Sexual Dysfunction

Return to all Women's Health sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Use a standardized method (e.g. PLISSIT, or ALLOW) to identify the underlying physiological and psychological factors that can influence female sexual dysfunction.
2. Diagnose and evaluate sexual dysfunction in accordance to current DSM-5 and ACOG guidelines, or coordinate referral and follow-up with a trained specialist.
3. Analyze symptoms and conduct a thorough medical and sexual history to determine when sexual dysfunction may be a symptom of an underlying illness, and recommend additional testing as necessary.
4. Develop collaborative care plans with patients for the treatment of sexual dysfunction, emphasizing patient education, treatment options, and coordination of care with a mental health or sexual dysfunction specialist as necessary.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
Parent activity set: 

Nanette Santoro, MD, Professor and E Stewart Taylor Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology; University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
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