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    Rights statement: This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Maturitas. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Maturitas, 158, 2022 DOI:10.1016/j.maturitas.2021.12.001

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The essential menopause curriculum for healthcare professionals: A European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) position statement

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  • Margaret Rees
  • Kathy Abernethy
  • Gloria Bachmann
  • Silvia Bretz
  • Juliana Ceausu
  • Fatih Durmusoglu
  • Risto Erkkola
  • Ivan Fistonic
  • Marco Gambacciani
  • Marije Geukes
  • Dimitrios G. Goulis
  • Amanda Griffiths
  • Haitham Hamoda
  • Caiomhe Hartley
  • Angelica Lindén Hirschberg
  • Angela Kydd
  • Skye Marshall
  • Blazej Meczekalski
  • Nicolas Mendoza
  • Alfred Mueck
  • Emma Persand
  • Kathleen Riach
  • Antonina Smetnik
  • Petra Stute
  • Mick van Trotsenburg
  • Nese Yuksel
  • Rachel Weiss
  • Irene Lambrinoudaki
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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>30/04/2022
<mark>Journal</mark>Maturitas
Volume158
Number of pages8
Pages (from-to)70-77
Publication StatusPublished
Early online date1/02/22
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

Introduction
The menopause, or the cessation of menstruation, is a stage of the life cycle which will occur in all women. Managing perimenopausal and postmenopausal health is a key issue for all areas of healthcare, not just gynecology.

Aim
To provide recommendations for the curriculum of education programs for healthcare professionals worldwide, so that all can receive high quality training on menopause.

Materials and methods
Literature review and consensus of expert opinion.

Summary recommendations
Training programs for healthcare professionals worldwide should include menopause and postmenopausal health in their curriculum. It should include assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based management strategies.

Bibliographic note

This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Maturitas. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Maturitas, 158, 2022 DOI:10.1016/j.maturitas.2021.12.001