May 23, 2022

The ORWH e-learning course "Bench to Bedside: Integrating Sex and Gender to Improve Human Health" offers up to six American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award (AMA PRA) Category 1 CreditsTM. The credentialing bodies that accept AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM include the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program, and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  

Developed in partnership with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Women’s Health (OWH), the Bench to Bedside course explores sex- and gender-related differences in key disease areas. It also provides biomedical researchers, clinicians, and students in the health professions with knowledge they can apply in designing and conducting research, and interpreting evidence for clinical practice. This course consists of six modules on immunology, cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, neurology, endocrinology, and mental health. Bench to Bedside is open to the public and registration is free.

ORWH has other e-learning courses including "Sex as a Biological Variable: A Primer," "Introduction: Sex– and Gender-Related Differences in Health," and the "SABV Primer: Train–the–Trainer." These courses are available at no cost and are accessible here.