Examination and Interpretation of Wet Preparations of Vaginal Specimens
Will resume after COVID-19.
Intended for Practicing Clinicians with Prior Wet Mount Experience
A three-hour course beginning with a thirty-minute presentation on applicable issues of CLIA regulation, laboratory quality control for microscopy, interpretation of vaginal wet mount (VWM), and application to diagnosis of STI vaginitis. Training modalities utilized in this section include: didactic lecture, PowerPoint presentation, and video demonstration. The remaining two and one-half hours consist of experiential training, including laboratory practicum on examination of saline and KOH vaginal wet mounts.
During this portion of the training, participants will have an opportunity for group discussion, explanation and demonstration, as well as practice and return demonstration.
Course fee of $50 will be waived for UCSF residents.