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This Course consists of 4 modules on Nursing:

- Assessment of prolapse and Pessary sizing - Angie Rantell
- Managing complications and trouble shooting - Ranee Thakar
- Pessary Self Management - Rohna Kearney & Lucy Dwyer
- Patient Expectations Folllowing Pessary Insertion - Ellie Stewart

The overall purpose of this activity is to enable the leaner to…
...  understand the use of pessaries in the management of POP.  This will not only include the initial assessment and management of POP but also advice regarding pessary sizing and fitting, managing patient expectations, managing complications and options around self-management.
... understand the role and place of vaginal pessaries as part of the treatment algorithm for pelvic organ prolapse
... be able to counsel women appropriately regarding pessary use and its potential impact on bladder, bowel and sexual function

All health care professionals caring for women with pelvic organ prolapse and pessaries.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support
No commercial support was received for this activity.

Acknowledgment of In-Kind Commercial Support
No in-kind commercial support was received for this educational activity.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco.  All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved.  (C7 SCS 6.1-­‐6.2, 6.5)

All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed in the program book. If their name is not listed below, they disclosed that they had no relevant financial relationships.

Assessment of prolapse and Pessary sizing
Managing complications and trouble shooting
Pessary Self Management
Patient Expectations following pessary insertion
Evaluation & Certificate

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