Vulvovaginal Candidiasis and Bacterial Vaginosis - Free Online Courses for Midwives & Nurses

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Vulvovaginal candidiasis and bacterial vaginosis

MODULE SUMMARY

Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and bacterial vaginosis (BV) are the most common causes of vaginitis.1 This article focuses on the aetiology of uncomplicated VVC and BV in women aged 16 to 60 years. It considers evidence-based therapeutic options available over the counter and situations when medical referral is required.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After studying this module you should:

  • Be aware of the main signs and symptoms of VVC and BV.
  • Appreciate the main causes of VVC and BV and who may be susceptible.
  • Be aware of treatment options of uncomplicated VVC and BV.
  • Understand when self-care of VVC is appropriate and advice that can be offered.

NEXT STEPS

  • Read the clinical review: if you don't have a printed version, click here to download a pdf
  • Complete the online assessment
  • Receive CPD credit

AUTHORS

Nicky Clark, RM, RGN, ADM, CERT ED (ADULTS), MA, SFHEA, and Andrea Hilton, BPharm (Hons), MSc, PhD, PGCERT, SFHEA, MRPharmS

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