Menopause & Understanding The Black Girl Experience

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Menopause transition is experienced differently in black women. This lecture will unveil the difference in symptoms, experience with health care system and clinicians that black women experience. As well as what is perceived to be acceptable treatment options in the black community.

Credits: 1.00 contact hours; 0.50 are pharmacology


After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

-Identify Basic Factors that contribute to differences in medical treatment of black women during the menopause transition.

-Utilize/Identify non-pharmacological interventions that aid in the treatment of black women during menopause

-Identify ways to create trust and collaboration in black women during health care transactions to improve the NP and patient relationship.

Jemecia Braxton


Dr. Jemecia Braxton is a full-time family nurse practitioner she fulfills her role as Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) of primary care at Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia. She is also adjunct faculty at Chamberlain University and Walden University. She has taught multiple courses to include: Pharmacology, Women’s Health, Primary Diagnosis and Treatment, Advanced Physical Assessment and Primary Care of Adults.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from the University of Central Florida, her MSN degree from Wright State University, and her DNP degree from University of Virginia. Dr. Braxton has played a major role in the development and implementation of multiple health promotion and disease prevention programs.

Dr. Braxton is the author and creator of the “Nurse Practitioner Planner: What Get’s Planned, Get’s Done”. She is a Social Media Influencer and the Sole creator and editor of “The Nurse Practitioner Extraordinaire” YouTube channel. She has edited and published over 140 YouTube Videos on various topics: Menopause, Hypertension, Vaginal Health, Diabetes, COVID, Preceptorship, Nursing Burnout, Nursing Student Clinical Tool, Nurse Entrepreneurship, Intermittent Fasting & Motivation.

She is a entrepreneur, public speaker, mentor, author, and women’s health advocate. Her current research involves menopause, obesity and intermittent fasting in the African American Woman.

Dr. Braxton is the past president of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners Peninsula Chapter. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Braxton has nearly 20 years of combined clinical and academic experience. She is also a proud member of the illustrious Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.


Obtain Your Credits

To earn credits for this activity, navigate to the Content(s) tab and complete all course components in the following order: 1) watch the course presentation video; 2) complete the course evaluation; 3) pass the post-test with a score of 2/3 (66.7%) or higher. You may retake the post-test until a passing score is achieved, at which point you will be able to view/print a copy of your certificate of completion. This online certificate will also be saved within your profile 'My Dashboard' -> 'Transcript/Certificates Earned'  for future access.

Designation Statement

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours, of which 0.50 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.



Contributing faculty, Jemecia Braxton, DNP, FNP-BC have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


All planners and contributors involved in this educational activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 


The material presented in this continuing education program is being made available for educational purposes only and is not intended to represent the best or only methods, medications and/or guidelines appropriate for the medical situation discussed. Rather the material is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the presenter(s), which may be helpful, or of interest to other practitioners and should not be used by clinicians without the evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. NPACE disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any information given in a presentation.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may mention the uses of products that are not approved by the FDA for the indication(s) being discussed. The presenter(s) are instructed to notify participants when they are discussing unapproved uses or investigational agents. The opinions related to unapproved uses of products are solely those of the presenter(s) and are not endorsed or recommended by NPACE. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.


3 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/3 points to pass Please complete this pre-test prior to watching the presentation video - Simply click the 'Take Quiz' button. This pre-test is a non-graded assessment tool we use to establish a baseline and determine a participant's pre-existing knowledge.
Presentation Video
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Course Evaluation
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3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass Click 'Take Quiz' to begin. Pass this 3 question post-test with a score of 2/3 (66.7%) or higher. You may retake the post-test until a passing score is achieved, at which point you will be able to view/print a copy of your certificate.
1.00 Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available You can now view/print a copy of your certificate of completion by clicking the button to the right. This online certificate will also be saved within your 'My Dashboard' --> 'Transcript/Certificates Earned' for future access.