This activity has been designed
to meet the educational needs of physician assistants and
nurse practitioners in primary care who provide health
care to women experiencing sexual pain disorders.
Original Release Date: May 2011
Expiration Date: May 31, 2012
Estimated Time to Complete this Activity: 1 hour
Medium: Printed journal and online CE/CME
The primary objective of
this educational initiative is to provide clinicians in primary
care with the most up-to-date information regarding
identification of and treatment for sexual pain disorders in
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
Shirley R. Baron, PhD, is an Assistant Professor
of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at
Northwestern University, Chicago, and a Clinical Associate
at the University of Chicago in the Department of Obstetrics
and Gynecology’s Program in Integrative Sexual
Medicine for Women and Girls with Cancer; she also has
an independent practice in clinical psychology and sex
Judith Florendo, PT, owns, operates, and practices
at Florendo Physical Therapy in Chicago; she will
soon complete her doctorate in physical therapy at Rosalind
Franklin University of Medicine and Science in
Stacey Sandbo, MS, RN, C-ANP, is a nurse
practitioner in the Student Care Center at the University
of Chicago Medical Center.
Andreea Mihai, BA, is a medical
student at Rush Medical College in Chicago.
Tessler Lindau, MD, MAPP, is an Associate Professor at
the University of Chicago Department of Obstetrics and
Gynecology’s Program in Integrative Sexual Medicine for
Women and Girls With Cancer, the Department of Medicine–Geriatrics, and the Comprehensive Cancer Center.
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a
maximum of 1.0 hour of American Academy of Physician
Assistants (AAPA) Category I CME credit by the Physician
Assistant Review Panel. Approval is valid for one year
from the issue date of May 2011. Participants may submit
the self-assessment at any time during that period.
This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s
CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for
Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs.
Successful completion of the self-assessment is required
to earn Category I CME credit.
Successful completion is
defined as a cumulative score of at least 70% correct.
Nurse Practitioners: This program has been approved by the Nurse Practitioner Association New York State (The NPA) for 1.0 contact hour.
DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
The faculty reported the following financial relationships
or relationships to products or devices they or their
spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related
to the content of this CME activity: Shirley R. Baron,
PhD, Judith Florendo, PT, Stacey Sandbo, MS, RN,
C-ANP, Andreea Mihai, BA, and Stacy Tessler Lindau,
MD, MAPP, reported no significant financial relationship
with any commercial entity related to this activity.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
The fee for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity is $10.00. During the period May 2011 through May 31, 2012, participants must:
If you have any questions, e-mail CR.email@example.com. Upon successful completion of an online posttest, with a score of 70% of better, and the completion of the online activity evaluation form, a statement of credit will be made available immediately.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. AAPA, The NPA, and Quadrant HealthCom Inc. do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of AAPA, The NPA, or Quadrant HealthCom Inc. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and the possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.