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Managing vulvovaginal candidiasis: A free webinar for health professionals

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This webinar has been developed to improve health professionals’ management of vulvovaginal candidiasis, a common and often recurring condition affecting many women.

Panel

  • Dr Tanja Bohl, dermatologist, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health
  • Hosted by: Dr Elizabeth Farrell AM, Jean Hailes Medical Director and gynaecologist

Read more about the panel below.

A free webinar for health professionals

Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) affects around 75% of women at least once during their lifetime. Around 5-8% of women will develop recurrent VVC (RVVC) which often requires a longer management plan.

This event is designed to answer your clinical questions around acute and recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis, focusing on assessment and management. The webinar will include a presentation and the opportunity to discuss clinical questions with one of our Jean Hailes women's health specialists, Dr Tanja Bohl

Please send your questions when you register so we can tailor the content accordingly.

The webinar for health professionals will include:
- An overview of the topic
- Examination and consultation essentials to improve practice
- Investigations
- Management options

Learning objectives

By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the clinical variations of a vulvovaginal candidiasis presentation.
  • Summarise the current guidelines for management of recurrent candidiasis infection.
  • Recommend evidence-based management options for the various forms of vulvovaginal candidiasis.

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is for all health professionals wanting to learn more about managing vulvovaginal candidiasis, including (but not limited to):

  • GPs
  • Nurses
  • Naturopaths
  • Allied health practitioners
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists
Download event details (PDF)
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Course accreditation

This webinar is activity number 325768. It is accredited with RACGP for 2 CPD activity points.

NOTE: This is a CPD activity does not count towards GP's RANZCOG accreditation.

If you are a health professional wanting to learn more about managing vulvovaginal candidiasis

Register now

About the panel

Tanja bohl

Dr Tanja Bohl
MBBS, FACD
Jean Hailes dermatologist

Dr Tanja Bohl is a dermatologist who works at the Jean Hailes medical centre in Clayton where she is part of the specialist vulval clinic. She also works in private practice in Gippsland in Victoria. She is the past president of the Australian and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society (ANZVS).

Dr Elizabeth Farrell AM

Host:
Dr Elizabeth Farrell AM

MBBS, HonLLD, FRANZCOG, FRCOG
Jean Hailes gynaecologist and Medical Director

Dr Elizabeth Farrell is a gynaecologist, founding member and medical director of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health. She retired in 2016 as Head of the Menopause Unit at Monash Medical Centre after 34 years of service. Dr Farrell is a past president of the Australasian Menopause Society and the Asia Pacific Menopause Federation. Her particular interest is in educating women and health professionals about menopause and many aspects of general gynaecology.