Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: vanity or something more important? - Live Webinar

  • 04 Dec 2018
  • 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Live Webinar,
  • $69.00 incl. GST for members
  • $92.00 incl. GST for non-members
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About the event

This course is provided by College Education and Training, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc.

Presented by:

Dr Anna Fenton

Dr ANNA FENTON is a Gynaecological Endocrinologist. She is currently the clinical leader for the Canterbury District Health Board Bone Density Service. Anna is actively involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. She has special interests in the management of premature ovarian insufficiency and the treatment of women after gynaecological cancer. She ran the Gynae-Endocrine clinic at Christchurch Women’s Hospital for 15 years which provides one of the few publicly funded clinics for women with polycystic ovary syndrome. She also serves on the PTAC Endocrine sub-committee.

Course Information:

On completion of this course, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of polycystic ovary syndrome as a medical problem
  • Explain the pathophysiology of polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Describe the changing impact of PCOS over a woman’s lifetime
  • Describe the criteria for diagnosing polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Recognise the different presentations of PCOS
  • Explain the variety of evidence-based treatment options available to manage PCOS


Pharmacists must achieve an 80% pass mark in order to complete the course.

One learning package must be purchased for each individual to complete the course.

Group 1: TWO points – for listening to the webinar but not doing the assessment, or

Group 2: TBC points – for completion and submission of assessment questions (80% pass mark required).

Pre reading is not assessed. Allocate Group 1 points based on one point per hour.

Non Member Registration

Non PSNZ members can register for this event. Please note you will need to register as a user on the PSNZ website before you can register to attend the event. Look for the "New user? Register now" option at the bottom of the Login screen.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Payment must be received before your course materials will be made available to you. Confirmation and how to access the course materials will be forwarded to your preferred email address once your registration has been processed.

Registrations are subject to our terms of trade and privacy policy available at www.psnz.org.nz.

Cancellation more than seven days before the webinar:

A full refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation between two and seven days before the webinar:

A 50% refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation the day before, the day of, or after the webinar:

No refund available.

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By enrolling in this training, you are confirming that all work undertaken within this training programme and assessment answers are your own. If there are grounds to believe that cheating or plagiarism has occurred, we will investigate and your work may be disallowed and you will be unable to complete the training.