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Volume 40, Issue 9
Publication date: March 1, 2015
March 1, 2018
Vibrators and Other Devices in Gynecologic Practices
Barb DePree, MD (Moderator)
Director, Midlife Women’s Health, Holland Hospital, Holland, Michigan; gynecologist; NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner; Founder of MiddlesexMD, Douglas, Michigan
Mary Jo Rapini, LPC
Intimacy sex psychotherapist, private practice and Medical and University Hospitals, Houston Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Debra S. Wickman, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director of Sexual Medicine, Women’s Center, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona; board-certified gynecologist; NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
Identify the incidence of sexual dysfunction.
Determine how you can incorporate taking a sexual history into your office visit and what screeners/questions to consider.
Describe the options available to treat sexual dysfunction.
Describe pelvic floor anatomy.
Identify common myths around vibrator use.
Identify medical conditions that interfere with sexual function.
Understand how vibrators and other devices may benefit your patient.