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Gynecology Concerns for Older Women


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   3
State Associations:
MOA - Maine
Faculty:
Romeo Lucas, DO
Duration:
1 Hour 04 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Objectives:

  • Learners will identify clinical characteristics of and diagnostic testing for menopausal status
  • Learners will gain options for treatment of climacteric symptoms of menopause
    • Hormonal vs Non-hormonal
    • Local vs Systemic
    • Prescription vs OTC vs complementary
  • Learners will improve patient outcomes by appraising timing of initiation of menopausal hormone therapy
  • Learners will provide patient safety by employing techniques for surveillance and cessation of interventions for menopause
  • Learners will identify and differentiate individual manifestations of pelvic organ prolapse
  • Learners will be able to suggest initial interventions for pelvic organ prolapse

 

The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

 

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Dr. Romeo Augusto Lucas is a board certified OB/GYN practicing at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta, Maine.  He completed his B.S. in Biology at University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.  He has a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois.  After 2 years of private chiropractic practice in New Jersey, he attended University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Osteopathy in 2008.  He completed a rotating internship at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, NJ in 2009 and his OB/GYN Residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ in 2013. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical OB/GYN for the Northeast Osteopathic Medical Education Network and Affiliate Clinical Faculty at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Lucas practices general OB/GYN with specific interest and focus on pelvic pain syndromes.  He uses a multi-faceted approach to diagnose and treat complicated pelvic pain presentations.  This patient-specific approach incorporates a combination of hormonal, analgesic, neurologic, minimally invasive surgical and/or Osteopathic manual therapies to address pelvic pain. He is a member of the American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, International Pelvic Pain Society, American Osteopathic Association, America Congress of OB/GYN, and Maine Osteopathic Association.  He is married with 2 dogs, 3 children and 4 drumsets.  He speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish but knows well it’s time he figured out French too.

Dr. Lucas disclosed that he is on the Speaker's Bureau for Myriad Genetics Abbvie and is a Principal Investigator Reveal Medical. The planning committee for this session has reviewed the content and found no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.


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