ISSVD Vulvovaginal Disease Update 2018

April 13, 2018

Hiebert Hall, Boston University Medical Center
11th Floor
72 East Concord Street 
Boston, MA 02118

Our distinguished group of internationally acclaimed speakers continues to present concise and up-to-date information to educate clinicians about vulvovaginal diseases and the therapies available. This course is ideal for all clinicians who treat patients with persistent or recurrent vulvar symptoms not explained by simple yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis. This course is for those practitioners who treat itching, dyspareunia, and pain, as well as vaginal discharge and chronic rashes. The conditions include recurrent candidiasis, lichen simplex chronicus, lichen planus, lichen sclerosus, vulvodynia, ulcers, and desquamative inflammatory vaginitis. 

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • 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 wet 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 question and answer sessions.
  • Gain insights on how to best evaluate, treat and refer women suffering from sexual dysfunction due to vulvovaginal disease.
  • Be able to identify the clinical features of Hidradenitis Suppurativa and be able to develop an effective therapeutic approach for treatment, including surgery.

For detailed agenda, registration or other information visit Vulvovaginal Disease Update 2018.

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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 through the joint providership of The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease.  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 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 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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