Managing sexual pain: a multidisciplinary approach

Webinar (1.5 hours) — Last updated 30 August 2016 — Last reviewed 24 August 2016


Dr Anita Elias – Sexual medicine & therapy specialist

  • Sexual Medicine and Sexual and Relationship Therapy Head, Sexual Medicine and Therapy Clinic, Monash Health
  • Sexual Counselling Clinic, Royal Women's Hospital

Dr Elizabeth Farrell – Gynaecologist  

  • Founding board member, Jean Hailes for Women's Health
  • Chair, Medical & Allied Health Advisory Committee (MAHAC), Jean Hailes for Women's Health
  • Head, Menopause Unit, Monash Medical Centre
  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University

Ms Janetta Webb – Pelvic floor physiotherapist

  • BAppSci. (Phty), Postgrad Cert. (Continence & Pelvic Floor Rehab.)

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Topics covered

  • Dyspareunia
  • Vaginismus
  • Causes of sexual pain
  • Common presentations across ages and life stages
  • Multidisciplinary management options

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Learning objectives

  1. Recognise the common clinical presentations of sexual pain across reproductive life stages
  2. Discuss the possible biological & psychosexual aetiologies of dyspareunia
  3. Identify the multidisciplinary management option for dyspareunia


This webinar is activity number 87241. It is accredited with 3 category 2 CPD points.
NOTE: This is a Category 2 activity, and does not count towards a GP's RANZCOG accreditation.

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