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Vulvovaginal atrophy

Vulvovaginal atrophy

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Time to Complete

1.00 hour


July 4, 2016


March 21, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Louise Newson highlights vulvovaginal atrophy, a common condition in postmenopausal women for which effective treatments are available. Key learning points for GPs and nurses include when to prescribe topical oestrogen, vaginal lubricants and vaginal moisturisers.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Recognise symptoms of vulvovaginal atrophy
  • Conduct appropriate examination and investigations
  • Prescribe or recommend appropriate treatment
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Louise Newson
    West Midlands
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour 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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required