the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)

A nationally accredited continuing nursing education provider presents:

Trego, L.L. (2011).  Prevention is the key to maintaining gynecologic health during deployment Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 41(2), epub ahead of print.

Prevention is the key to maintaining gynecologic health during deployment

Release date: March 12, 2012. Expiration date: September 12, 2014. 

Read the selected paper and answer all the questions that follow. After each question, there is a series of possible correct answers. Please select the one best answer for each. You must also complete the course evaluation section by September 12, 2014 to receive credit. Certificates of completion will be issued on receipt of the completed evaluation form, application, and processing fees.

AWHONN designates this activity for a maximum of 1 contact hour.

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by AWHONN or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity.

AWHONN also holds California BRN number: California CNE provider #CEP580.

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to

1. Describe the three most common gynecologic health problems that occur during military deployment.
2. Identify four characteristics of the military operational environment that have a negative impact on feminine hygiene practices.
3. Identify three methods to prevent gynecologic health problems during military deployment.
The author and planners for this activity report no conflict of interest or relevant financial relationships. The article includes no discussion of off-label drug or device use.