Managing vulvovaginal candidiasis: A FREE webinar for health professionals

Date & Time
05 July 2022
Location
Webinar/Online Event

 

FREE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL WEBINAR

Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) affects around 75% of women at least once during their lifetime. Around 5-8% of women will develop recurrent VVC (RVVC) which often requires a longer management plan.

This event is designed to answer your clinical questions around acute and recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis, focusing on assessment and management. The webinar will include a presentation and the opportunity to discuss clinical questions with one of our Jean Hailes women’s health specialists, Dr Tanja Bohl

Please send your questions when you register so we can tailor the content accordingly.

The webinar for health professionals will include:
– An overview of the topic
– Examination and consultation essentials to improve practice
– Investigations
– Management options

Learning objectives

By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the clinical variations of a vulvovaginal candidiasis presentation.
  • Summarise the current guidelines for management of recurrent candidiasis infection.
  • Recommend evidence-based management options for the various forms of vulvovaginal candidiasis.

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is for all health professionals wanting to learn more about managing vulvovaginal candidiasis, including (but not limited to):

  • GPs
  • Nurses
  • Naturopaths
  • Allied health practitioners
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists

About the panel

Dr Tanja Bohl MBBS, FACD, Jean Hailes dermatologist

Dr Tanja Bohl is a dermatologist who works at the Jean Hailes medical centre in Clayton where she is part of the specialist vulval clinic. She also works in private practice in Gippsland in Victoria. She is the past president of the Australian and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society (ANZVS).

Host: Dr Elizabeth Farrell AM MBBS, HonLLD, FRANZCOG, FRCOG, Jean Hailes gynaecologist and Medical Director

Dr Elizabeth Farrell is a gynaecologist, founding member and medical director of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health. She retired in 2016 as Head of the Menopause Unit at Monash Medical Centre after 34 years of service. Dr Farrell is a past president of the Australasian Menopause Society and the Asia Pacific Menopause Federation. Her particular interest is in educating women and health professionals about menopause and many aspects of general gynaecology.

Course accreditation
This webinar is activity number 325768. It is accredited with RACGP for 2 CPD activity points.
NOTE: This is a CPD activity does not count towards GP’s RANZCOG accreditation.

 


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