International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD)

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March 17, 2017

Location
Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women
6651 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

Description
Our faculty are among the most well-known vulvologists world-wide, and are speakers who are committed to teaching clinicians who treat patients with persistent or recurrent vulvar symptoms not explained by simple year or bacterial vaginosis. This course will cover many topics pertaining to vulvovaginal health including recurrent vaginal infections, dermatoses, premalignant disease and pain syndromes of the vulva. This course is open to any practitioner with an interest in recent advances in research for vulvovaginal disease.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Increase their current knowledge of vulvovaginal conditions

  • Recognize the normal and abnormal anatomy of the vulva and vagina

  • Gain awareness of the pathophysiology and treatment of benign vulvar conditions

  • Understand the multiple contributions of the web mount and be able to associate various vaginal conditions with their wet mount appearances

  • Recognize and treat resistant vulvovaginitis

  • Recognize the association of chronic vulvar dermatoses and vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia and squamous carcinoma

  • Understand what is known about desquamative inflammatory vaginitis and atrophic vaginitis

  • Gain insight into dermatoses of the vulva

  • Have knowledge of treatment for pruritic conditions of the vulva

  • Become more comfortable evaluating vulvar ulcerative conditions

  • Understand the diagnosis and treatment of vulvar pain

  • Gain understanding to how pelvic floor myalgia or vaginismus contributes to vulvar pain and sexual dysfunction

  • Test their knowledge of various vulvovaginal diseases with lectures, cases, and questions and answer sessions 

Questions?
For further information, please contact:
Debbie Roepe
executive.director@issvd.org

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Jointly Provided Activities

 
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ACCME Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD). The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

College Cognate Credit(s)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.

 
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The Medical Center Marriott is the selected hotel for our event although there are many other nearby hotels.

Deadline: Last day to book is February 23, 2017. 

Reservations: Book your room, today!

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