Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Evidence-based Strategies for Managing Symptoms and Preventing Long-Term Sequelae


  • Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

    1. Describe current statistics related to polycystic ovary syndrome.
    2. Defi ne and describe key features of polycystic ovary syndrome.
    3. Discuss the current evidence surrounding different treatment strategies for symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • The authors and planners of this activity report no conficts of interest or relevant financial relationships. This article includes discussion of the off-label use of the following drugs: finasteride, flutamide, metformin, letrozole, orlistat, pioglitazone, spironolactone and tamoxifen. No commercial support was received for this learning activity.

  • Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Credit

    A total of 1 contact hour may be earned as CNE credit for reading “Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Evidence-based Strategies for Managing Symptoms and Preventing Long-Term Sequelae” and for completing an online post-test and participant feedback form.

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