Graeme Dennerstein
23 Jul 2017

Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain

Your patient tells you that they are experiencing severe pelvic pain. Could the cause of this be due to endometriosis, or is it something else? This Course will assist you to differentiate endometriosis from other causes of pelvic pain.


Explain what endometriosis is and how it is different from other causes of pelvic pain


Identify the common signs and symptoms of endometriosis


Describe how endometriosis may be diagnosed and treated



27 Jun 2018
Interesting , informative course, really defining pelvic pain and the possible treatments which are individualised and according to what works best for a particular patient and whether or no not they plan to conceive.
21 Jun 2018
Very good
20 Jun 2018
Good presentation.
10 Jun 2018
I found this subject interesting, as a consumer of this website, & I personally have 3 teenage daughters, I wanted to be able to advise any patients or family members etc. of the interventional surgical and medical advancements that are available for such people.
07 Jun 2018
06 Jun 2018
topic was interesting
06 Jun 2018
Easy to follow. A good presentation . Thank you
31 May 2018
30 May 2018
Gentle and informative
30 May 2018
Interesting short info session on endometriosis
30 May 2018
30 May 2018
Easy to follow and very informative!
27 May 2018
Very informative. Thank you
27 May 2018
very good
27 May 2018
Good learning and reference point
26 May 2018
25 May 2018
very good
24 May 2018
the education was clear and informative
18 May 2018
Have learnt valuable knowledge on the symptoms and treatment of endometriosis,
18 May 2018
Good presentation.
18 May 2018
16 May 2018
This online learning was significantly advantageous in understanding the diagnosis of endometriosis in women and its treatment options.
14 May 2018
13 May 2018
Very concise and spot on!
13 May 2018
Enjoyed the lecturer and there knowledge of the subject.
12 May 2018
very informative
10 May 2018
10 May 2018
This video lecture was comprehensive in its content and very interesting, with diagrams and case studies to facilitate learning
10 May 2018
The educator is knowledgeable. Surely I will recommend this education to other health professionals.
09 May 2018
I would recommend this education to other health professionals
08 May 2018
The presenter was very knowledgeable on this topic - a thorough presentation.
07 May 2018
06 May 2018
very interesting
06 May 2018
Good detail re treatment approached for both women trying to conceive and also those not trying to conceive.
23 Apr 2018
Good presentation
16 Apr 2018
Very useful online material.
16 Apr 2018
Yes the educator was very engaging and informative
03 Apr 2018
Speaker was very quiet on but information was very nicely presented and most helpful for reviewing.
16 Mar 2018
Excellent information and very applicable for nursing care
26 Feb 2018
22 Feb 2018
Best treatment of endometriosis is Laparoscopy with biopsy to diagnose with certainty of U/S MRI CT CLINICAL exam done by experienced Gynaecologist
19 Feb 2018
Excellent presenter

Course Overview

Topics include:

  • Gynaecological causes of pelvic pain
  • Non-gynaecological causes of pelvic pain
  • Diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis

Target audience

Health professionals caring for women of all ages, and especially those working in women's health, primary practice, paediatrics, and adolescent health.


Enhance awareness of the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for endometriosis, and how it differs to other causes of pelvic pain and discomfort.


Endometriosis is a common, chronic, painful pelvic condition that can afflict women from the time of menarche to menopause. Often endometriosis is diagnosed in women being investigated for chronic abdominal pain, which they have experienced in silence. Endometriosis can have a major impact on a woman's quality of life, with the symptoms interfering with work, relationships, family and overall health. One of the main issues is that there is often a delay in diagnosing endometriosis and some women have symptoms for many years before treatment is started. Health professionals need to be able to distinguish endometriosis from other causes of pelvic pain so that they can appropriately advise women on how and where to seek assistance and to provide support.

Health professionals in Australia that are registered with AHPRA are required to obtain continuing professional development (CPD) hours/points each year that relates to their context of practice, in order to comply with mandatory regulatory requirements.

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