Description of this module

Vaginal Infections

Vaginal Infections


Objectives - With this training, the attendee should be able to:

  • Know the anatomy of the female genital tract;
  • Recognize the most common types of vaginal infections in women, its etiology, prevention and therapy;
  • Recommend a proper genital hygiene, referring to feminine hygiene products.


  • Anatomy and physiology of the female genital system
  • Defense mechanisms
  • Signs and warning symptoms
  • Bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis
  • Vulvovaginal candidiasis
  • Intimate hygiene
  • Products: composition and characteristics
  • Expositive methods (oral exposure of the contents);
  • Demonstrative methods (pictures and videos displayed);
  • Active methods (case studies discussion and constant interaction with participants to consolidate the learned ideas and contents).
  • Final evaluation of the knowledge acquired by the learner;
  • Evaluation of the trainer, the training session and the training provider.
  • This training aims to involve all health professionals: pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants, nurses and assistants, managers and supervisors who exercise their activity in the field of the pharmacy.
  • This training includes material to support the learning and an attendance certificate.