A three-hour course from 2-5 p.m. beginning with a fifteen-minute didactic presentation on applicable issues of CLIA regulation, quality control, and infection control. This will be followed by fifteen minutes on interpretation of VWM and application to diagnosis of vaginitis, utilizing lecture, PowerPoint presentation, and group discussion. The remaining two and one-half hours consists of experiential training, including laboratory practicum on examination of saline and KOH vaginal wet mounts (VWM). During this portion of the training, participants will have an opportunity for group discussion, explanation and demonstration, as well as practice and return demonstration. Course fee of $50 will be waived for UCSF residents.
3 CME credits: $15; Nursing Contact Hours: Free
Cardea Services designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.
This activity have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical (IMQ/CMA) through the Joint Sponsorship of Cardea Services, Inc., and the California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center.
The California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 14547 for 3.6 contact hours for Examination & Interpretation of Wet Preparations of Vaginal Specimens. If you are requesting nursing contact hours, you must be in attendance for the entire training. No partial credit is allowed.