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On the case

Breast pain: An evidence-based case report

September 2017 Vol. 5 No. 3

By Kathryn Trotter, DNP, CNM, FNP, FAANP

Should we worry about cancer?

SM, a 38 . . .

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Book Report

New book offers evidence-based approach to diagnosis and treatment of vulvar disorders*

September 2017 Vol. 5 No. 3

By Susan Hoffstetter, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAANP

The Vulva: A Practical Handbook for Clinicians was . . .

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DNP Projects
Chlamydia and gonorrhea rescreening: Patient portal reminders

Chlamydia and gonorrhea rescreening: patient portal reminders

September 2017 Vol. 5 No. 3

By Megan N. Spiekermeier, DNP, WHNP-BC and Debra L. Ilchak, DNP, RN, FNP-BC . . .

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Professional development

Professional Development: Creating an Award-WInning Poster

September 2017 Vol. 5 No. 3

By Beth Kelsey, EdD, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAANP

Have you recently completed your research study . . .

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NPWH news & updates

Message from the CEO

September 2017 Vol. 5 No. 3

Author: Gay Johnson

Happy September and  the beginning of the new fall season!

As you may remember, NPWH . . .

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Focus on sexual health

Persistent genital arousal disorder: The uninvited guest (Part 1)

May 2017 Vol. 5 No. 2

Author: Brooke M. Faught, MSN, WHNP-BC, IF

Medical models of sexual response represent arousal as a desirable and pleasurable experience.1-3 . . .

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Increasing access to comprehensive contraception: An ongoing battle to remove barriers

May 2017 Vol. 5 No. 2

Author: Rewa N. Thompson

A woman’s right to use the contraceptive method of her choice is an integral . . .

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Patient education

Infertility evaluation and treatment

May 2017 Vol. 5 No. 2

How common is infertility?
After 1 year of having unprotected sex, 15% of couples are . . .

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Quiz Time

Which statement about healthcare for women Veterans is true?

a) All women Veterans are required to seek healthcare services within the VA system.
b) The VA system has achieved its goal in reducing gender disparities in healthcare delivery.
c) Maternity care is delivered by outside community providers and paid for by the VA.
d) The VA does not cover in-hospital healthcare services for newborns following delivery.

The correct answer is c.

Answer a) is false; approximately 83% of women Veterans seek healthcare outside the VA.
Answer b) is false; despite the VA’s efforts, gender gaps persist with regard to certain healthcare goals.
And answer d) is false; A newborn’s hospital care is covered by the VA from birth through the first 7 days of life.

To find out more about the types of healthcare services that the VA provides for female Veterans, read “When the warrior is a woman.” See the May 2016 issue here

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