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Premature ovarian insufficiency: clinical review

Premature ovarian insufficiency: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


September 6, 2016


November 14, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Louise R Newson describes the diagnosis and management of premature ovarian insufficiency (POI). Key learning points for GPs and nurses include the clinical features of POI, investigations to conduct, lifestyle and hormone treatment, and prognosis.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Distinguish premature ovarian insufficiency from early menopause
  • Identify the clinical features of POI
  • Offer lifestyle advice and prescribe hormone replacement therapy
  • Be aware of comorbidities associated with POI
  • Advise women with POI on fertility
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Louise R Newson
    GP and menopause expert
    West Midlands

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required