Endometriosis 2023: Every Age, Every Stage
This conference is designed to educate participants on current medical and surgical approaches to treat endometriosis.
• Family Medicine Practitioners
• Advanced Practice Providers
• Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses
• Discuss the pathophysiology and diagnosis of endometriosis
• Relate current medical and surgical treatments of endometriosis
• Describe current approaches and advances in the treatment of endometriosis, and future treatment options
Endometriosis Conference Provider CE Schedule
7:15am On-site Registration and Exhibits
8:00am Welcome and Introduction
Timothy Deimling, MD, Msc, FACOG
8:15 am Pain Management for Endometriosis
Erin Carey, MD
1. Describe the confluence of pain symptoms that women with endometriosis pelvic pain may present with.
2. Integrate evidence-based processes and best practices for the management of endometriosis pelvic pain
3. Outline the benefits and limitation of multi-motile treatments for the management of endometriosis pelvic pain to create a tool kit for clinical practice.
8:50am Endometriosis & psychiatry: important relationships and treatment implications
David Silver, MD
1. Describe the relationship between endometriosis and depression and /or anxiety?
2. Discuss the psychiatric interventions that may serve as adjuncts to standard surgical and hormonal treatments for some women with endometriosis
3. Discuss how endometriosis should be fully assessed for optimal treatment
9:25am Coffee Break/Exhibitors
9:35am Adenomyosis: Is It Related?
Andrea Benton, MD, FACOG
1. Describe adenomyosis including histopathology and pathogenesis
2. Review epidemiology and risk factors associated with adenomyosis
3. Describe the clinical presentation and diagnosis
10:10am Perspectives: Endometriosis and the Patient Experience
Princess Young and Jill Verdier
1. Appreciate differences between patient and provider goals in care
2. Understand barriers to treatment implementation
3. Identify alternative sources of information about endometriosis management utilized by patients.
10:45am Panel Discussion
Erin Carey, MD, David Silver, MD, Andrea Benton, MD, FACOG, Princess Young and Jill Verdier
12:30pm Pelvic Pain when the Endometriosis is Gone: The Role of the Central Nervous System
Joseph E. Patruno, MD
1. Review the pathophysiology and mechanisms of endometriosis related pain
2. Explain various aspect of both peripheral and central nervous system upregulation in the persistence of endometriosis pain
3. Evaluate various treatment options to treat persistent "neurogenic" pain and related symptoms in patients with endometriosis
1:05pm Endometriosis and the Adolescent: Early Identification and Management
Carie D'Agata-Burke, MD
1. Describe the common presentation of endometriosis in adolescents
2. Understand barriers to diagnosis of endometriosis treatment in adolescents
3. Appreciate the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach in the care of adolescents.
1:40pm Surgical management of Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis; Planning, Preparing and Adapting
Gerald Harkins, MD, MPT, FACOG
1. Discuss strategies for successful surgical management of complicated endometriosis cases
2. Discuss surgical planning and intraoperative variations encountered during surgery for deep infiltrating endometriosis
3. Discuss surgical management of endometriosis involving ureters, bladder and colon
2:15pm Panel Discussion
Joseph E. Patruno, MD, Carie D'Agata-Burke, MD, Gerald Harkins, MD
2:45pm Closing Remarks
Timothy Deimling, MD, MSc, FACOG
Accreditation and Credit Designation Statement
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.75 contact hours.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 5.75 AAPA Category I CME
- 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 5.75 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 5.75 Attendance
Registrations are due on or before March 17, 2023.
Please visit https://cce.upmc.com/endometriosis-2023 for more information and to register. After registering, an electronic confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided when you registered.
Please note: Registration is not complete until you receive this confirmation. If you do not receive this confirmation within 5-7 days of registration, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration Categories and Fees
Friday, March 24, 2023
$75 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers
$25 Residents/Medical Students/Fellows
All cancellations must be via email, to email@example.com. Cancellations received on or before March 17, 2023, will be refunded in full. No refunds will be made after March 17, 2023.
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions About Registration
Email: Kelly Lesh at email@example.com
Attn: Kelly Lesh
305 N. Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101