Discussing menstrual cycle-related mood symptoms provides an opportune time during the visit to complete depression screening.
December 2021 Vol. 9 No. 6
We have an obligation to teach the next generation of providers about the role of implicit bias in healthcare and its impact on patients served.
Highlights of Updated Recommendations in the 2021 CDC Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines
The 2021 guidelines include updated recommendations for treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and Mycoplasma genitalium, and alternative treatment options for bacterial vaginosis (BV).
In the US, the incidence of PPCM is rising, possibly due to advanced maternal age, an increased rate of multifetal pregnancies secondary to modern fertility techniques, and increased recognition and awareness of the disease.
The WHNP is ideally situated to consider adding telehealth services for older women as part of preventive healthcare and chronic health condition management.
In a time when parental vaccine hesitancy in pediatric spaces continues to occur, it is important that NPs have a tool kit for continuing the conversation in both an empathetic and informative way.
To fully meet patients’ needs, provide compassionate care that helps our patients thrive, and to create the best health outcomes possible, it is important to make SRHE a priority in our practice.