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What every sex therapist should know about hormones and meds for men’s and women’s sexual dysfunction (2 CEs)

Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 2 pm to 4 pm EST
Presented by: Madeleine Castellanos MD

Sexual functioning is affected by a combination of psychological, physical, and relational factors.  In this course, the impact of hormones in sexual functioning will be discussed, as well as what treatment options are available to both men and women to optimize hormone levels.

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

  • List 4 hormones that contribute to proper sexual functioning
  • Explain how normal hormone levels might become unbalanced or disrupted.
  • Describe the range of sex steroid hormonal treatments available for both men and women
  • Discuss lifestyle factors that may impact sex steroid hormone levels and how to optimize these

Integration of medical treatment and sex therapy (2 CEs)

Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 4 pm to 6 pm EST
Presented by: Madeleine Castellanos MD

A true systems approach to good sexual functioning includes integration of medical treatment (when indicated) and sex therapy.  This course will discuss how these are best combined with attention to symptoms suggesting when a referral for each is indicated.

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Explain medical conditions may impact sexual functioning
  • Identify which lifestyle factors may contribute to sexual disfunction
  • Discuss the symptoms that may demonstrate the need for a consult with a sexual medicine specialist or other medical provider
  • Describe strategies to effectively make referrals for their patients to medical providers for proper evaluation and treatment
  • Discuss the systems approach to sexual functioning