Recognize the pathophysiology of male and female infertility.
5. Identify the various risk factors associated with infertility.
6. Compare and evaluate the diagnostic findings associated with infertility.
7. Recommend lifestyle modifications for patients with infertility.
8. Select appropriate pharmacotherapeutic interventions for improving fertility.
9. Evaluate surgical, radiologic, and assisted reproductive technology (ART) interventions, including donor eggs or sperm, induced ovulation, in-vitro fertilization (IVF), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), and zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT).
10. Evaluate the psychosocial ramifications of infertility.

This 10-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162667674
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 07/01/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 213,120
File size: 290 KB

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