Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Treatment Updates
Expires: 04/30/2023 (subject to change)
- CE for this activity will not be available after this date.
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Nurse Practitioners Nancy Berman and Dr. Shelagh Larson guide the learner through the diagnosis and treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) including emerging therapies. Risk factors and treatments for acute and recurrent VVC are outlined with case studies to apply the knowledge gained. The NPs highlight the impact on women financially, emotionally, and psychologically from VVC that is not always recognized.
- Apply current national guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC).
- Compare current pharmacologic treatments for VVC with emerging therapies.
- Discuss risk factors for acute and recurrent VVC.
- Identify the impact of VVC on patient well-being and quality of life.
Nancy Berman, MSN, ANP-BC, NCMP, FAANP
Shelagh Larson, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, NCMP
This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.
Nancy Berman has the following disclosures:
Shelagh Larson has the following disclosures:
- Scynexis (advisory board)
- Scynexis (advisory board)
- Merck (Nexplanon trainer)
All Planners have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The content of this activity has been peer-reviewed and approved for compliance.
Funded by an independent education grant from Scynexis.
Individuals who have contributed to the CE Center were carefully selected for their knowledge and experience in the subject area under review. This presentation is informational only and may contain opinions of the authors from their personal experience that do not necessarily express the opinions of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). The activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Clinical practice is a constantly changing process and new information becomes available every day. Neither AANP nor the contributing individuals can warrant that the material will continue to be accurate, nor do they warrant that the material is completely free of errors upon publication. Attendees and participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program.
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|1.5 Contact Hour(s) of CE,
0.5 of which may be applied towards Pharmacology