Scope of Practice

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The OBG/WYN and Midwifery Services have a team of Women's Health Nurse Practitioners who are certified by National Certification Corporation External link icon for the Obstetric, Gynocologic and Neonatal Nursing specialties.

Scope of Gynecologic Practice

  • Treatment of abnormal pap smears
  • Postmenopausal issues
  • Chronic pelvic pain / Endometriosis
  • Menstrual problems
  • Pelvic mass
  • Medical and surgical treatment of urinary incontinence
  • Birth control
  • Treatment of pre-cancerous lesions of the gynecologic organs
  • Treatment of sexually transmitted infections
  • Adolescent and pediatric gynecology
  • Dyspareunia (pain with sexual intercourse)
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Postmenopausal bleeding
  • Insertion of Implanon (implantable birth control)
  • Office — Base hysteroscopy and placement of birth control device.

Gynecologic Surgeries

  • Incontinence procedures
  • Pelvic reconstructive surgeries
  • Endometrial ablation with NovaSure® External link icon and other ablative procedures
  • Hysterectomies
  • Vaginal
  • Abdominal
  • Laparoscopic assisted
  • Cystoscopy
  • Hysteroscopy: diagnostic and operative
  • Laparoscopy: diagnostic and operative
  • Removal of pelvic mass: open or by laparoscopy
  • Treatment of pre-cancerous lesions of the gynecologic organs
  • Scar revisions
  • Tubal ligation of various types to include Essure®
  • Tubal Reversal Surgery (wait list 6-9 months)
  • Dilation and currettage

Scope of Obstretric Practice

Obstetrics Surgeries

Antepartum Diagnostic Center