William and Mary

Women's Health Course

This online class addresses some important issues for women regarding their sexual health and contraceptive choices. The class and quiz are highly recommended for all women who:

  • make an appointment for a GYN exam
  • wish to obtain a prescription for contraceptives
  • wish to refill an existing prescription
  • simply want to learn more about women's health issues

Once you complete the class, you may print out the post-quiz, fill it out, and bring it to your appointment.

In this on-line class, you will learn:

  • What is involved in an annual gynecological examination and why it is necessary to have one
  • What your options are in choosing a contraceptive method (should you need one)
  • The advantages, disadvantages and possible side effects of hormonal contraceptive methods
  • The benefits of using condoms and other barrier methods
  • The signs and symptoms of some of the most common Sexually Transmitted Infections, and
  • The recommended Women's Health Tests and Screenings

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