Aug
07
Treat Low Testosterone with New CME Activity
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PA with elderly patientAndrogen deficiency (low testosterone) can be hard to diagnose because its symptoms mirror other conditions. It can lead to low sexual desire, decreased energy and even depression.

Discover how to properly diagnose and treat patients with low testosterone with a new activity at AAPA’s Learning Central, “Androgen Deficiency: Timely Recognition and Appropriate Treatment.” PAs can earn up to 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credit.

What you’ll learn

At the end of this activity, PAs should be better able to:

  • Review symptoms that suggest androgen deficiency
  • Check conditions with increased risk for androgen deficiency
  • Discuss appropriate diagnostic techniques based on symptoms, physical examination and appropriate lab testing
  • Offer possible treatments
  • Identify men who should not receive exogenous testosterone
  • Describe when and how to monitor patients in treatment

Getting started

PAs can participate two ways:

  • Clinical Dialogue. A video discussion featuring leading experts. Includes an optional pre-and post-survey, a CME post-test and a program evaluation. CME credit will be awarded to those achieving a grade of 70 percent or higher on the post-test.
  • eCase Challenge. Text-based programs where PAs are presented with challenging scenarios. A video highlights the key takeaways. Includes an optional pre- and post-survey, a CME post-test and a program evaluation. CME credit will be awarded to those achieving a grade of 70 percent or higher on the post-test.

Explore more than 400 online CME activities at AAPA’s Learning Central.

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