Gynecologic Problems for HIV Infected Women

$9.00 | CEU Hours:3.00 | Intermediate

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.

 

CEU Course Description

Gynecologic problems are common among HIV infected women and are frequently present at the time of initial presentation for evaluation and care.  This CEU course provides detailed information pertaining to problem-oriented approaches to common gynecological complaints; abnormal pap smear; genital ulcers; vaginal discharge; pelvic and/or lower abdominal pain; pelvis mass; urinary symptoms; genital warts; genital masses and/or nodules; genital itching and/or irritation; breast lump; sexual dysfunction; menopause; health maintenance issues; and guidelines for gynecologic referrals.

Article Author:  Jean Anderson, M.D.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Investigate the conditions that, when compared with uninfected women, HIV infected women are more likely to have.

2.  Examine why liquid-based Pap smears are preferred.

3.  Identify the women that HSV viral shedding may be more common in.

4.  Describe how invasive cervical cancer behaves differently in HIV infected women when compared to uninfected women.

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