NPWH News

  • January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    Close to 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but cervical cancer is nearly always preventable with the appropriate Pap and HPV tests. This month, make cervical cancer screening a priority with the help of our Cervical Cancer Screening Toolkit. The toolkit is a free product that includes creative and informative materials for both NPs and women. The goal of this toolkit is to help your patients keep Pap and HPV tests top of mindThe educational toolkit contains posters and table tents for waiting/exam room display, wearable buttons for you and your staff, a provider brochure with helpful discussion topics, and patient information sheets.

    Click here for more information and to order your (free!) copy.

  • NPWH and Society for Women's Health Research Release Information on GSM

    NPWH and Society for Women's Health Research Release Information on GSM

    NPWH and the Society for Women's Health Research recently collaborated on an initiative to share information about genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM). Approximately 40-50% of women experience symptoms of GSM.

    Providers, click here to learn more about GSM. Patients, click here to learn more about how to discuss GSM with your healthcare provider.

  • Recorded Sessions from the 2016 NPWH Conference are Now Available!

    Recorded Sessions from the 2016 NPWH Conference are Now Available!

    If you would like to view the recorded sessions from the 19th Annual Clinical Conference, please visit the recorded sessions page of the new NPWH E-Learning Portal. If you attended the conference in New Orleans, LA, you will be able to view/review all of the course content free of charge. If you would like to earn credit for a session you did not attend, you will need to purchase the post-test first. Click here to get started.

     

    If you would like to purchase the entire conference, go to the recorded sessions page and scroll to the bottom to add the entire curriculum to your cart. 

  • News Release: Consensus of Health Experts Ensure that Women Receive the Preventive Care They Need

    News Release: Consensus of Health Experts Ensure that Women Receive the Preventive Care They Need

    On December 20, a coalition of national health professional organizations (including NPWH) put forward updated recommendations for clinical guidelines to the Women’s Preventive Services Guidelines.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration announced they are supporting these clinical guidelines. With the aim of improving the well-being of women across the country, the list of preventive services includes implementation considerations to address clinical and practical aspects of applying the recommendation for patient care.

    Read the full press release here
  • NPWH Collaboration with STTI

    NPWH Collaboration with STTI

    NPWH is excited to announce a collaboration with Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing to share the research and innovative project abstracts, posters, and presentation slides from our annual conference with nursing colleagues across the nation and globe.

    We hope you will visit the NPWH page on the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository website at http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/619023 to view those authors that gave permission to upload their abstracts from our 19th Annual conference.

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