Title: Emergency Medicine – Gynecology: Gynecology Emergencies; Abnormal Uterine Bleeding; Pelvic Pain
Faculty: Albert J. Peters, D.O., F.A.C.O.G.
Original Release Date: July 1, 2018 Expiration Date: July 1, 2021
TOPIC 1: Gynecologic Emergencies.
Upon completion of this session, using ACOG and CDC Guidelines, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP
- Recognize the more common and significant gynecologic emergencies.
- Formulate a rapid and concise treatment plan for various emergencies, such as:
- Ectopic pregnancies,
- Uterine hemorrhage,
- Gynecologic infections.
- Provide follow-up care to the post-gynecologic emergency patient.
TOPIC 2: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Upon completion of this session, using ACOG Practice Guidelines, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP
- Define abnormal uterine bleeding.
- Differentiate between functional and organic causes.
- Manage most non-surgical etiologies of this problem.
TOPIC 3: Pelvic Pain.
Upon completion of this session, using ACOG Practice Guidelines, International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) and the Cochrane Abstract Database, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL, COMP
- Assess the patient with acute or chronic pain.
- Identify the differential diagnosis and choose appropriate management options for the patient.
- Differentiate patients who require immediate attention to their pelvic pain versus the chronic pain patient.