Endocrine Pharmacology Part II: Reproductive Pharmacology

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In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest endocrine and reproductive drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this talk is information on:

  • Hypothalamic and Pituitary Regulation, Ovarian Control of Female Reproductive Function
  • Oral Contraceptives: Types of Estrogen-Progestin Formulations, Adverse Effects of OCs, Extended Duration Contraception, Drugs for Emergency Contraception and Abortion
  • Agents for Emergency Contraception: Agents for Pharmacological Abortion, Menopause, Hormone Therapy (HT), Select Estrogens and Progestins
  • Uterine Abnormalities: Types of Dysfunctional Bleeding, Progestin Considerations
  • Uterine Stimulants and Relaxants
  • Androgens
  • Erectile Dysfunction: Phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors
  • Drugs for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)