UW School of Nursing

May 9, 2022

Women’s Health Drug Therapy 2019

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On-Demand Program

Course Description

This series is designed as a women’s health pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Lectures focus on current recommendations and controversies regarding drug therapy for common women’s health issues and include appropriate pharmacotherapeutic principles and recommendations for patient and family education. Teaching methods include video, PDF handout and case study analysis.

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially women’s health, adult, and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this conference, participants will be better able to:

  1. Compare forms of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
  2. Identify presentations of heart disease in women.
  3. Discuss medications that can be used to treat dementia.
  4. Review pharmacologic treatment options for neuropathic pain.
  5. Discuss appropriate use of older diabetes medications in women.
  6. Make a clinical diagnosis of OAB.

Featured Topics

To register for just one or a few modules, click on the topic:

  1. Helping Opioid Use Disorder: Intro to Medication Assisted Treatment – Matt Perez, MD
  2. Cardiac Medications in Support and Care of the Female Patient – Sarah Speck, MD, MPH, FACC
  3. Dementia, Delirium, and Polypharmacy – Barak Gaster, MD
  4. Treatment of Neuropathic Pain: Focus on Pharmacology – Brett Stacey, MD
  5. The Latest in Medications for Diabetes – Savitha Subramanian, MD
  6. Overactive Bladder: Diagnosis and Treatment Options – Kathryn Arendt, MD


  • Kathryn Arendt, MD, Physician/Partner, Washington Urology and Urogynecology Associates, Redmond, WA
  • Barak Gaster, MD, Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Matt Perez, MD, Family Physician, Neighborcare Health, Seattle
  • Sarah M. Speck, MD, MPH, FACC, Cardiologist, Private Practice, Speck Health, Seattle
  • Brett Stacey, MD, Professor and Medical Director, University of Washington Center for Pain Relief, Seattle
  • Savitha Subramanian, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Dept of Medicine/Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle