This workshop will include a lecture and hands-on instructional session on the basics of pessaries; with the goal of developing attendees’ confidence in pessary fitting and pessary care. Included will be the evaluation of patients with pelvic organ prolapse and hands-on experience in fitting the most common pessaries. Register early! This session will be limited to 30 participants.
Identify different types of pessaries.
Evaluate the patient for pessary fitting.
Determine contraindications to pessary fitting.
Describe how to care for a pessary.
List complications associated with pessary use.
Practice placing and removing a pessary on an available non-human model.