Chronic pelvic pain affects 15% of women ages 18 to 50 years old. An interactive problem-based learning discussion with multidisciplinary speakers will review the broad differential diagnoses of pelvic pain, discuss appropriate specialist referral, and identify evidence-based strategies for pelvic pain management.
Diagnosing and Treating Pelvic Pain: Pain Medicine Perspectives
Diagnosing and Treating Pelvic Pain: Urogynecologic Perspectives
Marian G. Acevedo Alvarez
Treating Pelvic Pain: Psychosocial Perspectives
- Differentiate bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis from a myriad of other pelvic pain conditions including endometriosis, vulvodynia, and peripheral nerve entrapments.
- Identify the role(s) of various specialists (e.g., pain medicine specialist, urologist, pain psychologist, and physical therapist) in the evidence-based interdisciplinary treatment of pelvic pain.