Alternative therapies such as acupuncture and herbal medicine can be used to treat dyspareunia and chronic pelvic pain in men and women. Common causes for dyspareunia and chronic pelvic pain in both sexes as well as common treatments under the scope of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine are discussed. The goal is to create a clear understanding of how alternative care can be a valuable addition to a patient's current medical and/or pharmacological care protocols. Expand your understanding of how valuable alternative medicine is in treating dyspareunia and chronic pelvic pain, among other, sexual health conditions.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/11/22.
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.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The SUNA accreditation is reciprocal in the states and specialty organizations that recognize the ANCC-COA accreditation process. SUNA is also a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5556. Accreditation and approved provider status of CE in nursing does not imply ANCC-COA approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content. SUNA urges all participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.
Learning Outcome: After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to explain how alternative therapies/acupuncture can be a vital addition in the care of dyspareunia and chronic pelvic pain so that they can confidently refer patients to qualified professionals.
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