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151 - Vaginal Estrogen: Is it Safe? How Should It Be Used?

‐ Oct 24, 2015 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

Vaginal estrogen is the most effective treatment for symptoms of vaginal atrophy by improving vaginal pH and flora, increasing vaginal tissue thickness and moisture and improving vaginal blood flow. This lecture will help you identify those patients most likely to benefit from vaginal estrogen.

Contact hours available until 10/26/17.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Gina Powley - Astellas/Medivation speaker bureau, Ferring Pharmaceuticals speaker bureau
• Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP, CUNP - Consultant: Bayer, Speaker's Bureau: Bayer
• Valre Welch, MSN, CPNP - Holister Continence Care Advisory Board; Speaker for Hollister Incontinence Workshops

Speaker Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.

1. Describe urogenital atrophy and risk factors.
2. Identify patients most likely to benefit from vaginal estrogen.
3. Discuss the pros and cons of vaginal estrogen.

Credits Available