The Global AWARE Group Educational Materials


The global AWARE (Appropriate care for Women with AndRogen Excess) group is a panel of independent physicians with an expert interest in androgen excess. Their mission is to address the unmet need in androgen excess to ensure that women receive appropriate care. Since its formation in 2015, the AWARE group and its ongoing work is supported by Bayer. The group have created a number of useful resources that are available to download below. These resources aim to support healthcare professionals in the recognition, diagnosis and appropriate treatment of androgen excess. You may want to use these materials to support discussions with colleagues, for example, in a workshop setting.

 

Title Material Description
Diagnostic checklist
for Androgen Excess

last updated October 2018

Essentials for the identification of androgen excess in women of reproductive age.
A double-sided printable checklist to aid diagnosis in clinical practice.
Diagnostic checklist
for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
last updated October 2018

Assessment and diagnosis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
A double-sided printable checklist to aid the recognition and diagnosis of PCOS in clinical practice.
Androgen
Excess infographic

last updated October 2018

Visual infographic to communicate and raise awareness of the burden of androgen excess.
Polycystic
Ovary Syndrome (PCOS
) infographic 
last updated October 2018

Visual infographic to communicate and raise awareness of the burden of polycystic ovary syndrome.
Educational
slide modules
last updated October 2018

To provide guidance for healthcare professionals assessing and diagnosing
androgen excess and PCOS and discuss appropriate treatment.
Short interactive slide modules include:
1. The global burden of androgen excess
2. Recognition and diagnosis of androgen excess
3. Best practice in the treatment of hyperandrogenic skin symptoms
4. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Educational
patient case studies

last updated October 2018

These educational case studies provide practical advice and guidance via
presentations and workshop sessions.
Patient cases include:
1. Diagnosis and treatment of hirsutism
2. Diagnosis and treatment of acne
3. Diagnosis and treatment of androgenic symptoms of PCOS
Female acne manual for non-dermatologists
last updated October 2018

An educational manual for non-dermatologists that aims to enhance awareness and
understanding of the role androgen excess plays in female acne and facilitate appropriate use of hormonal antiandrogens as an effective treatment.
Androgen
excess: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
last updated October 2018

A collection of frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) to support healthcare
professionals teaching and learning and to provide accessible information regarding the diagnosis and appropriate treatment of androgen excess. Find further guidance on how this resource can be used
within the document.

The AWARE group is a panel of independent physicians with an expert interest in androgen excess in women.  Formation of the AWARE group and its ongoing work is supported and funded by Bayer AG.