AHP, Nurse and Nursing Associate
M&K Update
30th April 2024
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Course information

As women are now living longer, genital prolapse is becoming an ever-increasing problem. Nurses working in Primary/Secondary Care settings have to fit and change vaginal (ring) pessaries on a frequent basis.

Course content

• An overview of the female genital tract
• Signs and symptoms of prolapse
• Types of pessaries available How to fit and change a ring pessary
• Identification of problems and how to solve them
• Hormone Replacement Therapy for the genital tract

Course aims/outcomes

• Understand the causes of female genital prolapse
• Describe the signs and symptoms associated this condition
• Explain to women how gynaecological surgery may help
• Identify problems associated with ring pessaries
• Describe how to fit and change ring pessaries

Electronic handouts will be made available for delegates to download.

A certificate of attendance will be sent following completion of a feedback form.

Course eligibility

This CPD course is for Practice Nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals. Please check here if you are eligible for these funded courses.

Please note: By applying for any of these training courses, you/your practice will not be able to also claim your £333 allocated CPD funding.