The Influence of Sex on Health
Understanding the connections between sex, gender, and well-being may improve health outcomes.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Distinguish between the terms “sex” and “gender.”
- Identify how sex affects the breakdown and utilization of pharmaceuticals, particularly pain control medications.
- Discuss the effects of pregnancy on health.
- Explain how sex affects oral health.
This course was published in the June 2015 issue and expires June 30, 2018. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.