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The Impact of Menstrual Staining on Women’s Observance of Jewish Law

Session Faculty: Deena Zimmerman MD MPH, Yoetzet Halacha Dena Block

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Session 2: The Impact of Menstrual Staining on Women’s Observance of Jewish Law
Session Faculty: Deena Zimmerman MD MPH, Dena Block
Date: November 4, 2019
Time: 8:30-10 PM EST
Target Audience: medical and mental health professionals

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Contrast Biblical and Rabbinic laws of uterine bleeding. 
  • Recognize ramifications of menstrual staining on couples keeping Jewish Family Life laws.
    • Recognize the practical implications of distinguishing between a menstrual period and staining. 
    • Describe the Jewish Law leniencies related to staining
    • Illustrate use of hormones and resulting staining and the struggle this poses for women.
  • Evaluate ramifications of staining/bleeding at various other stages of life or caused by menstrual abnormalities

CME Accreditation Information:  

Accreditation: This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Northwell Health and NISHMAT’s Miriam Glaubach Center. Northwell Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Northwell Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Disclosure Policy:  Northwell Health adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers or others are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All relevant conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the commencement of the activity.

Nursing Credit: The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) will accept 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as equal to 1.0 ANCC contact hour.

Nurses should inquire with their specialty organizations and professional institutions as to their acceptance of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Verification of Attendance: Will be provided to all professionals.

Planner and Speaker Disclosures: Dena Block, Yoetzet Halacha, Matthew Cohen, MD, Atara Eis, Yoetzet Halacha,  Bat-Sheva Lerner Maslow, MD, MSCTR, FACOG, Karen Wasserstein, PsyD and Deena Zimmerman, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FAAP  have nothing to disclose.

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