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184391 - Webinar - Managing sexual pain

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This activity aims to provide a practical guideline for the diagnosis, treatment and multidisciplinary management of sexual pain.

It covers the following points:
• Common clinical presentations of dyspareunia, vaginismus and vulvodynia
• Aetiologies of sexual pain
• Factors affecting sexual function of women
• Patient interaction and education
• Multidisciplinary treatment options (The mind-body connection, physiotherapy and adjunctive therapies)

The activity seeks to assist health professionals to provide effective care and treatment for women experiencing sexual pain.

Relevance to General Practice

Please request Jean Hailes document '2017 Managing Sexual Pain RACGP Overview'.

Learning outcomes
  • Recognise common clinical presentations of sexual pain across reproductive life stages
  • Identify possible biological and psychosexual causes of sexual pain
  • Discuss multidisciplinary management of sexual pain
  • Communicate appropriately and sensitively with women experiencing sexual pain
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Diagnosis and management is evidence-based and relevant to the needs of the patient

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Duty of care is maintained

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Women's health
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    184391 - Webinar - Managing sexual pain
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    1.5 hours
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    3 cpd
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