Differential Diagnosis Across the Life Span: Differential Diagnosis of Common Gynecologic Disorders
Understanding the unique anatomical and endocrine concepts of gynecology can be a challenge, but it is a crucial skill for NPs to maintain. This session will allow you to hone your differential diagnosis skills when addressing common hormonal and infectious gynecologic disorders.
First, the presentation provides detailed analyses of vulvovaginal disorders from bacterial vaginosis to atrophic vaginitis. Then, dangerous reproductive complications, including pelvic inflammatory disease and ectopic pregnancy, are discussed in depth, plus an update on cervical cancer screening and Papanicolaou test interpretation. You will receive guidance on the differential diagnosis and treatment of common physiological and psychological syndromes related to menstruation and menopause. Finally, a refresher on breast health is provided, allowing you to review Tanner staging and differentiate between fibrocystic breast disease and breast cancer. Throughout the module, you will be guided by in-depth case studies that allow you to test your skills.