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A pelvic examination, also pelvic exam, is a physical examination of the female pelvic organs. It is an exam done by a doctor, nurse or physician assistant to examine vagina and cervix. This is for women who are sexually active and for all women over age 18.
A pelvic examination is the basic clinical evaluation technique used in obstetrics and gynecology. This 5 minute introduction will explain the essential elements of the exam. The video was designed to prepare students for patient encounters, supervised by their instructors.
This video was developed for the education and training of healthcare providers. Clinical application of this knowledge is not authorized, unless under the direct supervision of a qualified instructor, or after certification by the appropriate licensing authority.