Alisa Pascale, DNP, WHNP-BC, is a women’s health nurse practitioner at the Vulvovaginal Disorders Program & Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Clinical Instructor at MGH Institute of Health Professions, both in Boston, Massachusetts.
Intended audience: This continuing education (CE) activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurse practitioners who provide care for women of any age.
CE approval period: Now through December 31, 2019
Estimated time to complete this activity: 1 hour CE approval hours: 1.0 contact hours, including 0.5 contact hours of pharmacology credit (NCC code 2A)
Goal statement: To understand the abnormal vaginal ecosystem in women prone to bacterial vaginosis (BV) and to use current evidence and guidelines in treating single episodes of BV and in reducing chronic/recurrent episodes of BV. Continue reading