The Generalist's Guide: Irregular Vaginal Bleeding of the Young Patient is the third unit of a three-part series co-authored by ACOG and NASPAG experts in obstetrics and gynecology. This unit covers diagnosis, evaluation, and management of the young patient as well as referral guidelines and three practice cases. It is also geared specifically toward the generalist who needs more information about managing pediatric and adolescent patients.
By the end of this course, providers should be able to:
- Describe the common causes of abnormal vaginal bleeding in pediatric and adolescent patients
- Discuss the evaluation and management of abnormal vaginal bleeding in the pediatric and adolescent patients
- Explain when referral to subspecialty services is appropriate
- Communicate effectively with patients about diagnosis and treatment
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.
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