Purpose - Comprehensive Colposcopy for the Women's Health Practitioners
To enable the nurse and other healthcare professionals to demonstrate competence in cervical and lower genital tract pathology.
Target Audience - Comprehensive Colposcopy for the Women's Health Practitioners
Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Midwives, Physicians, Physician Assistants and any Healthcare Professional with at least one year experience in women’s health care and an interest in learning the most current indications and techniques of colposcopy.
Overall Program Objectives - Comprehensive Colposcopy for the Women's Health Practitioners
- Review the components of a complete gynecologic history and physical examination that is focused on cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and anal anomalies
- Discuss current screening guidelines for cervical and lower gential tract cancer prevention
- Discuss the indications for colposcopic examinations and biopsy
- Identify abnormal cytopathology and histopathology findings and colposcopic patterns
- Discuss the current appropriate management of premalignant and malignant diseases of the cervix and lower genital tract
17.75 Contact Hours / 19.25 hours of CME credit
Drexel University (DREXEL) College of Nursing and Health Professions, Division of Continuing Nursing Education, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation does not imply that Drexel University (DREXEL) College of Nursing and Health Professions, Division of Continuing Nursing Education or ANCC-COA approves or endorses any product included in an educational activity. DREXEL also has provider status with California BRN: Provider #CEP13661.
CNE Disclosure Statement
All faculty at nursing continuing education activities are required to disclose to the audience (1) any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services and (2) any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials.
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 19.25 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.
This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.