Physical Examination and Health Assessment DVD Series: DVD 12: Female Genitalia, Version 2
Carolyn Jarvis, MSN, APN, CNP
Video 12 from the Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment Video Series begins with an anatomical review of a woman’s external and internal genitalia, anus, and rectum. It describes critical preparation steps for this sensitive examination, including how to perform a mirror pelvic exam. Then it demonstrates how to inspect and palpate the external and internal genitalia, collect cervical smears and cultures, and perform a bimanual examination. It concludes with assessment of the perianal region and techniques to perform the rectovaginal examination.
Health history topics about the genitourinary tract and lower GI tract
A list of equipment for examining the female genitalia, anus, and rectum
One cross-cultural scene about pubic hair development in different populations
Four developmental scenes about pubic hair development in adolescence, genitalia variations in newborns, cervical os changes with parity, and cervical changes in pregnancy and menopause
One health promotion scenario about the mirror pelvic exam
A list of patient-teaching topics, ranging from cervical cancer prevention to effective contraception
By Carolyn Jarvis, MSN, APN, CNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL
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