Vulvovaginal problems are a frequent reason for patients requesting appointments to see their health care provider. They have a large range of differential diagnoses including infectious and noninfectious conditions. Dr. Haefner of the University of Michigan will provide a one-hour lecture on a variety of vulvovaginal conditions. She will share tips and tricks to care for this patient population. In this lecture, the more common vulvovaginal conditions seen by health care providers will be discussed. She will also provide insight on techniques to gain additional information on the various diseases that affect the lower genital tract in the female population.
After this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify clinical features of a spectrum of vulvovaginal conditions
- Establish therapeutic strategies for a variety of vulvovaginal conditions
Developed by the National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning.
Hilary Reno, MD, PhD
A review of best practices for taking a health history via telehealth and syndromic management for genital tract infections, including one case study
Hilary Reno, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at Washington University, Division of Infectious Disease with a focus on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. Her current projects focus on access to sexual health care and quality of that care in emergency departments and HIV care settings. She also serves as the site principal investigator for STI clinical trials including studies that have evaluated new diagnostics as well as therapeutics.Dr. Reno is faculty for the CDC funded St. Louis STD/ HIV Prevention Training Center and a medical consultant with the CDC, Division of STD Prevention. She is the medical director of the St. Louis County Sexual Health clinic and director of the St. Louis STI Regional Response Coalition (STIRR), which she organized in 2015 to bring together health departments, clinical systems, community-based organizations, and others that care for patients with sexual health needs.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Describe how COVID-19 may be impacting sexual health care.
- Define telehealth and it’s limitations.
- Describe multiple approaches to taking a history in a telehealth visit.
- Define management of the major syndromes in sexual health care