The Evaluation and Management of Pudendal Neuralgia; How Any Clinician Can Make a Difference
Saturday, November 5, 2022
Pudendal neuralgia (also known as Alcock's syndrome, Pudendal Canal Syndrome) is a condition caused by an entrapment, compression or tension of the pudendal nerve resulting in pain in the distribution of the pudendal nerve. Pudendal neuralgia is a rare condition and many healthcare providers are unaware of this condition and lack knowledge in the diagnosis, treatment and management of Pudendal Neuralgia.
At the conclusion of this educational activity, attendees will be able to:
- Discuss the clinical evaluation and diagnosis of pudendal neuralgia
- Describe primary care physicians' impact on the care of patients with pudendal neuralgia and chronic pain
- Review the anatomy and physiology of pelvic pain disorders
- Describe non-pharmaceutical and non-surgical treatments for chronic pain and pudendal neuralgia
- Integrate the concept of overlapping conditions into the management of patients with chronic pain
- Apply strategies for providing care for a patient with chronic pain or pudendal neuralgia
- Recognize when to refer to a specialist
This meeting will be of interest to Surgeons, Primary Care Physicians, Interventional Radiologists, Gynecologists, Neurologists, Urologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pain Physicians, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Residents, Fellows, and Medical Students.
Schedule of the day's activities, including presenters and topics.
Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Pudendal Neuralgia Association, Inc.
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Maryland School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Physicians - $200
- Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants & Physical Therapists - $150
- Residents, Fellows, Medical Students & Nurses - $100