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Vaginal discharge consultations

Vaginal discharge consultations

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

October 9, 2013

Updated

April 1, 2016

Programme Description

In this article Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Grace Edozien cover the common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and how it can be managed in primary care. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis and STIs.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the presenting symptoms for candidiasis and BV
  • Differentiate between likely causes for altered vaginal discharge
  • Explain the difference between physiological and pathological causes
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Dr Anita Sharma
    GP
    Oldham
    United Kingdom

    Dr Grace Edozien
    GP
    Oldham
    United Kingdom

    Test authors
    Dr Anita Sharma
    GP
    Oldham
    United Kingdom

    Dr Grace Edozien
    GP
    Oldham
    United Kingdom

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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