Perimenopause: Is It Hot In Here or Is It Just Me? - 384-508-19

Perimenopause: Is It Hot In Here or Is It Just Me?

by Nicole Griffis, RN, MS, APRN-BC
(4.7 / 56 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Laboratory (1.50 Contact Hr)

Price: $13.00
CE-PRO Price: $6.50


Perimenopause, referred to as “menopausal transition” by the North American Menopause Society, starts with changes in the length and duration of menstruation triggered by endocrine fluctuations. The transition may last for four to eight years and ends with the final menstrual period. This continued education module describes the normal changes that occur to a woman’s reproductive system as she ages. It also offers ways to help women manage unpleasant symptoms of perimenopause.


The goal of this continuing education module is to improve the knowledge of physicians, nurses, dietitians, fitness professionals, and health educators about the recognition and availability of treatments for perimenopausal symptoms. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify four common symptoms experienced by women in the perimenopausal years
  • Discuss the current recommendations for use of hormonal therapy
  • Name the three groups of non-hormonal prescription medications used to treat vasomotor symptoms
Level of Instruction: Basic

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, health educators, laboratory professionals, and physicians.
Laboratory professionals: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
Relias LLC is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program (provider #384).
384-508-19 "Perimenopause: Is It Hot In Here or Is It Just Me?" is approved 06/6/2019 to 06/30/2021.
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 1/1/2002
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/18/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/30/2021

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


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Joseph W - ,  ·  Oct 10, 2019
i would tell my friends and colleagues about this course very informative and well summarized and to the point it is especially informative as well as educative.
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Glenda G - Phoenix, AZ  ·  Oct 05, 2019
Very helpful for women and healthcare providers to be able to discuss and explore reasons symptoms of menopause
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Bhimwantie B - san tan valley, AZ  ·  Oct 05, 2019
This course was very informative. I learned a great deal.
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Dina B - Antioch, CA  ·  Sep 27, 2019
Very imformative for women.
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Alma Y - Vacaville, CA  ·  Sep 18, 2019
usefull and appropriate to the subject matter
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Price: $13.00
CE-PRO Price: $6.50