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Digital Seminar

Introduction to Hormone Replacement

Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FIACP, FAARFM
1 Hour 51 Minutes
Audio and Video
Sep 15, 2022
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This session will provide the basic “why” and “how to” for the use of bioidentical hormones. Comparison of the evidence supporting BHRT vs. conventional HRT therapies will be included. Discussion will include the goals of physiologic balanced hormones, the definition of physiologic, the importance of physiology dosing.  Jim will go over the pros and cons of the various types of testing for hormones, dosage forms used for BHRT, common hormone imbalances and issues seen in the various stages of o woman’s life, and the influences of abnormal cortisol levels, low thyroid function, and insulin resistance on the production and function of the hormones.


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

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Earn up to 1.75 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 

Nurses - Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 111 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 1.75 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 

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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 1.75 contact hours. Expires: 09/01/2025.

Nurses - California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 1.5 self-study contact hours. 

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Nurses - Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 1.5 self-study contact hours.

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 1.75 self-study contact hours. Please email with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.



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James Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FIACP, FAARFM, is an independent clinical consultant. He is a nationally recognized expert with over 38 years of experience with bioidentical hormone therapies in clinical practice. Jim previously served as Director of Provider Education for ZRT Laboratory, and as consultant and Education Director for Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA). He is a graduate and former faculty member of the Fellowship of Anti-aging and Functional Medicine.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Jim Paoletti receives compensation as an independent clinical consultant and receives royalties as a published author. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Jim Paoletti has no relevant non-financial relationships.


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  1. Analyze the evidence supporting the different types of hormone replacement.
  2. Determine physiological and bioidentical as applied to hormone replacement.
  3. Formulate the goals of balanced bioidentical hormones.
  4. Defend the benefits of bioidentical hormone restoration beyond symptom management.
  5. Integrate patient assessment, appropriate testing and dosing options for hormone replacement.
  6. Propose the influences of cortisol, thyroid function, and insulin resistance on the functions of the sex steroids.


  • The goals of balanced physiologic hormones
    • Comparison of the potential benefits of BHRT and conventional HRT
    • Explanation of the effects of hormone imbalances and bioidentical hormones on cardiovascular risks, osteoporosis, cancer risk and quality of life
  • The functions and benefits of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone
    • Typical hormone imbalances
    • Related issues for the various stages of menstrual transition
    • The influences of cortisol, thyroid function and insulin resistance of the production and function of all hormones
  • Patient Needs Assessment
    • Health and Medical History
    • Lifestyle Factors
    • Methods of measurement of hormone levels
    • Symptom Evaluation
  • The effects of supraphysiologic dosing of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone
    • Estradiol
    • Progesterone
    • Dosage forms used for BHRT

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants


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