A Virtual Reality View Gonadotropin-releasing Hormone-based Therapies for the Treatment of Endometriosis-related Pain

Sunday, May 4, 2019
6:30 AM -7:45 AM


Music City Center
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Sunday, May 4, 2019

7:30 AM Eastern    6:30 AM Central    5:30 AM Mountain    4:30 AM Pacific

Add to Calendar 05/04/2019 07:30 AM 05/04/2019 08:45 AM America/New_York A Virtual Reality View Gonadotropin-releasing Hormone-based Therapies for the Treatment of Endometriosis-related Pain A Virtual Reality View Gonadotropin-releasing Hormone-based Therapies for the Treatment of Endometriosis-related Pain Live Simulcast Med Learning Group info@medlearninggroup.com false MM/DD/YYYY atZOdzeAgzXtBkKLjmOo27579



  • 1.25 CME credits
  • Interactive, case-based learning environment


Hugh Taylor, MD
Anita O’Keeffe Young Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Yale School of Medicine
Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT


I. Overview of Endometriosis Pathophysiology
  a. Cell proliferation and differentiation, apoptosis, migration, adhesion and invasion, inflammation, and neuroangiogenesis
  b. Review of current therapy and guidelines
  c. Delays in diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis

II. GnRH-based Therapies for Endometriosis-related Pain
  a. Approved GnRH receptor agonist + addback therapy
  b. GnRH receptor antagonist in development

III. Important Endometriosis-related Pain Management Considerations
  a. Role of evidence-based guidelines
  b. Place of GnRH-based endometriosis-related pain management agents in existing treatment algorithms
  c. Optimizing therapy for each patient based on age, disease severity, treatment preferences, previous treatment experience, and other medical comorbidities
  d. Effect of management decisions on patient QOL

IV. Case Study
  a. Application of an evidence-based approach in a patient with endometriosis-related pain symptoms and unsatisfied with previous treatments

V. Questions and Answers


This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of US-based obstetricians/gynecologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis.


After completing the educational activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Discuss the established therapeutic options for patients with endometriosis-related pain and their place in evidence-based management guidelines
  • Discuss the impact of patient-related factors, such as age, disease severity, treatment preferences, and comorbidities, on treatment decision making in the management of endometriosis-related pain
  • Describe safety and efficacy findings from clinical trials of GnRH-based therapeutic options for the treatment of patients with endometriosis-related pain


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Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.


Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with endometriosis.

CNE Credits:1.25 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

CNE Accreditation Statement:

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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