Aleece Fosnight, MSPAS, PA-C, CSCS, CSE, IF, NCMP, HAES, presented “APP-Directed Management of Female Sexual Health and GU Syndrome of Menopause” at the 11th Urology Today conference on October 27, 2023.

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How to cite: Fosnight, Aleece R. APP-Directed Management of Female Sexual Health and GU Syndrome of Menopause.” October 2023. Accessed May 2024. https://grandroundsinurology.com/app-directed-management-of-female-sexual-health-and-gu-syndrome-of-menopause/

APP-Directed Management of Female Sexual Health and GU Syndrome of Menopause – Summary

Aleece R. Fosnight, MSPAS, PA-C, CSCS, CSE, IF, NCMP, HAES, discusses APP-lead treatment of female sexual health and genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM). Ms. Fosnight begins by describing symptoms of GSM, including hormonal, sexual, and GI symptoms. She notes that while up to 84% of menopausal women face GSM symptoms, half have never been treated.

Ms. Fosnight then turns to GSM diagnosis and treatment options, including hormonal treatments, non-hormonal treatments, and physical therapy. For each treatment, she addresses safety, side effects, and contraindications. 

Ms. Fosnight concludes by emphasizing the importance of clear communication and preventative action. As many menopausal patients are likely to experience GSM, she emphasizes the importance of a frank, supportive dialogue between APPs and patients, noting that there are many safe treatment options available.

 

About The 11th Urology Today Conference:

Presented by chair Ryan P. Terlecki, MD, FACS, the 11th Urology Today conference was designed to keep urologists, urologic oncologists, and other healthcare providers educated on the most pertinent issues in urology practices. Areas of focus included urologic oncology, men’s health and reconstruction, female urology, pediatric urology, kidney stones and related conditions, and methods of providing the best care amidst the required logistics of the business side of medicine.

For further educational activities from this conference, visit our collection page.